Five years ago an earthquake and a tsunami devastated the Fukushima nuclear power plant. The result: a nuclear catastrophe that killed almost 19,000 people. With her film, Doris Dörrie pays tribute to the victims.
Three Japanese executives have apologized in court for the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. Prosecutors allege they knew that a tsunami was possible, and that the huge waves could cause a severe accident - but did nothing. The trial is expected to last a year.
The trial of three former executives from the operator of the tsunami-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant has begun. It will focus mainly on whether they were guilty of negligence before the nuclear accident.
More micro-cracks have been discovered at the Belgian Tihange 2 nuclear reactor near the German border. Belgian authorities say the nuclear plant is still safe.
Thirty years after its release, "Dirty Dancing" about a teen summer romance is as popular as ever, with a recent TV remake and sold-out musicals around the world. Here are 10 things you didn't know about the film.
Holocaust historian Eberhard Jäckel, known for his award-winning publications aimed at understanding Hitler's worldview as a means of making sense of the war, has died at the age of 88.
Hindus burned down his Muslim grandfather's store in India in 1947. On the 70th anniversary of the India-Pakistan border, musician Zeshan B tells DW how his family and cultural history inspires his soulful sound.
An obelisk with a refugee-friendly Bible verse could become a permanent fixture in Kassel after the Documenta art show. A right-wing German politician has protested, evoking Nazi vocabulary by called it "disfiguring."
Nearly two-thirds of German youths aged 13 and under read books several times a week, according to a new study. Magazines are still very popular among the age group. Only one-third turns to YouTube for entertainment.
The Barcelona terror attack seemed to deliberately target tourists. The Catalan city offers a wealth of cultural attractions. Here are some of the sites that draw millions of visitors to the city each year.
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