Ukraine marks 2 years since Russia's full-scale invasion
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by BBC World Service
7h ago
Visiting Western leaders have pledged their solidarity, but Kyiv say more weapons are what's really needed. The body of the Kremlin critic, Alexei Navalny, is handed to his mother after a battle with Russian authorities, and the video of a professional female golfer being mansplained to by a stranger about how to improve her swing that's gone viral ..read more
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The Happy Pod: Hurtling into History
Global News Podcast
by BBC World Service
23h ago
This week, we hear from Africa's first bobsleigh champion. Also: the Spanish football club doing its bit to make the beautiful game greener. And how foxes are providing therapy in the Florida Keys ..read more
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Russia threatens to bury Navalny in arctic prison
Global News Podcast
by BBC World Service
1d ago
A spokesperson for Alexei Navalny's mother says she was given an ultimatum on whether to choose this or accept a secret funeral without mourners. Also: The EU unblocks $150 billion of funding for Poland, originally frozen over a rule-of-law dispute with the former conservative government, and the discovery in China of a 'dragon like' fossil that predates dinosaurs ..read more
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Ukraine Two Years On – Your Questions Answered
Global News Podcast
by BBC World Service
2d ago
For two years, the Russian president Vladimir Putin has been waging a brutal conflict in Ukraine - the bloodiest in Europe since the Second World War. But after tens of thousands of deaths on both sides who has the upper hand? What is life like in Ukraine, and Russia, today? And when will the killing end? The Global News Podcast and Ukrainecast have come together to answer your questions ..read more
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US announces new sanctions on Russia over death of Navalny
Global News Podcast
by BBC World Service
2d ago
The measures include export restrictions on firms and individuals. Also, firefighters in Spain work to gain access to a burned out apartment building to search for people still missing and, the funeral of the athlete Kelvin Kiptum takes place in Kenya ..read more
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Alexei Navalny's mother is shown body
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by BBC World Service
2d ago
Mrs Navalnaya finally saw his remains on Wednesday after investigators secretly took her to a morgue outside the remote prison in Russia where he collapsed and died. Also: Firefighters in the Spanish city of Valencia have been trying to rescue people from a 14-storey building that's gone up in flames, and scientists finally work out the mystery surrounding why some of the largest whales in the ocean produce their haunting and complex songs ..read more
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Albania approves deal to hold migrants in Italy
Global News Podcast
by BBC World Service
3d ago
Albania has agreed to host two migrant processing centres that will be fully run by Italy, under a deal that worries many human rights activists. Also: Former Brazilian footballer Dani Alves is jailed in Spain for four and a half years for a sex attack, and the mystery of a village menaced by poison pen letters 100 years ago is turned into a film ..read more
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Ukrainian air strike 'kills dozens of Russians'
Global News Podcast
by BBC World Service
3d ago
A Russian official confirmed that a strike took place but described the reports as 'grossly exaggerated'. Also: Israel's parliament overwhelmingly backs a resolution by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejecting any unilateral recognition of a Palestinian state, and why young women are key to creating new words ..read more
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UK deterrent missile fails second test in a row
Global News Podcast
by BBC World Service
4d ago
The missile's booster rockets are reported to have failed and it landed in the sea close to the launch site. The failure is highly embarrassing for both the UK and the US manufacturer of the Trident missile. Also: new research links some of the world's largest meat-packing companies to illegal deforestation in Brazil, and the Premier League tackles online abuse of players and their families ..read more
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WHO transfers patients out of Nasser hospital in Gaza
Global News Podcast
by BBC World Service
4d ago
UN doctors were granted access to the hospital in southern Gaza, days after it was raided by Israeli forces. Also: Pakistan political parties reach formal coalition agreement, and does exercise have the same benefits for both men and women ..read more
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