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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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    WHO transfers patients out of Nasser hospital in Gaza

    WHO transfers patients out of Nasser hospital in Gaza

    UN doctors were granted access to the hospital in southern Gaza, days after it was raided by Israeli forces. Also: Pakistan political parties reach formal coalition agreement, and does exercise have the same benefits for both men and women?

    • 32 min
    US calls for temporary Gaza ceasefire

    US calls for temporary Gaza ceasefire

    The draft resolution was proposed at the UN Security Council. Also, countries address the International Court of Justice on the legality of Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories, and the Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, makes another attempt to halt his extradition to the US.

    • 31 min
    Brazil recalls its ambassador to Israel amid diplomatic tensions

    Brazil recalls its ambassador to Israel amid diplomatic tensions

    Brazil recalled its ambassador after a row developed following President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's controversial statements about Israel's military operation in Gaza. Also: Navalny's grieving widow vows to continue his work, and British Museum's social media flooded with calls regarding return of Easter Island statues.

    • 33 min
    Navalny's widow vows to continue husband's fight

    Navalny's widow vows to continue husband's fight

    Yulia Navalnya accuses Putin of killing Alexei Navalny, because Russian President couldn't break him. Also: Africa bans slaughter of donkeys for their skin, and conjoined twins given days to live are proving world wrong.

    • 28 min
    Israel condemns Lula likening Gaza to Holocaust

    Israel condemns Lula likening Gaza to Holocaust

    The Brazilian president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, said Israel's military campaign was between a "highly prepared army and women and children". Also: former Thai prime minister Thaksin freed on parole, and Shane Rose, an Australian Olympic showjumper, competes in a mankini.

    • 26 min
    Navalny's team accuses Russia of 'hiding his body'

    Navalny's team accuses Russia of 'hiding his body'

    The mother of the dead Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, was told by the authorities his body would be handed over, once a post-mortem examination had been completed. Also: President Biden blames US Congress for the fall of the Ukrainian town of Avdiivka to Russian forces, and Harrison Ford's Star Wars script sells for $12k.

    • 25 min

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