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About World News Today with Zeinab Badawi

Zeinab Badawi
Zeinab Badawi has worked in UK broadcasting for 20 years

World News Today with Zeinab Badawi. The news programme for audiences who want more depth to their daily coverage.

With a particular emphasis on audiences in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Zeinab Badawi brings context and understanding to the most complex of events.

World News Today has a global agenda. Its goal is to tell audiences in Europe, the Middle East and Africa what has been happening around the world today. It aims to give them the news they need to know and it will take the time to analyse how it may affect them.

Find out more about Zeinab Badawi

Zeinab Badawi is a senior presenter on BBC World News - hosting Global Debates and HARDtalk . She regularly interviews national leaders - giving the World News Today audience a chance to see, firsthand, prime ministers and presidents justifying their decisions.

World News Today will also focus on key regions at different times. It will take a moment to look back at key developments of the previous week in Africa, Europe and the Middle East so no story is forgotten.

And Zeinab will also look at the arts and culture when she interviews globally recognised authors, playwrights, artists, taking the audience to the most talked about galleries, exhibitions, films and plays.

Online, the World News Today team will be showcasing their exclusive reports and interviews and viewers will be able to interact with the programme through the BBC World News Facebook stream.

World News Today with Zeinab Badawi is broadcast weekdays at 1900, 1930 and 2000 GMT on the BBC World News channel. Find out more information about regional broadcast times here.

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