The WorldSkills Competition is underway - Made in Germany reported on preparations in Thailand, Colombia and Germany.
Report by Marion Hütter.
This week the German publishing world and the general public have been congregating in Leipzig for that city's annual book fair. But what to make of literature as spectacle? DW’s Jefferson Chase checked it out.
Mircea Cartarescu is the winner of this year's Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding. His trilogy "Blinding" ventures into the world of the surreal and reveals the absurdities of communism in Romania.
Germany is becoming increasingly popular with tourists from abroad, with art and music events topping their reasons to come. Here's why you should also consider a trip to Germany in 2015.
The number of measles cases dropped by half between 2013 and 2014, but the current number of infections still remains too high to reach elimination targets on time, according to the World Health Organization.