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

    Explosions heard in Russian occupied Crimea

    Explosions heard in Russian occupied Crimea

    They come as UN chief warns of catastrophe at a nuclear plant where there's fighting. Also; could more legal headaches be mounting for Donald Trump? And, Indian police arrest a gang of fraudsters who had set up an entire fake police station to extort local residents.

    • 31 min
    UN chief in Ukraine amid nuclear plant alarm

    UN chief in Ukraine amid nuclear plant alarm

    Ukraine president calls for UN to ensure security of Zaporizhzhia power plant which is occupied by Russian forces. Also: Israel closes the offices of several top Palestinian human rights organisations saying they're linked to terrorist groups, and why the authorities in Japan want young people in the country to drink more sake, whisky, beer and wine - indeed any alcoholic drink they fancy.

    • 31 min
    'Many casualties feared' in Kabul mosque blast

    'Many casualties feared' in Kabul mosque blast

    A local hospital says children are among those injured in the Afghan capital. Also: the scandal engulfing the Greek government - after the phones of journalists and activists were accessed by spyware, and NASA prepares to launch its new rocket - in the hope that one day Man - or Woman - will return to the moon.

    • 29 min
    Cheney blasts Trump after defeat in Republican primary

    Cheney blasts Trump after defeat in Republican primary

    Trump's most vocal Republican critic, Liz Cheney, says she will do whatever it takes to prevent Donald Trump returning to the White House after being ousted in the Wyoming primary by a Trump endorsed candidate. Also: Australia's former Prime Minister, Scott Morrison defends taking on five extra portfolios during the coronavirus pandemic, and why Jews are leaving Russia for Israel.

    • 31 min
    African leaders welcome Kenya's peaceful election

    African leaders welcome Kenya's peaceful election

    Uganda, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe congratulate William Ruto who has been declared president - but the opposition leader Raila Odinga rejects the result. Also: A NZ family find human remains in suitcases they bought at auction, and the bid to bring the Tasmanian tiger back from extinction.

    • 29 min
    Kenya's opposition leader rejects presidential election result

    Kenya's opposition leader rejects presidential election result

    Raila Odinga says the figures are "null and void" after narrowly losing to William Ruto. Four electoral commissioners say there were significant flaws in the vote tallying process. Also: Russia's Defence Ministry admits that an ammunition depot in Crimea has been damaged by sabotage, and the smoky mouse in Australia - and efforts to protect dozens of threatened species from extinction.

    • 29 min

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