BBC World News
Today, the BBC announced that KTN news anchor Nancy Kacungira has been awarded the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award.
Women will be better represented in the BBC’s global output in future, the BBC pledged today, as it launched a new season of programming, 100 Women. This season will turn the spotlight on women’s lives around the world, and kick-start a drive to feature more women’s voices and women’s stories on the BBC’s global news channels – BBC World News television, BBC World Service radio and BBC.com.
As Canadians prepare to head to the polls, the BBC’s global news services including BBC World News TV and bbc.com will be focusing on Canada in a series of reports across news, business, travel and culture in the build up to the elections.
As India’s latest set of GDP figures are expected to show it is on track to be the world’s fastest growing major economy this year, the BBC is bringing tales of the country’s development to its global audiences.
As US President Barack Obama lands in Kenya, BBC World News and its local teams will bring the latest updates and stories from Africa to the world.
The BBC has launched a new international BBC News app for iOS and Android devices.
BBC News is opening a new state-of-the-art digital newsroom and studio in Singapore.
A new edition of the BBC Global Questions programme is to be recorded in Kiev on 1 July, to examine what next for Ukraine. Ukraine: At A Crossroads is staged in English by the BBC’s international news channel, BBC World News (presented by Zeinab Badawi), and in Ukrainian by BBC Ukrainian (presented by Andriy Kravets).
BBC World News today announced the findings of a new global survey* into changing attitudes towards international affairs. Sixty-nine per cent of people surveyed said they are more concerned about world events now than they have ever been before and nearly two thirds (64 per cent) say that news stories from other parts of the world feel more relevant to them than they have in the past.
As the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada this weekend, BBC World News TV and bbc.com/sport are gearing up to bring audiences a truly global perspective on a season of sport.
Kofi Annan and former US President Jimmy Carter will be taking part in a special live TV debate for BBC World News, tackling issues that matter to young people around the globe, the broadcaster has announced today.
BBC World News and bbc.com will over the course of the next two weeks focus on South Korea, as the 24-hour news channel and website broadcasts a special series of documentaries and features as part of its first-ever South Korea Direct.
Coverage on BBC World News, World Service and bbc.com make BBC the ‘go-to place’ for up-to-the-minute news and analysis of the election.
The BBC’s World Affairs Correspondent Paul Wood has been given this year’s David Bloom Award in recognition of his on the ground reporting from Iraq in 2014.
BBC Click will travel to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week to create a special programme using only the latest mobile and tablet technology.
New figures* show that BBC.com, the BBC’s international website, has started 2015 on an all-time high. More than 101 million unique browsers used the website and news app globally during the month of January, generating a record 1.35 billion page views.
London, January 19 2015. BBC World News’s The World Debate is coming live from the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, as a high level panel including Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF and Mark Carney Governor of the Bank of England debate whether the global economic cake can continue to grow indefinitely.
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