Markus Lüpertz is one of Germany's most renowned artists of the second half of the 20th century. Euromaxx looks back on his often controversial career.
He is known as the grandmaster of horror: Stephen King has been tapping into our fears like no other for more than 40 years. But the bestselling author also has a sensitive side.
By insulting players who "take a knee" during the anthem at NFL games, President Trump has again rallied his base and fueled divisions in the country. But the controversy also highlights some common misconceptions.
The far-right AfD snagged 13.2 percent of the vote in Duisburg. The former steel town has long been a working class stronghold for the Social Democrats but many residents say frustrated voters felt "forgotten" by Berlin.
Brazilian author Paulo Coelho not only writes about self-fulfillment and personal happiness, he also embodies his success stories. The best-selling author now turns 70.
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