Meerschaum pipes are renowned as masterpieces of the Turkish carvers' art. But this 300-year-old craft is dying out. Fewer people in Turkey and Europe are smoking pipes nowadays.
Once a craft practiced by village women, "tatreez" has become a symbol of women's resistance, identity and heritage. Fatima Abbadi, who spent years exploring its rich and turbulent history, told DW how that happened.
Australia's Prime Minister was in France to mark a special centenary. Other services took across the world, including in Australia, New Zealand, Turkey and the UK.
Were your boots ready for St. Nicholas Day on December 6? DW's Sertan Sanderson explores why the saint means so much to both secular and religious people all over the world.
As EU energy policy and its wider strategy vis-a-vis Russia come under the spotlight, some smaller EU members are taking energy policy into their own hands. Sofia's aim of buying Israeli gas could be a case in point.
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