A cross-border exchange program allows elementary school teachers from Germany and France to trade places for four years. It means children are taught by native speakers and can get acquainted with a different culture.
When it comes to the West's engagement in Afghanistan, the field of education is a success. German organizations have played a large role. They're hoping for more time - and aren't necessarily worried about the Taliban.
Generation Y is known for mastering the art of improvisation, investing in education and rejecting hierarchies. In his new book, youth researcher Klaus Hurrelmann calls them "secret revolutionaries."
Corruption kills millions of people and costs the world's poorest countries more than $1 trillion a year, a new report says. Anti-poverty activists are urging the G20 to increase transparency.
Some hate him. But for others, he is a trendsetter, an Internet wizard and a role model. Jack Ma, the founder of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba, is never afraid of breaking the rules, but he makes sure he gets his way.
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