Mass flooding exacerbates hardships of war in Yemen
15 August 2022 | 7:20 am
Heavy rain and flash floods have added to the problems caused by Yemen's civil war. Despite the current truce, the humanitarian situation remains dire, and the next catastrophe might be already looming off the coast.
French President Macron's long talks with Putin to avert war are the subject of analysis and even memes. So, what did they say to each other? A new documentary offers remarkable glimpses into the Elysee's war diplomacy.
During Algeria's war of independence, thousands of people were arrested by the French authorities, never to return home. While many are believed to have died in custody or have been assassinated by French forces, families of those missing grapple with the lack of closure. 60 years on, historians continue to investigate the disappearances and families still hope to learn more about the fate of their loved ones.
Protesters outside Büchel Air Base want the government to tell the United States to get its nuclear weapons out of Germany. But, with a war raging in Europe, they aren't getting much attention.
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Even as the war goes on, Ukrainians are tracking down war criminals. Kyiv authorities say they know of 3,000 war crimes and have 300 possible culprits' names from their region alone. They say international cooperation will be required to bring these Russian soldiers to justice.
Faced with economic instability and worsening violence, many Myanmar people are heading to Thailand. But the trip holds its own dangers, especially for women, says Thet Mon in a story supported by the Pulitzer Center.
Food prices soared beyond the reach of many, even before Russia's war in Ukraine choked grain supplies, a new report says. The effects of climate change, COVID-19 and armed conflicts drove up the cost of basic goods.
DW correspondent Juri Rescheto brings us this story of a Russian teacher who has been suffering consequences for expressing her anti-war stance. She has refused to be silenced despite pressure.
In eastern Ukraine, Russia continues its push to control the entire Donbas region. The strategic towns of Sloviansk, Kramatorsk and Bakhmut have all seen intense bombardment in recent days, leaving Ukrainian forces to shore up their lines of defence. Our reporters Luke Shrago, Taline Oundjian and Achraf Abid spent the night with some of those forces near the front, offering a glimpse into the life of a typical Ukrainian soldier at war.
More than five million Ukrainian refugees have fled the country since Russia's invasion, and many are seeking jobs in host countries throughout Europe. The Tent Partnership for Refugees has launched a new initiative, which aims to integrate displaced Ukrainian women into the workforce in the EU. Dozens of major European corporations have signed on to the Sunflower Project.
The Russian TV journalist who protested the war in Ukraine was briefly detained in Moscow. She had recently returned to Russia after working for German newspaper Die Welt.
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