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America's Chauvinist-in-Chief: The True Face of Donald Trump

America's Chauvinist-in-Chief: The True Face of Donald Trump

August 18, 2017, 06:07 PM

U.S. President Donald Trump is a racist and a hate preacher. It's time to stop trivializing the immense damage he is causing. A DER SPIEGEL Editorial by Klaus Brinkbäumer more... Comment ]


Persona Non Grata: Would-Be Reformer Saakashvili Cast Out of Ukraine

Persona Non Grata: Would-Be Reformer Saakashvili Cast Out of Ukraine

August 18, 2017, 01:08 PM

Two years ago, Petro Poroshenko hired former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili to promote reforms and tackle corruption. Now, though, the Ukrainian president has thrown Saakashvili out of the country. What went wrong? By Christian Esch more... Comment ]

Hell on Earth: Libyan Camps for Refugees Are Not the Answer

Hell on Earth: Libyan Camps for Refugees Are Not the Answer

August 16, 2017, 05:38 PM

There are many who would like to see migrants sheltered in reception camps in Libya. But a recent report compiled by European Union diplomats who visited the country reveals that the idea is completely unworkable. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


North Korea Crisis: Trump Plays with Fire

North Korea Crisis: Trump Plays with Fire

August 16, 2017, 04:24 PM

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

August 12, 2017, 12:14 AM

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!

August 10, 2017, 12:00 PM

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

August 03, 2017, 06:16 PM

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'

August 01, 2017, 06:18 PM

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

July 28, 2017, 06:32 PM

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

July 28, 2017, 05:12 PM

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 ]