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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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  • 20 Dec 14: North Korea denies hacking Sony

    Sat, 20 Dec 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    30 days remaining

    Sony Pictures denies caving in / Pakistan alert for more attacks / Saying `no' to Clint - out of loyalty.

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  • 19 Dec 14 PM FIFA to publish corruption report

    Fri, 19 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    8 children found dead in Australia / Sweden's far-Right extremists / How "sextortion" claims victims worldwide / On the front line with Denmark's women soldiers

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  • 19 Dec 14 AM Sony hack: White House responds

    Fri, 19 Dec 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    US secret service review / Sinjar mountain siege over / What is pub protocol ?

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  • 18 Dec 14 PM Putin upbeat on Russian economy

    Thu, 18 Dec 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    28 days remaining

    More than 30 killed in attack in Nigeria / Cuban-Americans divided over rebuilding links with Havana / Peshawar schoolchildren defiant after Tuesday's attack / European Court of Justice ruling on obesity

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  • 18 Dec 14 AM New era of US-Cuban relations

    Thu, 18 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    27 days remaining

    Sony cancels a Christmas release / FARC calls an indefinite truce / Vast ocean hidden beneath the earth's crust

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  • 17 Dec 14 PM Sharif vows to end Pakistan terrorism

    Wed, 17 Dec 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

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    27 days remaining

    What action will Pakistan take on Taliban ? / The yard building world's largest vessel / First woman bishop for the Church of England

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  • 17 Dec 14 AM Peshawar mourns its dead

    Wed, 17 Dec 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

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    More funerals for school massacre victims/ Rouble freefall continues amid US sanctions threat / Jeb Bush for president? / Arctic squirrel outed

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  • 16 Dec 14 PM Massacre at Pakistani school

    Tue, 16 Dec 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

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    26 days remaining

    How will Pakistan tackle its radical Islamists ? / Erdogan accused of eroding Turkish democracy / How Sydney cafe gunman behaved during siege / What is an "earworm" ?

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  • 16 Dec 14 AM 3 dead as Sydney siege ends

    Tue, 16 Dec 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    25 days remaining

    Russian interest rates leap to 17 percent / Germans protest against asylum-seekers / A long-forgotten Disney character is rediscovered

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  • 15 Dec 14 PM Gunman holds hostages in Sydney

    Mon, 15 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    Has Russian law triggered a rise in homophobia ? / Tackling FGM in Gambia / Young Iranians defying law by cohabiting

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  • 15 Dec 14 AM Sydney cafe siege

    Mon, 15 Dec 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Police surround Sydney cafe where hostages taken / EU says Turkish newspaper raids against European values / Egypt pharaoh statue lifted

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  • 14 Dec 14 SUN Japan exit polls suggest Abe victory

    Sun, 14 Dec 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

    Available:
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    Deal reached at UN climate talks / Turkey raids opposition-linked media / Western sanctions and the Kalashnikov.

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  • 13 Dec 14 SAT Climate summit goes into overtime

    Sat, 13 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    23 days remaining

    Shia pilgrims mark Arbaeen climax / India arrests man over pro-IS tweets / The dangers of cooking stoves.

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  • 12 Dec 14 PM: Climate talks - final day

    Fri, 12 Dec 14

    Duration:
    35 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    Deal or no deal - climate deadline looms / Korean Airlines grovelling apology / A father's musical tribute to his murdered daughter

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  • 12 Dec 14 CIA chief defends techniques

    Thu, 11 Dec 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    21 days remaining

    CIA chief defends interrogation methods; Kabul bomb at French cultural centre; Paletinian minister burial; Early Apple computer auctioned.

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  • 11 Dec 14 PM Reaction to BBC jihadist report

    Thu, 11 Dec 14

    Duration:
    32 mins

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    21 days remaining

    Hong Kong democracy protest camp removed / Mystery of the missing Vietnamese brides in China / Google in Spain to end its Google News service / Retro computers and their value

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  • 11 Dec 14 AM 'Jihadist attacks killed more than 5000 last month'

    Thu, 11 Dec 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    Hear from a former CIA detainee / Award for all fighting ebola / Rosetta discovers it's the wrong water on 67P.

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  • 10 Dec 14 PM: Malala receives Nobel award

    Wed, 10 Dec 14

    Duration:
    32 mins

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    Palestinian minister dies at protest / Judge allows Pistorius appeal / Brazil truth commission report / Egypt's struggle for democracy

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  • 10 Dec 14 AM CIA condemned over 'torture'

    Wed, 10 Dec 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Is Putin 'toning down'anti-Ukraine rhetoric? / Should the Washington Redskins change their name? / The South African domestic worker who could win Masterchef

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  • 09 Dec 14 PM: US awaits CIA report

    Tue, 9 Dec 14

    Duration:
    34 mins

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    19 days remaining

    Last French hostage released / Wealth gap widens / Sex education in India / The man who took on an anaconda

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  • 09 Dec 14 AM CIA report prompts US alert

    Tue, 9 Dec 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    18 days remaining

    UN appeals for record $16bn in aid / Problems for Russia's last independent TV station / Qatar criticised over treatment of migrant workers / British MP apologises for playing computer games at work

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  • 08 Dec 14 PM: Dewani cleared of murder

    Mon, 8 Dec 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

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    'No change' to US hostage raids policy / Uber cabs ban after Delhi rape claim / Korean airplane nuts row

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  • GlobalNews:08 Dec14 AM No impunity for Mexico student killers

    Mon, 8 Dec 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    Yemen migrant deaths / Syria accuses Israel of airstrikes / Should civilian drones be more tightly regulated?

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  • 7 Dec 14 SUN Taliban chief "repatriated"

    Sun, 7 Dec 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    Latest on Typhoon Hagupit / North Korea denies Sony attack / The Growth of Major League soccer in the US.

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  • 06 Dec 14 Hostages die in rescue bid

    Sat, 6 Dec 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    US military operation in Yemen / Typhoon Hagupit arrives in the Philippines / The anger of Syria's Christians

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  • 05 Dec 14 PM ICC drops Uhuru Kenyatta charges

    Fri, 5 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    15 days remaining

    Orion deep space capsule launches / Rich nations 'fail Syria refugees' / Electric eels 'remotely control their prey'.

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  • 05 Dec 14 AM Progress hailed in tackling sexual assault in US Military

    Fri, 5 Dec 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

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    Eric Garner death: Call for action / Zimbabwe's President warns potential plotters / Kenya breaks cyber crime network

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  • 04 Dec 14 PM Putin tells Russia that hard times are coming

    Thu, 4 Dec 14

    Duration:
    32 mins

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    US probe into New York chokehold death / Orion 'Mars ship' launch postponed / The rebirth of Polaroid.

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  • 04 Dec 14 AM This year 'to be warmest ever'

    Thu, 4 Dec 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    UN warns over climate change / NASA prepares for blast-off / The strange requests of Australians abroad

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  • 03 Dec 14 PM IS ' significantly ' damaged - Kerry

    Wed, 3 Dec 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Iran rejects US reports it carried out air-strikes in Iraq / Elections in Israel on March 17 / Germany pays tribute to woman killed defending girls / Can you live in London using only the digital currency Bitcoin?

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  • 03 Dec 14 AM Israel new election planned

    Tue, 2 Dec 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    12 days remaining

    New election expected in Israel after the sacking of two ministers / US believes Iranian jets have bombed IS targets in Iraq / And if you're left handed prepare to earn less - according to study

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  • 02 Dec 14 PM: Kenya al-Shabab massacre

    Tue, 2 Dec 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

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    12 days remaining

    Islamic State leader's wife and child arrested / Hong Kong Occupy leaders 'surrender' / Idi Amin's son to enter politics / Irish woman footballer in contention for FIFA goal of the year

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  • 02 Dec 14 AM Winning battle against HIV?

    Tue, 2 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    11 days remaining

    Claims virus becoming less deadly / FBI warning over US cyber attack / Mystery surrounds freed Colombian general / Secret celebrity confessions

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  • 01 Dec 14 PM UN Ebola target missed

    Mon, 1 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    UN misses self imposed ebola target/Syria regugee aid stopped/Robots in warfare/ACDC five decades on

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  • 01 Dec 14 AM Pope makes appeal to Muslim leaders

    Mon, 1 Dec 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

    Available:
    10 days remaining

    FARC release Colombian General / Where are the 50,000 ' ghost names ' on the Iraqi army's pay roll? / And 5 decades on, AC/DC are still rocking

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  • 30 Nov 14: Kabul police chief resigns

    Sun, 30 Nov 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Swiss reject immigration curbs / Ferguson shooting officer quits / 2001 Space Odyssey re-released

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  • 29 Nov 14 SAT Egypt court drops Mubarak murder case

    Sat, 29 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    9 days remaining

    'Up to 13000 slaves' working in UK / Pope Francis in Istanbul 'silent adoration' / Amphipolis skeleton from Alexander's time found in Greece.

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  • 28 Nov 14 PM British Prime Minister tells EU to back him on migration

    Fri, 28 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    8 days remaining

    Call by Pope Francis to combat fanaticism / Why India tea workers are agitated.

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  • 28 Nov 14 AM: Mexico police reform

    Fri, 28 Nov 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    Nigeria deadly bomb attack / Swiss immigration referendum / Muhammad Ali's home audio tapes

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  • 27 Nov 14 PM Ebola cases continue to rise in southeastern Guinea

    Thu, 27 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    7 days remaining

    Israel 'foils Jerusalem attacks' / Crime author PD James dies aged 94.

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  • 27 NOV 15 AM Ebola vaccine trials success

    Wed, 26 Nov 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    Ebola vaccine development / Ferguson case reaction / Christians worried in Turkey

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  • 26 Nov 14 PM Zimbabwe VP accused of plot against Mugabe

    Wed, 26 Nov 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

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    Pakistani polio-workers killed / US policeman explains why he shot unarmed teenager / Life in Syrian city bombarded by government / Could climate-change fixes cause havoc for billions ?

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  • 26 Nov 14 AM Michael Brown's family responds

    Wed, 26 Nov 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

    Available:
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    Michael Brown's family rejects verdict, condemns violence / 78 killed in Nigeria / Dutch girl in court for jihadi links / Cricketer Hughes in hospital

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  • 25 Nov 14 PM Violent protests in Ferguson

    Tue, 25 Nov 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

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    Pope says EU is seen as "aloof" / Voting begins in Indian-administered Kashmir / Global conference on tackling depression / How drums express Burundi's history

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  • 25 Nov 14 AM Ferguson awaits Grand Jury decision

    Tue, 25 Nov 14

    Duration:
    33 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    US Defence Secretary Hagel resigns / Nigerian response to Boko Haram is criticised / Garcia Marquez archive goes to a US university

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  • 24 Nov 14 PM Iran nuclear talks fail to achieve a deal

    Mon, 24 Nov 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    Russian minister on impact of sanctions / How BBC reporter filmed footage used in "Band Aid" video / Blood of Ebola survivors is used to treat victims / Campaign to save a traditional New York diner

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  • 24 Nov 14 AM Iran's nuclear deadline looms

    Mon, 24 Nov 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

    Available:
    3 days remaining

    Time runs out for deal on Iran's nuclear programme / Former Miss World describes trauma before contest / 12 year old boy shot dead in US city

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  • 23 Nov 14 Sun Brutal Boko Haram attack

    Sun, 23 Nov 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

    Available:
    3 days remaining

    Voting in Tunisia / Trierweiler's kiss and tell memoir / Paddington the bear: the film

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  • 22 Nov 14: Al Shabab attack Kenya bus

    Sat, 22 Nov 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

    Available:
    2 days remaining

    Flooding fears in US after heavy snowfall / US 'to expand' Afghan combat role / Indonesian President flies economy / Marking 75 years of Blue Note records

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  • 21 Nov 14 PM US Latinos hail Obama's reforms

    Fri, 21 Nov 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

    Available:
    1 day remaining

    Ukraine - 1 year after protests began / Wheelchair-bound Tunisian jihadi who went to Syria / Why Peruvian food is hot in London

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