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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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ANC Gathers To Choose New Leader

12/16/2017
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South Africa's governing ANC party to elect successor to Jacob Zuma. Also: Austrian president approves formation of a new government which will include the far-right Freedom Party, and a state funeral for the last king of Romania.

Duration: 00:27:42


Austria's Freedom Party poised for power

12/15/2017
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Austria is set to have a coalition made up of the People's Party, which came first in a recent election, and the smaller anti-immigration Freedom Party. Also: the UN says there's huge disparities between rich and poor people in the United States which President Trump's policies could make worse, and get ready for the flying car.

Duration: 00:30:30


DR Congo Child Soldiers awarded $10m in Damages

12/15/2017
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The children were recruited by the Congolese warlord, Thomas Lubanga. The money will be awarded collectively to the community rather than individuals. Also: EU says Brexit talks to move to next stage and the choir that can never sing together.

Duration: 00:30:05


US communications regulator votes to end net neutrality

12/14/2017
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Also: US ambassador to UN accuses Iran of fanning conflicts across the Middle East, EU leaders debate migration crisis and: earth-like planet found using artificial intelligence

Duration: 00:26:29


Walt Disney Buys 21st Century Fox's Assets

12/14/2017
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Walt Disney has agreed to buy 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets for $52.4bn. Also: Grenfell victims remembered at St Paul's and an exhibition celebrating the rise of pop group ABBA in the 1970s opens in London.

Duration: 00:27:54


Trump to Rush Through Tax Reform after Alabama Defeat

12/13/2017
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We assess what the result means for US politics and President Trump's tax reform and hear how black voters made a difference. Also, the British Prime Minister suffers a major defeat regarding Brexit.

Duration: 00:30:34


Muslim Nations Denounce Trump's Stance on Jerusalem

12/13/2017
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OIC communique declares President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital as 'null and void'. Also: democrat wins in Alabama Senate upset and cyclist Chris Froome faces questions over abnormal drug test.

Duration: 00:28:05


Macron Gives Dire Warning on Climate Change

12/12/2017
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More than 50 heads of state gather at the One Planet summit in Paris. The French President, Emmanuel Macron, said that two years after the Paris climate agreement, the rise in global temperatures had become a permanent emergency. Also: a deadly explosion at an Austrian gas terminal prompts Italy to declare a state of emergency over energy supplies, and one of the most eagerly awaited films of the year, 'Star Wars, The Last Jedi', is being released around the world this week - we look at the...

Duration: 00:26:49


Global Climate Change Summit Begins in Paris - without President Trump

12/12/2017
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World leaders discuss how to finance efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Also, residents of Alabama vote in controversial Senate election, six people given death penalty for Indian 'honour killing', US soldier who defected to North Korea dies aged 77, and new evidence shows that 'man flu' may not be a myth.

Duration: 00:30:28


Trump Harassment Accusers Demand Inquiry

12/11/2017
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Three women, who accused President Trump of sexual misconduct, have demanded a congressional inquiry. The White House said the women were making 'false claims'. Also: attacker targets Manhattan bus terminal and Pacific 'baby island' is natural laboratory to study Mars.

Duration: 00:29:09


EU's Federica Mogherini rebuffs Netanyahu on Jerusalem

12/11/2017
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EU's foreign policy chief and Israeli PM Netanyahu disagree publicly following Trump announcement on status of Jerusalem . Also, man arrested after explosion in Manhattan, Saudi Arabia to lift its ban on public cinemas, public inquiry begins into the Grenfell Tower fire, and the private letters of enigmatic film star Greta Garbo are to be auctioned - so what do they reveal ?

Duration: 00:30:51


Netanyahu says Palestinians Must face Reality

12/10/2017
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Israel's prime minister says Jerusalem has "never been the capital of any other people". Also: Germany warns of Chinese LinkedIn spies and the fishy sounds of Blue Planet II.

Duration: 00:31:35


Islamic State defeated in Iraq

12/9/2017
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The war against the Islamic State group is officially over, Britain's Foreign Secretary is in Tehran to plead for the freedom of a British-Iranian woman, France says an emotional farewell to rock and roll legend, Johnny Hallyday.

Duration: 00:30:20


UN Secretary General calls Murder of DRC Peacekeepers a 'War Crime'

12/8/2017
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14 UN peacekeepers were killed in a militant attack in DR Congo. Antonio Guterres said the attack in North Kivu was the worst on UN peacekeepers in recent history. Also: Palestinian protests continue over President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and Pope Francis calls for wording of Lord's Prayer to be changed.

Duration: 00:27:18


'Breakthrough' Deal in Brexit Talks

12/8/2017
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Brexit divorce bill estimated at up to $52bn as British prime minister gets agreement on Irish border issue. Also: clashes erupt over US Jerusalem move and researchers find 'oldest ever eye' in fossil.

Duration: 00:25:13


US Senator Al Franken to Resign Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

12/7/2017
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Al Franken will quit in the coming weeks after calls from fellow Democrats to step down. Also: Trump's Jerusalem move sparks clashes. Argentina ex-president's arrest sought and the strange paradox of how Narwhals respond to threats.

Duration: 00:29:15


Trump Jerusalem Move Sparks Israeli-Palestinian Clashes

12/7/2017
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Violence erupts in clashes in West Bank during protests against US President's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Also: tense start to Erdogan's Greece visit and pizza-twirling gets world heritage status.

Duration: 00:28:54


Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital

12/6/2017
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Also: Vladimir Putin to stand again for the Russian presidency in next year's election, Andrej Babiš is the new Czech prime minister, and the fight against plastic pollution

Duration: 00:28:26


Trump to Declare that Jerusalem is Israel's Capital

12/6/2017
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Palestinians angry ahead of President Trump's expected announcement about Jerusalem, which will break long-standing international consensus on the city's status. Also, why post-traumatic stress disorder is rising among children in US inner cities, new report says schools must teach pupils to identify 'fake news', scientists unveil skeleton of one of humankind's oldest ancestors, and we remember rock star Johnny Hallyday - the 'French Elvis.'

Duration: 00:28:00


Russia Banned from 2018 Winter Olympics

12/5/2017
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The ban follows an investigation into allegations of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Games in Sochi. Also: President Trump calls worried regional leaders to say he plans to move US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and a commissioner for happiness is appointed in Nigeria's Imo state.

Duration: 00:30:06

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