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Voting has closed in Angola in an election to replace Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who's ruled as the country's president since 1979. We'll explore what the oil-rich nation's future holds.
Also in the programme: campaigners criticise the legal auction of rhino horns; and Samsung launches a replacement for its exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.
(Photo: Supporters of the MPLA candidate for president gather for a campaign rally in Luanda, on August 19, 2017. Credit: Marco Longari / AFP / Getty Images)
The Syrian army is advancing on the IS-held town Deir Ezzor. Newshour's Lyse Doucet reports from the frontline. Also in the programme: Angola votes to replace its president of 38 years; and the greatest film comedies of all time.
(Photo: BBC's Lyse Doucet with Syria's Major General Mohamed Khaddor. Credit: BBC)
NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has praised the regional approach in Trump's new Afghanistan policy.
Also in the programme: Despair in Yemen as war, famine and cholera drive the country's population to the edge; and a court case in Russia involving a celebrated director that has the arts world aflutter.
(Photo: A US black hawk helicopter flies over the site of a Taliban suicide attack in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Credit: Getty)
President Ashraf Ghani has thanked the US, after Donald Trump stressed Washington's continuing military commitment to Afghanistan, reversing his campaign calls for a quick withdrawal.
Also in the programme: India's Supreme Court bans the practice of instant Islamic divorce; and what checks can be made by mosques to prevent the appointment of radical imams?
(Picture: US troops training the Afghan Army in Helmand. Credit: BBC)
The man suspected of killing 13 people in the Barcelona van attack, Younes Abouyaaqoub, has been shot dead by police in Spain.
Also in the programme: millions of Americans witness a total eclipse of the sun; and how Africa's booming population could change the continent.
Picture: The scene of the fatal shooting of Barcelona van attack suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub. Credit: AFP
Ten US sailors are missing after a US Navy destroyer collided with an oil tanker near the Strait of Malacca. It's the second such incident in recent months. Also in the programme: eclipse fever; and Big Ben falls silent.
(Photo: The US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision. Credit: Reuters)