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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
MAY
7pm

Baby formula shortage: help arrives in the US

A plane carrying 35,000 kilos of infant formula to ease critical shortage has landed. Also: a colonel in Iran's Revolutionary Guard has been assassinated, and Kurt Cobain's iconic Fender Mustang guitar sells for $4.5m.
20
MAY
8pm

Russia declares victory at Mariupol steelworks

Ukraine says the last defenders at the besieged site in Mariupol have been given permission to leave. Also: US warns Northern Ireland row threatens Western unity, and is Sprout - a robotic vegetable picker - safe from cyber attacks?
18
MAY
10am

UN warns climate catastrophe getting closer

The annual report by the World Meteorological Organisation says four key indicators of climate change hit record levels in 2021. Also: the secret schools for girls in Afghanistan; federal agents find an underground railway between Mexico and the US; and how victory celebrations knocked a groundbreaking African cyclist out of the race.
17
MAY
9pm

Am of investigators to Ukraine

The International Criminal Court will collaborate with French detectives who have been working at suspected crime scenes in Ukraine. Also: few answers at rare US Congressional UFO hearing, and movie stars gather as the Cannes Film Festival gets underway.
17
MAY
10am

Ukraine working on 'next stages' of Mariupol evacuation

The fate of more than 260 soldiers taken to Russian controlled territory on Monday remains unclear. Ukraine suggests a prisoner exchange but Moscow has not confirmed this. Also: a study into the behaviour of mosquitos could change the way malaria is tackled across Africa, and Nasa's rover begins work to find life on Mars.
16
MAY
10am

Amp that became an execution ground

The authorities in Bucha accuse Russian soldiers of war crimes. Also: North Korea's leader orders his military to help respond to the Covid outbreak; and we report on how some people in the food-producing giant Brazil are struggling to get enough to eat.

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