Some seventy years ago the tanker "Franken" sunk off Gdansk. Since then, the ship has been corroding at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Experts warn it's an environmental disaster just waiting to happen.
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Over 9,000 people died in the Baltic Sea on January 30, 1945, in an attempt to evade the Red Army. The Wilhelm Gustloff was the most lethal shipwreck in history, but some details of the sinking remain unknown.
An activist couple spent Valentine's Day demonstrating against the construction of a canal. An activist in the bed told DW the stunt finally raised global awareness of the canal's environmental impacts.
The man is accused of being complicit in the deaths of 5,230 inmates during a period of almost a year working as a guard at the Stutthof concentration camp. The trial is set to begin in October.
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