Civil war in Syria
Nothing short of scandalous
Terrorist attack in London
Keep calm and carry on
The Maghreb
A regional time bomb
Europe′s refugee deal with Turkey
The end of the road

Another year of civil war in Syria

Six years on and the European Union still has no coherent plan when it comes to Syria. Even the possibility of co-operating with Russia continues to be ignored. Commentary by Omid NouripourRead more

Terrorist attack in London

Once again a European city has become the target of terrorism. The vicious attack in Westminster this week highlights our vulnerability in the face of extremist hatred. As Dutch news correspondent Joris Luyendijk argues, the only way we can beat the terrorists is by living life to the fullRead more

The Maghreb

With the lack of sustainable development and social progress, political stability is at risk in the Maghreb. Instability may have fatal consequences for Europe. Commentary by Nassir DjafariRead more

Europe′s refugee deal with Turkey

Anything is better than waiting. Even deportation back to Turkey is no longer such a frightening prospect for refugees stranded on Lesbos. But now, Ankara says it is no longer willing to take back rejected asylum seekers. Ulrich von Schwerin reports from LesbosRead more

Politics

A bomb explodes in a suburb of Damascus (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Another year of civil war in Syria

Nothing short of scandalous

Unemployed Tunisians demonstrating about the lack of job opportunities in their country in front of a government ministry in Tunisia (photo: dpa/picture-alliance/Mohamed Messara)

The Maghreb

A regional time bomb

Man holding a placard at the Trafalgar Square vigil for victims of Wednesday's attack (photo: Getty Images/J. Taylor)

Terrorist attack in London

Keep calm and carry on

Soldier belonging to General Hafter′s Libyan National Army in front of the oil terminal in Zueitina (photo: Reuters)

Civil war in Libya

Forever at loggerheads

Society

Moria refugee camp on Lesbos (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Europe′s refugee deal with Turkey

The end of the road

Headscarf-wearing schoolgirl (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/F. Heyder)

Discrimination in schools

Better marks without a headscarf

Muslim doctor at work in a children′s hospital in Bonn (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Freedom of religion at work

Islam – a disruptive influence?

Iranian lovers under a chador in Isfahan (photo: Mehr)

Sexuality in Iran

Facing a "sex putsch"

Culture

Ann-Kathrin Carstensen, founder of the ″Rita in Palma″ fashion label, (centre), with two of her employees in the Berlin atelier (photo: Ceyda Nurtsch)

Showcasing integration at "Rita in Palma"

A hive of industry

Acclaimed illustrator and graphic novel author Reinhard Kleist (photo: picture-alliance/photoshot)

The first German graphic novel in Arabic

Sketches with global appeal

Art installation by Nilbar Gures: shoe, rose and dildo (photo: CHROMA Istanbul)

Gay artists revisit Berlin-Istanbul relations

Queer forms migrate

Syrian author Mustafa Khalifa and the Arabic cover of "The Shell"

Review: Mustafa Khalifa′s ″The Shell″

Guilty onlookers