BBC Global News Podcast

BBC Global News Podcast

Por Aleph Pukk
En BBC World Service

Jamal Khashoggi: US says Saudi prince approved Khashoggi killing

A US intelligence report has found that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the murder of exiled...

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Nigeria: More than 300 schoolgirls kidnapped

Unidentified gunmen abducted the girls in early morning from a school in Zamfara state. This is latest in a series...

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EU leaders vow to speed up vaccine production

Greece and Austria are urging other EU states to adopt coronavirus vaccination "passports". Also: jailed Putin...

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Armenian leader denounces 'attempted coup'

PM Nikol Pashinyan leads crowds of supporters after the army says he must resign. Also: how elephants in zoos are...

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US says report on Khashoggi murder in Saudi consulate expected 'soon'

A US intelligence report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a Saudi consulate in Istanbul will be...

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Covid: WHO's Covax scheme delivers first vaccines

Ghana is first nation to receive Coronavirus vaccines through sharing initiative. Covax scheme aims to encourage...

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Capitol security officials blame US intelligence failures in January 6 riot response

Testifying to a Senate committee, officials said that the rioters 'came prepared for war'. Also: suspect in Malta...

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UN could suspend aid for N Korea's 'hungry millions'

The UN's World Food Programme says Pyongyang's strict Covid rules could halt its aid. Also: Facebook reverses its ban...

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US Covid-19 deaths pass half a million

President Biden describes it as a truly grim heartbreaking milestone. Also: NASA releases videos of its Perseverance...

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Italian ambassador killed in DR Congo

Luca Attanasio and two others died after a UN convoy was attacked near Goma. Also: Boeing 777 airliners are grounded...

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Myanmar: Huge crowds mourn three demonstrators killed in protests

Thousands of Burmese activists held ceremonies and vigils for those killed by the military authorities as they try to...

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Myanmar: Two protestors shot dead

Myanmar security forces open fire on protestors in the city of Mandalay, in the bloodiest show of force since the...

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G7 leaders pledge billions of dollars for UN global vaccination fund

The jabs will be distributed by the UN's COVAX scheme, also, a more lenient approach to drugs possession in Norway,...

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Harry and Meghan not returning as working members of Royal Family

Buckingham Palace has said Prince Harry and Meghan "remain much loved members of the family". UK Supreme Court rules...

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NASA's Perseverance Rover lands on Mars

The robot will spend the next two years looking for evidence of past life. Also: an inquiry in Colombia finds that...

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US life expectancy falls by a year amid pandemic

The life expectancy for the entire population dropped to 77.8 years. The Australian Prime Minister says his...

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Biden administration to transfer more than 200 million dollars to WHO

Transfer is part of new president's reversal of his predecessor's policies, also, Britain to launch Covid trial with...

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Myanmar: Roads blocked in Yangon as thousands protest

Demonstrators used vehicles to obstruct major roads across city. UN's special rapporteur for Myanmar has warned of...

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Leading Democratic Congressman files federal lawsuit against Donald Trump

Bennie Thompson who chairs the House Homeland Security Committee also accused Mr Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani,...

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Princess Latifa: 'I want to be free'

In secretly recorded messages, the Dubai ruler's daughter says she's being 'held hostage'. Also: Cuba's coronavirus...

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