When it comes to daily news, The World Tonight takes international events seriously and covers them in depth. Using the BBC's international network of correspondents we report on what is going on, put it in context and provide a forum for debate on the big issues facing us all. The presenter team is led by Ritula Shah. It is broadcast Monday to Friday at 10pm on BBC Radio 4 and lasts for 45 minutes.
Wed, 19 Jun 13
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The government prepares to sell off the publicly-owned stake in Lloyds Bank; al-Shabab attack at UN office in Somalia kills 15; and is Detroit heading for revival?
Tue, 18 Jun 13
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Talking to the Taliban; Brazil protests; G8 agrees tax deal; can UKIP attract young voters? And can science create the perfect cake?
Mon, 17 Jun 13
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Syria: G8 remains divided; Police investigate Nigella pictures; Iran's new President; New York restaurant bans tipping
Fri, 14 Jun 13
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President Obama, David Cameron and the leaders of France, Germany and Italy have held a video conference to discuss the situation in Syria. Republican Congressman Tom Rooney told The World Tonight it should be a deal-breaker that officials could not guarantee that Al Qaeda fighters won't get access to American arms.
Thu, 13 Jun 13
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93,000 people have died since the conflict in Syria began. Unicef describe the impact on the country’s children. Plus, why some violins are worth millions.
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