Military radar shows a missing Boeing 777 may have turned back before vanishing. Flight MH370 disappeared around an hour after taking off from Kuala Lumpur bound for Beijing.
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Ukraines's acting foreign minister says his country will not give up Crimea and will do everything in its power to end the crisis there peacefully. Crimea's regional parliment is due to hold a referendum in less than a week on whether to remain part of Ukraine. But it seems the decision has already been made. Russia appears to be calling the shots in the Crimea, as pro-Russia forces try to flush
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British singer/songwriter BIRDY - whose real name is Jasmine van den Bogaerde - was just 12 when she won a TV Talent contest. She has been playing the piano since a very young age and has now skyrocketed to fame. The 17-year-old is touring Europe to promote her second studio album "Fire Within". We visited her where we also got a bit of an unplugged concert.
SculptureBerlin's name says it all. They're a company in the German capital who specializes in making artists' dreams come true. If a project if too big for an artist's own workshop, SculptureBerlin steps in to make huge works out of smaller plans. We see how it's done and meet the company's three owners.
In 2010 volcanic ash from Iceland brought planes in Europe to a standstill. Millions of people were stranded and airlines lost a fortune in revenues. Iceland has 30 active volcanoes but it is the Eyjafjallajökull that became infamous. Things have calmed down somewhat now and so we went on an extreme hike offered by Tomas Birger Magnusson who brings us to the volcano's crater.
In recent years coffee grounds have been used as a basis from which to grow mushrooms and it apparently gives the fungi a distinctive taste. We got a closer look at how it's done with the Slegers Company in the Netherlands.
In this episode: "SculptureBerlin", Birdy on tour, visiting the Eyafjallajökull Volcano in Iceland, gourmet mushrooms grown from coffee grounds, and the world's biggest scarf manufacturer.
A huge search operation is underway after a Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people vanished over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam.
Ukraine's acting foreign minister says his country will not give up Crimea and will do everything in its power to end the crisis there peacefully.
Women in Kabul met to hear President Hamid Karzai express support for an end to violence against women.
In his lifetime, C.P.E. Bach was more famous than his father, Johann Sebastian Bach. His music continued to influence composers for generations to follow. 2014 marks 300 years since the C.P.E's birth, and cities across Germany are running special events to celebrate the great musician.
German foreign minister Frank Walter Steinmeier and his Czech counterpart warned Russia against annexing Crimea, saying the global community of nations would vehemently condemn any such move.
Beijing is pushing ahead with a sweeping package of economic, social and legal reforms.
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The Dubai International Boat Show has reported steadily increasing record sales for 22 years. Now one of the UAE's major attractions, it aims to become the world's biggest maritime trade fair.
The Ukrainian currency, the hryvnia, has been routed in recent weeks. The country's small depositors fear they could lose all their savings. Withdrawals have been limited - especially for foreign currencies. People want answers and are suspicious of government pledges.
Alin Coen is half Mexican and half German - and a musician through and through. A singer-songwriter, she also heads a band of the same name. She’s known for her laid-back tunes and unmistakable voice, and together with her band she’s acquired a very loyal following. We tag along as she takes on Berlin.
How will Die Söhne Mannheims fare without Xavier Naidoo? We’re about to find out, because they’ve released their first album without their front man, who’s focusing on his solo career. We accompany the 13-member band on tour and check out their new sound.
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