In an attempt to save money, the eastern German village of Gross Grabow keeps its streetlights turned off at night. Locals who want to see where they're going can use their mobile phones to have the lights turned on for fifteen minutes.
Imprisoned Uighur rights activist Ilham Tohti has won the 2017 Weimar Human Rights award. Ulrich Delius from the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) spoke with DW about Tohti's work and the significance of the award.
As Germany enters its third month without a new government, the Social Democrats are feeling the pressure from all sides. The SPD has given its clearest sign yet that it may spare the country fresh elections.
Sand seems to be in limitless supply — but we are going through it faster than almost any other resource on the planet. What happens when the sand runs out?
Rampant graft afflicting the mining industry has led to a massive loss of public revenue in many countries. A new report shines a light on the risks of corruption occurring at the very start of the mining process.
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