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

    China abandons key elements of zero-Covid policy

    China abandons key elements of zero-Covid policy

    It follows rare anti-government protests last week across the country. Also: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Saudi Arabia to strengthen China-Arab relations, and 25 people are arrested in Germany on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government.

    • 32 min
    Trump Organization is found guilty of tax crimes

    Trump Organization is found guilty of tax crimes

    The business is synonymous with the former US president Donald Trump but neither he or his family were on trial. Also: Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is found guilty of corruption, and the loneliness of a book signing event.

    • 29 min
    Indonesia outlaws sex outside marriage

    Indonesia outlaws sex outside marriage

    New law also introduces tougher punishment for blasphemy. Also: China bids farewell to its former leader Jiang Zemin, and the actress Kirsty Alley has died at the age of 71.

    • 26 min
    Russia blames Ukraine for attacks on two airfields

    Russia blames Ukraine for attacks on two airfields

    A number of people were killed at the Russian airfields, which Moscow blames on Ukrainian drones. Also: ANC backs South African president over corruption report, and the pioneering tennis coach Nick Bollettieri dies aged 91.

    • 31 min
    Trial begins for 2016 Brussels terror attacks

    Trial begins for 2016 Brussels terror attacks

    Ten men are accused of involvement in the bombings, which killed 32 people. Also: human rights groups in Haiti tell the BBC that gangs control at least 60 percent of the capital city, and the missing remains of the last Tasmanian tiger are discovered.

    • 32 min
    Protestors storm government office in southern Syria

    Protestors storm government office in southern Syria

    There have been a number of deaths during rare demonstrations in the southern Syrian city of Sweida. Also: the Tigrayan force chief in northern Ethiopia says many of his fighters have pulled back from the battle front, and a happy 190th birthday to Jonathan the giant tortoise.

    • 30 min

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