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

    China pledges to stop building coal-fired power stations overseas

    China pledges to stop building coal-fired power stations overseas

    The leaders of China and the US - Xi Jinping and Joe Biden - have announced new commitments to tackle climate change at the UN General Assembly. Also: there are further signs that the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region is spreading to neighbouring areas, and why was an athlete disqualified after running a half-marathon in England?

    • 29 min
    Salisbury poisonings: Third man to face charges over Novichok attack

    Salisbury poisonings: Third man to face charges over Novichok attack

    Third Russian to be charged over 2018 poisonings in UK which left one person dead. British police believe all three suspects worked for GRU - Russia's military intelligence service. Also, Sudan blames 'forces of darkness' for failed coup attempt, and Pakistani PM Imran Khan says a ban on women's education in Afghanistan would be 'un-Islamic'.

    • 29 min
    Hotel Rwanda hero convicted on terror charges

    Hotel Rwanda hero convicted on terror charges

    Paul Rusesabagina, who saved hundreds of people during the 1994 genocide, has been sentenced to twenty-five years in prison by a Rwandan court for terrorist offences. Also, we hear from a teenager in Afghanistan about her fears that she will never be able to resume her education. And, Chinese social media has been following the story of the first deaf lawyer in the country.

    • 26 min
    Russia: Gunman kills six people at university in Perm

    Russia: Gunman kills six people at university in Perm

    A man has been arrested after deadly shooting-spree in Perm, a city in the Urals. Police believe he acted alone and had no political or religious motives. Also, 'Hotel Rwanda' hero Paul Rusesabinga is convicted on terror-charges, and celebration-time for the UK at this year's Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

    • 31 min
    Putin's party leads vote amid fraud claims

    Putin's party leads vote amid fraud claims

    The pro-Kremlin United Russia party is on course to win amid allegations of fraud. Also, Australia denies lying to France in submarine deal, and a volcano on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma erupts after a week on alert.

    • 26 min
    UN urges Taliban to reopen girls' schools

    UN urges Taliban to reopen girls' schools

    The UN calls on the Taliban to reopen girls' secondary schools in Afghanistan. The US moves thousands of migrants away from a Texas border town.
    And a new twist in the case of the missing travel blogger as her fiance also disappears.

    • 32 min

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