Topic: Refugees

This archive photo dated 09.08.2014 shows Syrian refugee children carry water bottles as they walk amid damage and the remains of tents for Syrian refugees that were burnt in the fighting between Lebanese army soldiers and Islamist militants in the Sunni Muslim border town of Arsal, in Lebanon's eastern Bekaa Valley (photo: Reuters/Ahmad Shalha)

Syrian refugees

The burden of hospitality

Walaa Tanji, protagonist of the film "What Walaa wants", at the Berlinale 2018 (source: Berlinale)

Berlinale 2018: "What Walaa wants"

Against all the odds

In this archive photo taken on 18.07.2015, a right-wing extremist covers his face against tear gas during an anti-Islam rally in Prague, Czech Republic (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/F. Singer)

Resurgence in European populism


Itʹs an ill wind

Still from Karim Ainouz′ ″Central Aiport THF″ (photo: Juan Sarmiento)

Berlinale 2018: ″Central Airport THF″ by Karim Ainouz

Lives lived in waiting

Volunteer grave-digger Chemseddine Marzoug (photo: AFP)

Tunisia's ″Cemetery for the Unknown″

The gravedigger of Zarzis

Kurdish author Bachtyar Ali (photo: Bachtyar Ali)

Interview with Kurdish author Bachtyar Ali

"I only exist where my words take flight"

Algerian flag bearing the likeness of President Bouteflika in Algiers (photo: Reuters)

Europe and Algeria

The trust deficit

Soubhi Shami plays Elsewhere Bird (source: Theater der Jungen Welt, Leipzig)

″Der Vogel Anderswo″ – Elsewhere Bird

Nurturing empathy

Czech President Milos Zeman (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Czech President Milos Zeman′s re-election

Europe's fearmonger

Symbolic image regarding the recognition of foreign university qualifications in Germany (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Diversity in the workforce

Getting integration right

Syrian dramatist Wael Kadour (photo: private)

Interview with Syrian playwright Wael Kadour

A vehicle for integration

Aeham Ahmad playing his piano among the rubble, Syria (source: YouTube)

Syrian pianist Aeham Ahmad

How music can open doors

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (left) and Heinz-Christian Strache (photo: dpa)

Austria's new programme for government


En route to a restrictive policy on Islam?

Seamstress Reyhane and fashion designer Claudia Frick (photo: Nicole von Alvensleben)

Refugee integration in Germany

A future made to measure

Oboist accompanies dancing children and teenagers in a school on the Greek island of Chios (photo: Stamatis Menis)

Music festival on the Greek island of Chios

Opportunities for reflection

Supporters of a reconciliation agreement between Hamas and Fatah demonstrate in Gaza (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Politics and the humanitarian situation in Gaza

"War is always possible here"