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

Olympics ban remains for Russian athletes

Russian track and field athletes remain banned from Olympics due to doping claims, mood in Turkey on first day of state of emergency, why Malawian parents hire man to have sex with their daughters

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