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

    Turkey earthquake edition

    Turkey earthquake edition

    Two devastating earthquakes rip through south-eastern Turkey and northern Syria. Thousands have died and many more are injured. There have been appeals for international rescue support and aid.

    • 13 min
    Some anti-government protesters pardoned in Iran

    Some anti-government protesters pardoned in Iran

    The Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei issued them in response to a proposal by the head of the judiciary. Also: Pakistan's former president and military ruler, General Pervez Musharraf, has died in exile at the age of seventy-nine, and a prominent British family has paid reparations and apologised to Grenada for their historic links with the slave trade.

    • 30 min
    US shoots down Chinese balloon over Atlantic

    US shoots down Chinese balloon over Atlantic

    Beijing denies Washington's claims it was being used to spy on the US. Also: Thousands of Israelis protest in Tel Aviv against the plans by the Netanyahu government to give itself more powers over appointing judges, and the English National Opera prepares to stage a newly translated version of Wagner's The Rhinegold.

    • 31 min
    Chinese balloon flight violated US sovereignty and international law -- Blinken

    Chinese balloon flight violated US sovereignty and international law -- Blinken

    US Secretary of State accuses Beijing of acting irresponsibly and postpones an upcoming trip to China. Also: The US will provide Ukraine with longer range guided rockets to help Kyiv take back Russian-occupied territory, and remembering the Spanish designer Paco Rabanne who has died aged 88.

    • 31 min
    Ukraine's President pushes for early entry on EU membership at Kyiv summit

    Ukraine's President pushes for early entry on EU membership at Kyiv summit

    EU says Ukraine has made "considerable efforts" towards membership. Also: Pope Francis is visiting South Sudan together with other Christian leaders, and meet Bobi, the world's oldest dog.

    • 31 min
    Israeli Attorney General scathing of planned legal reforms

    Israeli Attorney General scathing of planned legal reforms

    Gali Baharav-Miara said the proposals would gravely damage the country's system of checks and balances and give the government unlimited power. Also: The Republican held House Of Representatives votes to oust the high profile Democratic representative Ilhan Omar from the foreign affairs committee, and the discovery of Yiddish songs not heard since World War II.

    • 32 min

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381 Ratings

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