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IS Flag Found: Teen Dead after Perpetrating German Train Attack

IS Flag Found: Teen Dead after Perpetrating German Train Attack

July 19, 2016, 10:24 AM

In Würzburg, Germany, a perpetrator has been killed after critically wounding passengers on a regional train in an axe and knife attack. Officials found a hand-painted Islamic State flag in the attacker's room. more...


Trump Foreign Policy Advisor: 'Americans Are Fed Up With the Bullshit'

Trump Foreign Policy Advisor: 'Americans Are Fed Up With the Bullshit'

July 15, 2016, 07:02 PM

In an interview with SPIEGEL, Donald Trump advisor Mike Flynn explains why the presumptive Republican Party presidential candidate admires authoritarian leaders and considers the US foreign policy of recent years to be a disaster. more... Comment ]


Interactive Globe: How Dangerous Is the World We Live In?

Interactive Globe: How Dangerous Is the World We Live In?

July 15, 2016, 02:01 PM

War, slavery, crime: In many countries of the world, people are threatened with violence. With our interactive globe, you can find out where the situation is particularly dangerous. more...

Trouble in Paradise: Tourism in the Age of Terrorism

Trouble in Paradise: Tourism in the Age of Terrorism

July 13, 2016, 04:48 PM

Terrorism is making life difficult for many vacation destinations, with European travelers choosing holidays closer to home. The travel industry is fundamentally changing as a result and many once popular places are facing ruin. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Russian Foreign Policy: 'We Are Smarter, Stronger and More Determined'

Russian Foreign Policy: 'We Are Smarter, Stronger and More Determined'

July 13, 2016, 10:58 AM

Relations between Russia and NATO are deteriorating. Kremlin foreign policy advisor Sergey Karaganov speaks with SPIEGEL about the risk of war, NATO's aggressive posturing and the West's inability to understand Russian values. Interview conducted by Christian Neef more... Comment ]

Eastern Flank Security: The Siren Song of NATO's Hawks

Eastern Flank Security: The Siren Song of NATO's Hawks

July 12, 2016, 05:33 PM

NATO political and military leaders are intent on bolstering the alliance's presence in the Baltic states and Poland. But does doing so actually improve European security? There is plenty of room for doubt. An Essay by Klaus Wiegrefe more... Comment ]

The Waiting Game: Playing for Time After Brexit

The Waiting Game: Playing for Time After Brexit

July 08, 2016, 06:49 PM

Two weeks after the EU referendum, Britain's political elite is crumbling and the country still has no plan for Brexit. The next government -- and also the Europeans -- will have to pick up the pieces. By Christoph Scheuermann in London more... Comment ]

Opinion: Don't Forget the Western Balkans

Opinion: Don't Forget the Western Balkans

July 08, 2016, 06:26 PM

Following the Brexit vote, attention in the EU is likely to shift to internal debates on the future of European integration. But it's important that Europe not forget the Western Balkans, for whom the prospect of membership in the bloc is an important motivator for peace. By Sarah Wohlfeld more... Comment ]

Interview with Juncker and Schulz: 'Deadly for Europe'

Interview with Juncker and Schulz: 'Deadly for Europe'

July 08, 2016, 06:23 PM

The presidents of the European Parliament and the European Commission, Martin Schulz, 60, and Jean-Claude Juncker, 61, talk about the consequences of the Brexit vote, the failures of EU leaders and their early morning phone calls. Interview Conducted by Klaus Brinkbäumer, Horand Knaup and Michael Sauga more... Comment ]

Electorate Tremors: The Era of the Angry Voter Is Upon Us

Electorate Tremors: The Era of the Angry Voter Is Upon Us

July 06, 2016, 07:06 PM

Whether they are fans of Donald Trump, supporters of Brexit or Marine Le Pen voters in France, "angry voters" have one thing in common: They've been left in the dust by globalization. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Within Reach: Gloria Steinem's Life-Long Fight for Women's Rights

Within Reach: Gloria Steinem's Life-Long Fight for Women's Rights

July 06, 2016, 07:05 PM

In the 1960s, Gloria Steinem became the icon of the women's movement and she hasn't slowed down since. Now, the US may elect a female president for the first time in its history. Has feminism finally reached its goal? By Samiha Shafy more... Comment ]