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  • Spying Scandal: German Intelligence Also Snooped on White House

    Thu, 22 June 2017 18:48

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is famous for the terse remark she made after learning her mobile phone had been tapped by the NSA. "Spying among friends, that isn't done." As it turns out, Germany was spying on America too, even targeting the White House.

  • 'Welcome To Hell': Hamburg Girds for 100,000 G-20 Protestors

    Tue, 20 June 2017 16:18

    When the leaders of the world's most powerful economies descend on Hamburg next month, the city will be a virtual fortress with the deployment of 20,000 police. Officials believe violent protests are likely.

  • A German Giant: The Political Legacy of Helmut Kohl

    Fri, 16 June 2017 23:31

    He was the chancellor who reunited Germany and advanced European unification. He governed longer than any other German leader before him and became a global statesman who dedicated his life to his country, even if scandals threatened to obscure parts of his legacy.

  • Isolating Trump: Merkel's G-20 Climate Alliance Is Crumbling

    Fri, 9 June 2017 18:49

    The German chancellor had been hoping to isolate Donald Trump on climate issues at the upcoming G-20 summit in Hamburg. But Merkel's hoped-for alliance is crumbling, underscoring Germany's relative political weakness globally. Many countries are wary of angering the United States.

  • Migrant Crime in Germany: The Lost Sons of North Africa

    Fri, 9 June 2017 10:48

    Thousands of young men from North Africa come to Germany every year and many of them, like Samir, fall afoul of the law. Officials would like to accelerate the deportation process, but the criminals aren't welcome back home either. By SPIEGEL Staff


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  • 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.

  • The Fascism Test: How Much Mussolini Is There in Donald Trump?

    Thu, 24 November 2016 10:07

    Can Donald Trump be called a fascist? His political rhetoric makes it tempting to lump him into that category. That, though, wouldn't be helpful.


 

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