Kashmiri skiers defy conflict to reclaim winter paradise
11 March 2023 | 2:03 pm
For Kashmiris, the only way to get to the winter resort of Gulmarg is through heavily-guarded checkpoints. But the standoff between India and Pakistan is not stopping them from enjoying the slopes.
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The brutal power struggle unfolding in Sudan has no clear end in sight, with over 500 people already killed and thousands forced to flee. After the joy and hope of the democratic protests that led to the fall of Omar al-Bashir, the country has been unable to escape the shadow of his regime and the men who wish to succeed him.
The UN refugee agency warned that bloodshed in Sudan could cause 800,000 people to leave for neighboring countries. Meanwhile, clashes in Khartoum have undermined an extended truce. DW has the latest.
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Iran and Afghanistan are locked in a long-standing dispute over the sharing of water from the Helmand River. Clashes broke out recently along the border.
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With four African countries at the bottom of the ranking of progress towards key development indicators, we speak to South Africa's international affairs minister about her hopes for a crucial Paris summit aimed at ushering in a new financial world order. Also, Ghanaians tell us about daily life amidst an economic crisis and Sierra Leone is days away from electing its next president.
According to the UN refugee agency UNHCR, Arab militias are attacking Black people in Darfur. Because of this, the number of refugees fleeing the Sudan conflict is now set to exceed initial projections.
In Sudan, the fighting is tearing the country apart. An exhibition in Cologne wants to shine a light on the north African country and raise awareness of the conflict.
Dozens of women and girls have been raped and sexually assaulted by fighters in Sudan as the conflict approaches its third month.
According to the estimates from the International Organization for Migration, Egypt is hosting the largest number of those who fled — more than a quarter of a million people.
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