For centuries, Krakow was the capital of the kingdom of Poland. It boasts magnificent buildings and attractive surroundings. It's also home to a lively student community.
The opening ceremony of the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee took place on 2 July at the Royal Palace of Wawel in Krakow, Poland. 34 sites are nominated for inscription on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Along the Saale and Unstrut rivers the Middle Ages have truly left their mark: castles, monasteries, churches and vineyards. At its heart is Naumburg Cathedral. The region is applying for UNESCO World Heritage status.
In the Swabian Jura region in southern Germany, there are six caves in which the oldest figurative artworks made by humans were discovered. This year they could be given UNESCO World Heritage status.
Brigitte Bardot, Catherine Deneuve, Jeanne Moreau: Hardly any other country has so many grandes dames of cinema as France. Here are some of the country's most unforgettable artists — and those who might still become one.
Award-winning journalist Michael Idov chronicles his odd daily life as the chief editor of GQ Russia in "Dressed Up for a Riot: Misadventures in Putin's Moscow." He told DW how the opposition evolved since the 2010s.
On April 12 the Opera House will be reopened after a lengthy renovation. Built by famous theatre architect Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, it is one of the most spectacular buildings of European Baroque festive architecture.
Before his death at the age of 31, Keith Haring had made a name for himself in New York's pop scene for his use of seemingly simplistic drawings and biting political statements. His work is on display in Vienna.
Computer games are a matter of life and death — and everything in between. Every year thousands of new games compete for players' attention, but only a select few have really changed the gaming landscape over the years.
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