A political scientist has combined her passion for dance with her academic work by turning her dissertation into a dance routine. The resulting video, about the politics of water, won first prize in a competition sponsored by Science magazine.
The internationally renowned Berlin-based "Flying Steps" breakdance company has revolutionized the athletic street dance. DW columnist Gero Schliess is captivated by the sense of freedom the group radiates.
A new report details the humiliation and harrassment at a southern German army base. New recruits had to strip down and go through cruel hazing rituals. Germany's defense minister has condemned the actions as repulsive.
The Visegrad Four have been at odds with the EU over the bloc's values. But Slovakia and the Czech Republic are more moderate than Hungary and Poland and could help calm the waters. Tim Gosling reports from Prague.
Beethoven died in 1827, so what does he have to do with the current climate talks? The answer lies in the "Beethoven Pastoral Project," inspired by the composer's "Pastoral Symphony."
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