Krieger: Time out, you guys!

Krieger: Time out, you guys!

Our resident wise man Olaf Krieger says it is important to take a true break during the working day. He demonstrates the benefits by heading to a tranquil refuge, far from the office.
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Uganda: Global Snack

In Uganda people associate "Rolex" not with a luxury wristwatch but an omelet rolled up in a chapati. Faizo Mugerwa's stand in Kampala is busy from dawn until late at night.
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Philippines: Global Snack

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Future Now: Cities without Cars

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Brooklyn Jewish community fears rising anti-Semitism

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Coronavirus: China's bustling capital shuts down

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Dirty diesel - will it make a comeback?

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