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Growing numbers of treasure hunters are digging up archeological sites illegally and destroying artifacts. Scientists are concerned. Many potential discoveries are irretrievably lost because of the looters' activities.
Form, function, colors. A short history of the Bauhaus, which observes the centenary of its foundation in 2019.
Turkey hopes to stem the flow of Syrian refugees with an 800 kilometer wall along its border. Now, vast refugee camps are forming on the Syrian side. Many families are separated by it.
Shorter waits for donor organs are luring patients to Spain from across the European Union. Spaniards in desperate need of transplants have to wait longer. Spanish authorities are considering a minimum residence requirement of two years.
350 years of garden art: The Herrenhausen Gardens are one of Europe's best known landscape parks. The Baroque ensemble transports visitors back to the time of Princess Sophia, who had the gardens built next to her palace.
Film backdrop, day-trip destination and ancestral home of the Hohenzollern dynasty: like a vision from days of chivalry, this Neo-Gothic castle sits on a bluff above the Swabian Alb. We drop by for a visit.
The Cliffs of Moher are a unique and special sight in County Clare on Ireland's west coast. They rise as high as 200 meters straight up from the Atlantic waves.
In 2017, this over-5000-year-old city in Iran was declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. DW globetrotter Steve Hanisch had a look around.
Turning unused urban spaces into vegetable gardens is a trend that has many adherents in Berlin, because it's eco-friendly and promotes a sense of community. Visit the Himmelbeet Cafe and the Prinzessinnen gardens.
Cash-strapped football club Gulspor in the southwestern Turkish city of Isparta has sold 18 youth players to pro teams. With the income, they bought 10 goats. The Turkish team hopes to make a tidy profit from the sales of goat's milk.
Bulgaria is banking more and more on hydroelectric power. It's already authorized the construction of 300 new dams. But environmental organizations say these will destroy valuable ecosystems and won't produce much electricity either.
A humanitarian crisis is looming in Bihac, near Bosnia's border with Croatia. Refugees are flocking here, hoping to enter the EU. Each day people cross fields still littered with landmines from the Bosnian War in an attempt to reach Croatia.