Probe into Southern African soldiers burning bodies
15 January 2023 | 2:59 pm
A 20-second video circulating online depicting soldiers throwing bodies onto a burning pile of rubbish in Mozambique has prompted an investigation. It could amount to war crimes if verified.
Russia and Ukraine exchanged hundreds of prisoners of war after a prisoner exchange was brokered by Turkey and Saudi Arabia. Among them were fighters from the Azovstal plant.
Families of Mexico's 43 missing students still hope to get justice eight years after they disappeared. However, they lost a key ally with Omar Gomez Trejo's resignation and are "extremely" concerned.
Soldiers have been seen along the main avenue in Ouagadougou leading to the presidential palace and national television station.
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The Kremlin has called for Russia's participation in investigations into last week's explosions in the two Nord Stream gas pipelines. Meanwhile, Estonia's defense minister recommended a NATO "submarine policing" program.
The sport's national governing body, US Soccer, commissioned the report after former NWSL players Sinead Farrelly and Mana Shim came forward with allegations of harassment and sexual coercion dating back a decade involving former coach Paul Riley.
German federal prosecutors announced an investigation into suspected blasts that damaged gas pipelines between Russia and Europe. Berlin has now joined Denmark and Sweden in gathering clues about the Baltic Sea leaks.
In 2019 alone, militia groups recruited nearly 8000 child soldiers, some as young as six. One of the countries where children are most at risk is the Central African Republic. Deutsche Welle has visited a project aiming to rehabilitate such children.
Just three weeks after Russian President Putin announced a "partial military mobilization," the first soldiers are arriving on the front lines. While the government is enlisting hundreds of thousands, it doesn't seem able to meet even their most basic needs.
Since October 23, pro-Russian and pro-Wagner accounts on social media have been sharing a video that claims to prove France is arming jihadists in Mali. The narrative that France supports terrorism in Mali is common among users spreading anti-Western misinformation online. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
The UN nuclear agency plans to send the experts to Ukraine this week to probe Russia's "dirty bomb" claims. Meanwhile, a Polish general is set to lead the EU training mission for Ukrainian troops. DW has the latest.
President Han Duck-soo said the government would carry out a "thorough investigation" as the casualty count continued to climb overnight. A 561-member task force will interview witnesses to the tragedy.
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