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The Niederwalddenkmal monument located in the Niederwald Landscape park, near Rüdesheim am Rhein

DW - New Multimedia Project "Along the Rhine"

DW's new multimedia project puts spotlight on the Rhine: With a variety of videos, picture galleries and reports, Deutsche Welle's multimedia project "Along the Rhine" invites users to an interactive tour along Germany’s longest river.

Young Travellers in Germany

There's a new app from the German National Tourism Board designed for the younger generation. It promises Germany's most exciting sights even closer – right into the smartphone in your pocket. With it users can browse favourite must-sees and post about their own experiences.

Africa and Germany

Click on the title to read the full story with an African and German focus

Jul 30, 2015 10:52 AM

International moot court with participants from DRC, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda

On July 31 and August 1, 2015, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy will host an International Moot Court in Nuremberg in cooperation with the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU). A total of seven participants from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda and Kenia will represent Africa.

Jul 29, 2015 2:46 PM

UN Conference in Addis Ababa: New global partnership between developing, emerging and industrialised countries

The pursuit of prosperity in industrialised countries cannot be allowed to continue at the expense of developing countries. Addressing the 193 country representatives at the UN Conference on Financing for Development, German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Müller called for a new pact on the world's future.

Jul 28, 2015 11:24 AM

German defence minister visits Bundeswehr troops in Mali

Germany's defence minister, Ursula von der Leyen, has departed from Berlin for a two-day stint in Bamako. Von der Leyen is set to visit German soldiers sent as European Union specialists to train Malian troops. On Monday evening, she held talks with President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and officials of the UN's 10,000-strong blue helmet mission MINUSMA in the Malian capital.