BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

Putin 'Probably Approved' Ex-spy Litvinenko Murder

Litvinenko inquiry points to Putin; Zika virus threat assessed; Vietnam reforms.

Picture shows former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in hospital in London after he was poisoned with radioactive polonium-210 by the Russian secret service. An inquiry has found that the murder was probably approved by President Putin. (Credit: Getty Images)

Doubts Over Syria Peace Talks

UN Syria Envoy Staffan de Mistura; Pakistan university attacked; Signs of new solar system planet

(Photo: UN Syria Envoy Staffan de Mistura

Credit: Reuters/Leonhard Foger)

Pakistan University Attacked

At least 19 students killed by militants; Russia slashes its space programme; The history of fairy tales

Michigan Water Contamination

Life amid water crisis in Flint; Farc agrees on ceasefire; man left behind in Teheran.

(Photo: Flint resident holds sign about Flint's water crisis. Credit: AP.)

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

Iran Prisoner Swap: Obama's Back Channel Diplomacy

Brother on Jason Rezaian's release; Shia cleric al-Nimr's son speaks; UK debate on Trump ban.

(Photo: Jason Rezaian is pictured with his wife Yeganeh Salehi, mother Mary Rezaian and brother Ali Rezaian. Credit: Reuters.)