The Schism: Merkel's Conservatives Divided and DiscordantFri, 23 Mar 2018 18:06:46 +0100
Chancellor Angela Merkel's contentious relationship with her new interior minister, Horst Seehofer, threatens to overshadow her fourth term in office. The two conservative leaders fundamentally disagree about who their constituents should be.
Reporter Podcast: Changing Lives via Text MessageWed, 21 Mar 2018 12:19:49 +0100
An NGO is giving Kenyan villagers a basic income -- for many years, and by mobile phone. In an interview, reporter Patrick Witte explains how the project works and the impact it is having on peoples' lives.
Reporter Podcast: What Palm Oil Farmers in Thailand Are Doing RightWed, 21 Mar 2018 10:54:27 +0100
Palm oil has a bad reputation. But it's also not true that rainforests are being cut down everywhere to make way for palm oil plantations. In an interview, reporter Vanessa Steinmetz talks about a more sustainable approach to palm oil farming.
From Russia with Death: A Soviet Nerve Agent Triggers a New Cold WarFri, 16 Mar 2018 19:39:27 +0100
The poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter earlier this month has significantly worsened already tense relations between Moscow and the West. The crime marks the first chemical weapons attack on Western Europe since the end of...
The Trade Warrior: Donald Trump's Attack on German ProsperityMon, 12 Mar 2018 18:15:10 +0100
U.S. President Donald Trump seems intent on launching a trade war. He is ignoring appeals to common sense coming from Europe and Asia, but one country stands to lose more than any other: Germany. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
Reporter Podcast: Understanding the Riddles of GreenlandSun, 11 Mar 2018 17:57:50 +0100
Christoph Seidler traveled to the vast Greenland ice sheet to visit scientists studying global warming there. In an interview, the reporter talks about what makes such projects so special and why he almost didn't make it back.
Cyber-Espionage Hits Berlin: The Breach from the EastMon, 05 Mar 2018 15:29:50 +0100
German intelligence officials issued warnings back in 2016 of a cyber-espionage group known as Snake. But the apparently Russian hackers behind the group were able to breach the German government nonetheless. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
Hope for a New Beginning: Two Years in a German Teen Refugee HomeMon, 05 Mar 2018 11:25:00 +0100
In recent years, thousands of unaccompanied minors have arrived in Germany hoping to be recognized as refugees. DER SPIEGEL followed eight Afghan teenagers in a group home as they inched their way through the ups and downs of asylum process.