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

President Trump bans transgender people from the US military

President Trump bans transgender people from the US military, reversing his predecessor's policy and citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption".

Also today: Princess Diana's brother tells of the nightmares he still suffers -- almost twenty years after her death.

One of the Democratic Republic of Congo's most notorious warlords surrenders to UN peacekeepers.

And new hope for HIV sufferers.

EU approves push back of asylum seekers

European court rules that migrants must apply for asylum in first EU country they reach. Also, Britain is to ban the production of petrol and diesel cars by the year 2040 and trying to understand office jargon.

Obamacare repeal wins key vote in US Senate

President Trump's attempt to replace Obamacare narrowly clears first hurdle / Libya's 2 most powerful leaders agree conditional ceasefire / India's vanishing monuments

Israel Removes Metal-detectors from Holy Site

Muslim leaders tell worshippers to continue boycott of East Jerusalem site, despite change of Israeli security policy. Also, Vietnamese police arrest prominent dissident, why melting of Greenland ice-sheets could affect entire world, and how money can buy happiness