North Korean missile fails after a show of strength
16 April 2017 | 5:41 am
A North Korean missile "blew up almost immediately" on its test launch hours before U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence was due in South for talks over the North's increasingly defiant arms program.
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South Africa rejects accusations by the United States that it's providing weapons to Russia. Also, the search for missing people continues in eastern DR Congo after last week's devastating floods. And Tunisia's Jewish community is still in shock, two days after an attack at the Ghriba synagogue on the island of Djerba, in which five people were killed.
Air raid sirens sounded across Ukraine and explosions were reported in the capital, days after air defenses largely repelled a Russian missile attack.
The US president said Washington was doing all it can to strengthen support for Ukraine to fight back against Russia's aggression. Meanwhile, Zelenskyy called on G7 leaders to his peace plan.
The governor of Sudan's Darfur region has urged citizens to arm themselves amid fears of escalating violence. A shaky nationwide truce is due to expire tomorrow.
Boris Pistorius told DW that Germany is willing to work with "reliable partners" like India and Indonesia. The German defense minister will be traveling to India alongside representatives from German's defense industry.
In the past, Germany's biennial Protestant Church Assembly has been dominated by debates about disarmament. But this year, the discussions revolve around weapons for Ukraine.
Several people have been killed in a Russian missile strike on the Ukrainian port city of Odesa, officials say. Meanwhile, Belarus says it has started taking delivery of nuclear weapons.
Former Vice President Mike Pence joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss former President Donald Trump's federal indictment, the 2024 race, and more.
The war in Ukraine is stirring debate in one of Europe's last neutral states. Switzerland is certainly not looking to scrap neutrality, it’s just not sure what it actually means.
Ukrainian officials said at least three people died and 22 were injured when Russian missiles hit the crowded center of the eastern city of Kramatorsk. More victims may still be under the rubble.
At least seven people were killed and 67 injured in a Russian nighttime missile strike on a city in Ukraine's eastern region of Donetsk, local authorities said early on Tuesday.
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