On this week's show, we take a closer look at why homeless numbers are skyrocketing in San Francisco, one of the US's most important tech hubs. We'll also be taking you inside Soweto’s first adult shop, find out why making eye contact with strangers in Berlin is so tricky and why Easter Island's Moai statues are at the center of a fundamentally human tragedy.
WorldLink: Stories of survival
Ahead of the 20 year anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre, we speak to one of the survivors. We meet Italy's 'ghost' politician Piera Aiello who was forced to run for parliamentary office anonymously due to mafia threats. Plus we head to Indonesia where intolerance seems to be growing ahead of this month's election. Could the era of moderate Muslim leaders be over?
WorldLink: Rwanda and other tales of survival
Twenty-five years after the Rwandan genocide, one man tells us how he survived. And artist Jacques Nkinzingabo talks about his unique connection to the event. Also: Abortion rights in Northern Ireland, the EU's migration challenges in Italy and Ceuta, plastic surgery resistance in South Korea and how one Munich bakery is trying to tackle the problem of old age financial security.
WorldLink: Veronique de Viguerie on Yemen, Kurds sound alarm on Turkish elections
We talk to one of the few photographers who has covered the Yemen war about her experiences and we hear from Kurds in Turkey who are worried they are being barred from voting in this weekend's possibly historic elections — for a pretty strange reason. Plus in Berlin, Tamsin Walker prepares to say farewell to daylight savings time for good.
WorldLink: Reality check
A week after the Christchurch attack, DW speaks with former WorldLink co-host Samantha Early about the mood in the New Zealand. Also: How Brexit has polarized families in the UK, the experience of growing up as a child of in vitro fertilization and celebrating the Persian New Year in Berlin.