Category Archives: Culture

Opinion: Trump’s tweet is repulsive, NRA video is chilling

The outrage over President Trump tweeting a mock video that shows him attacking CNN is largely misplaced. Much more troubling for the deeply divided country is another recent video. Continue reading

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‘Pictures make politics’: How Helmut Kohl staged himself

There are countless images of Helmut Kohl. But what overall picture did they produce? How was Kohl seen? What did he do to cultivate an image? Photo expert Klaus Honnef says Kohl was a master self-image manipulator. Continue reading

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What’s your idea of a great adventure? Tell us!

In our series "What a Thrill!" we’ll visit some of Europe’s top theme parks and present some attractions that are sure to get your blood pumping!  But we’d also like to find out your idea of a great adventure!  Continue reading

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Pirates, knights and pugs: unusual events to discover in Germany

You know all about the top German music festivals and art shows fairs this summer? Let us add a few events to your list, from stallions to fireworks and ocean liners! Continue reading

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How art paints the way in Libya

Two years ago, the 19-year-old Libyan artist Takwa Barnosa founded an art foundation in her traumatized homeland. She explains to DW what she seeks to achieve with it. Continue reading

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Berlin 24/7: Alternative living in Berlin

Whether it’s up in the air, in a construction container or on the water, Berliners are inventive when it comes to alternative – and affordable – living. People can learn from that, says columnist Gero Schliess. Continue reading

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Former US special envoy to North Korea: Free the three detained US citizens

The former US Special Envoy for North Korea charged with handling the Warmbier file tells DW he has "no idea" whether Pyongyang’s denial of torturing him is accurate. He also details what was unusual about the case. Continue reading

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PopXport – The German Music Magazine

This time: the return of electropop duo 2Raumwohnung, the latest feats by indie rockets Kraftklub, and an interview with German-Ghanian reggae charmer Frank Dellé. Continue reading

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Berlin 24/7: Berlin cross has city up in arms

A cross planned for the top of Berlin’s new Humboldt Forum has sparked controversy. DW’s Gero Schliess says the row is not just about religious differences, but gets to the heart of the country’s identity crisis. Continue reading

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‘Cultural sovereign’ Helmut Kohl built an unlikely legacy

Helmut Kohl initiated a large number of national artistic institutions that changed Germany’s cultural landscape. The government’s art expenditures trebled under Kohl’s 1982-1998 tenure as chancellor. Continue reading

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