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15 Jan
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.
18 Nov
Soldiers who are part of the East Africa Community Regional Force arrived at Democratic Republic of Congo’s Goma airport on Wednesday as fresh clashes between the army and M23 rebels forced hundreds to flee.
17 Oct
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.
2 Oct
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23 Sep
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.
11 Sep
The war in Ukraine has turned into an artillery battle that produces a continuous flow of injured and shell-shocked fighters. Our reporters James André, Virginie Herz, Wassim Daly and Oleksi Gordeev were granted rare access to a hospital in the suburbs of Kyiv, where nearly 200 wounded Ukrainian soldiers are recovering from traumatic frontline experiences. But not all injuries are physical. At the hospital, which specialises in physiotherapy and psychiatry, relaxation and acupuncture are used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
3 Aug 2022
At a facility outside Kyiv, soldiers with physical and psychological head trauma get treatment under the same roof. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the massive artillery barrages have resulted in countless severe brain injuries. DW's Nick Spicer reports.
17 Jul 2022
In eastern Ukraine, Russia continues its push to control the entire Donbas region. The strategic towns of Sloviansk, Kramatorsk and Bakhmut have all seen intense bombardment in recent days, leaving Ukrainian forces to shore up their lines of defence. Our reporters Luke Shrago, Taline Oundjian and Achraf Abid spent the night with some of those forces near the front, offering a glimpse into the life of a typical Ukrainian soldier at war.
16 Jul 2022
Sometimes the best way to send a powerful message is through music, and many in Mali are aware of that. The West African country is home to the Desert Blues, a style of music pioneered by Grammy winner Ali Farka Toure. Now his son is making his own headlines.
25 Jun 2022
Ukraine is facing the challenge of demining territory invaded by Russia. Now it will receive help from the Colombian military, which built its expertise fighting guerilla groups. DW's Johan Ramirez met soldiers who will lend Ukraine their know-how.
15 Jun 2022
A violent insurgency has been ravaging Burkina Faso for almost seven years. The government of Burkina Faso revealed on Tuesday that soldiers had recovered the bodies of 79 victims killed in an attack in the northern province of Seno over the weekend.
21 May 2022
An alleged coup attempt in the West African nation sheds light on the tensions facing the interim government of Colonel Assimi Goita. Yet, despite sanctions and isolation, Malians still back the military.

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