- August 16, 2019
In Hong Kong, protesters are courageously fighting for democracy, rule of law and human rights -- values that the West used to promote. But not anymore, showing just how dramatically the world order has changed. more...
- February 18, 2019
Members of the Trump administration have been providing support to a political sect that aims to topple the Iranian regime in Tehran. Around 2,000 of its members live in a camp in Albania. Former members say it subjected followers to psychological terror. more... [ Comment ]
- October 02, 2018
Partner von homosexuellen Diplomaten bekommen in den USA seit 2009 ein Visum ausgestellt - egal ob sie verheiratet sind oder nicht. Das soll sich nun ändern. mehr...
- May 03, 2018
A Hungarian newspaper with close ties to the government has published a black list of foreign correspondents. One of those on the list is SPIEGEL ONLINE reporter Keno Verseck. It's just one more example of the country's slide into authoritarianism. more... [ Comment ]
- November 24, 2017
As winter arrives, the situation on the Greek island of Lesbos is unsustainable. Conditions at the refugee camps are horrific and island residents are tired of being left in the lurch by Athens and the EU. A visit to ground zero of European ignominy. more... [ Comment ]
- June 14, 2017
Hungerlöhne, kaum Schutzmaßnahmen, schlechte Arbeitsbedingungen auf den WM-Baustellen in Russland: Human Rights Watch übt in einem Report Kritik an der Fifa. Der Fußballweltverband sieht die Debatte ganz anders. mehr...
- May 19, 2017
The ongoing civil war in Yemen has already cost 10,000 lives and there are no indications that peace will take hold any time soon. SPIEGEL spoke with the foreign minister of the self-proclaimed Houthi government about why the violence continues unabated. more... [ Comment ]
- May 17, 2017
As oil riches have declined in Saudi Arabia, the crisis has forced change in the country. Women are joining the workforce and music is even being permitted on the streets. Can the world's most conservative nation reinvent itself? more... [ Comment ]
- September 22, 2016
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. more... [ Comment ]
- July 06, 2016
In the 1960s, Gloria Steinem became the icon of the women's movement and she hasn't slowed down since. Now, the US may elect a female president for the first time in its history. Has feminism finally reached its goal? more... [ Comment ]