Flying the coop: Where Twitter refugees are flocking to
19 November 2022 | 3:29 pm
Since Elon Musk became CEO of Twitter, data shows a million users have fled the platform. DW rounds up some of the most popular microblogging alternatives — and sees if Mastodon lives up to the hype.
With over a million refugees and more than 200,000 asylum seekers, Germany is Europe's largest host country for those in search of refuge abroad. Our Perspective guest is one of last year's winners of the prestigious Global Citizen Prize, awarded for her work with female refugees in Germany, Greece and Syria.
Russian media and Telegram accounts have been sharing an edited anti-Ukraine poster, allegedly located in the middle of a Parisian metro station. Pro-Russian channels claims the poster shows French people telling Ukrainian refugees that they've overstayed their welcome. We debunk these claims in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Rohingya refugees in India say mysterious fires ravaging their settlements and upturning their lives "have become a constant reminder that we're not wanted."
The sixth anniversary of the mass exodus of 740,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is nearing. With no solution for finding the refugees a permanent home, the host community's patience is wearing thin.
On the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, the situation for many African refugees is dire. Even after they're granted asylum, they have a hard time integrating into society due to the island's lack of political will. But Joshua Kambala and his friends are channeling their frustration in a positive way: On the basketball court.
The US military shot down the high-altitude object over Alaska. It is the second foreign incursion into US airspace in two weeks.
The White House justified shooting down unidentified flying objects, saying they posed a risk to civilian air travel. The Biden administration also said there is "no indication" that alien activity is behind the objects.
TikTok lives, digital gifts, PayPal and cryptocurrency deposits are some of the main methods used by scammers that claim to raise money for survivors of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. In this edition of Truth and Fake, we go through the donation scams to look out for.
Germany took in more than 1.2 million refugees in 2022. Ahead of a policy summit in Berlin, DW looks at how this has impacted different towns in very different ways.
The region of Volhynia was still occupied by German forces when a wave of violence was unleashed on the Polish population there. It is estimated that by August of that year, up to 120,000 Poles were killed in Volhynia by Ukrainian nationalists in a series of massacres.
More than 100,000 Ukrainian refugees in France have spent the past year trying to adjust to their new life. Nearly 3,000 Ukrainians have been granted a temporary residence permit in the Hauts-de-Seine region, just west of Paris, of which 1,710 have been renewed, according to the prefecture.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has forced millions of people, mostly women and children, to flee their homes since February 24, 2022. Nearly five million of them are believed to have escaped abroad, forcing them to integrate into a new country as they leave behind the life they were used to.
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