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Scholz: 'We will decide on further measures against Russia in the coming days'
The war in Ukraine is playing a major role in France's election campaigns. Support for President Macron has surged, although he's still facing competition from right-wing candidates.
As Serbs prepare to vote in parliamentary and presidential polls on Sunday, members of Germany's Bundestag tell DW that they expect the government in Belgrade to make a clear break with Vladimir Putin's Russia.
More evidence is emerging of what happened when towns around Kyiv were under Russian occupation after heavy bombardment. Ukraine's president is warning that there are more shocking revelations to come. The Ukrainian president is warning that the deaths in Bucha could be only the beginning and says he has intelligence that even more civilians have been killed in places like nearby Borodyanka.
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The town of Bucha has become the "symbol" of massacres by Russian troops and "compromise with Russia is impossible after Bucha", Ukraine's former president Petro Poroshenko told FRANCE 24 in an interview from Kyiv. Poroshenko added that Vladimir Putin "wants to have all of us dead", calling the Russian leader "the devil". He also called for an unconditional ceasefire before any talks, a stance currently at odds with the official Ukrainian position.
The war in Ukraine is being waged on many fronts. From Odesa on the Black Sea to Irpin in the north, via Mykolaiv and the capital Kyiv, FRANCE 24's Gwendoline Debono has followed the trail of violence and devastation. Our reporter met fighters joining the war, civilians hiding in underground bunkers and women giving birth amid Russian shelling. She witnessed the horror of the morgue of Mykolaiv, where bodies are brought in all day long for families to identify. She also followed volunteer ambulance workers who take huge risks to try to save those trapped by the fighting.
It's been a big week for the world's richest man, Elon Musk. Not only has he inaugurated Tesla's new "gigafactory" in Texas, but he's also officially become Twitter's biggest shareholder. But did he do it for the memes, or does he intend to truly transform Twitter and the social media landscape as a whole? FRANCE 24's Tech Editor Peter O'Brien gives us his take.
Nigeria's separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu should stand trial and answer to charges that include terrorism and broadcasting falsehoods, a High Court judge ruled on Friday, April 8.
A German aid convoy is traveling 1,600 kilometers in two days. It's loaded up with foodstuffs, medication and health products — and it's returning with refugees.
The coronavirus pandemic forced many companies to halt business travel almost overnight. The economic consequences for airlines and hotels have been dramatic, leaving many to wonder if corporate travel will bounce back.
Many view the demonstrations, some in the form of vehicle convoys, as support for Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. But organizers say their goal is to highlight discrimination against Russians in Germany.
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