Iraqi comedian Ahmed al-Basheer is using absurd humor to battle against the religious extremism of the IS terror group. He produces a weekly satire program in Jordan. It's incisive, funny and courageous.
Turkish-German comedian Idil Baydar is tired of being called a migrant, even though she was born in Germany. Now she is using her own very particular brand of humor to fight back against the discrimination directed at people with her background.
In the past decade, stand-up comedy has become hugely popular in India. At the same time, comedians have come under fire for taking political swipes at the authorities. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
Fringes of a taboo-breaking society, fast cars and pioneering alpine works: The exhibition "Modernist cinema" at Bonn's Bundeskunsthalle museum shines a light on one of the most fertile periods of German film.
She launched to fame with "Dragon Rider" in 1997 and has since become one of Germany's most successful authors. In an interview with DW, star kids' author Cornelia Funke spoke about why words can be challenging.
Signature sunglasses and platinum blond hair — Heino looks back at decades of folk and German pop music, and more recently, a foray into heavy metal. At age 80, he is a veritable music legend in the country.
Sometimes you have to look at an artwork twice to really understand how surreal it actually is. These artists have specialized in the art of illusions.
Characters who aren't white, male and straight have always existed in video games. They were just forgotten. High time to remember the beginnings of queer video games!
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