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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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    Netanyahu calls Rafah operation a 'tragic mishap'

    Netanyahu calls Rafah operation a 'tragic mishap'

    The air strike targeted leaders of Hamas but killed dozens of Palestinians instead. The UN Security council has called an emergency meeting to discuss the incident, with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres describing the situation in southern Gaza as "a horror that had to stop". Also on the podcast: a series of explosions have hit the Russian-held city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, China bans a famous influencer from social media for boasting about his wealth, and why people flock from around the world to chase a wheel of cheese down a hill.

    • 28 min
    Israel faces growing condemnation of air strike on Rafah

    Israel faces growing condemnation of air strike on Rafah

    Hamas says dozens of civilians were killed; Israel says it was targeting Hamas compound. Also: more than 2,000 people are now feared dead after Friday's landslide in Papua New Guinea, and the FBI investigates hundreds of treasures believed to have been stolen from the British Museum.

    • 30 min
    Hundreds feared 'buried alive' under Papua New Guinea landslide

    Hundreds feared 'buried alive' under Papua New Guinea landslide

    Officials say an entire village in a mountainous area of the north of the country was obliterated in the early hours of Friday morning. Rescuers are reported to be at risk because the land is still moving. Also: Palestinian health officials say Israel has carried out a deadly airstrike on an area for displaced people in southern Gaza and rehabilitating the humble pigeon - which has apparently been unfairly maligned in recent years.

    • 28 min
    Fatalities in Kharkiv following Russian strike on superstore

    Fatalities in Kharkiv following Russian strike on superstore

    President Zelensky denounced the deadly airstrike on the crowded DIY superstore as an act of Russian madness. Also: massive fire at games arcade in India, and the Disney composer Richard Sherman dies aged 95.

    • 32 min
    The Happy Pod: The opera singing rescue dog

    The Happy Pod: The opera singing rescue dog

    How an injured greyhound found her voice, accompanying her adopted human 'big sister' while she plays the piano. Georgia, who now has a huge social media following, has a particular talent for opera.
    Also: The man who nearly became America's first black astronaut finally makes it into space -- the oldest person ever to do so. Meanwhile the spaceships of the future, imagined by children from around the world, have been flying over New York. We meet the man who spent twelve years fighting to save a forest from mining - and won. And, after seagull boy and lion girl, goat woman.
    Our weekly collection of happy news and positive stories from around the world.

    • 27 min
    Top UN court orders Israel to stop Rafah offensive

    Top UN court orders Israel to stop Rafah offensive

    In a dramatic move, the International Court of Justice supported a South African request that Israel should halt its operation in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Also: US missionaries killed in Haiti gang violence, and Super Size Me director Morgan Spurlock dies aged 53.

    • 31 min

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6.4K Ratings

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