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BBC Newshour
Weekdays at 9am

BBC Newshour is the award-winning flagship program of the BBC World Service. The program originates from London, providing definitive, on-the-ground reporting and analysis of the biggest international stories of the day.

Newshour delivers an hour of headlines, commentary and compelling reports from the BBC’s team of correspondents and probing interviews with the newsmakers at the heart of every story. Newshour provides explanation, debate and background on why events are happening and explores their impact on our lives.

  • Ukraine is facing up to a crisis of military recruitment, as a deadline passes for all men there, between the ages of 18 and 60 to register their details. A reluctance, among some, to fight the ongoing Russian invasion, is fuelled by a controversial mobilisation law, which means there is no cap on people's length of service. Also on the programme: A Republican party spokeswoman tells us about Mr Trump's triumphant return to the US election campaign; and how a senior North Korean diplomat managed to defect to the South.(Picture: U.S President Donald Trump listens during a bilateral meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Credit: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)
  • JD Vance is Donald Trump's running mate, we speak to his university roommate and explore how Vance went from a never-Trumper to his running mate. Also on the programme: Kenyan police arrest a man who says he killed 42 women; and the remote mountain-top rainforest in Mozambique, now a conservation area.(Photo: JD Vance walking with his wife in the Republican national Convention. Credit: Shutterstock)
  • Donald Trump is in Milwaukee for the Republican National Convention, two days after he survived an assassination attempt. We hear from our correspondent on the ground in Milwaukee and from Donald Trump's former chief of staff Also on the programme: Counting is under way in Rwanda's presidential and parliamentary elections.; and scientists say they've found the first cave on the moon that could be a natural spot for a future research base. (Picture: Ohio Senator J.D. Vance is endorsed by former U.S. President Donald Trump Credit: REUTERS/Gaelen Morse)
  • Two days after surviving an assassination attempt, Donald Trump is in Milwaukee, joining thousands of supporters and political heavyweights at the start of the Republican National Convention. The four day event will culminate with his acceptance speech as the Republican candidate to contest November’s presidential election. Mr Trump has signalled that he has rewritten his speech to switch from denouncing President Biden to call for national unity, after the attempt on his life. Both men have said America must now come together.We'll be in Milwaukee where the Republican National Convention is being held. We'll also hear from a friend of Donald Trump.(Photo: Supporters of former US President Donald Trump wait for his arrival in Milwaukee, after he survived an assassination attempt. Credit: Reuters/Carlos Barria)
  • Former US President Donald Trump survived an assassination attempt after being shot at a Republican rally in Pennsylvania. We get political reactions from congressmen from both the Republican and Democratic party and speak to the New York Times photographer who captured the image of a bullet streaking past Mr Trump. Also in the programme: the role has political violence in US political history; and we get the latest sports update from Wimbledon and the Euro football finals.(Photo: Donald Trump gets escorted off stage after being shot at the Republican rally in Pennsylvania. Credit: REUTERS)
  • A bullet hit his ear while he was speaking at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania. President Biden has urged everyone to condemn the attack.We will hear from eye witnesses to the attack and we'll examine the security failures which led to it. And we'll also be asking what effect this is likely to have on the presidential campaign? (Picture: Donald Trump being taken to safety by his security detail. Credit: Maxell / EPA)
  • An Israeli strike has killed dozens in al-Mawasi, a designated humanitarian area in Gaza, where large numbers of displaced Palestinians have been sheltering in tents. The Israeli Defence Force said the strike's objective were two top Hamas leaders. We hear from UNRWA about the scenes at Nasser hospital, which is close to the strike's location.Also in our programme: France struggles to appoint a new Prime Minister, and criminal charges of involuntary homicide are dropped against actor Alec Baldwin. (Photo: a Palestinian woman and her children mourning the death of her husband killed following an Israeli air strike in the Al-Mawasi area. Credit: Saber / Shutterstock).
  • Gaza's Hamas-run health ministry says at least 71 people have been killed in an Israeli airstrike near the southern city of Khan Younis. Israeli defence sources are reported to have described the incident as a "very significant" strike with reports a senior Hamas commander, Mohammed Deif, was the target.Also in the programme: Russia spies arrested in Australia; and Captain Flinders is buried again.(Picture: People mourn at Nasser hospital, following the killing of Palestinians in an Israeli strike at a tent camp, amid Israel-Hamas conflict, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip July 13, 2024. Credit: Reuters)
  • Nearly twenty US Congressional Democrats have publicly urged President Joe Biden to step down from the presidential race, amid concerns that his faculties are declining with age. He has vowed to stay on despite making several blunders. Could Vice-President Kamala Harris replace Mr Biden as candidate if he steps down?Also in the programme: UN peace talks to end Sudan's civil war fall through; and a new expedition seeks to explore the Titanic shipwreck.(Photo: US Vice-President Kamala Harris campaigning in Greensboro, North Carolina. Credit: Lesser)
  • Joe Biden has promised to stay on as Democratic presidential candidate despite making several faux pas at the recent NATO summit, including introducing President Zelensky as Putin. Also on the programme: the president of Colombia has called on the UN to make cocaine legal. He believes it will help bring peace to his country, which has battled an armed conflict for 60 years. And, do narcissists become more agreeable as they get older?(Photo: Joe Biden has faced accusations of being too old to run for US President. Credit: Shutterstock)