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News, Analysis and Service from Germany and Europe - in 30 Languages

    World in Progress: Hunger in Lockdown

    World in Progress: Hunger in Lockdown

    In Guatemala, the Coronavirus pandemic is putting an extra strain on millions of poor people -- In Hong Kong, the June 4th Museum commemorates the Tiananmen Massacre in Beijing - something that's strictly prohibited in mainland China.

    • 29 min
    World in Progress: The dire consequences of coronavirus

    World in Progress: The dire consequences of coronavirus

    Climbing death tolls and infection rates are worrying us all over the globe. But the novel coronavirus is affecting people's lives in a way that goes beyond the health risk it undoubtedly poses. Workers all around the world who live paycheck to paycheck say they don't know what's next for them. In West Africa, millions are at risk of going hungry. And in Turkey, villagers fear tourism season.

    • 29 min
    World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

    World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

    World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

    • 29 min
    World in Progress: Education during the coronavirus crisis

    World in Progress: Education during the coronavirus crisis

    This week: Because of the Corona pandemic, More than 70 percent of school children worldwide have been affected by school closures- that’s around 1.3 billion children. We look at the what challenges that poses to the students and their teachers, with reports from Mexico, Tunisia and Germany.

    • 29 min
    World in Progress: Fake news during a pandemic

    World in Progress: Fake news during a pandemic

    This week, how Hindu nationalists in India are using the coronavirus outbreak to spread hate against Muslims, the fact checkers fighting fake news in Kenya. Plus, how campaigners in Europe are pushing for better laws to help rape victims.

    • 29 min
    World in Progress: Coping with the coronavirus pandemic

    World in Progress: Coping with the coronavirus pandemic

    We were on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic that's still raging around the globe. Restrictions here and elsewhere have been eased a bit, but it's still a far cry from anything that resembles normalcy. It's especially dire for those who were already living under difficult conditions — people who are homeless or living in slums. Extreme weather disasters also make matters worse.

    • 29 min

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