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    • 4.9 • 8 calificaciones

The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends

    Sudan protestors demand military coup as crisis deepens

    Sudan protestors demand military coup as crisis deepens

    The protests in Khartoum come as tensions rise between civilian and military rulers. Also: the French president asks Algerian veterans for forgiveness, and dormice favoured by Italian mafia seized in drugs raid.

    • 31 min
    British anti-terror police investigate fatal stabbing of MP Sir David Amess

    British anti-terror police investigate fatal stabbing of MP Sir David Amess

    Police say a 25 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the attack in Leigh-on-Sea. Also: dozens killed in Afghan mosque suicide bombing, and US to lift travel ban on 8 November.

    • 31 min
    Afghanistan: Dozens killed in suicide bombings at Kandahar mosque

    Afghanistan: Dozens killed in suicide bombings at Kandahar mosque

    Several blasts at Shi'a mosque where worshippers were attending Friday prayers. Eyewitnesses said three attackers detonated bombs inside the crowded building. Also, funerals held in Lebanon for victims of Thursday's street violence in Beirut, and why the world's only state-appointed wizard has been told his services are no longer required.

    • 30 min
    There have been calls for calm following deadly clashes in Beirut

    There have been calls for calm following deadly clashes in Beirut

    The UN, the US and France have all urged a de-escalation of the tensions in Lebanon. Also: US Congress is pursuing criminal charges for ex-Trump aide Steve Bannon, and Banksy's Love is in the Bin artwork sells for a record price.

    • 28 min
    Beirut: Several deaths as gunfire erupts during protests in city centre

    Beirut: Several deaths as gunfire erupts during protests in city centre

    Shooting occurred during a march against the judge investigating last year's huge blast in city's harbour. It is believed that Shia and Christian militias exchanged fire during demonstration. Also, at least 46 people dead after a fire in a Taiwanese tower-block, and Norwegian officials say lethal bow-and-arrow attack appears to have been an act of terror.

    • 26 min
    Putin denies weaponising energy amid Europe crisis

    Putin denies weaponising energy amid Europe crisis

    Russian President Putin says his country is not to blame for high gas prices elsewhere in Europe. A number of people have been killed in Norway bow and arrow attack, and Star Trek's William Shatner becomes the oldest person in space after blasting off in a Blue Origin rocket.

    • 31 min

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