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The protests in Iran are continuing unabated. Iranians are defying the violence of the country’s regime. The UN says that more than 300 people have already been killed, including more than 40 children. What will be on the agenda at today’s special session of the UN Human Rights Council on Iran?
In France, it’s known as the couple franco-allemand – whereas in Germany, it’s referred to as the Franco-German engine. But these terms mean the same thing, namely that no two countries enjoy closer cooperation and friendship than do France and Germany.
There are still 55 countries around the world that continue to impose the death penalty. But each year, this number diminishes. Representatives from125 countries are to gather in Berlin from 15 November in order to advance the universal abolition of capital punishment.