Germany celebrates 25 years of post-Wall unity. A study shows the flow of people moving westwards has largely dried up, but that there are still economic differences for workers from the former East and West.
The Day of German Unity takes place as Germany struggles with internal problems in the wake of parliamentary elections. What's more, the country must also position itself internationally, writes DW's Ines Pohl.
In a new move designed to improve the work and life balance for Japan's employees, the government has announced it will impose an annual cap on overtime hours. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
It's a gloomy prognosis, but a new study claims that by 2040 Germany could suffer from a major shortage of specialized skilled workers to fill important jobs. So far Berlin has not really taken notice.
A new report on the status of German unity debated by cabinet ministers comes as a warning against demographic developments in the eastern part of the nation. The population there is aging and shrinking.
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