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

    Israel-Gaza: More casualties as violence continues

    Israel-Gaza: More casualties as violence continues

    At least 53 Palestinians and 6 Israelis have been killed since latest fighting began. Other nations have appealed for both sides to end confrontation. Also, the WHO issues damning report on global response to Covid-19 pandemic, and is another migrant crisis looming in the Mediterranean ?

    • 31 min
    UN warns Israel and Hamas are heading for full scale war

    UN warns Israel and Hamas are heading for full scale war

    Palestinian militants fired hundreds of rockets into Israel and Israel carried out heavy airstrikes on Gaza. We hear from the Israeli Defence Force and a man being bombed in Gaza City. Also: bodies wash up along India's River Ganges as crematoria struggle to keep up with Covid 19, and the Brit Awards are back in London with a live audience.

    • 29 min
    Several killed in Russian school shooting

    Several killed in Russian school shooting

    At least seven pupils and one teacher died in the attack in Kazan..Also, further heavy exchanges of fire between Palestinians and Israelis, and the legacy of Bob Marley 40 years after his death.

    • 26 min
    Pleas for calm as Jerusalem violence escalates

    Pleas for calm as Jerusalem violence escalates

    The EU, the US and the UK have called for the violence to stop after the Palestinians and Israel exchange fire. Also: billions of cicadas are going to emerge in the US after living underground for 17 years, and NBC cancels Golden Globes over lack of diversity.

    • 26 min
    Jewish nationalist march cancelled in Occupied East Jerusalem

    Jewish nationalist march cancelled in Occupied East Jerusalem

    Police fired stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse stone-throwing crowds in and around Al-Aqsa mosque. Emergency legislation has taken effect in the United States to protect fuel supplies, after a cyber attack forced the closure of a major pipeline. German priests defy Vatican to bless gay couples.

    • 24 min
    Russian doctor who treated Alexei Navalny goes missing

    Russian doctor who treated Alexei Navalny goes missing

    Police said Alexander Murakhousky had not reported back from a hunting trip in a Siberian forest since Friday. Also: more than 1,000 migrants arrive on the Italian island of Lampedusa, and Dracula's castle offers tourists Covid vaccine.

    • 27 min

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