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Thousands of protesters take to the streets in Barcelona after Spain's Supreme Court sentences nine Catalan leaders to long jail terms for sedition over the failed 2017 independence bid.
Also in the programme: Syrian government forces have taken up positions within the range of Turkish artillery, hours after striking a deal with the Kurds; and Newshour's Razia Iqbal talks to Texans at the annual state fair about food, cattle and President Trump.
Picture: Catalan regional police "Mossos D"Esquadra" officers control the entrance of El Prat airport in Barcelona on October 14, 2019. Credit: AFP/Getty images.
The US plans to evacuate 1,000 troops from northern Syria as Turkey military advances. Amid the unrest, family members of Islamic State fighters are reported to have escaped a camp that housed thousands of displaced people. It was at this camp a BBC journalist met three orphaned children, from London. Their parents had taken them to live in the Islamic State's caliphate five years ago.
Also in the programme: We go to Poland where the governing Law and Justice Party looks set to win today's elections ; and to Tunisia where the north African nation is holding its second election since becoming a democracy.
(Photo:A Turkish-backed Syrian fighter fires towards the border town of Ras al-Ain on October 13, 2019. Credit: Nazeer Al-khatib / AFP/Getty)
Kurdish forces in northern Syria say hundreds of relatives of Islamic State militants have escaped from a camp for displaced people after Turkish air strikes nearby.
Also as Pope Francis canonises five new saints in the Vatican - we ask what sort of people attain saintly status? And the Booker Prize-nominated author - Salmon Rushdie - tells us about how he adapts his fictional world to reflect the real one.
(Photo : Women and Children fleeing shelling on the Turkish Syrian border. Credit: Reuters)
Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria say the United States has a moral obligation to protect them from a Turkish assault, now in its fourth day.
Also in the programme: Kenyan, Eliud Kipchoge becomes the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours, and police in Ecuador have clashed again with indigenous protesters - we'll hear what's behind the unrest.
(Picture: Turkish-backed Syrian rebels watch the border town of Ras al-Ain. Credit: Nazeer Al-khatib/AFP via Getty Images)
Fierce fighting is taking place in the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain as the Turkish forces continue their offensive against the Kurdish forces. Also in the programme: one of the most powerful typhoons in decades has hit Japan; Tunisians will choose a new president in an election some voters are calling a "catastrophe".
(Photo: Smoke billows from border town of Ras al-Ain on October 12, 2019, during the assault by Turkish forces and Turkish-back rebels on Kurdish-held border towns in northeastern Syria. Credit: AFP/Getty)
This year's Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Ethiopian prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, for ending a twenty-year conflict with Eritrea.
Also in the programme: Turkey has bombed further targets in northern Syria on the third day of its offensive against Kurdish forces; and Iran's national oil company says two missiles have hit one of its tankers in the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia.
(Photo: Ethiopia's prime minister Abiy Ahmed. Credit: Reuters)