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 CEO of the French multinational oil company Total has died in a plane crash at a Moscow airport, according to Russian media reports. Christophe de Margerie was traveling in a private jet.
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama has postponed a visit to Serbia, amid political tensions between the two countries following violence at a football match. Nationalism on both sides is on the rise.
The Swiss photographer who captured some of the most iconic pictures of the 20th century, including portraits of Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso, has died. Rene Burri was 81.