Osman Kavala: The source of Erdogan’s biggest rift with the West | DW News

From DW News. A landmark civil rights trial is resuming in Turkey. Businessman and philanthropist Osman Kavala is accused of trying to overthrow the government. He’s already been in detention for four years, and the case has opened a diplomatic rift between Ankara and the west. DW’s Julia Hahn reports from Istanbul. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For…

Turkish lira plunges, loses nearly 40% it’s value this year | DW News

From DW News. It’s been an especially tough past few days for the Turkish lira. It remains near all-time lows against the dollar. The country recently cut interest rates at the insistence of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan despite the warnings of economists. The consequences are borne by normal Turks. Many are now angry. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1…

Germany announces new government | DW News Live

From DW News. The three parties negotiating to form Germany’s new government have reached a deal. The center-left Social Democrats, the Green party and the business-friendly FDP have been in talks since shortly after the elections at the end of September. Once the agreement is approved by their members, the parties aim to get Social…

Namibia: New safe zones for wildlife | Global Ideas

From DW News. Brown hyenas are valuable, social animals. But they are being hunted relentlessly. Now, there are more and more protected zones and wildlife reserves where they can live in safety. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dwnews Für Videos in deutscher…

New monsoon forecasts in India | Global Ideas

From DW News. Around 70% of India’s annual rainfall comes in the four-month monsoon season. Climate change is also having an impact on this natural phenomenon, making weather increasingly unpredictable. A new monsoon forecast system will enable farmers to plan ahead — and hopefully reap superior harvests. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/…