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    Video caption: Cluster munitions in Ukraine: 'Everything began to explode'

    A BBC investigation has gathered evidence of the repeated use of cluster munitions in the city of Chernihiv, northern Ukraine.

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    Video caption: Handshakes as Turkey signs agreement to support Finland and Sweden joining Nato

    The foreign ministers of Sweden, Turkey and Finland shook hands after signing the documents.

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    Video caption: Ukraine war: CCTV shows civilians fleeing Russian missile strikes in Kremenchuk

    Footage from a pond in Kremenchuk shows people running for cover as missile strikes hit nearby area.

  4. Death sentence for man who murdered Egyptian student

    Mike Thomson

    BBC World Service Newsroom

    Nayera Ashraf
    Image caption: Nayera Ashraf, 21, had previously reported her fears about being attacked

    An Egyptian court has recommended the death sentence for a man who murdered a student after she had refused to marry him.

    The defendant, Mohamed Adel, pleaded guilty to stabbing Nayera Ashraf to death outside Mansoura University north of the capital, Cairo.

    The case caused outrage across Egypt when a video of the killing went viral after being posted online.

    Ms Ashraf had previously reported her fears about being attacked after receiving death threats on her phone.

    The verdict was met with celebrations in front of the courthouse.

    The AFP news agency explains that the verdict will now be referred to Egypt's top theological authority - the grand mufti - which is a formality in death penalty cases.

    Egypt carried out the third-highest number of executions in the world last year, according to Amnesty International.

  5. Experts urge return of SA Covid rules amid monkeypox

    Issa Ahmed

    BBC News

    Monkeypox seen on a man's hand.
    Image caption: Monkeypox infections are usually mild

    South African scientists have urged the government to bring back some coronavirus-curbing measures, after the country recorded its first case of monkeypox.

    The plea from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) comes a week after South Africa ended mandatory mask-wearing, border checks for Covid-19, and size limits on social gatherings.

    A 30-year-old Gauteng man tested positive for monkeypox last week, Health Minister Joe Phaahla recently confirmed.

    He said the patient had no travel history and the virus could not have been acquired outside South Africa.

    Monkeypox, caused by a similar virus to smallpox, can be spread when someone is in close contact with an infected person. Infections are usually mild.

    It occurs mostly in remote parts of central and west African countries, near tropical rainforests.

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