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May 29, 2015

Photo Gallery: The Rise of Pope Francis

In the time since he has risen to the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has become the subject of heated debate by different factions of the Vatican. Many complain that he has no clear vision. more...

May 28, 2015

Photo Gallery: Zheng Yanliang's Tragedy

When a farmer and migrant worker got thrombosis in his legs, China failed him. In the end, he had to saw off his own leg in order to save his life. Zheng Yanliang's story is an allegory of the struggle to modernize the Chinese healthcare system. more...

May 26, 2015

Photo Gallery: Mysterious Nazi Art

The sculptures had been missing for decades. On Wednesday, investigators found pieces of Nazi art that had once adorned Hitler's Chancellery in Berlin. more...

May 22, 2015

Photo Gallery: Hitler's Bronze Horses

The sculptures had been missing for decades. But on Wednesday, investigators found pieces of Nazi art that had once adorned Hitler's Chancellery in Berlin. more...

May 21, 2015

Photo Gallery: Dashed Expectations

Six former Guantanamo prisoners have been sharing a house in the Uruguayan capital Montevideo for the last six months. The planned closure of the US detention facility could hinge on the outcome of this experiment. more...

May 19, 2015

Photo Gallery: Germany's Radicalized Muslims

German Islamists are returning from war abroad, some reformed but others more dangerous than ever. Social workers, imams and extremists are fighting for their souls -- and for Germany's safety. Meanwhile, government officials are merely looking on. more...

Photo Gallery: Turning the Old Economy Upside Down

An on-demand courier service, Postmates is a promising Silicon Valley start-up that German founder Bastian Lehmann wants to turn into a logistics giant for urban areas. more...

May 11, 2015

Photo Gallery: No Time for Losers

Although Patrick Venzke made sporting history as the first German national in the National Football league, his says his success exacted a heavy toll. more...

Photo Gallery: From Afghanistan to the Syrian Front Lines

Syrian dictator Bashar Assad is running out of soldiers and is forced to rely on mercenaries in his ongoing battle against rebels. Many of his foreign fighters come from Afghanistan -- men like Murad, who is now stuck in Aleppo as a prisoner-of-war. more...

May 08, 2015

Photo Gallery: Logging Threatens One of Europe's Last Virgin Forests

One of Europe's most beautiful forest areas is disappearing piece by piece in Romania's Carpathian Mountains. Some of the logging is illegal. The wood is then sold to make flooring or heating pellets that are sold in Germany and other countries. more...