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Recent Episodes

Trump Administration Defends 'Extreme Vetting'

Republican and Democratic Party politicians react to US President Donald Trump's immigration ban affecting nationals from seven majority-Muslim nations. One Democratic congressman tells us how they intend to fight the new border measures.

Also in the programme, Benoit Hamon wins the primary to become the French Socialist Party's candidate in upcoming presidential elections. And India counts the cost of withdrawing large denomination bank notes.

(Photo: Demonstrators gather near The White House to protest President Trump's travel ban on seven Muslim countries. Credit: Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Bans Refugees

Following Donald Trump's ban on refugees, the UN's Refugee Agency and the International Organisation for Migration are calling on the US to continue to protect people fleeing war and persecution. We speak to IOM's Leonard Doyle.

Also on the programme: The Democratic Republic of Congo is to sign a power sharing agreement; and why are young people somewhat reluctant to return home for the Chinese New Year.

(Picture: US President Donald Trump signing executive orders. Credit: Getty Images)

Confusion Over US Refugee Ban

President Donald Trump is facing legal challenges to his executive order placing a temporary ban on refugees from entering the United States. There has been confusion among airlines, customs and border officials, with travellers prevented from boarding and some detained after landing on American soil.

Also on the programme: Scientists warn that global warming could lead to raised levels of toxic mercury in fish and what sort of music does your dog like?

(Photo: Protesters rally at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Credit: Getty Images)

Theresa May Says Liberal Interventionism Must End

British Prime Minister tells US that the era of Western military intervention is over. Theresa May will become the first foreign leader to visit President Donald Trump.

Also in the programme...How the Mexican wall could affect trade; Al-Shabab inflict heavy blow on Kenyan army; Why young girls think they can't be geniuses.

(Photo: Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses Joint Republican Issues Conference in Philadelphia. Credit: REUTERS)

A New Era of US-UK Relations?

The British PM Theresa May meets President Trump. Will the 'special relationship' continue as normal?

Also on the programme... Britain's about-turn on Syria; why some domestic abuse has been decriminalised in Russia; remembering the Holocaust.

(Photo: President Trump meets British PM Theresa May. Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

British Premier Prepares for Trump Meeting

The British Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to become first foreign leader to meet US President Donald Trump. But Mr Trump's comments supporting torture could make Mrs May's visit more difficult.

Also in the programme: Does anxiety and depression increase the risk of dying from cancer? And the Williams sisters - Serena and Venus - are due to meet for their 9th Grand Slam tennis final.

(Photo: British Prime Minister Theresa May. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)