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Venezuela's supreme court has ordered the prosecution of seven leading opposition lawmakers for alleged treason and rebellion. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó has said this was a violation of parliamentary immunity, and was illegal.
Also in the programme: the US city of Denver votes on whether to decriminalise magic mushrooms, and the trial begins of the leader of an American self-empowerment group and alleged sex cult, NXIVM.
(Image: a group of Juan Guaidó supporters attend a protest near La Casona in Caracas, Venezuela. Credit: Lokman Ilhan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after exposing a massacre of 10 Rohingya men have been freed as part of a presidential amnesty.
Also in the programme: Northern Ireland talks resume and discpline in Brazilian schools.
(Picture: Reuters journalists Wa Lone (L) and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk to Insein prison gate after being freed in a presidential amnesty on May 7, 2019. Credit: ANN WANG/AFP/Getty Images)
A wide ranging UN report on biodiversity says humans have wreaked havoc on the environment, in turn putting our own way of life under threat. Newshour speaks to one of the authors of that report.
Also on the programme: Turkish election authorities order a rerun of the vote for mayor of Istanbul, and did you spot a takeaway coffee cup in a Game of Thrones scene?
(Image: an orangutan looking at the electric fence outside the city of Ketapang in West Kalimantan. Credit: Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images).
The UN has published the biggest ever study of global ecosystems, warning that up to a million species are at risk of extinction because of human activity.
Also in the programme: a threat by President Trump to sharply increase tariffs on Chinese imports has led to falls on Asian stock markets; and 100 years of Pilates.
(Photo: Pollination is vital for food production. Credit: Getty Images)
Israel has targeted and killed a senior Palestinian militant in Gaza on a day in which exchanges of fire between the two sides have escalated. The Israelis accused Hamad al Khodori of channelling Iranian money to militants in Gaza. Militants have continued to launch rockets into Israel.
Also in the programme: UN staff regain access to a huge grain store in Yemen; and a deadly fire on board a plane at a Moscow airport.
Picture: Rockets are fired from Gaza towards Israel, in Gaza May 5, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem.
Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has ordered his armed forces to launch massive strikes against Palestinian militants in Gaza after they fired hundreds of rockets.
Also in the programme: Japan child population falls for 38th year; and children in the US shot by the guns their families keep at home.
(Two multi-storey buildings were destroyed by Israeli strikes, Palestinians say. Credit: Getty Images)