Summary: The best stories, interviews and on the spot reporting from around the world. Listen to up to 30 minutes of highlights from Newshour, Newsday and The Newsroom. Compiled twice a day from the 24 hour News coverage from BBC World Service.
North Korea ship seized by Panama / Snowden applies for asylum in Russia / Shakespeare's Globe to take Hamlet on world tour.
Turkey government 'may use army' / Ecuador to continue Assange asylum / Foodies in New York in grip of 'cronut' craze.
PM tells supporters to crackdown on protestors / Russia warns West against arming Syrian opposition / A bikers gathering - with a difference.
Turkey unrest continues/Iran's president-elect hails win/North Korea proposes talks with US/Hapless dads
Iran election analysis/China pollution/Google balloons beam signal
Iranians vote for new president / DJ sacked over Gillard interview.
The red line is crossed: US says it believes Syria has used chemical weapons/US Supreme Court rules that human genes can not be patented/Iranian authorities threaten BBC staff
Erdogan in 'final' protest warning / Charcoal trade threatens Jamaica's protected forests.
Turkish government mulls referendum on park redevelopment / On the trail of a migrant who fell to his death from a plane / Messi's messy taxes
Mandela 'responding to treatment' / Pope 'confirms Vatican gay lobby' / Lego figures 'getting angrier'.
More Turkish protests/Greek state TV radio shut down/Mandela health
Reformist Reza Aref quits Iran race / Damascus hit by double bombing / China launches manned space mission.
Turkish PM says he'll meet protest leaders/ Should Edward Snowden be prosecuted?/ a shortage of labour in China?
The US launches an investigation into the leak of classified information by a whistleblower / North and South Korea to hold first talks since 2007 / Bringing smells to the cinema screens
British paper: Former CIA assistant source of leaks over secret American internet monitoring programme