Deutsche Welle

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 07:36
Afghanistan's parliament has voted to sack the foreign minister and two other Cabinet members. The dismissals come as Afghanistan is mired in an economic crisis and widening Taliban insurgency.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 06:20
The European Union has been training military personnel in Mali for the last three years. Yet despite this international assistance, Islamist terrorists were able to capture the Malian army base in Nampala in mid-July 2016.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:34
Ukrainian officials and Russian-backed rebel leaders agreed to a withdrawal of troops from three front line areas in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday. The deal is less elaborate than last year's cease fire, which broke down before it began. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warns there is no guarantee of success this time, either.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:46
Ethiopia is to be a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for two years. The country may spread peace while on blue helmet missions abroad, but critics complain that political space at home is contracting.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:45
The accusations echo those of Turkey's Kurdish opposition and human rights groups, which have documented widespread abuses during months of counter-terror operations in southeast Turkey.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:24
Five French soldiers are suspected of having committed violent acts or witnessing violence without intervening. They reportedly beat up two people in the capital, Bangui, in early 2014 while other soldiers stood by.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 06:38
The Kenyan government has ordered the world's largest refugee complex closed by November. The UN refugee agency has called for more time to avert "transferring the problem" to war-torn Somalia.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 06:32
The African Union Mission in Somalia continues to face an uphill battle in the face of budgetary uncertainty.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:22
The AU peacekeeping mission in Somalia has been extended by one year amid uncertainty over funding after the EU reduced its support. As a result, Kenya has threatened to withdraw its troops from the mission.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 07:03
Joint maneuvers with US soldiers are causing alarm in the Republic of Moldova. The pro-Russia opposition has referred to the exercises as an invasion.