Far off the grid, energy sources are scarce. But human waste isn't. Scientists can now turn urine into electricity. The new technology can help charge lights and phones in refugee camps and poverty-ridden areas.
European refugee policy is directed out of Brussels – a city where the negative consequences of that policy are on display. DW's Daniel Bellut reports from the Belgian capital's Parc Maximilien.
In the wake of the dismantlement of the "Jungle" refugee camp in Calais, the migrant population of the Dunkirk camp, La Linière, has doubled. Abigal Frymann Rouch reports on their desperate attempts to reach the UK.
The Balkan route no longer dominates the headlines, but it still exists. Refugees undertaking the journey have been left stranded, with doubts over their future growing by the day. Many have gathered in Belgrade.
Tourism in Berlin is booming. But not everybody is happy about it. Too many parties, too much waste, people groan. Nobody is shouting for a cutoff yet, but DW columnist Gero Schliess recommends prompt action.
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