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S&M Images: Max Mosely and Google End Legal Dispute

S&M Images: Max Mosely and Google End Legal Dispute

May 15, 2015, 11:43 AM

Max Mosley has ended his years-longálegal dispute with Google. The case centeredáon the search engine's inclusion ofáimages of the ex-Formula One president participating in an S&M sex party in its search results. Now, the two parties have reached a settlement. By Isabell HŘlsen more... Comment ]


Betrayal and Betrayers: Merkel's Risky Silence in the NSA Scandal

Betrayal and Betrayers: Merkel's Risky Silence in the NSA Scandal

May 14, 2015, 12:58 PM

While Chancellor Angela Merkel remains tight-lipped about the German intelligence scandal, her second-in-command is casting her in an increasingly unflattering light by opening up. A Commentary By Klaus Brinkbńumer more... Comment ]


Interview with SaudiáPrince Turki Bin Faisal Al Saud: 'We Try To Learn from Our Mistakes'

Interview with SaudiáPrince Turki Bin Faisal Al Saud: 'We Try To Learn from Our Mistakes'

May 13, 2015, 02:19 PM

In a SPIEGEL interview, Prince Turki bin Faisal Al Saud discusses Saudi Arabia's push for modernity, its role in the Yemeni civil war, anti-Iranian sentiment and the human rights situation in the Gulf's powerful but conservative monarchy. Interview Conducted By Bernhard Zand more... Comment ]

SPIEGEL Migration Debate: 'One of the Most Serious Dramas of Our Times'

SPIEGEL Migration Debate: 'One of the Most Serious Dramas of Our Times'

May 12, 2015, 06:48 PM

Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann and human rights activist Elias Bierdel recently met with SPIEGEL editors to debate German and EU migration policies in light of the recentámass deaths in the Mediterranean Sea. Interview Conducted By Maximilian Popp and J÷rg Schindler more... Comment ]

Risky Deterrence: Europe Prepares Plan To Fight Human-Traffickers

Risky Deterrence: Europe Prepares Plan To Fight Human-Traffickers

May 12, 2015, 06:43 PM

As the refugee crisis continues to unfold, the EUámay seek a UN mandate authorizing the use of military force against migrants seeking to illegally enter Europe via the Mediterranean. But skepticism of the plans in Brussels is widespread. By Horand Knaup, Christoph Schult, Gordon Repinski and Ann-Katrin MŘller more... Comment ]

Former German NFL Player: 'American Football Is Like a Nuclear Explosion'

Former German NFL Player: 'American Football Is Like a Nuclear Explosion'

May 11, 2015, 05:18 PM

Patrick Venzke was the first German national in the NFL, but he says he paid a high price both physically and psychologically. His case raises questions not only about the neurological problems linked with American football but also about a culture he describes as Darwinism run riot. Interview Conducted By Maik Gro▀ekath÷fer and Sara Peschke more... Comment ]

Syria'sáMercenaries: The Afghans Fighting Assad's War

Syria'sáMercenaries: The Afghans Fighting Assad's War

May 11, 2015, 12:32 PM

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 being held in Aleppo as a prisoner-of-war. By Christoph Reuter more... Comment ]

Clear-Cutting Romania: Logging Threatens One of Europe's Last Virgin Forests

Clear-Cutting Romania: Logging Threatens One of Europe's Last Virgin Forests

May 08, 2015, 06:02 PM

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. By Nils Klawitter more... Comment ]

Skeletons of the Past: Helping Europe's War Dead Find a Final Resting Place

Skeletons of the Past: Helping Europe's War Dead Find a Final Resting Place

May 07, 2015, 08:02 PM

With excavations of Europe's killing fields still unearthing the mortal remains of thousands of fallen soldiers, World War II still isn't over for the people who find them, identify them and give them a proper burial. By Alexander Smoltczyk more... Comment ]

Germany's Dilemma: Critics Want Tougher Berlin Stance Against Israel

Germany's Dilemma: Critics Want Tougher Berlin Stance Against Israel

May 06, 2015, 07:42 PM

Relations between Germany and Israel are at a crossroads. Is it possible for the German government to continue to steadfastly support the country even as Jerusalem continues to refuse to allow the Palestinians to establish their own state? By Nicola AbÚ, Christiane Hoffmann, Horand Knaup, RenÚ Pfister and Christoph Schult more... Comment ]

World War II: Leipzig

World War II: Leipzig

May 06, 2015, 04:57 PM

World War II: Front Lines

World War II: Front Lines

May 06, 2015, 04:57 PM

World War II: Pilsen

World War II: Pilsen

May 06, 2015, 04:57 PM

World War II: Nuremberg

World War II: Nuremberg

May 06, 2015, 04:57 PM

World War II: Plauen

World War II: Plauen

May 06, 2015, 04:57 PM

World War II: Amsterdam

World War II: Amsterdam

May 06, 2015, 04:57 PM

The Day of the Century: How Germans Experienced End of WWII

The Day of the Century: How Germans Experienced End of WWII

May 06, 2015, 04:57 PM

In a multimedia special with historic videos, photos and interviews with witnesses, SPIEGEL ONLINE documents the end of World War II on May 8, 1945, showing the suffering and upheaval experienced across Europe and Germany. more...

World War II: Cologne

World War II: Cologne

May 06, 2015, 04:49 PM

Blood Feud: Behind the Scenes of Volkswagen's Dynastic Battle

Blood Feud: Behind the Scenes of Volkswagen's Dynastic Battle

May 06, 2015, 01:46 PM

Six words recently inflamed a decades-long battle between the two families behind Volkswagen and Porsche. It underscored how dangerous the dynasty has become for Germany's largest carmaker and how the company threatens to grow out of touch. By Dietmar Hawranek and Dirk Kurbjuweit more...