The Greek parliament has approved the first civil service layoffs in more than a century. The debt-troubled country has to slim down its bloated public sector to receive another tranche of its international bailout.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his job was "to ensure that the boats don't come." The announcement was made after parliament passed a bill to allow asylum seekers access to hospitals in mainland Australia.
As she prepares to hand her job over to a robot, DW's Kate Ferguson makes the case for reforming Germany's social security system to better suit the new recruit.
The Greek island of Chios is the only place in the world where the multipurpose mastic resin is cultivated. It's used for refining desserts, drugs and cosmetics — and nowadays also for making beer taste (even) better.
As the dust settles on Nigeria's postponed general election, Nigerians have expressed their frustration with the electoral commission. But many are still optimistic their voices will be heard.
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