Magdalena and Hanna come from Poland. Right now they are studying in the southern German city of Tübingen. It is home to one of the oldest and most famous universities in Europe.
Anahita Rehbein, a 23-year-old student, has been crowned Miss Germany. "I could hug the whole world," she said after coming out ahead of the other 21 competitors.
Hailing from Syria, Afghanistan and Eastern Europe, they attend the same integration class in their new home. Despite different backgrounds, these high school students all have one thing in common: motivation to succeed.
Despite initial skepticism, the Eco-Schools initiative is gaining momentum in Ghana. Students get hands-on experience with sustainability, such as waste management - crucial in a land where it's practically non-existent.
Germany's student movement of 1968 fought for more freedom and democracy 50 years ago. Activist Gretchen Dutschke tells DW why she feels mostly positive about the social changes that emerged from the protests.
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