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Visual Story: How Partisanship Hampered Obama's Presidency

Visual Story: How Partisanship Hampered Obama's Presidency

July 20, 2016, 04:36 PM

Barack Obama had hoped to bring a message of hope during his two terms as president of the United States. In many respects he succeeded, but he was often hampered by the Republican Party. A SPIEGEL Visual Story. By Roman Höfner and Michael Meissner (Illustrations) more... Video | Comment ]


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...


Public Enemy No. 1: A Visit with Fethullah Gülen, Erdogan's Chief Adversary

Public Enemy No. 1: A Visit with Fethullah Gülen, Erdogan's Chief Adversary

July 18, 2016, 05:32 PM

In a meeting at his compound in Pennsylvania, Turkish cleric Fethullah Gülen defends himself against claims made by Turkey's president that he was behind this weekend's failed coup. He alleges that power has poisoned Erdogan. By Veit Medick and Roland Nelles more... Comment ]

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 ]

A New Beginning: Theresa May's Opportunity to Reinvent Britain

A New Beginning: Theresa May's Opportunity to Reinvent Britain

July 15, 2016, 06:03 PM

Britain's new prime minister, Theresa May, faces a difficult task. She must reconcile the country and improve the lives of those who feel left behind. A SPIEGEL Editorial by Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]

Diesel Emissions: EU Commission Has Known for Years about Manipluation

Diesel Emissions: EU Commission Has Known for Years about Manipluation

July 15, 2016, 05:57 PM

The European Commission insists that it knew nothing about diesel emissions manipulations perpetrated by Volkswagen and other automobile manufacturers. Documents obtained by SPIEGEL ONLINE show otherwise. By Markus Becker in Brussels 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...

The Story of Ahmed and Alin: Syrian Orphans Trapped in Turkey

The Story of Ahmed and Alin: Syrian Orphans Trapped in Turkey

July 14, 2016, 06:11 PM

Ahmed and Alin were 10 and 11 years old when their parents died in Aleppo. They fled to Turkey and now work there as child laborers -- collecting scrap and working in a sweat shop. They dream of escape, but don't know how. By Claas Relotius more... Comment ]

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 ]