This is the Global News Podcast from the BBC World Service. I'm Jeanette Jaleel and in the early hours of Tuesday the 4th of August. These are our main stories.
Weeks after he was linked to an investigation into alleged corruption, the former king of Spain Juan Carlos has abruptly left the country.
More than 300 escaped prisoners, including many jihadists, are thought to be on the run after Islamic State militants attacked their jail in the Afghan city of Jalalabad.
Peru has exempted foreign doctors and nurses from validating their degrees so they can help deal with the corona virus pandemic.
Also in this podcast. Giant pandas are living proof that conservation works. Their numbers in the wild are recovering after years of decline. But why is saving the panda causing other endangered animals to lose out.