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      The Sunday Feature: New Stories by Kurt Vonnegut


      Paul Henley speaks to Dan Wakefield, writer and friend of American novelist Kurt Vonnegut, about a new collection of short stories by the author of the best-selling novel Slaughterhouse Five. (Photo: Kurt Vonnegut in 1973. Credit: BBC)


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      The Sunday Feature: New Stories by Kurt Vonnegut


      Paul Henley speaks to Dan Wakefield, writer and friend of American novelist Kurt Vonnegut, about a new collection of short stories by the author of the best-selling novel Slaughterhouse Five. (Photo: Kurt Vonnegut in 1973. Credit: BBC)


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      The Sunday Feature: New Stories by Kurt Vonnegut


      Paul Henley speaks to Dan Wakefield, writer and friend of American novelist Kurt Vonnegut, about a new collection of short stories by the author of the best-selling novel Slaughterhouse Five. (Photo: Kurt Vonnegut in 1973. Credit: BBC)


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      Weekend Extra


      German elections and the far-right; Kurdish referendum for independence; The sky at night in pictures


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      War of Words Between US and Pyongyang


      As tensions escalate over North Korea's nuclear ambitions, what role will China play? Also: Migration and German elections; US journalists bridging cultural divides (Anti-nuclear activists wearing masks to look like US President Donald Trump and North Korean Kim Jong-Un in front of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, 13 September 2017. Credit: Omer Messinger/Getty Images)


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      Race to Reach Mexico Quake Survivors


      Rescuers search for survivors under the rubble of collapsed school in Mexico City. Also: Sri Lanka's stolen babies; On the campaign trail in Germany (Image: Rescue workers search for students through the rubble at Enrique Rebsamen school after the earthquake in Mexico City, Mexico Credit: Reuters)


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      More than 200 Dead in Mexico Quake


      7.1 temblor topples scores of buildings, including a school in Mexico City. Also: Germany's Nobel laureate Herta Müller on immigration and politics (Photo: Rescue teams in Mexico City look for people trapped in the rubble after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Mexico on September 19, 2017. Credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)


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      Aung San Suu Kyi Makes First Address on Rohingya Crisis


      The de facto leader of Myanmar said her government does not fear 'international scrutiny'. Also: A rare report from inside Yemen. Why is a film about Russia's last tsar causing controversy? (Picture: Aung San Suu Kyi delivers her address to the nation in Myanmar. Credit: Getty Images)


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      Trump Prepares First UN Address


      President Trump will make his first appearance in front of the United Nations today, after repeated criticism of the organisation. Also: The legacy of mass migration to Europe. Could the giant snail save the Great Barrier Reef? (Photo: President Trump Lunches With UN Security Council Ambassadors At White House. Credit: Getty Images)


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      Weekend Extra


      War on drugs in the Philippines; Sierra Leone grieves for mudslide victims; The men who think they're Jesus


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