BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

Hundreds Missing in China Landslide

More than 140 people are feared buried in a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China

Also on the programme: thousands evacuated from tower blocks in north London over risk of fire; and what noise does a woodworm make?

(Picture: Rescue workers in China searching for survivors of a landslide. Credit: Reuters)

Saudi-Led Block Demand Qatar Close Al Jazeera

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt have issued Qatar with a list of 13 demands, including a request for the country to close down its state-owned broadcaster.

Also in the programme: New offensive to gain control of IS stronghold of Raqqa; Saturday Night Fever dancefloor up for auction.

(Photo:The Al Jazeera Media Network headquarters building in Doha. Credit: Reuters//Naseem Zeitoon/File Photo)

Syria Rebels Push into IS-Held Raqqa

A BBC correspondent reports from Raqqa where Arab and Kurdish fighters of the Syrian Defence Forces are fighting IS.

Also in the programme: Gulf states hand Qatar demands to lift economic blockade, and HIV infections fall for the first time among British gay men.

(PHOTO: A Kurdish sniper attacking IS in the Syrian city of Raqqa. CREDIT: BBC)

Will Senators Support Healthcare Bill?

Republican Senators in the US have released their proposals to replace Obamacare, but some have already said that they cannot back the draft bill. The legislation affects tens of millions of Americans and nearly a fifth of the US economy.

Also on the programme: US President Donald Trump says he did not make secret recordings of ex-FBI chief James Comey, despite an earlier hint to the contrary; and free sanitary towels for Kenyan schoolgirls

(Photo: Healthcare worker taking blood pressure. Credit: Getty Images)

Who is Saudi Arabia's New Crown Prince?

Saudi Arabia's king has appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince - replacing his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, as first in line to the throne.

Also on the programme: Iraqi forces say IS has blown up al-Nuri mosque in Mosul ; and how are perfumes changing?

(Picture: Prince Mohammed bin Salman (left) replaces prince Mohammed bin Nayef (right) as crown prince: Credit: EPA)