In Hamburg's Altona district, residents regularly hold a market to sell products they've made themselves. However making money is not their primary goal. The market was instigated to help people get to know their neighbors in a pleasant atmosphere.
At an age when many would comfortably slide into retirement, 74-year old physician and businessman Wolfgang Kehr is only getting started with his next idea. He's not what you'd call a typical startup founder.
As the liberation of Mosul from the "Islamic State" group gathers pace, Iraq's second city has been coming back to life with remarkable speed. DW's Florian Neuhof reports from neighborhoods of freshly shaven men.
In Germany's Ruhr area, former mining areas are being transformed and marketed as residential or commercial areas. The strategy has been a success with people flocking to the newly created neighborhoods.
Six people died after gunmen launched an attack on an outdoor market in Acapulco. The popular tourist destination has been the site of brutal gang violence in recent years.
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