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Mykhailo Podolyak is a special adviser to the Ukrainian president. He spoke to DW about the war's progress and why his country will not consider negotiations with Russia right now.
The first Ukrainian grain ship has entered the Bosporus after being given the green light to proceed. The EU does not know how many Ukrainians have gone home after being given protected status. DW rounds up the latest.
The head of Nigeria's air force has urged operational commanders to show "no mercy" as they tackle mounting insecurity that has spread from the country's north.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says he is calling Russia's bluff over a repaired turbine that Russia says is the reason for its decision to cut gas supplies. Moscow claims sanctions are stopping the part's delivery.
Refining oil illegally is so lucrative in Nigeria that many engage in the practice despite the dangers and a government crackdown. Some of those involved told DW they had no other option to earn a living.
On his second trip to Africa, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will persue South Africa to a more critical stance on the Ukraine-Russia war and address armed clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
For years, Africa's push for reparations from European nations for colonial-era wrongs has been piecemeal. Now the continent wants to consolidate ongoing campaigns.
The two sides both accused each other of carrying out three strikes on the Zaporizhzhia plant. Meanwhile, more grain ships departed from Ukrainian ports under a Turkey-brokered deal.
Twelve people have been killed with 31 injured — 18 of them seriously — after a Polish bus filled with religious pilgrims slipped off a road and crashed near Varazdin in northwestern Croatia, authorities said.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken laid a wreath at the Hector Pieterson memorial and met young African leaders in Johannesburg Sunday.
The Russian army is still shelling Ukrainian cities, but the rolling barrage along the front line appears to have stopped. Observers say a turning point has been reached — thanks in large part to military aid.
London’s Horniman Museum and Gardens has agreed to return 72 looted objects to the Nigerian government. All objects were taken from the Kingdom of Benin, now part of southern Nigeria, during a British military operation in 1897.
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