Robin Hood and Cinderella are certainly wonderful children's stories - but can the children in Ethiopia identify with them? Ethiopian author Tsion Kiros launched her own series of children's books, which are set in in Ethiopia
Photographer Ioanna Sakellaraki documented elderly women practicing the centuries-old profession to learn why "fabricated grief" is still important today.
She discussed the art of writing at the Berlin International Literature Festival, where DW met the celebrated author of "Americanah." Adichie was also awarded a prestigious citizens' award in Kassel on Sunday.
A year ago, the world was shocked when a second state-of-the-art Boeing 737 Max passenger jet crashed. The fallout, for the US planemaker and global aviation as a whole, still continues to be felt, says Andreas Spaeth.
A controversial patent on Ethiopia's national cereal teff is about to be terminated — thanks, in part, to the initiative of a German lawyer. But the problem of biopiracy is far from solved.
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