When boats brimming with refugees teetered across the Mediterranean, Stratis Valiamos and his fellow fishermen came to the rescue. Now he has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts. DW spent some time getting to know the fisherman.
The 30-year-old is best known for his discovery of "perfectoid spaces," in the field of arithmetic geometry. Scholze is only the second German to win the prestigious medal, which has been awarded since 1936.
In 1988, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi became the face of a popular democracy movement in Myanmar. Thirty years on, the Southeast Asian country has a democratic government, but there is much to be desired.
As the world gears up for the World Cup final, a grassroots group of volunteers has created its own football movement for refugees in northern Greece. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Thessaloniki.
On the back of a groundbreaking court decision, two transgender refugees have found the freedom to start a new life in Greece. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Thessaloniki.
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