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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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28
SEP
9am

EU reacts to what it calls sabotage on two key gas pipelines

The EU and NATO stress the need to protect critical infrastructure after what they called acts of sabotage on two key gas pipelines. Also: Hurricane Ian strengthens into a Category Four storm as it approaches the Florida coast, and the lyrics for David Bowie's song 'Starman' are auctioned for more than two hundred thousand dollars.
27
SEP
7pm

Suspected sabotage of Russian-controlled pipeline

Baltic states say gas leaks appear to have been caused deliberately, and were probably linked to the war in Ukraine. Also; far-right militia leaders are going on trial in the United States, accused of plotting to block the peaceful transfer of power, and the Colombian popstar, Shakira, is ordered to go on trial for allegedly not paying millions in taxes.
27
SEP
11am

Japan remembers Shinzo Abe

A state funeral is held for Japan's longest-serving prime minister. Also, it’s the final day of voting in widely discredited referendums in Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine, and the UN says the situation in Haiti is a humanitarian catastrophe.
26
SEP
10am

Deadly gun attack at Russian school

Pupils were among at least 13 people killed after a gunman opened fire at a school in Izhevsk. The gunman killed himself at the scene and was a former student. Also: Italy's far-right leader claims victory in elections, and why a lottery winner in India is miserable.
25
SEP
8pm

Italy's far-right set to win election

Giorgia Meloni is on course to be Italy's first female PM, and the country's first far-right leader since Benito Mussolini. Also: Cuba's referendum on same-sex marriage; and how difficult will it be for football fans to find accommodation during the World Cup in Qatar?
23
SEP
8pm

Am referendums in occupied Ukraine

Ukrainians have reported armed soldiers going door-to-door in occupied parts of the country to collect votes for self-styled "referendums" on joining Russia. Also: the pound plunges after mini-budget in the UK, and the tennis star Roger Federer plays his last professional match.
23
SEP
10am

Moscow staging referendums in four occupied areas of Ukraine

They're being seen in the West as an attempt to legitimise Russian annexation. Also researchers say a new type of cancer therapy that uses a common virus to destroy harmful cells is showing promise, and the awarding-winning author Hillary Mantel -- whose novels brought to life the political intrigues of Tudor England -- has died at the age of seventy.
22
SEP
8pm

Ukraine issues global warning over Russian aggression

The foreign minister says no nation should feel safe until Russia's behaviour is punished. Also: the US slaps sanctions on Iran's morality police as demonstrations sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini continue, and we look at the woman tipped to become Italy's next prime minister.
22
SEP
10am

Iranian deaths rise as protest crackdown continues

Women led demonstrations are spreading across the country. Also, Russians jet off to Serbia to escape mobilisation for the war in Ukraine and a former Chinese justice minister is given a suspended death sentenced for receiving millions of dollars in bribes.

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