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Trump Anniversary Threatened by Government Shutdown

In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.

It seems likely that the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration will be marred the shutdown of the US federal government at midnight US time. We hear from Republicans and Democrats and ask veteran political analyst Norman Ornstein why the shutdown was happening. Also as Turkey prepares to attack a Kurdish militia group in Syria - we speak a representative from the group's political wing. And why did the Pope declare that critics of a Chilean Bishop accused of shielding a paedophile priest were "slanderers"? And as the German SPD party continues efforts to reach a new grand coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives this weekend, we speak to the SPD youth wing who are against the plan. And when will be flying in electric planes? We hear from the Norwegians pioneering new technology.

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