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World traveller Steve Hanisch takes you on a tour of the Norwegian capital Oslo. Highlights include the opera house, Akershus Castle, the Holmenkollen ski museum, and a football stadium.
The wreck of the USS Liberty, a WW II-era military transport ship, is popular with diving enthusiasts around the world. The wreck is located about 30 meters off the coast of Tulamben, Bali.
Richie is only 12, but already he is his family's main breadwinner. He collects garbage at the Dandora dump site in Kenya's capital Nairobi. It's a dangerous job, not least because the dump - one of the largest in Africa - is ruled by local gangs.
Drugs, money, mansions and private jets: A myth is being created around the world's most famous drug lord, Pablo Escobar, glamorizing his life -- and trivializing narcoterrorism. The NGO Colombia con Memoria has set out to refresh the country's me...
The coronavirus has led pro-democracy activists in the Chinese territory of Hong Kong to press pause on public protests. The movement has gone underground, as activists shift their focus onto the failure of the government to keep the virus out of ...
Our Global Teen this week is 16-year-old Mia Aliyah Makhija from Bangalore. She's a singer, plays golf and likes to hang out with friends in a cafe.
Millions of people in Mali have no access to electricity. Torsten and Aida Schreiber want to change that. They founded Africa GreenTec to provide solar power plants to remote villages.
Venezuela was once a picture-book democracy. Now it's suffering the biggest emigration crisis of a country not at war. The UN expects 6.5m people will have fled the country by the end of the year.
Fewer people are now being born with disabilities, thanks to advances in medicine and prenatal diagnostics. But is this actually a positive development? No, says Timo Oelschlager, who is himself disabled. He's calling for inclusion over selection.
When Theogene Hakizimana became disabled at the age of eight, he had to drop out of school and was forced to live on the street. But his life took an unexpected turn when he was asked to join the Rwandan Paralympic team.
Caravan or trailer crashes have always been messy and dangerous. But is that changing with the rise of the SUV? DW tested five to see which is the best at towing one a half tonnes.
How good is Opel's three-motor design? The plug-in compact SUV combines Autobahn performance with urban efficiency and can do almost 60 kilometres on electric drive alone.
Kenya is one of Africa's major tea producers. Traditionally, wood is used as fuel to dry the tea leaves. Tebesonik is a company that uses briquets made of waste sugar cane. They are more environmentally friendly and sustainable.
DW- viewer Joaquin Sosa took a vacation with some friends in the northern Argentinian provinces Catamarca and La Rioja, where wine making and rugged countrysides make for a stunning atmosphere.
Lizete Zimmermann explores Blumenau, which is considered Brazil's most German city. The city has a rich Oktoberfest tradition. After the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, it's the country's biggest folk festival.
In Uganda people associate "Rolex" not with a luxury wristwatch but an omelet rolled up in a chapati. Faizo Mugerwa's stand in Kampala is busy from dawn until late at night.
Shops and restaurants are being labelled pro-democracy or pro-government, which has had a huge impact on customer numbers.
The eastern German town Frankfurt an der Oder was long held up as a model of integration - until a group of refugees stormed a popular nightclub. Social worker Thomas Klahn is fighting to keep sentiments from turning against the refugees.
While perhaps an acquired taste for people outside the country, Lugaw is hugely popular in the Philippines. Customers throng to Nini Elago's snack bar in Payatas to savor the rice porridge cooked with garlic, congealed chicken blood and chicken feet.
In Good Shapes talks to Dr. Rudolf Tauber at Labor Berlin. He knows everything about blood tests and what physicians can learn from them. Dr. Claudia Vollbrecht from the Charite Hospital in Berlin explains the advantages of a liquid biopsy in anal...
Sports cars used to be the most desirable things on four wheels, but their star has fallen in the age of SUVs and low emissions. Yet the luxury racers are still being produced, and REV took three models out for a spin.
By 2050, most of us will be living in cities. But already our urban centers are failing us. Air and noise pollution, traffic chaos, lack of green spaces. How can we improve urban mobility for us and future generations?
Ulrike Zecher makes her living advising people on how to stand out in the online crowd by developing a snazzy personal brand. She says the process starts with self-reflection!
Individuals scramble to stand out online. Not only companies cultivate their brands, people seek to as well. How did it come to this?
DW's Olaf Krieger learns a lesson: If you think you are great and are totally self-absorbed, that really turns others off.
Journalist Carles Claver takes you through his home town and shows its historical and modern sides. The tour begins at the central market, the Mercado Central, and ends in the City of Arts and Sciences.
Freddy Quiros from Costa Rica has created a portrait of the French capital in a short video.
Members of the Jewish community worried about the increased harassment and attacks. New York is home to a large Jewish community where the number of anti-Semitic incident has been on the rise in recent months.
Beijing's streets and squares are deserted as the government scrambles to contain the coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, in China's central province of Hubei. People from Hubei are being tracked, turned away from hotels and residential...
Sales of clothing have more than doubled in 20 years. Big fashion chains launch new collections like there's no tomorrow. Clothes production is fast and cheap. And it accounts for 5% of global emissions.
In Nepal, ophthalmologist Sanduk Ruit has developed a method for treating cataracts, an eye disease that leads to blindness. The operation is quick and inexpensive, so that even the poorest can afford it. It's set an example for the world.
Ghanaian farmers have traditionally earned good money growing tomatoes. Today their market is being swamped with subsidized cheap imports from Europe and China, and prices have plunged. See the full documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlP...
US-born Marisa Tellez has always been fascinated by crocodiles, and is a leading researcher on the animals in Belize. She wants to spread the message that crocodiles are not monsters but vulnerable creatures deserving of protection.
Peugeot launched the 604 in 1975 with a then-luxury price tag equivalent to EUR7000. GDR leader Erich Honecker had one for official business. And DW's Car Lovers Vaishali and Ronny took it out for a spin on a race track.
In the 1990's Ford made a brave re-entry into the low-budget sports car market. It enlisted Steve McQueen's Bullit to create the image, and the Ford Puma was born. More than 20 years later, DW grappled with the new Puma.
Vehicle bans and the manipulation of exhaust emission data have driven diesel cars into disrepute all over the world. But diesel cars are less harmful to the climate than gasoline ones, so we might need them for some time yet.
Germany's health system has a problem: there are not enough nurses. Thousands of positions remain unfilled. That's why clinics and recruitment companies are increasingly looking for staff abroad. For the first time now also in Africa. Our correspo...
In the Australian village of Cobargo, Sara Tilling and her husband Gary had created a kind of paradise: a wildlife sanctuary for kangaroos. Then came the bushfires. Do they have the strength to start over again?
As sea levels rise, people living in coastal regions will see floods. Most of this will take place in Asia. In the Philippines, climate change is no longer an abstract concept for those living near the coast.
British Green Party MEP Magid Magid has only had a seat in the European Parliament for seven months. Now he has to pack his bags because of Brexit. For the pro-Europe politician, it's an emotional time.
Auschwitz survivor Dawid Lewin talks about how he survived the German extermination camp working in the gas chambers.
The air in Nairobi is heavily polluted by emissions from cars, buses and mopeds. The first solar-powered trucks and jeeps with electric motors have now started appearing in the city. While the energy is cheap, the vehicles themselves are not.
Aastha Panday is 17 and lives in Kathmandu. She says she has a much better life than her grandparents. She wants to become a dentist so that she can provide rural communities of Nepal with better healthcare.
Scientists will soon be able to predict solar storms with a special orbiter, set to launch in February. Its job is to track the visible surface of the sun and at the same time map its magnetic field, thereby providing glimpses into the inner life ...
Our sun is a huge ball of electrically charged gas that's been shining bright for around 4.5 billion years and providing the earth with heat and light. Without it, the rich diversity of life on earth would never have developed.
The Tomorrow Today viewer question this week comes from Salvador Salazar in Venezuela.
In frozen Greenland, climate change may create new opportunities for investment. As the glaciers dwindle, and the ocean thaws, economists have been showing increased interest in the country's resources and development.
Specialized European restaurants in London fear that Brexit will mean they will be left without good staff to hire. And some of their international guests are already leaving the British capital.