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Urgently needed aid sent to Nagorno-Karabakh
Food supplies arrive in the Armenian-majority enclave after Azerbaijan captured the disputed territory. Also: Ukraine says senior Russian commanders were injured in a missile strike on its Black Sea fleet HQ, and how French film survives despite not meeting its production costs.
The Happy Pod: Teamwork and pride - Saudi women's football
Our weekly collection of the happiest stories in the world. This week, the extraordinary growth of women's football in Saudi Arabia, ambitious plans to rewild southern rhinos in Africa, and the fierce competition to be crowned Montenegro's "laziest citizen".
Ukraine missile strikes Russia’s Black Sea fleet HQ
A Ukrainian missile damages the Sevastopol HQ of Russia's Black Sea naval fleet in occupied Crimea. Also: The Pope says it's humanity’s duty to rescue migrants crossing the Mediterranean, and the lock of hair on its way back to Ethiopia.
Nagorno-Karabakh: anti-government protests are held in Armenia after defeat
Demonstrators are demanding a humanitarian corridor to be opened for Karabakh Armenians. Also: The Indian parliament passes a bill that will reserve a third of seats in the lower house and state assemblies for women, and 7 years after blasting off - a rocket prepares to deliver what scientists hope will be the secrets of how life began on Earth.
Biden tells Zelensky US will pay for air defence upgrades in Ukraine
At talks in the White House, the US president told his Ukrainian counterpart that he has approved $325m worth of security assistance for Kyiv. Also: Rupert Murdoch's eldest son Lachlan to head Fox and News Corp, and what has been threatening the orange juice industry in some parts of the world?
Peace talks held over Nagorno-Karabakh dispute
The Azeri government meets ethnic Armenians to discuss integrating the region as part of a ceasefire agreement. Also: India suspends visas for Canadian citizens, and King Charles gets warm welcome in French Senate.
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