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

    Zaporizhzhia nuclear workers 'kept at gunpoint'

    Zaporizhzhia nuclear workers 'kept at gunpoint'

    Ukrainian workers tell of daily threat of kidnap in Russian-occupied nuclear plant. Also: the Taliban in Afghanistan say university courses will be developed in accordance with Islamic law; and Johnson and Johnson is to stop selling its baby talcum powder.

    • 27 min
    US Attorney General personally ordered Mar-a-Lago search

    US Attorney General personally ordered Mar-a-Lago search

    The US Attorney General personally ordered the search of Donald Trump's home in Mar-a-Lago. Also; a key agency warns that more than a million people in Somalia have been displaced by drought, and, why the world's number one snooker player thinks the next big star could come from Asia.

    • 28 min
    Ukraine: Extensive damage to Russian airbase following explosion

    Ukraine: Extensive damage to Russian airbase following explosion

    Eight warplanes damaged or destroyed in occupied Crimea. Also, European countries send help to France to tackle enormous wildfire and Brazilian police arrest a woman accused of using psychics to swindle her mother.

    • 28 min
    Trump pleads the 5th in tax fraud case

    Trump pleads the 5th in tax fraud case

    The former US President declines answering questions as part of a New York investigation. Also: A nationwide curfew is imposed in Sierra Leone following deadly clashes between police and protesters, and, from the brink of extinction -- why the only giant flightless parrot in the world is making a comeback in New Zealand.

    • 30 min
    Ukraine's president vows to fight until Crimea is regained

    Ukraine's president vows to fight until Crimea is regained

    Volodymyr Zelensky says the peninsula will never be given up. Also: The BBC uncovers organized torture in Russia's prison system, and the illustrator Raymond Briggs has died at the age of 88.

    • 25 min
    Mississippi jury declines to charge Emmett Till accuser

    Mississippi jury declines to charge Emmett Till accuser

    Carolyn Bryant Donham had faced potential charges of kidnapping and manslaughter of the black teenager in 1955. Also: blasts rock Russian airbase in annexed Crimea, and Serena Williams suggests retirement from tennis after US Open.

    • 32 min

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