Our intestines work hard, digesting and absorbing nutrients from our food and making them available to the body. It’s a fact that if they were spread out, our intestines would be 400 to 500 square kilometers in area - twice as big as a tennis court.
Manuel Friedrich is the only German in India's new football league - the Super League. He talks to DW about training in monsoons, football in the shadow of cricket and the uncertainties of a mashed together product.
Despite protests from Manila, China continues to build artificial islands in the Spratlys in a bid to assert its sovereignty claims before a UN court rules in an arbitration case, as analyst Gregory Poling tells DW.
Berlin Food Week just kicked off, offering visitors cooking demonstrations, lectures and food markets. It's proof of Berlin's food craze and the fact that its culinary scene is catching up with the rest of the world.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has spoken publicly about the German military's equipment shortfalls, appealing for "all the facts" to be placed "on the table." The Bundeswehr's air force is particularly hard hit.
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