In the year following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the war's carbon bootprint is similar to the entire emissions of Belgium, conflict emission experts say.
African leaders from six countries want to end Russia’s war in Ukraine. A peace delegation will visit Kyiv and Moscow to mediate the conflict that has raged for more than a year.
Leaner, faster, better. Germany’s defense minister is under pressure to show that he can succeed where his predecessors have failed: Cut bureaucracy, and turn the Bundeswehr into a serious fighting force.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said Monday that the country's non-aligned position did not favor Russia over other states and reiterated its call for a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Ukraine.
President Vladimir Putin told Russians the world was at a key turning point and they were engaged in a patriotic struggle for the future of their country.
The planned counteroffensive against Russian forces may not be the last, Ukraine's foreign minister has said. Meanwhile, the European Union is discussing new sanctions.
An overlap of the conflicts in Ukraine and African countries with climate change-triggered disasters around the world has increased the number of internally displaced people to a record 71.1 million at the end of 2022.
A United Nations internal estimate predicts Sudan's crisis will see five million more people needing emergency aid, just as vital international funding for U.N. humanitarian appeals is dropping off.
Angola’s president Joao Lorenco told FRANCE 24 that he did not think an all-out war between Rwanda and DRC was on the horizon. He said he was hopeful that his mediation efforts to restore peace in the DRC's east would bear fruit. He explained that the M23 rebel group was upholding a ceasefire reached a few weeks ago and that the next step was for the group to be cantoned and disarmed.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will meet Syrian President Bashar Assad in his first trip to Syria since the war broke out in 2011. Iranian forces played a major role in defending Assad's government.
Authorities in South Korea are preparing a clampdown on drugs after a gang allegedly gave spiked energy drinks to children, telling them it would help with their schoolwork.
Lights, camera, action! A viral video of soldiers falling to the ground from explosions – with cameras present – has fuelled accusations the war in Ukraine is staged. But it’s simply behind-the-scenes footage of a Ukrainian short film. We spoke exclusively to the producer and director in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.