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Focus On Europe Previous Broadcasts

Romania's Last Natural Refuge Under Threat (Episode #3422)

KQED World: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 8:30 AM

Albania is accepting further members of the People's Mujahedin of Iran, a group that is accused of human rights violations. Christians and Yazidis in German refugee hostels are being threatened by radical Islamist refugees.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 31, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, May 29, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Portugal: Therapy instead of prison for drug addiction (Episode #3421)

KQED World: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 8:30 AM

Operation Sophia, the EU's naval mission in the Mediterranean; Portugal's drug addictions decreasing; French campaign to work less hours; Slovenian village is enjoying an economic boom thanks to EU subsidies; UK's desirable members only clubs flourish.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Russia's War On Drug Addiction (Episode #3420)

KQED World: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 8:30 AM

Austria plans to reintroduce border checks at the Brenner Pass - much to Italy's chagrin. Drug use is increasing in Russia despite harsh penalties. A soccer club in northern Sweden makes its players sing and dance. All EU citizens were granted permission to buy land in Poland.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Belgium: No-Go Areas (Episode #3419)

KQED World: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 8:30 AM

Coming up this week on Focus on Europe from Deutsche Welle and MHz Networks: The traditional craft of meerschaum pipe-making is dying out. Fewer Turks are smoking pipes. Ever more victims are speaking up about the torture and murder at Colonia Dignidad in Chile.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Slovakia: Self-Appointed Paramilitary Unit (Episode #3418)

KQED World: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 5:00 AM

Coming up this week on Focus on Europe from Deutsche Welle and MHz Networks: In Slovakia, a paramilitary unit mobilizes to prevent refugees from seeking asylum in that country. The German government gave Turkey the go-ahead for its lawsuit against satirist Jan Bohmermann and sparked a debate.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
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