Aung San Suu Kyi visted the German capital this weekend to receive the Willy Brandt prize for her work to improve human rights in her native Burma. Suu Kyi used the chance to learn about Germany’s own struggle against dictatorship.
There have been 114 winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature to date, with 13 from the German-speaking world. DW presents some of the best-known prize recipients.
The SPD is set to again come in second in the German election on September 24. Germany's Social Democrats are one of the world's oldest democratic parties. It looks back on a tumultuous history.
The Oxford College where Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi studied has taken her portrait down from public display. This follows international criticism over her role in her country’s humanitarian crisis.
Can Dundar, the former editor of Turkish daily Cumhuriyet, has been on trial in absentia in Turkey for alleged terrorist links. Dundar, who is living in exile in Germany, has also been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.
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