30/09/2010 (1300 GMT)
An Indian court rules that the disputed holy site of Ayodhya should be shared between Hindus and Muslims; the winner of the Tour de France fails a drugs test, and reviving the ancient language of Babylonian.
Tour De France
Three-time Tour De France champion Alberto Contador, has been suspended after failing a drugs test. Newshour speaks to Dr Douwe de Boer, the former science director of the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Tony Curtis - one of the biggest names from Hollywood's Golden Era - has died at the age of 85. Vincent Dowd looks back at Curtis's career.
Kevin Connolly reports from Nevada in the United States, where Republicans are hoping to unseat the Democratic Leader of the Senate, Harry Reid, in the mid-term congressional elections.
Pakistan has denied NATO access to a vital supply route into Afghanistan. Newshour speaks to Ihtasham ul-Haque, the director of Pakistani News channel Samaa.
Newshour reports on the ruling by the High Court of Lucknow in India on whether Muslims or Hindus own the holy site in Ayodyha. Newshour hears from writer and lawyer Nitya Ramakrishnan.
Nigeria is celebrating its fiftieth birthday on Friday - but how much does the country have to celebrate? Trying to answer that question for us in Nigeria this week is Komla Dumor.
The Irish government has announced it will have to spend a lot more public money than it thought to prop up ailing banks. Newshour hears the views of Dubliners and Irish Senator Shane Ross.
Babylonian has not been spoken for 2000 years but Newshour speaks to the Cambridge University academic who is trying to revive the language.
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