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.
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.
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 leaders of Ukraine and Belarus have toured the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, marking the 31st anniversary of the disaster. Debate continues over the death toll from radiation poisoning in the region.
German women portrayed as victims of the World War II, a Turkish-German in mortal "honor killing" danger. Two of the controversial themes filmmakers and cinema-goers discuss at festivals in Toronto and Buenes Aires.
Writer Feridun Zaimoglu considers Luther a master of the German language. In his latest novel he depicts how Luther translated the New Testament into German while holed up at Wartburg Castle.
Just ahead of the German AIDS Foundation's annual opera gala in Bonn on May 20, the vocalists tell DW why they're participating in this benefit concert.
Arts.21 goes to Wittenberg where Luther triggered the Reformation 500 years ago. We visit international art exhibitions devoted to this controversial religious figure.
The Bundestag is debating a draft law to force social media platforms to delete illegal content more quickly. Critics fear that it is too imprecise and could restrict freedom of speech. The justice minister disagrees.
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