NewsHour

BBC  |  Podcast, ±49 min episodes every 11 hours
Global news and analysis from the BBC World Service, twice a day, every day of the year. Join our leading team of presenters for the best interviews, features and analysis of world events.
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Ten days after the US MOAB strike in Afghanistan, a BBC journalist gains access to the bomb site to find fighting continues between so-called Islamic State and Afghan forces.Also in the programme, voters cast their ballots in the French presidential election, and the London Marathon runner raising money to pay for 100 weddings for poor people around the world.(PHOTO: A US MOAB weapon. CREDIT: US Air Force)
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US Vice President Mike Pence says the US government does not "admire the agreement" with Australia to re-settle refugees held on Nauru and Manus Island, but will honour the deal.Also in the programme, France prepares to go to the polls in a Presidential election remarkable for its tight four-person race. And 20 years after NASA launched its Cassini spacecraft begins its final descent into Saturn's atmosphere.(Photo: Protesters occupy the office of the Australian PM. CREDIT: Reuters)
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Members of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party reject their leader's plans aimed at broadening its appeal. Hear whether the party is likely to stay united ahead of elections later this year.Also in the programme, the UN blames South Sudan's president Salva Kiir for much of the fighting in the country. And with coal on the decline in the UK, we hear archive accounts of how the fuel powered Britain's development.(Photo: Chairman of the AfD Joerg Meuthen speaks to party Chairwoman Frauke Petry at their federal conference. Credit: Getty Images)
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A policeman has been shot dead ahead of the first round of the presidential elections this weekend. The outcome is highly anticipated as it could have major implications for France and Europe as a whole.Also in the programme; returning to meet a young Syrian boy who has known nothing but war; and why has a Vietnamese village taken 19 police officers hostage? (Picture: People walking past campaign posters of French presidential election candidates in Bailleul, northern France, two days before the first round of the election. Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)
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France's presidential front-runners have turned their attention to the topic of terrorism following Thursday night's shooting in Paris by a man who claimed to have links to the so-called Islamic State. Also in the programme: Qatari royal family members among those released after sixteen months' captivity in Iraq; The 4-day 'celebration' in Prince's Paisley Park, one year after the singer's death. (Photo: (LtoR) French presidential election candidates: right-wing Les Republicains (LR) party Francois Fillon, En Marche ! movement Emmanuel Macron, far-left coalition La France insoumise Jean-Luc Melenchon, and far-right Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen. Credit: PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)
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The Pakistan Supreme Court finds insufficient evidence to remove prime minister Nawaz Sharif from office but orders further investigations.Also in the programme: a possible major breakthrough for dementia treatment revealed and Saudi Arabia is accused of violating children's rights.(Photo: Supporters of the ruling party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) carry posters of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as they hold a rally after a Supreme Court verdict on the Panama Papers in Lahore. Credit: AFP)
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Days before the French presidential election, one policeman has been killed in a shooting in central Paris. The gunman is reported to have been shot dead. Also: mass protests in Venezuela, and the secret survival tactics of the naked mole-rat.(Photo: Police officers block the access to the Champs Elysees in Paris after a shooting on April 20, 2017. Credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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British Prime Minister Theresa May tells the BBC why she's gone back on a promise not to call a general election before 2020.Also in the programme, senior figures from India's governing BJP are to face charges over the demolition of the Ayodhya mosque in 1992. And why coins may soon be a thing of the past in South Korea.(Photo: British Prime Minister Theresa May and BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg. Credit: BBC)
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Amid tensions between the US and North Korea, President Trump said he was sending an aircraft carrier to the Korean peninsula, but it has emerged that the ship was heading elsewhere.Also in the programme: teargas is fired at demonstrators in Venezuela protesting against the state of the economy; and former NFL star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in his prison cell. (Photo: The USS Carl Vinson with other warships in the Indian Ocean. Credit: Reuters)
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on 8 June. She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum. We have leading political voices from the UK and Europe. Also in the programme, a rare interview with a leading figure in the North Korean government and on the ground reporting from the battle for Mosul. (Picture: British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the media outside 10 Downing Street in central London on April 18, 2017. Credit: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images)
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on 8 June. She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum. We are coming live from College Green outside the Houses of Parliament speaking to an array of players at the heart of British politics. (Picture: A poster above a newspaper stand advertises today's Evening Standard, with the front page story relating to British Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap general election on June 8, in central London on April 18, 2017. Credit: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images)
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Concerns have been raised over the result of a referendum in Turkey approving greater powers for the country's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Hear the conclusions of election monitors and the opposition.Also in the programme, suggestions the United States may be sabotaging North Korea's ballistic missile programme. Plus Prince Harry opens up about the death of his mother, Princess Diana.(Photo: Supporters of Mr Erdogan celebrate the referendum result in Istanbul. Credit: Getty Images)