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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Turkey: Construction on sacred Alevi sites


Places of worship for the Alevi minority on the Munzur River are threatened as the Turkish government plans to expand recreation areas in a national park in the region.


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 2020-12-17  5m
 
 

Russia: Undertakers Overwhelmed


In rural areas in Russia, records for the number of new corona infections and deaths are broken almost daily. The Kremlin maintains it has the situation under control.


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 2020-12-12  4m
 
 

Journalists face repression in Montenegro


The West Balkan country of Montenegro wants to join the EU, but journalists there face repression. Montenegro is far behind in terms of freedom of the press compared to other European nations—journalists there are attacked.


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 2020-12-10  5m
 
 

French border police patrol English Channel


Hundreds of refugees are stuck in Calais. Due to concerns over Brexit and closed borders, many are making the deadly journey across the English Channel. French border police is trying to prevent them from crossing.


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 2020-12-10  5m
 
 

Greece: Lonesome lessons


The school on the Greek island of Arki is only attended by a single student. But the teacher and the island's inhabitants are doing what they can to save the school. 


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 2020-12-03  4m
 
 

Finland: Sniffer dogs test for COVID-19


At the Finnish Helsinki Airport, dogs are successfully sniffing out whether travelers are infected with COVID-19. Their accuracy is almost 100 percent, and Finland wants to expand its use of them.


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 2020-11-26  4m
 
 

Seborga: Smallest European principality?


The village of Seborga is fighting for independence from Italy and has declared itself a principality. It was discovered that the 14 square kilometers never belonged to Italy. Since then, Seborga’s 320 villagers have elected their own monarch.


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 2020-11-25  4m
 
 

In the crosshairs of Turkey’s MIT


A man suspected of working for the Turkish secret service MIT has told Austrian police that the Turkish secret service plotted to assassinate Kurdish-Austrian politician Berivan Aslan.


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 2020-11-19  4m
 
 

Germany: Witnesses Remember the Nuremberg Trials


On November 20, 1945, the Allied Powers put 24 high-ranking National Socialists on trial before an international military tribunal in Nuremberg. Twelve were sentenced to death. The trial is considered to be the birth of international law.


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 2020-11-12  5m
 
 

France: Two fathers write a book about the Bataclan attack


One father's son was the assassin, and another father's daughter was a victim, in the Bataclan terrorist attack in 2015. At a time when Islamist terrorists are killing again, they wrote a book together. In France, it's viewed as a lesson in tolerance.


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 2020-11-12  5m