Overcoming all obstacles, young BMX riders in a small Lower Saxon town secured a motocross track of their own. But older residents nearby have started complaining about the noise.
It's an old and painful practice. But even today, young girls in Cameroon have their breasts bound or beaten with stones. A women's rights group is fighting back against the tradition through education in schools.
The financial technology sector is expected to overcome long-standing barriers to financial inclusion in poor countries. The IMF and the World Bank are calling on policymakers to "embrace the promise of fintech."
The Kandahar police chief had survived previous attempts on his life. Accused of severe human rights abuses, he was a key figure for the US in the fight against the Taliban. A US commander survived the attack.
Over 200,000 people have taken to the streets of Berlin to face down the rise of far-right populism in Germany and Europe. The protesters were demanding more solidarity with marginalized groups.
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