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Hong Kong: Eating Out as a Political Statement

Hong Kong: Eating Out as a Political Statement

Shops and restaurants are being labelled pro-democracy or pro-government, which has had a huge impact on customer numbers.
Deutsche Welle
US and West German intelligence 'used Swiss firm to spy on governments'

US and West German intelligence 'used Swiss firm to spy on governments'

The Swiss encryption firm Crypto was secretly used for spying by CIA and West Germany for decades, a new German and American media investigation says.
Euronews
Brooklyn Jewish community fears rising anti-Semitism

Brooklyn Jewish community fears rising anti-Semitism

Members of the Jewish community worried about the increased harassment and attacks. New York is home to a large Jewish community where the number of anti-Semitic incident has been on the rise in recent months.
Deutsche Welle
Coronavirus: China's bustling capital shuts down

Coronavirus: China's bustling capital shuts down

Beijing's streets and squares are deserted as the government scrambles to contain the coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, in China's central province of Hubei. People from Hubei are being tracked, turned away from hotels and residential...
Deutsche Welle
Fast fashion - where does it all end up?

Fast fashion - where does it all end up?

Sales of clothing have more than doubled in 20 years. Big fashion chains launch new collections like there's no tomorrow. Clothes production is fast and cheap. And it accounts for 5% of global emissions.
Deutsche Welle
China probes death of coronavirus whistleblower doctor after online outcry

China probes death of coronavirus whistleblower doctor after online outcry

Investigators are to examine the death of LiWenliang, warned by Chinese authorities for raising the alarm about the coronavirus outbreak, and who died from it.
Euronews
Namibia: Germany recruits nurses

Namibia: Germany recruits nurses

Germany's health system has a problem: there are not enough nurses. Thousands of positions remain unfilled. That's why clinics and recruitment companies are increasingly looking for staff abroad. For the first time now also in Africa. Our correspo...
Deutsche Welle
Philippines: Preparing for the rise of sea levels

Philippines: Preparing for the rise of sea levels

As sea levels rise, people living in coastal regions will see floods. Most of this will take place in Asia. In the Philippines, climate change is no longer an abstract concept for those living near the coast.
Deutsche Welle
British MEPs bid farewell to European Parliament

British MEPs bid farewell to European Parliament

British Green Party MEP Magid Magid has only had a seat in the European Parliament for seven months. Now he has to pack his bags because of Brexit. For the pro-Europe politician, it's an emotional time.
Deutsche Welle
Auschwitz survivor returns to death camp

Auschwitz survivor returns to death camp

Auschwitz survivor Dawid Lewin talks about how he survived the German extermination camp working in the gas chambers.
Deutsche Welle
Commemoration at the Holocaust Memorial

Commemoration at the Holocaust Memorial

Located in the heart of the government quarter of Berlin, the Memorial of the murdered Jews of Euope has been a magnet for visitors since its opening in 2005. From praise to harsh criticism has it received a lot of public attention. But what is it...
Deutsche Welle
Warren stresses working-class background

Warren stresses working-class background

Elizabeth Warren couldn't be accused of forgetting where she came from: in her home state of Oklahoma and elsewhere, she emphasizes the dramatic differences between then and now for the working class.
Deutsche Welle