As wolves return to Germany, the danger of attacks on humans is growing. Animal protectionists fear that open season will be declared on the canines. Can professional wolf management plans regulate coexistence between humans and wolves?
Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected? The government has come up with new rules.
Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region.
Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Wolves carried out almost 500 attacks on livestock across Germany in 2017, according to fresh data. Some are calling for the predators to have their protection status lowered.
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