25 May 2022
Clashes between the Congolese armed forces and the M23 militia group have sent thousands of people over the border to Rwanda seeking shelter. Meanwhile, the UK and Rwanda are to settle 50 undocumented migrants who arrived on British shores in the Rwandan capital Kigali; we take a closer look. And Zimbabwe wants to sidestep international conventions to sell its $600 million stockpile in black market ivory – not without controversy.
23 Feb 2022
Tensions in eastern Ukraine have been rising for weeks. DW reports from the village of Vrubivka, where many are leaving and those who stay live in constant fear of shelling.
8 Dec 2021
The raids hit the main port through which goods flow into Syria. According to the state-controlled Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the fires were later extinguished. ... "Our air defenses repelled the Israeli aggression in Latakia," a Syrian military source told SANA.4 hours ago
8 Nov 2021
Six months ago, DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi placed North Kivu and Ituri – two provinces in the east of the country – under "a state of siege", effectively imposing martial law in a region that has been rocked by conflict for decades. Today, although the government claims that hundreds of armed militiamen have surrendered, massacres continue and security forces face mounting criticism. In the city of Beni, the justice system has ground to a halt and crime has soared. Our correspondents report.
15 Aug 2021
Rescue and relief operations are under way as a quarter of a million people are displaced from their homes after heavy monsoon rains hit eastern India.
10 Apr 2021
Russia is reportedly amassing thousands of troops at its border with Ukraine, but the Kremlin denies that the buildup poses a threat. Is Ukraine facing the possibility of a Russian invasion?
3 Oct 2020
"We will do our best as Europeans to help mediate." Those were French President Emmanuel Macron's words after becoming the first Western leader to meet face-to-face with exiled Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya. Macron was taking time out of a long-planned visit to Lithuania to answer her call to broker dialogue with Alexander Lukashenko, who last week staged a secret inauguration to a sixth term.