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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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16
MAY
7am

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.
15
MAY
2pm

Finland and Sweden confirm NATO bid

They want to join the alliance after Russia’s Ukraine invasion. Also, killing of 10 people in US supermarket shooting a “hate crime”, and Tonga’s volcano explosion was biggest in a century.
13
MAY
5pm

Violence at funeral for Al Jazeera reporter

Israeli police with riot-gear hit mourners saying they were pelted with stones, as crowds carried the coffin. Also: Russia to suspend electricity supply to Finland, and critics praise "thrilling" Top Gun movie sequel.
12
MAY
5pm

UN to investigate Russian abuses in Ukraine

The UN Human Rights Council has voted to set up an inquiry into allegations of abuses by Russian forces in Ukraine. Also: astronomers reveal the first ever image of the large black hole in our galaxy, and the Nepali woman who has climbed Everest ten times.
12
MAY
9am

Finland announces intention to join NATO

Finland says its decision follows Russia's invasion of Ukraine; Moscow reacts angrily. Also, the White House says more than a million Americans have now lost their lives to Covid-19. And the professional aircraft designer hoping to set a new world record -- with a paper plane.

Warning: The report on Nigeria in this podcast contains descriptions of violence that some listeners may find disturbing.

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