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

    Somali hotel siege ends after lengthy battle

    Somali hotel siege ends after lengthy battle

    A number of civilians died after al-Shabab militants stormed a hotel near the presidential palace in Mogadishu. Also: demonstrations in China over Covid restrictions appear to have died down, and Nigeria praises UK museum for returning Benin Bronzes.

    • 30 min
    Europol dismantle massive drugs 'super cartel'

    Europol dismantle massive drugs 'super cartel'

    Police say it controlled around a third of Europe's cocaine trade. Also: China seeks to end widespread protests against coronavirus restrictions, and why Bob Dylan is having to apologise to his fans.

    • 30 min
    China Covid protests spread to major cities

    China Covid protests spread to major cities

    In defiant scenes not usually seen in China, demonstrators have called for President Xi Jinping to stand down. Also: Italy declares a state of emergency on the island of Ischia following a deadly landslide, and a Frenchman who was sacked for refusing to join work parties wins the legal right to be boring.

    • 28 min
    Pakistan: Imran Khan hosts huge protest rally

    Pakistan: Imran Khan hosts huge protest rally

    The former prime minister greeted hundreds of thousands of supporters in Rawalpindi, weeks after he was shot at a similar event. Also: the US has banned the sale of Chinese technology amid security fears, and 100 years after Tutankhamun's tomb was uncovered, we examine the role that Egyptian archaeologists played in the discovery.

    • 28 min
    UN urges Russia and Ukraine to protect POWs

    UN urges Russia and Ukraine to protect POWs

    Human rights officials raise concerns as evidence emerges of possible summary executions by both sides. Also: Iranian activists say the security forces have opened fire on protesters in the eastern province of Sistan-Balochistan, and a musical based on the life of Nelson Mandela is set to open in London.

    • 30 min
    Ukraine: Millions face winter without power

    Ukraine: Millions face winter without power

    First lady Zelenska says Ukraine will endure cold and blackouts caused by Russian bombs. Also: scientists say they have made a breakthrough designing a vaccine against all 20 known types of flu, and is it time to end gender specific categories in film and TV awards?

    • 31 min

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