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WorldLink is a one-hour weekly program presenting personal stories from behind the headlines.

WorldLink is a one-hour weekly program presenting personal stories from behind the headlines.
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Germany

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DW Germany

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WorldLink is a one-hour weekly program presenting personal stories from behind the headlines.

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English


Episodes

WorldLink: Preparing for the worst

12/8/2017
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On this week's show we examine the situation in war-torn Yemen following the murder of former president Abdullah Ali Saleh — we'll hear from a Yemini journalist, as well as an 82-year-old German aid worker. Plus, we meet a South Korean man prepping for another Korean War.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: The blood never stops flowin'

12/1/2017
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On this week's show, we hear about the horrific normalcy of violence on the Sinai Peninsula. How much religion is good for the soul? We'll hear from Berlin.And Detroit versus everybody? How do you re-fill a vacated city? And why are farmers in France killing themselves?

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Home and away

11/24/2017
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We interview homeless people, usually ignored by society, on the streets of Bonn in Germany. Plus, six months after the Islamist terrorist attack on Manchester Arena, we hear from some survivors who are struggling to rebuild their lives.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Integration and deportation

11/17/2017
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As the United States ramps up efforts to deport irregular migrants, we hear from those doing their best to stay under radar, and take you to El Salvador where countless deportees are already planning their journey back north. Plus, refugee women take on the German job market.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Russia's historic experiment

11/10/2017
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DW takes an in-depth look at the ambiguous legacy of Russia's 1917 revolution that toppled the monarchy and paved the way for the rise of the Soviet Union. We'll be hearing why the Russian authorities are not celebrating the centenary of this seismic event, and why a new cinema film on Tsar Nicolas the second is rubbing some Russians the wrong way.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Arts around the globe

11/3/2017
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From the visual arts scene in Bangladesh, to aborigine musicians in Canada, this week's show explores how art weaves into the personal stories around our globe. What kind of music emanates from the darkness of one of Venezuela's most dangerous prisons? How can music help the dying? How do Syrians cook in exile? And what kind of pressure does a professional classical musician feel? Find out.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: A taste of the past

10/27/2017
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On this week's show, we meet members of the persecuted Rohingya community who fled Myanmar in the 1960s, the marathon team throwing the spotlight on the plight of African asylum seekers in Israel, and a Polish journalist uncovering uncomfortable truths about the wartime Nazi occupation. We'll also visit a restaurant run by Syrian refugees in Oslo, and a South Korean nun turned world famous chef.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: The gray zones of sexism

10/21/2017
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On this week's show: In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, we're taking an in-depth look at the dynamics of everyday sexism fueling harassment and assaults against women around the world. Also, a Hollywood actor and filmmaker on the sexism that pervades the film industry.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: An Egyptian witch hunt

10/13/2017
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On this week's show: An in-depth look at the vicious crackdown on Egypt's LGBTQ community, Israeli and Palestinian women march for peace, why farmers in India are being driven to suicide, and the US immigration lawyer standing up for refugee rights. Plus, we meet South Africa's surrogacy pioneer and a doctor who's been dubbed "Chile's Patch Adams."

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: The personal stories behind the headlines

10/6/2017
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WorldLink brings you 60 minutes of personal insight from those whose lives are impacted by global events.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: The art of storytelling

10/6/2017
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We're going to look at different ways artists see our world, including a street photographer from Yemen, a renowned photojournalist, a contemporary German poet and a Korean cartoonist with office culture in his sights. Plus, learn how to brew the perfect coffee and explore food with altitude.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Historic choices

9/29/2017
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On this week’s show, we take stock of the German election, one that saw a rightwing party voted into the Bundestag for the first time in a half century + On the streets of eastern Berlin, we hear why voters have turned to the Alternative for Germany + And does money and education protect you from propaganda?

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: A German metamorphosis via migration

9/26/2017
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Join us on the road: DW's Neil King and Gabriel Borrud explore what it takes to be German and how migrants and refugees are integrating into German society. We visit Neil's old school in Germany, attend Friday prayers at a mosque, talk Islamophobia with the AfD, and get to jam with a unique German-Turkish rock band.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: A German metamorphosis via migration

9/22/2017
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Join us on the road: DW's Neil King and Gabriel Borrud explore what it takes to be German and how migrants and refugees are integrating into German society. We visit Neil's old school in Germany, attend Friday prayers at a mosque, talk Islamophobia with the AfD, and get to jam with a unique German-Turkish rock band.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: What does it mean to be German?

9/15/2017
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Join us on the road: DW's Samantha Early and Sarah Steffen drive all over Germany to find out what it means to be German. This 'identity' question comes up over and over in public debate - and especially this year with Germany's nationwide elections. Join us as we visit local festivals, meet a European borderhopper and find out about quirky things in Germany.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Peace to conflict

9/8/2017
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On this week's show: International concern as the Rohingya flee in swathes to Bangladesh amid increased conflict in Myanmar + No end to violence in Colombia following the landmark FARC deal + And how different are hipsters from non-hipsters, really?

Duration: 00:58:52


WorldLink: Crisis mode

9/1/2017
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This week: Preparing for disaster – we interview a prepper and disaster control expert. The North Korean defector whose online comic series is going viral in the south, the community surgeon in Sierra Leone who’s not a doctor but is performing emergency operations, and delving into asexuality in Germany.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Pushing for change

8/25/2017
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This week: Venezuelans in search of a better life in Chile, a German politician stirring sentiments over refugees and an anti-IS radio station in Iraq, eco-activism in Canada and the US, geeks in Gaza and a celebration to remember in Colombia.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Music and migrants

8/19/2017
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This week: drownings, warning shots and wars of words… what on earth is going on in the Mediterranean? We meet the refugees in Indonesia, creating a life in limbo. Plus, a musical journey connecting Syria, Australia, Hollywood and Berlin.

Duration: 00:58:51


WorldLink: Up to the task?

8/11/2017
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Big tasks and the people taking them on: The Madrid housewife whose phone became a lifeline for refugees, the Hamburg cop supporting police in Mali on the world's deadliest UN peacekeeping mission and the German parents readying their children to enter school. Plus, a special series on South Africa's emerging black middle class.

Duration: 00:58:51

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