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All Our Globe Quizzes: Troves and Troves of Data

September 21, 2017, 05:44 PM

Did you enjoy taking a BeyondTomorrow quiz but are still hungry for more? Check out our links page to all the globe quizes we have posted so far. more...


March of the Trolls: Right-Wing Activists Take Aim at German Election

March of the Trolls: Right-Wing Activists Take Aim at German Election

September 13, 2017, 03:37 PM

Ahead of Germany's general election, an international alliance of extremist online activists is busy inciting on the internet. They're spreading hate, fake news and Kremlin propaganda in an effort to help the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany. By Konstantin von Hammerstein, Roman Höfner and Marcel Rosenbach more...

The Victory of Rage: AfD Sets its Sights on German Parliament

The Victory of Rage: AfD Sets its Sights on German Parliament

September 13, 2017, 03:24 PM

Even as Chancellor Angela Merkel seems set to win her fourth term, the German campaign has been characterized in some towns by rage and hatred. The right-wing populist AfD is also expecting Election Day success, and it will change German political debate. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


Open Borders: Uganda Is the Most Refugee-Friendly Country in the World

Open Borders: Uganda Is the Most Refugee-Friendly Country in the World

September 13, 2017, 01:28 PM

Upon arrival in Uganda, refugees receive a work permit, 900 square meters of land and permission to remain forever. How is the small country in the middle of Africa able to do it? By Christoph Titz and Maria Feck (Photos) in Arua, Uganda more... Comment ]

Interview with Edward Snowden: 'There Is Still Hope - Even for Me'

Interview with Edward Snowden: 'There Is Still Hope - Even for Me'

September 12, 2017, 12:03 PM

In an interview, whistleblower Edward Snowden discusses his life in Russia, the power of the intelligence apparatuses and how he will continue his battle against all-encompassing surveillance by governments. Interview Conducted by Martin Knobbe and Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]


A Shrinking Giant: EU Worries Grow over U.S. Economic Chaos

A Shrinking Giant: EU Worries Grow over U.S. Economic Chaos

September 11, 2017, 03:27 PM

Under Donald Trump's leadership, the U.S. is in the process of forfeiting its position of economic supremacy. An internal EU document shows that the Europeans are worried. By Christian Reiermann more... Comment ]

Iranian Vice President Salehi on Nuclear Deal: 'Our Partners Have More To Lose Than We Do'

Iranian Vice President Salehi on Nuclear Deal: 'Our Partners Have More To Lose Than We Do'

September 08, 2017, 06:27 PM

Iranian Vice President Ali Akbar Salehi says his country wants to continue adhering to its nuclear treaty, even if the United States withdraws. In an interview, he warns that if the accord falls through, it could lead to a nuclear arms race. Interview Conducted By Susanne Koelbl more... Comment ]


Is Moscow Planning Something? Germany Prepares for Possible Russian Election Meddling

Is Moscow Planning Something? Germany Prepares for Possible Russian Election Meddling

September 07, 2017, 03:07 PM

Two years ago, Russian hackers conducted a cyberattack against the German parliament. Will the data they stole make a sudden appearance before the election? Officials are doubtful, but there may be an even greater threat. By Fabian Reinbold more... Comment ]

Where Dreams Come to Die: Migrant Path in Europe Ends at Brenner Pass

Where Dreams Come to Die: Migrant Path in Europe Ends at Brenner Pass

September 07, 2017, 02:29 PM

Migrants who make it across the Mediterranean to Italy dream of continuing on to northern Europe. Most, though, are unable to make it past the Brenner Pass. A visit to Europe's waiting room. By Fiona Ehlers more... Comment ]


Stemming the Flow: Why Europe's Migrant Strategy Is an Illusion

Stemming the Flow: Why Europe's Migrant Strategy Is an Illusion

September 06, 2017, 02:59 PM

Europe hopes that the fates of African migrants will soon be decided at facilities in Chad or Niger. It is a wonderful idea, but also a misleading illusion. In truth, Europe's primary focus is on shutting down the Mediterranean route. By Mirco Keilberth, Peter Müller and Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]

An Agent from Ankara: Did Turkey Plan To Kill Kurdish Official in Germany?

An Agent from Ankara: Did Turkey Plan To Kill Kurdish Official in Germany?

September 06, 2017, 12:24 PM

An espionage trial in Hamburg is raising questions about the Turkish government's intelligence activities in Germany. It has shed light on a murky world in which Ankara may even be trying to eliminate its political opponents. By Martin Knobbe more... Comment ]