Germany is debating whether to provide weapons to Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq. German law prohibits arms deliveries to ‘crisis areas’, but proponents say modern weapons could prevent Islamic State fighters from perpetrating genocide in the region. Critics are worried that the threat a high-tech armament poses is greater than its promise, since weapons can easily fall into the wrong hands.
Stage, television, film, radio – Maren Kroymann can do it all. The 65-year-old entertainer feels best on the cabaret stage and when she's singing. She uses her celebrity to campaign for the rights of homosexuals. After her own outing in 1993, television roles in particular failed to materialize. Maren Kroymann, who makes her home in Berlin, shares her thoughts on tolerance on Talking Germany.
A weekly radio program that covers sci-tech news around the world.
A weekly look at globalization, education, economic development, human rights and more.
Find out which DW services are available in your area.