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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

Saudi Arabia Lifts Its Ban On Women Drivers

6/23/2018
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Another step in the sweeping changes in Saudi Arabia. Also: Tens of thousands march in London over Brexit and final rallies before elections in Turkey.

Duration:00:26:59

Trump itensifies trade row with threat of car tariffs

6/22/2018
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Shares in European carmakers dip after Trump announces new tariff, also: Italy says Malta refuses to accept ship with 234 migrants and: a diplomatic row surrounding Boris Becker

Duration:00:28:47

UN says Rule of Law 'Virtually Absent' in Venezuela

6/22/2018
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Venezuelan security forces have carried out hundreds of arbitrary killings under the guise of fighting crime, the UN says in a new report. Also: Italy moves to seize migrant rescue ships and studying disco music of the 1970's.

Duration:00:29:49

US First Lady Melania Trump Visits Texas Child Detention Centre

6/21/2018
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Mrs Trump said she wanted to help reunite families separated by US immigration laws. The Justice Department has asked a federal court to ease restrictions on how long children can be detained alongside their parents. Also: mystery ape found in ancient tomb and the debate over eating dogs in Asia.

Duration:00:30:16

Italy wants EU Partner on Migrant Deal

6/21/2018
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Italy says curbing the boatloads of Mediterranean migrants is the priority. Also: Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud and Koko the famously social gorilla dies in California.

Duration:00:33:09

Trump Reverses Migrant Separation Policy

6/20/2018
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US President signs an executive order promising to keep families together. Also, the British government avoids defeat over Brexit and scientists create pigs that are resistant to a highly infectious disease by editing their DNA.

Duration:00:29:50

Hungary Outlaws Helping Illegal Migrants

6/20/2018
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The government says the new laws are needed to protect Hungary's security and identity. Critics say they demonise asylum seekers and will be used to target human rights activists and civil society groups working with migrants. Also: An inquiry into the deaths of elderly people at a hospital in southern England has concluded that more than 450 patients died as a direct result of being given powerful painkillers without medical justification, and China opens a research facility to continue the...

Duration:00:33:31

Trump Defends Separating Immigrant Families Amid Outcry

6/19/2018
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President Trump had earlier sparked outrage for tweeting that undocumented immigrants would "infest" the US. Also: General Electric drops out of Dow index and medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed in UK.

Duration:00:31:13

Italy's Criticised for Threat over Roma Community

6/19/2018
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Italian Minister says he'll count Roma and potentially deport those without citizenship. A UN human rights official has condemned Matteo Salvini's comments as racist. Also: a controversial rapper is shot dead in Miami, and how Syrian schoolgirls continued their education in defiance of IS.

Duration:00:33:08

Trump Defends Immigration Policy

6/18/2018
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President Trump says he won't let the US become a migrant camp. Also, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel wins breathing space in immigration row. And the 'Paris Spiderman' who saved a child dangling from a balcony given a hero's welcome in his native Mali.

Duration:00:29:32

Spanish King's Brother-in-Law Jailed in Spain

6/18/2018
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Iñaki Urdangarin was permitted to choose where to serve his reduced sentence of five years and ten months. Also: Syria blames US for deadly air strike and gaming becomes the latest addiction.

Duration:00:27:47

Ivan Duque Wins Colombia's Presidential Election

6/17/2018
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The conservative candidate secured fifty four per cent of the vote. Also, President Trump's wife, Melania, has entered the debate about illegal immigration and three ships carrying more than six hundred migrants who were rescued off the coast of Libya eight days ago have arrived in the Spanish port of Valencia.

Duration:00:26:49

Death toll mounts in anti government protests in Nicaragua

6/16/2018
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Peace talks resume in Nicaragua despite protests over deadly arson attack which killed six members of the same family; The former head of France Telecom to stand trial over his alleged role in a series of staff suicides; Ethiopia and Somalia to work together to invest in four sea ports and build a road network linking the two countries.

Duration:00:30:35

US separates almost 2,000 migrant children since April

6/15/2018
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President Trump considers immigration policy as new figures reveal the scale of family separations on the US-Mexico border. Also: Portugal's Parliament votes to legalise marijuana-based medicines and why a visit to India 50 years ago had such an impact on The Beatles.

Duration:00:28:49

Trump Puts 25% Tariff on Chinese Goods

6/15/2018
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President Trump unveiled the tariffs on $34bn worth of Chinese goods, accusing Beijing of intellectual copyright theft. Also: US strike targets Pakistan Taliban chief and stars turn out for Stephen Hawking memorial at Westminster Abbey.

Duration:00:26:45

Trump Foundation Faces New York Lawsuit

6/14/2018
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New York's attorney general alleges "extensive and persistent" law breaking and also includes the President himself and three of Mr Trump's children. The Foundation denies the charges and says they're politically motivated. Also: Argentina's lower house votes to legalise abortion up to 14 weeks and a gadget has been invented to detect malaria without drawing blood.

Duration:00:26:37

US Warns North Korea Sanctions Will Not be Lifted Before Denuclearisation

6/14/2018
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The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has said all three countries he's been briefing on the Singapore summit have agreed to maintain sanctions on North Korea for the time being. Also: memorial service held for Grenfell anniversary and Mars rover 'should ride out storm'.

Duration:00:28:33

Aids agencies warn of humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen

6/13/2018
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UN Security Council to meet in emergency session to debate the crisis, also: Volkswagen fined more than a billion dollars and the raccoon that climbed a skyscraper in Minnesota

Duration:00:27:33

Battle Starts for Lifeline Port in Yemen

6/13/2018
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Rebel-held Hodeida is the main entry point for aid needed by millions of Yemenis at risk of starvation. Also: President Trump declares that North Korea is no longer a nuclear threat and Banksy artwork originally rejected for Royal Academy summer exhibition.

Duration:00:26:49

Mixed reactions to Singapore Summit.

6/12/2018
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Donald Trump surprises many with his promises to North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore; Greek and Macedonian leaders agree a new name for the former Yugoslav state, to end a decades' old dispute; President Macron of France criticises Italy for turning away a ship full of migrants rescued from the Mediterranean.

Duration:00:31:17