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BBC Global News Podcast

Por Aleph Pukk
En BBC World Service

New Covid variant spreads across Europe

Omicron strain detected in Belgium, Britain, Germany and Italy. Also: the story of one victim of...

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WHO labels new coronavirus strain

Omicron designated fifth variant "of concern" and could be more resistant to vaccines. Also:...

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New coronavirus variant emerges in South Africa

Several countries impose travel restrictions on the region. Also: the French President accuses...

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UN says migrant deaths were avoidable

The UN Refugee Agency warns that closing off legal routes to people seeking asylum will lead to...

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Poland-Belarus border migrant crisis

Poland says 200 migrants tried to cross with the help of Belarus guards. Also: the French...

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Dozens drown in migrant boat sinking

Tragedy happened in the waters between France and Britain; three US men guilty of murdering a...

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US declares three IS leaders in Afghanistan 'global terrorists'

The action - which follows a series of major attacks by Islamic State - makes it illegal to have...

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US and others coordinate mass release from strategic oil reserves

The move is part of a major effort to moderate fuel prices. Also: Bulgaria launches an...

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Dozens killed in bus crash on Bulgarian motorway

Many people died when a bus returning to North Macedonia caught fire. Also: Turkish lira...

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Concern spreads across Europe over Covid-19

Latest phase sees some countries report highest ever rates. Also: ICRC operations director makes...

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At least 5 dead as car ploughs into US Christmas parade

Police in Wisconsin question the man who drove through crowds of people. Also, Austria announces...

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Chinese tennis star tells IOC she's safe

The Chinese tennis star, Peng Shuai, who disappeared after alleging a sexual assault, tells the...

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Tens of thousands of Austrians protest against anti-Covid measures

The Austrian Chancellor defends his plans to make vaccination mandatory. Also: Afghanistan's...

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Kyle Rittenhouse cleared over Kenosha killings

The US teenager who shot dead two men during racial unrest has been found not guilty of homicide...

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Austria orders full lockdown as Covid surges

Days after imposing a lockdown on the unvaccinated, Vienna announces a full nationwide Covid-19...

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Austria orders full lockdown as Covid surges

Days after imposing a lockdown on the unvaccinated, Vienna announces a full nationwide Covid-19...

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Poland says Belarus has cleared a migrant camp on its border

More than a thousand people trying to reach Poland from Belarus have been moved to a warehouse....

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Germany approves new Coronavirus measures

MPs in German approve urgent measures to control Covid-19 following another big leap in the...

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Two men convicted of killing Malcolm X to be exonerated

A Manhattan district attorney says Muhammed Aziz and Khalil Islam did not get the justice they...

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Delhi shuts schools and colleges as air pollution worsens

It's the latest measure to try to clear the toxic smog in the Indian capital. Also: new protests...

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