Focus On Europe
This series provides offers a fascinating mix of stories exploring the important political, economic and cultural developments in Europe. With the unity of the region under threat from the bankrupt economies of Greece, Portugal, and Spain, the global economy continues to feel Europe's pain, and EJ is there each week with reports and analysis from Berlin, Paris, and London. The program also views the crises in Europe through the eyes of those whose lives have been affected the most. Presenter Nina Haase provides her unique take on the week's stories, telling the story with compelling video, strong reporting, and a good sense of humor.
Focus On Europe Previous Broadcasts
New Lockdown for Refugees (Episode #3406)
KQED World: Sat, Feb 6, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
Thousands of refugees are trapped in the bitter cold at the border between Macedonia and Greece. Many Russians are choosing to holiday in their own country because they feel unwelcome abroad. North Africans being under pressure after Germany's recent sexual attacks. Jobless rate of college grads in Italy. Britain's last coal mine shuts down.
- KQED World: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
- KQED World: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
- KQED World: Sun, Feb 7, 2016 -- 7:00 AM
- KQED World: Sun, Feb 7, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
On The Offensive (Episode #3405)
KQED World: Tue, Feb 2, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
Greek volunteers helping refugees are overwhelmed. Belgium's energy policy and aging nuclear power plants. Russia Oligarchs are fleeing with their wealth. Turkey on the offensive against Kurds. And, Italian mafia threatens women's soccer team.
- KQED World: Tue, Feb 2, 2016 -- 10:30 AM