This Week's Viewer's Video: Argentina

This Week's Viewer's Video: Argentina

DW- viewer Joaquin Sosa took a vacation with some friends in the northern Argentinian provinces Catamarca and La Rioja, where wine making and rugged countrysides make for a stunning atmosphere.
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Meet a local: Blumenau, Brazil

Meet a local: Blumenau, Brazil

Lizete Zimmermann explores Blumenau, which is considered Brazil's most German city. The city has a rich Oktoberfest tradition. After the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, it's the country's biggest folk festival.
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Uganda: Global Snack

Uganda: Global Snack

In Uganda people associate "Rolex" not with a luxury wristwatch but an omelet rolled up in a chapati. Faizo Mugerwa's stand in Kampala is busy from dawn until late at night.
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Hong Kong: Eating Out as a Political Statement

Hong Kong: Eating Out as a Political Statement

Shops and restaurants are being labelled pro-democracy or pro-government, which has had a huge impact on customer numbers.
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Integration or Expulsion?

Integration or Expulsion?

The eastern German town Frankfurt an der Oder was long held up as a model of integration - until a group of refugees stormed a popular nightclub. Social worker Thomas Klahn is fighting to keep sentiments from turning against the refugees.
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Philippines: Global Snack

Philippines: Global Snack

While perhaps an acquired taste for people outside the country, Lugaw is hugely popular in the Philippines. Customers throng to Nini Elago's snack bar in Payatas to savor the rice porridge cooked with garlic, congealed chicken blood and chicken feet.
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Blood - an interview with our experts

Blood - an interview with our experts

In Good Shapes talks to Dr. Rudolf Tauber at Labor Berlin. He knows everything about blood tests and what physicians can learn from them. Dr. Claudia Vollbrecht from the Charite Hospital in Berlin explains the advantages of a liquid biopsy in anal...
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Challenge: Are GT sports cars still cool?

Challenge: Are GT sports cars still cool?

Sports cars used to be the most desirable things on four wheels, but their star has fallen in the age of SUVs and low emissions. Yet the luxury racers are still being produced, and REV took three models out for a spin.
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Future Now: Cities without Cars

Future Now: Cities without Cars

By 2050, most of us will be living in cities. But already our urban centers are failing us. Air and noise pollution, traffic chaos, lack of green spaces. How can we improve urban mobility for us and future generations?
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Somebody, make me a brand!

Somebody, make me a brand!

Ulrike Zecher makes her living advising people on how to stand out in the online crowd by developing a snazzy personal brand. She says the process starts with self-reflection!
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Personal Branding

Personal Branding

Individuals scramble to stand out online. Not only companies cultivate their brands, people seek to as well. How did it come to this?
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Krieger loves himself on social media

Krieger loves himself on social media

DW's Olaf Krieger learns a lesson: If you think you are great and are totally self-absorbed, that really turns others off.
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A city tour of Valencia

A city tour of Valencia

Journalist Carles Claver takes you through his home town and shows its historical and modern sides. The tour begins at the central market, the Mercado Central, and ends in the City of Arts and Sciences.
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Stroll through Paris

Stroll through Paris

Freddy Quiros from Costa Rica has created a portrait of the French capital in a short video.
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Brooklyn Jewish community fears rising anti-Semitism

Brooklyn Jewish community fears rising anti-Semitism

Members of the Jewish community worried about the increased harassment and attacks. New York is home to a large Jewish community where the number of anti-Semitic incident has been on the rise in recent months.
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Coronavirus: China's bustling capital shuts down

Coronavirus: China's bustling capital shuts down

Beijing's streets and squares are deserted as the government scrambles to contain the coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, in China's central province of Hubei. People from Hubei are being tracked, turned away from hotels and residential...
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Fast fashion - where does it all end up?

Fast fashion - where does it all end up?

Sales of clothing have more than doubled in 20 years. Big fashion chains launch new collections like there's no tomorrow. Clothes production is fast and cheap. And it accounts for 5% of global emissions.
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Nepal: Dr. Ruit helping the blind see

Nepal: Dr. Ruit helping the blind see

In Nepal, ophthalmologist Sanduk Ruit has developed a method for treating cataracts, an eye disease that leads to blindness. The operation is quick and inexpensive, so that even the poorest can afford it. It's set an example for the world.
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Ghana: Tomato farmers under pressure

Ghana: Tomato farmers under pressure

Ghanaian farmers have traditionally earned good money growing tomatoes. Today their market is being swamped with subsidized cheap imports from Europe and China, and prices have plunged. See the full documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlP...
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Belize: Lobbying for crocodiles

Belize: Lobbying for crocodiles

US-born Marisa Tellez has always been fascinated by crocodiles, and is a leading researcher on the animals in Belize. She wants to spread the message that crocodiles are not monsters but vulnerable creatures deserving of protection.
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Vaishali, Ronny and Honecker's Peugeot 604

Vaishali, Ronny and Honecker's Peugeot 604

Peugeot launched the 604 in 1975 with a then-luxury price tag equivalent to EUR7000. GDR leader Erich Honecker had one for official business. And DW's Car Lovers Vaishali and Ronny took it out for a spin on a race track.
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Check: What has Ford done to the Puma?

Check: What has Ford done to the Puma?

In the 1990's Ford made a brave re-entry into the low-budget sports car market. It enlisted Steve McQueen's Bullit to create the image, and the Ford Puma was born. More than 20 years later, DW grappled with the new Puma.
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Dirty diesel - will it make a comeback?

Dirty diesel - will it make a comeback?

Vehicle bans and the manipulation of exhaust emission data have driven diesel cars into disrepute all over the world. But diesel cars are less harmful to the climate than gasoline ones, so we might need them for some time yet.
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Namibia: Germany recruits nurses

Namibia: Germany recruits nurses

Germany's health system has a problem: there are not enough nurses. Thousands of positions remain unfilled. That's why clinics and recruitment companies are increasingly looking for staff abroad. For the first time now also in Africa. Our correspo...
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Saving the animals! Australia after the fires

Saving the animals! Australia after the fires

In the Australian village of Cobargo, Sara Tilling and her husband Gary had created a kind of paradise: a wildlife sanctuary for kangaroos. Then came the bushfires. Do they have the strength to start over again?
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Philippines: Preparing for the rise of sea levels

Philippines: Preparing for the rise of sea levels

As sea levels rise, people living in coastal regions will see floods. Most of this will take place in Asia. In the Philippines, climate change is no longer an abstract concept for those living near the coast.
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British MEPs bid farewell to European Parliament

British MEPs bid farewell to European Parliament

British Green Party MEP Magid Magid has only had a seat in the European Parliament for seven months. Now he has to pack his bags because of Brexit. For the pro-Europe politician, it's an emotional time.
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Auschwitz survivor returns to death camp

Auschwitz survivor returns to death camp

Auschwitz survivor Dawid Lewin talks about how he survived the German extermination camp working in the gas chambers.
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Kenya - Electromobility in Nairobi

Kenya - Electromobility in Nairobi

The air in Nairobi is heavily polluted by emissions from cars, buses and mopeds. The first solar-powered trucks and jeeps with electric motors have now started appearing in the city. While the energy is cheap, the vehicles themselves are not.
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Global Teen - Nepal

Global Teen - Nepal

Aastha Panday is 17 and lives in Kathmandu. She says she has a much better life than her grandparents. She wants to become a dentist so that she can provide rural communities of Nepal with better healthcare.
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Countdown to Solar Orbiter launch

Countdown to Solar Orbiter launch

Scientists will soon be able to predict solar storms with a special orbiter, set to launch in February. Its job is to track the visible surface of the sun and at the same time map its magnetic field, thereby providing glimpses into the inner life ...
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Here comes the sun

Here comes the sun

Our sun is a huge ball of electrically charged gas that's been shining bright for around 4.5 billion years and providing the earth with heat and light. Without it, the rich diversity of life on earth would never have developed.
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Why do we have two nostrils?

Why do we have two nostrils?

The Tomorrow Today viewer question this week comes from Salvador Salazar in Venezuela.
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Denmark: Greenland is Melting

Denmark: Greenland is Melting

In frozen Greenland, climate change may create new opportunities for investment. As the glaciers dwindle, and the ocean thaws, economists have been showing increased interest in the country's resources and development.
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Brexit: Help Wanted

Brexit: Help Wanted

Specialized European restaurants in London fear that Brexit will mean they will be left without good staff to hire. And some of their international guests are already leaving the British capital.
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Germany: Bracing for Swine Fever

Germany: Bracing for Swine Fever

Germany is taking extensive precautions against the swine fever spreading on its eastern border. But many question whether shooting wild boars and erecting temporary fences will be effective at keeping the pathogens out.
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Opel reinvents the best-selling Corsa

Opel reinvents the best-selling Corsa

Generation 6 of the Opel Corsa. The compact is now available with a gasoline or diesel engine, and soon to boast an electric model. Since its debut in 1982, almost 14 million Corsas have been sold.
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Dirk Lehmann's mission to clean up the world of transport

Dirk Lehmann's mission to clean up the world of transport

His mission: to make the world cleaner. To that end, Dirk Lehmann turns vintage cars into electric cars, equips trucks with fuel cells and supplies massive ships in the port of Hamburg with emission-free electricity.
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Challenge: Who is the tug king among SUVs?

Challenge: Who is the tug king among SUVs?

Three off-road vehicles pull a 60-ton fishing boat. Who's best? The Jeep Cherokee, the Kia Sportage or the world's best-selling SUV, the Toyota RAV4?
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The Driver: Buenos Aires

The Driver: Buenos Aires

There are 40,000 black-and-yellow taxis in Buenos Aires. Javier Pereyra owns one of them. However, due to the economic crisis and especially Uber, they've had fewer customers in recent years.
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Dresscode - Dressing up a cheap suit

Dresscode - Dressing up a cheap suit

DW style guru Gerhard Elfers recommends steering clear of cheap suits, if possible. His advice is to buy good quality garments secondhand or when they're on offer. But if you do have a cheap suit, all is not lost.
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Rebooting after the crash

Rebooting after the crash

The Boardroom is an employment agency that helps corporate types get a new job after their careers take an unpleasant turn. Managing director Claus Verfurth knows how it feels. He too was once fired.
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Discoveries that got a second shot

Discoveries that got a second shot

Inventions like computers and telephones took time to change societies. What are the earmarks of a groundbreaking invention? MADE takes a closer look at a few products that fundamentally altered our world - and the people who profited from them.
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Bangladesh: Plastic from jute

Bangladesh: Plastic from jute

Single-use plastic bags are illegal in Bangladesh, but they're often used anyway because there's no clear substitute for them. Now a researcher has managed to turn jute into a material that looks very similar, but is completely biodegradable.
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Germany: Recognizing qualifications from abroad

Germany: Recognizing qualifications from abroad

Germany needs expertise from abroad, and a big hurdle for foreigners trying to apply for work there is getting recognition for qualifications received abroad. Tarek Khouli's degree from Syria was finally accepted by the authorities.
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Global Ideas: New life for waste in India

Global Ideas: New life for waste in India

Twenty years ago, Vimlendu Jha set up the environmental organization Swechha. It collects garbage from the streets of Delhi. Now its for-profit arm is upcycling some kinds of waste. The proceeds help fund other environmental projects.
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Stunning footage of an Austria skip trip

Stunning footage of an Austria skip trip

A stunning viewer video of a ski trip in the Austrian Alps includes impressive drone footage.
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A tour through Haifa

A tour through Haifa

A Haifa local leads the way through the beautiful port city in Israel. The tour includes the Baha'i Gardens, a cable car journey up Mount Carmel and a visit to the Wadi Nisnas neighborhood.
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