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.
Mauritius is marking 50 years of independence. The island nation is seen as a success story but the celebration is marred by a political scandal which may cause the country's president to step down.
He was the first cartoonist ever to win a Pulitzer Prize – for a Holocaust survivor story, the world-renowned comic "Maus." The celebrated graphic novelist today turns 70.
After Schalke and Dortmund both won, Bayern Munich couldn't do the same in a cold Leipzig. A 70-minute cameo from a sub who then came off made the difference. Bayern still lead the Bundesliga by 17 points.
President Donald Trump's budget foresees a radical cut to the prestigious Fulbright program. With cultural diplomacy out of fashion in the White House, the 70-year-old international exchange rallies to defend itself.
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