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

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    Ukraine working on 'next stages' of Mariupol evacuation

    Ukraine working on 'next stages' of Mariupol evacuation

    The fate of more than 260 soldiers taken to Russian controlled territory on Monday remains unclear. Ukraine suggests a prisoner exchange but Moscow has not confirmed this. Also: a study into the behaviour of mosquitos could change the way malaria is tackled across Africa, and Nasa's rover begins work to find life on Mars.

    • 29 min
    Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters evacuated from Mariupol steelworks

    Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters evacuated from Mariupol steelworks

    Many have been admitted to hospital in the Russian controlled town of Novoazovsk. Also: Sri Lanka's new prime minister warns of further difficult months, a huge dust storm hits the Middle East, and how robot-assisted surgery might speed up recovery times.

    • 29 min
    Ukraine: the children's camp that became an execution ground

    Ukraine: the children's camp that became an execution ground

    The authorities in Bucha accuse Russian soldiers of war crimes. Also: North Korea's leader orders his military to help respond to the Covid outbreak; and we report on how some people in the food-producing giant Brazil are struggling to get enough to eat.

    • 26 min
    Finland and Sweden confirm Nato bid

    Finland and Sweden confirm Nato bid

    They want to join the alliance after Russia’s Ukraine invasion. Also, killing of 10 people in US supermarket shooting a “hate crime”, and Tonga’s volcano explosion was biggest in a century.

    • 31 min
    World's most powerful nations 'will never recognise' Ukraine border change

    World's most powerful nations 'will never recognise' Ukraine border change

    The G7 says it will not acknowledge land seized by Russian military action. Also: thousands of pro-life supporters march in the US, and India bans wheat exports with immediate effect.

    • 27 min
    Violence at funeral for Al Jazeera reporter

    Violence at funeral for Al Jazeera reporter

    Israeli police with riot-gear hit mourners saying they were pelted with stones, as crowds carried the coffin. Also: Russia to suspend electricity supply to Finland, and critics praise "thrilling" Top Gun movie sequel.

    • 32 min

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