Global News Podcast
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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends
22 JAN 2022
Yemen: scores killed in air strike on prison
Saudi-led coalition steps up air strikes on Houthi rebel targets. Also: there's cautious optimism as Russia and the US agree to futher talks over Ukraine, and Che Guevera's daughter publishes a book of his very personal letters.
31 min
21 JAN 2022
Ukraine tension: US and Russia hold talks
Both sides said they were open to further dialogue. Also, the UN says initial estimates of the effects of Typhoon Rai that hit the Philippines last month badly underestimated the damage it caused and, tributes are paid to the singer Meatloaf who's died aged 74.
29 min
21 JAN 2022
Many feared dead after huge explosion in Ghana
Videos show many destroyed buildings near the mining town of Bogoso. Also: Ukraine hits back at Biden amid Russia tensions, and teenage pilot Zara Rutherford completes solo round the world record.
30 min
20 JAN 2022
Former Pope Benedict accused of failing to act over child abuse cases
Report claims he failed to act to prevent abuse when he was Archbishop of Munich. Also, the ICRC is targeted by cyber hackers and, the first aid flights arrive in Tonga.
31 min
20 JAN 2022
Biden believes Putin will 'move in' on Ukraine
The US President has warned that Washington will do significant harm to Russia if it decides to invade Ukraine. Also: DR Congo inmates found guilty of rape during prison riot, and airlines cancel dozens of flights to the US because of safety concerns surrounding aircraft altimeters and 5G technology.
29 min
19 JAN 2022
British PM under increasing pressure to go
Boris Johnson is accused of misleading people about lockdown parties; US urges Russia to take "peaceful path" as fears mount of a new invasion of Ukraine. And we remember the ground breaking life of the African American journalist André Leon Talley.
27 min
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