BBC World Service

The BBC World Service provides international news and analysis from around the globe in 28 languages. Their global network of correspondents provides impartial news and reports on location.

Recent Episodes

Russia using Iranian airbase for bombing-raids on Syria

How Russia's use of an Iranian airbase fit into its wider Middle East strategy, Indian human-trafficking victims escape to build new lives, renowned broadcaster Ira Glass on the craft of story-telling

Trump's foreign policy 'realism'

How the US Republican presidential nominee plans to combat radical Islamic terrorism, Zambian president re-elected amid claims of vote rigging, Corsica burkini ban, silver medal marriage proposal

South African woman jailed for kidnapping baby girl

10 years in jail for woman who abducted baby and raised her as her own child, Kashmiris continue demand for independence from India, does online porn damage young men's sexual health ?

Video shows missing Chibok girls

Kurdish forces advance on IS-held Mosul, Mexico gang leaves heads in iceboxes near government building, Preserving Pompeii

Records in Rio

Some question results of Olympics records in Rio; 'burkini' swimwear banned in France; old sharks, and baby tarantulas