Newshour

Newshour

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Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Episodes

President Trump Takes Office  

Donald Trump promises to put America first as he's sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. We hear international reaction to President Trump's speech: What are people in China expecting now - and what about Iran? We also gauge the mood in Moscow. (Photo: President Donald Trump takes the oath of office as his wife Melania Trump son Barron Trump look on. Credit: Getty Images)

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Donald Trump Inauguration  

Supporters and protesters gather in Washington ahead of Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony. Also in the programme: Global reaction to Donald Trump's inauguration day; the history of inaugural speeches; and the Russian bikers who support Trump. (Picture: Donald Trump. Credit: Reuters.)

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Senegalese Troops Enter The Gambia  

On the day of a contested presidential inauguration for The Gambia, troops from Senegal cross the border into the country in support of Adama Barrow. Also on the programme: With less than 24 hours before the US Presidential inauguration, Republicans are jubilant and nervous. And the search for survivors after an avalanche in central Italy. (Photo: Senegalese forces (seen in this archive photo) are among the best trained in Africa. Credit: AFP)

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The Gambia Presidential Inauguration  

The winner of the election in The Gambia, Adama Barrow, is due to be sworn in a ceremony in Senegal - even though the defeated president has refused to stand down. Also, a new initiative launched to develop vaccines against three deadly diseases, Donald Trump, and the view from the Russian countryside. (Photo: Adama Barrow. Credit: AFP)

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Gambia Crisis  

West African troops have been deployed in support of Adama Barrow who is due to be sworn in as Gambia's new president on Thursday. Senegalese troops have moved to the Gambian border and Nigeria has sent aircraft including fighter jets to the area. Also in the programme: Aleppo after the war; President Obama's last press conference. (Picture:Tourists in Banjul load luggage onto a bus in preparation to leave Gambia after a state of emergency was declared by the Gambian President Yayha Jammeh. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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Syrian Troops Battle IS in Deir Al-Zour  

Russian jets help the Syrian government fight Islamic State in eastern Syria where thousands of civilians face a humanitarian crisis. Also in the programme: Gambia exodus; Jesse and Joy from Mexico. (Picture: Destroyed buildings in the Souk, eastern city of Deir Al-Zour, Syria. Credit: AFP/Getty)

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Theresa May's Brexit Plan  

Britain's Prime Minister has said the UK "cannot possibly" remain within the European single market. The Home Secretary Amber Rudd defended Mrs May's speech. Also on the programme: The future of US-Russia relations; Melania Trump's home town. (Picture: Theresa May. Credit: AFP/Getty)

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Britain Reveals More Brexit Details  

Theresa May outlines more of her vision for a post-Brexit vision. The prime minister said the UK will not seek to be part of the single market. Also on the programme: Russia in the age of Trump; MH370 search ends; TS Eliot poetry prize (Picture: Britain"s Prime Minister Theresa May delivers her keynote "Brexit speech" at Lancaster House in London. Credit: EPA)

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More Democrats to Boycott Trump's Inauguration  

A growing number of Democratic members of congress say they won't be attending Donald Trump's swearing in as the 45th president of the United States. Mark DeSaulnier, who represents California's 11th district, explains why he does will not be attending the ceremony. Also in the programme: Snap elections called in Northern Ireland; and the last man to walk on the moon - Gene Cernan - has died at the age of 82. (Photo: Democratic Congressman John Lewis, who has announced he will be boycotting Donald Trump's inauguration . Credit: Getty Images)

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Trump: Brexit a 'Great Thing'  

Donald Trump has praised Britain as “smart” for opting out of the European Union, in an interview with the pro-Brexit Conservative MP Michael Gove, published in the Times newspaper. Also on the programme: Unrest in the Gambia ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Adama Barrow; and why is a 4,500 year old pot being returned to Turkey? (Picture: US President-elect Donald Trump (L) with former UK Justice Secretary Michael Gove (R). Copyright: Daniel Biskup/The Times)

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Israel Dismisses Middle East Peace Conference  

Newshour hears reaction from both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as diplomats from across the world meet in Paris to renew efforts to find a two-state solution. Also on the programme: the Vietnam War memories of US Secretary of State John Kerry. And the Iraqi hospitals struggling to care for soldiers fighting so-called Islamic State. (Photo: Foreign ministers and representatives from around the world meet in Paris. Credit: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images)

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Middle East Peace Conference In Paris  

More than 70 countries and international organisations are making a new push for a two-state solution in the Middle East at a conference in Paris, just days before Donald Trump takes office vowing support for Israel. We speak to a senior Fatah official and a former Israeli ambassador to the UN. Also in the News: Another gruesome prison riot, the third this month, in Brazil and how big data could speed up development in poor countries. (Photo: French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault at the opening of the Mideast peace conference in Paris. Credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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African leaders discuss Gambia's future  

The leaders of thirty African nations and the French president Francois Hollande have met in Mali for the 2017 Africa-France summit. Top of their agenda is what to do about The Gambia, where the president Yahyah Jammeh is refusing to step down despite losing an election last December. Also on the programme: an interview with the reporter who first met former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele. And a look at Barack Obama's eight years in office through the photographs that defined his presidency. (Photo: African leaders and French President Francois Hollande gather for an Africa-France summit in Bamako. Credit: Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images)

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Former US Intelligence Chief 'Surprised' About Dossier Briefing  

The former Republican Director of National Intelligence for the United states, John Negroponte, says that Barack Obama and Donald Trump should not have been told about the intelligence dossier alleging that Russia holds compromising information about the president-elect. Also on the programme: A stolen baby is found 18 years after going missing. And The Chinese linguist, who has boosted literacy with his pinyin writing system, has died. (Photo: John Negroponte. Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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US Vice President Joe Biden on Surprise Visit to Ukraine  

Joe Biden pledges support to Ukraine ahead of incoming Trump administration; also the man who wrote the Exorcist; and why 26 antibiotics failed to save the life of a woman in the US. (Photo: US Vice President Joe Biden (R) and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (L) Credit: Getty Images)

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Syria Accuses Israel Of Military Aggression  

Series of explosions at a military airport on outskirts of Damascus. Also on the programme: Owen Bennett-Jones reports from Kiev as Ukraine prepares for a visit from US vice president Joe Biden. And scientists solve an evolutionary mystery - why killer whales go through the menopause. (Photo: Smoke and flames after an explosion at the Mezzah military airport on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, Syria. Credit:AFP/Getty Images)

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A Former Spy Chief on the Challenges of Briefing US Presidents  

‘The job of the Intelligence community is not to be popular’ says former spy chief, Admiral Dennis Blair. Also on the programme: the wildlife film-maker who used a robot monkey to disguise a hidden camera; and the chef in Northern Ireland’s £1000 tip. (Photo: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) logo is displayed in the lobby of CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Credit: Getty Images)

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Man who Compiled Trump Dossier Revealed  

Who is Christopher Steele, revealed as man who compiled sensational Trump allegations; Is the reunification of Cyprus imminent? Do robots need a kill switch? (Photo: Building housing the offices of Orbis Business Intelligence where former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele works, in central London. Credit: Reuters/Stefan Wermuth)

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Trump Gives News Conference on Dossier Allegations  

Mr Trump denied unsubstantiated, compromising claims contained in a leaked dossier in his first press conference since July. The document claimed that the president-elect's campaign team communicated secretly with Moscow, and that Russia is in possession of video evidence of him with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel. Also in the programme: A dramatic fall in asylum applications in Germany and the restaurant in Bangladesh, that became the site of a militant siege in July, is reopening. (Photo: Donald Trump takes questions at press conference. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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Trump Hits Out At 'Fake News'  

Donald Trump has reacted furiously to salacious allegations about him that have appeared in the US media, saying intelligence agencies should have prevented the publication of false news. Russia has also said claims that it has damaging information about Mr Trump are pulp fiction Also in the programme, Norway turns off FM radio, so is this the beginning of the end of analogue radio? And Hamburg opens its iconic new concert hall. (Photograph shows US President-elect Donald Trump. Credit: Reuters)

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