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
Ukraine: Jewish Orthodox Pilgrimage (Episode #3442)
KQED World: Sat, Oct 15, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
Countries, people and their lives... Spaniards look for remains of victims of the Civil War and the Franco dictatorship. Tens of thousands Jews travel to Uman every year to celebrate their New Year. That bothers many locals.
- KQED World: Tue, Oct 18, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
- KQED World: Tue, Oct 18, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
- KQED World: Sun, Oct 16, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
Czech Republic: Fairytale Castles at Bargain Price (Episode #3441)
KQED World: Sat, Oct 8, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
Coming up this week on Focus on Europe from Deutsche Welle and MHz Networks: Protesters at the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa were beaten up by police. The Italian police have uncovered a network of smugglers that takes refugees to Frankfurt.
- KQED World: Tue, Oct 11, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
- KQED World: Tue, Oct 11, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
- KQED World: Mon, Oct 10, 2016 -- 4:30 AM
- KQED World: Sun, Oct 9, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
Turkey: Death on the Job (Episode #3440)
KQED World: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
On average, four people die in workplace accidents in Turkey every day; relatives have decided to sue. Babi Yar symbolizes the massacres committed by the Nazis against Jews and other Ukrainians.
- KQED World: Tue, Oct 4, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
- KQED World: Tue, Oct 4, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
- KQED World: Sun, Oct 2, 2016 -- 5:00 AM