There’s a social imbalance at Germany’s universities. Most students still come from middle class academic families and too few from educationally disadvantaged groups. A Germany-wide initiative hopes to change that.
While Europeans are focusing on Ukraine and Iraq, the oldest of the Middle East issues will haunt them for some time. The wider Israel/Palestinian conflict needs the full attention of Europe, writes Mattia Toaldo.
By fighting effectively against the "Islamic State" in Iraq, Kurds are promoting their goal of establishing an independent Kurdistan, writes DW's Kersten Knipp.
While bombs are killing people back home, a group of young Israelis and Palestinians are in Germany trying to make sense of it all and come up with a solution for peace.
Around 2,000 "unaccompanied under-age refugees" came to Germany last year. They need help to overcome bureaucratic hurdles - and for many the suffering is a long way from over.
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