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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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    Haiti moves toward a new governing council

    Haiti moves toward a new governing council

    A nine-member political body, tasked with filling the leadership vacuum in Haiti, has been created although their names have not been made public. Also: the US says Iran could attack Israel with drones and missiles within hours, and a Norwegian minister resigns over plagiarism claims.

    • 30 min
    Sudan facing 'catastrophic' hunger crisis after a year of civil war

    Sudan facing 'catastrophic' hunger crisis after a year of civil war

    The BBC gets rare access to one affected area in Sudan. Also: Belgium has opened an investigation into suspected Russian interference in the European Parliament, and how did a star manage to explode giving off more light than ever seen before?

    • 28 min
    OJ Simpson dies of cancer

    OJ Simpson dies of cancer

    In what was dubbed the trial of the century, in 1994 he was accused of murdering Nicole Brown, and her friend. Also: The Colombian capital Bogota begins rationing water to millions because of a prolonged drought that has left reservoirs exhausted, and a Japanese astronaut is set to become the first non-American to set foot on the Moon during one of NASA's upcoming Artemis missions.

    • 30 min
    A property developer in Vietnam is sentenced to death for defrauding a bank

    A property developer in Vietnam is sentenced to death for defrauding a bank

    A court says she was the mastermind behind a scheme to defraud the Saigon Commercial Bank of more than forty billion dollars over a ten-year period. Also: President Zelensky makes a plea for more air defences, and the death is announced in Japan of the first foreign-born sumo champion - Akebono.

    • 26 min
    'No joy, only pain' as Gazans mark Eid

    'No joy, only pain' as Gazans mark Eid

    In Rafah in southern Gaza, prayers were held beside the ruins of al-Farouk mosque, destroyed in Israeli bombardments. Also: Israel cofirms the killing in Gaza of three sons of the Hamas leader, Ismail Haniyeh, and the European Parliament approves sweeping new asylum rules aimed at transforming how refugees and migrants are processed.

    • 32 min
    Kazakhstan and Russia suffer worst floods in decades

    Kazakhstan and Russia suffer worst floods in decades

    More than 100,000 people have been forced to evacuate with warnings that the situation will worsen. We hear from the Russian side of the border with Kazakhstan. Also: Chinese President Xi has hosted the former leader of Taiwan in a historic meeting, and we'll tell you what to do when you're angry.

    • 30 min

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