BBC news with Debby Russ.

President Donald Trump has praised his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing and blamed previous US administrations, not Beijing, for America's trade deficit. With President Xi looking on, Mr. Trump said he could not blame China for taking advantage. He also said he believed China could fix problems with North Korea quickly and easily if Xi Jinping decided to do so.

United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock has warned that Yemen is facing the largest famine the world has seen for decades unless the Saudi-led coalition lifts its blockade on humanitarian aid. He said millions of people were at risk. The Saudi-led coalition began the blockade on Monday following a missile attack on Riyadh by Houthi rebels.

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has told BBC it would be a long time before conditions are right for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to return to Myanmar. He said forcing people to return would create the basis for new violence.

Taiwan's armed forces are searching for a missing Air Force pilot whose Mirage-2000 fighter jet disappeared from radar screens on Tuesday night. The Defense Minister strongly rejected speculation the pilot had defected to China.

Six members of the now dissolved Parliament of Catalonia are appearing before Spain's Supreme Court in Madrid, accused of rebellion and sedition. The charges, which carry jail sentences up to 30 years, related to the staging of a banned independence referendum in the region last month.

The film company Sony Picture has cut the actor Kevin Spacey out of the completed film "All the money in the world", after a stream of allegations of sexual harassment against him. Spacey had played the part of U.S millionaire John Paul Getty, but now all of his scene will be shot again with actor Christopher Plummer in the role. The release will still go ahead as planned on December, 22nd.

That's the latest BBC news.

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