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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:58:58 +0100Under normal circumstances, he would be considered a shining example of integration. But a selfie of Anas Modamani together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been used repeatedly to label the young Syrian refugee as a terrorist. The 19-year-old has had enough and is taking legal action against Facebook.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:40:26 +0100The war in eastern Ukraine has uprooted hundreds of thousands of people, forcing them to flee from the constant shelling. Many of them have since found shelter, but they are yearning to return to their old lives.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:27:00 +0100The hope that Donald Trump might become more presidential as his inauguration approached has proven misguided. The 45th president of the United States has shown that his own public image is his first priority.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:30:04 +0100Mass firings after last summer's failed coup attempt have created widespread anxiety inside the Turkish military. A weakened army and the loss of high-ranking officers is becoming a problem for NATO.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:46:46 +0100Theresa May wanted to show a friendly yet tough face to her country's European allies. But her Brexit speech showed one thing above all: The British prime minister is blind to reality.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:15:00 +0100In order to consolidate his power, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is creating a corrupt oligarchy in Hungary. He's also letting his family and friends in on the lucrative action.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:59:10 +0100In a SPIEGEL interview, conservative intellectual leader and Trump confidant Newt Gingrich discusses the president-elect's future political course, how he is "very cautious" when it comes to nuclear weapons and the threat of trade wars.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:34:00 +0100A special unit of investigators and medical professionals in the U.S. is on the hunt for sports cheats. Internal emails that DER SPIEGEL has examined show how assiduous the inspectors are in their pursuit -- and how frustrating it can be.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:49:00 +0100The mandate of the United Nations is to preserve peace in the world, but when it comes to the Syrian crisis, the global body has failed badly. Will the UN's new secretary-general be able to finally introduce necessary reforms? By SPIEGEL Staff
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:30:47 +0100Six months after the EU referendum, the government in Britain still has no plan for leaving the bloc. What does Brexit really mean?
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:42:42 +0100Martin Selmayr, cabinet chief for EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, wields tremendous power in Brussels. That is not to everyone's liking.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:00:37 +0100The suspect in the December terror attack in Berlin, which killed 12, came from Tunisia. SPIEGEL spoke to the country's prime minister, Youssef Chahed, 41, about terrorism in his country and the problems facing its fragile democracy.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 19:50:00 +0100In the wake of the Berlin terror attack, leading German politicians have begun demanding changes to the country's security architecture. With fall elections approaching, the issue is set to dominate the campaign. But there's also a danger of going too far. By SPIEGEL Staff
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 18:08:16 +0100Few terms are as divisive in today's United States as "political correctness." A concept that was intended to create greater freedom in the country may instead have resulted in the opposite. It also helped strengthen the right wing.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 12:41:00 +0100German authorities identified Anis Amri as a potential terrorist threat months ago. How did they fail to stop him from committing his deadly attack? These government failures are likely to haunt the country for months to come. By SPIEGEL Staff
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:16:00 +0100Doubts are growing inside Angela Merkel's Chancellery that the incoming American president will mature and become a statesman. The chancellor is preparing for frosty trans-Atlantic relations while at the same time trying to pull Europe together. By SPIEGEL Staff
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 20:16:00 +0100Terror attacks bring people together. That, at least, is what used to happen. But the attack in Berlin has followed a different script, with the gap between those content to wait for the facts and those eager to score political points now wider than ever before. A look back at 48 hours that changed the country. By SPIEGEL Staff
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 12:00:00 +0100In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, American anti-doping leader Travis Tygart argues that Russia should be excluded from international competitions until it cleans up its act. He also calls on the International Olympic Committee to take tougher action against countries that dope.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:56:00 +0100Berlin terror suspect Anis Amri has been shot and killed in Milan, Italy's interior minister has confirmed. Police discovered the man during a routine check only hours after he had entered the country.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:20:00 +0100German authorities identified the main suspect in the attack on a Christmas market in Berlin as a potential Islamist threat months ago. His deportation had even been ordered, but then suspended -- despite knowledge by investigators that he may have offered himself as a suicide bomber. By SPIEGEL Staff