Gabon coup: EU chief says evacuations not planned yet
31 August 2023 | 1:38 pm
EU foreign policy chief Borrell said the coup followed "elections full of irregularities." He addressed reporters ahead of an EU meeting with African stakeholders to also discuss Niger's coup.
2 May 2022
29 Mar 2022
Authorities have asked people living near the volcano to evacuate as a precaution, warning that more eruptions are possible.
1 May 2022
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is in New Delhi for her first official visit. She is set to hold talks on climate change, trade and security.
27 Apr 2022
Russian energy giant Gazprom said it would halt gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria, raising concerns that Moscow could use energy supplies as blackmail over the conflict in Ukraine.
2 May 2022
Thousands of residents of mountain towns in New Mexico were forced to evacuate, as the largest fire currently in the US has spread. Red flag warnings were also issued for parts of Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.
3 Jul 2022
Ursula von der Leyen said Ukraine was making progress toward its goal of EU membership and needed to foster business confidence by appointing top anti-corruption officials.
1 Aug 2022
The Ukrainian president has ordered residents to immediately leave the eastern Donetsk region. Meanwhile, Kyiv said the Ukrainian military killed scores of Russian soldiers in Kherson.
18 Sep 2022
Ursula von der Leyen also proposed a price cap for firms profiting from rising energy prices and spoke of a "solidarity contribution" for fossil fuel companies.
24 Oct 2022
Speaking to FRANCE 24, Vera Jourova, a Vice-President of the European Commission, strongly condemned what Russia says are evacuations of civilians in the Kherson province of southern Ukraine. "I come from Czechoslovakia and this is the old playbook," she told Catherine Nicholson. "The Soviet military invasion of 1968 was presented as brotherly help."
6 Dec 2022
More people have fled after Sunday's eruption of the Mount Semeru volcano in Indonesia. Rescuers were evacuating homes in the exclusion zone as officials warned of a continued threat from cooling lava.
"We will stand by Ukraine's side as long as it takes," European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tells DW.
The Sudanese army has agreed to help extract US, UK, Chinese and French diplomats out of the country. The fighting continued into the weekend, breaking yet another temporary cease-fire. DW has the latest.
The scramble to safety continues in Sudan. Foreign governments have airlifted hundreds of people out of the country. In the UK, several asylum seekers and refugee groups head to court to challenge the government's so-called Rwanda migrant plan. Finally, ahead of World Malaria Day, a global health chief for the deadly disease warns that beyond celebrating progress, we should also be aware of the effects of climate change.
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Junta-led Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger have ditched the G5 anti-jihadist force. Experts say their intended confederation to tackle Islamist insurgents in the Sahel is bound to fail unless they mend ties with ECOWAS.
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is accused of buying two yachts in October with Western aid money, in the name of two of his closest aides. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Nigeria's President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday ordered a thorough investigation into a weekend military drone attack that killed at least 85 people, including women and children, in northern Kaduna.
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Kiev mayor Vitaly Klistchko delivers a stunning rebuke of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Finally, a rogue kangaroo is caught by Canadian authorities – but not before punching a police officer in the face!
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