Country: Russia

Ipek Ipekcioglum aka DJ Ipek (image: Melis Oezdil)

Eklektik BerlinIstan meets Anatolian folk

DJ Ipek's space-time continuum in sound

Aid workers protest against the Syrian regime's demand to organise aid deliveries themselves in the Turkish-Syrian border area in July 2023 (image: Omar al-Bam/DW)

Russia, Assad, UN?

How to get aid to millions in Syria now

Deputy Emir of Mecca Prince Badr bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz (centre) welcoming Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (left) in Jeddah on the eve of the Arab League Summit, 18 May 2023 (photo: SPA/AFP)

Assad's rehabilitation

Enforce sanctions instead of normalising the Assad regime

People with bloodstained clothes (image: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP/picture alliance)


The Taliban’s "War on Terror"

Man walks between ruined buildings in Syria, posters of President Bashar al-Assad hang from the broken facades (image: Omar Sanadiki/REUTERS)

Economic diplomacy

Who wants to invest in Syria now?

Italian Prime Minister Meloni and Tunisian President Kais Saied (image: Slim Abid/AP/picture alliance)

EU courts Tunisia

Has Europe found a new partner for its asylum policy?

A huge painting by Sudanese artist Amna Elhassan featuring a woman, bird and a tree (image: Schirn Kunsthalle)

Sudanese artists speak out

"It's not our war"

Sudanese men brandish guns (image: AFP)

Sudan's ongoing hostilities

A disaster waiting to happen, says expert

Heavy fighting in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan (image: Marwan Ali/AP/picture alliance)

Sudan army versus the RSF

The generals' power struggle

Bareheaded girl stands in front of the Azadi Tower in Tehran showing the victory sign with both hands, November 2022 (image: alliance)

'Maximum pressure' gears up

Protests drive Iran's Saudi deal

Italy's Prime Minister Georgia Meloni with Algeria's President Tebboune in Algiers January 2023 (image: Chigi Palace Press Office/ANSA/ZUMA/picture-alliance/dpa)

Italy and Algeria cooperate on energy

Algiers is banking on Europe's gas rush

Assad on a state visit to Oman (image: Sana/AP/picture-alliance)

Earthquake aid for Syria

Bashar al-Assad – pariah no more

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin (image: picture-alliance)

Turkish-Russian relations

Erdogan's re-election would serve Putin

Malnourished people stand around the carcasses of dead livestock in Somalia (image Erik Siegl)

Climate change impacts Somalia

What future without rain – or aid?