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The best stories, interviews and on the spot reporting from around the world including highlights from News hour, The World Today and World Briefing. Up to 30 minutes compiled twice a day from the 24 hour News coverage from the BBC World Service.

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23
JUN
7pm

Russian jets and ships shadow UK warship

More than 20 jets and 2 ships followed HMS Defender as it sailed near Crimea's coast. Also: a Japanese court rejects a challenge to a law requiring husbands and wives to share the same name, and new light on how migrating birds navigate huge distances.
23
JUN
10am

Hong Kong: pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily to close down

Highly popular 26 year-old paper accused of violating the national security law. Also: a BBC investigation finds widespread illness, overcrowding and even sexual assaults at an emergency US government camp housing migrant children in the Texan desert, and the singer Britney Spears is due to address a court in Los Angeles to try to wrest control of her financial affairs from her father.
22
JUN
7pm

Heavy fighting reported in Northern Ethiopia

Ethiopian troops clash with Tigrayan rebels, as fighting resumes in eight month civil war; Thousands of young women in Tanzania return to the classroom - despite their pregnancies; Will British made TV programmes be restricted in European countries?
22
JUN
10am

Fighting in Myanmar's second city Mandalay

Security forces and civilian militia clash.This marks a new stage of resistance to February's military coup. Also: Spain pardons Catalan leaders over independence bid, and we look at who might be the next mayor of New York.
21
JUN
10am

Up to 10,000 fans at Tokyo Olympics

Spectators will have to wear masks and follow social distancing measures. But events will be behind closed doors if coronavirus infections surge. Also: The Swedish government loses a vote of confidence for the first time in history, and a declassified report into UFO’s in America.
20
JUN
6pm

Amme make progress

It's not clear when the next round of talks will take place. Body of fugitive far-right Belgian soldier found. South Africa gems that sparked rush are quartz not diamonds.
19
JUN
7pm

Amid 'critical' situation

So far, only eleven per cent of the population has been fully vaccinated. Iran's next president - the hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi - has promised to fight corruption, after winning an election in which most of his rivals were barred. Milkha Singh: India's 'Flying Sikh' dies from Covid.
18
JUN
8pm

Iranians vote in presidential election

The winner will replace Hassan Rouhani, a relative moderate who has served the maximum two terms. Also: Palestinians cancel vaccine swap deal with Israel, and Ukrainian couple break up after being handcuffed together for 123 days.
17
JUN
8pm

Amacare

The justices' 7-2 ruling preserves medical insurance for millions of low-income Americans. Also: Zambia's first president Kenneth Kaunda dies aged 97, and the coelacanth - a 'living fossil' fish - may live for up to a century.
17
JUN
10am

HK police raid pro-democracy paper

500 officers raided Apple Daily, alleging its reports breached a national security law. Also: 1st crew blasts off to new China space station, and why millions of Chinese are mourning the death of a strong-willed pig.

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