In Afghanistan, an old cement plant has re-opened and tries to compete with imports from Pakistan. the business brings jobs, but also problems: machines are decades outdated and skilled workers are few.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter's quick farewell trip to Kabul has put Afghanistan back in the US news cycle. But is its return to the headlines just a blip on the media radar?
Progressive global warming will have an outsized effect on countries in Asia and Oceania. In a DW interview, Kira Vinke from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Research explains what makes the region more vulnerable.
Pakistan is set to host the Heart of Asia conference, which aims to strengthen the peace process in Afghanistan. Experts say the countries participating in the dialogue have conflicting interests in the war-torn country.
Urban redevelopment in Altena in northwest Germany is at the heart of a successful refugee resettlement program. The story resonates on Architecture day, where the motto is for architecture to "create quality of life."
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