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 Smarter app can connect people when cell service is down, to find lost relatives or ask for help. But crucial figures are opposed to the technology, and will need convincing before the app can hit the market.
The non-profit in the city of Essen has found itself at the center of a national debate about xenophobia. The manager of the food bank worries that his volunteers will be too scared to show up to work.
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.
Is Tunisia, the only democracy to emerge from the Arab Spring, slipping back into repression and chaos? Tim Sebastian meets Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui.
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