Enormous fires are destroying forests and communities around the world. Each year, 350 million hectares of forest go up in smoke, the equivalent of six times the size of France. Is there any way to stop it?
The weekly half-hour program delivers in-depth reporting on topical political issues and newsworthy events. Revealing the story behind the stories, "Close up" is informative, gripping and visually powerful.
Three globally known musicians address music, migration and integration. Three-time Grammy winter Angélique Kidjo was born in Benin; Y'akoto has her roots in Ghana but grew up in Hamburg; and Nneka is German-Nigerian.
More than 30 young people were killed on the border between East and West Germany, including in Berlin, either killed outright by East German border guards or left to die in no-mans land. Their deaths were a state secret.