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Officials in Thailand say a Saudi teenager resisting deportation will not be sent home against her will because of concerns for her safety. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun says: "My family threatens to kill me for the most trivial things". We hear from a friend of Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, the UNHCR, who are trying to help Rahaf, and our correspondent in Bangkok.
Also on the prog: Gabon foils coup attempt by army rebels; and Golden Globes winners and losers.
(Photo: Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun. Credit: AFP)
A young Saudi woman says she is stranded at Bangkok's main airport after fleeing her family and having her passport seized by a Saudi official. She tells us she is worried about her safety if sent back home.
Also on the programme: The authorities in Brazil say about 300 troops have been sent to the north-eastern Brazilian city of Fortaleza to tackle a surge in criminal violence -- we hear from a local MP; and can we prevent pandemics?
(Photo: Bangkok airport. Credit: Getty Images)
The results of last week's presidential vote in the Democratic Republic of Congo will not be published on Sunday, officials say, despite growing calls for the outcome to be announced. Also on the programme; We speak to a Saudi woman who says she fled her country after renouncing Islam - and is now stuck at Bangkok airport after Saudi officials seized her passport; and we hear from the researchers who say that a recording of that was thought to be the source of a sonic attack on Western diplomats in Cuba was something more innocent - crickets.
(Photo: Polling officials count votes in a school in Kinshasa during Democratic Republic of Congo's general elections in December 2018. Credit: Luis Tato/Getty)
A large section of Ukraine's Orthodox Church has officially broken with the Russian church. The head of the global Orthodox Church has signed a document in Istanbul, Turkey, to that effect. The move has provoked a furious response in Russia, where the Church has broken off links, deepening a split in the worldwide Orthodox Church.
Also on the programme: In Hungary, trade union and opposition leaders take to the streets again; and more than three million dollars paid by a sushi restaurant owner for a big bluefin tuna - conservationists are not happy.
(Photo: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the head of the global Orthodox Church, signs a document granting the Orthodox Church of Ukraine 'independence', at the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul. Credit: OZAN KOSE/Getty)
The outgoing governor of California, Jerry Brown, has given a wide-ranging interview saying that the world is getting more dangerous with climate change and nuclear weapons the biggest threats. Governor Brown also described President Trump's plan to build a wall on the Mexican border as an ominous symbol conveying a fortress mentality.
Also in the programme: An exclusive BBC report on the continuing fight to drive the Islamic State group out of Syria; and hackers publish the personal data of hundreds of German politicians
(Picture: California Governor Jerry Brown; Credit: Reuters)