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September 18, 2014

Photo Gallery: Clayton Lockett's Horrific Execution

The horrific death of Clayton Lockett by lethal injection took 43 minutes and outraged even Obama. That day's events demonstrate the inexperience, incompetence and cluelessness that now accompanies many executions in America. more...

Photo Gallery: Germany's Infrastructure Crisis

Germany has long been known for the quality of its roads and infrastructure. But in recent years, re-investment has dwindled dramatically, and officials are increasingly panicked about how to solve the problem. They have good reason to be worried. more...

September 11, 2014

Photo Gallery: The White Lady's Siren Song

Every year, thousands of people from around the world attempt to scale Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps. Each year, though, many die on the mountain, the product of overcrowding, insufficient preparation and, sometimes, foolhardiness. more...

Photo Gallery: The Borderlands of Spain

A border fence separates the exclave of Ceuta, Spain, from Morocco. It has become a symbol of Fortress Europe and efforts by EU member states to keep out immigrants and refugees. more...

Photo Gallery: From Asia to Europe

One of the major destinations for migrants making their way to Europe is Greece, which they reach via Turkey or by dangerous sea crossing. Conditions for refugees are often miserable in the country. more...

Photo Gallery: From Africa to Europe

The Spanish enclave of Melilla and the border fence that runs through it has become a symbol of Fortress Europe and efforts to keep out refugees. Often, they have to wait months at a reception center before their information is processed. more...

Photo Gallery: Protecting Europe's Borders

Efforts to protect the European Union's borders from immigration as well as asylum-seekers are managed from the headquarters of the Frontex agency in Warsaw. more...

Photo Gallery: Stuck in Hungary

Hungary has no functioning asylum system and the country has been accused by the United Nations Refugee Agency for "inhumane and demeaning" conditions in refugee prisons. more...

September 10, 2014

Photo Gallery: A Call for Catalonian Independence

Scotland will be holding a referendum on independence later this month and Catalonians in Spain want to follow suit. But it could be difficult. The Spanish constitution doesn't allow for secession. more...

September 09, 2014

Photo Gallery: 'A Disgrace for Islam'

In an interview, Harvard professor and UN advisor Michael Ignatieff discusses his concept of the responsibility to protect civilian populations threatened by genocide, German weapons deliveries to the Kurds in Iraq and the idea of a deal with Assad to bring peace to Syria. more...

Photo Gallery: 'Everyone Was Afraid'

After the discovery of Ebola at the only children's hospital in Sierra Leone, nurses and doctors alike fled. German physician Werner Strahl of the aid organzation Cap Anamur, who stayed behind to provide care amidst the chaos, shares his story. more...