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August 31, 2015

Photo Gallery: Bright Germany, Dark Germany

Germany is experiencing an unprecedented influx of immigrats who will fundamentally change the country. Many Germans view the new arrivals as an enrichment and opportunity for a graying nation, but a darker side has also been showing its face. more...

August 27, 2015

Photo Gallery: Condemned to Idleness

The German business community views the recent influx of refugees as an opportunity to help companies grow and ensure long-term prosperity. Many are calling for bureaucratic red tape to be lifted so that new arrivals can enter the labor market faster. more...

August 26, 2015

Photo Gallery: Leaving the Balkans Behind

More than a third of all asylum seekers arriving in Germany come from Albania, Kosovo and Serbia. They are young, poor and disillusioned with their home countries -- and are searching for a better future. Almost none of them will be allowed to stay. more...

August 20, 2015

Photo Gallery: Gathering Pace

Its experiences in auto and rail construction have taught Beijing that even a country of China's size and ambition must find a balance between political expectations and economic reality, and between prestige and profit. more...

August 19, 2015

Photo Gallery: Chaos at Macedonia's Refugee Bottleneck

A dangerous bottleneck has formed in the Macedonian border town of Gevgelija, an important hub for refugees traveling to Western Europe. Those trying to reach the trains here face extreme heat, dangerous crowds and police bullying. more...

August 18, 2015

Photo Gallery: Welcoming Refugees to Germany

While attacks against refugee homes dominate the headlines, a new movement to aid asylum seekers is taking root in Germany. From medical care to security services, locals are organizing what the state won't. more...

August 14, 2015

Photo Gallery: Refugees in the Greek Islands

According to Frontex, some 50,000 refugees landed in Greece in July. Many of them arrive on the island of Kos, just off the Turkish coast. Conditions there are terrible, and it looks as though the Greeks want to keep it that way. more...

August 13, 2015

Photo Gallery: The World's Growing Water Shortage

Amid climate change, drought and mismanagement, our world's most valuable resource is becoming scarce. Much of the crisis is man-made -- and even water-rich countries like Germany are to blame. more...

Photo Gallery: The Refugee Drama of Calais

Thousands of refugees are living in appalling conditions on the outskirts of the French city of Calais, but where they want to be is Great Britain. Many are willing to risk everything and jump on a train in the hope it takes them under the English Channel. more...

Photo Gallery: The Face of Indonesia

Nowhere in the world are there more Muslims living in one place than in the Southeast Asian island nation of Indonesia, which come autumn will be a guest of honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Can a cosmopolitan faith assert itself against Islam? more...

Photo Gallery: Saving Refugees from the Med

Doctors Without Borders is operating three ships in the Mediterranean, plucking thousands of refugees from ships that are far from seaworthy. The group is the only aid organization operating in the world's largest crisis region. more...