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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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22
JAN
11am

Coronavirus: Delivery delays halt Pfizer jabs in parts of Europe

Cut in delivery of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine slows down inoculations in several countries. The European Commission has asked for clarification from Pfizer about delays. Also, Japan's government denies claims that it's considering cancelling Tokyo Olympic Games, and how Donald Trump was prank-called by someone impersonating Piers Morgan.
21
JAN
11am

US top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci addresses the WHO

The top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci addresses the WHO as the US administration under Biden prioritises its fight against Covid and joins the global vaccine plan. Also: we hear from Central American migrants as they attempt to reach the United States, and we look back at the 1980s HIV Aids pandemic in Britain.
20
JAN
7pm

Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US president

He promises to work to heal the bitter political divisions of recent years. Also in this podcast which is entirely devoted to the inauguration, we look at the challenges facing the new administration, how Kamala Harris has made history by becoming the first female, first black, first Asian-American vice-president, how the news of the inauguration is being received around the world, and we ask what next for Donald Trump and his supporters?
19
JAN
6pm

Donald Trump bids US presidential farewell

He said he was proud of what he'd achieved and asked Americans to pray for the incoming Biden administration. Also: The Italian Senate backs PM in confidence vote, the smart watches being used in the early detection of coronavirus and a new German exhibition about female concentration camp guards.
19
JAN
10am

Trump's last day in office

We look back at Donald Trump’s four very eventful years as US President. Also: We get an update on the Chinese miners trapped underground for nine days, and Oxford university researchers start tackling antibiotic resistance due to overuse thanks to a multimillion dollar donation.
18
JAN
6pm

Dozens of Russian opposition leader's supporters arrested

They were demanding the release of Alexei Navalny who's been imprisoned in Moscow. Also: tens of thousands of people respond to a social media campaign in France, designed to shed light on sexual abuse within families, and what is the perfect background for video-conferencing?
18
JAN
10am

Alexei Navalny jailed in Russia

Russia's most prominent opposition figure has been jailed for thirty days, after returning to Moscow. Also: WHO chief warns of "catastrophic moral failure" over vaccine rollouts. And the unusual bat discovered in West Africa.
15
JAN
8pm

Biden unveils vaccination plan

He gave details after it was announced two million people worldwide had died with Covid. Also: the sports doctor - sent to prison for masterminding an international doping ring, and English football players face a ban on hugs on the pitch.

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