Hope Springs Eternal - Somalis in Germany | People & Politics
Habiba Mohamed fled Somalia's civil war 20 years ago. Now she lives in Bonn and works to help her compatriots in the Horn of Africa. In Cologne, young Somalis in the association "Rajo of Somali Souls" are collecting money for their starving country. Rajo means hope.
Gabriel Wiese - Cork Furniture Designer | euromaxx
Designer Gabriel Wiese turns corks from wine bottles into fashionable items of furniture. Wiese is a qualified carpenter from Saalfeld an der Saale. He started making cork furniture in the 1990's.
Losing Altitude - the decline of the party The Left | People & Politics
Frustrated with their marginal political role, constantly quarrelling over their political direction, enduring party leaders whose statements about the Berlin Wall and Cuba's dictator Fidel Castro make for embarrassing headlines and poor showings in opinion polls: Life is tough these days for the comrades. The party The Left has seen far better days.
Merkel under Pressure - the Chancellor's controversial course | People & Politics
Merkel rushed ahead in the euro crisis and declined any part in the NATO mission in the Libyan conflict. More and more people in her party and her parliamentary faction are skeptical about her. Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl says he doesn't see Merkel setting a clear course in either European policy or in German foreign policy, where Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle is increasingly unpopular.