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July 24, 2015

Photo Gallery: Hate and Hostels

During the first six months of this year, right-wing extremists in Germany committed attacks against places housing asylum-seekers on an almost daily basis. Many refugees living in the country fear for their lives. more...

July 17, 2015

Photo Gallery: Germany's Schizophrenia on Greece

In the crisis over Greece’s finances, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is caught between Wolfgang Schäuble, her hawkish finance minister whom she unequivocally supports, and his pro-Grexit stance, which she does not. more...

July 16, 2015

Photo Gallery: Is There Hope for Berlin's Museums?

For a major city, Berlin has some of the world's most boring museums. Few other places are in possession of so many treasures that are so poorly exhibited. It's as though cultural institutions here go out of their way to keep people from visiting. more...

Photo Gallery: Islamic State's Baghdad Bomb Czar

For one and a half years, Abu Abdullah was responsible for organizing Islamic State's suicide bombings in Baghdad. He is one of the organization's rare leading figures to be captured alive -- and now he is talking. more...

July 13, 2015

Photo Gallery: A Tummy Full of Trouble

A major German airline became the first in 2011 to offer non-stop service to Curaçao. It has created a problem for customs inspectors in Düsseldorf because the weekly flight has brought with it a serious cocaine smuggling problem. more...

July 10, 2015

Photo Gallery: Painful Times in Greece

The referendum is over, but negotiations between Greece and its creditors remain stalled. Meanwhile, capital controls are strangling the country's economy. more...

July 03, 2015

Photo Gallery: The Baltic Question

The Baltic states view themselves as being at the front lines in a new East-West conflict. But even with large Russian minority populations, its difficult to envision a Ukraine-style conflict taking shape in Lithania, Latvia or Estonia. more...

Photo Gallery: Tsipras' Divided Nation

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has led his country into chaos. Divisions in Greek society are growing and Sunday's referendum may not be enough to pull the country back from the brink. more...

Photo Gallery: A Fateful Weekend for Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel relishes her reputation as queen of Europe. But she seems not to know how to use her power. One contributor to the current chaos in Greece is Merkel's inability to take a stand. more...

July 01, 2015

Photo Gallery: State of Tyranny

Eighty lashes of the whip for alcohol. Amputation for theft. Crucifiction for robbery. These are only a few of the draconian punishments employed by the Islamic State, according to documents and the testimony of witnesses obtained by SPIEGEL. more...