Cyclone Idai slammed into southeast Africa in March, killing over 1,000 people. In Mozambique, the city of Beira was particularly hard hit. How are the city's 600,000 inhabitants coping?
Misusing antibiotics — from overprescribing them, to their widespread use in factory farming — is creating drug-resistant superbugs. Without effective antibiotics, human health across the globe is seriously compromised.
As Heiko Maas works with Angelina Jolie to pass a UN resolution on sexual violence against women in conflict regions, we look at other actors who are active in social engagement and the causes dear to their hearts.
A first career brace for Marcel Halstenberg helped RB Leipzig take another step towards a Champions League return. Bayern got past Werder Bremen, Markus Weinzierl got the chop and Dortmund strolled in Freiburg.
More than 100 events were planned this weekend calling for an end to German arms exports to crisis areas. Decades after their Cold War heyday, the annual peace marches are still going strong.
Environmental activists in London and other cities have said they are ready to shift from disruption to dialogue. A look back at a week of loud and creative protests that brought parts of the UK capital to a standstill.
People in the German city of Stuttgart gathered to protest laws that ban dancing on Good Friday in Germany. Good Friday is a so-called "silent holiday" in Germany, as it is a day of mourning for Jesus' death.
The egg is much more than just a tasty Easter delight. It's played a role in all kinds of art, from painting to furniture design and even to some very egg-centric building decorations!
The cathedral in Leon, Spain, is renowned for its stained-glass windows, but it is also home to a world-class organ made by the Bonn-based Klais organ builders. Getting it built was no easy feat.
Eleven traditional European spa towns are striving for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Here they are.
As a mainly Christian country, Germany celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ at Easter. Children in particular enjoy many traditions linked to the festival that have a pagan origin.
Paris' Cathedral Notre Dame, or "Our Lady," is an iconic landmark of the French capital and a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. But the building has made a mark in literature, art and music too.
Over the past 25 years, revered and often ancient cultural monuments and buildings all over the world have succumbed to fire and bombs, whether accidentally or targeted. Notre Dame Cathedral's fire is the latest example.
Starting from their earliest works, it was clear that painters Georg Baselitz, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter and Anselm Kiefer were blazing new trails. A new exhibition in Stuttgart highlights some standout early pieces.
Our planet is brimming with weird and wonderful creatures still waiting to be found. Here are some of the most recent headline-making discoveries which push the boundaries of the animal kingdom as we know it.
Paris' most famous cathedral, Notre Dame, was partially destroyed in a fire. The blaze toppled the spire and destroyed the roof, but amazingly much of the interior survived and the structure remained intact.
Chinese slang, Chinese cooking, Chinese bargaining — all in the middle of Zambia's capital Lusaka. It's where Chinese expats meet to get a taste of home. The Zambian employees say they work long hours for little pay.
One of today's best-loved actresses is celebrating an important birthday. Here are images from some her movie milestones.
The Bundesliga action on Saturday took a while to warm up, and in the end some teams needed just one goal to decide the day. Schalke spared themselves further woe on Friday, but only just.
He was a child prodigy who has since enjoyed enormous sporting success, but it's not all been plain sailing for Tiger Woods. After winning his first major title in 11 years, DW takes a look at Woods' eventful career.
Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai was the 1,000th race in Formula One history. Over the years the motor racing circuit has seen many big winners, bad accidents and charismatic personalities.
Thailand's Buddhist new year's celebrations have kicked off, with locals and tourists joining in three days of water-logged revelry.
The avant-garde of design met in Weimar in 1919, including many women. Their careers were quite different from those of their male colleagues, however — unrecognized and long forgotten.
Humanity took its first steps in space nearly 60 years ago. Since then, space-based technologies have dramatically enhanced our understanding of the environment. They're even starting to help tackle climate change.
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