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  • Election Aftermath: A New Germany

    Mon, 25 September 2017 00:10

    The Alternative for Germany's entry into the German parliament is not normal -- it's an attack on our liberal democracy, one that all the other parties must fight. That's just one reason that going into opposition is the right decision by the Social Democrats.

  • The AfD in the Bundestag: A Populist Upheaval on the Right

    Mon, 25 September 2017 00:02

    The right-wing Alternative for Germany party is celebrating its first-ever seats in the German parliament and has vowed to shake up Berlin politics. But there are doubts as to whether the party can maintain discipline.

  • The Price of Success: Merkel Lands Fourth Term, But at What Cost?

    Mon, 25 September 2017 00:02

    Angela Merkel will serve as Germany's chancellor for a fourth term, but Sunday's win comes at a high price. The right-wing populists are now the third-strongest party in parliament and her negotiations to create a new government are likely to be complicated.

  • Merkel, the AfD and a Wounded SPD: Eight Lessons from Germany's Elections

    Sun, 24 September 2017 21:22

    Angela Merkel is back for a fourth term, the Social Democrats are wounded and a right-wing populist party has been elected to parliament for the first time in decades: Eight lessons from Sunday's general election in Germany.

  • German Election Results: Merkel Re-Elected as Right Wing Enters Parliament

    Sun, 24 September 2017 18:40

    Angela Merkel has won her fourth term as German chancellor, but her coalition partners for the last four years, the Social Democrats, have likely received their worst result since World War II. The right-wing populist AfD has secured more than 13 percent of the vote.


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  • Social Design Award: Transitioning to a Better World

    Wed, 19 July 2017 14:41

    Community gardeners and other activists in Berlin are helping the Transition movement to take root in the German capital as part of its worldwide campaign for a sustainable society.

  • DER SPIEGEL Exclusive: Cristiano Ronaldo's Secret

    Wed, 19 April 2017 15:39

    An American woman goes to the police in Las Vegas. She claims she has been raped by an athlete: global football star Cristiano Ronaldo. What really happened has never been resolved because lawyers settled the case with a payment of $375,000 by the Real Madrid star. By SPIEGEL Staff

  • Nazis on the Roof of the World: A Bizarre SS Expedition to Tibet

    Mon, 3 April 2017 10:40

    In 1938, an SS expedition led by German zoologist Ernst Schäfer trekked to Tibet, returning with priceless animal specimens. Many believe they had actually been sent to search for a lost Aryan race, but a new book argues that the truth is more complicated.

  • PEDs on the Pitch: The Lie of Drug-Free Football

    Fri, 17 March 2017 18:02

    It is often said that taking performance enhancing drugs makes no sense for soccer players. Then why do so many do so? An internal list from the World Anti-Doping Agency reveals the substances players have been caught using. And shows that football officials seek to play down the issue.

  • Interview with Exiled Iranian Empress Pahlavi: 'We Wanted to Create Progress in Iran'

    Wed, 22 February 2017 12:38

    The collection of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art was to be shown in Berlin in December, but Iranian officials declined permission to send the artworks out of the country. SPIEGEL spoke with former Empress Farah Pahlavi, who assembled the collection in the 1970s. She's been living in exile for 38 years.


 

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