This Week on World Stories: Repression in China, Mega-Marx in Trier, treatment only in exchange for bribery in Uganda and a Gangster Rapper hopeful in Amsterdam.
The German city of Trier is accepting a huge statue of Marx given by the Chinese government. Historian Winfried Speitkamp told DW why such monuments cause dispute in Germany.
Dilapidated roads, crowded schools and poorly equipped hospitals, experts say many African countries would have enough to finance development projects if international companies were forced to pay taxes in full.
The presence of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Africa appears to contradict China's policy of non-interference in the continent. But DW's Abu-Bakarr Jalloh thinks China merits some praise.
Six new countries will take seats on the 15-member UN Security Council starting on January 1. The election of Equatorial Guinea drew criticism from rights groups and transparency watchdogs.
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