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Eight years after the reactor disaster in Fukushima, operator Tepco is preparing to restart the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant. Residents are nervous, but the power plant will create jobs and boost the local economy.
Reprocessing spent nuclear fuel is a huge challenge for nuclear plant operators - it contains highly toxic radioactive material. The La Hague nuclear reprocessing facility in France is built to recycle spent fuel. Our reporter paid a visit there.
Although Germany is phasing out atomic energy by 2022, it still has several operating nuclear power plants. A storage facility for low-level waste is in the works - but a site for final repository for spent fuel rods still needs to be found.
Could nuclear power save the global climate? If so, at what cost? Its supporters say nuclear power plants generate power with zero CO2 emissions. But what about nuclear waste, the expense of building new plants and the high electricity prices?
While Germany is turning away from atomic energy, startups, engineers and investors around the world believe nuclear power can play an important role in the future of energy. Is their vision a realistic option - or are they ignoring the risks?
Longing for a simpler life, more Norwegians are reviving the legacy of their ancestors. They take courses to learn the skills of everyday Viking life - when the famed warriors were NOT looting and pillaging Europe.
Istanbul is holding a repeat election for mayor. The opposition senses fraud in the works. Turkey's high electoral board accepted an objection by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party and called for the repeat.
Munich's Pinakothek der Moderne museum is dedicating a show to the history of chair design. It highlights the fact that these pieces of furniture come in all shapes and sizes.
Violence between drug cartels is thought to be behind the disappearance of tens of thousands of people in Mexico. As authorities fail to provide answers, a group of mothers has embarked on a desperate search for bodies.
In an experimental nursing home in Russia, senior citizens and disabled children live together. The home is an appeal for tolerance in a society where the disabled often face discrimination.
Large parts of Mozambique were devastated when cyclone Idai swept across the country in early March. More than 1000 people died, hundreds of thousands are homeless, essential supplies are lacking. The port city of Beira was hit particularly hard. ...
Steve Hanisch explores the Cuban capital in a vintage car. Old Havana and its fortifications are a UNESCO world heritage site. An event visitors enjoy is the firing of the cannon at 9 p.m.
As paramedics, Marcus Muller and Tobias Filler, who work in Offenbach, are there for anyone who is injured and needs help. But their dream job is turning into a nightmare.
At a Kaiserschmarrn festival in Tyrol, everything revolves around this Austrian dessert. It's the stuff of legend. Some claim it was created for Empress Elisabeth, known as Sissi. So why is it the Kaiser's 'Schmarrn'?
People from almost every country in the world live in the German capital. "Planet Berlin" tells some of their stories. Meet Markus Shimizu, a Japanese-German who's bringing traditional Japanese fermented foods to Berlin.
Seatrekkers rely solely on their own physical endurance to explore gorgeous coastlines through diving, hiking and swimming. We accompany participants on a 3-day workshop to learn more about their unusual sport.
Every year thousands of Italian scooter fans flock to the Vespa World Days. This time they took place at Lake Balaton in Hungary. Riders came from more than 40 countries -- including a Vespa acrobatic group from Munich.
The sale of illegal wildlife has grown into a $20 billion business along with narcotics, arms sales and human trafficking. Online sales make wildlife trafficking even easier.
There were no rhinos left in Uganda until the Rhino Fund imported a few and started a breeding program. Now there are 24 at its sanctuary in Ziwa, protected by a large team of rangers.
Memories of Tiananmen Square were still fresh when Britain negotiated the handover of Hong Kong to China. The UK insisted that the right to assemble and protest be protected. DW met up with two Hong Kong dissidents who have found asylum in Germany.
Porsche has launched a coupe version of its luxury crossover SUV with an identity all its own. We break down the optics, and check out two of the three powerful engines on offer.
On the trail of a beast that's also a real beauty - Ford's off-roading Ranger Raptor pick-up. The special model is based on the American F-150, but packs a two-liter 156kW diesel engine. Drive it! took the model out for a spin in Morocco.