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BBC World Service

The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends

3173 - Paris attack: Two hurt, two arrested near former Charlie Hebdo office
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  • 3173 - Paris attack: Two hurt, two arrested near former Charlie Hebdo office

    One of the arrested suspects was found with blood on his clothing, according to a police source. Also: Farmers in India are blocking roads and railways using tractors and livestock during protests and the elite rat saving lives by sniffing out landmines

    Fri, 25 Sep 2020
  • 3172 - Vatican cardinal resigns unexpectedly

    Cardinal Becciu became involved in a controversial deal to buy a luxury building in London. He denies any wrongdoing. Also: the US Republican leader has said there will be an "orderly" post presidential election transition, and how lockdown birds sang to a different note.

    Fri, 25 Sep 2020
  • 3171 - UK chancellor announces new job support scheme

    It begins in November and means the government will pay part of workers’ wages who have lost hours because of the coronavirus pandemic. Also: South Korea has condemned North Korea's killing of a civilian official who was apparently trying to defect as unforgivable, and we look at some of the contenders for the Mercury music prize.

    Thu, 24 Sep 2020
  • 3170 - Protests in Kentucky after Grand Jury decision

    Grand jury decides not to charge police officers over fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor; mass protests in Belarus after Alexander Lukashenko is secretly sworn in for another term as president; and why Africa is seeing a sustained fall in the number of new coronavirus infections.

    Wed, 23 Sep 2020
  • 3169 - EU proposes new migration rules

    All countries will have to take in refugees or sponsor the return of those refused asylum. Also: the Russian opposition politician, Alexei Navalny, has been discharged from hospital where he was being treated for Novichok nerve agent poisoning, and a Grammy-nominated singer is building a high-tech city in Senegal with its own cryptocurrency.

    Wed, 23 Sep 2020
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