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Global News Podcast

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

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Interesting

By scared senior - Sep 21 2019
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Thanks for a concise way to learn more about the real situation in the world. I learn about news that is not covered in US. Thankful. GC

Great podcast

By sitoth1st - Jun 14 2019
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Unbiased and comprehensive news cast.... love this podcast!!!

iTunes Ratings

3271 Ratings
Average Ratings
2316
475
191
137
152

Interesting

By scared senior - Sep 21 2019
Read more
Thanks for a concise way to learn more about the real situation in the world. I learn about news that is not covered in US. Thankful. GC

Great podcast

By sitoth1st - Jun 14 2019
Read more
Unbiased and comprehensive news cast.... love this podcast!!!
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Global News Podcast

Updated about 14 hours ago

Rank #22 in News category

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

Rank #1: Saudis say weapons prove Iran behind recent oil attacks

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Saudi Arabia says missile and drone debris shows Yemen was not the source of the assaults. Also: California barred from setting own emission rules, and India bans e-cigarettes.
Sep 18 2019
29 mins
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Rank #2: Israeli election result too close to call

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Exit polls suggest there will be no clear winner in Israel's second election in five months. Also: US officials say Saudi oil attack drones launched from Iran, and soot pollution particles "cross the placenta".
Sep 17 2019
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Rank #3: Petrol bombs and water cannon amid Hong Kong clashes

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Violence breaks out after thousands defy a police ban to march as unrest continues unabated. Also: Tunisia holds second free presidential election and why are thousands flocking to corgi cafes?
Sep 15 2019
28 mins
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Rank #4: USAID says hurricane damage in Bahamas looks like aftermath of nuclear bomb

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The head of the US agency for international development says the agency is working with the government of the Bahamas to provide emergency shelter, medical care, food and water. Also: the Taliban says the US has most to lose from cancelled talks, and the Spanish singer Camilo Sesto dies, aged 72.
Sep 08 2019
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Rank #5: Governments Unprepared for Global Pandemic

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WHO says flu-like pandemic can spread in just 36 hours and kill 80 million around the world. After the attacks on its oil facilities, Saudi Arabia says another war is the last thing the region needs; and what's happened to Delhi's only privately-owned elephant.
Sep 18 2019
28 mins
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Rank #6: Turkey wants to return three million refugees to safe zone in Syria

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Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the zone needed to be extended for the goal to be met. Also: Boris Johnson attacked by Luxembourg PM over Brexit, and scientists think they have found a way to stop the common cold.
Sep 16 2019
29 mins
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Rank #7: Brexit showdown in UK parliament

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British MPs reject government's calls for a snap election hours before a five-week suspension of parliament. Also: Trump says Afghan peace talks are dead, and a major operation is underway to save thousands of fish in the Darling River in Australia.
Sep 09 2019
28 mins
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Rank #8: Iran Foreign Minister's 'surprise' visit to G7 summit

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US officials at the G7 summit in Biarritz have expressed surprise at the unscheduled visit by Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Also: violent clashes intensify amid Hong Kong protests, and marking forty years since a landmark flamenco record was released in Spain.
Aug 25 2019
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Rank #9: Queen approves Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament

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There’s been outrage among opposition MPs after the Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will suspend parliament just before Britain is due to leave the EU. He insists the decision was not motivated by a desire to force through a no deal Brexit. Also: Italy looks set to form a new coalition government and a skull that’s more than 3 million years old shines a new light on human evolution.
Aug 28 2019
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Rank #10: British government minister, Amber Rudd, resigns over PM's Brexit stance

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Amber Rudd said she no longer believed leaving the European Union with a deal was the British government's "main objective". Also: Russia and Ukraine in landmark prisoner exchange, and climate protestors hold red carpet sit-in at Venice Film Festival.
Sep 07 2019
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Rank #11: Spat escalates between French and Brazilian Presidents

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Jair Bolsonaro, escalates dispute with his French counterpart over fires raging in the Amazon; The women who've accused the late American financier, Jeffrey Epstein, of abusing them sexually have their day in court; How insects could be the future of pet food - as long as they're treated humanely...
Aug 27 2019
26 mins
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Rank #12: Macron calls for unity at G7 summit to tackle trade issues

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The French President Emmanuel Macron said he will try to convince the G7 leaders that tensions, especially trade tensions, were bad for everybody. Also: Brazilian officials say hundreds of new fires are now burning in the Amazon region, and NASA is reported to be investigating the first allegation of a crime in space.
Aug 24 2019
27 mins
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Rank #13: No-deal Brexit papers warn of shortages and riots

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Riots on the streets, food price rises and reduced medical supplies are real risks of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, a government document has said. Also: Water has been found on a potentially habitable planet, and commemorations have been held across America to mark 18 years since the 9/11 attacks.
Sep 11 2019
26 mins
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Rank #14: Fukushima: Radioactive water may be dumped in Pacific

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More than a million tonnes of water that has been used to cool melted reactors is kept in giant tanks. Did President Trump's actions put a top US spy in jeopardy ? Plus convicted of trying to attend a football match - an Iranian female football fan who set herself on fire a week ago has died.
Sep 10 2019
28 mins
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Rank #15: John Bolton: Trump's national security adviser is out

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Mr Bolton had disagreed with the president on a number of foreign policy challenges from Afghanistan to Iran. Also: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows to annex occupied Jordan Valley; and why social media influencers that get paid millions of dollars per post are here to stay.
Sep 10 2019
27 mins
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Rank #16: Trump says US and China to resume trade talks

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President Donald Trump said the two countries will 'very shortly' resume discussions. International leaders at the G7 summit have agree to provide logistical and financial support to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest. Plus how a vast 'pumice raft' drifting through the Pacific Ocean could help the Great Barrier Reef.
Aug 26 2019
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Rank #17: Amazon fires: Brazil's President chairs emergency meeting on crisis

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President Jair Bolsonaro considers options for tackling fires across Amazon rainforest. Several countries have expressed concern over destruction of precious habitat - and possible impact on global warming.

Also, Russia launches world's first floating nuclear power-station, and how 'body positivity' is a top theme at biggest arts festival on earth.
Aug 23 2019
30 mins
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Rank #18: Trump's military command for space warfare

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President Trump announces a new command, saying enemies of the US are weaponising earth's orbit and threatening its vital interests. Also: why there's no single 'gay gene', and the car driven with another car on its roof
Aug 29 2019
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Rank #19: Drone Attacks on Saudi Oil Facilities

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Houthi rebels claim responsibility for attacks which the UN fears may severely limit production. Also, African leaders attend the state funeral of Robert Mugabe, but few Zimbabweans turn out; and the solid gold toilet stolen from an English palace.
Sep 14 2019
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Rank #20: Brazil sends army to tackle Amazon fires

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President Jair Bolsonaro orders soldiers to be sent to the region, after pressure from European Union leaders. Also: Trump says US firms "hereby ordered to quit China", and vets harvest eggs from the last two surviving female northern white rhinos in Kenya.
Aug 24 2019
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