Even now, some 40,000 German soldiers are being dug up from World War II battlefields and reburied every year. A public alliance to care for war graves helps give families certainty over where fathers and grandfathers have their last resting place.
Workers building a memorial to victims of communism in Estonia have discovered a World War II-era German war grave. Authorities in Estonia said that the bodies would be re-buried in a nearby German cemetery.
The UN has called the war in Yemen the world's worst humanitarian crisis. Karl-Otto Zentel, general secretary of humanitarian agency CARE Germany-Luxemburg, describes the human suffering in this overlooked conflict.
Poor people from Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia and Turkey were paid thousands of euros for their kidneys. A prosecutor said they were left without proper medical care and were treated "like waste."
Wide-eyed children, women using primitive tools, arid fields — when appealing for donations, aid organizations deploy the very cliches they often criticize. Some are starting to rethink their approach.
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