South of the Bavarian city of Nuremberg, police and fire departments depend on volunteers from the emergency assistance organization Technisches Hilfswerk. We meet the men and women who donate 500 hours of their time every year.
The fighting between government troops and Islamist gunmen for control of Marawi, in southern Philippines, penalizes evacuees by exacting a heavy toll on their mental and physical health. Ana P. Santos reports.
Lima is still reeling from the flooding and mudslides that have left Peru's capital in a state of emergency. With more rain predicted, the situation is becoming increasingly desperate as Jurriaan van Eerten reports.
Thousands of runners have taken part in the Delhi Half Marathon despite health warnings from doctors. Participants have to cover 21.1 kilometers in one of the world's most polluted cities.
Lawmakers have drafted a new law to punish "political commentators and intellectuals" for defaming historical symbols. Egypt has witnessed a widening crackdown on free expression with fresh arrests and raids.
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