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July 21, 2014

Photo Gallery: An Attack with Consequences

The shooting down of a jet carrying 298 people on Thursday could mark the turning point in the conflict between Russia, Ukraine and the West. With evidence suggesting pro-Russian separatists fired the missile, pressure is mounting on Vladimir Putin. more...

Photo Gallery: The Contested Crash Site of MH17

International inspectors finally arrived at the site of the Malayasian Airlines jet that was shot down over Ukraine last week. The process of identifying the victims will be a difficult one. more...

July 17, 2014

Photo Gallery: Germany Finds Itself

Germans discovered a new lightness of being in the run-up to their World Cup victory. It's a shift apparent not only in football. Germany is emerging from the dark shadows of its passed more confident and content, but it still has trouble finding its global role. more...

July 16, 2014

Photo Gallery: Merkel's Approaching End?

Angela Merkel turns 60 this week and has been at the helm of German politics for almost 10 years. But how much longer is she planning on staying in power. Many close to her believe that she might step down before her current term comes to an end. more...

Photo Gallery: Expensive, More Expensive, Russia

Moscow wants to make Russia the "center of the sporting world," but this will carry a heavy price tag. Four years before the World Cup, costs are exploding in the next host country, with the two most important stadiums each costing more than a billion euros. more...

July 14, 2014

Photo Gallery: Georgia's Many Contradictions

Many people are worried that Georgia will be Russia's next target after the Crimea. The region is filled with complex allegiances, and is often caught between East and West. more...

Photo Gallery: Party in Maracanã

After the game ended, the joyousness crossed borders: Exhausted but ecstatic, the German players celebrated their World Cup win on the pitch of the Estádio do Maracanã. more...

Photo Gallery: Germany Becomes Football's King

Bad weather and work the following morning? That didn't matter to millions of fans of the German national team on Sunday night who celebrated Germany's 1-0 victory over Argentina at the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro. more...

July 11, 2014

Photo Gallery: 'I Am Tatunca'

A German man claims to be an Indian chief in the Amazon region. His tales of an El Dorado impressed Steven Spielberg and Jacques Cousteau. But his life itself is one of mystery, surrounded by deaths and suspicions. more...

July 10, 2014

Photo Gallery: America, A Contentious Global Power

Anti-American sentiment has grown dramatically in recent years, not only as a result of the NSA spying scandal, but also because of Washington's wars and human rights abuses in the country's where it has conducted military deployments. more...