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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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At Least 50 Dead in Kabul

11/20/2018
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A suicide bomber attacks worshippers celebrating the birth of the Prophet Muḥammad. The Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani, has condemned what he described as an "unforgivable crime". Also: President Trump suggests that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plot to murder the Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, and Easter Islanders visit the British Museum to ask for a giant statue back.

Duration:00:23:17

Saudi Arabia & UAE promise half a billion dollars to tackle famine in Yemen

11/20/2018
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The aid pledge comes as diplomatic pressure mounts for a political solution to the conflict. Also ... Italy has called for the seizure of the Aquarius migrant rescue ship, alleging it illegally dumped tonnes of potentially toxic waste in its ports. And Facebook sparks an outcry again...this time over the auctioning off of a child bride.

Duration:00:27:22

Renewed fighting in Yemen undermines hopes of peace

11/19/2018
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Saudi-led coalition warplanes have bombed Houthi rebel positions in the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, while the UN Security Council is considering a resolution meant to open aid routes. Also: What lessons can Zimbabwe teach its neighbour, South Africa, on land reform? And how one DJ has waited more than forty years to get his dream job.

Duration:00:29:13

Nissan boss arrested over 'misconduct'

11/19/2018
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Carlos Ghosn accused of under-reporting his pay package and personal use of company assets. Allegations arose following a whistle-blower's tipoff. Peanut allergy treatment "in sight".

Duration:00:23:51

President Trump is Briefed on Khashoggi Tape

11/18/2018
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Mr Trump says he has not listened to the recording because it was violent. French President Emmanuel Macron urges Europe to unite to prevent 'global chaos'; and scientists warn that human activity is damaging Africa's wildlife at a faster pace than previously thought

Duration:00:25:04

Trump visits California after deadliest fire in state's history

11/17/2018
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President is meeting people affected by wildfires which cost more than 70 lives, also: 280,000 in French fuel protests and: the annual controversy over an old Dutch tradition

Duration:00:27:44

President Trump Says He Has Written Answers to Russia Probe

11/16/2018
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Trump says he easily answered questions from Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential elections, but has not submitted them yet. Also: We hear from a resident from Paradise, who fled the California fires and artists show what they feel about Zimbabwe a year after President Mugabe was forced to step down.

Duration:00:32:00

Funeral Prayers Held for Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia

11/16/2018
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Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul six weeks ago. Also: Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide and the kilogram gets a new definition.

Duration:00:29:41

British PM Vows to 'See Through' Draft Brexit Deal

11/15/2018
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Theresa May continues to fight for her plan for Britain's exit from the EU, despite the risk of a challenge to her leadership. Also, the United States has imposed sanctions on seventeen Saudis it says were involved in the plot to murder the journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, and was a heartwarming story about a couple and homeless man really what it seemed?

Duration:00:23:51

British PM Under Pressure as Ministers Resign

11/15/2018
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Theresa May has spent three hours in parliament fighting for her Brexit deal, amid cabinet resignations and the growing prospect of a leadership challenge. Several MPs told her the House would reject the deal. Also Saudi Arabia is seeking the death penalty for five men accused of murdering the journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. And is the number of polar bears rising or falling?

Duration:00:26:37

UK Cabinet Backs Draft Brexit Plan

11/14/2018
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Ministers debated plan for 5 hours, but will Parliament pass it? Also: Californian fire town needs 'total rebuild' and new planet discovered near neighbouring star

Duration:00:24:49

Israel Defence Minister Resigns over Gaza

11/14/2018
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Avigdor Lieberman denounces the Israeli cabinet's decision to accept a ceasefire as "surrendering to terror". Also: British PM seeks cabinet backing over Brexit and Marie Antoinette's jewels up for auction.

Duration:00:32:08

Brexit Text Agreed in Talks Breakthrough

11/13/2018
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The proposals will now be put before all twenty-seven EU member states. Also: after the heaviest clashes in four years between Hamas and Israeli forces, the Gaza-based militants say they've agreed to an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire; and the trial of the Mexican drugs kingpin, Joaquin Guzman, is postponed.

Duration:00:30:31

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