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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, World Update, Newsday, The Newsroom and Outside Source. Compiled twice a day from the 24 hour News coverage from BBC World Service.

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  • 05 Mar 15 AM Huge bomb attack in Syria

    Wed, 4 Mar 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    Dozens of security forces and rebel fighters killed/Pakistani man convicted of al-Qaeda plot to attack targets in Europe and the US/ Leader of violent Mexican drugs gang captured /Humans' oldest ancestor unearthed

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  • 04 MAR 15 PM Ukraine mining explosion

    Wed, 4 Mar 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    Rescue efforts continue to find miners trapped after Ukraine explosion

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  • 04 Mar 15 AM Obama rebuke for Israeli PM

    Wed, 4 Mar 15

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    Netanyahu warns US Congress over Iran / Twin scandals embroil Brazil / Damning findings over Ferguson / War paint

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  • 03 Mar 15 PM Funeral of Boris Nemtsov

    Tue, 3 Mar 15

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    31 mins

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    The Al-Qa'eda member who spied for Britain / Brussels hosts international Ebola conference / Britain's Houses of Parliament need repairs

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  • 03 Mar 15 AM Netanyahu's Iran speech

    Tue, 3 Mar 15

    Duration:
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    The battle to retake Tikrit / Wild speculation about Nemtsov's murder / The purr-fect music for cats

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  • 02 Mar 15 PM Iraqi army launches attack on Tikrit

    Mon, 2 Mar 15

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    How IS members viewed "Jihadi John" / UN report on human rights abuses in E. Ukraine / Why Sierra Leone vice-pres put himself in quarantine / Controversy as LA police shoot homeless black man

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  • 02 Mar 15 AM Moscow Mourns Boris Nemtsov

    Mon, 2 Mar 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    Netanyahu's visit to US / Boys abducted by South Sudan militia / Trial of new system for tracking aircraft

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  • 1 Mar 15 SUN Moscow March

    Sun, 1 Mar 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    Estonia election/ Uruguay's outgoing president/ Liberia's Ebola recovery.

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  • 28 Feb 15 Putin critic's murder condemned

    Sat, 28 Feb 15

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    25 mins

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    The Kremlin denies Putin's involvement / Capitalism in Cuba / China's wild pandas still threatened

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  • 27 Feb 15 PM Bangladesh-US writer hacked to death

    Fri, 27 Feb 15

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    31 mins

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    German MPs back Greek loan plan / Ugandan police 'abuse gay people' / Surgeon plans first human head transplant.

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  • 27 Feb 15 AM Ukraine weapons pullout begins

    Fri, 27 Feb 15

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Cyber threats increasing US officials say / UK charity boss jailed for Kenya abuse / Islamic State destroys ancient Iraqi statues / Deadly fungus threatens Madagascan frogs

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  • 26 Feb 15 PM 'Jihadi John' named as London man

    Thu, 26 Feb 15

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    Ukraine 'starts weapons withdrawal' / South Korea decriminalises adultery / Ancient black hole weighing more than 12 billion suns.

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  • 26 Feb 15 AM Israel US relations at new low

    Thu, 26 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Former Yemeni President's billions / Swine Flu in India / The rogue owl terrorising residents / Madonna's tumble at the Brits.

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  • 25 Feb 15 PM Fears grow for Christians held by IS

    Wed, 25 Feb 15

    Duration:
    32 mins

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    FIFA says no 2022 Qatar World Cup compensation / Paris night drone mystery deepens / The blind breast cancer detectors.

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  • 25 Feb 2015 AM Obama vetos Keystone bill

    Wed, 25 Feb 15

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    No civil rights charges for Zimmerman / Britain to help train Ukrainian troops / The pulling power of trousers

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  • 24 Feb 15 PM IS abducts dozens of Syrian Christians

    Tue, 24 Feb 15

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    Rifkind quits as chairman and MP / 'Gerbils replace rats' as main cause of Black Death / 2022 World Cup in Qatar is set to be in winter.

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  • 24 Feb 15 AM Putin says war 'unlikely'

    Tue, 24 Feb 15

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    President Putin tells tv viewers war with Ukraine unlikely / Greece delays submission of reforms to EU / Migrant workers in Qatar say conditions still awful

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  • 23 Feb 15 PM France stops Syria-bound 'jihadists'

    Mon, 23 Feb 15

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    Egypt jails activist for five years / Tories suspend Rifkind after 'sting' / Birdmans wins best picture at Oscars.

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  • 23 Feb 15 AM Al Azhar denounces extremism

    Sun, 22 Feb 15

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    Grand Sheikh of Al Azhar University denounces religious extremism / Al Shabab threat to shopping centres in the West

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  • 22 Feb 15 SUN Heavy weapons withdrawal in Ukraine

    Sun, 22 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Syria condemns Turkish incursion / Australian PM looks to change immigration system / Is a diet of worms worth it?

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  • 21 Feb 15 SAT Reaction to Greek deal

    Sat, 21 Feb 15

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    Thousands march in Moscow to condemn Ukraine uprising a year on / Women only mosques in the US / The search for the lonely whale

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  • 20 Feb 15 PM Crunch talks on new Greek bailout

    Fri, 20 Feb 15

    Duration:
    32 mins

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    Somali officials killed at prayers / Fifteen-minute Ebola test approved / Modi's suit sells for nearly $700,000.

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  • 20 Feb 15 AM Hanging in the balance

    Fri, 20 Feb 15

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    Last-minute talks on Greek debt crisis / Figo's FIFA proposals / BBC staff spies / Happy Ewe Year

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  • 19 Feb 15 PM Ukraine firing spreads despite truce

    Thu, 19 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    Germany rejects Greek loan request / Thousands flee clashes in Myanmar / Freeway car culture in Los Angeles.

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  • 19 Feb 15 AM Ukraine future uncertain

    Thu, 19 Feb 15

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    Global leaders talk as truce falters / Jeb Bush policy speech / Fingerprint banking / Epigenomics explained

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  • 18 Feb 15 PM Ukraine troops retreat from key town

    Wed, 18 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    Swiss raid HSBC's Geneva office / Lunar New Year celebrations begin / Everest climbing route to be changed.

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  • 18 Feb 15 AM Ukraine ceasefire under strain

    Wed, 18 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Ukraine: fighting fierce in Debaltseve / Prosecutor wants Strauss-Kahn charges dropped / Mars tourism / Is solar power the answer for Africa?

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  • 17 Feb 15 PM Battle rages despite Ukraine truce

    Tue, 17 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Protest marks Putin visit to Hungary / Haiti carnival accident kills 18 / Antarctic post office looking for new staff.

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  • 17 Feb 15 AM Greek bailout talks stumble

    Tue, 17 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Greek economy talks collapse/Big vigils in Denmark/US ports crisis/What's the haze above Mars?

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  • 16 Feb 15 PM Egypt bombs IS targets in Libya

    Mon, 16 Feb 15

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    Men charged over Copenhagen attacks / French PM urges Jews to stay / Washing machine rivals Samsung and LG head to court.

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  • 16 Feb 15 AM Christians "beheaded"

    Mon, 16 Feb 15

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    Athens demonstration/ Liberia schools reopen/ India cricket fans celebrate.

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  • 15 Feb 15 SUN Denmark shooting shocks Jewish community

    Sun, 15 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Ukraine ceasefire not holding in key town / No Khat supplies in Somalia / What makes Britishness? / The dangers of being an aid worker in Syria.

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  • 14 Feb 15 SAT Fighting in runup to Ukraine ceasefire

    Sat, 14 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    Boko Haram attacks city in NE Nigeria / New influx of migrants enters EU via Hungary / How does "Dark Energy" shape the universe ?

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  • 13 Feb 15 PM Egypt ready for Libya evacuations

    Fri, 13 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    'Boko Haram' militants attack Chad / Germany remembers Dresden firestorm / World Radio Day.

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  • 13 Feb 15 AM S Africa Parliament Uproar

    Thu, 12 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Police expel MPs disrupting Parliamentary speech by President Zuma / Two women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia released / World's toughest husky race moved because of lack of snow.

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  • 12 Feb 15 PM Leaders agree Ukraine peace roadmap

    Thu, 12 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Al Jazeera journalists freed on bail / South Korea 'nut rage' executive jailed / Tiger Woods admits his golf is 'unacceptable'.

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  • 12 Feb 15 AM 'Captain Coward' gets 16 years

    Thu, 12 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Ukraine talks run long into the night / US resolution to combat IS / Fears over driverless cars as they are test driven in England / Has the war on Ebola been won?

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  • 11 Feb 15 PM Belgium jails Islamist group members

    Wed, 11 Feb 15

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Casualties climb before Ukraine talks / Europe's mini-space shuttle launches.

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  • 11 Feb 2015 AM US Syria Hostage Death

    Wed, 11 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine on eve of ceasefire talks/ French babies swapped at birth awarded compensation/ Billions for football TV rights.

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  • 10 Feb 15 PM Syria 'informed on anti-IS strikes'

    Tue, 10 Feb 15

    Duration:
    32 mins

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    Ukraine battles rage ahead of summit / India anti-corruption party routs BJP / Heart of Earth's inner core revealed.

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  • 10 Feb AM Obama considers arming Ukraine

    Mon, 9 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    Obama supports diplomacy but also considering arming Ukraine / Be careful - your Samsung TV is listening / Is mum power the answer to football violence?

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  • 09 Feb 15 PM HSBC tax avoiding scandal

    Mon, 9 Feb 15

    Duration:
    35 mins

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    HSBC tax avoidance swindle/Senior IS figure killed/Chinese billionaire executed/Sam Smith sweeps Grammy awards

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  • 09 Feb15 AM Australia PM Confidence Vote

    Sun, 8 Feb 15

    Duration:
    26 mins

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    Australian PM wins confidence vote / Boyhood wins BAFTA at London ceremony

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  • 08 Feb 15 New Ukraine summit announced

    Sun, 8 Feb 15

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    Nigerian protests at elections delay / Prince Charles on religious extremism / Why do films fail the Bechdel Test?

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  • 07 Feb 15 Can diplomacy bring Ukraine peace?

    Sat, 7 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    What inspired civil rights activist Rosa Parks? / Would you believe a news anchor who lied about his past? / Do you know your onions from your flowers?

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  • 06 Feb 15 PM EU leaders set for Putin Ukraine talks

    Fri, 6 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Thousands rally in Jordan against IS / Taiwan plane 'lost engine power' / Pakistan's Ali Zafar tribute to Peshawar massacre victims.

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  • 06 Feb 15 AM West push for Ukraine solution

    Fri, 6 Feb 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    France and Germany take new peace plans to Kiev and Moscow / Sony chief quits after email hack / Pope rallies clergy over child abuse / World's first bilingual chimps

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  • 05 Feb 15 PM New Ukraine peace push launched

    Thu, 5 Feb 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    Greece says don't humiliate us / Iraq PM orders end to Baghdad curfew / Delhi protest against church attacks.

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  • 05 Feb 15 AM Reaction to IS video

    Thu, 5 Feb 15

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Silk Road conviction / Peter Greste speaks out / Golden Dawn trial

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  • 04 Feb 15 PM Jordan executes convicted jihadists after pilot's death

    Wed, 4 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    Taiwan plane in deadly river crash / Chilcot rejects Iraq timetable calls / South Africa faces power crisis and blackouts.

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  • 04 Feb 15 AM Jordan to avenge pilot death

    Wed, 4 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Dead Argentine prosecutor had draft arrest warrant for President / British MPs vote to allow three-person IVF / Why bells might be bad for Swiss cows' health.

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  • 03 Feb 15 PM Court rejects Balkan genocide claims

    Tue, 3 Feb 15

    Duration:
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    Three-person baby debate begins in UK / Most cities in China fail air quality test / Icelandic pagan movement to build first temple in capital.

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