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

    Biden and Putin praise talks but discord remains

    Biden and Putin praise talks but discord remains

    The US and Russia agree to nuclear arms control talks but progress at the Geneva summit was limited. Also: Facebook shuts Ethiopian accounts for fake news, and drone cameras record social lives of killer whales.

    • 25 min
    Putin and Biden hold talks in Geneva

    Putin and Biden hold talks in Geneva

    Russian and US leaders attend summit at villa in Switzerland. It's their first meeting since Biden became President, and comes at a time of high tensions over several issues. Also, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un warns of food shortages following poor harvests, and what happened to a well-known company's shares when a global superstar publicly rejected its product.

    • 30 min
    Israeli nationalists march through Jerusalem

    Israeli nationalists march through Jerusalem

    The parade risked igniting tensions with Palestinians, only weeks after a conflict in Gaza ended. Also: Taiwan angered by China's latest breach of air space, and plastic bottles could be turned into vanilla ice-cream!

    • 31 min
    The US and EU resolve aircraft trade row

    The US and EU resolve aircraft trade row

    They agree a deal in a 17 year dispute over subsidies to aircraft manufacturers. Also: Hungary passes a law banning what it calls the promotion of homosexuality to under-eighteens, and a deaf sheepdog learns how to work again.

    • 25 min
    Biden says China and Russia trying to ‘drive a wedge’ in Nato

    Biden says China and Russia trying to ‘drive a wedge’ in Nato

    Speaking after his first summit of Nato leaders since taking office, President Biden said he will lay down red lines to his Russian counterpart in their meeting on Wednesday, and acknowledged that he faced a tough opponent in Vladimir Putin. Also: Belarus parades the detained opposition journalist Roman Protasevich at a news conference in Minsk; and the American actor Ned Beatty - who appeared in Deliverance and Superman - dies at the age of 83.

    • 29 min
    NATO: America's back at the table

    NATO: America's back at the table

    The head of Nato says it’s a pivotal moment in the seventy–two year history of the organisation, as he urged members to respond to China’s rise and Russia’s aggressive behaviour. Also: the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi has begun in Myanmar and is football still as important for Scotland now its back in the EUROS after a twenty-three year gap?

    • 24 min

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