National / International News

Turkish police held in wiretap probe

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:13
At least 67 Turkish police are arrested on suspicion of wire-tapping linked to a corruption inquiry targeting the prime minister's inner circle.

Jacket blunder ruins Malaysian dream

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:10
Defending champion Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim cannot compete at Glasgow 2014 after her competition jacket goes missing.

Human body parts dumped in Tanzania

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:09
Eight people from a Tanzanian medical institute are arrested after 85 bags containing human body parts are found in the city of Dar es Salaam.

Getting Things Done At The Workshop School

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:03

An innovative approach to learning amid turmoil in the Philadelphia School District.

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Gymnast to carry Wales flag at Games

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:00
Rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones will be the flag bearer for Team Wales at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.

Where Europe stands on Russian sanctions

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:00

The European Union met on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of further sanctions on Russia after the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. The U.S. says a missile fired from separatist territory brought down the plane. Russia's defense ministry says it sees no evidence of a missile, and suggested Ukraine's military could be at fault. 

With tensions mounting, President Obama has called on the EU to take a bolder stance -- Britain, France, and Germany say they would be ready to increase sanctions against Russia, but reaching a concensus could prove difficult. Given a disputed delivery of a warship to Moscow from France, some point out that stronger actions, not words, are needed.

Click the media player above to hear BBC Economics Correspondent Andrew Walker in conversation with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio.

MPs seek judicial review of data law

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:57
Two MPs say they will seek a judicial review of emergency legislation on phone and internet data.

Jakarta Gov. Widodo Wins Indonesian Presidency, Tally Shows

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:57

The former furniture maker who entered national politics only two years ago won 53 percent of the vote. His rival, former Gen. Subianto, called the election unfair and undemocratic.

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Girl injured in spate of shootings

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:55
A 13-year-old girl is injured during a spate of shootings in the space of two hours in Sheffield.

Day in pictures: 22 July 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:44
24 hours of news photos: 22 July

VIDEO: Qatar World Cup 'will be in winter'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:43
FA Chairman Greg Dyke has said he believes there is "no chance" Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup during the summer and that the tournament will more likely be staged in November or December.

Xiaomi shows off phone and wristband

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:36
China's fast-growing Xiaomi unveils a new flagship handset and $13 wristband - both of which are cheaper than similar models from other brands.

VIDEO: Plane debris 'may have been changed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:35
OSCE monitors at the site of the MH17 crash say that pieces of the plane have been cut into or changed - Natalia Antelava reports from the scene.

Three person IVF plans 'progress'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:35
A public review into the three person IVF technique has been broadly supportive, says the Department of Health.

A brave new on-demand TV world

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:33
Netflix and Amazon disrupt how shows are made

Five ways Aldi cracked the supermarket business

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:32
Karl Albrecht, co-founder of the German discount supermarket chain, has died.

How far do EU-US sanctions on Russia go?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:24
Do Western sanctions hurt the Russian elite?

A child abuse 'out of the ordinary'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:22
The child abuse taking place in 'loving and caring' families

MH17 victim's sister 'not bitter'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:20
The twin sister of a British man killed in the MH17 plane crash says she has no feelings towards the people who caused it.

Glasgow's winding river of fortunes

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:09
Glasgow's reinvention is charted during a trip along the River Clyde
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