North Korea Crisis: Trump Plays with Fire

North Korea Crisis Trump Plays with Fire

The conflict with Kim Jong Un raises concern that Washington may be more unpredictable than North Korea. A DER SPIEGEL Editorial by Mathieu von Rohr more... Comment ]

Dueling Hotheads: The War of Words that Could Go Nuclear

Dueling Hotheads The War of Words that Could Go Nuclear

President Trump's "fire and fury" tirade against the regime of Kim Jong Un has escalated tensions with North Korea. A military conflict with the country would have catastrophic results. Is there still a diplomatic way out of this mess? By Veit Medick, Juliane von Mittelstaedt, Christoph Scheuermann, Wieland Wagner and Bernhard Zand more... Comment ]


Trump vs. Reality: In Such Great Shape!

Trump vs. Reality In Such Great Shape!

It's report card time for the Trump presidency. Catch the latest installment of DER SPIEGEL's animated series, "Trump vs. Reality." By Bernhard Riedmann and Benny Omerzell more... Video ]

A River of Ice: Scientists Study Greenland's Role in Sea Level Rises

A River of Ice Scientists Study Greenland's Role in Sea Level Rises

A spectacular research project has commenced in Greenland: Scientists are drilling core samples from a huge ice stream. They want to examine its stability -- and how it could affect global sea Levels. more... Video | Comment ]


Saudi Arabian Comic Writer: 'I Represent the Younger People'

Saudi Arabian Comic Writer 'I Represent the Younger People'

In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, 34-year-old author Fahad Al Saud discusses his new comic, the first in Saudi Arabia to feature a female superhero. Interview Conducted by Susanne Koelbl more...

'Little Russia': Pro-Russian Separatists Harden Split from Ukraine

'Little Russia' Pro-Russian Separatists Harden Split from Ukraine

After nationalizing businesses, pro-Russian separatists have proclaimed their own state in eastern Ukraine, calling it "Little Russia." Tens of thousands of residents in the region are now jobless. By Christian Neef more... Comment ]


'I Just Made It All Up': A Sioux Family Fights Apparent Miscarriage of Justice

'I Just Made It All Up' A Sioux Family Fights Apparent Miscarriage of Justice

Four Sioux from South Dakota have spent the last 23 years in prison, convicted of raping their nieces. Although witness statements were withdrawn, they have never been acquitted. This apparent miscarriage of justice is rooted in a climate of prejudice against Native Americans. By Jasmin Lörchner more... Comment ]

Interview with Michael Bloomberg: 'We Should Help' Donald Trump

Interview with Michael Bloomberg 'We Should Help' Donald Trump

In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg discusses his efforts to combat climate change and his political opponent Donald Trump, who he says should be given a helping hand to prevent a failing presidency. Interview Conducted by Juliane von Mittelstaedt more...


A Seed Sown By the West: Afghanistan's Young Liberal Elites Challenge the Taliban

A Seed Sown By the West Afghanistan's Young Liberal Elites Challenge the Taliban

A young, liberal elite has emerged in Kabul, including many women. It is taking a stand against the Taliban's atrocities in the form of political and artistic initiatives and wants to put an end to Afghanistan's culture of violence. By Susanne Koelbl in Kabul more... Comment ]