Two recent college graduates from Bremen combine modern technology with old fashioned toys -- Smartplanes are the result. At their start-up "TobyRich" they produce light, plastic toy airplanes, which can be controlled remotely by a smartphone.
It's an open secret at the Farnborough International Airshow that a huge chunk of the business done is military. So why, asks DW's Zulfikar Abbany, don't we, or the arms companies, want to talk about it?
On Wednesday, German astronaut Alexander Gerst, Sergei Prokopyev and Serena Aunon-Chancellor will fly to the International Space Station (ISS). The "Horizons" mission will be Gerst's second mission.
For weeks, kites fitted with incendiary devices have been floating into Israel from Gaza. Locals fear the conflict may continue to escalate, fueled by unrest and poor humanitarian conditions in the Palestinian territory.
Drones and satellites are helping African journalists to expose lies and shed light on underreported issues in regions that are largely inaccessible. But restrictive regulations threaten their reporting.
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