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

Turkish president declares state of emergency

Turkey's president Erdogan declares a three-month state of emergency / US to seize more than 1 billion dollars in Malaysia probe / How most important crater on the moon was made

Turkey purge widens to education

More than 50,000 people suspended or arrested in Turkey after failed coup / German authorities investigate IS connections of axe attacker / Excitement over earth-like planets

IOC discusses Russia's participation at Rio Olympics

It's unclear if Russia will be banned from Rio Games because of state-sponsored doping; Turkey insists it will act within the rule of law in dealing with coup plotters; World's 'oldest' female prisoner released from Bangladesh jail

Police purge in Turkey after failed coup

Purge in Turkey continues after failed coup with thousands of police officers suspended / French PM booed at Nice memorial / Iraqi marshlands become World Heritage Site