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Dead fish mystery in Lebanese lake
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The deadly 'black fungus' maiming Covid patients
By Soutik Biswas
India correspondent
Doctors in India are reporting a rash of a rare infection in Covid patients which is making them blind.
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Kenneth who? How Africans are forgetting their history
When Zambia's founding president celebrated his 97th birthday, some people had never heard of him.
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Has Honduras become a 'narco-state'?
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BBC Central America correspondent
President Hern√°ndez has been linked to what US prosecutors call "state-sponsored drug trafficking".
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Student who stood up to Hitler and inspires Germany
By Jenny Hill
BBC Berlin correspondent
Germany marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sophie Scholl, who was killed defying the Nazis.
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Junior doctors in India: 'We've grown up really fast'
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Covid cases in Pankti's home state increased eight-fold in her first month as a medical intern.
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Dead fish mystery in Lebanese lake
Mystery of why thousands of fish have died in Lebanese lake
A search for answers as at least 40 tonnes of carp float to the surface.
A bizarre tale of cannabis boom and bust
By Jessica Lussenhop and Zhaoyin Feng
BBC News, New Mexico and Oklahoma
How the pandemic cannabis boom led to chaos on the Navajo Nation, pitting two minorities against each other.
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Deadly attack near secondary school in Afghanistan
The attack took place as the students - thought to be mainly girls - were leaving the Kabul school.
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Gunmen kill seven police officers in Nigeria
The attackers opened fire at a checkpoint and two police stations amid a surge in separatist violence.
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Zulu royals back new king after family feud
Prince Misuzulu is now expected to lead the Zulu nation of about 11 million people in South Africa.
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France calls on US to drop vaccine export bans
The French president spoke out after the US backed a proposal to waive patents on Covid-19 vaccines.
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Fears for safety of guard who escaped armed ambush
Security van driver believes he is being threatened after footage showed him coming under gunshot fire.
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Guards foil gunmen in attempted robbery
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South Africa guards filmed fighting off gunmen in attempted robbery
Dashcam footage captured the moment Leo Prinsloo and Lloyd Mthombeni calmly fought off the attackers.
Trump officials obtained reporters' phone data
The publisher known for its criticism of Donald Trump said it was "deeply troubled" by the move.
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What are the India, Brazil, South Africa and UK variants?
By Michelle Roberts
Health editor, BBC News online
Coronavirus is changing or mutating in ways that may help it spread better or resist existing vaccines.
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Hundreds protest at scene of Mexico metro collapse
Demonstrators from around Mexico City demand justice after 26 people died when an overpass collapsed.
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Pakistan enters partial lockdown as Eid nears
A health official warns the country is facing a "critical period" as it battles a third wave.
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Can Yates finally win the Giro?
By Jack Skelton
BBC Sport
Britain's Simon Yates begins his bid for Giro d'Italia victory on Saturday looking to end three years of heartbreak and misfortune at the race.
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17:47 7 May
Spy row revs up Russia tensions in heart of Europe
By Rob Cameron
BBC News, Prague
The Czechs and Russians, ex-communist bloc allies, are in a new diplomatic Cold War.
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17:36 7 May
India's Covid crisis delivers a blow to brand Modi
By Aparna Alluri
BBC News, Delhi
Narendra Modi's carefully crafted image has taken a hit as India reels from a punishing Covid wave.
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