Trump in Brussels: 'The Germans Are Bad, Very Bad'

Trump in Brussels 'The Germans Are Bad, Very Bad'

At a meeting with European Union leaders on Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump was sharply critical of Germany. DER SPIEGEL spoke with meeting participants. By Peter Müller in Brussels more... Comment ]

Malta Leaks Playing the Shell Game in the Mediterranean

Malta poses as a model member of the European Union, but it makes its living off of large European companies seeking to avoid higher tax rates back home. DER SPIEGEL went to the island nation to investigate, and found a lot of empty offices and empty words. more... Comment ]


Deterrence or Détente: How Can NATO Best Address the Russian Threat?

Deterrence or Détente How Can NATO Best Address the Russian Threat?

With fears growing over potential Russian aggression in Europe, NATO is once again promoting a strategy of deterrence. But is higher military spending in response to the world's crises the right answer? By Konstantin von Hammerstein more... Comment ]

Dodgy Gaming Business: Malta Plays Fast and Loose with Online Gambling Firms

Dodgy Gaming Business Malta Plays Fast and Loose with Online Gambling Firms

When it comes to online gaming, Malta is a true paradise. The country's supervisory controls are loose and officials often look the other way, opening the door for possible money laundering and tax evasion, a whistleblower claims. By Christoph Pauly more...


Trump's White House A Vortex of Scandal, Chaos and Absurdity

The White House is becoming more chaotic by the day. Now, a special counsel has been brought in to investigate possible connections between President Donald Trump's team and Russia. But the most important question is now whether Trump is mentally stable enough to be president. By Mathieu von Rohr more... Comment ]

A Danger to the World: It's Time to Get Rid of Donald Trump

A Danger to the World It's Time to Get Rid of Donald Trump

Donald Trump has transformed the United States into a laughing stock and he is a danger to the world. He must be removed from the White House before things get even worse. A DER SPIEGEL Editorial by Klaus Brinkbäumer more... Comment ]


Interview with Julian Assange: 'WikiLeaks Will Always Be the Bad Boy'

Interview with Julian Assange 'WikiLeaks Will Always Be the Bad Boy'

Has WikiLeaks become a tool of Russian propaganda? Platform founder Julian Assange, 45, responds to the accusations, addresses the effects of hackers on Western elections and talks about the "WannaCry" attack. Interview Conducted by Michael Sontheimer and Jörg Schindler  in London more... Comment ]

Desperate in Athens: Unaccompanied Migrant Boys in Greece Turn to Prostitution

Desperate in Athens Unaccompanied Migrant Boys in Greece Turn to Prostitution

In Greece, refugees face dire living conditions, limited housing and catastrophically long wait times for their claims. On a square in Athens, unaccompanied boys from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Syria are increasingly pursuing a last-ditch option for survival: prostitution. By Giorgos Christides more... Comment ]