Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

New US Congress Sworn In

Nancy Pelosi elected House Speaker as Democrats aim to wield new powers

Veteran politician Nancy Pelosi was sworn in as Speaker as Democrats took control of the House of Representatives. The Democrats have vowed to pass bills designed to end the partial government shutdown. But will they also investigate President Trump?

Also in the programme: praise for China's mission to the far side of the moon; and the authorities in DR Congo are urged to be truthful about the results of last week's election.

(Picture: Nancy Pelosi; Credit: EPA)

53 minutes

Last on

Thu 3 Jan 2019 21:06GMT

Broadcast

  • Thu 3 Jan 2019 21:06GMT

The New Silk Road

The New Silk Road

How China is launching a major new trade route via the ancient Silk Road

70 Years On: Partition Stories

70 Years On: Partition Stories

Memories and stories of Partition in 1947 and the legacy Partition leaves with us today

China, the Party and the People

China, the Party and the People

Clips, reports and highlights on a society in flux

Inside The Philippines’ Deadly War On Drugs

Inside The Philippines’ Deadly War On Drugs

A brutal crack-down on drugs that has claimed more than 7000 lives

Podcast