Never Again? The Halle Attack and Everyday Anti-Semitism in Germany

Never Again? The Halle Attack and Everyday Anti-Semitism in Germany

Jews in Germany are taunted and harassed every day, often -- but by no means exclusively -- by the far right. This daily discrimination also sets the stage for violence against Jewish people. By Annette Großbongardt, Tobias Rapp and Antonia Schaefer more...

Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov on Being a Political Prisoner in Russia  : 'They Try to Get Under Your Skin'

Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov on Being a Political Prisoner in Russia   'They Try to Get Under Your Skin'

Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov spent five years as a political prisoner in Russia. In an interview, he speaks with DER SPIEGEL about the interrogation techniques used by the Russian secret service and the glass jar that gave him hope. Interview Conducted by Christian Esch more...


Climate Change Ground Zero: Melting Permafrost Imperils Arctic Residents

Climate Change Ground Zero Melting Permafrost Imperils Arctic Residents

The Arctic is warming faster than any other region on the planet, and dangers lurk in its frozen soil. Nowhere are the effects of global warming more evident than in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. By Raphael Thelen more...

Far-Right Terrorism Deadly Attack Exposes Lapses in German Security Apparatus

The 27-year-old German man who went on a shooting spree during the Yom Kippur holiday was out to kill Jews. He apparently self-radicalized in the darkest corners of the internet, beyond the reach of police or intelligence officials, who are woefully unprepared for this new breed of terrorism. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more...


Opinion: This Isn't a Drill, It's the Catastrophe

Opinion This Isn't a Drill, It's the Catastrophe

Germany is a country where hatred for those who are perceived to be different slides effortlessly from a tick on the election ballot to genocide. It's not enough to install a few security cameras -- it's time for an antifascist consensus. A Commentary By Max Czollek more... Video | Comment ]

Predictable Chaos: Europe Braces for the Effects of Brexit

Predictable Chaos Europe Braces for the Effects of Brexit

Hopes for a last minute deal between Britain and the EU are fading and both sides are now preparing for the consequences of an unregulated Brexit, including higher customs duties, long delays and greater uncertainties. There will be plenty of losers, but also some beneficiaries. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more...