RT News - January 12 2023 (09:00 MSK)
China's foreign minister, on a five-nation tour of Africa, says no world power should not force African countries to choose one side or another, as the continent needs more solidarity, not confrontation. India's Prime Minister Modi begins a summit of nations of the Global South, with a powerful speech about the crucial role that emerging economies have in shaping the future of the world. An RT correspondent observes a demining operation in the once-embattled, Donbass city of Mariupol, as explosives left behind by Ukrainian troops still pose a threat to civilian lives. Local residents in Burkina Faso still don't buy France's claims of not meddling in the West African nation's internal affairs, following the expulsion of the French ambassador.