Ritula Shah has the day's news - we'll discuss whether the CIA's new "playbook" on counter-terrorism should allow the use of drones in Pakistan.
Also, as French troops reach Timbuktu, is Mali going to become the new Afghanistan?
The latest from Egypt - where President Morsi is trying to convene a meeting of the country's politicians to discuss the state of emergency.
Ahead of a major announcement by the UK government about the costs of childcare, we'll find out how the Germans do it.
We'll hear the fears that a big drop in the number of postgraduates is damaging the British economy
and why the sound of silence has proved especially golden for a village church in east Sussex.