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

    US announces $1bn of military aid for Ukraine

    US announces $1bn of military aid for Ukraine

    The US package to Ukraine will include rockets, ammunition and more precision missiles. Also: Fire at Cuba oil facility spreads; the actress and singer Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73.

    • 25 min
    Gaza's only power plant re-starts generating electricity

    Gaza's only power plant re-starts generating electricity

    Much needed aid and fuel begin arriving after a ceasefire ends three days of conflict. Also: a report says Russia is struggling to replenish its stocks of weapons because they contain high-tech components only made in the West, and retiring at the age of 103 - the British actress bowing out from the world's longest running soap opera.

    • 30 min
    US Senate passes landmark climate and healthcare bill

    US Senate passes landmark climate and healthcare bill

    The legislation includes billions of dollars to fight climate change. Also: Hopes as Gaza ceasefire comes into effect, and Carlo Bonomi - the voice of Pingu the penguin dies at the age of 85.

    • 30 min
    'Russian rockets damaged part of nuclear plant at Zaporizhzhia'

    'Russian rockets damaged part of nuclear plant at Zaporizhzhia'

    Ukraine says Russian rockets hit part of the giant nuclear plant but Russia blames Ukraine for it. Also: Gaza death toll rises as Israel targets militants, and The Seekers lead singer Judith Durham dies aged 79.

    • 27 min
    Israel strikes Gaza killing top militant

    Israel strikes Gaza killing top militant

    Palestinian militants from Islamic Jihad fire dozens of rockets into Israel in response. Also; Russia and Ukraine say shells have hit the site of Europe's biggest nuclear power plant, at Zaporizhzhia, and the busiest climbing season ever for K2 the savage killer mountain.

    • 30 min
    China halts co-operation with US over climate change and defence

    China halts co-operation with US over climate change and defence

    It's in retaliation for Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, as China continues its military show of force for a second day. Also: what are Russian forces up to at Ukraine's largest nuclear power plant? And the Bangladeshi man arrested for singing out of tune.

    • 26 min

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