FOTOSTRECKEN INTERNATIONAL
June 01, 2012

Photo Gallery: The Success of Provocation

A campaign launched by the anti-Islam party Pro-NRW in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia to display caricatures lampooning Muslims proved remarkable successful. It triggered a national debate in the country. more...

Photo Gallery: Plans for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

When Qatar presented its plans to build soccer stadiums in the middle of the desert for the 2022 World Cup, it was ridiculed as "the biggest football joke of all time." But the architect chosen to design the winning bid knows all about reinventing oneself -- and came up with a grand vision for the desert kingdom. more...

Photo Gallery: When One Lens Becomes Hundreds

New cameras with hundreds of lenses crammed onto confetti-sized frames have recently been overcoming obstacles that have frustrated shutterbugs since the dawn of photography. German researchers are now working to find new applications that could make these mini-cameras an invisible but almost omnipresent part of our lives. more...

Photo Gallery: Marshall Fund Founder Retires

In June, when the Marshall Plan turns 65, Guido Goldman will retire from his career as a trans-Atlantic bridge builder. His work has hewed closely to changes in post war European and US relations, which he says are now important than ever. more...

May 31, 2012

Photo Gallery: Portugal's Struggling Art Scene

With the euro crisis raging, and public and private funds drying up, Portuguese artists have learned to think strategically to survive. Many have left the struggling nation. But, for those who have stayed behind, the focus is on finding foreign buyers and financial backing. more...

Photo Gallery: Learning Turkish in Germany

For years, the focus of the integration debate in Germany has been on the assimilation of the Turkish migrant population into German society. But now some Germans are beginning to consider it their responsibility to integrate with their Turkish neighbors -- and are going to language schools to learn Turkish. more...

Photo Gallery: China's Mother River

The Yellow River, regarded as the cradle of Chinese civilization, winds its way more than 5,000 kilometers from the Tibetan Plateau to its mouth in the Bohai Sea. SPIEGEL travelled the course of the river and discovered how quickly the country is pushing forward with its rise to superpower status -- and how ruthlessly. more...

May 30, 2012

Photo Gallery: Left Behind in Poland

Poland, one of the hosts of this year's European Football Championship, has been booming thanks to a rigorous modernization program. But not everyone is benefiting from the economic success. With rents climbing and the elderly complaining about lower pensions, resentment is on the rise. more...

Photo Gallery: The Hopes of Polish Football

Three star Polish players helped launch Borussia Dortmund to the top of Germany's Bundesliga soccer league this year. But now they will be returning home to play for their home country, a co-host of the 2012 European Football Championship. They are under massive pressure to help the troubled national team win the tournament. more...

Photo Gallery: Spectacular Nature Photos

The photo project "Wild Wonders of Europe" continues to serve up spectacular images of the Continent's natural beauty. Here are a handful of the competition's best photos. more...

Photo Gallery: Putin and Merkel's Difficult Relationship

Ties between Germany and Russia are at their lowest point in years despite the two countries dependency on one another. Much of the trouble has to do with the relationship between Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin. more...