Islamic State: Germany Struggles to Deal with Returning Fighters

Islamic State: Germany Struggles to Deal with Returning Fighters

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 17, 2014

Hundreds of radical Islamists from Germany have headed to Syria and Iraq to fight for Islamic State. Many have since returned home. Now the country's court system is gearing up for the coming legal battles -- and facing myriad challenges. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Suras and Tolerance: Meet Europe's Gay Imam

Suras and Tolerance: Meet Europe's Gay Imam

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 13, 2014

A homosexual French Muslim imam is spreading a message of religion and tolerance in Europe. In addition to opening a gay-friendly mosque in Paris, he also recently married a lesbian couple in Sweden. By Takis Würger more... Comment ]

From Prison to Jihad: Islamists Seek Supporters among German Inmates

From Prison to Jihad: Islamists Seek Supporters among German Inmates

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 02, 2014

Radical Islamists have found a new place for recruiting fresh followers: German prisons. In some jails, Muslim chaplains are successfully promoting a more moderate approach to the faith, but many more of them are needed. By Lisa Schnell more... Comment ]

Wulff-Buch schildert Unions-Innenleben: "Politik ist ein brutales Geschäft"

Wulff-Buch schildert Unions-Innenleben: "Politik ist ein brutales Geschäft"

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 11, 2014

Exbundespräsident Christian Wulff und die CDU/CSU: In seinem Buch "Ganz oben Ganz unten" werden auch einige pikante Details aus dem Innenleben der Unionsparteien geschildert. Von Severin Weiland mehr... Forum ]

Wulff-Buch im Check: "Es war schamlos und entwürdigend"

Wulff-Buch im Check: "Es war schamlos und entwürdigend"

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 10, 2014

Exbundespräsident Christian Wulff hat sein Buch präsentiert. In "Ganz oben Ganz unten" rechnet er scharf mit den Medien und der Justiz ab, benennt aber auch eigene Fehler. Ein Überblick über zentrale Passagen und interessante Details. Von Roland Nelles, Veit Medick, Severin Weiland und Philipp Wittrock mehr... Forum ]

Buch des Ex-Bundespräsidenten: Herr Wulff beginnt sein neues Leben

Buch des Ex-Bundespräsidenten: Herr Wulff beginnt sein neues Leben

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 09, 2014

Es soll eine Abrechnung werden, aber auch eine Selbstkritik: Christian Wulff ist unter die Autoren gegangen. In "Ganz oben, Ganz unten" will er seine Sicht des Debakels in Schloss Bellevue darlegen. Der Verlag gibt sich vorab geheimnisvoll. Von Severin Weiland mehr... Forum ]

Literary Sensation: The Rise of a Danish Immigrant Poet

Literary Sensation: The Rise of a Danish Immigrant Poet

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 14, 2014

Since his rise to fame, Islamists have threatened to kill 18-year-old Danish poet Yahya Hassan. They are angered by the portrayals in his writing of his immigrant family background, which he describes as backwards, hypocritical and blinded by religion. By Tobias Rapp more... Comment ]

Paris Investigation: Tensions Grow over Murder of Kurdish Activists

Paris Investigation: Tensions Grow over Murder of Kurdish Activists

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 12, 2014

Did Turkey's secret service order the killing of three Kurdistan Worker's Party activists in Paris last year? Suspicion is growing that it did, and Germany's domestic intelligence agency has curtailed its cooperation with the Turks as a result. By Jörg Diehl, Özlem Gezer and Fidelius Schmid more... Comment ]

A Brother's Vengeance: The Preacher Who Could Topple Erdogan

A Brother's Vengeance: The Preacher Who Could Topple Erdogan

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 09, 2014

The greatest threat yet to Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan comes from a former ally. Muslim preacher Fethullah Gülen and his influential followers seem determined to accomplish what the recent protest movement could not: overthrowing the current regime. By Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]

Taliban Revenge: The Plight of Germany's Afghan Staff

Taliban Revenge: The Plight of Germany's Afghan Staff

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 18, 2013

Berlin is under pressure following the murder of a former Afghan interpreter who worked for the German army. The Taliban had threatened him for working with foreign troops. But only a small number of Afghan staff are getting German residence permits. By Nicola Abé, Matthias Gebauer and Anders Somme Hammer more... Comment ]