WorldLink: The Personal Stories with Global Voices ~ Weekly from DW

Series produced by DW ~ Deutsche Welle

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In this age of information overload, personal stories are often sidelined by the roar of headlines. At WorldLink, we endeavor to redress that balance. Through exclusive interviews and reports from around the globe, our show offers a glimpse into how current affairs affect people's lives. We explore the German view of the world and vice versa, reflecting the questions that dominate people's lives around the globe.

WorldLink brings you 54 jammed-packed minutes of personal stories from around the globe. Listen in for exclusive interviews, sound-rich reports, profiles, opinion pieces and the occasional dash of humour.

The PRX Exchange version of WorldLink is a 53-minute version for NPR stations who wish to insert an NPR newscast, and also includes a 59-second billboard.

If you have any questions or feedback on the programme, please contact us at worldlink@dw.com or visit us on Facebook DW Global Society. You can also subscribe to our free WorldLink podcast on Itunes.


24 Pieces

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This week we bring you reactions from Israel where security forces have killed and injured scores of Palestinians on the Gaza border. We also meet ...

  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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On this week’s programme we’ll whisk you away to Cuba for a special in-depth feature. We’ll be introducing you to a cross-section of Cuban society....

  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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On this week's show: After fleeing Aleppo, a Syrian refugee builds a new life in Cologne. We also meet a German man who's proving it's never too...

  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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On this week's show, the women protesting abortion in Poland. Also, an in-depth feature on one of the world's most enchanting rivers, the Nile.

  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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This week we take you to the Syrian city of Kobane to meet two weapons dealers who are restocking their shelves with…groceries. We also interview t...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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On this week's WorldLink we interview the Jewish Israeli author David Ranan who's been delving into Muslim anti-Semitism in Germany - with some sur...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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On this week's show: We'll find out first-hand about the challenges and potential rewards facing female refugees on the German job market. What's h...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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This week we have the Colombian woman and former refugee who’s now helping Venezuelans who are fleeing the dire conditions in their home country. W...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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On this week’s programme we meet a mother in the US, whose cry for help sparked a national anti-drugs campaign. We also meet the American army phot...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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On this week's show, all about the slain Slovakian journalist Jan Kuciak, and how his death has just about brought down his government. Also, as th...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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This week, we’re bringing you a one-hour special on women. We’ll hear from the inspiring women of war-ravaged Kobane in Syria, we also talk to the ...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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On this week's WorldLink hosts Neil King and Gabriel Borrud will take you on an epic hike through the Rhine valley - an area that is steeped in Wor...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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On this week's show, we take a look at stories of social injustice in the United States and United Kingdom. Also, the danger of speaking out agains...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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On this week's show, we head to Puerto Rico to see how the island inhabitants are faring after the devastating hurricane. Also, the African refugee...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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A look back at the Spanish flu pandemic that shook the world a century ago, killing more than 50 million people - The violinist who dreams of unify...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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As Turkey pushes deeper into Syria to seize Kurdish-held territory, we find out how Kurds and Turks in Germany are dealing with the rising tensions...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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This week on the show, we rub shoulders with billionaires at the World Economic Forum in Davos, and learn about America's "other" anthem — a song ...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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We take an in-depth look at one of Africa's forgotten conflicts: the civil war in the Central African Republic. We also hear from the Nigerian migr...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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Has Iran’s crackdown finished off the country’s protest movement or is the tide of change unstoppable? We talk to a German-Iranian journalist about...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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Why attacks on the police and firefighters are rising in France, Israel’s new Christian migrant communities, Colombian midwives struggling to save ...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 53:59