Anyone seeking ayslum in Germany must go through a complicated bureaucratic process. But now the North German district of Harburg is trying to make asylum seekers' life a bit easier, helping them find work as a first step towards integration.
Almost one-third of all refugees in Germany are women. However, they receive little attention in the debate on integration, which makes settling into the country all the more difficult.
The iconic Danish toymaker is facing its biggest test since flirting with bankruptcy in 2003, announcing it will lay off 8 percent of its staff after reporting its first fall in sales in more than a decade.
Angela Merkel took the world by surprise in September 2015 when she welcomed hundreds of thousands of refugees to Germany. How well have they integrated into German society, two years on? Phoebe Cooke reports.
When hundreds of thousands of refugees made their way into Europe in August and September 2015, German Chancellor Angela Merkel decided to engage in an open-door policy toward the newcomers. What's happened since then?
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