Fri, 29 Jul 2022 18:52:58 +0200
The Energy Shock: Germany Plans for a Winter without Gas from Russia
Vladimir Putin is toying with Germans by further reducing gas flows from Russia. Companies are worrying about a potential financial abyss as politicians do what they can to prevent the worst this winter.

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 16:37:26 +0200
Energy Crisis Tracker: Real-Time Statistics on Europe's Gas Supplies
Gas supplies are flowing to Germany from Russia again after maintenance on the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, but how well filled are the country's gas storage facilities? Is the country successfully reducing its reliance on Moscow? You can follow the data ...

Tue, 5 Jul 2022 16:23:59 +0200
From Inflation to Recession: Is Germany's Prosperity at Risk?
Germany is facing a deep crisis, with inflation is reaching record levels and recession on the horizon. Even the middle class has begun to feel the pain.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 14:40:08 +0200
German Economy Minister on the Gas Shortage: "There Is a Black Hat, and Putin Is Wearing It"
Germany is facing a potentially difficult winter due to natural gas shortages. In an interview, German Economy Minister Robert Habeck talks about what Putin is trying to achieve and how Germany is seeking to dull the effects.

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 18:55:22 +0200
Spotlight on Germany's Colonial Past: When Can Ngonnso Return Home?
The Ethnological Museum in Berlin is home to a statue called Ngonnso, taken from her home by German colonialists at the beginning of the 20th century. A tribe in Cameroon has been demanding her return for decades. And now, they may finally be granted...

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Fri, 5 Aug 2022 10:21:09 +0200
How the Ukraine War Hit Home for Me: When War Knocks on Your Door
Ukrainian photographer Julia Kochetova documents the suffering in her country for DER SPIEGEL. She long believed that her parents were safe, but then Russian missiles began striking her hometown.

Mon, 1 Aug 2022 16:30:00 +0200
Why Some Ukrainian Women Are Leaving Germany: Going Home To a Country at War
The Russian war is still raging in their country, and yet a number of Ukrainian refugee women are leaving Germany to return home to husbands and family.

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 15:24:03 +0200
Frontex Scandal: Classified Report Reveals Full Extent of Cover-Up
The EU’s anti-fraud office has found that the European border agency covered up and helped to finance illegal pushbacks of asylum-seekers in Greece. The report, which DER SPIEGEL has obtained, puts pressure on the EU Commission – and could also s...

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 17:42:06 +0200
A Stress Test for Solidarity: Looming Natural Gas Shortages Has the EU Scrambling for Solutions
With the threat of recession and further inflation, Vladimir Putin could deal a devastating blow to the European Union if he cuts gas supplies this winter. Should that happen, it would be a major test of solidarity for the block.

Thu, 14 Jul 2022 13:15:00 +0200
The Trials of Rzeszów: A Polish Town Learns to Live with War on Its Doorstep
Rzeszów in eastern Poland has become an outpost of the West, receiving refugees from Ukraine and operating as a hub for weapons transports from the EU and U.S. The city's mayor has his hands full.