As soon as she enters an airplane, Runa Funke breaks out in a sweat and her heart races. She suffers from fear of flying. She finds help at Leipzig's airport, where courses on conquering her phobia are given regularly .
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said UN-led negotiations to end the civil war should begin next month. The nearly four-year-old conflict has claimed over 10,000 lives and pushed millions to the brink of starvation.
A group of Venezuelan migrants has returned home from Peru at the expense of Nicolas Maduro's government. Facing an exodus from Venezuela, Maduro had proclaimed his countrymen "won't be slaves to anyone in the world."
Long-haul travel is as common as cola. We're flying ever greater distances more often and non-stop, like 19 hours from Singapore to New York. But the psychological and biological effects are under-researched.
Lewis Hamilton only narrowly edged out Sebastian Vettel in an extremely tight qualifying session in the Brazil. Less than two tenths of a second separated the front four.
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