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.
Amid intense international focus on China's construction projects in disputed waters of the South China Sea, new images show Vietnam has also been engaging in land reclamation on two features in the area. DW examines.
Beijing's concerns over Washington's plans to assert freedom of navigation in the disputed South China Sea will be high on the agenda during US Secretary of State John Kerry's upcoming China trip, David Dollar tells DW.
The US administration has given conditional approval for Shell Oil to drill in a remote and dangerous part of Alaska. Environmentalists oppose the plan for the Chukchi Sea which is rich in marine mammal life.
A woman accused of falsely posing as a teacher for 20 years has confessed to fraud in her trial in Kiel, northern Germany. Maud M. allegedly faked her teaching credentials during German reunification in the early 1990s.