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April 29, 2016

Photo Gallery: Using Girls as Explosives

The Nigerian military looks to be slowly gaining the upper hand in its fight against Boko Haram. But the Islamist terror group isn't going quietly and has begun using young girls as suicide bombers. We talked to some of those who escaped. more...

April 27, 2016

Photo Gallery: Fleeing from North Africa

Hundreds of thousands of Africans are preparing to test their luck on the voyage across the Mediterranean to Europe. As the weather begins improving, the number of arrivals will rise -- as will the number of deaths. more...

April 25, 2016

Photo Gallery: Chernobyl Tourism

The Chernobyl exclusion zone is a radioactive desert today, but this doesn't stop tourists from exploring it. People come from around the world to take morbid selfies and explore the ruins. more...

Photo Gallery: Remembering the Chernobyl Disaster

Chernobyl, the world's first massive meltdown of a nuclear power plant, happened 30 years ago this week. It would happen again two and a half decades later in Japan, and many Europeans still fear it is possible there will be a repeat occurrence. more...

April 22, 2016

Photo Gallery: The Terrorists from Freital

Local prosecutors in Saxony believed the "Freital Group" merely sought to intimidate refugees. Now, though, federal prosecutors have taken over the case -- and accused group members of being part of a right-wing terror organization and attempted murder. more...

Photo Gallery: Russia's Flourishing Capital

Moscow was long in the hands of criminals and the nouveau riche. But now, Europe's biggest metropolis is undergoing rapid change. It is becoming more open and more cosmopolitian, despite Putin's nationalism. more...

April 21, 2016

Photo Gallery: Saying Goodbye to a Brewing Tradition?

Germany's beer purity law celebrates its 500th birthday this weekend. The strict brewing rules are world-famous, but they also limit experimentation. With a rise of craft brewers and the loss of key legal battles, does the proud tradition have a future? more...

April 20, 2016

Photo Gallery: The Search for Unity in Libya

The UN is trying to establish a unity government in Libya. But with competing governments, an expanding Islamic State and migrant smuggling as a primary source of income, finding success will not be easy. more...

April 15, 2016

Photo Gallery: A German Comedian Takes On Turkey

With his insulting poem about Turkish President Erdogan, Jan Böhmermann has triggered an affair of state. Now, Chancellor Merkel has elected to allow legal proceedings against the German comedian. What, though, was Böhmermann's intent? more...

April 14, 2016

Photo Gallery: The Horrific Legacy of IS Sex Slavery

Islamic State fighters are known to keep sex slaves. Although they usually force the women to use contraception, many still become pregnant with their rapists' babies. The women who manage to escape are left with deep emotional scars. more...