Millions of people the world over have fled their homes. Often, their only information source is the internet. Apps help lead them to safe areas. And refugees can keep in touch with their families online.
French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to move homeless migrants off the streets of Calais by the end of the year. But his plan has been met with resistance. DW's Doris Pundy reports from the northern port city.
After cellphone networks were knocked out by two hurricanes, residents can now access the web from the stratosphere. The service is powered by two helium balloons hovering 18 kilometers (11 miles) above land.
After over two years, Berlin said it's still not ready to stop temporary passport controls at the Austrian border. The Interior Ministry cited fears of a terrorist attack and unbridled migration for the prolonged checks.
Germany's conservative CDU/CSU parties have agreed on a guideline to limit migration to the country. While some call the move unconstitutional, experts say the proposal appears to be legal, though ethically questionable.
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