Hello, you’re watching BBC World News. I’m Tim Wilcox. Our headlines:
The Afghan government has accused the United States of breaking international law after a prisoner swap in which an American soldier was exchanged for five senior Taliban detainees. They had been handed over to a third country, Qatar.
There are reports from Eastern Ukraine of a sustained attack on a border guard camp in Lukansk by hundreds of heavily armed separatist insurgents. Officials say at least seven guards have been injured.
Portuguese police have cordoned off an area of scrubland in Algarve seven years after the disappearance of the British girl Madeline McCann in Praia da Luz. It’s understood that ground penetrating radar may be used in the search.
And Qatar has strongly denied new allegations of corruption over the bidding process for the 2022 World Cup. Sunday Times has suggested a former FIFA executive paid football officials to ensure that Qatar won.