FOTOSTRECKEN INTERNATIONAL
January 16, 2018

Photo Gallery: Exaggerating Migrant Crimes

Right-wing websites claim that Germany is facing an alleged epidemic of rape cases committed by refugees, fueling panic about the recent influx of foreigners and the safety of women in the country. We investigated one site's reports and found many problems with them. more...

January 09, 2018

Photo Gallery: Faking Democracy in Moscow

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny was recently excluded from running against Putin in presidential elections scheduled for March in Russia. The reason is clear: A real politician is unwelcome against the backdrop of Russia's imitated democracy. more...


December 15, 2017

Photo Gallery: Christmas Market Terror Attack One Year Later

One year after the attack on the Christmas market on Berlin's Breitscheidplatz, the relatives of the victims feel like the German authorities have treated them callously or neglected them. Some of their anger is also directed at German Chancellor Angela Merkel. more...

December 11, 2017

Photo Gallery: Berlin Seeks Path Forward for Cursed Airport

The idea of a soft launch for Berlin's long-delayed new international airport is gaining traction. It would mean starting operations in 2020, but without its main terminal. more...


Photo Gallery: Searching for Truth in Tunisia

A truth commission is trying to help Tunisia work through its recent past, televising testimonies from victims and perpetrators. Yet it's serving to divide rather than heal the country - and the police state is making a comeback. more...

December 08, 2017

Photo Gallery: A New Nuclear Threat?

The U.S. believes Russia is secretly developing nuclear-capable, medium-range missiles in violation of the INF Treaty. Washington has now upped the pressure to formulate a response and a new arms race could be the result. more...


Photo Gallery: Raqqa in Ruins

Raqqa was once an IS stronghold. Now it is liberated. Yet the city is largely inhabitable, covered in mines and strewn with rotting corpses. One lawyer has made it his mission to change that. more...

December 01, 2017

Photo Gallery: Not-So-Grand Coalition

With Angela Merkel's first effort at assembling a governing coalition having failed, a run-back of her current alliance with the Social Democrats appears likely. That, though, is hardly something to look forward to. And may not happen at all. more...


November 30, 2017

Photo Gallery: Ireland's New Border Dispute

A new "hard" border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland could have dire economic consequences for both sides -- and reignite old feuds. Now the Irish government is playing hardball with British negotiators. more...

November 24, 2017

Photo Gallery: Migrant Gridlock in Greece

As winter arrives, the situation on the Greek island of Lesbos is unsustainable. Conditions at the refugee camps are horrific and island residents are tired of being left in the lurch by Athens and the EU. A visit to ground zero of European ignominy. more...