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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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WorldLink: WorldLink: February 13, 2016

On this week's show: With world leaders gathering to negotiate peace in Syria, refugees continue to run - Dancing in Denmark dancing to ease the refugee crisis - The personal interaction between refugees and the people working at a German camp - What's it like to be a black student at Yale? - India's social activist who's campaigning with her voice.


 2016-02-13  55m

WorldLink: WorldLink: a multifarious bag of fears

On this week's show: The face of Brazil's Zika outbreak - Fear and Karneval in Germany - The Brits are laughing about Merkel - Oxford and Princeton face charges of institutional racism - South Korea's first ever plus size model - And the hotdog vendor who wants to be a senator.


 2016-02-06  54m

WorldLink: WorldLink: Light in the dark

On this week's show: A closer look at the plight of the Yazidis - How Syrian refugees are ending up in South Korea - Why British volunteers are crossing the Channel to help refugees - German mentors help refugee students at school - We meet Australia's MLK -And the largest bottle cap mural in South America.


 2016-01-30  54m

WorldLink: Checks and balances

As the world's elite meet in Davos, Europe's migration crisis looms large. Plus, how to integrate refugees into Germany's workforce. We visit the swimming pool which shut out male refugees after harassment complaints.


 2016-01-23  54m

WorldLink: WorldLink: Backlash

On this week's show we look in-depth into the backlash from the Cologne attacks. Plus, the bishops advocating for Iraqi Christians, an orthodox Jewish comedian, and the author whose Arab-Jewish love story was banned.


 2016-01-16  55m

WorldLink: WorldLink: Derailed

On this week's show: Germany's refugee debate heats up following the New Year's Eve sex attacks on women in German cities. Charlie Hebdo's anniversary edition one year after the Paris office was attacked by terrorists. The dynamics behind the mounting tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran. And we introduce you to DJ Costa who’s rapping against IS after the terror group ensnared his brother.


 2016-01-09  54m

WorldLink: WorldLink: Taking stock

For this special New Year's edition we have a roundup of WorldLink stories from 2015 - most of which are pegged to unresolved crises that are likely to make more headlines this year.


 2016-01-02  54m

WorldLink: WorldLink Christmas 2015

On this week's Christmas special: How much can change in a year? - With a million new arrivals in Germany, a young journalist opens up about the painful discussions taking place in her society - Knitting for a cause - A lesson in redemption and can collecting in the Big Apple - And we go on a truffle hunt in Britain, to Viking school in Norway, and visit a colorful Christmas carnival in Nigeria.


 2015-12-26  54m

WorldLink: WorldLink: True colors

On this week's show: A closer at how IS has been using Baathists to establish their terrorist network in Iraq and Syria, an Afghan engineer who - against all odds - is trying to improve his community's water supply. Crime and punishment in India - should juvenile rapists be punished like adults? And what's in a flag? As New Zealanders ponder a change, we ask one for her take on the flag debate.


 2015-12-19  54m

WorldLink: WorldLink - Between rocks and hard places

In today's show some "David and Goliath" stories: a tiny island in the shadow of China, a small farmer hit by the Turkey-Russia clash, a Russian artist in the Kremlin crosshairs, two doctors who break the Mid-East mold and U.S. mobile clinics to the rescue. We also profile a new young right-winger in French politics and a Chinese dancer who recounts how disco brought some pelvic thrust to China.


 2015-12-12  55m