A weekly look at globalization, education, economic development, human rights and more.
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that takes you on a journey all around the globe, connecting the dots in a globalized world.
The situation for online activists around the world keeps deteriorating. A new international campaign to raise awareness was presented at the DW Global Media Forum 2016.
A gunman has killed at least five people and wounded nine others at a nightclub in the Mexican coastal resort of Playa del Carmen, police say. Tourists are feared to be among the dead.
Football coach Barry Bennell has denied eight child abuse offences in the 1980s. The case is one of a handful that has opened up the sport to scrutiny after several players came forward in 2016 to describe sex abuse.
A 27-year-old Algerian is accused of setting his refugee accommodation in Düsseldorf on fire following a row over Ramadan meals. The blaze caused millions of euros of damages.
A court in the city of Narayanganj has found a total of 35 people guilty of the murders of rivals of a politician from the ruling Awami League. Those convicted include members of the elite security unit.
The Northern Ireland Assembly seems to be moving towards dissolution as Nationalists refuse to nominate a new leader. A snap election that would follow poses questions for the peace of the province and Brexit.
The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is even more stark than previously thought. Allegedly just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, own as much wealth as 3.6 billion people.
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