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Global News Podcast

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Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

BBC World Service

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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends

Latest Episodes

Srebrenica: Bosnia marks 25 years since massacre

Present and former world leaders address the ceremonies. Also: tens of thousands of people demonstrate in eastern Russia after the arrest of a regional leader and, how the performing arts in Germany are coping in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

27 MIN1 h ago
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Srebrenica: Bosnia marks 25 years since massacre

Turkey turns Hagia Sophia into mosque

President Erdogan signed decree after court ruling, also dramatic rise in deforestation in the Amazon region and the row over facial treatments in the UK

24 MIN1 d ago
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Turkey turns Hagia Sophia into mosque

Russia's Foreign Minister says there's growing risk of nuclear confrontation

Sergei Lavrov's warning came in an address to an international conference. The nuclear treaty between US and Russia expires next year, but there are doubts that it will be extended. Also, notorious Indian gangster is killed one day after being arrested over deadly attack on police, and Barbados invites people to come there and work from home.

28 MIN1 d ago
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Russia's Foreign Minister says there's growing risk of nuclear confrontation

Supreme Court: Prosecutors can see Trump taxes

But the court ruled this information did not have to be shared with Congress. Also: Missing Seoul mayor found dead, and Egyptian sex attacks prompt law change.

29 MIN2 d ago
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Supreme Court: Prosecutors can see Trump taxes

Oxfam: Hunger could be bigger killer than the coronavirus

Disruptions caused by the pandemic may lead to malnutrition in the poorest countries. Also: China says relations with the US are facing their most serious challenge in four decades, and the mayor of the South Korean capital has gone missing.

24 MIN2 d ago
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Oxfam: Hunger could be bigger killer than the coronavirus

US exceeds 3 million coronavirus cases

Despite surges in new infections, the White House wants to reopen schools. Also: UN warns Yemen is threatened by famine, and Brazil's president repeats support for antimalarial drug to fight Covid-19.

29 MIN3 d ago
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US exceeds 3 million coronavirus cases

China opens new security office in Hong Kong

Beijing opens office to enforce stringent new national security laws in the territory. Shortly afterwards, Hong Kong's government bans all political activity in schools. Also, world-famous writers denounce 'cancel culture' as threat to free speech, and test cricket resumes - but with a difference.

30 MIN3 d ago
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China opens new security office in Hong Kong

Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

The president has repeatedly belittled the risks posed by the virus. Also: FBI director calls China 'greatest threat' to US, and Dutch torture chamber found.

29 MIN4 d ago
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Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

Coronavirus: Melbourne returns to lockdown as cases surge

Victoria State Premier Daniel Andrews announced the lockdown after the state saw 191 new infections, its highest daily number since the pandemic began. Also, the Chinese-owned app TikTok says it is ending operations in Hong Kong following the introduction of Beijing’s new security law on the city, and two children in the US find a way to travel safely during lockdown.

27 MIN4 d ago
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Coronavirus: Melbourne returns to lockdown as cases surge

WHO: More than 70 countries could run out of HIV medicine

A third of those taking anti-retroviral drugs could experience shortages due to Covid-19. Also: UN report on animal-to-human diseases, and is group singing bad for your health?

27 MIN5 d ago
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WHO: More than 70 countries could run out of HIV medicine

Latest Episodes

Srebrenica: Bosnia marks 25 years since massacre

Present and former world leaders address the ceremonies. Also: tens of thousands of people demonstrate in eastern Russia after the arrest of a regional leader and, how the performing arts in Germany are coping in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

27 MIN1 h ago
Comments
Srebrenica: Bosnia marks 25 years since massacre

Turkey turns Hagia Sophia into mosque

President Erdogan signed decree after court ruling, also dramatic rise in deforestation in the Amazon region and the row over facial treatments in the UK

24 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Turkey turns Hagia Sophia into mosque

Russia's Foreign Minister says there's growing risk of nuclear confrontation

Sergei Lavrov's warning came in an address to an international conference. The nuclear treaty between US and Russia expires next year, but there are doubts that it will be extended. Also, notorious Indian gangster is killed one day after being arrested over deadly attack on police, and Barbados invites people to come there and work from home.

28 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Russia's Foreign Minister says there's growing risk of nuclear confrontation

Supreme Court: Prosecutors can see Trump taxes

But the court ruled this information did not have to be shared with Congress. Also: Missing Seoul mayor found dead, and Egyptian sex attacks prompt law change.

29 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Supreme Court: Prosecutors can see Trump taxes

Oxfam: Hunger could be bigger killer than the coronavirus

Disruptions caused by the pandemic may lead to malnutrition in the poorest countries. Also: China says relations with the US are facing their most serious challenge in four decades, and the mayor of the South Korean capital has gone missing.

24 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Oxfam: Hunger could be bigger killer than the coronavirus

US exceeds 3 million coronavirus cases

Despite surges in new infections, the White House wants to reopen schools. Also: UN warns Yemen is threatened by famine, and Brazil's president repeats support for antimalarial drug to fight Covid-19.

29 MIN3 d ago
Comments
US exceeds 3 million coronavirus cases

China opens new security office in Hong Kong

Beijing opens office to enforce stringent new national security laws in the territory. Shortly afterwards, Hong Kong's government bans all political activity in schools. Also, world-famous writers denounce 'cancel culture' as threat to free speech, and test cricket resumes - but with a difference.

30 MIN3 d ago
Comments
China opens new security office in Hong Kong

Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

The president has repeatedly belittled the risks posed by the virus. Also: FBI director calls China 'greatest threat' to US, and Dutch torture chamber found.

29 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

Coronavirus: Melbourne returns to lockdown as cases surge

Victoria State Premier Daniel Andrews announced the lockdown after the state saw 191 new infections, its highest daily number since the pandemic began. Also, the Chinese-owned app TikTok says it is ending operations in Hong Kong following the introduction of Beijing’s new security law on the city, and two children in the US find a way to travel safely during lockdown.

27 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Coronavirus: Melbourne returns to lockdown as cases surge

WHO: More than 70 countries could run out of HIV medicine

A third of those taking anti-retroviral drugs could experience shortages due to Covid-19. Also: UN report on animal-to-human diseases, and is group singing bad for your health?

27 MIN5 d ago
Comments
WHO: More than 70 countries could run out of HIV medicine
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