Germany has decided to phase out atomic energy and plans to shut its last remaining nuclear plants by 2022. Elsewhere, new nuclear power plants are being built. Made in Germany explores this controversial issue in a program on nuclear power.
In and out of campaign mode, German Chancellor Angela Merkel exhibits a talent for sucking the wind out of her opponents' sails. DW looks at some of the tactics that have helped her gain and hold onto power for so long.
Highly radioactive waste from a nuclear plant has been transported for the first time on a river in Germany. Protesters managed to temporarily halt the ship after they rappelled down from a bridge over the Neckar River.
Amid a whirlwind of controversy, the French government has ordered the closure of the nuclear power plant. But its closure is dependent on the commissioning of a state-of-the-art nuclear plant in Normandy.
With a myriad of hairline cracks in the reactor pressure vessels, Germany is convinced that Belgium's Tihange 2 nuclear reactor is a huge security risk. Now, however, it appears Germany is helping secure its operation.
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