has an Argentinian mother and a Paraguayan father, so a love of football and beer isn’t part of her DNA. But curiosity is her middle name and as a roving reporter, she’ll be finding out what makes Germans tick and why.
Born in Berlin in 1988, Gabriela Gleinig gets in touch with her roots studying Spanish philology, Portugese and Latin American studies at the Freie Universität in Berlin. With her South American background, she has a special interest in our series "Those Germans" and a personal take on outsiders' views of Germany and Germans. In her video series she'll be sorting out the truth from the fiction and getting to the bottom of the German soul.
Her journey will take her across the country. Tune in to the TV show "Deutschland heute," the English version "Germany Today" and the Spanish version "Alemania Hoy" to follow her on her odyssey.
When she's not being a roving reporter, Gabriela is part of the team of the DW show "World Stories." As well as studying and working at Deutsche Welle, she spends a lot of time dancing: she's a sought-after Zumba trainer in Berlin!
Wolfsburg offer champions Bayern Munich what's liable to be a stern opening-night Bundesliga test. The Volkswagen-powered club may not be Germany's favorite, but the Wolves have the scent of Germany's top teams.
The German government has given the green light to the sale of RWE's oil and gas unit to a Russian-led consortium. Berlin doesn't expect supply disruptions following the sale, despite tensions with Moscow over Ukraine.
Dozens of trucks from a Russian aid convoy have crossed the border into eastern Ukraine, without Kyiv's permission. Ukrainian authorities have labeled the move an "invasion" and a "well-planned dangerous provocation."