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

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

    President Trump releases "deal of the century"

    President Trump releases "deal of the century"

    President Trump releases his long delayed Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and promises "a new dawn" for the region. Palestinians reject the proposal as hopelessly biased.

    Also in the programme: UK makes Huawei decision; and melting glaciers in the Antarctic.

    (Picture:President Trump Meets With Israeli PM Netanyahu At The White House. Credit: Getty Images)

    • 48 min
    Coronavirus: Foreigners seek evacuations as China races to contain deadly outbreak

    Coronavirus: Foreigners seek evacuations as China races to contain deadly outbreak

    Germany and Japan have both reported cases of the new coronavirus in people who haven't been to China. Beijing has urged its citizens not to travel abroad until the outbreak has been contained. Hong Kong has announced stringent new measures to stop the virus spreading. Russia has closed most of its border with China.

    Also in the programme: UK to allow Huawei 'limited role' in 5G network; and Trump is about to reveal his Middle East peace plan.

    Picture: A charter plane bound for Wuhan, China, which is to evacuate Japanese nationals from the Chinese city, is seen at Haneda airport in Tokyo 28/01/2020. Credit: Reuters.

    • 48 min
    75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz

    75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz

    Auschwitz survivors warn of the dangers of forgetting the lessons of the Nazi horrors, as they marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation by Soviet troops of the concentration camp.

    Also in the programme: a preview of the Trump peace plan; inside China's healthcare system.

    (Picture: Germany Commemorates The Victims Of The Holocaust On The 75th Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Auschwitz. Credit Getty Images)

    • 49 min
    Remembering Auschwitz: 75 years since death camp's liberation

    Remembering Auschwitz: 75 years since death camp's liberation

    Auschwitz survivors have gathered alongside world leaders at the camp in southern Poland, where ceremonies are taking place to remember the more than a million prisoners who were murdered there.

    Also in the programme: China scrambles to deal with the Coronavirus outbreak, and remembering the life and career of basketball legend Kobe Bryant.

    (Picture: Survivors and family members place candles on the Auschwitz monument to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Auschwitz liberation. Credit: Patrick van Katwijk/Getty Images)

    • 48 min
    China: Scientists search for coronavirus vaccine

    China: Scientists search for coronavirus vaccine

    Scientists in China say they are trying to a create a vaccine for the new strain of coronavirus that has so far left 56 people dead. The authorities have stepped up travel restrictions in an effort to contain the spread of the virus, which can be transmitted by infected people before they show any symptoms.

    Also in the programme: Basketball star Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash; and the UK introduces a new coin commemorating Britain's exit from the European Union.

    Photo: A health worker checks the temperature of a man entering the subway in Beijing. Credit: Getty Images.

    • 44 min
    China coronavirus 'spreads before symptoms show'

    China coronavirus 'spreads before symptoms show'

    A new coronavirus that has spread to almost 2,000 people is infectious in its incubation period - before symptoms show - making it harder to contain, Chinese officials say.

    Also in the programme: Brexit day 50p coin unveiled by UK Chancellor; and is planting trees the solution to climate change?

    Picture: Security personnel wearing protective clothing to help stop the spread of a deadly virus which began in Wuhan, stand at a subway station in Beijing on January 26, 2020. Credit: Getty Images.

    • 49 min

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