Children of foreign parents living in Germany no longer have to choose a citizenship before they turn 23. But remaining a dual citizen is not automatic, as new legislation sets conditions that must be fulfilled.
Gay and childless heterosexual German couples seeking to have children by non-traditional means have gained a small victory. If the surrogacy is done abroad, authorities must recognize the couple as the legal parents.
Germany is planning to send soldiers to northern Iraq as instructors. They're intended to support the Kurds in their fight against "IS." But it's just a drop in the ocean, says Naomi Conrad.
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