Guests in DW's talk show "Global Talk" were cautiously optimistic about the effects of globalization. The special program, hosted by DW anchor Sarah Kelly, was first broadcast on Monday from the Post Tower in Bonn.
Imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi from Saudi Arabia is to receive Deutsche Welle's first Freedom of Speech Award. DW is awarding the prize as part of its international online competition The Bobs – Best of Online Activism.
Deutsche Welle launches its renowned international contest "The Bobs - Best of Online Activism" with a new approach. The focus is now on the "Freedom of Speech Award."
Deutsche Welle will launch its new English TV channel on June 22. The news and information channel will officially go on air during DW's annual media conference, Global Media Forum.
Despite the blockade of several popular VPN services, Internet users in China can still circumvent the "Great Firewall" thanks to a DW app - and a recently launched collaboration with the organization Greatfire.
DW's Crossroads Generation is being offered as in-app content on Mxit – a South African mobile social network with millions of monthly active users.
Ghanaian President John Mahama tells DW that he believes there is no longer any room for negotiation with the Nigerian Islamist terror group Boko Haram. "I don't think negotiations have gone anywhere," he says.
DW's Chinese-language online content is now easier to access in China, despite censorship. This cooperation between DW and Greatfire enables users to freely access DW's website, blocked by Chinese authorities since 2008.