A group of students at a school in the eastern German city of Cottbus is fighting to help Afghan classmates facing deportation stay in Germany. But odds are slim, and sentiment among their neighbors is not in their favor. DW reports from Cottbus.
Two-time Olympic cycling champion Kristina Vogel has given her first press conference since a training accident left her paralyzed. She described the process of adjusting to her disability as her toughest-ever battle.
More than 12,000 people protested against racism across western Germany, two weeks after far-right violence in the east. The demonstrators took issue with countries like Afghanistan being considered safe for return.
Despite gloomy headlines about the asylum policy debate, a majority view life with their immigrant and non-immigrant neighbors positively. The study still noted an East-West split, as well as a divide on headscarves.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to grant Pakistani citizenship to millions of Afghan migrants, many of whom have been living for decades in fear and uncertainty. Implementation, however, remains uncertain.
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