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The best stories, interviews and on the spot reporting from around the world. Listen to up to 30 minutes of highlights from Newshour, Newsday and The Newsroom. Compiled twice a day from the 24 hour News coverage from BBC World Service.

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  • 21 Oct 14 PM Pistorius jailed for 5 years

    Tue, 21 Oct 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    30 days remaining

    Life as a fire-fighter in Baghdad / White Americans' racial attitudes under scrutiny / Could mobiles capture Africa's TV market ?

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  • 21 Oct 14 AM Paralysed man walks again

    Mon, 20 Oct 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    Oscar Pistorius' brother & sister speak / Is a Russian sub in Swedish waters ? / Cuba sends help to fight Ebola.

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  • 20 Oct 14 PM A surprising decision by Turkey

    Mon, 20 Oct 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    China anti-corruption campaign drives officials to suicide / Nigerian doctor's heroism / US ex-soldier helping Kurds fight IS / Changing sound of African radio

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  • 20 Oct 14 AM Spanish nurse: Ebola test negative

    Sun, 19 Oct 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    Outgoing EC president warns UK about leaving EU / When the earth met "Sliding Spring" / How video gaming draws big money

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  • 19 Oct 14 SUN Nepal Rescue Mission ends

    Sun, 19 Oct 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    Stormy session of Vatican Synod / Beijing marathon runners battle pollution / Operatic treasure trove.

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  • 18 Oct 14 SAT Hong Kong Talks

    Sat, 18 Oct 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    27 days remaining

    HK government to meet protestors / Changing the Catholic church / Buying the name `ebola'.

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  • 17 Oct 14 PM International talks on Ukraine

    Fri, 17 Oct 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    26 days remaining

    Survivors describe lethal Nepal snowstorms / Why Liberian official put herself in quarantine / New claims about Hitler's mental condition / Jazz and politics in New Orleans

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  • 17 Oct 14 AM US reservists to tackle ebola

    Fri, 17 Oct 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

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    26 days remaining

    Islamic State "nearly driven out of Kobane" / Should we talk to terrorists? / Brazil police arrest alleged mass murderer / Sexist abuse in gaming industry

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  • 16 Oct 14 PM Life as an Ebola orphan

    Thu, 16 Oct 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

    Available:
    25 days remaining

    Search for Nepal avalanche victims / Bitter divisions among Turkish Kurds / How Philippines tribespeople became US fairground attraction / A child who sings the blues in Mississippi

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  • 16 Oct 14 AM The US response to Ebola

    Thu, 16 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    25 days remaining

    How difficult is it to work in a bio-hazard suit? / Turbulence on global share markets / Are we becoming addicted to technology?

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  • 15 Oct 14 PM 2nd Texas nurse has Ebola

    Wed, 15 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    24 days remaining

    Did Hong Kong police brutally assault demonstrator ? / BBC reporter visits Libya's exiled parliament / Why Arkansas voters feel "Washington doesn't work"

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  • 15 Oct 14 AM Ebola infections continue

    Wed, 15 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    Anti-IS coalition meet in Washington / UN: Ebola infections could reach 10,000 per week / The real life Goldilocks

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  • 14 Oct 14 PM Ebola victim dies in Germany

    Tue, 14 Oct 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Nigerian kidnap victims' families demand action / Talks in Washington on tackling IS / Aid effort averts famine in South Sudan / Why abortion preoccupies Tennessee voters

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  • 14 Oct 14 AM Vatican stance on gays

    Tue, 14 Oct 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    23 days remaining

    UK MPs back Palestinian state / Nobel Economics prizewinner / Chess in Las Vegas / North Korea leader re-appears

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  • 13 Oct 14 PM Pistorius awaits sentence

    Mon, 13 Oct 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    22 days remaining

    Liberian health workers to strike despite ebola crisis / Remembering Kenyan intellectual Ali Mazrui / What is English Language Day ?

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  • 13 Oct 14 AM New US Ebola case 'official'

    Mon, 13 Oct 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

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    22 days remaining

    First US Ebola infection confirmed / Donors pledge $5.4bn to Gaza / Historic Sri Lanka railway re-opens

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  • 12 Oct 14 SUN Positive Ebola test at US hospital

    Sun, 12 Oct 14

    Duration:
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    21 days remaining

    US pledges $212m in aid to Gaza / Cyclone Hudhud pounds eastern India / Bryan Adams 'humbled' by wounded soldiers.

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  • 11 Oct 14 SAT IS battles to encircle Syrian Kurds

    Sat, 11 Oct 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    20 days remaining

    Boko Haram frees hostages in Cameroon / New York's JFK airport starts Ebola checks.

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  • 10 Oct 14 PM Joint winners of Nobel Peace prize

    Fri, 10 Oct 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    19 days remaining

    Liberian doctor describes ebola impact / Fighting radicalisation with a cartoon / What's the future of news ? / Why Google hired a camel

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  • 10 Oct 14 AM Ebola crisis worsens

    Fri, 10 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    3 West African leaders make desperate Ebola plea / IS retreat in Kobane / Mexico mass graves mystery / Pink Floyd to issue final album

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  • 09 Oct 14 PM Turkey won't send troops to Kobane

    Thu, 9 Oct 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

    Available:
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    Suicide-bomb kills 40 in Yemen / Who won 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature ? / Why charity created fake blog by "child bride" / Will egg-throwing teach creativity in China ?

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  • 09 Oct 14 AM Ebola: a global emergency

    Thu, 9 Oct 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    18 days remaining

    A Turkish novelist's view of Kobane / Zak Ibrahim on being a terrorist's son / Are chimpanzees our closest cousins ?

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  • 08 Oct 14 PM Uhuru Kenyatta goes on trial

    Wed, 8 Oct 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    17 days remaining

    Who are the Kurdish groups battling IS ? / Why young Kosovans are heading to Syria / A "blood moon" appears in the sky / Can Lagos turn waste into energy ?

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  • 08 Oct 14 AM Kobane fighting continues

    Wed, 8 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    17 days remaining

    Fight for Kobane contines / Spain on the spot over Ebola / 'Sexting' becomes normal

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  • 07 Oct 14 PM Will Turkey intervene at Kobane ?

    Tue, 7 Oct 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

    Available:
    16 days remaining

    Is the West doing enough about Ebola ? / Scientists investigate "life after death" / Vladimir Putin as Hercules / Ai Wei Wei's remarkable new exhibition

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  • 07 Oct 14 AM Ebola infection in Spain

    Tue, 7 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    16 days remaining

    Street fighting in Kobane / Uhuru Kenyatta willing to appear before International Criminal Court / US Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage

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  • 06 Oct 14 PM Have IS forces entered Kobane ?

    Mon, 6 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    15 days remaining

    Shrien Dewani goes on trial / Letter from an IS hostage / Life in a whites-only town in S. Africa / Does modern life bring out our worst instincts ?

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  • 06 Oct 14 AM Will Catholic Synod deliver real reform?

    Mon, 6 Oct 14

    Duration:
    32 mins

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    Brazilians choose next president / Is time up for Hong Kong protestors? / Restoring Russian national pride / Could internet-conrolled appliances kill you?

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  • 05 Oct 14 SUN The Battle for Kobane

    Sun, 5 Oct 14

    Duration:
    33 mins

    Available:
    14 days remaining

    Intense fighting near Kobane / Al Shabaab setback / Led Zeppelin memories.

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  • 04 Oct 14 SAT Outrage at beheading video

    Sat, 4 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    13 days remaining

    Are airstrikes to blame for the beheading of a British man?/ Have Hong Kong's protestors been given an ultimatum?/ The womb transplant doctor talks to us.

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  • 03 Oct 14 PM Hong Kong Scuffles

    Fri, 3 Oct 14

    Duration:
    34 mins

    Available:
    12 days remaining

    HK negotiations at risk / Australia authorises attacks on IS / Why Catholics are meeting to discuss family life / What are RoboLaws ?

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  • 03 Oct 14 AM Hong Kong offers talks to protestors

    Fri, 3 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    Turkey MPS vote to join war on IS / US partially lifts Vietnam arms ban / Millions join the 'Clean India' plan.

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  • 02 Oct 14 PM: Ebola Conference

    Thu, 2 Oct 14

    Duration:
    32 mins

    Available:
    11 days remaining

    London hosts ebola meeting / Hong Kong tensions grow / Who's the Daddy?

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  • 02 Oct 14 AM Head of US Secret Service resigns

    Thu, 2 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    China says Hong Kong protests are 'internal affair' / Texas children 'monitored for Ebola' / Sense of smell 'may predict lifespan'

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  • 01 Oct 14 PM Protests in Hong Kong on major holiday

    Wed, 1 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    10 days remaining

    How effective are airstrikes on IS ? / Bill Gates on anti-Ebola campaign / A new outlet for ever-versatile Tim Minchin

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  • 01 Oct 14 AM First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

    Wed, 1 Oct 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

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    Hong Kong set for holiday protests / Kurds fight IS on Iraq-Syria border / White House security plan 'failed'.

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  • 30 Sep 14 PM New deal on Afghan security

    Tue, 30 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    9 days remaining

    Hong Kong protestors remain on streets / On the front line with Baghdad's defenders / Drop in numbers of wild animals worldwide / Could sewers be crucial in tackling terror ?

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  • 30 Sep 14 AM Hong Kong crowds still strong

    Tue, 30 Sep 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    Kurds teargassed at Turkey-Syria border / Luke Magnotta on trial / Rise in deaths among migrants crossing Mediterranean

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  • 29 Sep 14 PM Hong Kong protests continue

    Mon, 29 Sep 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

    Available:
    8 days remaining

    Afghanistan's new president is inaugurated / Why some UK Muslims are radicalised / Getting children to like classical music

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  • 29 Sep 14 AM IS put pressure on Baghdad

    Mon, 29 Sep 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Has US underestimated IS ? / Rapturous welcome for Modi in New York / The rise of Grace Mugabe

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  • 28 Sep 14 PM Tear gas at HK protest

    Sun, 28 Sep 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    Japan volcano survivors ordeal / Kimetto, is this one of the greatest stories in sport? / Gay pride in Serbia

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  • 27 Sep 14 PM US intensifies airstrikes on IS

    Sat, 27 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    Prominent Indian politician jailed / Catalans to vote on independence / Is US college football in crisis ? / Italy prepares for George Clooney wedding

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  • 26 Sep 14 PM British MPs debate military action in Iraq

    Fri, 26 Sep 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Turkish anxiety over influx of Syrian Kurds / Indian widows protest at abandonment by their families / Sarkozy attempts political comeback / Are birds really dinosaurs ?

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  • 26 Sept 14 AM US jets target IS oil refineries

    Fri, 26 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    'Shellshock' computer bug / Ebola quarantine in Sierra Leone / How Beatles lyrics were created / Federer salutes "creative" Indian fans

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  • 25 Sep 14 PM Muslim scholars denounce IS

    Thu, 25 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    US and French airstrikes against IS / Harsh life for albinos in Kenya / Backlash in Arizona over child migrants / Should employees take as much holiday as they want ?

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  • 25 Sep 14 AM UN moves against foreign jihadists

    Thu, 25 Sep 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    Is Nigeria winning the battle against Boko Haram ? / Dengue fever in Brazil / Paris welcomes vegetarian diners

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  • 24 Sep 14 PM New airstrikes hit IS forces

    Wed, 24 Sep 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

    Available:
    3 days remaining

    Is Iranian general the most powerful man in Iraq ? / India celebrates as space probe reaches Mars / What is asexuality ? / How to deal with dangerous animals

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  • 24 Sep 14 AM Reaction to US Syria strikes

    Tue, 23 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    2 days remaining

    US stresses success of strikes on Syrian militants / Optimism over UN climate talks / Patriotic fashion in Russia / In search of the blackest black

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  • 23 Sep 14 PM Airstrikes on IS in Syria

    Tue, 23 Sep 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Survivor describes mass-drowning off Malta / What can UN climate-change summit achieve ? / Benefits of a 4-day week / Is Vantablack the new black ?

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  • 23 Sep 14 AM Frenchman captured in Algeria

    Tue, 23 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
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    Rockefellers turn to renewables / Who is Aafia Siddiqui? / Is the Lion King still roaring to go?

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  • 22 Sep 14 PM Syrian Kurds flood into Turkey

    Mon, 22 Sep 14

    Duration:
    35 mins

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    Hong Kong students go on strike / Myanmar rebels hesitant to sign up to ceasefire / Why UK is recruiting dyslexic spies

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  • 22 Sep 14 AM Kerry welcomes Afghan deal

    Mon, 22 Sep 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Kerry welcomes Afghan unity government / Yemen deal / climate change protests

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