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Rule of Law: Merkel Risks Deepening EU Rifts

Violations of EU agreements have become more the rule than the exception and now, German Chancellor Angela Merkel would like to put a stop to the practice. But the move seems predestined t...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:18:32
Countering the Populists: Merkel Moves Left to Disarm the Right
Countering the Populists: Merkel Moves Left to Disarm the Right

Countering the Populists: Merkel Moves Left to Disarm the Right

Angela Merkel's response to the rise of the far-right AfD is to shift her party further to the left and position herself as the social conscience of the new coalition. But within her party...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:04:26
Playing with Fire: Trump Risks New Conflagration in Middle East
Playing with Fire: Trump Risks New Conflagration in Middle East

Playing with Fire: Trump Risks New Conflagration in Middle East

U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear last week that he is close to withdrawing from the Iran accord unless Iran agrees to make changes. His chances for success are slim - and his blus...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:42:00

Shadow Brexit Minister Starmer: 'Theresa May Engages in Doublespeak on Brexit'

On the issue of Brexit, the Labour Party finds itself in an advantageous position as Prime Minister Theresa May's government struggles to find unity. In an interview, Keir Starmer, Brexit ...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:58:00
The Ocampo Affair: Current ICC Chief Prosecutor Weighed Down by Predecessor
The Ocampo Affair: Current ICC Chief Prosecutor Weighed Down by Predecessor

The Ocampo Affair: Current ICC Chief Prosecutor Weighed Down by Predecessor

Current ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda insisted recently that she has had no recent interaction with her predecessor Luis Ocampo, who finds himself mired in scandal. But documents see...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:17:36
Interview with Emmanuel Macron: 'We Need to Develop Political Heroism'
Interview with Emmanuel Macron: 'We Need to Develop Political Heroism'

Interview with Emmanuel Macron: 'We Need to Develop Political Heroism'

In a DER SPIEGEL interview, French President Emmanuel Macron talks about his first months in office, elaborates on his plans for Europe and discusses his developing relationship with Germa...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:13:00
One Year After Hurricane Matthew: 'We Weren't Really Prepared'
One Year After Hurricane Matthew: 'We Weren't Really Prepared'

One Year After Hurricane Matthew: 'We Weren't Really Prepared'

One year ago, Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti killing hundreds of people and destroying countless buildings. The country's already fragile health care system collapsed. Medical profes...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:00:00
Austrian Gambler: The Meteoric Rise of Sebastian Kurz
Austrian Gambler: The Meteoric Rise of Sebastian Kurz

Austrian Gambler: The Meteoric Rise of Sebastian Kurz

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz could become his country's next chancellor on Sunday. The politician is conservative and vain, but also adroit. What would the 31-year-old's electi...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:41:23

Seven Months with Martin Schulz: The Anatomy of a Failed Campaign

When he first announced his candidacy, ex-European Parliament President Martin Schulz rocketed upward in the opinion polls. But his slide was just as dramatic. DER SPIEGEL was with him thr...
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:08:49
Interview with Novelist Mohammed Hasan Alwan: Saudi Arabia 'Might Become a Totally Different Country'
Interview with Novelist Mohammed Hasan Alwan: Saudi Arabia 'Might Become a Totally Different Country'

Interview with Novelist Mohammed Hasan Alwan: Saudi Arabia 'Might Become a Totally Different Country'

Mohammed Hasan Alwan, the winner of the 2017 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, tells DER SPIEGEL about his new novel about Sufi saint Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi and whether his homeland is...
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:51:00
Exploring the 'Bullshit Castle': Airbus Corruption Scandal May Lead Straight to the Top
Exploring the 'Bullshit Castle': Airbus Corruption Scandal May Lead Straight to the Top

Exploring the 'Bullshit Castle': Airbus Corruption Scandal May Lead Straight to the Top

A potentially vast corruption scandal threatens to overrun Airbus, with a Paris-based sales group suspected of having paid bribes around the world. German CEO Tom Enders is leading the cle...
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:47:46
Wanting to 'Make Some More Millions': Ocampo's Offshore Companies
Wanting to 'Make Some More Millions': Ocampo's Offshore Companies

Wanting to 'Make Some More Millions': Ocampo's Offshore Companies

Former International Criminal Court chief Luis Moreno Ocampo owned offshore companies in Caribbean tax havens. What was their purpose?...
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:51:43
The Ocampo Affair: A Former ICC Chief's Dubious Links
The Ocampo Affair: A Former ICC Chief's Dubious Links

The Ocampo Affair: A Former ICC Chief's Dubious Links

Luis Moreno Ocampo hunted the world's worst war criminals and brought them to trial at the International Criminal Court. But internal documents show that he allowed himself to be exploited...
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:51:00

Greener Living: Vote for Your Favorite Urban Oases

How do we want to live in the future? The Social Design Award has selected a shortlist of urban development projects focusing on plants in the city. Now it's your turn to decide which fina...
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 13:08:00
A Nation in Denial: When Is the Right Time to Discuss Gun Control?
A Nation in Denial: When Is the Right Time to Discuss Gun Control?

A Nation in Denial: When Is the Right Time to Discuss Gun Control?

On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump once again echoed an NRA talking point, saying that now wasn't the appropriate time to discuss gun control. If America doesn't face up to some inc...
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 10:18:09
Never Fear!: Merkel Should Follow Macron's Lead on Europe
Never Fear!: Merkel Should Follow Macron's Lead on Europe

Never Fear!: Merkel Should Follow Macron's Lead on Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron is challenging the populists with a bold vision for the future of Europe. Germany should follow his example....
Mon, 02 Oct 2017 21:05:01
Merkel's Challenge: Can Germany Make an Unwieldy Coalition Work?
Merkel's Challenge: Can Germany Make an Unwieldy Coalition Work?

Merkel's Challenge: Can Germany Make an Unwieldy Coalition Work?

With the Social Democrats uninterested in governing with Angela Merkel again, the chancellor is faced with the prospect of assembling a coalition involving four different political parties...
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 18:12:00

Wives of IS Fighters: A German Love Story Goes Awry in the 'Caliphate'

A student from Germany followed her husband to Syria to join Islamic State. Now the 29 year old is stuck in an Iraqi army camp for prisoners of war with her three children as she awaits he...
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 17:34:00
'Neither a Plan A or a Plan B': What Strategy is London Pursuing with Brexit Talks?
'Neither a Plan A or a Plan B': What Strategy is London Pursuing with Brexit Talks?

'Neither a Plan A or a Plan B': What Strategy is London Pursuing with Brexit Talks?

For weeks, the Brits and the Europeans have been talking at cross purposes in the Brexit negotiations. Prime Minister Theresa May gave a major speech in Florence last week, but the mistrus...
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 17:08:35
Unwanted Colleagues: Other Parties Mull Best Way To Deal with AfD
Unwanted Colleagues: Other Parties Mull Best Way To Deal with AfD

Unwanted Colleagues: Other Parties Mull Best Way To Deal with AfD

The populist Alternative for Germany will soon be entering the country's parliament. It's a breakthrough for the far-right and the end of an era. The question now is whether lawmakers shou...
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 18:30:00
 
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