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  • A New Start for Germany: Time for Merkel to Say Goodbye

    Thu, 8 November 2018 12:33

    Angela Merkel recently announced she would step down as chair of the Christian Democratic Union but would remain chancellor. The decision doesn't go far enough. It is time to let Germany make a new start.

  • After Angela: The Beginning of the Post-Merkel Era

    Thu, 8 November 2018 12:30

    Angela Merkel's recent announcement that she would step down as the chair of the Christian Democratic Union has opened up a race for power that could define the future of the conservative party and the country. New elections could be next.

  • Three Female Veterans of German Politics: 'There Was an Assumption I Would Be Docile'

    Thu, 18 October 2018 13:25

    What's life like for women in the top echelons of German politics? DER SPIEGEL spoke with three former cabinet ministers about their experiences as women in government. Things have improved, they say, but there is still much to be done.

  • Anti-Democratic Tendencies: Germany Considers Monitoring Right-Wing AfD

    Tue, 16 October 2018 10:04

    Germany's domestic intelligence agency is wary of officially monitoring the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany party. But there is plenty of cause for concern. Extremist ideas are present at all levels within the AfD. By DER SPIEGEL Staff

  • Merkel's Bavaria Headache: Berlin Coalition Emerges Even Weaker

    Mon, 15 October 2018 13:44

    It was an historic defeat for both the center-right Christian Social Union and the center-left Social Democrats. The aftershocks of the state election in Bavaria are likely to reach all the way to Berlin, with Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition even more wobbly that it was.


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  • Venture Capital: How Clubs Profit By Exploiting Young African Talent

    Fri, 9 November 2018 18:00

    Manchester City invests millions in an African football academy. But very few of its attendees make the jump to Europe. Those that do are treated like commodities.

  • Pinhas Zahavi: Inside the World of a Powerful Football Agent

    Fri, 9 November 2018 18:00

    Football agent Pinhas Zahavi sought to free Robert Lewandowski from his contract with Bayern Munich this summer. The Israeli is one of the most influential professionals in the business. He brought Neymar to Paris, but was also involved in murky deals with underage players.

  • SpaceX Chief Engineer Hans Königsmann: 'I Am Too Old for Mars'

    Thu, 4 October 2018 16:42

    The problems are piling up for Elon Musk, the eccentric billionaire behind SpaceX. Could the space exploration company one day jettison its embattled founder? We asked Chief Engineer for Launches Hans Königsmann to weigh in.

  • Smoke and Mirrors: Big Tobacco's Dubious Health-Conscious Makeover

    Tue, 25 September 2018 11:04

    Tobacco companies claim they want to move away from cigarettes and focus on expanding the market for healthier electronic devices. But outside of Europe and the United States, they are still working to hook as many people on cigarettes as possible, even if it breaks the law.

  • Going Global: Newspaper Could Help Rebrand China Abroad

    Thu, 23 August 2018 11:47

    The South China Morning Post has been reporting from Hong Kong for 115 years. Internet giant Alibaba bought the newspaper in 2015 in what appears to be an effort to turn it into a global media brand.


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