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June 28, 2017

Photo Gallery: Crooked Bets

Asian investors are buying into European football clubs, bringing money, new players and hope along with them. But some are engaged in match-fixing, manipulating games and earning millions off crooked bets. They have already infiltrated a number of teams. more...

June 27, 2017

Photo Gallery: The EU's Fading Attraction in the Balkans

Fourteen years after being told they had a future in the European Union, countries in the Western Balkans are losing hope. Meanwhile, Turkish and Russian influence in the region is on the rise. So too is the nationalist rhetoric of old more...


June 26, 2017

Photo Gallery: The Changing Face of Hamburg

As the city prepares for next week's G-20 summit, the world has its eyes on Hamburg. The city has seen declining fortunes at the port that put it on the map, but the recent success of its spectacular new concert hall has forced many residents to reflect anew on what it means to be a Hamburger. more...

June 23, 2017

Photo Gallery: Guarding Kohl's Legacy

For years, Helmut Kohl's second wife held a tight grip over his legacy. With his passing, she is now pushing for an EU state funeral rather than a national one -- and even considered not inviting any German leaders to speak. more...


June 22, 2017

Photo Gallery: Stopping the Migrants from North Africa

Summer offers perfect conditions for migrants seeking to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe. Aid organizations are trying to prevent them from drowning, but the EU has partnered with Libya to stop them. more...

Photo Gallery: The Origins of Hunger

Every ninth person on the planet suffers from hunger. The situation is so dire in some countries that 20 million people are at acute risk of death by starvation. How is this possible at a time of a global food surplus? more...


June 16, 2017

Photo Gallery: Helmut Kohl -- Chancellor of Reunification

He was the chancellor of reunification and pushed hard for European unity -- and stayed in office even longer than Konrad Adenauer, a man he greatly admired. Helmut Kohl was a great statesman, even if later years cast a shadow on his legacy. more...

June 14, 2017

Photo Gallery: Dislodging IS from Raqqa

The offensive to take Raqqa back from Islamic State has begun. Kurdish fighters are leading the charge in the hopes of eliminated the Islamist scourge -- but are also hoping to expand their power in northern Syria. more...


June 10, 2017

Photo Gallery: The Remarkable Socialist

Even more astonishing than Theresa May's poor showing in the British election was the resurrection of Labour -- especially after Jeremy Corbyn's party seemed to do all it could to get badly defeated. more...

June 09, 2017

Photo Gallery: From North Africa to Germany and Back

Thousands of young men from North Africa come to Germany every year and many of them, like Samir, fall afoul of the law. Officials would like to accelerate the deportation process, but the criminals aren't welcome back home either. more...