In an interview with DW, van Aken said Hollande's reaction to Paris "was a very big mistake and a very big victory for IS." The MP criticized the German government for its failure to tackle Islamic State (IS).
Ahead of talks about the implementation of the Minsk Agreement, Poroshenko voiced support for the peace plan. In an interview with DW, he compared the Russian annexation of Crimea to the Nazi takeover of Austria in 1938.
From December, Ma’an Media Network will begin broadcasting DW's youth program Shababtalk, and cable TV station HOT will be transmitting DW's German program. The existing cooperation with Channel 9 will also be expanded.
On DW's "Conflict Zone," Bennett explained why in his opinion "there's no place better on earth for Arabs than in Israel." But he said he would defend himself "when hundreds of Muslims are out to kill me and my family."
Four young detective teams are the protagonists of "Crime Fighters." DW's gripping new series of radio dramas tackles challenges and perils faced by African youths. The plays address listeners in five languages.
Houcine Abassi, head of the Tunisian labor union UGTT, told DW that ongoing political disputes within the governing Nidaa party were "making sensible government work almost impossible."
On DW's "Conflict Zone", Louise Mushikiwabo adopted an outspoken stance on the International Criminal Court's handling of African cases, accusing the court both of racism and of manipulation of international justice.
Many young people in Egypt live a modern, Western lifestyle. But traditional attitudes and strong family ties continue to play a major role.