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March 27, 2015

Photo Gallery: One Pilot, 149 Victims

The flight was routine, but it ended in disaster. On Tuesday, a Germanwings co-pilot apparently intentionally flew Flight 4U9525 into the ground, killing 149 people and himself. The question as to why he did so will likely never be answered. more...

March 26, 2015

Photo Gallery: Taking Back Tikrit

Islamic State is pulling out of once-conquered towns and villages in Iraq and dissatisfaction appears to be growing among its followers. Predictions of the jihadists' demise, however, are likely premature. more...

March 25, 2015

Photo Gallery: Post-Recovery Spain

After years of being one of Europe's shakiest economies, Spain has managed to institute strict reforms and bring back economic growth. But job numbers and research funding lag behind -- and the country's greatest challenge may be a political one. more...

March 24, 2015

Photo Gallery: German Flight Crashes in France

Budget airline and Lufthansa subsidiary Germanwings has confirmed 67 German citiezns were among the 144 passengers of a plane that crashed on Tuesday morning, including children and a student group. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has shared her condolences. more...

March 23, 2015

Photo Gallery: Germany's Power in Europe

Following World War II, a German return to dominance in Europe seemed an impossibility. But the euro crisis has transformed the country into a hegemon and comparisons with the Nazis have become rampant. Are they fair? more...

March 16, 2015

Photo Gallery: No Relief for German Road

One of Germany's largest relief organizations has built a road through the jungle leading from war-torn North Kivu to the Congo River. The African project is demonstrative of the limits of development aid in the region. more...

March 13, 2015

Photo Gallery: The Fate of Greece

European Commission President Juncker wants to keep Greece in the euro zone, no matter what the price. Member states, though, are beginning to lose their patience. Who will ultimately have the final say? more...

March 12, 2015

Photo Gallery: Nabbed by the Poachers

We traveled to Mozambique to report a story about the region's destructive and illegal trade in rhinoceros horns. But when photographer Toby Selander and I were taken captive by poachers, the tables were suddenly turned. more...

March 09, 2015

Photo Gallery: Quiet in Donetsk

The city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine has seen some of the heaviest fighting in the ongoing war there between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian military. A fragile ceasefire is holding, but normalcy is still a long way off. more...

March 04, 2015

Photo Gallery: The Coming Technology Revolution

Technological change is constantly accelerating, and that is just how digital leaders in Silicon Valley want it. They have a vision for the future, one where artificial intelligence is the norm and the entire world benefits. But the new digital elite isn't interested in dissent. more...