Toni Bender lives dangerously. He tests paragliders before they go on sale. And he has to practice hair-raising emergency situations with the paragliders as well.
Over a year after Iraqi forces liberated the city of Mosul from the so-called Islamic State terror group, residents are once more free to pursue their leisure-time passions. A small group of paragliders is taking to the skies again.
Crete’s mild climate and plentiful sun are magnets for tourists all year round. Chania is a delight for architecture and history buffs or adventurous spirits wanting to horseride or go paragliding.
The five-year-old female tiger was accused of being responsible for the deaths of 13 people in the Indian forests of Maharashtra. A military-style operation tracked her down and shot her.
It's not the first time that Vincent van Gogh is the "star" of a feature film. As Julian Schnabel releases "At Eternity's Gate," a new film on the Dutch artist, here are 10 films about radical painters.
Beaten, locked up, murdered: These five writers have paid a high price for expressing themselves freely. On the Day of the Imprisoned Writer, we take a look at their stories.
Ennio Morricone wrote the scores for numerous movies, including famous Spaghetti Western films like "Once Upon a Time in the West." The prolific Italian composer celebrates his 90th birthday on November 10.
Who tops British magazine ArtReview's annual ranking of the most influential players in the art world? This year, it's an art dealer, followed by a painter and, for the first time, a movement.
Now performing in Berlin, the South Korean Bangtan Boys, or BTS, with Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook, not only top worldwide album charts, but also social media trends. What's behind the K-Pop craze?
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