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Gerald Knaus: "There is no right to migrate."

Gerald Knaus: "There is no right to migrate."

Gerald Knaus is a founding member of the European Stability Initiative, ESI. He has been studying the plight of refugees and migrants since the Balkan Wars of the 1990s. We spoke to him about the challenges posed by migration and the UN migration ...
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Blockade in the Sea of Azov

Blockade in the Sea of Azov

The conflict between Ukraine and Russia is re-kindling long-standing tensions. Have the two countries once again come to the brink of war?
Deutsche Welle
Hungary Bans Homelessness

Hungary Bans Homelessness

The Hungarian state has made homelessness a crime. Anyone without a fixed address is sent to prison. That forces the homeless into hiding from the law. Aid organisations fear more will die in the winter cold.
Deutsche Welle
Germany's Last Coal Mine Shuts Down

Germany's Last Coal Mine Shuts Down

Germany has ended coal mining. The people of the Ruhr see it as the bittersweet end to an era in their history. The pits were closed not so much for environmental as for economic reasons. Mining is no longer lucrative.
Deutsche Welle
Integration at Stake for Italy's Villages

Integration at Stake for Italy's Villages

Calabria's aging villages could use migrant families. But the Italian government is threatening to end the integration project. A mayor has even been placed under house arrest for helping refugees more than allowed.
Deutsche Welle
Winter Sports Tips for the Chinese

Winter Sports Tips for the Chinese

China will be hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics. So its athletes are getting winter sports tips from their Norwegian counterparts and putting everything they've got into bringing their skills up to Scandinavian standards.
Deutsche Welle
Interview - Omid Nouripour: "Growing up in wartime is a burden for life"

Interview - Omid Nouripour: "Growing up in wartime is a burden for life"

Omid Nouripour was just thirteen when he arrived in Germany as a refugee from Iran. Today he is a Green Party member of the Bundestag. He speaks about the cruel impact that war has on a young life, how he came to view Germany as home, and the peop...
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Russia: The silent HIV epidemic

Russia: The silent HIV epidemic

HIV is on the rise in Russia. But those infected are stigmatized and often insufficiently treated. In a country where the Orthodox Church calls for abstinence, many are scared to speak about their diagnosis.
Deutsche Welle
Drinking water shortage on Langeoog

Drinking water shortage on Langeoog

Rising sea levels and hefty storm surges are threatening to contaminate the German island of Langeoog's freshwater lenses. Residents have accused the EU of failing to take sufficient action to tackle climate change.
Deutsche Welle
WATCH | #CabinetReshuffle: Ramaphosa announces changes to National Executive

WATCH | #CabinetReshuffle: Ramaphosa announces changes to National Executive

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to announce changes to the National Executive at the Union Buildings, Pretoria, at 15:00 on Thursday.
24.com
5mins
Spain: A city and a drug smugglers' haven

Spain: A city and a drug smugglers' haven

Only a few kilometers separate Morocco from the Spanish coast. Smugglers use the route daily to run several tons of narcotics into Europe. 75 percent of all hashish consumed in Europe comes through Morocco.
Deutsche Welle
Bulgarian dams threaten the environment

Bulgarian dams threaten the environment

Bulgaria is banking more and more on hydroelectric power. It's already authorized the construction of 300 new dams. But environmental organizations say these will destroy valuable ecosystems and still won't produce much electricity.
Deutsche Welle
Senator Corker denounces Trump Saudi decision

Senator Corker denounces Trump Saudi decision

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker denounced President Donald Trump's decision to refrain from further punishing Saudi Arabia for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Associated Press
1min
Democrat wins in Utah, won't support Pelosi

Democrat wins in Utah, won't support Pelosi

Democrat Ben McAdams flipped a U.S. House seat in heavily-Republican Utah, defeating Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love by fewer than 700 votes. McAdams, the Salt Lake County mayor, repeated his pledge not top support Nancy Pelosi for House Speaker.
Associated Press
1min
Senator apologizes for 'public hanging' comment

Senator apologizes for 'public hanging' comment

A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi apologizes for complimenting a supporter by saying she would attend a "public hanging" if he invited her to one
Associated Press
2mins
Trump: Federal courts in Ninth Circuit 'very unfair'

Trump: Federal courts in Ninth Circuit 'very unfair'

President Donald Trump is railing against federal courts in the Ninth Circuit, describing them as 'very unfair' after a federal judge in Northern Calif. blocked Trump's emergency restrictions on asylum claims.
Associated Press
2mins
Trump: Ivanka's private email use unlike Clinton's

Trump: Ivanka's private email use unlike Clinton's

President Donald Trump defended his daughter, Ivanka Trump, over revelations she used a private email account for work in the White House and sought to downplay her email use from that of his former opponent, Hillary Clinton.
Associated Press
1min
Trump: Saudi Arabia decision about 'America First'

Trump: Saudi Arabia decision about 'America First'

President Donald Trump defended his decision not to punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman or cut arms sales to Saudi Arabia for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. insisting it would be "foolish" to cut ties.
Associated Press
3mins
Interview - Andreas Rodder: "There is a new fear of Germany."

Interview - Andreas Rodder: "There is a new fear of Germany."

Germany is considered Europe's strongest nation, both politically and economically. Just like a century ago, it is viewed as culturally sensitive but ruthless when it comes to wielding power. How can it counter the fears of its neighbors and partn...
Deutsche Welle
12mins
Living in fear - Refugees in Chemnitz

Living in fear - Refugees in Chemnitz

This summer, far-right extremists hounded migrants through the eastern German city of Chemnitz. Now, weeks later, locals remain divided over immigration. Some are actively fighting xenophobia, while others say they fear migrants.
Deutsche Welle
Exodus from Croatia

Exodus from Croatia

Growing numbers of Croatians are moving abroad because of the country's ongoing economic crisis. The region of Slavonia is particularly affected. Many families have left, forcing schools to shut.
Deutsche Welle
Spain's mistreated greyhounds

Spain's mistreated greyhounds

Spain's Galgos, or Spanish greyhounds, are bred for the rabbit hunt. But the less-than-fastest runners are often abandoned or killed once the hunting season is over. It is a common and cruel practice in Spain.
Deutsche Welle
Cabinet to consider Brexit deal in special meeting on Wednesday

Cabinet to consider Brexit deal in special meeting on Wednesday

A Brexit deal has been reached by negotiators in Brussels and will be the focus of a crunch Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
Press Association
1min
CNN sues Trump amid row over reporter Jim Acosta

CNN sues Trump amid row over reporter Jim Acosta

American broadcaster CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding the return of correspondent Jim Acosta's press credentials to cover the White House.
Press Association
1min
UK calls for end to Yemen war

UK calls for end to Yemen war

British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt is visiting Saudi Arabia and the UAE to press for an end to the war in Yemen and to call on Saudi leaders to cooperate with an investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
TRT World
1min
Trump and Macron seek to defuse tensions before WWI anniversary

Trump and Macron seek to defuse tensions before WWI anniversary

US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron seek to diffuse tensions over comments by both leaders that threatened to cast a shadow over a weekend marking 100 years since the end of the First World War. The leaders met at the ...
Press Association
1min
The geopolitics of Sri Lanka's crisis

The geopolitics of Sri Lanka's crisis

The Sri Lankan president has dissolved parliament and triggered snap polls, plunging the country further into an ongoing political crisis. But are the external influences from India and China impacting its domestic affairs?
TRT World
3mins
Trump blasts 'doctored video' accusations and attacks another CNN reporter

Trump blasts 'doctored video' accusations and attacks another CNN reporter

President Donald Trump has slammed another CNN reporter, this time Abby Phillip, for asking "a stupid question".
Press Association
1min
Ethiopia's new hope

Ethiopia's new hope

We went to Ethiopia to talk to people about their new rockstar prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, and why he's reignited their hope in the future of their country and the Horn of Africa.
TRT World
5mins
Belgium's dangerous heritage

Belgium's dangerous heritage

A special unit of the Belgian army clears many tons of First World War munitions every year. Traces of the Great War abound, especially in northwestern Belgium where buried grenades have been cleared since 1918.
Deutsche Welle
Hunting for lost treasure in Italy

Hunting for lost treasure in Italy

Fishermen in Naples are struggling to earn a living from fishing. But they are hoping their planned tours of archeological treasure on the seabed will attract enough tourists for them to secure their financial futures.
Deutsche Welle
Worries in the Ukraine: Worries in the West

Worries in the Ukraine: Worries in the West

Ethnic Hungarians in western Ukraine are putting pressure on Kiev - with the support of Viktor Orban's government. A group of separatist-nationalists say they want to right "historic wrongs" of the First World War.
Deutsche Welle
Serbia: Arsenic in drinking water

Serbia: Arsenic in drinking water

The drinking water in parts of Serbia has been contaminated with arsenic for years. Nearly a million people are affected. The maximum allowed concentration of the carcinogenic toxin was exceeded by as much as 27 times.
Deutsche Welle
Turkey: Emancipation by Emmental

Turkey: Emancipation by Emmental

Turkish women are using a recipe for Swiss cheese to bring prosperity to their village. And, breaking with the patriarchal tradition in the mountains of Anatolia, their men are supporting them. Their cheese is being exported to Hong Kong.
Deutsche Welle
Northern Ireland's Brexit nightmare

Northern Ireland's Brexit nightmare

Could Brexit undermine peace in Northern Ireland? Catholics and Protestants are concerned about the future of the inner Irish border after Brexit. Unionists and Sinn Fein have already been delivering verbal attacks.
Deutsche Welle
Who are youth in the US voting for in midterm elections?

Who are youth in the US voting for in midterm elections?

US midterm elections are around the corner, and this year's turnout could be historic, thanks to young people.
TRT World
1min
Sri Lanka in the grip of political crisis

Sri Lanka in the grip of political crisis

Sri Lanka plunged into crisis on Friday when President Sirisena sacked Prime Minister Wickremesinghe and swore in former President Rajapaksa to replace him, all of which broke up the fragile coalition governing the country.
TRT World
2mins
Donald Trump hands out Halloween treats to scores of children

Donald Trump hands out Halloween treats to scores of children

US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump marked Halloween at the White House by handing out candy to children at a festive event on the South Lawn.
Press Association
1min
Brazil's right-wing Bolsonaro wins presidency

Brazil's right-wing Bolsonaro wins presidency

Brazilians on Sunday propelled right-wing populist Jair Bolsonaro to the presidency, marking a dramatic swing to the right in the world’s fourth-largest democracy.
Reuters
1min
Why are Serbia and Kosovo considering a land swap?

Why are Serbia and Kosovo considering a land swap?

Ten years after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia, the two countries are yet to reach a common ground. A land swap deal is being considered as a step towards normalising relations.
TRT World
3mins
How to steal an election: Gerrymandering explained

How to steal an election: Gerrymandering explained

Votes may not matter if they're not counted fairly. With new strict voter ID laws popping up, minorities and the poor are finding it even harder to cast their ballots in the US.
TRT World
6mins
Protesters oppose transfer of Franco's remains to cathedral in Madrid

Protesters oppose transfer of Franco's remains to cathedral in Madrid

"If it were up to me, I'd chuck him in a ditch like hundreds of Spaniards. In a ditch, yes, but not here." Thousands of people oppose the Spanish government's plan to bury Francisco Franco's remains in a famous cathedral in Madrid.
TRT World
1min
Candidates cast votes as Irish presidential election polling begins

Candidates cast votes as Irish presidential election polling begins

Candidates in the Irish presidential election have been casting their votes at polling stations across the country.
Press Association
1min
Homemade pipe bombs sent to prominent democrats

Homemade pipe bombs sent to prominent democrats

"Unfortunately, I think Donald Trump too often has helped to incite some of these feelings of anger, if not violence." Homemade explosives have been sent to prominent democrats, Robert DeNiro and CNN's New York headquarters.
TRT World
1min
Retail tycoon at centre of gagging clause row named by peer in Parliament

Retail tycoon at centre of gagging clause row named by peer in Parliament

Topshop owner Sir Philip Green has been named in Parliament as the businessman behind an injunction against the Daily Telegraph.
Press Association
1min
The tragedy of Camerino

The tragedy of Camerino

Camerino, Italy, devastated in a 2016 earthquake, is crumbling despite authorities' promises to make the houses habitable again. Camerino's residents found shelter in nearby communities and are waiting to return.
Deutsche Welle
Sweden: Chip under our skin

Sweden: Chip under our skin

Microchips are making life more convenient for thousands of Swedes, but data protectionists are worried that the digital implants could be misused by state or private interests. Some users enjoy not needing keys to unlock their doors.
Deutsche Welle