For years, Istanbul stood for a liberal Turkey. Now, the country is changing and also affecting the lives of Turks in Germany. A Cologne theatre production tells their story.
Erol Onderoglu, the national representative for Reporters Without Borders, was one of three facing 14 years in jail. 140 journalists are currently in prison in Turkey, despite international demands that they be set free.
Turkey has commemorated the third anniversary of a failed military coup against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. But the fallout of the botched takeover continues to poison Turkey's relations with its European neighbors and the United States. And that distrust is being exploited by Russia. Dorian Jones reports from Istanbul.
Three years ago, a failed coup in Turkey led to a media crackdown. Since then, journalists have banded together to document the cases of reporters imprisoned or charged with crimes against the state.
Two of James Cameron's works are record-breaking titles, but overall, the "Avengers" films dominate the list of the world's top 10 box-office hits.
German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."
British musician Brian Eno has composed music for films and space. An asteroid has just been named for him. He’s reissuing his legendary album "Apollo” to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. A talk about the sound of the universe:
Weightlessness. Rapture. Transcendence. Installations by American light artist James Turrell have it all. The trained astronomer and mathematician challenges our sense of perception. How does he do it?
Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?
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