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26
SEP
10am

Deadly gun attack at Russian school

Pupils were among at least 13 people killed after a gunman opened fire at a school in Izhevsk. The gunman killed himself at the scene and was a former student. Also: Italy's far-right leader claims victory in elections, and why a lottery winner in India is miserable.
25
SEP
8pm

Italy's far-right set to win election

Giorgia Meloni is on course to be Italy's first female PM, and the country's first far-right leader since Benito Mussolini. Also: Cuba's referendum on same-sex marriage; and how difficult will it be for football fans to find accommodation during the World Cup in Qatar?
23
SEP
8pm

Am referendums in occupied Ukraine

Ukrainians have reported armed soldiers going door-to-door in occupied parts of the country to collect votes for self-styled "referendums" on joining Russia. Also: the pound plunges after mini-budget in the UK, and the tennis star Roger Federer plays his last professional match.
23
SEP
10am

Moscow staging referendums in four occupied areas of Ukraine

They're being seen in the West as an attempt to legitimise Russian annexation. Also researchers say a new type of cancer therapy that uses a common virus to destroy harmful cells is showing promise, and the awarding-winning author Hillary Mantel -- whose novels brought to life the political intrigues of Tudor England -- has died at the age of seventy.
22
SEP
8pm

Ukraine issues global warning over Russian aggression

The foreign minister says no nation should feel safe until Russia's behaviour is punished. Also: the US slaps sanctions on Iran's morality police as demonstrations sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini continue, and we look at the woman tipped to become Italy's next prime minister.
22
SEP
10am

Iranian deaths rise as protest crackdown continues

Women led demonstrations are spreading across the country. Also, Russians jet off to Serbia to escape mobilisation for the war in Ukraine and a former Chinese justice minister is given a suspended death sentenced for receiving millions of dollars in bribes.
21
SEP
10pm

'Russia must pay', Zelensky tells UN

He said Russia deserved to be punished for stealing Ukrainian territory and murdering civilians. Also, protests in Iran escalate with reports of pitched battles in the capital Tehran; and, after an 18 year winless streak, have San Marino finally won a football match?
21
SEP
10am

Ukraine war: President Putin calls up military reservists

Mr Putin warns he's prepared to use all means including nuclear weapons to defend territories. Ukraine says the order shows the invasion is not going to plan. Western leaders say it marks another escalation. Also: protests continue in Iran over the death of a young woman after being arrested, and Roger Federer on his retirement from tennis.
20
SEP
8pm

Fresh Ukrainian claims of Russian torture

They come as pro-Moscow separatists announce referendum plans in four annexed regions. Also, women burn headscarves in Iran as protests against their suppression spread, and we finally have the answer to that crucial question - how many ants are there in the world?
20
SEP
10am

Russia accelerates annexation plans in occupied Ukraine

Referendums on joining Russia are to be held in Luhansk and Donetsk. Two other regions, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia, have indicated they will take similar steps. Also: Pakistan health officials warn of an increase in waterborne diseases following floods, the UN General Assembly gets underway in New York, and the sounds of meteorites striking Mars are recorded for the first time.
19
SEP
7pm

Queen Elizabeth buried at Windsor Castle

In a private ceremony, the Queen is interred alongside her parents, husband and sister. Also, two people killed in Iran following demonsrations sparked by the death of a young woman detained for allegedly dressing immodestly, and Hurricane Fiona hits the Dominican Republic.

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