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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
JUN
9am

Russia threatens Lithuania over Kaliningrad transit ban

Moscow reacted to ban on using Lithuanian railways to send sanctioned goods to Kaliningrad. Also: South Korea sends first satellite with locally-produced rocket into orbit, and Nobel Peace Prize medal raises 100 million dollars for Ukrainian refugees.
20
JUN
7pm

Israel's coalition government collapses

Israel is set to hold it's fifth election in less than four years. Also: allegations of sexual abuse, fraud, and high level corruption at the UN, and an intimate look into the elusive life of barn owls.
20
JUN
9am

EU says Russian blockade of Ukraine exports is a war crime

The European Union's head of foreign policy, Josep Borrell, says people around the world are starving, while millions of tonnes of grain are trapped in Ukraine. Also, dozens are dead as floods sweep across India and Bangladesh. And, more than 60 years after the Democratic Republic of Congo's prime minister was murdered, one of his teeth is returned to his family.
18
JUN
7pm

Boris Johnson warns against ‘Ukraine fatigue’

The British PM says it's vital that allied nations continue to support Ukraine as the war drags on. Also: Miami hosts no-questions-asked gun buyback event in support of Ukraine, and why bones from the Battle of Waterloo casualties may have been sold as fertilizer.
17
JUN
7pm

Russia's Putin condemns 'mad and thoughtless' Western sanctions

The president claimed the EU could lose more than $400bn because of its sanctions against Russia. Also: The European Commission has recommended that Ukraine be given official candidate status as it applies to join the EU, and the debate over whether meat grown in a lab could be classed as halal..
17
JUN
11am

Ukraine moves a step closer to joining the EU

It could take many years for Ukraine to meet the full EU membership criteria. Also: The host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup are announced, Nepal prepares to relocate Everest base camp, and a mobile phone app that can hear if someone has tuberculosis.
16
JUN
10am

European leaders meet for talks in Ukraine

President Zelensky welcomes Emmanuel Macron and Olaf Scholz in Kyiv. Also: millions facing malnutrition in Afghanistan, an Anglo-Saxon burial site is unearthed on a train route, and an exhibition on the life and music of Lou Reed opens in New York.

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