In Germany about 2000 people work as volunteers for Engineers Without Borders. One of them is environmental engineer Franziska Karge from Nuremberg. She and her colleagues have been helping provide a solar power system for a school in Nicaragua.
As Ebola makes its way from the countryside to the city in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the WHO warns of a high risk of spreading, the central African country's neighbors act fast to prevent a deadly epidemic.
Stuff business! The Brexit-tinged tussle over the EU's satellite navigation system, Galileo, is all about the technology and the engineering expertise that the UK desperately wants - and needs - to keep.
Although he has been banned from filmmaking since 2010, he keeps working without the approval of Iranian authorities. The latest work of filmmaker Jafar Panahi, Three Faces, has been received enthusiastically in Cannes.
A company with close ties to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has bought the daily newspaper "Hurriyet" and TV station CNN Turk. The consolidation is "a deep cut," says Reporters Without Borders' Christian Mihr.
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