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2022-05-19 North Korea: Fighting Covid with traditional medicine

As Covid spreads in North Korea, state media urges the use of traditional medicine against the virus.

2022-05-19 Russia's laser weapon claim derided as propaganda

Moscow says it has destroyed a drone with a laser, but Kyiv says it can't mask battlefield failure.

2022-05-19 Israeli coalition government in crisis as MP quits

An Arab member resigns in anger, leaving the government as a fragile minority for the first time.

2022-05-19 Sri Lanka defaults on debt for first time in its history

The default comes as the country struggles with its worst financial crisis in more than 70 years.

2022-05-19 Monkeypox cases investigated in US, Canada and Europe

Five cases of the rare disease are confirmed in Portugal and seven in Spain, health authorities say.

2022-05-19 India seeks to win public trust in crisis-hit Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's giant neighbour is emerging as one of its biggest providers of aid, after years of mistrust.

2022-05-18 Ukraine invasion could cause global food crisis, UN warns

UN chief Antonio Guterres warns that developing countries face disaster due to rising prices.

2022-05-18 Gambler to pay back Japanese Covid-19 fund he spent

The man's lawyer said his client gambled the pay-out after it was mistakenly paid to his bank account.

2022-05-18 Venezuela government and opposition to renew talks amid humanitarian crisis

Talks aimed at ending a political crisis that has displaced six million people collapsed in October.

2022-05-18 Pennsylvania primary: Trump-backed TV doctor in cliffhanger vote count

Celebrity surgeon Mehmet Oz's bid to become the next Republican senator from Pennsylvania is in jeopardy.

2022-05-17 Amber Heard denies striking Johnny Depp and doctoring photos

Johnny Depp's lawyer has accused Ms Heard of being "the jealous one" in the ex-couple's marriage.

2022-05-17 Man gambles away huge accidental Covid payment in Japan

The Japanese man's lawyer says the 46.3m yen ($357,400) meant for 463 people cannot be paid back.

2022-05-16 Shanghai lockdown: China unemployment rate near pandemic peak

Evidence of China's economic slowdown came as authorities unveiled plans to lift Shanghai's lockdown.

2022-05-16 North Korea: More than a million Covid cases feared

The military has been ordered to intervene as a wave of Covid cases sweeps the unvaccinated country.

2022-05-15 Ukraine crisis: Can Africa replace Russian gas supplies to Europe?

Europe is desperately seeking alternative sources of gas after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

2022-05-15 'I searched for my sister for 30 years, but Covid took her from me'

As a child Steve Ellis uncovered a family secret, 60 years later it led to an unexpected friendship.

2022-05-14 Covid: What will the pandemic look like in North Korea?

North Korea has for the first time admitted it has Covid and is uniquely vulnerable to the virus.

2022-05-14 North Korea: Covid outbreak a great disaster, says Kim Jong-un

North Korea's leader blames the outbreak on bureaucratic and medical incompetence.

2022-05-13 Sri Lanka economy crisis to get worse before it gets better, PM says

Sri Lanka's new PM tells the BBC the country's dire economic crisis will get worse before it gets better.

2022-05-13 North Korea announces first death from Covid-19

A day after confirming its first cases, state media reports thousands are suffering fever symptoms.

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