China has abolished its one-child family planning policy. Beijing says the move aims to deal with economic problems prompted by an aging population. Introduced in 1979, it led to an imbalanced gender ratio because of a preference for boys.
A Russian anti-abortion group claims it has collected a million signatures supporting a ban of the procedure. Nearly 100 years after Soviet Russia legalized abortion, the debate is back, reports Emily Sherwin in Moscow.
Cutthroat competition on the open market is just like the class struggle of the Cultural Revolution, says Chinese artist Wang Qingsong. His critical work is now on show in Berlin.
When India and Pakistan became independent 70 years ago, they were at the same level of development, with both equally poor and wretched. But the economic gap between them is growing.
Following her trip to the US, DW's Fanny Facsar headed to India to find out what's driving nationalism in one of Asia's most populous countries. She discovered that religion there can run deeper than democratic values.
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