The main prize was awarded to "Fire at Sea", a documentary about the refugee crisis on the Italian island of Lampedusa. Silver Bears went to productions from Denmark, Tunisia and France.
After 11 days of film premieres and star-studded events, the Berlin International Film Festival came to a close on Saturday, with refugee documentary 'Fuocoammare' taking home the Golden Bear for best film.
In 17th- century Amsterdam, a tulip bulb was worth more than a diamond. The new film "Tulip Fever" sets a dramatic love story during the tulip's heyday, but the flower's history is spectacular in its own right.
Big data is being used in political campaigning like never before. But for better or for worse? Mathematician Cathy O'Neil spoke to DW about how algorithms can be used as weapons that undermine democracy.
Renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel has been a vocal critic of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. Now the government has retaliated by canceling his planned US tour with Venezuela's National Youth Orchestra.
Critics claimed the "Auschwitz on the Beach" performance planned at Germany's premiere art show relativized the Holocaust by comparing it with the refugee crisis. The Documenta now wants to open up discussion.
The practice may still be annoying for some, but after a decade of existence, the hashtag is definitely here to stay. Here's a look back at how hashtags happened and their most popular uses.
The Barcelona terror attack seemed to deliberately target tourists. The Catalan city offers a wealth of cultural attractions. Here are some of the sites that draw millions of visitors to the city each year.
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