Sudan's military and leaders of the civilian opposition alliance have signed a power sharing deal in front of an audience including regional leaders. The agreement is intended to end months of pro-democracy protests.
Also in the programme: Another weekend of protests is underway in Hong Kong, with calls for greater democracy; and the US space agency, NASA, has chosen the location of the flight centre that will, in the words of its administrator, "put the next man and the first woman on the south pole of the Moon" within five years.
(Photo: Many hope the deal will lead to civilian government after decades of army rule. Credit: AFP)
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party defends its economic policy
A spokesman for Zimbabwe's governing Zanu-PF party, Xavier Zavare, defends the government's economic policy, despite protests in the capital Harare.
Zimbabwe's main opposition group has called off anti-government protests in the capital Harare at the last minute, after failing to overturn a police ban.
Also in the programme: The Ebola outbreak in the DRC spreads to a new location; and a nine year old in Germany has lost her legal bid to become the first girl to join a prestigious boys choir in Berlin.
Picture: Protests Against Mnangagwa Government In Harare. Getty Images.
North Korea launches blistering verbal attack on South
North Korea has snubbed peace talks with South Korea despite Kim Jong-un and his Southern counterpart President Moon Jae-in smiling in a historic encounter on the southern side of the border in April last year.
Also in the programme: riot police in Zimbabwe's capital Harare use tear gas and batons to disperse several hundred protesters; and demonstrations continue in Hong Kong, stoking fears that China's military will intervene.
Picture: North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un. Credit: Reuters
Israel will deny entry to two US Congresswomen
Israel is blocking two US Democratic lawmakers, who are prominent critics of the Israeli government, from visiting. Also; Six Zimbabwean political activists have been abducted beaten by armed men this week, ahead of planned opposition street demonstrations. Also, an international team of scientists has begun excavating a treasure trove of new dinosaur fossils in North Wyoming in the western United States. And, there are reports that six Zimbabwean political activists have been abducted and beaten ahead of a planned opposition demonstration.
(Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump, U.S. Congresswomen Ilhan Omar Rashida Tlaib, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in combination photo. Credit: Reuters)
US moves to stop Iranian tanker release
The US Department of Justice has made a last-minute request to the authorities in Gibraltar to try to stop them from releasing a seized Iranian supertanker. The tanker, Grace 1, is carrying Iranian oil and was seized on 4 July. We get the latest.
Also on the programme: We talk about the situation in Kashmir, as India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi defends his decision to strip Indian-administered Kashmir of its autonomy. And we hear the latest on the protests in Hong Kong, as China's ambassador to Britain says Beijing will intervene if events deteriorate further.
(Photo: Grace 1 as it sits anchored off the coast of Gibraltar on August 13. Credit: REUTERS/Jon Nazca)