A traditional business in Regensburg that conserves monuments made of metal, a retiree from Oldenburg who teaches prisoners, and a hair salon in Bochum that offers customers hair cuts until midnight.
A million people died in East Africa alone during the First World War. Many Africans also fought in Europe, defending the interests of their colonial masters. Today, their sacrifice has been largely forgotten.
The situation in the Central African Republic remains chaotic. An EU mission, including a German contingent, is to support French and African troops already in the country, but it will take some time before they arrive.
For years, China has been involved in territorial disputes with its neighbors. But the United States now fears that allies such as Japan and the Philippines might be drawn into a conflict with Beijing.
The foreign ministry in Moscow has complained to the new German ambassador, in response to comments from Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble. He drew a parallel between Crimea and Hitler seizing the Sudetenland in 1938.
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