With the fate of Malaysia Air Flight 370 still unclear, DW takes a looks back at a similar story. What happens when a plane simply disappears?
It's been over six weeks now, and there are still no definite answers as to the fate of Malaysia Air Flight 370. How is it possible, many have wondered, that an airplane could just disappear without a trace? Well, our correspondent Charles Maynes recently traveled to the city of Serov in the Ural Mountains to revisit a similar story and to find out what happened next...
Calais mayor Natacha Bouchart has threatened to shut the French port unless Britain helps address the problem of immigrants arriving there to illegally cross the English Channel. Bouchard has demanded financial help.
Hailed as one of Germany's most versatile and prominent actors, Gottfried John has died aged 72. John became internationally known for his role as the villain in the 1995 James Bond film 'GoldenEye.'
Berlin has unveiled a memorial for victims of what the Nazis called "euthanasia," a program exterminating people deemed "unworthy of life." DW discussed the memorial with disabled politician Andreas Jürgens.
It was a cultural catastrophe: 10 years ago, Weimar's Anna Amalia Library caught fire. Director Michael Knoche tells DW about rescuing books with his bare hands and why a valuable Copernicus work only recently turned up.