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Volunteers in Ukraine risk their lives to distribute supplies under constant shelling

Sunday, May 15, 2022

In some Eastern Ukraine cities, volunteers risk their lives to deliver food and medicine to those afraid to leave their homes because of constant shelling.


A family in Kharkiv refuses to leave, even as the Russians shell their city.

Friday, April 29, 2022

Millions have fled the war in Ukraine and left the country, but some refuse to leave. For one family in Kharkiv, their fight to simply staying alive has become their biggest act of resistance.


See how Kharkiv's bomb squad neutralizes cluster bombs in Ukraine

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Ukrainian forces are struggling to detonate mines that scatter over a wide area and are internationally banned, known as "cluster munitions."


Photos: Russian forces were driven out of this village outside Kharkiv, Ukraine

Friday, April 22, 2022

Last month, Ukrainian forces pushed the Russians out of the village of Mala Rohan. NPR goes inside the warehouse Russia had used as temporary barracks.


Many Ukrainians aren't optimistic about peace with Russia

Friday, April 22, 2022

As a Russian general reveals Kremlin plans to take Ukraine's Donbas region to the east as well as all of the country's south, we look at the situation out a village near the frontlines of the war.


Residents give updates from Lviv after multiple missile strikes were reported

Monday, April 18, 2022

At least six people have been reported killed and more injured in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, where missile strikes were reported.


Kyiv is hit by missiles — a day after sinking a Russian war ship

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Missiles hit the environs of Kyiv, as Russia prepares for a renewed assault on eastern and southeastern Ukraine.


Beneath Kharkiv in Ukraine, survival has created a sense of community

Friday, April 15, 2022

For more than 50 days, Ukraine's second largest city has been relentlessly shelled. Above ground, parts of the city are unlivable. But below ground, life is trying to find a way.


People Kharkiv suffer daily Russian attacks in a war Biden now calls a genocide

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

The eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv is the country's largest Russian-speaking city. It's been attacked by Russia for weeks. President Biden is accusing Russian President Putin of genocide.


A report from Kharkiv and other war updates

Monday, April 11, 2022

President Volodomyr Zelenskyy is warning that thousands of Russian troops are getting ready for a major assault on southeastern Ukraine. Officials are urging civilians to flee before time runs out.


Russia accused of war crimes in missile attack on Ukrainian train station

Saturday, April 09, 2022

Ukraine is still reeling from a missile attack at a crowded train station in the eastern part of the country. At least 50 people were killed in the attack and about 100 are injured.


Ukraine says a Russian missile hit a train station, killing at least 50

Friday, April 08, 2022

A Russian missile strike on a train station in Eastern Ukraine has left at least 50 dead. People in that part of the country are looking at how to prepare for further attacks.


House music is alive and well in South Africa

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

In much of the world, house music has already had its day — but in South Africa, it is pop music. Here's why this musical genre has remained king.


Many African countries have been hesitant to take sides in Russia-Ukraine conflict

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Many African countries have been reluctant to weigh in on the conflict in Ukraine. African countries aren't in favor of the invasion but they're weary of taking sides.


Remembering photojournalist in Uganda, Sumy Sadurni

Tuesday, March 08, 2022

Sumy Sadurni was a Spanish-Mexican freelance photojournalist based in Kampala, Uganda. The 32-year-old was known for her evocative work across the region. She died in a car accident on Monday.


Some countries are choosing to maintain their ties with Russia

Sunday, March 06, 2022

While most countries have opposed Russia's invasion of Ukraine, many others are keeping their Russia ties intact. Their reasons range from practical matters — such as trade — to ideological.


Lions in South Africa test positive for COVID-19

Friday, February 11, 2022

Scientists at a zoo in South Africa have found that zookeepers have spread COVID-19 to lions. The infections raise concerns about the virus spreading into the wild.


South Africa eases most COVID restrictions, citing high population immunity

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

Up to 80% of South Africans are either vaccinated or have recovered from an infection The only vestige of COVID-19 rules are masks, which are still required in public spaces and on public transport.


The military is now in charge of the West African country of Burkina Faso

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

In Western Africa, a military coup has removed Burkina Faso's democratically elected president from office.


Soldiers in Burkina Faso say a military junta now controls the country

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

In the latest setback for democracy in Africa, a military coup has removed the democratically elected president of Burkina Faso. There have been recent coups in the region: Mali, Guinea and Chad.