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WorldLink: Religious battles

On this week's show, we'll be meeting families from a Muslim minority community who've fled China for a safer life in Turkey. We'll also hear about the devastating and deadly conflict between Christian farmers and Muslim herders in Nigeria. And we’ll hear a first-person account on the conflict in Yemen.

WorldLink: Thinking out loud

This week on WorldLink: Demands for political change in Hungary, and the extraordinary story of the last survivor of the trans-Atlantic slave trade — and the extraordinary woman who wrote it down. And, just in time for Valentine's Day, we look at love — the struggles and the celebrations.

WorldLink: Venezuela on the brink

We report from Venezuela, where political tensions have hit a new high and citizens are flooding across the border to Colombia. From Berlin, we hear about a novel approach to tackling teen smart phone addiction. Plus, the Filipino lawyer who overcame blindness to help others.

WorldLink: Time to fix this mess

This week we investigate rising homeless numbers in San Francisco, discover what's going on at this year's World Economic Forum and meet the participants of the Miss Haiti beauty pageant in Chile. Plus we speak with a young IS fighter in the Philippines and visit to a refugee camp in Jordan where people are paying for groceries with the blink of an eye. 

WorldLink: Moving on

This week on WorldLink, we venture into an area of Baghdad that has previously housed both Saddam Hussein's regime and the US military, but has been closed to the public for 15 years. We also step inside Soweto's first adult shop and explore the legacy of Oscar Romero, a Salvadoran Archbishop assassinated in 1980.

WorldLink: Between a rock and a hard place

We meet a woman in war-torn northern Syria who has won a seat in her local council against all the odds. Plus, we speak with a Senegalese chef who is sharing his love of West African cuisine with the world and journey to the untamed Blasket Islands to discover Ireland's literary heritage.

WorldLink: What's it like to be blind?

This week DW reporters Neil King and Gabriel Borrud teamed up to find out what it’s like to be blind in Germany. They spent some time with a man who gradually turned blind and a teenage girl who was born blind. This episode explores the personal challenges blind people face on a daily basis and tries to shed some light on the blind spots that sighted people may still have on the topic.

WorldLink: The season of hope

This week on WorldLink: The language believed to have been spoken by Christ is on the verge of extinction. We talk to the man who's trying to save it. Strides in education could transform the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, one of Africa's worst war zones. And we get to the bottom of Germany's Christmas market and baking craze in our Christmas special.

WorldLink: Changing minds

This week on WorldLink: 30 years after the Lockerbie bombing, one father rejects the official story of what happened that day. Tensions are on the rise in Colombia as more and more Venezuelans crowd into Bogota. A German man has gone from left-wing convict to an advocate for jihadis sitting in German prisons and Norwegians are helping refugees bring their own ideas to the European labor market.

WorldLink: Looking for answers

This week: the harrowing story of a German family trying to find out what really happened to their 2-year-old son, who was declared dead 40 years ago under suspicious circumstances in a hospital in the former East Germany. And we take a closer look at Ceuta, a frontier town on the front line of migrant clashes in North Africa.

WorldLink: The difficulties of integrating

This week, we find out how food is helping refugees integrate in Germany, how sex workers in Colombia are making their voices heard through journalism, and how a transgender man is dealing with parenting after his transition. Continuing our Salafism series, we hear from a German mother who’s struggling with her daughter’s new religious beliefs. And we also visit a so-called Death Café in Berlin.

WorldLink: The sex workers running a community newspaper

A group of sex workers in Colombia has turned to journalism in a bid to tackle negative attitudes towards prostitution. Last summer, the team set up their own newspaper in downtown Bogota: It’s called La Esquina, or ‘the corner’. They’re now onto their third printed edition and it’s flying off the shelves.

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