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Keeping Its Composure: Germany Seeks Calm after French Attack

Keeping Its Composure: Germany Seeks Calm after French Attack

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 12, 2015

The German government is trying to address the French terror attacks with a sense of calm, with no plans for new terror laws. However, fears are growing that the massacre will boost a disturbing anti-Muslim current in the country. more... Comment ]

Je Suis Charlie: Stand Together in the Face of Violence

Je Suis Charlie: Stand Together in the Face of Violence

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 08, 2015

We cannot allow the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris to influence our thinking. Otherwise, freedom has lost. A Commentary by Stefan Kuzmany more...

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 ]