German children are now guaranteed a spot in day care, but a shortage of space is all but certain.
Measles vaccination rates are rising in Germany but so is the number of annual infections. Unvaccinated children can be kept out of school and day care to prevent an outbreak of the disease.
Amongst the news about Germany scoring its highest number of births per woman since 1973, are warnings about making sure the infrastructure is there to keep it that way. And a more personal one from Tamsin Walker.
North Rhine-Westphalia's government is on the defense after a plan to legally ban girls from wearing headscarves in school sparked controversy. Germany's anti-discrimination head said a ban could marginalize Muslim kids.
A rape is a brutal and heinous crime. But sadly in India, a rape also becomes a political issue, with the dynamics of religion, caste and misogyny shaping the public debate over the problem, says DW's Isha Bhatia.
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