The nuclear accident at Chernobyl thirty years ago was the worst of its kind ever. Photographer Gerd Ludwig has documented the consequences in moving pictures.
The award-winning German-American photojournalist Gerd Ludwig is best known for his work on the upheaval in post-Soviet Russia and the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. We met Ludwig in Los Angeles, and heard about his complex relationship with Russia and how he came to work for National Geographic Magazine in the 1980s.
The Ukrainian government has opened a hostel within the Chernobyl contamination zone, giving holidaymakers the chance to explore the epicentre of history's most
devastating nuclear accident.
Award-winning German-American photojournalist Gerd Ludwig is best known for his work on the upheaval in post-Soviet Russia and the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
Star Wars film sets in southwestern Tunisia are sinking into the desert sands. After loyal fans raised funds for their protection, a tourist agency is trying to grab more tourists' attention.
The jury selected 20 titles from a total of 200 to compete for the most prestigious literary award in German-language publishing. On October 9, the best German-language novel will be revealed at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Brutally murdered in 1954 at the age of 11, Brigitte Irrgang was later named a Catholic martyr. Now, over half a century later, her memory is being kept alive with a new, multilingual oratorio.
Cutthroat competition on the open market is just like the class struggle of the Cultural Revolution, says Chinese artist Wang Qingsong. His critical work is now on show in Berlin.
Refugees are learning how to make YouTube clips at a Berlin workshop. The idea is to strengthen the presence of topics such as migration and integration on the Internet platform.
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