Jens Philippi runs a small plant nursery in Saarbrücken, and has made it policy to hire staff members with disabilities. In recognition of his work, he’s now won an award from the state of Saarland.
After Berlin and Paris in 2013, the EU has called for a third summit to discuss ways of boosting growth and jobs across Europe. Politicians meeting in Milan face a challenge, and so far have had only limited success.
DW visited five familes in Gaza to ask them what treasured possession they had managed to save from the destruction and rubble of the war and what they expect in terms of help from the international community.
More than 4,000 people have now died from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, according to the World Health Organization. Most of those deaths have been in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
Hong Kong Civil servants have begun returning to work as the protests that have disrupted the city for more than a week dwindled. Student activists have said steps are being taken for reform talks with the government.
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