Our studio guest is the Gabriel Scheidecker of the Free University of Berlin’s Languages of Emotion Cluster of Excellence.
A new wave of protests against the compulsory wearing of hijab has spread across Iran, resulting in the arrests of dozens of women. The government has accused the protesters of being under the influence of drugs.
You can't just name your child whatever you like in Germany. Godsgift is OK; devilish monikers are not. Elsewhere in the world, the rules for name approval are even stricter. In one country, Harriet is a no-go.
With the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia ending, onetime High Representative for Bosnia-Herzegovina Wolfgang Petritsch says successor countries must acknowledge their crimes during the 1990s.
Sometimes facial expressions and hand gestures can communicate more than words can, but they also vary greatly from culture to culture. Here's your DW video guide to understanding and emulating typical German gestures.
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