Country: Germany

Books (photo: fotolia-carballo)

Frankfurt Book Fair: Indonesian Literature

Discovering a new world

Teaching about Islam at a German primary school (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Islam and the West

What Islamisation?

The author Hamed Abdel-Samad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Hamed Abdel-Samads Buch "Mohamed: Eine Abrechnung"


From critique of Islam to post-Salafism

The German philosopher, Juergen Habermas (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Juergen Habermas awarded Kluge Prize for Philosophy

″Asylum is a human right″

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