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The people of Sweden are voting in a general election with an anti-immigration party threatening to break the country's liberal consensus.
Also in the programme: UNHCR says Libya shouldn't detain refugees left exposed after clashes in Tripoli; and 'micro-homes' for the homeless in Los Angeles
(Image:People pass by election posters in Sweden's capital, Stockholm Credit: Reuters)
Iraqi lawmakers have been holding an emergency session to discuss the crisis in public services in Basra after the death of twelve protestors.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has described the unrest as "political sabotage".
Also in the programme: we look at Egypt after dozens who took part in an Islamic protest are sentenced to death and we speak to the people behind the world's first attempt to clear plastic waste from the middle of the Pacific ocean.
(Photo: Protests in Basra, Iraq Credit: Reuters)
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)