Strategic errors, massive fines and attacks by speculators have created a major crisis for Germany's most important bank. Now, investors from Qatar, who already own some 10 percent of Deutsche Bank, are considering taking control. By Martin Hesse and Christian Reiermannmore...[ Comment ]
American authorities are fining companies like Volkswagen and Deutsche Bank billions of dollars for violating the law. In Germany, though, where Facebook is allowing mass violations of hate speech legislation, the government is letting the social media platform get away scot-free. By Jan Fleischhauermore...[ Comment ]
As a prisoner of Islamic State in Syria, journalist Masoud Aqil suffered torture and death threats. Now in Germany, he is helping law enforcement officials hunt down former IS members who came to Europe as refugees. By Jonas Brengmore...[ Comment ]
Hatred of refugees is widespread in Germany, but it seems particularly prominent in the eastern half of the country. There are several reasons for that, and many of them stem from life under communism -- and unfulfilled expectations afterwards. An Essay by Stefan Bergmore...[ Comment ]
WikiLeaks is now 10 years old. SPIEGEL met with founder Julian Assange, 45, to discuss the whistleblower platform's achievements and whether recent criticism leveled at the site is justified. Interview Conducted by Michael Sontheimermore...[ Comment ]
The UN would like to ensure that everybody in the world has access to electricity by 2030. But what are the implications of that ambitious goal for global warming? Explore our interactive globe to find out! more...
German journalist Jürgen Todenhöfer filmed an interview with an alleged rebel commander near Aleppo. The claims made by the commander -- that the US was supporting al-Qaida -- made headlines around the world. But was the interview authentic? By Christoph Reutermore...[ Comment ]
There are 1.2 billion people in the world living without electricity. An organization in India hopes to change that by training illiterate woman to become solar technicians. The story of a grandmother who brought light to her village - and a number of problems. more...
Concerned about what would happen to German-American relations in the event Donald Trump wins the US presidential election, government officials are holding low-key talks with his advisors. It's clear that if the Republican wins, it could be expensive for Berlin. By Holger Stark and Christoph Schultmore...[ Comment ]
The village of Clausnitz in Saxony became shorthand for the ugly, xenophobic side of Germany after residents threatened a bus full of refugees. We spent a month in the town in an attempt to find out what happened. By Takis Würger (text) and Sven Döring (photos)more...[ Comment ]