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With a government assault on the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib now 'inevitable' according to ally Iran, local residents appeal to the world to stop it.
Also - two Reuters journalists in Myanmar jailed for seven years - we hear from the wife of one of them. And Starbucks opens a showcase café in Milan - but will its coffee sell in the birthplace of espresso?
(Picture: Syrian children sit next to a woman at a camp for displaced civilians fleeing from advancing government forces in Idlib province. Credit: Getty)
The presidents of Russia, Iran and Turkey are meeting in Tehran to discuss Idlib – the last remaining rebel stronghold in Syria. It’s thought Russian and Iranian-backed Syrian government forces are preparing to launch an all-out assault. We’ll get a regional overview and hear what the current humanitarian situation is like on the ground.
Also in the programme: has Sweden succeeded in integrating immigrants? And we hear why Kosovo and Serbia are discussing a controversial land swap.
Picture: Syrian protestors demonstrate against the regime and its ally Russia in the rebel-held city of Idlib. Credit: AFP.
At a meeting of the UN Security Council international leaders have backed Britain's assertion that Russian military intelligence officers are to blame for the attempted murder of an ex Russian spy and his daughter in the UK. Russia denies the claims.
Also in the programme: Reaction to the anonymous op-ed in the New York Times, allegedly describing tensions in the White House, and India de-criminalises gay sex.
(Picture: Salisbury nerve agent attack: Composite of suspects Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov. Credit: Met Police)
The Russian government has rejected Britain's accusations that Vladimir Putin bears responsibility for the Salisbury nerve agent attack. We speak to former UK ambassador to the UN Mark Lyall Grant.
Also in the programme:
Ten soldiers in South Sudan have been jailed for the rape of foreign aid workers and the murder of a journalist in 2016.
India's Supreme Court has decriminalised gay sex.
(Photo: Two Russian suspects at Salisbury train station in March 2018 Credit: Metropolitan Police/ Reuters)
British Prime Minister Theresa May said two Russian nationals, using the names Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, are thought to be officers from Russia's military intelligence service and responsible for the poisoning of Mr Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English town of Salibury in March.
Also in the programme: what's left of Iraq's Yazidis four years after IS jihadists tried to wipe them out? and why Paraguay has announced it is moving its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv.
Picture: A CCTV image shows Alexander Petrov. Credit: Scotland Yard/Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images.
Two Russian nationals have been named as suspects in the attempted murder of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. UK prosecutors insist there is "sufficient evidence" to charge Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov over the attack in Salisbury.
Also on the programme: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan; Lyse Doucet reports on life for the Yazidis who fled an advancing Islamic State militant group in 2014; and the tree that uses metals like nickel and zinc to defend itself from insects.
Picture: a CCTV image of two Russian nationals suspected of involvement in the Novichok poisonings. Credit: Met Police.