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South Sudan President Salva Kiir and the rebel leader Riek Machar have signed an agreement to try to end five years of civil war. Under the framework deal, a ceasefire will come into effect in the next seventy-two hours.
Also in the programme: Poland will "water down" a law that made it illegal to accuse it of complicity in Nazi war crimes, and we speak to the Philippines police chief in charge of the country's murderous drugs war.
(Photo: Riek Machar (L) and Salva Kiir during the celebration of the second anniversary of South Sudan becoming an independent state in 2013. Credit: REUTERS)
The Burmese army has sacked General Maung Maung Soe, named by the EU as being responsible for atrocities against hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas - because it says he showed weakness.
Also in the programme: Are Ethiopia and Eritrea about to make peace? and a Spanish doctor goes on trial accused of stealing a baby from her mother under the Franco regime.
(Photo: Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Credit: Getty Images)
Turkey's long-standing leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won a new five-year term after securing outright victory in the first round of a presidential poll. But his main opponent has criticised the election saying it was "unfair". Razia Iqbal has extended coverage from Istanbul.
Also in the programme: traders at Tehran's Grand Bazaar protest against rising prices and a plummeting currency; Harley Davidson announces its EU-bound motorcycles will no longer be made in the USA as trade tensions escalate; and we're with migrants sailing on the Mediterranean Sea.
(Photo: Supporters of President Erdogan and the AK Party took to Istanbul's streets to celebrate. Credit: Getty Images)
Turkey's main opposition presidential candidate, Muharrem Ince, has acknowledged defeat, but has warned that the country is beginning a dangerous period of one-man rule under President Erdogan. We have a special coverage, Newshour's Razia Iqbal reports from Istanbul.
Also in the programme: As the Royal Observatory Greenwich in London starts to study the sky again - after a break of 60 years -- we speak to one of their astronomers; and the underwater rescue mission in Thailand after a children's football team is trapped in a flooded cave.
(Photo: President Erdogan and his wife. Credit: Getty Images)
Before the end of ballot-counting, Turkish President Recp Tayyip Erdogan has claimed victory in both presidential and parliamentary elections. The opposition has complained that the outcome is still not clear.
Also in the programme: European leaders grapple with migration issues at a Brussels summit; and a row over players' behaviour during a World Cup match between Serbia and Switzerland.
Photo: Supporters of Recep Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party react to election results in Taksim Square, Istanbul. Credit: REUTERS/Kemal Aslan
Turkish voters are going to the polls to decide whether to grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a second five-year term, in the most fiercely fought elections in the country in years. We have the latest from Newshour's Razia Iqbal in Istanbul.
Also in the programme: Seventeen EU leaders will meet to discuss immigration today, as rifts deepen over how to handle the influx of migrants; and football's governing body, FIFA, has begun disciplinary action against two Swiss players of Kosovan origin over their use of a nationalist gesture.
(Photo: A woman arrives at a polling station in snap twin Turkish presidential and parliamentary elections in Istanbul on June 24, 2018. Credit: Getty Images)