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.
Chinese online giant Alibaba has gotten off to a sensational start on Wall Street. That's good for the stock exchange and global shares trading. But now, the retailer has to prove its mettle in its everyday operations.
Britain's Foreign Office says a British teacher held hostage in Libya for five months has been freed. The abduction was initially kept secret. Militants had kidnapped David Bolam in Bengazi in May.
The Erasmus program has given Europe a million babies. A study of the 27-year-old student exchange showed that over a quarter of people who took part had met their current life partner during their studies abroad.
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.
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