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10 May
Chernihiv survived weeks of Russian siege. DW's Alexandra von Nahmen visited the city, where death and destruction is all that the retreating Russian forces left behind.
16 Nov 2021
Russia has acknowledged destroying a satellite in a missile test, as the US had reported. But the Kremlin denies creating a risk to others in space — and says the US is being hypocritical on space safety.
6 Oct 2021
Streets remain flooded and buildings damaged after tropical Cyclone Shaheen lashed Oman, leaving two workers dead in a landslide and a child killed by flash flooding. Flights were cancelled or delayed as wind speeds reached 120 kilometres an hour across Oman's north coast.
31 Aug 2021
Residents carry out rescue missions in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida made landfall, killing two and stranding many in rising floodwaters. Ida, which has been downgraded to a tropical depression, knocked out power for all of New Orleans, with more than a million properties across Louisiana without power, according to an outage tracker.
28 Jun 2021
Emergency services are on site after a rare tornado razed houses to the ground in the Czech Republic's southeast, killing at least three and injuring dozens.
27 May 2021
The Middle East is suffering from the worst upheaval in decades, whether it's a result of civil and regional conflicts, anti-government protest movements or economic and environmental crises. The big question for the international community now is how to remove the threat of weapons of mass destruction from the equation – that's nuclear, chemical and biological arms. The role of the Middle East Treaty Organization is to do exactly that. Its director Emad Kiyaei joins us to tell us more.
13 May 2021
Palestinians survey the damage in Gaza after another night of conflict. Palestinian militants attacked Israel's commercial centre of Tel Aviv and other cities with rocket fire, while the Israeli army launched strikes on Hamas and other Islamist groups in the crowded coastal enclave.
17 Dec 2019
Throughout the day we read and see stories of destruction, cruelty, pain and suffering. French author Cyril Bruyelle decided to take a trip around our planet, armed with 20 questions and a determination to ask as wide a range of people as possible to respond to them, from past presidents to pastors. The goal: to get a real view of the world as humans see and feel it; to find out whether it's a predominately cruel or kind place to be. He concluded that we have much more in common than we think. He joined us for Perspective.
13 Mar 2017
Iraqi forces liberate Mosul museum, where all that is left after two and half years under Islamic State control are traces of looting and destruction.

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German airline Lufthansa has said it is canceling over 2,000 additional flights at its Frankfurt and Munich hubs due to staff shortages. Its low-cost subsidiary, Eurowings, is also expected to cancel flights.
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On November 17, 2018, French men and women gathered for the first time on the capital’s iconic Champs-Élysées and on hundreds of roundabouts throughout France to protest against the high cost of living. They were easily recognisable by their yellow high-visibility vests. The months-long demonstrations against the government of President Emmanuel Macron turned violent and were met with a fierce crackdown by security forces. Almost four years later, those who participated in the movement tell FRANCE 24’s reporters how the struggle has changed their lives.
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Bottom trawling is often singled out by scientists and activists as one of the world's most destructive fishing techniques. It's prevalent in European waters. Nothing escapes the vast nets: fish, crustaceans, but also coral reefs and seagrass beds. Wherever trawlers go, the ocean floor turns into a desert. In this edition of Down to Earth we head to Spain, where bottom trawling is rife, even in marine protected areas.
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June is Pride Month, a celebration of the world's LGBTQ populations which also serves to continue the fight for equality and justice for the community. Activist Anna Sharyhina joined us on Perspective for a conversation about LGBTQ rights in Ukraine before and since the Russian invasion. Originally from Kharkiv, she co-founded the Ukrainian NGO "Sphere", which works to provide a safe space for the country's queer community and organised Kharkiv's first Pride parade in 2019.
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