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Riem Higazi

Cultural mash-ups, political slip-ups, and other things that make me go hmmm.

Nackter Tänzer

The Politics of Dancing

My upcoming stint on 'Dancing Stars' got me thinking about how dance cross-steps politics.

Donald Trump

I Voted for Trump

It's happening. Donald Trump is President of the United States. We spoke to someone who voted for him.


The Audacity of Obama

An opinion piece.

rote Glühbirne

FM4 Intelligentkalender #13 - More than Shelters

24 Ideen zur Rettung der Welt. Heute: eine temporäre Behausung, um lebenswerte Bedingungen für Geflüchtete und hilfsbedürftige Menschen weltweit zu schaffen.

rote Glühbirne

FM4 Intelligentkalender #6: Moving Windmills

24 Ideen zur Rettung der Welt. Heute: Wie ein 14-jähriger mit einer Windmühle aus Fahrradteilen und Schrott das Haus seiner Familie mit Strom versorgt.

Brad Firth

Caribou Legs - A First Nation Warrior

Brad Caribou Legs Firth is running from the west to the east coast of Canada with a cause and I caught up with him for a chat.

Somalia female president candidate

Another Female Presidential Candidate Making History

Hillary Clinton is in good company: one-time refugee Fadumo Dayib is Somalia's first female candidate for the upcoming presidential elections.

Frau wirft Haare in die Luft

Generation What?

If you’re between 18 and 34, you can help define your generation by simply answering 173 questions.



Manchmal hauen wir uns auf ein Packerl mit Ö1 und dann kommt sowas dabei 'raus...


The End of Zaman

The Turkish government's hostile takeover of the best-selling newspaper Zaman (which means 'Time' in English) is yet another way for Turkish President Erdogan to say, "Criticise me and suffer the consequences."


No Weapon, No Cry

Guns DO kill people and so do the people who have guns and missiles and tanks and cluster munitions and rocket-propelled grenades and tanks and so on. So how do you stop the killing? International arms trade embargoes. That's what the EU Parliament and Amnesty International are working on...


Hey Riem, You're Famous!

'Tis the season for cheesy cheer but here's a real-life story of an everyday miracle made possible by the extraordinary kindness of strangers.

French President Francois Hollande and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin hold a joint press conference following a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow on November 26, 2015


Reality Check: France meets Russia, terror raids in Germany, approved asylum in Austria, anti-refugee police brutality in Serbia/Montenegro, and the CARE package turns 70.

Peter Alexander Hackmair

Träume verändern

Vom Fußballer zum Weltreisenden: Ein Reality Check Special zum Thema "Freigereist - The Priorities of PA Hackmair"

Flüchtlingskind in Slowenien

On the Fence...

Reality Check: The Great Austrian Fence Debate, Hot Spots, The Years of Living Dangerously, and Happy Cities

Karim El Gawhary

Auf der Flucht

The ORF's Chief Middle East Correspondent and the Head of its Cairo Bureau, Karim El-Gawhary has co-authored a new book called "Auf der Flucht". A Saturday Reality Check Special with Karim El-Gawhary.


Tears on the Tracks

Reality Check- Refugees: the stand-off in Hungary, the current UK situation, and a private citizen's spontaneous excursion to Budapest.

Schild mit der Aufschrift: Sichere Fluchtwege jetzt!

Air to Breathe

Reality Check: Human rights lawyer Manfred Nowak on real solutions to European policies regarding refugees and Ilias Chatzis, the Chief of Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Section (UN Office on Drugs and Crime).

Flagge des Kosovo

The Importance of Words

Reality Check: Serbia and Kosovo sign landmark agreements and the Refugee/Migrant Crisis deepens...

Bill Cosby

I Never Liked Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby was THE all-American dad of the eighties and a self-appointed moral compass for especially the African American community after that... Now he can add serial rapist to his legacy.

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