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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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Ex-Prosecutor 'Has Proof of Maduro Graft'

8/23/2017
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The sacked prosecutor who fled Venezuela, Luisa Ortega Diaz, says she has evidence of the president's alleged corruption. Also, Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump a "creep", and Saudi police release teenager detained for doing Macarena.

Duration: 00:30:12


US Navy sacks Fleet Commander after Crash

8/23/2017
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The move to replace Vice Admiral Aucoin follows a series of collisions involving US warships in Asia. Also, US decision to withhold aid angers Egypt and South Africa holds its first rhino horn online auction.

Duration: 00:30:19


Suspects In Barcelona Attack 'Planned To Hit Key Monuments'

8/22/2017
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A suspect in the Barcelona attacks told a court about plans for a larger assault. A Spanish newspaper says this included blowing up the famous Sagrada Familia church. Also, one of Russia's most prominent film and theatre directors, Kirill Srebrennikov, has been arrested and charged with financial fraud, and scientists discover bacteria which can generate a metallic body shield.

Duration: 00:29:32


Afghanistan: Trump Says U.S. Will 'Fight to Win'

8/22/2017
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U.S. President pledges to commit troops to Afghanistan to defeat the Taliban. Also, India's top court bans Muslim 'instant divorce', third brother found alive after Italy quake, and can Rwanda's women teach the world about reconciliation?

Duration: 00:28:51


Barcelona Van Attack Driver Shot Dead

8/21/2017
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Younes Abouyaaqoub, wearing a fake explosive belt, was cornered west of Barcelona after a tip-off. Also, torso found amid Danish submarine hunt and Americans gaze at eclipse wonder.

Duration: 00:28:00


Barcelona Attack Suspect Identified by Police

8/21/2017
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Spanish police confirm that Younes Abouyaaqoub is chief suspect in last Thursday's Barcelona attack. Also, new round in diplomatic dispute between US and Russia, a Danish inventor says Swedish journalist Kim Wall died in 'an accident' on his submarine, why London's iconic Big Ben will fall silent for four years.

Duration: 00:30:54


Spanish police say terror cell planned to fill vans with gas cylinders

8/20/2017
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The authorities say that a 12-strong terror cell that carried out two attacks in Spain last week had collected 120 gas canisters and was planning to use them in vehicle attacks. Also, the UN says thousands of civilians are fleeing from the Iraqi city of Tal Afar, after an offensive begins against I.S. militants and US comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91.

Duration: 00:25:38


US Far Right Demo Thwarted in Boston

8/19/2017
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Thousands of demonstrators take to the streets to protest against a free-speech rally. Their numbers and chants forced the event to be brought to a premature close, without the planned addresses. Also: A British paramedic has recounted how he and a doctor tried in vain to save the life of a woman stabbed in the neck in Friday's terror attack in the Finnish city of Turku, and Manchester United supporters in Iraq.

Duration: 00:33:03


Top White House aide Bannon sacked

8/18/2017
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Steve Bannon was one of President Trump's key advisors / Spanish police say Barcelona attacker was killed / Erdogan urges Turks in Germany not to vote for main parties

Duration: 00:28:49


Police say 'Bigger' Barcelona Attacks were Prepared

8/18/2017
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Thousands of people gathered in Barcelona on Friday to commemorate the victims. Also, deadly South Asia floods hit 16m people, and does water enhance the taste of whisky?

Duration: 00:31:16


Terror Attack In Barcelona

8/17/2017
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13 killed and dozens injured after van ploughs into crowds in Barcelona's famous Las Ramblas area. Also, police in South Africa issue a 'red alert' at the country's borders for Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe, and President Trump criticises removal of historic statues.

Duration: 00:27:11


ICC orders Mali Islamist to pay millions in damages

8/17/2017
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The ICC says Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi caused three million dollars of damages when he led attacks on Timbuktu shrines. Also, raped 10-year-old Indian girl gives birth and inside Voyager's mission control.

Duration: 00:27:54


The fallout from Charlottesville for Trump intensifies

8/16/2017
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President Trump scraps two business councils and two former Republican Presidents enter the debate, calling on people to reject racism. Also, the threat from child soldiers trained by so called Islamic State and now living in Europe. And Murder He Wrote and allegedly committed.

Duration: 00:30:46


Hundreds missing in Sierra Leone mudslide

8/16/2017
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Rescue workers struggle to find survivors in Freetown. Nearly 400 people are confirmed dead. Also, Philippine drug war's 'bloodiest night', and Daniel Craig to reprise Bond role.

Duration: 00:28:17


Trump says both sides to blame in Virginia

8/15/2017
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The US president says there are 'two sides to the story' over the Charlottesville violence. Also, Sierra Leone plea as mudslide toll rises and the explorer Pen Hadow sails for North Pole as Arctic ice melts.

Duration: 00:34:57


N Korea leader holds off on Guam threat

8/15/2017
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Kim Jong-un puts on hold plans to fire ballistic missiles towards Pacific island, Freetown mudslide aftermath, Saudi Arabia's missing princes, why it's bad to feed bread to ducks

Duration: 00:26:18


Hundreds killed in Sierra Leone mudslides

8/14/2017
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The country's president, Ernest Bai Koroma, said an emergency response centre had been set up to deal with what he called a national tragedy. Also, a girl has been killed after a car was rammed into a restaurant near Paris. And crocodile matchmaking in Bangladesh.

Duration: 00:28:24


Sierra Leone Mudslides: Hundreds Feared Dead

8/14/2017
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Local media say at least 200 bodies have been found on the outskirts of Freetown. Dozens of houses were submerged early in the morning after heavy rains triggered the collapse of a waterlogged hillside. Also, seventy years of independence for Pakistan and India, and four years of quiet for Big Ben.

Duration: 00:29:36


Charlottesville: White House Defends Trump Response

8/13/2017
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A spokesman said Mr Trump's condemnation of violence included white supremacists. The president was criticised for not explicitly condemning far-right groups. Also, should a convicted felon practise law? And, can children's shoes be sexist?

Duration: 00:26:26


One Death in US Far-Right Violence

8/12/2017
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One person died, 19 were injured, when a car drove into a crowd in Virginia. Earlier, street brawls erupted between white nationalists and protestors in Charlottesville. Also, Kenyan opposition decries 'stolen' vote, and Usain Bolt is injured in his final race.

Duration: 00:31:07

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