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November 22, 2017

Photo Gallery: A Painful Exit from Brown Coal

Brown coal is bad for the environment, overloads the grid with cheap electricity and prevents Germany from developing its renewables sector. Yet an exit poses financial and political risks. more...

Photo Gallery: Germany in a Political Bind

With coalition talks having collapsed, the country and the continent are now wondering what happens next. Blame is being heaped on the FDP, but the party could end up suffering mightily. Germany and Europe, meanwhile, are the biggest losers. more...


November 17, 2017

Photo Gallery: Fighting for Political Survival

Defeated in the federal vote in September, Martin Schulz's next challenge is securing his reelection as the leader of the SPD. more...

Photo Gallery: A Trip Through Former East Germany

The Berlin Wall fell 28 years ago, but vast divisions remain by the former East and West of the country. In this fall's election, the right-wing nationalist Alternative for Germany party made massive inroads in the eastern states. Now many are asking: Why does the region lean towards xenophobia? more...


November 15, 2017

Photo Gallery: A Boomtown in War-Torn Yemen

The city of Marib in Yemen was long seen as an al-Qaida stronghold. But as the rest of the war-ravaged country descends ever deeper into chaos, it has become an unofficial capital with booming businesses and a popular university, a place poised between horror and hope. more...

November 13, 2017

Photo Gallery: A Coffee Renaissance

For decades, coffee was about as exciting as washing powder and detergent. But today it has become a lifestyle statement. The bean boom, though, hides the brutal economic realities behind coffee production. more...


November 10, 2017

Photo Gallery: Italy's Crisis Region

Italy's poorest region, Sicily, is the country's problem child. Now it has elected a new government. To fix the island, it will have to overcome corruption and widespread Mafia control, and figure out how to convince its population not to leave. more...

November 08, 2017

Photo Gallery: A Year of Trump

It's been a year since Donald Trump was elected to the White House. The president professes to despise Washington, and the feeling is largely mutual. more...


November 07, 2017

Photo Gallery: Russia Looks Warily at its Past

It has been 100 years since the October Revolution that heralded the Bolshevik takeover of Russia and changed the world. Yet today, Russians have mixed feelings about the centenary and approach it with care. more...

October 27, 2017

Photo Gallery: Mogadishu, a City of Warlords

Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, is a city with little functioning infrastructure and a relentless cascade of violence. But some inhabitants of the city have been able to take advantage of the ongoing civil war to make themselves rich. Their business is only feeding the horror. more...