Günther Grass turned 80 on Tuesday. The German Literature Nobel Prize winner has not only received critical acclaim for his politically inspired works, but he has also caused controversy.
Five years after the Volkswagen emissions scandal began, the automaker has reached a settlement with Germany's consumer federation. The amount is a fraction of what the company was ordered to pay American consumers.
NATO representatives are holding emergency talks after a Syrian government airstrike killed 33 Turkish troops in northwestern Syria. The escalation comes as aid agencies warn of the conflict's devastating humanitarian impact.
This week on Eco Africa we look into the impact of global textile production for the fashion industry, visit a clothing bank helping women in South Africa and see how to make hair extensions out of natural sisal.
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