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World leaders gather in Glasgow for a make-or-break climate summit. Helen Mountford, Vice-President for Climate and Economics at World Resources Institute, tells Brent Goff on The Day the US needs to step up financial climate support for emerging economies.
Rammstein, Helene Fischer and Capital Bra have probably never been on the same playlist before, but Meet the Germans is bringing them together for a musical one-off.
Born in the UK with all the privileges that came with being white, Helen Joseph risked her life challenging the South African apartheid regime. And she led the way for many a woman in the struggle for change.
Zimbabwe chaos+++AL 3107 Intv. A deadly attack in Maiduguri, Nigeria+++Fulanis in Ghana+++Helen Joseph: The anti-apartheid activist who risked it all
Almost every city and town in Ireland is part of an organized network of selfless people who will deliver food and medication to their elderly and isolated neighbors as part of the hashtag #SelfIsolationSupport. Keith Walker speaks with the driving force behind this effort, former BBC executive Helen O'Rahilly, who explains how communities are uniting to support their most vulnerable.
Aphrodite, Venus and Helen: As symbols of beauty, they have inspired paintings since Antiquity.
As the lifetime work of the British actress is honored at the Berlinale, here's why Helen Mirren is literally the queen of acting.
New management, new locations and hot new competition: The 70th Berlin International Film Festival starting February 20 brims with fresh ideas while honoring cinema stalwarts including actor Helen Mirren.
One of Central Europe’s oldest universities closed its doors for two days this week to protest against underfunding. Now, that may not sound like headline news outside the country. But the action sheds some interesting light on Lithuania’s protest culture. Helen Seeney spoke with journalist Audra Giryote.
The Hungarian government’s control over the media is unprecedented in an EU member state, according to a new report by media watchdogs who are calling for EU action. Helen Seeney talks to Hungary correspondent Stefan Bos.
Many people will have heard of the Trojan War. But who were the protagonists and what roles did they play? Here's more about Paris, Helen, Achilles and the other heros in this Greek saga.
The oil boom has made the six Gulf States some of the most popular destinations for work migrants. While most migrant workers in the Gulf work in low paid jobs like construction or domestic work, there are also many highly skilled migrant workers in well-paid jobs in Dubai or Riyadh. And it's not just the money that draws, for instance, German expats to the region.
Forty years ago, a guru-like figure named Zumra Nuru founded a community in a remote valley in northern Ethiopia where society could turn gender roles, religion and division of labor on its head. Today, the community is thriving. Reporters Sven Weniger and Michael Marek visited Awra Amba. Their report is presented by Helen Seeney.
The South African fashion designer Jade Helene Shimmin designs three fashion collections per year in limited editions, all of which are showcased in her Mitte store.
Thousands are trying to escape violence and poverty in central America by taking the 3000 km trek north, hoping to reach the USA. In Guatemala, DW reporter Andreas Bouke met migrants on the first leg of the journey.
German folk pop star Helene Fischer releases her new album on May 12. The self-titled collection of songs is the latest highlight in an unparalleled music career. Here's a look back at the rest.
What would drive a mother to abandon her only child? "The Blind Side of the Heart" by Julia Franck tells the story of Helene who leaves her seven-year-old son alone at a train station to fend for himself.
Germany debates bringing back national military service +++ Migrants in Paris get creative at a pop-up theater +++ Military athletes from 32 nations battle it out at the International Army Games +++ A look at Europe's graffiti capital
Through honey-voiced starlets like Helene Fischer, folksy Schlager standards continue to unite Germans in epic song. Here are 10 legends of Schlager whose uplifting melodies and schmaltzy lyrics will forever live on.
The murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend has shaken Slovakia. He'd been investigating alleged ties between the Italian mafia and Slovak officials. Kuciak's final investigation has been published on the news website Aktuality, owned by Ringier Axel Springer. Martin Pastierovic, its publishing director of magazines, told Helen Seeney how he'd heard the news of Kuciak's murder.
Germany’s top administrative court has ruled that it’s legal for cities to ban diesel cars. The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig says Germany’s states, cities and communities have the right to impose diesel bans to control air pollution without federal legislation. Sonya Diehn, head of DW’s Environment Desk explains to Helen Seeney what the Court's decision entails.
It’s been a bit of a nippy winter in Russia. In a remote settlement in Siberia, the temperature plummeted to minus 66 degrees Celsius. And Moscow has had its heaviest snowfall in more than a hundred years. Helen Seeney asks DW’s Moscow correspondent, Emily Sherwin, how people have been coping.
Kenya's capital Nairobi is growing quickly because many young people leave rural areas to find work in the city. But some young Kenyans are now returning to the countryside. They believe agriculture could be a business of the future - particularly coffee farming.Bettina Rühl met up with some of the more than 150,000 coffee farmers in the Kenyan Highlands.
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