The countries of the Asia-Pacific region have close ties to the German economy. DW takes a look at how close they really are.
We have our eye on the league ahead of the Bundesliga's 12th matchday of the season this weekend. DW sports editor Stefan Nestler takes a turn at predicting the weekend's scores. What do you think?
Found at airy heights, Germany boasts some 400 climbing parks. And these leisure facilities are becoming ever more popular - maybe because they seamlessly combine sports and fun with character- and team building.
This Sunday, it all comes down to one final race to decide which Mercedes driver - Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg - will win the Formula One drivers' championship. Here's a look at some of the series' best showdowns.
"Everyday Everywhere" accounts on Instagram are trying to fight stereotypes by using social media to show another side of Africa, Asia, Latin America and other regions. DW takes a look at their work.
Retired German soccer goalkeeper, Tim Wiese, may be about to become a wrestler. He's made his debut appearance as a guest timekeeper. But is he wise to do it? Doctors would probably advise against - here's why.
One of the most successful German fashion designers, Wolfgang Joop is an incredibly versatile creator who is continually reinventing himself.
Germany are 32 years without a win on Spanish soil. On Tuesday, the two European heavyweights meet in a classic tussle in Vigo. Here are six of the best encounters at major championship finals.
The German research ship Sonne has been in service for 36 years - now it's time for a well-deserved retirement. Although its successor has the same name, Sonne II has way more high tech gadgets.
The deep blue of the skies beams in the evening between sunset and before the intense darkness of night sets in - drawing attention to landmarks, squares and buildings, old and new alike.
Germany has one of the highest rates of asylum applications in the EU. Dealing with them is proving a bureaucratic challenge. But where does tolerance come into it?
The 2014 "Best Tall Building Worldwide" awards have been announced by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Here are this year's winners and four other noteworthy buildings.
It seems the suspense around Philae never ends: although the lander touched down on its destination comet Wednesday afternoon (12.11.2014), the lander's problematic position is endangering continuation of the mission.
The blue of the sky between dusk and darkness is particularly intense, and it shines a new light on old places, landmarks, and buildings.
A 25-man shortlist for the African Footballer of the Year prize for 2014 has been released, featuring some of the best African players around the globe. The winner will be confirmed in Nigeria on January 8, 2014.
"Die Mannschaft" shows the German national team during their famous World Cup win, in Brazil. The movie hits cinemas in Germany on Thursday, November 13. High time for a look at some of the film's best scenes!
They want to be unique, but they all use tote bags and horn-rimmed glasses, and wear skinny jeans. A mathematical model now explains why hipsters fail miserably when trying to pull off an individual look.
At 11:11 local time, Germany's "fifth season" kicked off. Large parts of the country saw celebrations with jolly fools, colorful costumes, inventively painted faces and numerous "Alaaf" and "Helau" greetings.
Although the images are fascinating, the beauty of Kilauea's glowing lava belies its destructive power. Streams of lava have reached a nearby town - and overtook a first home.
Mikhail Gorbachev is surely the most popular Russian in Germany. With his personable, open style, "Gorbi" won Germans' hearts even before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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