Tricksters and fraudsters deploy untruths and deception to sometimes spectacular effect. In 1925, a masterful exemplar sold the Eiffel Tower to a scrap dealer. We have put together a gallery of rogues.
Thirty years have gone by since the world watched the Tiananmen Square massacre in China. So why must we remember the events of June 4? It's a deceptively simple question, says academic Perry Link.
Investigators say the terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand was carried out by a single perpetrator. But referring to him as a "lone wolf" deceptively conceals a breeding ground of extreme-right terror.
DW talks to Lee Sang Yong, the editor-in-chief of Daily NK, a South Korean online newspaper that sheds light on how state-run media in North Korea shape their version of the truth.
Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism, but say recent developments point to a tipping point on the horizon.
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