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Iranian state TV has shown the launch of the new medium range Khorramshar ballistic missile - just days after President Trump lambasted Iran at the UN General Assembly.
Also in the programme: Could an earthquake in North Korea indicate a fresh weapons test? And the Royal Shakespeare Company sells off thousands of costumes.
Photo: A Khorramshahr missile in a military parade in Iran. Credit: Getty Images
As the war or words between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump escalates, the North Korean foreign minister, Ri Yong-ho, has suggested that Pyongyang is considering the 'strongest hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific'. We ask Professor Vipin Narang, and expert in nuclear proliferation and strategy at the MIT, how seriously we should take North Korea's H-bomb threat?
Also in the programme: How Germany's response to the refugee crisis is playing into their election; Uber banned from London
(Photo shows: The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un responding to US President Donald Trump's statement at the UN. Credit: Reuters/KCNA)
In an unprecedented personal statement, the North Korean leader said President Trump would 'pay dearly' for a UN speech where he threatened to 'totally destroy' the North if the US was forced to defend itself. Mr Trump responded that the 'madman... will be tested like never before'. But how likely is tough action following this tough talk?
Also on the programme: reaction to ride-hailing app Uber losing its licence to operate in London, and Prime Minister May sets out the UK's Brexit priorities in a long-awaited speech in Florence.
Photo: A man watches a television news programme showing US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Credit: Jung-Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images.
President Trump has signed an executive order which authorises the US treasury to penalise any individuals or institutions in America doing business with North Korea. Meanwhile China has also instructed its banks to stop dealing with Pyongyang.
Also in the programme: Rescue efforts continue in central Mexico after a devastating earthquake. And we preview this weekend's German election from Dusseldorf.
(Photo: South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump at the UN General Assembly in New York. Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
Rescuers are racing against the clock to reach survivors trapped under the rubble of a school in Mexico City, which collapsed during Tuesday's earthquake.
So far 230 people are known to have died, with at least 21 children and five adults killed under the collapsed primary school.
Also in the programme: the role inequality is playing in German election campaigns; and Serbia's openly gay Prime Minister has become the first head of government in a Balkan country to take part in a gay pride march.
Photo: Rescuers search for survivors amid the rubble from a building flattened by the 7.1-magnitude in Mexico City. Credit: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)
The latest on the recovery efforts in Mexico after Tuesday's earthquake: At least 21 children and five adults have died at a primary school which collapsed in Mexico City.
Also on the programme: Puerto Rico feels the full force of Hurricane Maria; and celebration in Iraqi Kurdistan, ahead of next Monday's ballot on whether to break with Baghdad.
(Photo: Soldiers search for survivors in a flattened building in Mexico City. Credit: Getty)