Religious extremism, nuclear armament, ongoing regional conflicts: South Asia faces a number of demanding challenges. For German politicians, the stabilization of this key region is crucial.
Pakistan still has a long way to go, but SPD MP Johannes Pflug is sure the country has a future. In a conversation with DW's Grahame Lucas he taks about how Germany can support its development. (05.04.2011)
Extremists and corrupt politicians keep shaking the young nation, says Gunter Mulack. Germany's ex-ambassador to Pakistan talks to DW's Grahame Lucas about the steps the country should take to strengthen its democracy. (05.04.2011)
Gregor Enste, who spent five years in Lahore working for the Heinrich Böll Foundation, that is closely linked with Germany's Green Party, spoke about the rise of religious extremism in Pakistan to DW's Grahame Lucas. (25.03.2011)
More than 10,000 people were evacuated from the Indonesian resort island of Bali after authorities raised the alert status for the Mount Agung volcano to the highest level, meaning an eruption was imminent.
Germany has told a second employee of the Vietnamese Embassy in Berlin to leave the country after the alleged kidnapping of Trinh Xuan Thanh. Vietnam maintains the former oil executive voluntarily returned home.
The Chinese government hopes to restrict climate change and illness with the help of artificial meat. It's a bold move. But will the population go along with it, asks Frank Sieren.
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