A 2015 book by the nobel prize winner called A Strangeness in My Mind shows Istanbul's speedy development. It is a melancholic and partly autobiographical look at the author's home city.
Human Rights Watch has accused Beijing of trying to silence Liu Xia, the wife of late Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. In an interview with DW, the group's China director voiced growing concerns for the widow's wellbeing.
German-Turkish author Dogan Akhanli, who was detained in Spain after Turkey issued an Interpol arrest warrant, has been released. His detention added more strain to ties between Turkey and Germany.
An extremist has killed a policeman who was escorting him to a detention cell in an Istanbul police station. Officials believe the man had planned a suicide bombing on behalf of the "Islamic State" (IS) group.
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.
Our Daily Drone shows you the oldest landmark in Wittenberge's old town center.
Star oboist Albrecht Mayer is Sarah Willis's guest on this episode explaining and celebrating the oboe – the 'Instrument of the Year 2017'!
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