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Beijing announces further retaliatory tariffs on American goods. The tit-for-tat measures are the latest escalation in a growing trade war.
Also on the programme: Germany's top spy has been removed from his post amid a row over far-right violence; and anger in Venezuela after video goes viral of President Maduro eating steak in an upmarket Turkish restaurant.
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Russia has said Syria shot down one of its military planes and it blames Israel for the deaths of the 15 personnel on board. The defence ministry said Israeli jets put the plane into the path of Syrian air defence systems after failing to give Moscow enough warning of a strike on Syrian targets.
Also in the programme: The United Nations has published the full text of an exhaustive investigation into human rights violations in Myanmar, and China says it will retaliate against President Trump's new tariffs on Chinese imports.
Image: a Russian IL-20M plane landing at an unknown location. Credit: Nikita Shchyukin//AFP/Getty Images.
The UK is due to leave the European Union in six months. We look at how preparations for Brexit are going.
Also in the programme: Russia and Turkey agree to set up a “demilitarised zone” in northern Syria; and Glasgow University’s slave trade legacy.
(Image: An EU flag being displayed outside the Palace of Westminster in London on 23rd July 2018. Credit: Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto/Getty Images)
The presidents of Russia and Turkey are meeting in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi in a bid to find a diplomatic resolution to the crisis around Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in northwestern Syria.
Also in the programme: a new report says half of all workplace tasks will be performed by robots within 10 years, and Australia has ordered an investigation into the discovery of sewing needles hidden in strawberries.
Image: Russian President Vladimir Putin greets Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan in Tehran, Iran. Credit: Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images.
Nearly 2.5 million people have been moved from their homes in the Chinese province of Guangdong, which is being buffeted by Asia's strongest typhoon this year.
Also in the programme, the governor of North Carolina in the United States has warned of what he called a "rising risk to life", following floods triggered by record amounts of rain.
Picture: Broken glass is seen outside a restaurant after a rainstorm as Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall in Guangdong province, China on 16th September 2018. Credit: REUTERS/Jason Lee
Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall in China's Guangdong, the country's most populous province, after killing potentially more than 50 people in the Philippines.
Also in the programme: remembering war reporter Marie Colvin and a new world record for the marathon.
Picture: Residents walk through the rain during Super Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong on September 16, 2018. Credit: AFP/Getty images