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May 22, 2016

Photo Gallery: The Risks Faced by Whistleblowers

US President Barack Obama has said that Edward Snowden should have used official channels instead of taking NSA spying public. Now, a former high-ranking US government official has revealed how the Pentagon retaliates against internal critics. more...

May 18, 2016

Photo Gallery: The Popularity of Austria's Populists

Austria's mainstream parties long believed they could keep the far right under control. On Sunday, though, a right-wing populist could become the country's president. What went wrong? The answer has implications for all of Europe. more...

Photo Gallery: Help for Births in Rural Papua New Guinea

Infant and mother mortality rates in Papua New Guinea are among the highest in the world. A pair of German twins wants to support midwives in the country in the form of an app. Villages may be without electricity, but the mobile grid is strong and lives could be saved. more...

May 17, 2016

Photo Gallery: Global Migration Flows

The refugee debate creates the impression of unprecedented mass migration. That image is completely incorrect. The real question, when we look at migration globally, is why there is so little of it. more...

May 12, 2016

Photo Gallery: Ukraine's Next President?

Ukraine's most popular politician lives far away from the country's capital. The mayor of Lviv is admired for his pragmatic approach to politics and for his refusal to do the president's bidding. Many believe he could soon bring his leadership style to Kiev. more...

May 11, 2016

Photo Gallery: Germany's Dangerous Refugee Shelters

Cases of sexual assault in German refugee shelters are on the rise, with women and children facing the greatest danger. Despite pleas for help from the government, Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition has done little to offer additional protections. more...

Photo Gallery: Drought in Ethiopia

The worst drought in half a century has stricken large parts of Africa -- a consequence of El Niño and high population growth. More than 50 million people are threatened by hunger and few countries have been hit as hard as Ethiopia. more...

May 09, 2016

Photo Gallery: The Rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran

The archenemies Iran and Saudi Arabia are battling for supremacy in the Middle East. They are carrying out their struggle in proxy wars in Yemen, Syria and Iraq. Domestically, though, the two countries are facing remarkably similar problems. more...

May 06, 2016

Photo Gallery: The People Fighting TTIP

An unprecedented protest movement of a scope not seen since the Iraq war in Germany has pushed negotiations over the TTIP trans-Atlantic free trade agreement to the brink of collapse. The demonstrations are characterized by a level of professionalism not previously seen. more...

April 29, 2016

Photo Gallery: Using Girls as Explosives

The Nigerian military looks to be slowly gaining the upper hand in its fight against Boko Haram. But the Islamist terror group isn't going quietly and has begun using young girls as suicide bombers. We talked to some of those who escaped. more...