Postman Andreas Oberauer’s workplace is on the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain. Five days a week carries the mail up to the summit station, at an elevation of 2962 meters.
President Salva Kiir has split 30 cabinet posts between his government and opposition factions. Despite the formation of the new transitional government of national unity, fighting continues.
Myanmar's new parliament has proposed a bill that would give Aung San Suu Kyi the power to rule "above" the president. The bill would circumvent a junta-era constitutional rule preventing her from leading the country.
Reinhold Hanning, a former Nazi SS officer, has apologized for serving as a camp guard at Auschwitz despite knowing that people were being killed. He is charged with being an accessory in the deaths of 170,000 people.
The chancellor's office has named Bruno Kahl as the new head of Germany's foreign intelligence service. The current BND president is being unexpectedly sent into early retirement.
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