With the oil prices that subsidize life in Algieria falling and prices rising, people feel uncertain about their future. They can’t even protest the worrying economic conditions: It’s officially a democracy, yet even peaceful protest is banned.
Fifty years ago, Germany's student movement fought for more freedom and democracy. Activist Gretchen Dutschke tells DW why she feels mostly positive about the social changes that emerged from the protests.
Is Tunisia, the only democracy to emerge from the Arab Spring, slipping back into repression and chaos? Tim Sebastian meets Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui.
Demonstrations have swept Tunisia due to government austerity measures, and the country's democracy has advanced since its 2011 revolution that ushered in the Arab Spring. But does this transition come at a cost?
Many ties link Germany and Romania, and now the Eastern European country is guest of honor at the Leipzig Book Fair. While corruption affects its developing economy, Romania's rich cultural scene offers reasons to hope.
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