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Assad Hails 'Historic Aleppo Liberation'

President Assad declares a historic moment in Syria as the last civilians and fighters leave the rebel enclave in Aleppo. Charles Lister of the Middle East Institute analyses where this leaves Syria's civil war.

Also on the programme euthanasia in Belgium and the EU's Galileo satellite system goes live.

(Picture: A Syrian man cries during an evacuation operation of rebel fighters and their families from rebel-held neighbourhoods on December 15, 2016 in the embattled city of Aleppo. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Evacuation from Rebel-Held East Aleppo

Evacuees start to leave the last opposition enclave in the city after a deal was agreed with the Syrian government and its allies; The Austrian government takes control of the house where Adolf Hitler was born; Britain is to become the first country in the world to legally offer IVF using DNA from two women and one man.

(Photo: Buses line up for the evacuation operation of rebel fighters and their families from rebel-held neighbourhoods of Aleppo. Credit: George Ourfalian / AFP / Getty Images

Aleppo Evacuation Delayed

Syrian shelling resumes after Aleppo evacuation deal founders. Both sides blame each other as ceasefire breaks down after new conditions are made for the deal to evacuate people from Aleppo. Also, going back in time to a Soviet town, and do some viruses favour women?

(Photo: Buses waiting to evacuate people from eastern Aleppo Credit: AFP)

UN Says Bombing of Aleppo 'Probably a War Crime'

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Raad al-Hussein, says raids by the Syrian government and its allies on an area "packed with civilians" most likely violates international law. Can Turkey and Russia, key supporters of the rebels and the Syrian government respectively, help bring about an end to the violence?

Also in the programme, US Democrats ponder whether Hillary Clinton's failed election pitch was too centrist or too heavily aimed at minority voters. The president of the Philippines admits to personally killing suspected criminals. And the world's 'most intense game of rock, paper, scissors' takes place in Japan.

(Photo: Syrians leaving a rebel-held part of Aleppo as government forces move to secure the city. Credit: Karam al-Masri/AFP/Getty Images)

Aleppo Civilians 'Massacred'

UN's humanitarian adviser on Syria, Jan Egeland, says victorious militias are 'executing' civilians in Aleppo.

Also on the programme: a profile of Rex Tillerson, Trump's pick for the Secretary of State; and a rare interview with the last Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev - 25 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union

Photograph shows Syrian residents fleeing violence. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Battle For Aleppo Nears End

Syria government forces on the brink of victory after a brutal fight, as Aleppo lies in ruins.The American UN Ambassador Samantha Power says Aleppo joins events that define 'modern evil'.

Also on the programme, as the current Gambian president refuses to accept an election defeat, we speak to his rival, President-elect Adama Barrow; and the surprise discovery of a new Leonardo da Vinci drawing.

(Photo: Syrian government forces in Aleppo. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)