Everywhere in eastern Germany you'll find ugly, grey prefab buildings from the Communist period. But some of these eyesores are now getting a bit of color, thanks to Leipzig artist Michael Fischer-Art.
As in every language, German has a number of idioms referring to a color. But some of their literal translations can be enigmatic for English speakers. Can you guess their meaning?
On Monday, fresh US sanctions against Iran come into effect, the next salvo in its economic conflict with Tehran. The main targets are oil exports and the financial sector. Europe is having difficulty forming a response.
DW's Asumpta Lattus spoke to Brian T. Neubert, the director of the US State Department's Johannesburg-based Africa Regional Media Hub, about the state of US-Africa relations.
The rise of nationalism and religious fundamentalism is a threat to human rights worldwide, activists warn. In an effort to curb hateful politics, the "Secular Week of Human Rights" launched this week in Berlin.
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