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September 12, 2017

Photo Gallery: DER SPIEGEL Snowden Covers

In an interview, whistleblower Edward Snowden discusses his life in Russia, the power of the intelligence apparatuses and how he plans to continue in his battle against all-encompassing surveillance by governments. more...

September 07, 2017

Photo Gallery: Stuck on Brenner Pass

Migrants who make it across the Mediterranean to Italy dream of continuing on to northern Europe. Most, though, are unable to make it past the Brenner Pass. A visit to Europe's waiting room. more...


September 06, 2017

Photo Gallery: Europe Seeks to Stop the Influx

Europe hopes that the fates of African migrants will soon be decided at facilities in Chad or Niger. It is a wonderful idea, but also a misleading illusion. In truth, Europe's primary focus is on shutting down the Mediterranean route. more...

September 05, 2017

Photo Gallery: Limping to the Finish Line

He started with a bang. But for months, Social Democratic chancellor candidate Martin Schulz has been having trouble gaining traction on the campaign trail. Could it be that he doesn't want power badly enough? more...


August 31, 2017

Photo Gallery: Families Separated by German Refugee Law

When German Chancellor Angela Merkel allowed hundreds of thousands of men into the country, many of the refugees believed they could bring their families. Now the rules have changed, and countless women and children are trapped in perilous situations. more...

Photo Gallery: Two Years in Suburbia

Veit Medick recently spent two years as SPIEGEL ONLINE's correspondent in the United States. He lived with his family in a Washington, D.C., suburb. The experience taught him a lot about America's psyche, but also Germany's. more...


August 30, 2017

Photo Gallery: IS Has Its Back Against the Wall

Islamic State has lost an enormous amount of territory in both Iraq and Syria and many of its leaders are dead. Yet even as the terror group appears to be breaking apart, attacks are being carried out in its name in Europe. What's next for IS? more...

Photo Gallery: Water, Wells and Hope

Peter Jander drills wells, distributes oxen and builds schools in Africa. Berlin, though, is changing its development aid focus to promote economic growth, particularly in countries on the African migrant route. Do traditional aid projects have a future? more...


August 18, 2017

Photo Gallery: America's Shame

There has never before been a U.S. president who trivialized neo-Nazis. For many Republicans, Donald Trump has gone too far. The populist leader has become more isolated than ever before -- in the world and inside his own party. more...

August 10, 2017

Photo Gallery: Struggling to Understand a Deadly Hamburg Stabbing Spree

In 2015, Ahmed A. was an unremarkable Palestinian asylum applicant with dreams of a new life in Germany. Two years later, he went on a deadly stabbing spree in a Hamburg supermarket. His transformation highlights a growing problem among refugees in the country: mental illness. more...

Photo Gallery: The End of a Special Relationship

In recent months, relations between Germany and Turkey have reached a new low. After a series of escalating spats, tourism and investment in the country have collapsed. Will it finally drive Turkish President Erdogan to change course? more...