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25
JUN
10am

Iran says latest US sanctions will make peace more difficult

Iran condemns latest US sanctions saying Washington has closed the door on dialogue; Chinese citizens charged over building collapse in Cambodia that killed twenty-eight people; Washing powder advert promoting female empowerment provokes furious reaction from Pakistani religious conservatives.
24
JUN
7pm

UN outlines policy on detained IS fighters

Human rights chief says IS captives in Iraq and Syria must be tried or freed. Also: the medical glove that could speed up diagnosis, Mars methane spike and the women returning to their Boko Haram kidnappers.
24
JUN
9am

The US and Russia on opposites sides over sanctions on Iran

US Secretary of State in Saudi Arabia as Washington tightens sanctions on Iran; Second time unlucky for Turkey's governing party as they lose a rerun vote in Istanbul; and....the unexpected furry visitor to a family home in Montana that had to be tranquilised by police ...
23
JUN
7pm

Turkey’s governing party loses Istanbul election

Turkey's governing party has lost control of Istanbul after a re-run of the city's mayoral election. Also: Huge protests in Prague demanding the resignation of Czech PM Andrej Babis, and the head of the Ethiopian military has been shot dead by his own bodyguard after an apparent coup attempt in a northern region.
22
JUN
7pm

US to hit Iran with 'major' sanctions

President Trump says the additional measures are intended to stop Iran obtaining a nuclear bomb. Also: the German chancellor Angela Merkel says far-right extremism must be tackled, and listening to the combined sounds of Mongolian throat singing and heavy metal.
20
JUN
7pm

American drone.

President Trump says it's hard to believe Iran intentionally shot down an American drone; Who will get the top EU jobs ? Berlin and Paris lock horns.
and a leading Palestinian politician denounces the US for failing to be a neutral negotiator.
20
JUN
11am

US confirms drone was shot down by Iranian missile

The US military insist the drone was over international waters but Iran says the aircraft had violated Iranian airspace. Also: China's Xi visits North Korea to boost ties with Kim, and the sounds of the eastern North Pacific right whale.
19
JUN
11am

Flight MH17: Four charged with shooting down airliner over Ukraine in 2014

Charges announced over destruction of Malaysian airliner in which 298 people died. The Dutch-led joint investigation team has named three Russians and a Ukrainian as suspects.

Also, a UN report says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman 'should face investigation' over killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and why a Norwegian island community wants to stop time.
18
JUN
11am

Gulf crisis: US sends more troops as tension rises with Iran

China urges US and China not to escalate tensions as Gulf crisis continues. Washington is deploying another 1000 troops to region following what it calls 'hostile behaviour' by Iran.

Also, Michel Platini questioned by French police over awarding of World Cup to Qatar, and a BBC correspondent uncovers realities of life inside detention-camps set up by China for Xinjiang's Muslims.
17
JUN
7pm

Amed Morsi dies in Cairo

The former President of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, dies after fainting in a Cairo courtroom, The Chinese president, Xi Jinping, will make a rare state visit to North Korea on Thursday, One woman's campaign to save the Hammerhead shark - a delicacy for some:
15
JUN
7pm

Hong Kong suspends extradition bill

Protest leaders say that's not enough and will press ahead with a rally on Sunday. Also, Notre Dame Cathedral holds its first mass since the fire, and Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96.
14
JUN
10am

Trump accuses Iran of most recent attacks on oil tankers

It shows Iranian forces in a small boat taking an unexploded, magnetic mine off the hull of one of the ships after the attacks. The Iranians deny any involvement in the attacks. Doctors across India have stopped work to demand better protection from violence. And women across Switzerland hold a day of demonstrations against what they say is the country's unacceptably slow pace to equality.

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