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Hundreds of Google staff members are calling on the company to be more transparent over its plans to launch a censored version of its search engine in China, criticising their employer for making decisions in secret. Reports last month said Google had been working on the new Chinese service, referred to internally as 'Dragonfly'.
Also in the programme: We hear from the first Indian citizen to go to into space; and the social media warning system saving lives in Syria.
(Picture: A laptop computer screen in Beijing shows the homepage of Google in January 2006. Credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images.)
The singer Aretha Franklin has died aged 76. The former US president Barack Obama says that she helped define the American experience.
Also on the programme: The complete wheat genome has been published - it is hoped that scientists can use it to develop new, more resistant strains of the crop; and the second part of an investigation into rhino poaching in South Africa
(Picture: Aretha Franklin performs at the Rockefeller Center, New York City in December, 2009. Credit: George Napolitano/FilmMagic)
The Islamic State group says it carried out an attack which killed dozens of teenagers in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday. Has the Afghan government lost its grip? We speak to a government spokesperson.
Also in the programme: We hear from our correspondent in Malaysia, where two women accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are told they "should" face trial; and the constant struggle to protect Rhinos in Africa -- with allegations of corruption inside the legal system.
(Photo: The bombing comes at a time of renewed unrest in Afghanistan. Credit: EPA)
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has declared a 12-month state of emergency in Genoa and the surrounding region of Liguria amidst after the collapse of a major viaduct in the city. The government has threatened to fine the company responsible for maintaining the country's motorways. We ask an MP from the ruling coalition who should be made to pay.
Also in the programme: we hear from someone who suffered abuse at the hands of one of the hundreds of Catholic priests named in an official report by the US state of Pennsylvania.
(Photo: Rescuers at the Morandi motorway bridge after a section collapsed in Genoa, Italy Credit: ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images)
As rescue work continues after the collapse of a motorway bridge in Genoa, officials have vowed to punish those responsible for the disaster.
Also in the programme: The Afghan Taliban says they will no longer allow safe passage to members of the international Red Cross working in the country. The New Zealand government passes legislation to restrict foreigners from buying residential property.
(Photo shows: Rescue efforts in the Italian city of Genoa following the collapse of a motorway bridge on Tuesday. Credit: Getty Images)
At least 35 people have been killed and others injured after a major motorway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa collapsed. We'll have the latest from the search and rescue operation and hear from a structural engineer about why the bridge might have fallen.
Also in the programme: a new experimental treatment for Ebola is being tested in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has been developed using antibodies from a survivor of a past outbreak. We'll hear from the research institute that developed it.
Picture: a section of the collapsed highway bridge. Credit: EPA.