We discuss the issue with Ferdinand Fichtner from the DIW, the German Institute for Economic Research, in Berlin.
Aid money does more harm than good, believes Kenyan economics expert, James Shikwati. He says instead Africans have to tap into their biggest resource – the continent's 1.2 billion people and their skill as traders.
In an exclusive DW interview, Merkel's challenger criticized her campaign motto and lack of leadership. He was also highly critical of Turkish President Erdogan, saying he would not be blackmailed on refugee policy.
Russia has voted in favor of new sanctions against North Korea in the United Nations Security Council, even though they include new oil sanctions. The Russian resource plays a much greater role than previously thought.
Over 100 states are meeting in Geneva to discuss why the three-year-old Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) has so far failed. Signatories are still sending arms to Saudi Arabia despite ethical commitments.
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