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)
As Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in prepare for their landmark meeting, the world's attention turns to the Korean Peninsula — a region with deep historical and cultural similarities but stark ideological differences.
Geologists said earthquakes triggered by a nuclear test last year inflicted heavy damage on North Korea's main test site. The North recently announced it would be freezing its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
Five years ago the Rana Plaza complex in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1100 textile workers. This disaster laid bare the shady dealings within the industry, but what has changed since then?
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