BBC World Service

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Recent Episodes

Opposition says Kenya election results hacked

Opposition leader in Kenya says election poll results showing a strong lead for the president were manipulated. Also, North Korea 'considers strike on US base' and is the Isle of Skye reaching the limit for tourists?

Trump Threatens 'Fury' Against North Korea

The US President promises North Korea will be met with "fire and fury" if it threatens the US. His comments follow a Washington Post report that US intelligence officials believe Pyongyang has produced a nuclear warhead small enough to fit inside its missiles. Also, Jacob Zuma survives his eighth no confidence vote, Kenya goes to the polls, and the American Country singer Glen Campbell dies after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

South Africa's President Zuma facing no-confidence vote

South African MPs debate motion of no confidence in controversial President Jacob Zuma. Also, UN alleges 'excessive force' used by authorities in Venezuela, Kenya's President Kenyatta calls on all sides to respect election result, musical memories of long-lost 'swinging Mogadishu'

Secret ballot for Zuma no-confidence vote

The parliament's speaker, Baleka Mbete, made the ruling after opposition parties took the case to the Constitutional Court. Also, Malaysia detains hundreds in anti-terror raids and Bitcoin soars to record high value.

North Korea Warns US over Sanctions

North Korea vows to retaliate against US for drafting fresh UN sanctions over its banned nuclear weapons programme.

Also, why outspoken prosecutor Carla del Ponte resigned from UN Commission on Syria, South Sudanese rebels report major defeat by government troops, the athletes who aren't allowed to reveal their nationality, and can Europeans be persuaded to eat insects ?

Venezuela arrests over 'uprising attempt'

An attack was launched against a military barracks in the Venezuelan city of Valencia. Also, dozens killed in Afghan attack, and world's largest heart on display in Canada.