Fast Food Nation: Street Vendors Take on Multinationals To Fight India's Food Crisis

Fast Food Nation Street Vendors Take on Multinationals To Fight India's Food Crisis

Food multinationals are quickly squeezing out traditional nutritious cooking in India, bringing in fast foods that are literally making people sick. Street vendors, day laborers as well as the rich and well-educated are fighting to save the country's cuisine. By Heike Le Ker (Text) and Maria Feck (Videos and Photos) By Heike Le Ker and Maria Feck more...

Migration Quiz: How Much Do You Really Know about Immigration?

Migration Quiz How Much Do You Really Know about Immigration?

Do you know what country attracts the most immigrants? What about the most popular destination for German emigrants? Test your knowledge about migration. more... Comment ]


Mobility Quiz: Do You Know the Longest Road in the World?

Mobility Quiz Do You Know the Longest Road in the World?

Whether by car, train or plane, traveling these days is simpler than it has ever been. But some places are still easier than others. Test your knowledge! By Nicolas Krönert more... Comment ]

Future Train: How Light Rail Has Transformed Addis Ababa

Future Train How Light Rail Has Transformed Addis Ababa

The economies of major African cities are hampered due to the lack of public transportation, according to the World Bank. The Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa has now installed a light rail system. And the transformation has been profound. By Bernhard Riedmann and Stefan Schultz in Addis Ababa more...


Learning from Crisis: Inside the Effort to Improve Emergency Care in Haiti

Learning from Crisis Inside the Effort to Improve Emergency Care in Haiti

A year and a half after Hurricane Matthew, Haiti's health care system is still ill-equipped for another major disaster. Several innovative groups are now training doctors and nurses to better prepare them for catastrophes. By Alexis Ward more... Video ]

Reporter Podcast: Visiting the Last of the Mayans

Reporter Podcast Visiting the Last of the Mayans

The culture of the Lacandons in the Mexican jungle is dying out. In an interview, photographer Martin Engelmann and journalist and filmmaker Katja Döhne talk about how rapidly the lives of the descendants of the Maya are changing. Interview Conducted By Anna Behrend more...


Reporter Podcast: 'Sometimes I Miss a Sunny, Ice-Cold Day in the Snow'

Reporter Podcast 'Sometimes I Miss a Sunny, Ice-Cold Day in the Snow'

Journalist Kirsten Milhahn has lived in Nairobi for five years. In an interview, she explains why Kenya is a paradise for adventure sports and the things she sometimes misses from home. more...

Women's Rights in Egypt: 'Your Uncle Is a Devil, But You're also Going To Hell'

Women's Rights in Egypt 'Your Uncle Is a Devil, But You're also Going To Hell'

Women are protected under Egyptian laws -- but the country's legislation is often merely for the sake of appearances. Miscarriages of justice are rampant under a dictatorship that combines secular and Sharia laws. Von Annette Langer more...


Genital Mutilation in Egypt: 'Stop Taking Your Daughters To Be Mutilated.'

Genital Mutilation in Egypt 'Stop Taking Your Daughters To Be Mutilated.'

Sexual harassment is part of everyday life in Egypt and gang rapes continue to shock the country. Where does this excessive violence come from? By Annette Langer   more...

Violence Against Women: 'As an Egyptian Woman, You Spend Your Entire Life Dealing with Sexual Violence.'

Violence Against Women 'As an Egyptian Woman, You Spend Your Entire Life Dealing with Sexual Violence.'

Sexual harassment is part of everyday life in Egypt and gang rapes continue to shock the country. Where does this excessive violence come from? By Annette Langer   more...