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23
MAY
7pm

US lays new charges against Assange

The founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, is charged with 17 new spying offences. He is currently in prison in London. Also: John Walker Lindh - the man dubbed the American Taliban - is released from prison early, and the inspirational story of the Indian man who became an opera singer by chance.
22
MAY
7pm

White House and Congress trade insults over Infrastructure

Political drama in Washington as President Trump cuts short a meeting with the Democrats, Who caused mysterious increase in chemical that destroys ozone in the atmosphere ? and why a propaganda song on social media is the latest weapon in China's trade war with the US.
22
MAY
11am

Indonesia: Deadly post-election clashes in Jakarta

Police say 6 people killed during protests against re-election of President Joko Widodo. Protests began after official election results showed Mr. Widodo had beaten his long-time rival Prabowo Subianto.

Also, voters in Philippines give President Duterte more power to implement his controversial agenda, a warning from former UN Secretary-general about need to tackle climate-change, and we meet winner of BBC's Woman Footballer Of The Year award.
17
MAY
10am

Taiwan legalises gay marriage

There were shouts of joy and some tearful embraces as the result was announced. However, conservative opponents were angered by the vote. Also, talks in Britain to try to end the Brexit deadlock collapse. Plus, an Australian rugby star and committed Christian is sacked over an instragram post - we'll ask our Religion Editor about sport and faith.
16
MAY
7pm

President Trump proposes radical changes to US immigration

President Trump has unveiled proposals to reform immigration to the United States, Venezuela's embattled Government says it has been holding talks with the opposition in Norway, and evidence emerges that bed bugs were around far earlier than previously thought.
16
MAY
10am

Saudi airstrikes target Sana'a in retaliation for oil pipeline sabotage

Residents say the airstrikes targeted nine military sites in and around Sana'a as well as hitting several houses. Also, China has said it will hit back after the United States imposed restrictions on the telecoms giant Huawei. Plus, remembering the former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke who has died at the age of eighty-nine.
15
MAY
10am

Sudan's Opposition and Military Agree Transition Deal

The two sides finalise conditions for a three year period leading to a civilian administration. Also, Women's rights activists in the US vow to challenge a new law in Alabama banning almost all abortions, and how Africa's vultures are disappearing
14
MAY
10am

WhatsApp says it was victim of 'targeted' surveillance attack

WhatsApp says attack was by 'private company working with governments on surveillance'. The surveillance software involved was reportedly developed by Israeli firm NSO Group.

Also, talks in Russia aim to reduce risk of confrontation between US and Iran, and was Harvard University right to get rid of legal expert who was on Harvey Weinstein's defence-team ?
13
MAY
7pm

Amid anti-Muslim violence

Sri Lanka has imposed a night-time curfew across the country amid an upsurge in anti-Muslim violence. Also: China hits back in trade war with US, and Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir charged with incitement and involvement in the killing of protesters.

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