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

Neymar: Paris St-Germain Must Pay $260m

Barcelona tell Paris St-Germain they must pay world record fee for Neymar to join them.

Also, continuing hardship for civilians in Mosul, ANC MP says she's faced death-threats for criticising Jacob Zuma, and how is Australia coping with its growing diversity ?

Afghan mosque blast kills dozens

The explosion at the Jawadia mosque in north west Afghanistan, coincided with evening prayers. Also, Venezuela seizes key opposition leaders and what did the first flower look like?

Venezuela: Key Opposition Leaders Arrested

Relatives of two prominent Venezuelan opposition leaders say they're under house arrest, after being accused of inciting violence during anti-government protests.

Also, in Turkey almost 500 people go on trial accused of involvement in failed coup, how modern-day slavery is more profitable than ever, and what do jihadists do in their downtime ?

Scaramucci sacked as Trump media chief

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has been fired after fewer than ten days in the post. Also, US imposes sanctions on Venezuela leader, and the playwright and actor Sam Shepard dies aged 73.

Kabul: Gun Battle at Iraqi Embassy

Afghan security forces battle gunmen following suicide-attack outside Iraqi embassy. IS claims it carried out the assault. Also, Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro claims victory after controversial election, renowned French film star Jeanne Moreau dies at 89, and a Tanzanian albino band uses music to tackle prejudice

Venezuelans Killed Ahead of Election

Several people have been killed in Venezuela as voting takes place in a divisive election for a new assembly to rewrite the constitution. Also, President Putin confirms US diplomats are to be expelled from Russia, a woman campaigning against male guardianship in Saudi Arabia is freed, and commemorations take place in Belgium to mark one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War.