Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Algeria to protest against the country's first presidential election in decades. The vote follows the ousting of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was forced to resign in April.
Also in the programme: Aung San Suu Kyi asks the International Court of Justice to dismiss genocide claims against Myanmar; and scientists warn that the world must reach 'peak meat' to combat climate change
(Photo: Algerians protest during the presidential election; Credit: European Photopress Agency)
Violent unrest continues in Assam over new citizenship law
Violent unrest is continuing in the Indian state of Assam over new legislation that would grant citizenship to some immigrants.
Also in the programme: Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital to protest against today's presidential election and New Zealand police have said they plan to recover bodies from the volcano site.
(Photo: A person burns wood during anti-Citizenship Amendment Bill protests in Guwahati, Assam. Credit: EPA)
'Green Deal' for carbon neutral EU by 2050
The President of the European Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen, has presented a 'Green Deal' to ensure EU countries are carbon neutral by 2050. We hear the pros and cons from France's climate change ambassador and the EU spokesperson for the environmental charity Greenpeace.
Also in the programme: shares in oil giant Saudi Aramco finally began trading, but is it a safe investment? And India's parliament approves a bill which critics say rips up the country's secular principles.
(Photo: A wind farm. Credit: Getty Images)
Aung San Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at UN court
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi has defended her country against allegations of genocide at the UN International Court of Justice. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate responded to widespread claims that Myanmar (formerly Burma) committed atrocities against Muslim Rohingya in Rakhine State.
Also in the programme: the island group of Bougainville, part of Papua New Guinea, has voted overwhelmingly in favour of independence; and on the day that she spoke at the UN climate change summit in Madrid, Greta Thunberg has been named as Time magazine's 2019 person of the year.
(Photo: Myanmar"s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi Aung San Suu Kyi stands before UN"s International Court of Justice on 10 December 2019 in in the Peace Palace of The Hague, at the start of a three-day hearing on the Rohingya genocide case. - The case, brought by the west African state of Gambia, is the first attempt to bring Myanmar to justice over its bloody 2017 military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority. Credit: Koen Van Weel/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)
Greenland melting 7 times faster
Findings, published today in the journal Nature, show that the world's largest island is losing ice seven times faster than it did in the 1990s. So why is it happening? We speak to the author of the report, Professor Andrew Shepherd.
Also on the programme - US Democrats publish two articles of impeachment against President Trump. But they also come to a deal with the White House over a new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. And why has Gambia taken Myanmar to court over the Rohingyas?
(Photo: Aung San Suu Kyi at the ICJ in the Hague. Credit: EPA)