Articles by Deutsche Welle
Pharrell Williams named head of menswear at Louis Vuitton
The music superstar noted for his front row fashion show appearances over the years will assume the menswear mantel.
Published on Feb 15, 2023 10:50 AM IST
Can you be addicted to porn?
Psychology doesn't officially acknowledge the existence of porn addiction, but many people say they suffer from it. Is it real?
Published on Feb 14, 2023 05:30 PM IST
Slow flowers: Climate-friendly Valentine's Day blooms
Where's the romance in sending a bouquet of pesticide-laden flowers flown halfway across the world on Valentine's Day? Say "I love you and the planet" with seasonal, sustainable, slow flowers instead.
Published on Feb 14, 2023 05:10 PM IST
International Condom Day: A brief history of rubbers
Condoms are pretty great, preventing both diseases and unwanted pregnancies. They were first used in 3000 BC. Ancient Egyptians color-coded theirs while the Romans supposedly made them from the muscles of fallen enemies.
Published on Feb 13, 2023 02:42 PM IST
Notre Dame windows undergo restoration in Cologne
In April 2019, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burst into flames. Today, experts from Cologne Cathedral in Germany are helping restore damaged church windows. Time is short as France hopes to reopen Notre Dame next year.
Published on Feb 12, 2023 11:46 AM IST
Niki de Saint Phalle's 'Nanas': Celebrating the 'everywoman'
The artist's vividly painted and voluptuous sculptures of women are only part of a trailblazing oeuvre ahead of its time, writes DW's Brenda Haas.
Published on Feb 11, 2023 04:12 PM IST
South Korea lifts visa restrictions on Chinese travellers
Seoul's decision to end visa restrictions on Chinese travellers comes after lengthy COVID related tensions between the countries.
Published on Feb 10, 2023 04:42 PM IST
US composer Burt Bacharach dies aged 94
The composer behind hits such as "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My head" has passed away at his LA home.
Published on Feb 10, 2023 02:13 PM IST
South Korea struggles to serve up national dish 'kimchi'
Imports of the nation's spicy "soul food" have soared more than 20% because it is cheaper to manufacture in bulk abroad, while the country has also seen shortages of the basic ingredients of the dish.
Published on Feb 07, 2023 02:09 PM IST
Multilingualism: An enrichment for children's lives
There are more and more children growing up in multilingual environments. Experts say speaking two or more languages helps widen a child's horizons and that there is no one perfect strategy for multilingual education.
Published on Feb 06, 2023 03:29 PM IST
Diagnosed with cancer? Psycho-oncology can help
Each year, millions of people across the globe receive a cancer diagnosis. For many, this news is scary. Two patients from Germany talk about how psycho-oncology helped them cope.
Published on Feb 03, 2023 05:04 PM IST
Chinese tourists slow to return to Europe
Europe's vacation destinations are hoping for the return of tourists from China following years of pandemic disruption. Expectations for this segment of the tourism market are high, despite few bookings.
Published on Feb 03, 2023 03:07 PM IST
India: How Goa succeeded in eliminating rabies
Goa has become the first state in India to eliminate rabies in humans, with no cases since 2018. DW examines what Goa has done right and whether its program could be rolled out across India.
Published on Feb 02, 2023 06:09 PM IST
HIV treatment still undermined by stigma
Drugs have been developed against HIV but stigma is still high and, in some areas of the world, it is hindering prevention strategies.
Updated on Feb 02, 2023 02:33 PM IST
AI and art — are creators about to become redundant?
Can robots make art? Will ChatGPT replace authors? Is artificial intelligence creative? One thing is certain: AI is set to revolutionize the art world, even if authorship issues remain unresolved.
Published on Feb 01, 2023 06:32 PM IST
How has Brexit affected Britain's tourist sector?
Britain left the European Union on January 31, 2020. This major U-turn has had an impact in many areas, including tourism. Here's how Britain's tourism industry has fared and what Europeans traveling there need to know.
Published on Jan 31, 2023 04:30 PM IST
China resumes granting visas for Japanese nationals
Japanese citizens will once again be able to get Chinese visas, Beijing said, reversing a previous ban over COVID testing China had slammed as "discriminatory."
Published on Jan 30, 2023 01:21 PM IST
Bringing Holocaust remembrance to TikTok
How Holocaust survivors and concentration camp memorial sites are reaching young users on TikTok in 30 seconds.
Published on Jan 27, 2023 09:28 AM IST
Paris Fashion Week: What everybody is talking about
Get the low-down on Schiaparelli's lion heads, Doja Cat's trypophobia-triggering look or Dior's tribute to Josephine Baker.
Published on Jan 25, 2023 06:25 PM IST
How the myth of whiteness in classical sculpture was created
The myth that the statues of ancient Greece and Rome were white was created over time and upheld in part to serve racist ideological purposes. But recent exhibitions have shed new light on the colorful ancient world.
Published on Jan 24, 2023 06:37 PM IST
Naatu Naatu, Gangnam Style, Macarena: Hits transcending language
Be it in Telugu, Korean or Spanish, some viral dance hits have won a global fanbase with their catchy tunes and nifty steps reenacted on YouTube and TikTok.
Published on Jan 23, 2023 02:19 PM IST
Russia: HIV-positive teens refusing treatment
Russian teenagers who are HIV-positive face discrimination and serious psychological stress. Quite a few, however, are ditching the medicine they desperately need to keep their infections in check.
Published on Jan 22, 2023 02:58 PM IST
2023: Year of the Rabbit
A symbol of prosperity, abundance and fertility in Chinese, European and some American cultures, here's a look at some famous rabbits of pop culture.
Published on Jan 21, 2023 06:21 PM IST
International travel surged in 2022, UN says
A UN World Tourism Organization report shows international tourism is again picking up, but has yet to reach pre-pandemic levels. China's reopening is expected to provide a boost toward recovery in 2023.
Published on Jan 18, 2023 05:07 PM IST
Can India's new cervical cancer vaccine protect more women?
Indian scientists have developed a more accessible, low-cost vaccine to prevent cervical cancer. Health officials hope to reduce what has become the second-most common cancer in India.
Published on Jan 12, 2023 07:16 PM IST
ByDeutsche Welle | Edited by Parmita Uniyal
Trouble sleeping: A common symptom of long COVID
Various studies show that long COVID patients frequently suffer from insomnia and other sleep problems.
Published on Jan 10, 2023 08:44 AM IST
German air travel slow to recover from COVID-19 pandemic
Germany is lagging behind other EU countries in terms of seats sold on flights to and from the country, figures show. Domestic air travel is showing the slowest recovery from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Published on Jan 08, 2023 11:37 AM IST
US: FDA approves anti-Alzheimer's drug
Preliminary data from a September trial showed the drug slowed cognitive decline by 27% in patients. It also indicated that the treatment risks brain swelling and bleeding among some patients.
Published on Jan 07, 2023 03:40 PM IST
Experts forecast 2023 travel preferences
Analysts predict the coronavirus pandemic and inflation will continue shaping how and where we choose to spend our holidays in 2023. Environmental considerations will play a minor role.
Published on Jan 07, 2023 12:21 PM IST
XBB.1.5 likely to be the next major COVID subvariant
The new subvariant is no more deadly than omicron, but early indications suggest that it spreads more quickly.
Updated on Jan 06, 2023 06:16 PM IST