BBC Newshour

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Russian airliner crashes in Egypt

Russian airliner crashes in Sinai en route to St Petersburg - no passengers are thought to have survived; Dozens die in a nightclub fire in Bucharest believed to have been started by indoor fireworks; Halloween asteroid flyby

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Turkey Votes This Weekend

Newshour comes from London and Istanbul, Turkey: Snap elections -- the second in five months -- have been called this weekend in Turkey, amidst a worsening security situation; the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague awards the Philippines the right to bring a case against China over a territorial dispute in the South China Sea; and the UK government's policy of paying former British detainees at Guantanamo Bay millions of dollars of compensation, but why?

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Saudi FM: Assad Will Go

The Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir tells Newshour that the Syrian president, Bashir al Assad will have to leave power no matter what for there to be a solution to the crisis in Syria; China abandons its decades-long policy of restricting most families to having only one child, introduced to prevent over-population; and how do you stop Egyptian men sexually harrassing women? A group of artists come up with the idea of posting comic strips on the walls of metro stations to show what it feels like to be the victim of sexual harrassment

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29/10/2015 13:06 GMT

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Austria's Interior Minister on Fence with Slovenia

Austria and Slovenia say they are planning to build fences on their southern borders to help to control the flow of migrants and refugees; an exclusive BBC investigation from the United States has uncovered details of the case against a man jailed for the killing of a British tourist -- which may cast doubt on the safety of his conviction; and we talk space science with former astronaut, Commander Chris Hadfield.

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The "Beautiful, Untold Story" of Saudi Arabia

Human rights or business in Saudi Arabia? 50 years after the first American astronaut walked in space, two more are out there; the audio trickery behind wildlife films.

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