In recent years, the Chinese state has allegedly locked away a million Uyghurs in internment camps. The Xinjiang Police Files now attach names and faces to this brutal system, providing an unprecedented look behind the veil of secrecy.
From the tens of thousands of unnecessary deaths, to neglected children and a helpless vaccination campaign, German politicians deserve poor marks in many aspects of the coronavirus pandemic. Experts look back at the worst mistakes made and offer advice for the autumn. By Rafaela von Bredow und Veronika Hackenbroch
Harvard University political scientist Graham Allison argues that Vladimir Putin has no inhibitions and could even resort to the use of a tactical nuclear weapon. He believes we will ultimately have to negotiate with the Russian president in the end, just as we did with Stalin and Mao. Interview Conducted By Bernhard Zand in New York
Accusations of sexual harassment have rocked Germany's leading rabbinical training center. The allegations have shined the spotlight on one of the country's most influential Jewish officials. By Juliane Löffler
In the battle for the Donbas, Russian troops are facing off against some of the most experienced soldiers in the Ukrainian armed forces. A visit with Captain Oleksandr Staryna, who says the Russians have recently lost momentum. By Alexander Sarovic and Emre Caylak (Photos) in Marinka, eastern Ukraine