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With a plethora of crises and rising populism across the globe, Germany's international broadcaster is facing fresh challenges. On Tuesday, Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to speak at a ceremony marking the anniversary.
On World Press Freedom Day, DW's Director General Peter Limbourg pledges to defend press freedom, while marking the broadcaster’s 65th anniversary.
Journalists, historians and politicians are meeting at the M100 Sanssouci colloquium in Potsdam to discuss the state of press freedom. Turkey's exiled Cumhuriyet editor, Can Dundar, delivered the opening remarks.
At the request of the right-wing AfD, the German parliament discussed DW's future. There was praise from all other parliamentary groups, and the amendments proposed by the AfD were met with fierce opposition.
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