Migration to Europe is rising again. In September alone, more than 12,000 refugees arrived in Greece. This week on Studio Berlin: how is Europe tackling this challenge? And why can’t European countries seem to agree on a common approach to migration?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel reaffirmed that under the “current conditions” the federal government will not provide any weapons to Turkey, adding she is glad that this is also the position of the European partners.
In a statement, Germany’s Finance Minister Olaf Scholz highlighted some of the new tax new measures, including making train travel cheaper by reducing the value-added tax while at the same time increasing the tax rates on airline tickets.
Stanley Nelson is recognized as one of the foremost chroniclers of the African-American experience in film. We caught up with the award-winning director while he’s in town for Dokuarts and the screening of his latest film, “Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool.”
Studio Berlin host Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson discusses the importance of the Polish election and its impact on Europe with Wojciech Szymanski, correspondent for the Polish service of the Deutsche Welle network and Lucasz Pawlowski, managing editor of Kultura Liberalna.
Each month, in our segment Leitmotifs, opera singer Fredrika Brillembourg talks to creatives in the world of opera and classical music. In this edition, Fredrika speaks with Adrian Jones, the orchestra director of the Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin (RSB).