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February 25, 2015

Photo Gallery: Losing the Battle against Global Warming

World leaders decided in Copenhagen that global warming should be limited to 2 degrees Celsius. Achieving that target, though, would take nothing less than a miracle. With another round of climate negotiations approaching, it is becoming increasingly clear that mankind has failed to address its most daunting problem. more...

February 23, 2015

Photo Gallery: Battling Extremism in Aarhus

The murders in Copenhagen have refocused attention on a thorny question for Europe: How can radical jihadists returning from Syria be reintegrated? The Danish city of Aarhus may have found an answer. more...

February 20, 2015

Photo Gallery: Euro Poker

Banks across Europe, including the European Central Bank, are preparing for the possibility of Greece leaving the euro zone. With Athens and Brussels still at odds, such an eventuality seems more realistic than ever. But how disruptive would a Grexit really be? more...

Photo Gallery: Can Internet 'Demigod' Save Newspaper?

A spirit of enthusiasm has infused the office of the once troubled Washington Post following its purchase in August by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. He is turning the newspaper into a laboratory for the digital future. Can he save a sick industry? more...

February 17, 2015

Photo Gallery: The Eastern Route to Europe

Brussels is doing all it can to prevent refugees from reaching Fortress Europe, such as funding the construction of interment centers in Ukraine. Asylum seekers who have spent time there report miserable conditions and abuse. more...

February 16, 2015

Photo Gallery: 'We're Offering Hope'

In an interview, Israeli prime minister candidate Isaac Herzog says the country's people are "fed up" with Benjamin Netanyahu's "politics of fear." If elected, he says he wants to "reignite" the peace process and is prepared to negotiate with the Palestinians. more...

Photo Gallery: The Looming Grexit?

Greece is insisting on the relaxation of conditions relating to emergency aid, but the euro zone no longer fears the consequences of a Grexit. Both sides are digging in ahead of Monday's finance minister meeting. more...

February 14, 2015

Photo Gallery: Long Night in Minsk

Chancellor Angela Merkel has often been accused of hesitancy. But in Minsk this week, she committed herself to helping find a way to quiet the weapons in Ukraine. The result was a ceasefire. But it is fragile and may ultimately be disadvantageous for Ukraine. more...

February 13, 2015

Photo Gallery: Niqabs and Kalashnikovs

Much is known about men leaving Germany to take up arms on behalf of Islamic State. But less has been reported about the wave of women traveling to Syria to join the jihad. Experts view them as a growing terrorist threat. more...

February 10, 2015

Graphics Gallery: Where Greece Stands

Recent years have been extremely difficult for Greece, but the country's economic indicators are slowly improving. Here, an overview. more...