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Main topics for WednesdayAugust 23:

  • An air attack on a hotel north of the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, has killed dozens of people. Most of them are thought to be civilians. It comes just days after a leaked UN report accused the Saudi-led coalition of human rights violations in Yemen. We have the latest.

  • Iraqi forces backed by a US-led coalition have managed to enter the city of Tal Afar for the first time since ISIL took it. Thousands have fled the area since the army’s assault started on Sunday. The UN says around 30,000 others are trapped. We’re live from Iraq.

  • Venezuela’s former chief prosecutor is expected to make new corruption allegations against the government of President Nicolas Maduro at a conference in Brazil. Luisa Ortega fled to Colombia last week saying she feared for her life. We explore what’s at stake.

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