From human smuggling to forced labor, from skateboarding to the Peaceful Revolution, DW takes a closer look at the history and legacy of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR), known as East Germany.
The top three finalists for FIFA's player of the year award have been announced. It will come down to a decision among Lionel Messi, Franck Ribery, and Cristiano Ronaldo for football's best player.
Starting in 1938, Jews in Nazi Germany were officially persecuted and dispossessed. Many artworks vanished and are still reappearing. An exhibition in Munich now looks at the impact of the Nazis' cultural policies.
German publishing house Axel Springer has announced it’ll take over German television news channel N24. Springer aims to hook up N24 with its newspaper group Die Welt to form Germany’s leading multimedia news provider.