"What′s the Turk doing up there?" a caller to the Green party complained when he saw Cem Ozdemir in the Bundestag in 1994. Today 37 MPs and one in ten voters have a migrant background. Could they swing the election? By Andrea GrunauMore
When she appears in court, Gamze Kubasik will testify in the presence of those accused of killing her father. She hopes for composure. She also seeks justice and a sense of "inner peace" that vanished in April 2006. Andrea Grunau reportsMore
Her father, Mehmet Kubasik, became eighth victim of the so-called NSU murders on April 4, 2006. In the lead-up to the neo-Nazi murder trials, daughter Gamze Kubasik discusses the terror of the past and her current hopes. Andrea Grunau reportsMore
In spite of strict moral regulations, plastic surgery is allowed in Iran. More than 60,000 Iranian women per year get nose surgery. Such contradictions have informed Tehran-born artist Homa Arkani's work since 1983.