"We are very concerned, and the way the Chinese government treated Gao Yu in the past months is intolerable," says DW Director General Peter Limbourg on the trial of the Chinese journalist, who has also worked for DW.
Starting November 19, DW launches a radio series on Ebola for listeners in Africa, initially in English, followed by four regional languages.
On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Wall former German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher tells DW that he does not believe "the opportunities offered by the year 1989 were realized as they could have been."
Deutsche Welle is continuing its restructuring process. The strategy focuses on changes to DW's language offerings and TV magazines as well as the introduction of dialogue- and comment-based formats.
At a meeting in Bonn on November 22, the Broadcasting Board has unanimously welcomed the reform plans Deutsche Welle Director General Peter Limbourg outlined, which aim to make DW a leading global information provider.
Photo blogger Mosa'ab Elshamy from Egypt received the "Best Blog" prize at The Bobs - Best of Online Activism 2014. Deutsche Welle presented the award on June 30 as part of the Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany.
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