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

    Italy blocks AstraZeneca shipment to Australia

    Italy blocks AstraZeneca shipment to Australia

    The ban on shipping 250,000 doses, amid a row with the firm, is backed by the EU. Also: the store where shoppers walk out without paying, and saving the butterfly.

    • 27 min
    Myanmar: Opponents of the coup continue to demonstrate

    Myanmar: Opponents of the coup continue to demonstrate

    There are reports that the police used tear gas and gunfire to break up the protesters. The UN human rights chief has demanded the military government stop murdering and jailing protesters. Also: Hong Kong has been excluded from an annual league table of the world's most free economies, and we hear how poetry is helping one doctor cope with the coronavirus pandemic.

    • 29 min
    ICC 'war crimes' inquiry in West Bank and Gaza

    ICC 'war crimes' inquiry in West Bank and Gaza

    Israel rejects the court's investigation, while the Palestinians praise it. Also: South Korea's first transgender soldier is found dead, and the vultures threatened by poison in Kenya.

    • 29 min
    Myanmar: Further deadly clashes despite appeals for calm

    Myanmar: Further deadly clashes despite appeals for calm

    At least nine people killed in confrontations between security forces and demonstrators. One teenager is reported to be among the dead. Also, a BBC investigation finds evidence that members of China's Uighur minority are being uprooted from their homeland, and country superstar Dolly Parton reworks one of her best-known songs to encourage Americans to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

    • 29 min
    US sanctions Russians over Navalny poisoning

    US sanctions Russians over Navalny poisoning

    The Biden administration imposes its first sanctions on Russia over what it says was Moscow’s attempt to kill Alexei Navalny. The move, which targets Russia's top spy and six other officials, was co-ordinated with the European Union. Also: scientists discover a group of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are able to suppress HIV without medication, and one of reggae's most important voices, Bunny Wailer, dies at the age of 73.

    • 29 min
    Hundreds of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls freed

    Hundreds of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls freed

    The girls were abducted by gunmen from their boarding school in Zamfara state and taken to a forest. Also: the Prime Minister of Singapore condemns the violence in Myanmar, and the extraordinary journey of a wolf on the west coast of the United States.

    • 25 min

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