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Latest Stories from BBC World Service

PM: From Homs To Budapest: Hamza's Journey

Friday, September 04 2015 01:00 AM

Iraq's Christian militias / Nigeria's army chief on Boko Haram / Streetwise polar bears

AM: Drowned migrant boy mourned

Friday, September 04 2015 01:00 AM

Trump 'not to run as independent' / US clerk jailed in gay marriage row / Egypt jails belly dancers

PM: Chaos at Budapest train station

Thursday, September 03 2015 01:00 AM

China parades its military might, Guatemala president resigns, Earth has 'three trillion' trees

AM: EU struggles with migrant influx

Wednesday, September 02 2015 01:00 AM

Former Congolese warlord on trial / Obama secures senate support for Iran deal / Donald Duck's wartime service

PM: Austrian police rescue migrants from sealed truck

Wednesday, September 02 2015 01:00 AM

Austrian police rescue migrants from sealed truck / Congolese rebel leader "The Terminator" on trial / Has the West abandoned Syria ?

AM: Hungary defends treatment of migrants

Tuesday, September 01 2015 01:00 AM

Syrian migrant's journey / Pope forgiveness for abortions / US tough baby names

PM: Migrants barred at Budapest train station

Tuesday, September 01 2015 01:00 AM

Migrants barred at Budapest train station / On the frontline against IS in northern Iraq / New Zealand's search for a new flag

AM: Vienna Commemorates Migrant Dead

Tuesday, September 01 2015 01:00 AM

Ukraine violence outside Parliament / Jain death fast legal / Tokyo's iconic Hotel Akura closes

PM: French PM's warning over EU migrant crisis

Monday, August 31 2015 01:00 AM

French PM's warning over EU migrant crisis / IS tries to destroy main Palmyra temple / Is Australia becoming a "nanny state" ?

AM: France criticises Eastern European countries over migrants

Sunday, August 30 2015 01:00 AM

France criticises Eastern European countries over migrants / Al-Jazeera trial: Amal Clooney urges pardon / 'Awakenings' author and neurologist Oliver Sacks dies

AM: Tighter Train Security For Europe

Saturday, August 29 2015 01:00 AM

Al Jazeera journalists sentenced to jail / Beirut rubbish protests / What makes a good national anthem?

AM: Former president Bush returns to Katrina

Saturday, August 29 2015 01:00 AM

International concern over Europe migrants / Distributing 3D cameras / The genius of neurosis

PM: Seventy-one migrants found dead in Austria truck

Friday, August 28 2015 01:00 AM

200 migrants feared dead in Libya sinkings / Vatican ex-envoy dies ahead of abuse trial / Baghdad Green Zone to 'open up'

AM: Austrian police find dead migrants

Thursday, August 27 2015 01:00 AM

Obama visits New Orleans / Two Iraqi generals killed / Uranium bank in Kazakhstan

PM: Vienna migrant summit considers EU policy

Thursday, August 27 2015 01:00 AM

Erosion threatens Cajun culture / Controlled aggression in the anger room / The sounds of climate change

AM: US TV journalists killer dead

Wednesday, August 26 2015 01:00 AM

US TV journalists killer dead / South Sudan peace deal signed / Kenya doping ban

PM: The long road from war zones to Europe

Wednesday, August 26 2015 01:00 AM

Pulling teeth for peace in South Sudan / Chinese markets frighten investors / Do you suffer from blind mind's eye ?

AM: French train attack 'premeditated'

Wednesday, August 26 2015 01:00 AM

Turkey to join anti-IS air campaign / Lebanon's rubbish crisis / Gujarat's well-heeled protestors

PM: China tries to end stock market turmoil

Tuesday, August 25 2015 01:00 AM

How Greece copes with migrant influx / Scientists confident about new flu vaccine / Is it wrong to see IS as "medieval" ?

AM: North and South Korea agree deal

Monday, August 24 2015 01:00 AM

Sierra Leone discharges last ebola patient / 'I am clean' says Blatter / Fashion houses buy crocodile farms

PM: Anxiety on global markets over China

Monday, August 24 2015 01:00 AM

France honours men who thwarted train attack / The rise of "Corbymania" / One Direction go in different directions

AM: IS Destroy Palmyra Temple

Sunday, August 23 2015 01:00 AM

Beirut protests over uncollected rubbish / Usain Bolt strikes Gold / Train hero speaks

AM: Praise for the handling of a gunman

Saturday, August 22 2015 01:00 AM

The hotel run by refugees / The Dismaland queues / Santa is bankrupt

AM: Macedonia to open border to migrants

Saturday, August 22 2015 01:00 AM

IS deputy leader killed / Yemen crisis / Nurse puts herself back together after breaking bones

PM: Tear gas fired at migrants in Macedonia

Friday, August 21 2015 01:00 AM

New Syriza breakaway party / Hidden Nazi gold train / An obesity 'master switch' / Mao's bodyguard dies

AM: Greece's snap election

Friday, August 21 2015 01:00 AM

British embassy to reopen in Tehran / Hottest July in history / Pool atop ten-storey buildings

PM: Bomb targets Egypt security building

Thursday, August 20 2015 01:00 AM

North and South Korea exchange gunfire / Inside a Yazidi and PKK military training camp / Deep sea treasure

AM: Pistorius prison release delayed

Wednesday, August 19 2015 01:00 AM

Israeli court suspends Palestinian's detention / 'Coal error' over China's CO2 / Sweetgrass and mosquitoes

PM: The challenge for world athletics' new head Seb Coe

Wednesday, August 19 2015 01:00 AM

Bangkok bomber 'is part of network' / Pill to boost female sex drive / Palmyra archaeologist 'killed by IS'

AM: Hunt for Thai bomb 'suspect'

Wednesday, August 19 2015 01:00 AM

Putin in Crimea / Scottish Catholic apology / 'Near-complete human brain' grown in lab

PM: Thai PM pledges to catch Bangkok bomber

Tuesday, August 18 2015 01:00 AM

Thai PM pledges to catch Bangkok bomber / Wickremesinghe claims Sri Lanka election victory / Iran's Vice-President speaks to BBC

AM: Bangkok bomb blast

Monday, August 17 2015 01:00 AM

UN condemns Syria air raids / No agreement on South Sudan peace / Rachmaninoff burial request rejected

PM: Explosion in Bangkok

Monday, August 17 2015 01:00 AM

Blast at shrine in Thai capital / Egypt's tough new anti-terror measures / What Osama bin Laden's cassette collection reveals

AM: Tens of thousands protest in Brazil

Sunday, August 16 2015 01:00 AM

Iraq ex-PM blamed for Mosul fall / Nigeria's largest city builds metro / Thai crown prince leads mass bicycle ride

AM: US Presidential candidates at Iowa fair

Saturday, August 15 2015 01:00 AM

Tianjin exclusion zone as chemical hazard revealed / more doping allegations for athletes / the resurgence of musicals

AM: US reopens Cuba embassy

Friday, August 14 2015 01:00 AM

Royals urge press to stop buying photos of Prince George / Austria's migrant 'shame' / Zimbabwe remains row / Homer's Iliad epic performance

PM: Historic thaw between US and Cuba

Friday, August 14 2015 01:00 AM

Greek bailout approved, but at what political cost ? / Fish spotting in California / Japan expresses remorse, but no new apology

AM: Greece votes on bailout deal

Thursday, August 13 2015 01:00 AM

Tennis sledging / Girl gives birth in Paraguay / London museum may hold Zimbabwean bones

PM: Dozens killed in China explosions

Thursday, August 13 2015 01:00 AM

Myanmar power struggle / Froome has 'nothing to hide' / Taking on e-mail scammers

AM: Huge Blasts In China's Tianjin City

Wednesday, August 12 2015 01:00 AM

Croatian fears for Egypt hostage / Robot-building robots / Indian comedian Papa CJ

AM: Turkey to establish safe zone across the border in Syria.

Tuesday, August 11 2015 01:00 AM

Chaos on Kos as migrant crisis deepens in Greece / Dozens killed in Nigerian bomb attack / IAAF to take disciplinary action against 28 athletes

PM: Japan restarts nuclear reactor

Tuesday, August 11 2015 01:00 AM

Greece third bailout agreed / Queen Nefertiti discovery / Pakistan child abuse / Female comedy

AM: State of emergency in Ferguson

Monday, August 10 2015 01:00 AM

Extradition request for Rwandan general dismissed / 2 killed in Swedish IKEA store / New Zealand flag shortlist published

PM: Deadly violence in Turkey

Monday, August 10 2015 01:00 AM

Gunfire at Ferguson anniversary / Tips from 2015 world champion barista / Chip and pin - how to stay safe

AM: Iraq PM in anti-corruption move

Sunday, August 09 2015 01:00 AM

Ferguson remembers Michael Brown / 70 years since Nagasaki bomb / The blind birdsong expert

West Bank arson attack father buried

Sunday, August 09 2015 01:00 AM

Backlash at Trump blood jibe / Pinochet's ex-spy chief's death / John Lennon's nonsense verse

AM: Russia US Agree on Syria Chemical Weapons

Friday, August 07 2015 01:00 AM

Boat capsize survivors harrowing tales / Iraq's big heat / 10,000 hackers gather in Los Angeles

PM: Migrant 'chaos' on Greek islands

Friday, August 07 2015 01:00 AM

Bangladeshi blogger hacked to death / Frustration of MH370 relatives / Pensioners caring for chickens

AM: US Republican candidates debate

Thursday, August 06 2015 01:00 AM

Migrants brought to Sicily / Hair follicles heal nerves / Stolen Stradivarius violin discovered.

PM: Hiroshima marks 70 years since bomb

Thursday, August 06 2015 01:00 AM

Suez Canal expansion opens / Ugandan ruling on paying for brides / Ghana's theatre flourishes

AM: Reunion debris belongs to MH370, Malaysian PM confirms

Wednesday, August 05 2015 01:00 AM

400 migrants rescued after Mediterranean sinking / Seventy years on, Hiroshima remembers / Senior Syrian rebel accuses US of failing to protect its fighters.