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President Muhammadu Buhari and his main challenger Atiku Abubakar are among those who have cast their votes in an election that was postponed a week ago.
Also in the programme: Venezuela's self-declared interim president Juan Guaido says he will bring US aid into the country today; and the RnB singer R Kelly has been charged with ten counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
(PHOTO: Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari (L) and his opponent Atiku Abubakar cast their ballots. CREDIT: Reuters / AFP)
A pop concert intended to raise millions of dollars for Venezuelan aid is taking place on the border with Colombia. President Maduro, who regards the aid as a precursor to a foreign invasion, is holding a rival musical event just metres away.
Also in the programme: gunmen in northern Mozambique have attacked a convoy of vehicles belonging to an American oil and gas company, and why FIFA has banned Chelsea from signing players in the next two transfer windows.
Image: People attend 'Venezuela Aid Live' concert. Credit: Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images.
Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro has ordered the closure of the border with Brazil to stop foreign aid entering the country. The left-wing leader is also considering shutting the key border with Colombia, claiming the aid is part of a US-led coup supported by opposition leader Juan Guaidó .
Also in the programme: the Nigerian president has urged people to go out and vote in Saturday's delayed elections. And China is introducing regulations designed to stop gender discrimination in the workplace.
At a four-day summit at the Vatican, Pope Francis has put forward a plan for combating the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests. But is this enough to tackle the problem? Newshour speaks to a survivor of sexual abuse who isn't convinced.
Also in the programme: The world's biggest bee has been re-discovered after decades thought lost to science, and why Nestlé and other companies have pulled their advertising from Youtube.
Image: Pope Francis delivering a speech at the summit. Credit: Reuters.
Pope Francis has promised survivors that he will seek "concrete measures" to tackle child sexual abuse by priests as he opened a summit at the Vatican. This unprecedented meeting is being attended by the heads of all national bishops' conferences from more than 130 countries.
Also on the programme: President Trump says an American-born woman who joined the Islamic State group in Syria should be barred from returning to the United States. And Brazil's president Bolsonaro proposes a massive overhaul of the country's pension system.
(Photo: Pope Francis chats with his former spokesman father Riccardo Lombardi during the opening session of 'The Protection Of Minors In The Church' meeting in Vatican City, Vatican. Credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
A convoy carried hundreds of men, women and children from Baghuz, near the Iraqi border. The Syrian Democratic Forces say it cannot confirm if any militants were among the passengers. We’ll be hearing from a reporter who’s just been to the frontline. Also in the programme: it’s been five years since the Russian annexation of Crimea and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has been addressing the United Nations calling for a UN peacekeeping mission, and three member of Britain’s Conservative Party quit over their party’s handling of Brexit.
(Photo: a truck carrying children in a convoy of vehicles led by US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)