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The first female astronaut of color was African-American Mae Jemison — 30 years after the first men and white women flew in space.
Germany's 2021 election heralds the end of Chancellor Angela Merkel's time in office. Along with the political milestones, there were plenty of emotional moments as well.
Spectacular locations play an important role in the latest 007 movie, just as they have since the first Bond film in 1962. Here are some of our favorite locations.
Africa Climate Week, taking place virtually from September 26 to 29, will focus on ambitious solutions to address the effects of climate change. Here are a few examples of adaptation strategies from across the continent.
It has been a long time since a German election was so exciting. DW collected images of reactions from the various party headquarters.
Idlib-based artist, Aziz Asmar, paints his murals on the rubble of homes shelled by the Syrian regime. Besides depicting the suffering of his fellow Syrians, he also shows solidarity with many global causes.
In September 2016, the Colombian government signed a peace deal with the rebel group FARC. DW looks at the guerrillas who started out as leftist idealists and ended up as hostage-takers, racketeers and mass murderers.
A German government needs a 50% majority in parliament, but no one party can get so much voter support. So they agree on coalitions — and the next government will be no exception. Here is an overview of the options.
A photo of Angela Merkel overwhelmed by parrots went viral, but the German chancellor has a long track record of animal encounters.
Lava flowed from a volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma for a fifth day. Thousands of people have fled their homes as the lava destroys houses, schools and farms.
Despite diplomatic protests from a number of Latin American countries, an auction of pre-Columbian art went ahead in Germany this week. Here's a selection of artworks for sale — all legal, says the auction house.
A major fire broke out at a migrant camp on the Greek island of Samos, a day before the last residents were due to be moved to a new facility.
Discovered in September 1991, the world's most famous glacier mummy provides not only insights, but remains a curiosity to many.
Spectacular routes featuring majestic mountains, lush forests, the wide-open ocean and the occasional hair-raising hairpin turns. Here are our top 10 picks.
Netflix and Apple TV+ are the big winners of this year's Emmy Awards. Yet the hoped-for diversity among award winners was nowhere to be found.
A volcano has erupted on La Palma, the fifth-largest of Spain's Canary Islands, after several days of earth tremors.
Many cultural figures have been called out for their misdemeanours like sexual abuse and offensive statements, facing a public boycott on social media and in real life.
For 30 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has been providing us with breathtaking images from distant corners of the universe. Here's a look back at some of its finest pictures.
Some European countries have ditched coronavirus measures such as social distancing or vaccine pass mandate, while others are confronting a surge in infection rates.
Stunning architecture, World Heritage sites and a movie studio: Brandenburg's capital city has plenty to offer visitors. Here are some of the top sites.
As the Mexican government gives away the safehouse which former drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman fled in 2014 in a national lottery, a look back at his extraordinary life.
From the Mediterranean to Germany to California and beyond, dramatic pictures of the severe impacts of extreme weather have been dominating the news this summer. Is the climate crisis to blame?
The colors of fall foliage draw many people to Germany's great outdoors. From the island of Rügen to the vineyards of the Mosel Valley to the Swabian Allgäu region, there really is something for everyone.
Despite all the drama around the Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan, daily life carries on there. But that day-to-day life has certainly changed — particularly for women.
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