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The fight of refugees for better living conditions is at the centre of Milo Rau's new project. The renowned theatre director wants to end their exploitation. His film recasts the Passion of Christ, with refugees as Jesus and Apostles.
American Andrew Roth leads you to the west coast of the USA. In his home city of San Francisco, he shows popular tourist attractions from the Golden State Bridge to Chinatown.
Until 2018, almost 2,000 illegal waste pickers worked on the largest garbage dump in Brasilia. Now they're part of the city's waste management program. Even at the university, you can study climate friendly garbage disposal.
All work and no play is normal for a seven-year-old in China. Education is a top priority. Children learn languages, study math and do sport too, well into the evenings and even on weekends.
Hygiene is of utmost importance. Midwives at Madagascar's state-run health centers get regular training, to combat maternal and infant mortality. And thanks to a new health insurance scheme, more women are now able to go to the doctor.
Karanraj Dewasi from India loves going to school. His father is a teacher. But he's worried about environmental pollution and that he might not have the same standard of living as his parents and grandparents.
Many in France are worried about the political climate in their country. Following the death of Jean-Mathieu Michel, mayors are resigning due to the aggression and violence they're experiencing.
A program called 'Teachers for Russia' is designed to attract young academics to rural areas, otherwise many schools will have to close. This would leave school kids without teachers or prospects.
Kosovo wants to reintegrate and hold trials for its citizens who were IS members upon their return from camps in Syria. Since the Syrian offensive, the discussion about this approach to IS members has been reignited.
Whether hard drives or electric motors, rare earth elements play a key role in a range of technologies. The metals mostly come from China. To ease dependence, researchers at the RWTH Aachen University are working on recycling the precious elements.
Travelling up and down the river, Alexander von Humboldt was ravished by the beauty and variety of the landscapes, flora and fauna. Today nature conservationists are battling to preserve the region's many threatened species.
Marco, a retired university professor, takes us to some of his favorite places: the ornate church of Sao Francisco de Assis, the old-town district, the market place, a historic train station, and the local parks.
Ligia Mariaca shows us the most interesting spots in her Andean city, which lies over 3,500 meters above sea level. And she reveals a trick to help gasping tourists catch their breath.
Spitsbergen lies halfway between Norway's mainland and the North Pole. The largest settlement on the archipelago is Longyearbyen. Nicole Frolich visits the northernmost town in Europe.
Cars have been built in Zwickau since 1904. In the days of the old East Germany, it is where the Trabant was produced. Volkswagen took over the company in 1990 and modernized the plant; now it is re-engineering it again to make electric cars.
Some doctors in Poland are brushing up on their English skills in order to apply for jobs in the United Kingdom. For them, the ongoing saga surrounding Brexit does not appear to be a deterrent.
Women can still have a hard time rising through the corporate ranks. The same can hold true for people from the old East Germany. Hiltrud Werner has succeeded in both respects.
Our reporter Janelle Dumalaon visits towns in eastern Germany that desperately need fresh blood if they are to survive -- whether Germans or immigrants. What kind of opportunities are there? Are there homes and jobs? Can startups flourish there too?
30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, 57% of people in eastern Germany say they feel like second-class citizens. We review some of the data on developments since reunification.
The Stasi spied on Silke Orphal and Ilona Seeber for years - after they applied to go to the West. Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, they both look back at their Stasi files.
Bangalore, India's top high-tech city is drowning in trash despite new regulations. Now an organization there is collecting organic waste and turning it into environmentally-friendly biogas.