In Hamburg's Altona district, residents regularly hold a market to sell products they've made themselves. However making money is not their primary goal. The market was instigated to help people get to know their neighbors in a pleasant atmosphere.
Young, black Brazilians - largely from poor neighborhoods - are taking a new approach to receiving second-class treatment in shopping malls. The appeal of their protests has triggered a public debate: Is Brazil racist?
The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Poland say eastern neighbors of the EU should not have to choose between Moscow and Brussels. The call is a response to the crisis in Ukraine.
Will Berlin cancel Christmas this year? Germany's multicultural capital is experimenting with religious neutrality to make all its residents feel more at home. DW's Louise Osborne is all for it.
China has staked its economic future on deeper integration with Central Asia. But as the US withdraws from Afghanistan, Beijing is concerned that a renewed civil war there could thwart regional development.
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