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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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21
OCT
8pm

Unrest in Lagos after protest shooting

Amnesty International says at least 12 people were killed on Tuesday during protests in Nigeria's largest city. Also: Pope Francis indicates support for same-sex civil unions, and "cooling paint" could cut emissions from buildings.
20
OCT
4pm

US Elections 2020: What the World wants

A special edition with a global perspective on the upcoming presidential election. We find out which countries are keeping a close eye on the vote, and hear from our correspondents around the world about the situation in their region. Also: we assess whether President Trump has kept his promises on trade, and how his strategies have shaped geopolitics.
20
OCT
11am

Taliban conflict: Afghan fears rise

Afghanistan's National Security Advisor has warned that his country faces a very real threat of a renewed civil war. Also: Donald Trump and Joe Biden will have their microphones muted during portions of the second and final presidential election debate on Thursday and the Canadian town of Asbestos is hoping to get rid of its negative image with a new name.
19
OCT
10am

Amic radicals

The Interior Minister said there would be no respite for enemies of France. Also: exit polls suggest the socialist party has won the election in Bolivia and China releases economic figures showing its recovery from Covid-19
17
OCT
7pm

Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia and Azerbaijan agree new truce

Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to another humanitarian ceasefire in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Also: French prosecutors say the teenager who beheaded a teacher outside a school was a Chechen refugee from Russia, and thousands of anti-government protesters have again taken to the streets in Thailand.
16
OCT
7pm

Terror inquiry launched after teacher beheaded in Paris

The victim reportedly showed controversial cartoons of Prophet Muhammad to his students. Also: the UN warns that peace talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban could be derailed by a new wave of violence, and a new study suggests flying during the pandemic may be safer than you think.
15
OCT
7pm

US: Republican leaders accuse Twitter of electoral interference over Biden article

Twitter prevented people from posting links to a New York Post article, which contained screenshots of emails to and from Mr Biden's son, Hunter, as well as photos of him. Also: The Democratic presidential and vice-presidential candidates, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, have both flown on planes on which a fellow traveller has tested positive for coronavirus, and we look into the one sector of the entertainment industry that’s benefitting from the virus.

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