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Main topics on Thursday, March 2:
- US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has said that he did not discuss Donald Trump’s presidential campaign with Russian diplomats last year. His claim came after the Washington Post reported that Sessions did not disclose meetings with Russian officials when asked during his confirmation in January. Members of the Democratic party are calling for his resignation. We take a look at Russia’s alleged involvement in Trump’s administration.
- The UN says 4,000 Iraqis are fleeing Mosul every day. Government forces continue to advance into Mosul’s west as ISIL fights back in its last urban stronghold. We go live to our correspondent in Erbil.
- Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud is visiting Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim country. We explore how people are reacting to his visit.
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