Shift Hashtag - a special edition on refugees! How smartphones help people on the run survive. How a German online university gives refugees a chance to continue interrupted studies. And on Exit, a welcome from Belgium.
Kiron is a crowdfunding project, conceived to give refugees unbureaucratic access to higher education. Programs are a combination of two years of online studies and one year of classroom studies at a partner university.
A special edition on refugees! How smartphones help people on the run survive. How a German online university gives refugees a chance to continue interrupted studies. And on Exit, a welcome from Belgium.
Among the refugee multitudes are many college students who were forced to interrupt their studies. The German online project Kiron University aims to provide an unbureaucratic alternative.
Ötzi the iceman hits the big screen, a mother flees and a family takes an unsettling vacation in the German contributions at the Locarno Film Festival. For DW's Julia Hitz, the German entries weren't daring enough.
Judith Jones, the American editor who once rescued Anne Frank's diary from a rejection pile and championed legendary cookbook writer Julia Child, has passed away of complications from Alzheimer's.
Country singer Glen Campbell has died after a battle with Alzheimer's. Known for hits like "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Wichita Lineman," he was one of the first country artists to cross over into popular music.
By some calculations, hip-hop is celebrating 44 years as a musical genre and a movement this weekend. German rap is not quite so old, but there have been three rhyme-rich decades so far.
Millions of kissing and laughing smileys are sent out in text messages every day. As they now become superstars in "The Emoji Movie," here's a look back at how the hype surrounding the visual language developed.
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