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Studio Berlin, broadcast April 15, 2020: How are asylum-seekers in the EU faring during the coronavirus pandemic?

Few leaders in EU states agree on what should happen to people who flee to Europe to escape war and poverty. Studio Berlin host Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson explores this sensitive topic with journalists Joanna Kakissis and James Kanter. We also hear from Jane Wangare, a volunteer with "Women in Exile," and a female asylum-seeker whose refugee center was locked down because of a COVID-19 threat.

todayApril 15, 2020

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Studio Berlin, broadcast November 23, 2019: Homelessness in Berlin and Germany

Germany's homeless population has increased by more than 4% over the previous year. What's the reason behind it and what can authorities do to address the issue? Studio Berlin host Sumi Somaskanda takes a closer look at homelessness and poverty in Germany and Berlin. She is joined by Jutta Allmedinger, president of the WZB Berlin Social Science center and Wilhelm Nadolny from the Berliner Stadtmission, or Berlin City Mission.

todayNovember 23, 2019

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