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September 25, 2017

Photo Gallery: Election Night in Germany

Angela Merkel may have been re-elected to a fourth term in office, but the chancellor faces a tough road ahead: Significant setbacks for her conservatives combined with a strong right-wing populist showing and what promises to be an unwieldy governing coalition will test the country's political resilience. more...

September 24, 2017

Photo Gallery: A Turning Point for Germany

Angela Merkel is back for a fourth term, the Social Democrats are wounded and a right-wing populist party has been elected to parliament for the first time in decades: Eight lessons from Sunday's general election in Germany. more...


September 22, 2017

Photo Gallery: A Center-Left Meltdown

Across Europe, social democratic parties are in crisis and on Sunday, the German SPD could slide to its worst result since World War II. What has happened to the once-glorious center-left parties on the Continent? And how can they recover? more...

September 20, 2017

Photo Gallery: Reconquering an Islamic State Stronghold

When Islamic State conquered Raqqa in 2014, Fadi al-Hadi fled to Germany while Nadja Ramadan abandoned her life near Frankfurt to marry an Islamist in the IS stronghold. Now that the city is about to get liberated, the two are trying to retrace their steps. more...


September 15, 2017

Photo Gallery: German Auto-Makers Struggle with the Electric Car

BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen are searching for the right strategy against U.S. rival Tesla and its electric cars. It is a race between the old and the new automobile worlds. more...

September 13, 2017

Photo Gallery: Fake Campaign Posters

One of the key weapons being used by the far-right on the internet during this election are fake campaign memes posing as posters for the mainstream political parties. We've assembled a gallery of them. more...


Photo Gallery: Uganda's Open-Door Refugee Policy

Upon arrival in Uganda, refugees receive a work permit, 900 square meters of land and permission to remain forever. How is the small country in the middle of Africa able to do it? more...

September 12, 2017

Photo Gallery: DER SPIEGEL Snowden Covers

In an interview, whistleblower Edward Snowden discusses his life in Russia, the power of the intelligence apparatuses and how he plans to continue in his battle against all-encompassing surveillance by governments. more...


September 07, 2017

Photo Gallery: Stuck on Brenner Pass

Migrants who make it across the Mediterranean to Italy dream of continuing on to northern Europe. Most, though, are unable to make it past the Brenner Pass. A visit to Europe's waiting room. more...

September 06, 2017

Photo Gallery: Europe Seeks to Stop the Influx

Europe hopes that the fates of African migrants will soon be decided at facilities in Chad or Niger. It is a wonderful idea, but also a misleading illusion. In truth, Europe's primary focus is on shutting down the Mediterranean route. more...