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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 - 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

WorldLink: WorldLink - Off target?

With the Paris Climate Conference underway we highlight an endangered Pacific island state, Atlantic lobstermen and Europe's migrant crisis, which may be the tip of the melting iceberg. In economic news, terrorism and tourism in Egypt, Jordan's illegal refugee workers, and a new book by Greece's ex-finance Minister, while an Indian whistle-blower and Israeli choreographer round off the show.


 2015-12-05  55m

WorldLink: WorldLink: Fearing a backlash

Turkish-Russian relations plummet, Syrian refugees in France feel the strain after the Paris attacks and British Muslims deal with prejudice. Plus: Stranded in Hungary, on trial in Angola and happily bleeding in India.


 2015-11-28  54m

WorldLink: Refugees and our Terror Special

Terrorism and refugees are our themes today, with reactions to the Paris bombings from France, Germany and Austria, from politicians, refugees and ordinary people, and from the Dalai Lama, whose words breathe peace on troubled waters. A report from the beaches of Greece puts a human face to the refugee crisis, and the story of Jewish refugees from long ago comes full circle in modern-day Spain.


 2015-11-21  54m

WorldLink: WorldLink: Sticking Out

On this week's show: the Sicilian journalist who's broadcasting against the Mafia, South Africa's time warp village and “daddy leave” in Norway. All that, plus the pedophile who's desperately trying to contain his urges, the record-breaking blind traveler and Ukraine's one and only wolf-man.


 2015-11-14  55m

WorldLink: WorldLink: Struggle and Survival

On this week's program: The comedians poking fun at Myanmar's junta, how Turkey's Kurdish population are feeling in the wake of Erdogan's stunning victory at the polls, and the Christmas folk tradition stoking a racism row in the Netherlands. Plus, words of peace and forgiveness from a former child soldier in the DRC.


 2015-11-07  55m

WorldLink: Identity and acceptance

On this week’s show: A DW reporter is attacked by anti-immigration protesters, whilst another colleague is invited for tea and cupcakes with a Syrian refugee and his German housemates. Also, the woman who shamed US Athletics into letting women run marathons and the plight of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar.


 2015-10-31  54m