Global News

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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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30
JAN
7am

Thirty two killed in Pakistan mosque attack

At least one hundred and fifty were also injured in the explosion in the city of Peshawar. Also: the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in Israel, and the Chinese province of Sichuan tries to boost its population rate.
29
JAN
4pm

Brexit: Three Years On

The UK formally left the European Union on the 31st of January 2020. We look at what Brexit means for Britain's place in the world today. Has it unleashed the UK's global potential? Or has it been the disaster that many opponents predicted? BBC World Service Presenter Oliver Conway, Political Correspondent Rob Watson, Global Trade Correspondent Dharshini David, and Europe Editor Katya Adler answer questions from Global News Podcast listeners.
29
JAN
4pm

PM sacks Zahawi for 'serious breach' over tax

Nadhim Zahawi is sacked as Conservative party chairman after an inquiry finds he failed to disclose an investigation into his tax affairs. Also: Israel to speed up gun applications after attacks, and the guitarist Tom Verlaine dies aged 73.
27
JAN
4pm

Seven killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack

Israeli police killed the suspect as he tried to escape. It comes amid escalating violence in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Also: The video is released of police officers in the US city of Memphis savagely beating a black motorist, Tyre Nichols - who later died, and as the world marked Holocaust Memorial Day we hear about the growing numbers of people who think the holocaust was a myth.
27
JAN
7am

Fears mount of fresh Israel-Palestinian violence

Israeli air raids and Palestinian rocket fire raise tensions. The violence follows a deadly Israeli army raid on the occupied West Bank. Also: Shares slump in one of India's biggest companies after allegations of financial misconduct -- and the mystery of the miraculously growing Vladimir Putin.
26
JAN
7am

Deadly West Bank clashes in Jenin

At least nine Palestinians were killed during an Israeli military raid, one of them an elderly woman. Israel said its troops went in to arrest Islamic Jihad militants. The Palestinian authorities accused them of a massacre. Also: A sharp rise in Myanmar's opium harvest, and why elephants aren’t just big and beautiful -- but vital for biodiversity too.
25
JAN
4pm

US joins Germany in sending tanks to Ukraine

Ukraine hails the announcements of the tanks as a turning point, while Russia says they are a provocation. Also: Lebanon's top prosecutor lays charges against the judge who is investigating the 2020 Beirut port explosion, and the Sesame Street co-creator Lloyd Morrisett dies aged 93.
24
JAN
4pm

Germany approves Leopard tanks for Ukraine - reports

Chancellor Olaf Scholz has faced weeks of pressure from Kyiv and its allies. Also: Classified documents have been found at the home of the former US vice-president Mike Pence in the latest discovery of secret papers, and we hear who's been nominated for this year's Oscars.
24
JAN
8am

Ukrainian officials quit in anti-corruption drive

President Zelensky has removed five regional governors and four deputy ministers in a reshuffle. Also, the Afghan authorities say more than 120 people have died because of freezing temperatures, and instead of flowers, why one bride in the Philippines chose to have a bouquet of onions!

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