Ukraine updates: Falling missile debris causes fires in Kyiv
18 May 2023 | 1:43 pm
Air raid sirens sounded across Ukraine and explosions were reported in the capital, days after air defenses largely repelled a Russian missile attack.
Ireland is militarily neutral, but the country has been providing non-lethal assistance to Ukraine, sparking debate in Dublin. What comes next for Irish neutrality?
The foreign ministers of the world's major economies are gathered for a second day of meeting, with host Japan urging a unified stance on China.
The Patriot system is used to combat enemy aircraft, ballistic missiles and cruise missiles. Meanwhile, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Russia has targeted the Ukrainian capital with Iranian Shahed drones for the first time in almost a month, officials in Kyiv said. Germany says it's too early to discuss Ukraine's entry into NATO.
Journalists covering Russia's war on Ukraine must now observe stricter rules. Media outlets say the changes violate press freedom.
Beijing's ambassador to Paris said ex-Soviet states don't have "actual status" under international law. Meanwhile, G7 leaders called for an expansion of the Ukraine grain export deal. DW has the latest.
Ukrainian photojournalist Evgeniy Maloletka is the winner of the 2023 World Press Photo of the Year. He spoke with DW about documenting a bombed maternity ward in Mariupol.
A loose cannon or did China’s ambassador to France just test the waters for a more offensive posture on Ukraine? Lu Shaye has made headlines before, most notably with his wolf warrior calls to order over Taiwan. Now come his latest comments questioning not only Ukraine’s sovereignty over Crimea, but the very legitimacy of the 14 independent States that peeled off from Russia when the Soviet Union collapsed. The embassy claims he was speaking only for himself.
Kyiv said it intercepted over 20 cruise missiles and two unmanned aerial vehicles, while at least 16 people were killed in strikes targeting other Ukrainian cities.
Russian forces continue to wage war across Ukraine, but Volodymyr Zelensky's government is already looking ahead to the task of rebuilding. The European Commission and World Bank predict that this could come with a price tag of some $350 billion.
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