January 6, 2010
Posted: 1725 GMT
Today we kick off the show with the latest on deadly violence at the Gaza-Egypt border. Egyptian security forces blocked several aid trucks from entering the strip of land, unleashing anger and frustration from Palestinians who began throwing stones at soldiers.
At least one Egyptian soldier was killed and several Palestinains hurt.
We will also check out social media reaction to the violence.
Also today, the very latest on how winter weather is affectin Europe and parts of Asia. Guillermo will join me to talk about airport closures and whether or not there will be a let-up in the cold snap.
We will then take you live to Yemen, where our Paula Newton will join us live for more on the government's fight against Al Qaeda operatives. The man suspected of trying to blow up an American airliner over Christmas is thought to have spent time in Yemen, which officials fear has become a working base for Al Qaeda networks.
And we are live in Dublin for more on the amazing story of a man who unwittingly carried explosives in his luggage on a flight to Ireland after Slovak airport personnel placed real bomb parts in his luggage. Irish authorities are furious at the mistake. We will bring you the lates reaction.
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