Many communities in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps were hard hit by the recent floods. Now that the water has receded, locals are cleaning up and hoping life soon returns to normal.
At the risk of being labeled a catastrophe tourist, the German president has visited Marxloh, an area synonymous with crime and unemployment. But does it really deserve that reputation? DW's Elizabeth Schumacher reports.
Germany's worst train accident, 20 years ago, is being remembered at Eschede, northeast of Hanover. A high-speed ICE train derailed, killing 101 people, and left Deutsche Bahn facing deep scrutiny over design and safety.
The EU and NATO have teamed up in Europe's far north to fight hybrid threats from "tweets to tanks." A new center of excellence focuses on resilience to menaces from little green men to huge humanitarian catastrophes.
African governments must take a fresh look at how they monitor climate change so they could 'identify what it brings to their countries,' warns Anaclet Rwegyarura.
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