Beate Stelzer works as first officer on a container ship. As a child, she had dreamed of traveling the world’s oceans. But it took more than 30 years before her dream came true.
Leaders have gathered in Geneva for high-stake talks on Ukraine's ongoing crisis. Tension remain high after three pro-Moscow separatists were killed in Ukraine's southeast during a raid on a military base overnight.
A consortium of German companies, universities and institutes has developed a robot system that can be used for deep sea research. It could also help to find black boxes of aircrafts.
Global murder rates have gone down, but remain high in the Americas and Africa, according to a new United Nations study. Half of the world's murders occur in countries with just 11 percent of the population.
Despite threats from the Taliban, Afghans lined up for hours in front of polling stations on April 5 to elect a new president. Estimates put voter turnout at 58 percent, with many women said to have cast their ballots.
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