Issuing parking tickets is not exactly the most popular job in the world. The authorities in Sachsen-Anhalt have now also recruited volunteers or "traffic monitors.” Matthias Mendler is one of the team.
In an ambitious bid to curb toxic levels of air pollution engulfing the Indian capital, the Delhi government recently launched a controversial odd-even road-rationing scheme. But how is the experiment working?
Slovenia has warned it may be forced to slow the influx of refugees arriving from Croatia and Serbia. Migrants taking the Balkan route have moved on to Slovenia after Hungary's right-wing government closed its borders.
Mumbai is one of only a few major conurbations in the world to boast urban flamingos. But a new bridge will cut through their habitat and most likely drive them away.
Record numbers of asylum seekers have arrived in southern Germany, including Munich where volunteers rushed to help. Protests erupted at a Hungary train station after authorities stopped people heading to western Europe.
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