With the graphic file "GIF" its possible to make short animations using very little data so that any internet browser can play them. Thats why, 30 years after their creation, GIFs are popular again with artists like Erdal Inci from Turkey.
Syrian author Hamid Sulaiman's graphic novel "Freedom Hospital" is dedicated to his best friend who was tortured to death. His book depicts the horrors of the Syrian civil war - and the people living through it.
Since the failed coup in Turkey, constraints on freedom of expression are increasingly restricting cultural projects, from theaters to contemporary art. DW looks at how some artists are fighting back.
Fleeing war-torn Syria, painter Majd Kara found himself in Lithuania where half the population says they refuse to help asylum-seekers. Now holding his second exhibition, Kara is changing the country's attitude.
Russia's Ambassador Andrei Karlov has been shot dead in the Turkish capital, Ankara. The attack comes amid a peak in anti-Russian sentiments in Turkey sparked by Moscow's handling of the war in Syria.
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