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2022-05-20 The former prisoners tasked with patrolling San Francisco

Artie spent 26 years in jail for murder. He is now part of a controversial scheme to tackle drugs, homelessness and crime in San Francisco.

2022-05-20 Australia election: Why is Australia's parliament so white?

Australia is a multicultural country, but critics say those representing the country don't reflect this.

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.

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