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

Rio set for the Olympic opening ceremony

Organisers keep details of ceremony secret as the world prepares for Olympics to start, at least 13 people killed in attack on Assam marketplace, why some Russians revere Ivan the Terrible

ANC suffers serious reversals in South African local elections.

With most votes counted, ANC heading for its worst result since the end of Apartheid; Donald Trump's wife rejects claims she violated US visa restrictions when working as a model in the 1990s; Letting sleeping birds fly - how do they stay aloft and sleep at the same time ?