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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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29
NOV
9am

Amid power outages

Foreign ministers discuss how best to support Ukraine, as a fresh wave of attacks cut off water and power supplies. Also: China responds to lockdown protests, and a Balenciaga advertising campaign sparks major backlash.
28
NOV
7pm

Somali hotel siege ends after lengthy battle

A number of civilians died after al-Shabab militants stormed a hotel near the presidential palace in Mogadishu. Also: demonstrations in China over Covid restrictions appear to have died down, and Nigeria praises UK museum for returning Benin Bronzes.
27
NOV
6pm

China Covid protests spread to major cities

In defiant scenes not usually seen in China, demonstrators have called for President Xi Jinping to stand down. Also: Italy declares a state of emergency on the island of Ischia following a deadly landslide, and a Frenchman who was sacked for refusing to join work parties wins the legal right to be boring.
26
NOV
6pm

Pakistan: Imran Khan hosts huge protest rally

The former prime minister greeted hundreds of thousands of supporters in Rawalpindi, weeks after he was shot at a similar event. Also: the US has banned the sale of Chinese technology amid security fears, and 100 years after Tutankhamun's tomb was uncovered, we examine the role that Egyptian archaeologists played in the discovery.
25
NOV
6pm

UN urges Russia and Ukraine to protect POWs

Human rights officials raise concerns as evidence emerges of possible summary executions by both sides. Also: Iranian activists say the security forces have opened fire on protesters in the eastern province of Sistan-Balochistan, and a musical based on the life of Nelson Mandela is set to open in London.
25
NOV
10am

Ukraine: Millions face winter without power

First lady Zelenska says Ukraine will endure cold and blackouts caused by Russian bombs. Also: scientists say they have made a breakthrough designing a vaccine against all 20 known types of flu, and is it time to end gender specific categories in film and TV awards?
24
NOV
7pm

UN orders investigation into Iran crackdown

Western diplomats say the mission will send a powerful signal of support to Iranian women. Also: Half of Ukraine's electricity needs are now being met, following repairs to infrastructure damaged by Russian missiles, and we meet the world's longest survivor of heart transplant surgery.
24
NOV
10am

Afghans forced to sell organs and sedate hungry children

In the second winter since the Taliban takeover, UN says millions are at risk of famine. Also: China reports highest number of daily coronavirus infections, despite continuing restrictions; and more than 140 people arrested in international police operation targeting scammers.
23
NOV
7pm

Zelensky accuses Russia of crimes against humanity

The Ukrainian leader tells the UN Russia offers nothing to the world apart from terror. Also: African leaders declare a cessation of hostilities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and the discovery of the world's oldest bread.
23
NOV
10am

Russia launches another wave of missile strikes across Ukraine

Key infrastructure hit, hours after a 2-day old baby was killed in a Zaporizhzhya hospital where his mother survived. We hear about the extent of the damage. Also: In Jerusalem, a teenage boy dies after bus stop bombings - the first such attacks for several years, and we look back at the life of the Dr Feelgood guitarist, Wilko Johnson, who's died aged 75.
22
NOV
7pm

Trump loses bid to withold tax returns

The US Supreme Court has approved their release to a Congressional committee, marking a legal defeat for the former Republican President. Also, a national holiday is declared in Saudi Arabia to celebrate a shock win against Argentina in the World Cup, and the Ugandan man appealing for help with the upkeep of his 10 wives and 102 children.

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