We explore Leipzig with Grace del Rosario from Manila, capital of the Philippines, stopping for a look at St. Thomas Church, the Auerbachs Keller and the Baumwollspinnerei modern art gallery.
In 1813, the Battle of the Nations was fought all around and in Leipzig. It was the bloodiest battle in European history until World War I. A colossal monument commemorates the fallen soldiers.
Islamist militants in the southern Philippines have freed 10 Indonesian sailors who were abducted at sea five weeks ago. It is not clear whether a ransom was paid to secure their release.
The recent gruesome killing of a Canadian citizen by Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines has drawn global attention to the extremist outfit. Analyst Joseph Franco talks to DW about the threat posed by the group.
A Canadian citizen has been executed after spending months as a captive of Abu Sayyaf militia in the Philippines. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decried the "cold-blooded murder."
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