President Trump defends tweets many see as racist, critical of 4 Democratic Congresswomen all of whom are non-white, saying "They can leave". On the same day the Trump administration announces that from tomorrow, Central American asylum seekers should seek refuge in the first country they travel through.
Also in the programme: the Iranian foreign minister tells the BBC that as tensions with the US and its allies in the Persian Gulf increase, "if there is a war then I do not think anyone will be safe in our region". And does the eating disorder anorexia nervosa have physiological as well as psychological roots?
(Photo: Democratic Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (L), Ayanna Pressley (C), and Rashida Tlaib (R) attend a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on 15 July 2019. Without identifying them by name, President Trump attacked the three minority lawmakers in a tweet, saying they should "go back" to their countries. The three freshman congresswomen are natural-born US citizens. Credit: EPA/Jim Lo Scalzo)
EU foreign ministers meet to discuss Iran
"A bad response to a bad decision" is how the French Foreign Minister described Iran's breaches of the 2015 international nuclear agreement, the JCPOA, which the United States pulled out of last year. But what can he and his colleagues from Britain and Germany do to persuade Iran to continue to honour the deal? Plus a rare report from Iran itself.
Also on the programme the ebola virus has been confirmed to have appeared in the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, home to more than a million people. Can it be contained? And we also hear from composer, Philip Glass.
(Picture: Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok, Belgian Foreign Affairs Minister Didier Reynders, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and Hungarian Foreign Affairs Minister Peter Szijjarto during a Foreign Affairs meeting at the EU headquarters in Brussels Credit: EPA/Oikonomou)
United States immigration raids
A roundup of illegal immigrants by ICE agents sparks anxiety across the US.
Also in the programme: we report from Iran on growing tensions between Tehran and Washington DC; the Cricket World Cup and Wimbledon Men's Tennis finals both come to dramatic and historic conclusions; and one of the original 'software engineers' on the Apollo programme discusses an error made during Apollo 11's descent.
Picture: a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer. Credit: Getty Images.
Tension in the Gulf: a view from Tehran
Our correspondent speaks to people on the streets of Qom and Tehran as tension rises on the Gulf and Iran moves away from the Nuclear Deal.
Also on the programme, remembering the Somali journalist Hodan Nalayeh; and President Macron's ambitions in space.
Picture: British Navy Destroyer HMS Duncan in the Gulf. Credit: LA (PHOT) Ben Sutton/MoD/PA Wire
At least 26 dead in Somali hotel attack
At least 26 people, including a prominent journalist and several foreigners, have been killed in an attack on a hotel in southern Somalia.
Also in the programme: a brain implant has restored partial vision to blind people in a US trial, and a rare report from Myanmar's Rakhine State two years after its Rohingya Muslim population was forced to leave.
(Picture: A man passes in front of the rubbles of the Medina hotel of Kismayo on July 13, 2019. Credit: Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)