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The best stories, interviews and on the spot reporting from around the world including highlights from News hour, The World Today and World Briefing. Up to 30 minutes compiled twice a day from the 24 hour News coverage from the BBC World Service.

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12
JUL
10am

UK elite forces killed Afghan detainees, BBC finds

A BBC investigation has found evidence that British special forces, the SAS, killed dozens of detained and unarmed men more than a decade ago. Also, thousands of mourners pay tribute to the former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, who was assassinated last week. And conservationists in Malawi drive hundreds of elephants to a new home.
11
JUL
7pm

Date is set for a new British prime minister

Governing Conservative party announces rules and a date for a new leader to take charge. Also: Ukraine says thousands of soldiers are missing since Russia invaded, Britain’s gold medal winning Olympian Mo Farah says he was trafficked in to the country as a child and Monty Norman, the composer of the timeless James Bond theme, has died.
11
JUL
10am

Russia shuts down main gas pipeline to Germany

Moscow says move is temporary but Berlin fears it may become permanent. Also: Former Trump adviser to testify at Capitol riot hearing, India to surpass China as most populous country and grey squirrel birth control plan.
10
JUL
7pm

Sri Lanka President 'is no longer in the country'

The speaker of parliament says President Rajapaksa will return by Wednesday and step down. Also: the South African president vows to tackle violent crime after a weekend of deadly shootings; and leaked documents reveal how some top European politicians secretly helped the taxi service, Uber.
09
JUL
7pm

Sri Lanka’s president to resign after palace stormed

Protesters descended on his official residence and set the prime minister's house on fire. Also: thousands have marched to the US capital to protest the reversal of abortion rights, and we speak to actor Daisy Edgar-Jones about their female-dominated creative team for their new film, ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’.
08
JUL
7pm

President Biden signs order on abortion access

The executive order aims to boost protection for women seeking an abortion. Also: Elon Musk pulls out of his multi-billion dollar deal to buy Twitter, we report from the Turkish border with Syria where the last aid corridor into rebel-held north-west Syria is in danger of closing, and reflections on the 50th anniversary of The Godfather.
08
JUL
10am

PM assassinated at election campaign

Japan’s longest serving prime minister, Shinzo Abe, was shot in the city of Nara. Also: In Switzerland, former heads of FIFA and UEFA are cleared of corruption charges, the Ukrainian city of Sloviansk prepares to use drones to defend itself and a pilot study reveals microplastics in the meat, milk and blood of farm animals.
07
JUL
8pm

PM

On Thursday, Boris Johnson resigned as leader of the Conservative party following one of the most turbulent periods in British political history. Also: convicted ex-president Blaise Compaore returns to Burkina Faso, and the Godfather actor James Caan dies aged 82.
06
JUL
8pm

PM defies calls to resign despite cabinet revolt

Boris Johnson tells cabinet ministers he will not quit, as support dwindles across the ranks of the governing Conservative Party. Also: hundreds at large after Nigeria prison break, and England's women start Euro 2022 with win over Austria.
06
JUL
10am

PM vows to continue after more ministers resign

Boris Johnson said his government was delivering results for the country. Also: thousands of mourners attend a mass funeral for teenagers in South Africa who died in mysterious circumstances at a nightclub, and we hear about controversial plans at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power station eleven years after the disaster.

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