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2022-04-26 Unqualified Botox, filler and laser 'doctors' revealed in Egypt

A BBC News investigation has exposed serious flaws in the Egyptian beauty industry that are endangering lives and leaving women scarred for life.

2022-04-25 Will Taiwan's banks stay stuck in a '1980s' time warp?

How the pandemic may have jolted an old-fashioned banking industry to make changes.

2022-04-25 Stock markets tumble over China lockdown fears

Shares drop as Covid cases in Beijing raise the prospect of supply chain disruption.

2022-04-25 Brazil carnival: 'Bolsonaro' dancer turned into crocodile

Brazil's famous Carnival returned this year for the first time since the Covid pandemic.

2022-04-25 Beijing kicks off mass testing after spike in Covid cases

Dozens of cases were reported, sparking fears that Beijing could face a similar situation to Shanghai.

2022-04-24 Ethiopia's Lalibela struggles as war and Covid-19 keep tourists away

In the historic Ethiopian town of Lalibela, civil war and Covid-19 have left many without livelihoods.

2022-04-24 Shanghai: Green fences baffle locked down residents

Two-metre barriers have appeared all over the city as officials battle to contain a Covid outbreak.

2022-04-24 Rio carnival: Brazil holds first Rio de Janeiro carnival since Covid

Parades fill the streets of Brazil's Rio de Janeiro for the first carnival since the pandemic began.

2022-04-23 David Nott: The war surgeon helping doctors save lives in Ukraine

David Nott worked in conflict zones around the world - now he's sharing his expertise in Ukraine.

2022-04-23 Shanghai: Censors try to block video about lockdown conditions

The video features people pleading for help over a lack of food and medicine in the city's strict lockdown.

2022-04-22 Mount Everest: Even world's highest peak not immune to the Ukraine war

Nepal's "icefall doctors" are readying routes - but will conflict in Europe mean fewer climbers?

2022-04-22 Art gets police escort out of Ukraine for exhibition

Ukraine showcases its culture at the prestigious arts festival, while protesting against the Russian invasion.

2022-04-22 Shanghai escalates Covid lockdown restrictions

The latest measures will include placing door alarms to prevent those infected from leaving.

2022-04-22 Mid-day meal plan struggles to feed India's hungry students

The world's most ambitious free school food programme resumes post pandemic, but problems remain.

2022-04-21 The German towns in Paraguay with a surge in European immigrants

Thousands of German nationals have migrated to Paraguay to escape Covid restrictions and immigration in Europe.

2022-04-21 Rudy Giuliani revealed on The Masked Singer TV show

The appearance of Donald Trump's former lawyer prompted one of the show's judges to walk off.

2022-04-20 Shanghai lockdown: Whole communities relocated in anti-Covid drive

One community faces relocation to quarantine facilities more than 100 miles (160km) away.

2022-04-20 Covid: Woman caught virus twice within record 20 days

Spanish researchers say it's the shortest-known gap between two coronavirus infections.

2022-04-20 One dead as police open fire at Sri Lanka protest

Police have used live rounds for the first time since protests erupted over an economic crisis.

2022-04-20 Hepatitis cases detected in children in Europe and the US

Acute hepatitis - or liver inflammation - among children was first reported in the UK last week.

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