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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

Northern Ireland killing: A ‘terrorist incident’

4/19/2019
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Dissident Republicans are being blamed for killing 29-year-old Lyra McKee in Derry. Also: A church wall has collapsed in the South African province of KwaZulu Natal killing thirteen worshippers. Plus, a YouTube climbing star and two friends are feared dead after an avalanche in the Canadian Rockies.

Duration:00:32:42

Mueller report published

4/18/2019
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The long awaited report into Russian interference in the 2016 US election has been released. Also: Libya's PM condemns 'silence' of allies, and 'giant lion' fossil found in museum drawer.

Duration:00:33:29

North Korea demands removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear talks

4/18/2019
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Pyongyang has accused Mr Pompeo of "talking nonsense" and being "reckless". Also: The World Health Organisation says more than two hundred people have been killed in fighting in the Libyan capital in the last two weeks, and US scientists find a positive use for HIV.

Duration:00:31:27

Peru's former president kills himself

4/17/2019
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Alan Garcia died after shooting himself as police arrived to arrest him. Also: many people killed in tourist bus accident in Madeira, and pig brains partially revived after death.

Duration:00:32:02

Sudan crisis: Ex-president moved to prison

4/17/2019
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Reports say Omar al-Bashir had been detained at the presidential residence under heavy guard until now. Also: The heads of two of the world's key central banks say the financial system faces an existential threat from climate change, and the fossil hunter trying to make a 2 million dollar fortune with a ‘baby T-Rex’.

Duration:00:35:24

Macron promises to rebuild Notre Dame in five years

4/16/2019
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In a televised address, the French President Emmanuel Macron said he shared the pain and hope of the nation after the devastating fire. Also: Egypt's leader could rule until 2030 and early ocean plastic traced to 1960s.

Duration:00:29:50

Notre-Dame fire: Huge sums pledged to help rebuild cathedral

4/16/2019
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Hundreds of millions of euros are offered to help rebuild Notre-Dame after immense blaze. Several French companies have pledged funds, and offers of help with reconstruction have poured in from around the globe. Also, why people in Iraqi Kurdistan still fear IS despite military defeat of the 'Caliphate', and we speak to the woman at the centre of a rape case that's divided Italy.

Duration:00:29:35

Notre Dame cathedral in Paris devastated by major fire

4/15/2019
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The medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame is one France's most famous landmarks. Officials say the 850-year-old Gothic building's spire and roof have collapsed, but the main structure, including the two bell towers, has been saved.

Duration:00:28:58

Sudan: Protest leaders demand end of the 'deep state'

4/15/2019
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Demonstrators call for dismantling of legacy of ousted leader Omar al-Bashir. Protesters have camped outside army HQ in the capital, Khartoum, and demand a civilian administration. Also, former boss of Volkswagen is charged in Germany over his involvement in diesel-emissions scandal, and we ask - what makes 'Game of Thrones' so popular across the world ?

Duration:00:30:02

Tiger Woods makes golfing comeback

4/14/2019
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Tiger Woods wins his first major golf tournament in 11 years, redeeming himself after a period of personal and professional turmoil. Also: Sudan’s newest rulers try to appease protestors, and Pete Buttigieg – Midwestern mayor and openly gay Navy veteran – launches a bid to become the Democratic candidate for US president.

Duration:00:24:40

Sudan's new leader calls for dialogue

4/13/2019
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Protest leaders in Sudan have met the transitional military council in Khartoum after the country's new ruler pledges to end the curfew, release jailed protesters and "uproot the former regime". Also: President Trump says he wants to meet Kim Jong-un again but the North Korean leader appears more cautious, and doubts emerge about the authenticity of the world's most expensive painting, Salvator Mundi, which has been attributed to Leonardo Da Vinci.

Duration:00:25:18

Sudan coup leader steps down

4/12/2019
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The head of Sudan’s military council has stood down a day after leading a coup that toppled long-time leader Omar al-Bashir amid a wave of protests. Also: The International Criminal Court has rejected its prosecutor's request to investigate alleged war crimes in Afghanistan, and a former head of Venezuela's military counter intelligence organisation has been arrested.

Duration:00:27:28

Sudan coup: Military says it does not seek power

4/12/2019
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Sudan's transitional military council has said the former president, Omar al-Bashir, will face trial within the country. But the military says it will not extradite him on war crimes charges. And Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange could face a renewed investigation into an allegation of rape in Sweden. Plus the award winning Kenyan film director Wanuri Kahiu's new Hollywood venture.

Duration:00:27:38

Sudan protesters defy curfew

4/11/2019
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New military rulers imposed curfew after coup against president al-Bashir also: Israeli moon landing ends in failure and how China saves the world - in a movie.

Duration:00:27:55

Sudan military coup topples Bashir

4/11/2019
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The Sudanese military says it has ousted and arrested the long-time president Omar al Bashir, after months of protests. Also: Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested, and Beresheet -- a private mission attempting to land on the Moon.

Duration:00:30:19

EU leaders agree to delay Brexit until October 31st

4/10/2019
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Speaking at an emergency summit, European Council President Donald Tusk called the Brexit extension 'flexible'. Also: The first picture of a black hole and finding cancer's weak spot.

Duration:00:21:58

Netanyahu set for record fifth term

4/10/2019
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The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is on course to form a new coalition government. Also: British PM to make Brexit delay plea at EU summit and the push is on to cure Hepatitis B.

Duration:00:31:41

No clear winner in Israeli election

4/9/2019
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Exit polls in Israel suggest there will be no clear winner in the closely fought general election. Also: Sudan's police have ordered officers not to intervene against thousands of protesters, and British Prime Minister Theresa May has been trying to persuade the French and German presidents to agree to a short Brexit extension.

Duration:00:30:37

Violence flares up at Sudan protest

4/9/2019
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Gunfire was heard outside the army headquarters in Khartoum where thousands of protesters have been holding a sit-in. Also: British PM meets the German chancellor for Brexit delay request and scientists are to drill for 'oldest ice' in Antarctica.

Duration:00:27:59

Israeli election to choose new government

4/8/2019
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes for a fifth term in office, but he faces a strong challenge from former military chief of staff Benny Gantz. Also: the biggest college admissions scam in US history and the captive whales seeking freedom.

Duration:00:25:11