Interview with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg: The U.S. and President Trump 'Are 100 Percent Behind' Us

Interview with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg The U.S. and President Trump 'Are 100 Percent Behind' Us

In an interview, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discusses recent tensions between the Trump administration and its European partners in the alliance, Germany's military spending and what China's growing military power means for the trans-Atlantic community. Interview Conducted By Peter Müller and Christoph Schult more... Comment ]

From the Web to Real Life: The Growing Threat of Online-Bred Right-Wing Extremism

From the Web to Real Life The Growing Threat of Online-Bred Right-Wing Extremism

The gunman who killed 50 people in Christchurch, New Zealand is being celebrated by right-wing extremists around the world, including in Germany. It is a sign of how the internet has forged a new kind of terrorist threat, and an increasingly emboldened network of radicals. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more...


The Caliphate's Kids: Sick Children Bear the Brunt of Post-IS Chaos

The Caliphate's Kids Sick Children Bear the Brunt of Post-IS Chaos

The last pocket of Islamic State may have been dislodged over the weekend, but the extremist group has left behind hundreds of children. They are the group's weakest and most innocent victims -- and in urgent need of medical care. By Christoph Reuter more...

Women's Rights: Trial Casts Light on Hardline Approach in Saudi Arabia

Women's Rights Trial Casts Light on Hardline Approach in Saudi Arabia

Three Saudi women are currently on trial in Riyadh, charged with espionage and conspiracy. The truth is that the women merely advocated for women's rights. They have reportedly been tortured in a case that has cast light on the kingdom's new hardline approach. By Susanne Koelbl more... Comment ]


Brexit Chaos: Theresa May's Days Are Numbered. Now What?

Brexit Chaos Theresa May's Days Are Numbered. Now What?

Even if British Prime Minister Theresa May's last attempt to get her much-maligned withdrawal agreement through parliament succeeds, she is unlikely to keep her job. But whoever comes next probably won't manage to defuse the crisis. By Jörg Schindler more...

An Epidemic and a War: Doctors Face Two Enemies in Fight Against Ebola

An Epidemic and a War Doctors Face Two Enemies in Fight Against Ebola

The second-largest outbreak of Ebola in history is ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo. But as humanitarian organizations and the Congolese government struggle to fight the virus, they find themselves thwarted by the very people they are trying to help. By Fritz Schaap and Sergio Ramazzotti (Photos) more... Comment ]


House of Hope: Battling the Devastation of America's Opioid Crisis

House of Hope Battling the Devastation of America's Opioid Crisis

The U.S. has failed to get it's burgeoning opioid crisis under control, with the number of newborns suffering from withdrawal having multiplied fivefold in the last decade. One family in New Hampshire is doing what it can to help. By Katrin Kuntz  and Sara Lewkowicz (Photos) more... Comment ]

A German Prisoner's Account: Forced Labor and Torture in a Chinese Jail

A German Prisoner's Account Forced Labor and Torture in a Chinese Jail

Robert Rother spent almost eight years in a Chinese prison after being convicted of financial fraud. Now that he's out, he told DER SPIEGEL about the forced labor and torture he witnessed while behind bars. By Jürgen Dahlkamp, Gunther Latsch and Jörg Schmitt more... Comment ]


Ivan Rogers on Brexit: "What Surprises Me Is the Extent of the Mess"

Ivan Rogers on Brexit "What Surprises Me Is the Extent of the Mess"

As the UK ambassador to the European Union, Ivan Rogers had a front-row seat as Brexit negotiations got underway. In an interview, he speaks with DER SPIEGEL about the mistakes made in London and the huge challenges that remain. Interview Conducted by Jörg Schindler more... Comment ]

Football Leaks: Man City Accused of Using Shadow Firms to Flout Rules

Football Leaks Man City Accused of Using Shadow Firms to Flout Rules

Football Leaks documents outline how Manchester City's owners may have used a surreptitious company in the Cayman Islands to conceal a player investment fund. The team has been accused of violating UEFA spending rules. By Rafael Buschmann and Christoph Winterbach more... Comment ]