Country: Germany

A Syrian refugee in Berlin with an Angela Merkel placard (photo: DW/S. Amri)

The Arab view of the European refugee crisis

Ludicrous squabbling

The Indonesian writer Sigit Susanto (photo: Sigit Susanto)

An interview with Indonesian author Sigit Susanto

Beyond "dustbin literature"

Supporters of "Baergida", a Pegida offshoot, demonstrate on 15.06.2015. Their slogan 'Berlin patriots against the Islamisation of The Western World' in Berlin (photo: picture alliance/Geisler-Fotopress/M. Golejewski)

Non-fiction: ″Angst ums Abendland″ by Daniel Bax

The apocalyptics of the West

Salafists burn the French flag in front of the French Cultural Centre in Gaza (photo: AFP/Getty Images/M. Abed)

Jihadist youths

Is Islam a radicalising force?

Syrian refugees at the Serbian-Hungarian border (photo: Getty Images/AFP/E. Barukcic)

The Syrian exodus

"Stop Assad's bombs, then we'll go back"

Illustration from the "Thousand and One Nights": the virgin Scheherazade tells King Shariyar stories to save her own life (photo: picture-alliance/akg-images)

Goethe′s fascination with the "Thousand and One Nights"

Mephistopheles spoke; Scheherazade beguiled

Border control in Germany (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Impact of border controls in the EU

The European downward spiral

"Refugees welcome" placard (photo:

The EU's asylum and migration policy

Necessary migrants

The band Bukahara (photo: Sophia Zoe)


Global buskers

The Syrian refugee Alaa Houd (photo: DW/Claudia Dehn)

One Syrian refugee’s story

″I could no longer live in Syria″

Refugees in Hungary hold up posters of Merkel (photo: Reuters/B. Szabo)

The responsibility of the wealthy in the refugee crisis

Plea for a refugee solidarity tax

Welcoming migrants at Munich railway station (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/N. Armer)

European refugee policy: a commentary

Europe needs common standards

Iranian filmmaker Ayat Najafi being interviewed (photo: imageo/Seeliger)

Interview with the Iranian filmmaker Ayat Najafi

"Freedom starts in the mind"

People attend an event in the Sehitlik Mosque in Berlin-Neukolln (photo: Max Zander)

Converts to Islam

German Islam

From right: Manuela Schwesig (German Minister for Families), Nurhan Soykan (Secretary-General of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany) and Erika Theißen (Managing Director of the meeting and training centre for Muslim women in Cologne) at the Islam Conference 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/B. Von Jutrczenka)

The rights of Muslims in Germany

Protected by the German constitution

Musicians performing at the 10th "Tamburi Mundi" music festival (photo: Ellen Schmauss)

"Tamburi Mundi" music festival

Summit of friendship