A network of government and academic institutions has launched the 'German Digital Library' - portal where anyone in the world can get reliable, academic information about Germany's cultural and scientific heritage.
Members of China's Uighur minority have long complained they suffer cultural marginalization. Many now also say they are the victims of worsening repression, with accusations of serious human rights abuses.
Diaries written by the famed German explorer Alexander von Humboldt as he toured central and southern America 200 years ago are to be sold by his descendants. Germany's Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation is the buyer.
Alexander von Humboldt's scientific journals aren't under state protection and could be auctioned to a private owner. If that happens, the public may lose access to one of the world's most important research projects.
Berlin-based digital hardcore band, Atari Teenage Riot, has launched their radical new album 'RESET' in Japan, the epicenter of their manic global following. Band member Alec Empire on how Snowden inspired the album.
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