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.
Germany's anti-monopoly commission is warming up to Uber and other car sharing services, but recommends limits on surge pricing. Taxi unions remain defiant and want to stick with fixed rates - for now.
Just weeks before most foreign combat troops leave Afghanistan, a wave of violence has hit the country, adding to concerns over the ability of local forces to provide security. DW discusses the issue with Jason Campbell.
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.
Students and academics alike are popping pills to boost their brain power with a previously unseen nonchalance. Cognitive enhancers seem to be the new norm. Why?