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A podcast from BBC World Service

Newshour

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14 Episodes

14 Episodes

A podcast from BBC World Service

Newshour

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14 Episodes

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Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Latest Episode

27 Aug 2020 • 48 mins

Hurricane Laura leaves huge damage in wake

The US states of Louisiana and Texas have suffered severe damage after the storm - one of the most powerful on record when it hit the Gulf coast - wrecked buildings and ripped up trees, leaving four people dead. Officials say it may be several days before the full extent of the damage is clear.Also in the programme: The Russian president says he has set up a reserve police force to support the leader of neighbouring Belarus after weeks of anti-government protests; and the white supremacist who killed 51 people in New Zealand mosques last year has been sentenced to life without parole.Photo: A man returns to his wrecked home in Louisiana. Credit: Reuters