UN court orders Uganda to pay 325 million dollars in war damages
10 February 2022 | 10:26 am
The International Court of Justice orders Uganda to pay millions in reparations to Uganda over its role in the conflict in the eastern Congolese province of Ituri in the late 1990s. Also, relief workers struggle to help those caught up in the aftermath of Cyclone Batsirai in Madagascar. And key scientific, political and entrepreneurial voices head to the French city of Brest for the One Ocean Summit event, which is spotlighting the urgent need to protect international waters and marine life.
Amnesty International has released its report on 2022, focusing on Russia's war of aggression on Ukraine and the crackdown on protests in Iran. But the situation in Myanmar has also raised concerns.
The subject of the hit podcast series "Serial" and an HBO documentary was freed after his conviction was vacated last September. A US court has now reinstated the murder conviction.
The Constitutional Council has the power to scrap all or parts of the bill it deems unconstitutional. Emmanuel Macron's government passed the bill by decree, saying France can no longer afford to let people retire at 62.
The UN's decision to take deep-sea mining applications comes when there is no mining code in place. Several countries have insisted that industrial undersea mining should require strict rules.
The monks in the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra monastery of Ukrainian Orthodox Church have been accused of having links to Russia. The abbot of the monastery was placed under house arrest for 60 days.
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.
Former top commanders of the Kosovo Liberation Army face war crimes charges at a special tribunal in The Hague this week. They stand accused of persecuting political rivals and ethnic minorities.
The Kosovo war remains a thorny issue in the relationship with Serbia. Experts think the trial in The Hague is one-sided and could exacerbate tensions between the two sides.
Since the start of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Taiwan has shown unwavering support for Kyiv. The invasion of a young democracy by its larger neighbour is indeed a situation that hits close to home in Taiwan.
Nearly 400 Afghan women who are UN employees have now been banned from working for the organization by the Taliban. Previously, those working with the UN were exempt from the ban.
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