Photography is more than just an art form. Photojournalism specifically is an essential component to understanding major global events, especially conflict. The war in Ukraine is a perfect illustration: how else can the world understand the scale of destruction or the transformation of daily life but through visual accounts?
World leaders used the G20 declaration to slam Russia's war in Ukraine, which has dominated the summit. They also expressed economic concerns, especially for middle-income countries.
The war against drugs has killed more than a million people in Latin America without denting the power of drug trafficking mafias, Colombia’s President Gustavo Petro tells FRANCE 24 and RFI in a wide-ranging interview that also touches on the war in Ukraine, the climate emergency and the tentative peace process with the ELN rebel guerrilla in Colombia.
The Russian war in Ukraine "must and can be stopped" and would "save thousands of lives," Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said. G20 leaders condemned Moscow for its war in Ukraine. Follow DW for the latest.
Russia has been launching massive attacks on Ukraine's energy supply, causing widespread power outages. How are people managing — and how are they preparing for an even more serious emergency?
The governments of the US and the UK recently warned their citizens of a possible terror attack in Abuja. This warning, which was not well received by the Nigerian government, sent panic across the country. GuardianTV spoke with residents of the Nigerian capital to get their takes on the terror alerts from the UK and US authorities and how they have impacted their day-to-day lives.
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Once so picturesque it was nicknamed the "Switzerland of the Donbas", the eastern Ukrainian town of Sviatohirsk today lies in ruins. It was recaptured by Ukrainian troops in mid-September after being occupied by Russian forces for nearly 100 days.
A wave of missile attacks the likes of which had not been seen in months: Russian missiles rained down on cities across Ukraine this week, including in Lviv, Kyiv, Zaporizhzhia, and many others. The attacks follow the explosions on the Kerch bridge that links Russia to the illegally annexed Crimean peninsula.
Since a partial mobilisation was announced in Russia on September 21, some 260,000 Russians have fled their country to avoid being called up to fight in Ukraine, according to the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta.
Olawale Abdulmajeed, a 32-year-old Nigerian medical student, fled Ukraine after the Russian invasion. His escape took him from Dnipro, Ukraine, all the way to Dordrecht in the Netherlands. With the sound of exploding bombs still in his ears, he is now trying to make a new life. But how did he experience the whole escape? And what difficulties is he facing now? Olawale tells his story.