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.
Lower Saxony’s North Sea coast was hit by six storm surges within three days. The situation is returning to normal, but some damage was caused by flooding.
An Irish court has ruled that a pregnant woman who has been clinically dead for weeks may be removed from life support. The case has reignited a debate over Ireland's ban on abortion.
At least 15 people have died in unrest across Egypt on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak. The clashes follow the death of a woman at a left-wing protest in Cairo on Saturday.
An AirAsia jet that crashed last month into the Java Sea climbed at an abnormally high rate, then plunged suddenly and disappeared from radar, according to Indonesia's transport minister. No distress signal was received.
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