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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

US To Withdraw From Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia

10/20/2018
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President Trump accuses Moscow of violating its terms. Also: despite deadly attacks Afghan voters cast ballots in large numbers in the nation's long-awaited parliamentary elections, and a chunk of the moon is sold at auction.

Duration:00:24:42

Saudi TV Confirms Death of Khashoggi

10/19/2018
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Saudi State media says Jamal Khashoggi died after fight in Saudi consulate in Turkey; Also, scores dead in India as train hits crowd on track, 20 members of UK grooming gang convicted.

Duration:00:30:20

Kandahar Poll Delay After Assassination

10/19/2018
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Voting in the Afghan province is delayed after the Taliban shoot dead a powerful police chief. Also: China grows at slowest pace since 2009 and final set tie-breaks to be introduced at Wimbledon in 2019.

Duration:00:30:01

Mexico Won't Bow To US Pressure Over Caravan

10/18/2018
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The US wants Mexico to deal forcefully with thousands of central American migrants. Also: President Trump says he believes the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead -- and the consequences for Saudi Arabia could be severe, and a new book written by a descendant of the author of the 19th Century Gothic novel Dracula is published.

Duration:00:31:14

European Government Ministers Pull Out of Saudi Summit

10/18/2018
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The boycott comes amid fears that the journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside a Saudi consulate. Also: European Union ready to extend Brexit transition period and could laboratory grown meat be the future of food?

Duration:00:32:58

EU Leaders: Insufficient Progress on Brexit

10/17/2018
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After a meeting in Brussels, heads of state decide not to call another summit next month. Also: the growing caravan of Honduran migrants traveling towards the US, and we hear from the famous footballer's father who has become Belgium's first black mayor.

Duration:00:25:54

Pompeo Meets Erdogan over Missing Saudi Journalist

10/17/2018
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The meeting in Ankara comes amid fresh allegations in the Turkish media that Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Also: gun attack at Crimea college and new insight into history of dogs and humans.

Duration:00:32:08

Saudi Crown Prince 'Denies Knowledge' of Missing Journalist

10/16/2018
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President Donald Trump tweeted that he spoke with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who assured him that a full investigation into the fate of Jamal Khashoggi is underway. Also, Ethiopia's Prime Minister appoints a new cabinet giving half of the roles to women, and scientists successfully transplant a laboratory-grown oesophagus into mice.

Duration:00:25:20

Jamal Khashoggi: Growing International Pressure on Saudi Arabia over his Disappearance

10/16/2018
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met Saudi leaders in Riyadh as investigation continues into missing journalist's fate. Also, China faces criticism over its internment of huge numbers of Uighur Muslims, rotten meat for sale in Venezuelans markets as economic crisis worsens, and how one of the world's most famous paintings is being restored - in full view of the public.

Duration:00:29:36

Trump Blames 'Rogue Killers' over Khashoggi

10/15/2018
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Saudi and Turkish investigators have entered the consulate in Istanbul where the Saudi journalist was last seen. Also: Russian Church cuts all links with Istanbul and dance lessons are being recommended to tackle loneliness.

Duration:00:27:34

Syria: How Chemical Weapons Have Helped Bring Assad Close to Victory

10/15/2018
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BBC investigation reveals the role chemical weapons have played in President Bashar al-Assad's war strategy. Also, Saudi and Turkish investigators to search Istanbul consulate where Jamal Khashoggi was last seen, UN warns Yemen could be on brink of 'worst famine world has seen in 100 years', and is historic city of Venice in danger from tourism ?

Duration:00:30:09

'Credible' Probe Needed over Missing Saudi Journalist

10/14/2018
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The UK, France and Germany say they expect a detailed Saudi response on Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance. Also: Germany's Chancellor, Angela Merkel, is facing questions over the future of her coalition after her conservative sister party lost its absolute majority in the state of Bavaria, and the Mayor of Paris is creating emergency shelters for the homeless before the onset of winter.

Duration:00:33:51

White House threatens consequences if Saudis did murder dissident journalist.

10/13/2018
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Donald Trump speaks out on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashojee at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul; Tens of thousand of people take to the streets in Berlin in a protest against racism and xenophobia; The pope defrocks two Chilean bishops for child abuse.

Duration:00:29:10

US Pastor at Centre of Dispute Leaves Turkey

10/12/2018
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A Turkish court has ordered the release of an American pastor held on terrorism charges for more than two years. Also: the BBC has been told that audio and video evidence proves that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered and more than a hundred thousand varieties of rice are being safeguarded for the future in the Philippines.

Duration:00:30:43

South Korean President Optimistic About End to Korean War

10/12/2018
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Moon Jae-in has told the BBC that it is only a matter of time before the US and North Korea declare an end to their state of war on the Korean peninsula. Also: Turkey releases US pastor Andrew Brunson and a British princess has married a wine merchant at a ceremony in Windsor Castle.

Duration:00:31:52

Same-Sex Mice Have Babies

10/11/2018
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Healthy mice with same-sex parents have been born for the first time. Also: the US military has temporarily grounded its entire fleet of F-35 fighter jets and an operation in India to catch a tigress is underway using Calvin Klein perfume.

Duration:00:28:35

Astronauts Escape Malfunctioning Rocket

10/11/2018
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Space officials say US astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin landed safely in Kazakhstan. Also: major storm batters Florida and heads for the Carolinas and 'flexitarian' diets key to feeding people in a warming world.

Duration:00:28:34

Hurricane Michael lashes the coast of Florida

10/10/2018
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Hundreds of thousands were told to evacuate, but many stayed, also: stricter controls at China's Weibo social media platform and the BBC investigation which saved smuggled chimps

Duration:00:25:21

China Admits Creating 'Re-education' Camps for Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang

10/10/2018
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Beijing says these centres 'ideologically transform' people it regards as 'extremists.' This announcement comes amid growing international concern over large-scale disappearances in Xinjiang. Also, Turkish media shows video allegedly showing Saudi intelligence team linked to disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, why rising numbers across the world are suffering mental health problems, and how we can all remember many more faces than we think.

Duration:00:28:45

UN Envoy Nikki Haley in Shock Resignation

10/9/2018
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Nikki Haley dismisses speculation that she will challenge Donald Trump for the White House in 2020. Also: UK challenges Saudi Arabia over missing writer and the XPRIZE foundation is to map the deep seabed off Greece using robots.

Duration:00:27:57