Israel Blames Syria for Russian Aircrew Deaths but 'Expresses Sorrow'
Israel says Syria is to blame for the shooting down of Russian plane over Mediterranean. Also, South Korean leader given warm welcome in North Korea, fury over video of Venezuelan President eating steak in luxury restaurant, New Zealand celebrates its Maori cultural heritage, and we meet the only African-American piano-maker in the US.
Russia and Turkey to Create Buffer Zone in Idlib
Russia and Turkey have agreed to create a buffer zone in Syria's Idlib province to separate government forces and rebel fighters. Also: a British cave diver is suing tech billionaire Elon Musk for defamation, and Saudi Arabia invests in electric cars.
Brexit: Theresa May Says 'It's Chequers Deal or No Deal'
Theresa May says that MPs will have a choice between her proposed deal or no deal at all. Also, Russia and Turkey begin new round of talks on the Syrian civil war, former KGB colonel Oleg Gordievsky explains how he escaped from Moscow to the West, Nigeria floods kill more than 100, and Michael Palin describes his visit to North Korea.
China Coast Lashed as Typhoon Toll Rises
A powerful storm that has already killed more than fifty people in the Philippines hits China. Also: a study says daily aspirin is "risky in old age" and Kipchoge smashes the marathon world record.
Storm danger not over says North Carolina governor
Roy Cooper urges people to remain vigilant a day after storm "Florence" made landfall, also: Rwanda pardons more than 2000 prisoners and: Pope Francis speaks out against the Mafia
Trump's Former Campaign Chief To Help Mueller Inquiry
Paul Manafort has agreed to co-operate with an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the US election as part of a plea deal. Also: the billion dollar space mission using lasers to map the extent that ice has melted on Earth, and Africa hosts its first ever Comic Con.
Hurricane Florence makes Landfall in US
Officials warn Hurricane Florence could kill 'a lot of people' as it hits the US East Coast. Also: millions in path of Philippines typhoon and Ig Nobel win for kidney stone removing rollercoaster.
Puerto Rico: Trump Provokes Angry Backlash
He claimed official death toll from Hurricane Maria was inflated to make him look bad. Also: Pakistan's top diplomat in Britain is called back to Islamabad to explain his strange behaviour at a TV awards ceremony, and a Yemeni film about young love in wartime draws enthusiastic crowds to its showing in Aden.