Germany's defense minister has called for cutting back on troops in anti-terror operations, a paper reported. Another top politician said Chancellor Merkel should tell Germany why its soldiers should be in Afghanistan.
Merkel should explain why Germany should be in Afghanistan, Struck said
Like Struck, Defense Minister Jung thinks Germany should stay
Ukrainian authorities have made further allegations of Russian incursions into the country's conflict-ridden east. It comes despite assertions by the Russian and Ukrainian presidents that the fighting needed to end.
Property giant China Vanke has teamed up with e-commerce platform Taobao to offer discounts to homebuyers. The move is the latest attempt by the country's largest developer to lure customers amid a housing slump.
Business joins the international outcry over Thai company's lawsuits against human rights investigator Andy Hall. He faces civil and criminal charges over his work for rights group Finnwatch.