September 28, 2009
Posted: 1623 GMT
Rescue workers are overwhelmed and at least 140 people are dead in the Philippines.
We will start the program with a report from Dan Rivers on the deadly floods in the capital Manila and two dozen neighboring provinces.
The country hasn't seen rain like this in decades. Those in low-lying areas, mostly the poorest of the residents in the affected areas, are suffering the most today.
We will also have full coverage of Iran's long-range missile tests at a time of heightened tension with Western countries. Iran, which last week revealed the existence of a second nuclear plant, is due to hold critical talks with the five U.N Security Council members (plus Germany) next Thursday.
We will look at why Iran has decided to go ahead with the test (Tehran said it's part of a routine yearly drill) and how it may impact talks this week.
Also today, a story that is sparking interest and debate around the world: the arrest of Franco-Polish Director Roman Polanski in Switzerland over the week-end. U.S. authorities asked Switzerland to detain Polanski in connection with a 30-year old case in California. Polanski plead guilty to unlawful sexual relations with a minor in 1978 but fled America before he could be sentenced.
The question is: should Polanski be extradited to the U.S. or should he remain a free man?
Should his crime be left in the past (as his own victim has urged) or should someone who admits to sex with a minor be punished, not matter how long ago the abuse occurred?
Let us know what you think in our poll below.
We are also live in Honduras with the protracted stand-off between ousted president Manuel Zelaya and de facto leader Roberto Micheletti.
Plus the latest sports, business and weather headlines.
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