BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

Rare Report from Inside War-Torn Yemen

The BBC has gained rare access to the port city of Aden in southern Yemen. More than two years of civil war have left thousands dead; and hundreds of thousands of Yemenis have contracted Cholera in recent months.

Also in the programme: Taking a cruise along the China-North Korea border; and why bottling your own scent may be a good idea if you live with dementia.

Picture: BBC correspondent Orla Guerrin reporting from a hospital in the Yemeni city of Aden. Credit: BBC

Israel Removes Security Measures at Jerusalem Holy Site

Muslim leaders have lifted a boycott of Islam's third holiest site in East Jerusalem after the last remnants of Israel's recently installed security apparatus were taken away.

Also in the programme: the leader of Japan's main opposition party announces her resignation after only a year in the job, and is it really necessary to complete a course of antibiotics?

Photo: Palestinian Muslim protesters pray outside the al-Aqsa mosque. Credit: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images.

Trump Says Transgender People Banned from Military Service

In a tweet, President Trump cites "tremendous medical costs and disruption" as the reason for a ban on transgender people in the US military.

In other news: How the world's most valuable fungus could be at risk; and we hear from the leader of a "liberal" mosque.

(Photo: US President Donald Trump. Credit: Justin Merriman/Getty Images)

EU Court says Austria can Deport Asylum Seekers

The European Court of Justice's ruling was brought by Austria and Slovenia, and could affect the future of several hundred people who arrived during the migrant crisis of 2015.

Also in the programme: new diesel and petrol vehicles to be banned from 2040 in the UK, and we hear from women who have fled Raqqa and are now being held by Kurdish forces on the outskirts of the city.

(Photo: Migrants Cross From Hungary Into Austria On Route To Northern Europe. Credit: Getty Images)

Future of US Attorney-General Jeff Sessions in Doubt

President Trump says he will make a decision soon on Jeff Sessions' future, after publicly criticising him over his handling of the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Also in the programme: Trump hails a Senate vote to debate a Republican healthcare bill, and sperm counts fall dramatically in the West.

Photo: US Attorney-General Jeff Sessions. Credit: Getty Images

US President Attacks his Attorney-General

President Trump has again attacked his own Attorney-General, in an early-morning series of tweets. He accused Jeff Sessions of adopting a very weak position on what he called the "crimes" of his presidential rival, Hillary Clinton.

Also in the programme: melting of Greenland ice-sheet "could accelerate"; and did Polish protests work?

Picture: Attorney-General Jeff Sessions. Credit: Getty Images