War on Doctors: The Deadly Business of War-Zone Medical Care

War on Doctors The Deadly Business of War-Zone Medical Care

With governments bombing hospitals and militias attacking medical staff, the work of Doctors without Borders is in jeopardy. Rules to protect aid workers in war zones are increasingly being ignored. By Katrin Kuntz more... Comment ]

Five Minutes to Trump: Lies and Lapses on the US Campaign Trail

Five Minutes to Trump Lies and Lapses on the US Campaign Trail

Donald Trump is a proven liar. But Hillary Clinton is a flawed candidate as well. With eight weeks to go until Americans go to the polls, the prospect of a notorious charlatan moving into the White House is looking more realistic than ever. By Klaus Brinkbäumer, Veit Medick, Gordon Repinski and Holger Stark more... Comment ]


Never Ending War: Why The Cease-Fire in Syria Won't Help

Never Ending War Why The Cease-Fire in Syria Won't Help

The cease-fire agreed to by Russia and the United States in Syria means that Aleppo and other devastated cities have been given a chance to breathe. But the temporary calm is unlikely to bring us any closer to the end of the war. By Christoph Reuter more... Comment ]

Uprising in Kashmir: 'If We Protest, the Soldiers Will Shoot at Us'

Uprising in Kashmir 'If We Protest, the Soldiers Will Shoot at Us'

The killing by Indian security forces of a 15-year-old boy in Kashmir has become a rallying point for human rights groups over India's controversial use of pellet guns. The recent death is only the latest in a long-brewing independence battle in the contested region. By Fahad Shah more... Comment ]


The Maritime Silk Road: China's High Seas Ambitions

The Maritime Silk Road China's High Seas Ambitions

With its Maritime Silk Road, China is tapping the world's oceans for its own strategic purposes. It's a bold plan that is causing unease in India and the United States -- and also has implications for Europe. By Bernhard Zand more... Comment ]

Child Soldiers in Mali: A Skinny Boy with a Kalashnikov

Child Soldiers in Mali A Skinny Boy with a Kalashnikov

The war robbed him of a homeland but in the refugee camp there was no future. That's why Abdallah and his friends returned -- to fight as child soldiers against Mali's hated government. By Christoph Titz  in Mbera, Mauritania more... Comment ]


China Heads West: Beijing's New Silk Road to Europe

China Heads West Beijing's New Silk Road to Europe

China is building new roads, railroads and pipelines from Central Asia to Europe in an effort to build new connections to the rest of the world. The results may be good for the Chinese -- but less so for the other countries involved. By Erich Follath more... Comment ]

US Trade Representative on TTIP: 'We Can Still Achieve Our Objective'

US Trade Representative on TTIP 'We Can Still Achieve Our Objective'

German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel recently claimed negotiations over the planned trans-Atlantic free trade agreement had fallen apart. US Trade Representative Michael Froman says that's incorrect and argues now is the time for unity. Interview Conducted By Veit Medick in Washington more... Video | Comment ]


Syria à la Carte: Turkish Invasion Highlights Rapidly Shifting Alliances

Syria à la Carte Turkish Invasion Highlights Rapidly Shifting Alliances

The Turkish advance into northern Syria marks a turning point in the Syrian conflict. Its nominal target was Islamic State, but with large powers reconsidering their alliances in the region, the Kurds stand to lose the most. By Maximilian Popp and Christoph Reuter more... Comment ]

Republicans Against Trump: Bush Advisor Wolfowitz Says He'll Likely Vote for Clinton

Republicans Against Trump Bush Advisor Wolfowitz Says He'll Likely Vote for Clinton

In an interview, Paul Wolfowitz, 72, an advisor to former President Bush, discusses the dangers of a Donald Trump presidency, why he will likely vote for the Democrat's candidate this year and mistakes made during the Iraq war. Interview Conducted By Gordon Repinski more... Comment ]