Houthi-backed ‘foreign minister’: We are not the ones making a mess of Yemen
22 January 2022 | 7:21 am
The Yemen civil war has created one of the world's worst humanitarian crises. The Houthi-backed foreign minister Hisham Sharaf tells DW his "government" will not stop fighting until the Saudi-led coalition withdraws.
Four members of the group were found guilty of seditious conspiracy for their role in seeking to block the transfer of power after the 2020 presidential election in the second major sedition trial involving the group.
As any diplomat will tell you, your friends' friends aren’t necessarily your friends. We knew that at the start of the war in Ukraine, when Israel made sure to keep up relations with Russia so it could keep on targeting Moscow ally Syria. Did that all change last Saturday night in Isfahan? Israeli drones reportedly targeted a defence facility in Iran's third-largest city.
More bodies were recovered overnight, and rescue operations are still ongoing. Most of the victims were police officers.
Two people have been killed and seven wounded in a knife attack on a train in Germany. The attack took place in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein that borders Denmark. A young man is in police custody.
A damning report from US-based short-seller Hindenburg Research alleging widespread fraud at Adani Group has shaved off at least $70 billion in market capital from the giant Indian industrial conglomerate.
At least 284 people were killed and 2,323 others injured in 10 provinces after a strong earthquake jolted southern Türkiye on Monday morning, Vice President Fuat Oktay said.
The recent introduction of new denominations of naira in Nigeria causes a chaotic rush to get the old notes out of circulation by the end of January. Also, Ivory Coast has raised its minimum wage as the country faces a cost-of-living crisis. And Cape Town tourists are warned not to seal their fate as some of the usually docile mammals start attacking humans.
Choreographer Marco Goecke issued his apology three days after the incident, which occurred in the foyer of Hanover's opera house. Attacking the journalist with dog feces was "an overreaction," he said.
Strictly speaking, Marco Goecke was not fired for smearing dog poo on a critical journalist's face after a bad review, rather he and Hanover's State Opera mutually agreed to dissolve his contract with immediate effect.
Most of the victims in a suicide bombing in the Pakistani city of Peshawar were police officers. The attack has raised alarms among officials over a security breach at a time when the Pakistani Taliban are particularly targeting the police and military.
One of Cambodia's last free media outlets, Voice of Democracy radio, ceased operations on Monday after Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered its closure for allegedly slandering his son in a story.
Over 2,000 Afghan asylum seekers are living under "miserable" conditions in the United Arab Emirates, according to the Human Rights Watch advocacy group. Some evacuees have been waiting for resettlement for over a year.
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