Global News PodcastAuthor: BBC World Service
21 Sep 2018

Global News Podcast

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The day's top stories from BBC News, compiled twice daily in the week, once at weekends.

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    US Sanctions Provoke Chinese Anger

    China has told the US to withdraw sanctions on its military over purchases of Russian jets and missiles or "bear the consequences". Also: many more feared dead in Tanzania ferry disaster and earliest animal fossils are identified.

  • Posted on 21 Sep 2018

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    Hundreds Missing in Tanzania Ferry Disaster

    Hundreds feared dead after the ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania. WADA's lifting of Russia's doping suspension leads to intense criticism of the World Anti-doping Agency. And movie props go under in the hammer in London, a collector bags Indiana Jones' old hat for more than 400,000 dollars.

  • Posted on 21 Sep 2018

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    Bobi Wine Back in Uganda 'to Fight'

    The Ugandan singer-turned-MP is back at his home after a medical trip to the US. Also: Russia's anti-doping agency reinstated after doping ban and cane toad DNA breakthrough 'may help stop' toxic pest.

  • Posted on 20 Sep 2018

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    New Attack on Jeff Sessions by Donald Trump

    'I have no Attorney General.' The President takes his criticism of the Administration's top law enforcement official to a new level. Also, the politics of street names in Beirut, and the wreck of The Endeavour, one of the world's most famous historic ships, might have been found.

  • Posted on 20 Sep 2018

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    Nawaz Sharif's Corruption Conviction Suspended

    The former Pakistani Prime Minister was forced out of office for the third time over corruption allegations connected to luxury flats in London. A Pakistani court ordered his release. Also: the head of Denmark's biggest bank has resigned over a money-laundering scandal, and Sesame Street insists Bert and Ernie are just friends.

  • Posted on 19 Sep 2018

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