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Georgia anti-LGBTQ violence: ‘Nobody to protect journalists’

Opposition lawmakers are demanding the prime minister resign after the death of cameraman Alexander Lashkarava. His colleagues have told DW about the circumstances that led to his death.

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19 Apr
Several Palestinians were injured as violence broke out at Jerusalem's Temple Mount for the second time in just days. The site is sacred to both Jews and Muslims.
21 Apr
The Israeli army said it was reacting to a missile it had intercepted a day before. Tensions are high between Israel and Hamas amid violence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex in Jerusalem.
22 Apr
Although El Salvador has seen a fall in the number of homicides, the country suffers from another type of crime that the government avoids talking about. Gangs are stepping up kidnappings and forced disappearances, terrorising the most vulnerable, who increasingly end up dead. Faced with the authorities' silence, who keep no official register, victims' loved ones are speaking out. Our regional correspondents Laurence Cuvillier and Matthieu Comin report.
29 Apr
Worsening violence in parts of the Haitian capital has renewed fears of a loss of access to the northern part of the country. The violence comes as local gangs fight for power.
29 Apr
Tens of thousands of Russians have fled to Georgia, a small Caucasus nation of roughly 4 million inhabitants, since the start of the Russian offensive in Ukraine. The reasons are varied: fear of conscription for men, a risk of reprisals for political opponents or simply hope of a better life as Russia isolates itself. However, an uncertain future awaits them. Opinions in Georgia are divided about this new diaspora, despite the country already experiencing a Russian attack in 2008 and the occupation of 20 percent of its territory.
2 May
Marchers around the world have used May Day to hold rallies to voice dissatisfaction with their governments. There were mass arrests in Turkey, as well as violence in the French capital, Paris.
3 May
Reporters Without Borders teams up with Ukrainian partners to protect journalists in Lviv. Here they can network and receive protective gear to safeguard them while reporting in a war zone.
5 May
In eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the Lwiru Primates Rehabilitation Centre gives chimpanzees and monkeys a safe place to recover after they are rescued from the hands of poachers or illegal owners who tried to domesticate them.
22 May
South Ossetia's self-proclaimed government said it was time for the region to "unite once and for all" with Russia. The breakaway republic was at the center of Moscow's military intervention in Georgia in 2008.
21 May
Papers in Spain brace for the first visit of former king Juan Carlos since he went into exile amid investigations of tax evasion. In France, a parliamentary candidate from Emmanuel Macron's party who was convicted of domestic violence has been forced to withdraw after the controversy overwhelmed the party. Papers in the US hail the landmark equal pay deal agreed between the men's and women's football teams. Plus, should elephants be considered human?
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Clashes between the Congolese armed forces and the M23 militia group have sent thousands of people over the border to Rwanda seeking shelter. Meanwhile, the UK and Rwanda are to settle 50 undocumented migrants who arrived on British shores in the Rwandan capital Kigali; we take a closer look. And Zimbabwe wants to sidestep international conventions to sell its $600 million stockpile in black market ivory – not without controversy.