British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson says we need to stop the criminalization of drug use. DW's Ines Pohl caught up with him in New York where the issue has been high on the agenda of a UN meeting.
Human rights activists and family members of the victims of drug-related killings have expressed outrage and disappointment at Manila's denial of any wrongdoing in President Duterte's drug war. Ana P. Santos reports.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will eject EU ambassadors out of Manila if it turns out they are demanding his country be kicked out of the UN. EU countries denied any knowledge of the demand.
Many recreational drugs cooked in hidden labs around the world today were origianlly desigend by German chemists, the military and German firms.
German consulates are contracting out more and more visa application services, the Foreign Ministry has confirmed.
A quick rundown of business events of the week
Austria’s new ban on covering the face was meant to target the burqa. But the law has had police responding to a Lego Ninja, a man dressed as a shark and even the parliamentary mascot.
The world record for the biggest doner kebab has been broken in Berlin. It is a fitting title for the city where the sandwich was invented.
A confidential NATO report has questioned the alliance's ability to defend against a Russian attack. Eastern European members of the alliance fear Russian aggression.
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