Germany's new coalition government wants to make Africa a priority, and is promising more private investment and development aid. For many, these are the same empty promises of the past.
The right wing in southern and eastern Germany often accuses Angela Merkel of betraying conservative values — a potentially big problem for the chancellor. DW went to Ansbach in Bavaria to test the political winds.
The Slovak prime minister has resigned amid a political crisis triggered by the murder of a journalist. Protests have swept the country, and researcher Milan Nic told DW there is little sign they will subside.
Since 2012, Myanmar has seen a steady economic growth, but most people in the Southeast Asian country still don't possess a bank account and prefer to use cash for financial dealings. Ate Hoekstra reports from Yangon.
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