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WorldLink connects global voices: People around the world tell their own stories and help us understand what political, economic, cultural developments mean for their lives. Listen to emotional stories that show the human element behind the headlines.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 55m. Bisher sind 235 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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WorldLink: Changing places


On this week's show, we take a closer look at why homeless numbers are skyrocketing in San Francisco, one of the US's most important tech hubs. We'll also be taking you inside Soweto’s first adult shop, find out why making eye contact with strangers in Berlin is so tricky and why Easter Island's Moai statues are at the center of a fundamentally human tragedy.


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WorldLink: Stories of survival


Ahead of the 20 year anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre, we speak to one of the survivors. We meet Italy's 'ghost' politician Piera Aiello who was forced to run for parliamentary office anonymously due to mafia threats. Plus we head to Indonesia where intolerance seems to be growing ahead of this month's election. Could the era of moderate Muslim leaders be over?


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WorldLink: Rwanda and other tales of survival


Twenty-five years after the Rwandan genocide, one man tells us how he survived. And artist Jacques Nkinzingabo talks about his unique connection to the event. Also: Abortion rights in Northern Ireland, the EU's migration challenges in Italy and Ceuta, plastic surgery resistance in South Korea and how one Munich bakery is trying to tackle the problem of old age financial security.


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WorldLink: Veronique de Viguerie on Yemen, Kurds sound alarm on Turkish elections


We talk to one of the few photographers who has covered the Yemen war about her experiences and we hear from Kurds in Turkey who are worried they are being barred from voting in this weekend's possibly historic elections — for a pretty strange reason. Plus in Berlin, Tamsin Walker prepares to say farewell to daylight savings time for good.


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WorldLink: Reality check


A week after the Christchurch attack, DW speaks with former WorldLink co-host Samantha Early about the mood in the New Zealand. Also: How Brexit has polarized families in the UK, the experience of growing up as a child of in vitro fertilization and celebrating the Persian New Year in Berlin.


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 2019-03-22  58m
 
 

WorldLink: Brexit fatigue


Against the backdrop of one of the most momentous but also inconclusive Brexit weeks since the 2016 referendum, DW takes you to Northern Ireland to find out just how worried the locals of Derry are about a possible return of the Troubles in the event of a hard border. We also meet the English Shop owner in Berlin who is closing down because of Brexit after years of good business.


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 2019-03-15  58m
 
 

WorldLink: Breaking free


A French couple is desperate to repatriate their grandchildren from the ruins of Islamic State and Russian bands push back against the government's crackdown on Western pop music. Plus, we hear from a former nun who is speaking out against the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of the Catholic Church and women in India march against the culture of victim blaming.


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 2019-03-07  58m
 
 

WorldLink: The state of Latin America


On this week's show: We meet civilian groups in Mexico searching for their missing loved ones and join Central American migrants trekking towards the US border. We also take an in-depth look at what's missing from English-language press coverage of the Latin American region.


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 2019-03-01  59m
 
 

WorldLink: Hustle to win


We report from Berlin on the refugee women tackling new lives on the soccer pitch, and talk to the photographer who has documented their game. Plus, the refugee winning literary awards from a detention camp and the nonclassical music revolution.


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 2019-02-22  58m
 
 

WorldLink: Religious battles


On this week's show, we'll be meeting families from a Muslim minority community who've fled China for a safer life in Turkey. We'll also hear about the devastating and deadly conflict between Christian farmers and Muslim herders in Nigeria. And we’ll hear a first-person account on the conflict in Yemen.


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 2019-02-15  58m