Germany reveals details of compensation plan for gay soldiers
01 August 2020 | 9:00 am
Homosexual soldiers who faced discrimination in Germany's Bundeswehr army could receive financial compensation, according to the draft of a new bill. The judgments of military courts will also be revoked.
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Sudan's army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces have agreed to extend their cease-fire by 72 hours. Meanwhile, the UN is sending its top humanitarian envoy amid the "unprecedented" situation. DW has the latest.
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A much-awaited report released by the United Nations (UN) on Friday claimed that at least 500 people were executed by foreign fighters and the Malian army during an anti-militant operation carried out in March 2022.
Clashes broke out as demonstrators tried to prevent a newly elected ethnic Albanian mayor from entering his office in the Kosovar town of Zvecan. A police car was set on fire and tear gas was used to disperse the crowd.
The death toll from the attack on the garrison, southwest of the capital Mogadishu, has not yet been confirmed. But a Somali military commander said both sides suffered large casualties.
Recent drone attacks and the shelling of a Russian border town have forced residents to flee their homes, sowing panic and fear. The Kremlin has downplayed the raids, but experts think they reveal Putin's weaknesses.
Three Israeli soldiers and a member of Egypt's security forces have died in a fairly rare exchange of fire near the two countries' border, their militaries said. The countries said they were investigating together.
The Sudanese army has accused the Rapid Support Forces militia of killing the governor of the West Darfur Province, Khamis Abdalla Abakar in a statement issued on Thursday. In the same vein, the paramilitary RSF said the rogue elements should be held responsible for Abakar's death.
Wagner mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin said Russia's military leaders targeted his troops, after he made critical remarks. The Russian Defense Ministry denies the allegations.
The Palestinian Health Ministry said five people had been killed and over two dozen wounded in the attack in the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
A suicide bomber has killed between 20 and 30 soldiers and injured nearly 60 more in an attack on a military academy in Mogadishu. Al-Qaeda-affiliate al-Shabab has been trying to topple Somalia's government since 2007.
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