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The best stories, interviews and on the spot reporting from around the world including highlights from Newshour, The World Today and World Briefing. Up to 30 minutes Compiled twice a day from the 24 hour News coverage from the BBC World Service.

The best stories, interviews and on the spot reporting from around the world including highlights from Newshour, The World Today and World Briefing. Up to 30 minutes Compiled twice a day from the 24 hour News coverage from the BBC World Service.
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The best stories, interviews and on the spot reporting from around the world including highlights from Newshour, The World Today and World Briefing. Up to 30 minutes Compiled twice a day from the 24 hour News coverage from the BBC World Service.

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Episodes

Israel-Gaza: Deadly Clashes Across Border

11/13/2018
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7 people killed in renewed violence between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants. Palestinians in Gaza have fired rockets into Israel, which has used helicopters and airstrikes against targets in the Gaza Strip. Also, strong winds fuel California's wildfires as death-toll rises, intense security in New York for trial of alleged druglord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzman, and what were the mysterious objects seen in skies off Ireland by airline pilots ?

Duration:00:29:11

Israel-Gaza Violence Erupts after Killings

11/12/2018
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Gaza rocket barrage targets Israel, which responds with air-strikes after militants and an Israeli soldier were killed in a covert operation. Also: Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of its top prize and the Marvel Comics legend, Stan Lee dies aged ninety-five.

Duration:00:29:18

Israel-Gaza Violence Erupts After Killings During Covert Operation

11/12/2018
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Violence flares between Israel and Gaza, a day after an undercover Israeli operation. A Hamas commander and an Israeli officer were among seven people reported killed on Sunday. Also, California wildfires now among deadliest in state's history, what is fake news and how it works in practice, and have scientists discovered a test to detect early signs of dementia ?

Duration:00:29:52

Macron Rejects Nationalism on Armistice Day

11/11/2018
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Events to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War have been taking place around the world. Also: huge crowds have been celebrating the centenary of Poland's independence and raising the awareness of the genetic disorder, Haemochromatosis.

Duration:00:27:41

Fighting Intensifies Over Yemeni Port of Hodeidah

11/10/2018
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Pro-government forces are fighting Houthi rebels in a new offensive. Also: Californians continue to battle wildfires, the leaders of France and Germany mark the end of the First World War and a dissident Chinese author speaks at literary festival in Hong Kong.

Duration:00:25:35

California Wildfires

11/9/2018
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At least five dead and 150,000 people evacuated in a series of blazes across the US state. Also: Commemorating the German war dead, the Christmas advert banned for being too political and Michelle Obama's memoirs.

Duration:00:26:14

Qatari Cash Reaches Gaza

11/9/2018
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Thousands of Palestinian civil servants have been paid overdue wages from suitcases full of cash sent to Gaza in an effort to ease tensions. Also: researchers say there's been a remarkable global decline in the number of children women are having, and how a T-shirt on a member of a Korean K-pop group was deemed too political for Japanese TV.

Duration:00:25:19

UN Doubles Food Aid to Yemen

11/8/2018
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The UN agency is already feeding between seven and eight million Yemenis but says it needs to reach almost half the population. Also: a group of women and children seized by IS militants in Syria have been released, and how AI could soon replace TV presenters in China.

Duration:00:29:13

Gun Attack in California Country Bar

11/8/2018
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The bar was hosting a university student country music night when a gunman opened fire. Also: toxic smog returns to Delhi after Diwali and Prince Charles says he won't speak out when he's king.

Duration:00:28:25

The US Attorney General is Sacked, As Trump Loses the House of Representatives.

11/7/2018
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President Trump fires his Attorney General. His relationship with Donald Trump was ruined when he recused himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. Also: The school children who were abducted in Cameroon are released, and the American stuntwoman, Kitty O'Neil dies.

Duration:00:27:22

Trump Hails 'Big Victory' in US Mid-term Elections Despite Some Losses

11/7/2018
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President has claimed triumph in elections but Democrats hold House of Representatives. Can the two sides now work together, as they'll have to in order to pass new legislation ? Also, we look at some of the new faces who've emerged in US politics after the mid-terms, gunmen in Cameroon have released over 70 schoolboys whom they'd kidnapped, and who is responsible for the widespread fires on Cape Town's trains ?

Duration:00:25:06

US Democrats on Course to Win House in Blow to Trump

11/7/2018
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Republicans have retained control of the Senate while the Democrats are on course to take the House of Representatives.

Duration:00:12:33

Americans Vote in Key Elections for Trump

11/6/2018
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Americans are voting in nationwide elections that are being seen as a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency. Also: the BBC has learnt that the British government is preparing a campaign to sell a Brexit deal to the country, and the discovery of a ramp could explain how the pyramids in Egypt were made.

Duration:00:29:39

US Mid-term Elections: Americans Vote in 'Poll of a Lifetime'

11/6/2018
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Americans vote in nationwide elections that are seen as referendum on Donald Trump's presidency. The elections come halfway through Mr. Trump's four years in office and follow a divisive campaign. Also, UN says more than 200 mass graves found in areas of Iraq formerly held by IS, Palestinian anxiety as Israel develops closer ties with Arab states, and Bill Gates launches new range of 'reinvented' toilets to try and reduce disease worldwide.

Duration:00:25:25

Run-up to US Mid-term Elections

11/5/2018
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The vote is being seen as a referendum on President Trump's first two years in office. Also: dozens of pupils kidnapped in Cameroon and astronomers detect one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way.

Duration:00:27:23

Khashoggi Murder: Did Saudi Arabia Send Experts to Conceal Evidence ?

11/5/2018
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A senior Turkish official has told the BBC that Saudi experts visited Istanbul consulate after journalist's death. Turkey believes Jamal Khashoggi was choked to death and then dismembered.

Duration:00:28:21

Airstrikes Continue in Yemeni Port of Hodeidah

11/4/2018
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There has been an upsurge in fighting in Yemen despite international calls for a ceasefire. Also: an activist in Ukraine dies after an acid attack and a swim of nearly three thousand kilometers around Great Britain comes to an end.

Duration:00:30:28

New Caledonia votes on independence

11/3/2018
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French Pacific territory is deciding its future in a referendum, also: UN aid reaches Syrians stranded in the desert and: India's controversy over killing of a man-eating tiger

Duration:00:27:19

US to Reinstate all Iran Sanctions

11/2/2018
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The White House said it was "the toughest sanctions regime ever imposed on Iran" and targeted energy, shipping and banking sectors. Also: protests continue to grip Pakistan following a Supreme Court judgement and why Usain Bolt is too fast for football.

Duration:00:27:33

Turkey Claims Khashoggi Body 'Dissolved in Acid'

11/2/2018
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No forensic evidence has been provided to prove Jamal Khashoggi's body was dissolved. Also: North and South Korea to bid jointly for the Olympic Games in 2032 and delving into NASA's historic audio archives.

Duration:00:32:25