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November 28, 2014

Photo Gallery: A Fascination with Jihad

Hundreds of young German Islamists have traveled to Syria to fight with the terrorist group Islamic State. SPIEGEL explored the extremist scene in Germany and the fascination with jihad in order to find answers about what drives people to join the murderous cult. more...

Photo Gallery: The Dangerous and Expensive Trip to Europe

More than 150,000 refugees have landed this year on the Italian coastline, most of them hoping to continue north. As the EU struggles to find an answer, human traffickers are raking in billions. more...

November 26, 2014

Photo Gallery: Warsaw's Man for Global Affairs

With the appointment of Donald Tusk as president of the powerful EU Council, a politician from Eastern Europe will be placed in one of Brussels' most important positions for the first time. The former Polish leader could become a key voice in the crisis with Russia. more...

Photo Gallery: Playing Amid the Graves

Every day, children from the Salaheddin district of Aleppo meet at the local playground. They play war as the real war rages just a few meters away. But the graves are slowly encroaching. more...

November 24, 2014

Photo Gallery: Ukraine's Road to War

Exactly one year ago, talks aimed at establishing an association agreement between Ukraine and the European Union collapsed. The resulting protests soon led to President Viktor Yanukovych's resignation and, ultimately, war. more...

November 21, 2014

Photo Gallery: A Trip to Auschwitz

A group of Belgium's leading practitioners of euthanasia recently visited the Auschwitz concentration camp to learn more respect for people. The trip proved to be just as controversial for the doctors as it did insightful. more...

Photo Gallery: Berlin's New Palace

The site used to be home to Prussian kings and emperors before the palace there was destroyed to make way for East German parliament. Now, a replica of the original palace is on the way, but there might not be enough money for the Baroque facade. more...

November 20, 2014

Photo Gallery: Mexico's Killing Fields

Mexico has seen so much violence in recent years that drug-related killings and blood-letting hardly makes it onto the front pages any more. But the kidnappaing and apparent killing of 43 students has infuriated people across the country -- and shown the decay of the state. more...

November 18, 2014

Photo Gallery: Islamic State in North Africa

Chaos, disillusionment and oppression provide the perfect conditions for Islamic State. Currently, the Islamist extremists are expanding from Syria and Iraq into North Africa. Several local groups have pledged their allegiance. more...

November 13, 2014

Photo Gallery: Henry Kissinger's World Order

Henry Kissinger is the most famous and controversial secretary of state the US ever had. In an interview, he discusses his new book exploring the crises of our time, from Syria to Ukraine, and the limits of American power. more...

Photo Gallery: A Family's Fight

The Tofeq family has been at war almost constantly since the late 1950s, with grandfather Khorshid, his son Dedewan and his grandson Zyran all having become Peshmerga. Now, all three generations are battling a new enemy: Islamic State. more...