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A photo of a young French protester in the hands of riot police gained attention on Twitter, with strong suspicions it was AI-generated -- but in an AI role reversal, it’s a real photo. We spoke to photographers who were there at the protest to verify -- including the person behind the lens themselves, in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
UN Human Rights chief Volker Turk has said the number of civilian casualties in Russia's invasion of Ukraine far outstrips official figures.
Moscow will hold the UN Security Council's rotating presidency for the month of April. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has vowed to increase munitions supplies to Russian forces in Ukraine. DW has the latest.
Gunmen in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state kidnapped eight secondary school students coming from school along with an unknown number of others, authorities said on Tuesday, the latest in a wave of such abductions.
During a trip to Beijing, the French president and the EU's von der Leyen are seeking to get Xi Jinping to pressure his ally Russia for peace in Ukraine. China has so far steered clear of condemning Moscow's invasion.
Turkish voters go to the polls on May 14 and could well reject long-time President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Who else is competing for the top job?
The UK Defense Ministry said Russia has "regained some momentum" in the battle for Bakhmut. Meanwhile, US media reported that secret plans of a spring offensive in Ukraine have been leaked online. Follow DW for more.
The spring draft for military service in Russia is underway. Will the young men be sent to fight in Ukraine?
A Ukrainian commander said Russia was pounding Ukrainian positions with airstrikes and artillery barrages. Meanwhile, the UK said Moscow was gaining little by pouring resources into the Donetsk region.
The Shiveluch volcano in Russia's Far East has blown an ash column about 10 kilometers high, threatening aviation. Shiveluch last had a major eruption in 2007.
A Chinese woman has become the first person to die from a form of avian influenza rarely caught by humans, the WHO says. Only three people have so far been known to have contracted the disease, all of them in China.
An internal investigation by French security forces has cleared two police officers who fired rubber bullets at environmental protesters last month, saying the officers acted in self-defence. In recent years, there has been increased scrutiny of police tactics in France, particularly the use of rubber bullets that can break limbs and even cause blindness.
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