Focus on Europe | Video Podcast | Deutsche Welle

What drives people in Europe? How do Europeans lead their lives? What are their views, hopes and fears? Fokus Europa provides the answers: up close, exciting and balanced.

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Germany: Living with antisemitism


Berlin has a large and thriving Jewish community. But many Jews in the German capital are concerned about the recent rise in antisemitism, including the recent synagogue attack in Halle.


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Lithuania battles cybercrime


A group of Lithuanian volunteers called the "elves" have teamed up to fight fake news and other disinformation spread by Russian cyber-trolls.


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Turkey: the garbage-truck library


Some garbagemen in Ankara were upset about people throwing away books, so they started putting them aside -- and now they've set up their own library.


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France’s Moulin Rouge Lives from its Myths


The Moulin Rouge in Paris became notorious for its provocative can-can dance. One-hundred and thirty years on, it still attracts visitors in search of glitz and glamour.


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Uzbek Grandma Turns DJ in Moscow


A teacher from Uzbekistan had been cleaning for years in Moscow when she stumbled onto the club scene. Although there’s increasing xenophobia in Russia, she’s respected despite her ethnicity, age, and career as a cleaner.


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Over 100 Bombings Rock Sweden


There have been more than 100 bombings in Sweden this year - more than twice as many as in 2018. Experts blame the violence on feuding criminal gangs. And the police seem powerless to act.


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Bosnia: refugee drama in the Bihac region


In a camp at the border between Bosnia and EU member Croatia, refugees are currently living in catastrophic conditions. Local authorities refuse to deal with the situation and demand that new camps be set up in other parts of the country.


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Germany: The Search for dead Soldiers


Just outside Berlin, the remains of thousands of soldiers who fell in the Second World War are buried. The "Association for the Recovery of the Fallen in Eastern Europe" searches for the dead and has made a surprising discovery--74 years after the end of the war.


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Church asylum program under pressure in Germany


German authorities have cut down on asylum permits for refugees who've been housed at churches and monasteries. In 2016, 80 percent got permits; 2019 it was just 1.4 percent. We'll talk to some refugees who are staying at a monastery in Bavaria.


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Can Venice be saved?


Flooding in Venice has heavily damaged St. Mark's Basilica and several palaces. Local residents are upset that a hugely-expensive flood-control system that was begun 17 years ago is still not complete.


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