In an interview, German Economy Minister Robert Habeck discusses his country's energy policy, what might happen with the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and Germany's possible response to Russian aggression on the Ukrainian border. A DER SPIEGEL Interview Conducted By Martin Knobbe und Gerald Traufetter
The Ukrainian city of Kharkiv is located close to the Russian border, and it could become a combat zone in the event of an attack. Many residents fled here from the fighting in the separatist areas. Some are packing their bags, but others are waiting to see what happens. By Lina Verschwele in Kharkiv, Ukraine
Southern Madagascar is living through a horrific drought and a worsening famine. Aid organizations are there to help, but how sustainable is such assistance? A handful of projects in the region may point the way to a more sustainable future. By Heiner Hoffmann und Njakaniaina Rajaonisaona (photos)
Uganda's perpetual president, Yoweri Museveni, is grooming his son as his successor. When satirical writer Kakwenza Rukirabashaija went after the scion on Twitter, he was arrested and tortured. His opposition ally Stella Nyanzi spoke with DER SPIEGEL about the situation in her country. Interview Conducted By Susanne Koelbl
The U.S. wants to impose harsh sanctions on Russia invades Ukraine. But the German government is putting on the brakes out of fears over the economic consequences and what punitive measures could mean for energy supplies for a country that gets much of its gas from Moscow.