Country: Southeast Asia

Vice President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini (photo: picture-alliance/abaca/D. Aydemir)

Listening to the pandemic

Federica Mogherini asks what we can learn from coronavirus

Visitors to the historic spice bazaar in Istanbul's Eminonu quarter on 13.03.2020 (photo: AFP/O. Kose)

COVID-19 pandemic

How is Turkey dealing with the corona crisis?

Rainforest deforestation on West Papua, Indonesia (source: Aidenvironment)

Biodiesel production

Destroying Indonesia's virgin forests to protect the climate?

Fajrina Razak references the Kaaba: her cube of batik cloth was surrounded by a neon circle, thereby representing the artist's spiritual quest. "This was simply me trying to find my inner self, my individuality. The batik alludes to my Javanese ancestry" (photo: Naima Morelli)

2020 Singapore Art Week

Of spirituality in a contemporary age

Interview with Malaysian artist Nadiah Bamadhaj

Freeing the body from conservatism

Journalist and author Charlotte Wiedemann (photo: DW)

Charlotte Wiedemann: "Now is the time for utopias"

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The end of white dominance

Conservative Muslims protest in Jakarta (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/EPA)

Islamism in Southeast Asia

Islamic State's latest breeding ground

The 212 Alumni: thousands of Muslim hardliners protested on 2 December 2016 over Ahokʹs alleged blasphemy. Here presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto can be seen signing 212 during the commemoration of the ʹ212 Alumniʹ demonstration in Jakarta on 02.12.2018 (photo: picture-alliance/NurPhoto/A. Raharjo)

Abusing blasphemy legislation

Indonesia's slide towards identity politics

Indonesiaʹs President Joko Widodo (photo: Reuters)

Drug-related crime in Indonesia

Don Widodo's tilt with windmills

Protests against the IMF and the World Bank in Jakarta in 2004 (photo: Wikimedia)

Interview with Indonesian economist Iwan J. Azis

"Inequality will grow if all you do is unleash market forces"

Bangladesh remembers the Rana Plaza textile factory collapse (photo: Reuters)

Bangladesh remembers the Rana Plaza disaster

Jobless and hopeless five years on

Members of a Rohingya family make their way across a muddy field in Teknaf, Bangladesh, having fled Myanmar (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Zumawire/Km Asad)

Myanmar′s persecution of the Rohingya

Existentially naked

Rafiki Jazz (photo: Rafiki Jazz)

Album review: Rafiki Jazz′ ″Har Dam Sahara″

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In life′s every moment

No way out: "on the left is a prison and on the right is the sea, there is no escape" by Abbas Al Aboudi (photo: Abbas Al Aboudi)

An Iraqi artist on Nauru

″My art is my saviour″

Thousands of demonstrators protested the hanging of Qadri, convicted of assassinating former Punjab governor Salman Taseer in 2011

Saudi influence in Pakistan

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A perilous road

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