Terrorist attack in London
Keep calm and carry on
The first German graphic novel in Arabic
Sketches with global appeal
Discrimination in schools
Better marks without a headscarf
Civil war in Libya
Forever at loggerheads

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 Joris Luyendijk argues, the only way we can beat the terrorists is by living life to the fullRead more

The first German graphic novel in Arabic

How does one go about telling a story as dramatically tragic as that of the young Somali sportswoman who lost her life attempting to cross the Mediterranean in a refugee boat? And can such a story be told by a writer best known for graphic novels, comic books for adults? By Manfred Ewel

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Discrimination in schools

All children are supposed to have equal educational opportunities – that sounds good in theory. In reality, however, many pupils of migrant origin experience discrimination. A number of initiatives in Berlin are committed to changing this. By Nicole SagenerRead more

Civil war in Libya

After one year in office, Libya′s Government of National Accord is on the verge of collapse. While its ministers are trying to maintain order in the capital, the armed opposition is challenging them for strategic positions. At the same time, the government is involved in a proxy war with the East Libyan army. Valerie Stocker reports from TripoliRead more

Politics

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

Symbol of peace in Tunisia (photo: AFP/Getty Images/M. Bureau)

Tunisia′s partisan path to transitional justice

The problem with truth

The national flags of Germany and Turkey (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

German-Turkish relations in crisis

Fraying at the edges

Society

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"

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sehwan, Pakistan, following the IS suicide bombing on 16.02.2017 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Sufis targeted in Pakistan

The dance goes on

Culture

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

Daniel Barenboim conducting a rehearsal of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in the Pierre Boulez Hall of the Barenboim-Said Akademie (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Inauguration of the Pierre Boulez Hall in Berlin

"Music for the Thinking Ear"