In Hamburg, a group of senior citizens have taken up karate. The idea is not just to boost their self-confidence. It's a great way of keeping fit as well.
Caracas has announced mandatory visas for US citizens wanting to enter Venezuela. The new system is a method to "control" US interference, the government said.
Bahraini authorities say they have stripped the citizenship of a senior member of the "Islamic State" militant group and dozens of other people. The list includes Sunni and Shiite Muslims.
Pakistan's citizens are clueless about what's driving the fuel crisis in the country. They're uninterested in hard-core economic issues. They need petrol and gas, and they hold PM Sharif responsible for the shortage.
While the Japanese government says it wants more students to study overseas to develop different perspectives, text books at home are taking a more conservative and patriotic line. DW examines.
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