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

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    • 4,3 • 319 notes

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

    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 re-open girls' schools

    UN urges Taliban to re-open girls' schools

    The UN calls on the Taliban to re-open 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
    US admits Kabul drone strike killed civilians

    US admits Kabul drone strike killed civilians

    An inquiry finds that the strike, days before the US pullout, killed ten members of a family, not militants. Also: France recalls envoys amid security pact row, and New Zealand abandons Pakistan cricket tour over 'security alert'.

    • 31 min
    Russia’s parliamentary election begins

    Russia’s parliamentary election begins

    Google and Apple remove a tactical voting app from their online stores on the first day. Voting will last three days. Also: the Austrian government is taken to court over its handling of a covid outbreak at a ski resort, and the secrets behind the best ocean photograph of the year.

    • 29 min
    US tries to calm French anger over security pact with UK and Australia

    US tries to calm French anger over security pact with UK and Australia

    The US tries to calm French anger over the new security pact with Britain and Australia. Iran sends fuel supplies to Lebanon, as the economic crisis deepens.
    And an early work by Vincent Van Gogh is discovered by art experts in the Netherlands.

    • 28 min
    China denounces UK-US-Australia pact as 'damaging'

    China denounces UK-US-Australia pact as 'damaging'

    Beijing says new security pact is 'extremely irresponsible' and 'narrow-minded'. The alliance is widely seen as an effort to counter China's influence in the Indo-Pacific region. Also, France says its troops have killed the head of the Islamic State group in the Sahara, and how some Dutch people are changing their names - to reconnect with their African heritage.

    • 30 min

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319 notes

319 notes

lologaviv ,

À must postcast

Indispensable to keep informed of international news and to mantain vocabulary.
Good duration for my daily commute

dkpzpp ,

Interesting podcast but

Very interesting podcast, pleasant and a good way to stay informed on what’s going on all around the world. The only drawback is the length of the podcast, I never have the time to finish them. I think that you should make them a bit shorter

EU partisan ,

Dr Christian Tual

Always well informed, extremely useful for bringing one up to date. A reliable source, not the only one, however.
Am a regular fan

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