The Nuit Debout - 'Rise Up at Night' - movement in France is demanding more social justice. The demonstrators have been protesting against socialist president François Hollande's planned labor market reform. They've called a general strike.
After 50 years of resistance, the French government has abandoned its plans to build a new airport in western France. DW discussed the recently announced decision with an activist at the squatted site.
Veteran French actress Catherine Deneuve has issued her own open letter on the #MeToo movement against sexual assault. She directed an apology to victims, while defending her own claims to being a feminist.
Tunisia has declared itself a multi-faith state. But the attack on the Jewish school in Djerba shows that radical anti-Semitism has its adherents in Tunisia, too – primarily in jihadist circles.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has called on authorities and protesters in Iran to exercise restraint. Iranian police have said an officer was shot and killed as nationwide protests broke out again.
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