For the first time in decades, senators examine the US President's right to launch a nuclear attack. Also, Australians back same-sex marriage, a very public power struggle in Zimbabwe -- and the UN Secretary-General finds himself caught up in a Nigerian banking scam.
President Rouhani visits districts where huge numbers of people urgently need aid. Survivors have appealed for food and shelter.
Also, surgeons battle to save life of North Korean soldier who was shot by his own side while defecting, why Greenpeace is taking Norwegian government to court, evidence shows humans may have invented wine-making nearly 8000 years ago, and how a British surfer claims he fought off an aggressive shark.
The BBC uncovers a secret deal that allowed hundreds of IS fighters to escape from Raqqa. The evacuation was watched by coalition and Kurdish-led forces who control the city. A convoy included some of Islamic State's most notorious members and - despite reassurances - dozens of foreign fighters. Also: a relief effort is underway after an earthquake that struck Iran's border with Iraq on Sunday killed more than 400 people, and why China is cracking down on public dancing.
Hundreds killed by 'deadliest quake in the world in 2017', and thousands reported injured. Rescue effort gets underway in both countries.
Also, Trump says he has 'great relationship' with Duterte, concern over first global CO2 rise in 4 years, and how scientists turned space-probe data into a cosmic symphony.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he will return home "in days" to formally submit his resignation. Mr Hariri spoke to Future TV from Riyadh, his first public remarks since he announced he was stepping down last week. Also: Spanish PM vows to end Catalonia 'havoc', an aid convoy has got through to a rebel-held enclave in Syria and how Jews and Arabs bond over shampoo at an Israeli hair salon.
The party of Saad al-Hariri has denounced attacks against Saudi Arabia. In a statement, the Future Movement political party also condemned Iranian intervention in Arab countries. There are reports that the Saudis forced Saad al-Hariri to resign and may be holding him against his will. Also: President Trump says he believes that President Putin didn't meddle in the US presidential elections, protesters in Barcelona demonstrate against Spain's detention of Catalan independence leaders and legendary jazz musician Thelonious Monk remembered at the London Jazz Festival.