Snowdonia National Park in Wales is home to the world's longest and fastest zip line. It starts at the mountaintop and then plunges down 400 meters. Participants willing to try the ride can reach speeds of about 160 kilometers per hour!
The controversial arrest of German author Dogan Akhanli by Spanish authorities on an Interpol warrant issued by Turkey has triggered questions about the international policing agency's modus operandi.
We're at Snowdonia National Park in Wales for a ride on Europe's longest zip-line. It offers a 1,750-meter-long descent over Llyn Dinas Lake. Riders travel at about 100 kilometers per hour for a thrill of a lifetime.
The trials against journalists in Turkey are absurd - that's what the president of the German PEN Center, Regula Venske, told DW in an interview. In her view, these human rights violations must be criticized.
The world's third-largest economy has grown again in the first quarter, marking a long string of gains since 2006. But analysts warned that the nation's long battle to conquer deflation was far from over.
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