Interviews, coverage and background stories on Germany and its relations to Asian countries.

The voices of Iran

Iran's diverse music culture is being celebrated in Berlin at a three-day music festival. What's more, the artists will all be women.

Iranian cinema in Germany

From Berlinale winners to “Raving Iran” and the Iranian Film Festival in Cologne: there are many links between German and Iranian cinema.

Back on the world market

The easing of nuclear sanctions has made Iran the wild card in the global economy. Many German companies are offering the country economic partnership.

The “boat people” and their children

Nearly 40 years ago, the Vietnamese were the first non-European refugees to arrive in Germany. Today, the “boat people” and their children have integrated well into German society. How was this achieved?