The reason why I don't write, say, "Peking" is, among other things, because at least "Beijing" is what the Chinese themselves call it.
By contrast, the rendition of Bombay as "Mumbai" is mercifully repudiated both by that city's High Court and by its Stock Exchange. For the forces behind that and other such innovations are seriously nasty.
"Al-BBC", say the neocons.
Not a bit of it, if this is anything to go by.
Rather (and following on from "Myanmar", making the BBC the Trumpet of the Burmese Junta), we have the BBC, Voice of the BJP and the RSS.