What will you be doing on New Years Eve? Drinking champagne, kissing a stranger, or making resolutions? DW collects some whacky things people all over the world do at midnight to make sure next year is the best yet.
The German music scene is never short of surprises, and 2013 was no exception. Highlights from the last twelve months in the world of pop and rock. (26.12.2013)
This time last year, German business leaders were quite pessimistic about the future. Now, though, there are signs that industry heads are going into the new year with confidence. (26.12.2013)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has issued an upbeat message to the German people in her annual New Year's message. The chancellor called for individuals to take a lead in achieving success for the nation.
Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir has arrived in Juba for talks with his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir. Fighting in South Sudan between government forces and rebels continues as peace talks in Ethiopia stall.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, one of Latin America's most widely acclaimed authors, died at home in Mexico City on Thursday. The Nobel laureate, whose fame drew comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles Dickens, was 87.
What's that little dog doing in your car window?
Trading and owning Nazi objects is legal almost everywhere in the world, but a scheduled auction in Paris has stirred up controversy and has brought back the discussion how to best deal with Nazi memorabilia.
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Ask people what German bands they've heard of, and they're likely to say Rammstein or Kraftwerk. But Germany's pop landscape is diverse with a lot to discover. DW presents concerts and portraits in this monthly podcast.
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