Diana Frances Spencer became the Princess of Wales - and a media darling - when she married Prince Charles in 1981.
An iconic figure of the 20th century, Princess Diana (1961-1997) epitomized feminine beauty and elegance, making her one of the most-photographed people of her time. She managed to make the British royal family more accessible to the masses. Diana was also respected for her extensive charity work, particularly her support of AIDS patients and campaign against landmines. Her marriage to Prince Charles produced two sons, Princes William and Harry. She and Charles divorced in 1996. Princess Diana was killed in a car accident in 1997.
TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy could soon become the president of Ukraine. Many voters like the TV star for playing a kindhearted president in his sitcom "Servant of the People." But there's much more to his popularity.
The East-African country of Kenya is battling with some major environmental challenges: As sea levels rise due to climate change, its monuments and historical sites by the coast are at risk of disappearing. Diana Wanyonyi went out exploring in the coastal city of Mombasa.
In Kenya, the majority of the population is under 35 but a large part of those people are unemployed. Some try to set up their own businesses but others opt to sell their own bodies in order to make a quick buck. DW's Diana Wanyonyi met up with two young men who work as male prostitutes and are part of an organisation which provides counselling and testing for HIV positive people.
Who exactly is Meghan Markle, the 36-year-old fiancée of Prince Harry? With one month to go until the wedding of the year, a new biography on the American actress-cum-future princess's life hits the bookshelves.
A new exhibition at the Bergen-Belsen memorial site records how children lived in the concentration camp — and in some cases survived. The curator told DW about the important testimonies that were collected for the show.
Kenya is one of the transit routes for narcotics. Drug abuse has ruined an estimated 500,000 lives, most of them young people. As Diana Wanyonyi reports from Mombasa, a community based organization called Teen Watch is tackling the drug menace head on by creating awareness and rehabilitating drug addicts.
Security agencies and human rights groups in Kenya are worried by the increasing number of young women joining Somali’s terrorist group al-Shabab. In the coastal region, it’s claimed the militia is using women to gather information and spy for them — as they arouse less suspicion. In Mombasa, Diana Wanyonyi met one of the women who has since returned from Somalia.