Despite more than half of the African population being youth, the majority of them can't find a job. In the Gambia, for example, thousands embark on a dangerous journey across the Mediterranean to reach Europe. What’s the problem? Are there no jobs in The Gambia? We’ve got a debate hosted by DW’s Omar Wally. And some tips on how to make your CV more attractive. Take a listen!
The EU pays bonuses to Greek fishermen if they scrap their wooden boats and give up their jobs. Meant to help stem against overfishing in the Mediterranean, the offer is threatening a traditional craft.
This 90s Vengaboys party hit is storming the charts again – an ironic comment on the Austrian political scandal. But it also makes you want to go to Ibiza. Holiday fun is always possible here, with or without a scandal.
Survivors of a shipwreck in the Mediterranean have arrived in Tunisia after trying to reach Europe from Libya. Dozens died when the vessel sank in international waters. Sixteen men were rescued by fishing vessels. They're now sharing their stories.
Another tragedy involving migrants from Africa in the Mediterranean Sea: As many as 70 people are feared to have drowned when their boat sank near the coast of Tunisia - one of the worst such incidents this year. At least sixteen people were rescued.
The number of homeless people increases in Germany, the UK, and France+++ Pedophilia in the Catholic Church and an explosive new movie on Church scandals+++ Greek divers work to get the micro-plastics out of the Mediterranean Sea.
Saudi-led coalition forces use German arms in Yemen – France grapples with clerical sex abuse - Finland works to eradicate homelessness - Hungary's new anti-migrant poster campaign raises eyebrows - Greek divers tackle plastic waste in the Mediterranean – Churchgoers in Ukraine face a choice - The world's biggest dog's dinner to protest Brexit – And a clash between youth culture and the Kremlin.
The European Union is waging a war on plastic waste — from single-use items like plastic bags and bottles to the micro-plastics found in cosmetics and detergents. A lot of this plastic ends up in the Mediterranean Sea — which Greek divers are trying to clean up. They're calling themselves the "trash collectors of the sea." Joanna Kakissis reports.
Despite reports of African migrants dying in the Mediterranean trying to get to Europe or being tortured in Libya's migrant jails, young Africans still risk their lives. DW's Edith Kimani debates the topic with youth in Benin city. In "A Gamble With Death" Nigerian author Kelechi Goodluck narrates his harrowing experiences of travelling to Europe illegally. He escaped death by a whisker.
For most young Africans, Europe and Western countries hold the promise of a happy life. Among them was Kelechi Goodluck, a Nigerian now living in Spain. He ignorantly embarked on a dangerous journey from Nigeria to Europe through the Sahara and across the Mediterranean. Things didn’t end up as he thought. He has now written a book about his experiences called 'A Gamble With Death'.
International tensions have been rising in the Mediterranean with the Italian government's zero tolerance response to refugee arrivals just off the country's coasts. Many Italians are also appalled by their government's attitude to this issue and have expressed their solidarity for migrants. A protest is now underway just outside the city of Bologna, this time artistic. Dany Mitzman reports.
At least 14 people have lost an eye in France yellow vest protests, after being shot by controversial police rubber bullets +++A Gamble With Death: that's the title of a book by Kelechi Goodluck, a Nigerian living in Spain. In it, he talks about his journey to Europe through the Sahara desert and across the Mediterranean sea +++Exorcism in Italy amid warnings from Pope Francis about the devil.
Some 200 people have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea since the beginning of the year, trying to reach Europe from North Africa. The Italian government has closed its ports to rescued migrants. As Megan Williams reports from Rome, the country's populist government has found a new culprit for the migrant crisis and Africa's problems: France and the currency it created in Africa in 1945.
The Sicilian capital, Palermo, is lively, colorful and diverse. Tour through the city and see historic buildings, traffic chaos, and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean.
On this week´s Eco India: How to get edible fish from dirty water, underwater gardening in the Mediterranean, a new air pollution forecasting tool, e-bike taxis and a female Indian comedian.
Nemo's Garden is just off Italy's Mediterranean coast. Basil, lettuce, beans, and strawberries are grown in special glass containers - around eight meters underwater.
Eric Bensaïd had a house built that’s already full of stories. The interior’s retro-look comes from a colorful fusion of designer furniture and recycled materials. And the view of the Mediterranean is unbeatable.
History, art and fine dining by the sea - no wonder visitors fall in love with Montpellier. The city in southern France is popular with its resident student population, and visitors from across the globe alike.
A group of NGOs are defying a crackdown on migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean and have sent a new vessel to patrol the waters off Libya. The "Mare Jonio" left Italy on Thursday, the same day that another civilian ship sailed into the French port of Marseille. Phil Gayle spoke with Ruben Neugebauer from Sea-Watch, the organization behind the effort.
The last privately-owned migrant rescue ship operating on the central Mediterranean trafficking route is making its final journey to the port of Marseille. Before setting off, rescuers transferred 58 shipwrecked people to the Maltese coastguard.
Human rights groups have accused Italy of reaching a new low when it comes to its approach to refugees and migrants after allegedly putting pressure on Panama to revoke the flag it granted the Aquarius migrant rescue ship to operate in the Mediterranean. Italy's populist government has passed a controversial anti-migrant decree aimed at immigrants in Italy. Megan Williams has the latest from Rome.
Just off Italy's Mediterranean coast, they're growing produce in special glass containers. It's called "Nemo's Garden", and they grow basil, lettuce, beans, and strawberries there.
Basil from "Nemo's Garden" - an underwater biosphere off Italy's Mediterranean coast. Plus: Oktoberfest dirndls designed by Harald Glööckler. And: Berlin's spy museum.
Victoria Beckham's tenth anniversary fashion show in London. Also on the show: The Greek island of Crete has lots to offer, whatever the season. And: A visit to The Gate, a museum opposite Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.
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