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February 12, 2016

Photo Gallery: Merkel's Crucible

Merkel has held six meetings with the Turkish government in the hopes of forging a solution to the refugee crisis. But with most of the leverage in Ankara, progress has been slow. Even worse, Berlin's plan has split the EU into two rival camps. more...

Photo Gallery: Young Kurds Fighting in Turkish Civil War

The civil war is escalating in southeastern Turkey, with the government pledging to stamp out militant Kurds. Young Kurds, who used to hurl stones and Molotov cocktails, are now fighting on the front lines in several cities. more...

February 10, 2016

Photo Gallery: A Look at Germany's Populist Right

The Alternative for Germany was born as an anti-euro movement. But it has since positioned itself far to the populist right. Despite its efforts at maintaining respectability, the party's extremist flank is wide open. more...

February 09, 2016

Photo Gallery: Greece's Migrant Crisis

As EU officials mull closing borders along the main route taken by refugees, Greece is worried that it will become overwhelmed by migrants. Now both sides are pointing fingers at each other. more...

February 05, 2016

Photo Gallery: The End of Truth

The temporary disappearance of a girl has become an international political issue. Russia is exploiting the case for propaganda purposes. With its strategy of hybrid war, Moscow is trying to destabilize the West and divide Europe. more...

February 01, 2016

Photo Gallery: The Autocrat

Donald Trump is the leader of a new, hate-filled authoritarian movement. Nothing would be more harmful to the idea of the West and world peace than if he were to be elected president. George W. Bush's America would seem like a place of logic and reason in comparison. more...

January 29, 2016

Photo Gallery: At Home with Orhan Pamuk

Orhan Pamuk, the Nobel-prize winning author, talks about the success of his latest book, "A Strangeness in My Mind," the "crippled" state of Turkish politics and the January terrorist attack in Istanbul, which he could hear from his apartment. more...

January 28, 2016

Photo Gallery: Islam Clashes with Women's Rights in Germany

The New Year's Eve attacks on women in Cologne have led to a new discussion within Germany about the position of women in Islam. The issue has become central to the country's heated refugee debate. more...

January 27, 2016

Photo gallery: Meet Poland's New Opposition Movement

The new government in Warsaw is transforming Poland into a nationalist, anti-Western and arch-Catholic country. Now, though, a protest movement is forming, made up of leftist activists, journalists and even a former prime minister. more...

January 25, 2016

Photo Gallery: Looking for the Real Merkel

Chancellor Angela Merkel spent a decade amassing political capital. Now, with the refugee crisis showing no signs of abating, she has decided to spend it. With her legacy in the balance, she has finally found an issue to fight for. But why now? more...