The World This Week

What's been happening around the world and why it matters

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Increasingly isolated: Trump on Russia

As legal pressure on the president grows, splits appear with Republicans in Congress.


 2017-08-05  23m

Change at the top in China

A key party boss is accused of corruption. So who will lead the country next?


 2017-07-29  23m

Trump stumped on healthcare

The attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare fails in the Senate.


 2017-07-22  23m

The bitter victory of Mosul

Iraqi forces re-took Mosul from IS. But the bigger battle is far from over.


 2017-07-15  23m

The missile that changed the game

North Korea launched a missile capable of reaching the US. War is now on the agenda.


 2017-07-08  23m

US travel ban comes into force

The Supreme Court approved President Trump's travel ban. It's his first big win.


 2017-07-01  23m

Europe's new power couple?

Merkel is dropping opposition to Macron's plan for a Eurozone budget minister.


 2017-06-24  23m

Grenfell Tower: why?

We don't know how many died. But we must know how the fire happened.


 2017-06-17  23m

May's gamble fails

Theresa May called a UK election to strengthen her hand. Instead, she weakened it.


 2017-06-10  24m

US squashes climate hopes

The US is leaving the Paris accord - but the rift with Europe goes deeper than that.


 2017-06-03  23m