Politics

Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) celebrate in front of the election co-ordination centre of their mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu in Istanbul, Turkey, 23 June 2019 (photo: Reuters/C. Alkaya)

The Kemalist CHP and the Kurdish HDP

Decision time for Turkeyʹs opposition

Burnt out cars following the unrest on 22 July 2019 in the Nigerian capital Abuja (photo: Reuters/P. Carsten)

Muslim minorities in Africa

Nigerian Shias defiant in support of Zakzaky

Members of Afghan delegations gather during the second day of the intra-Afghan dialogue, Doha (photo: AFP/K. Jaafar)

After the peace conference in Doha

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A test match with the Taliban

Protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid to run for a fifth term (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Algeria after the postponed elections

The closing window for change

Erdogan supporters celebrate the end of the failed coup attempt, Taksim Square, Istanbul, July 2015 (photo: picture-alliance)

Third anniversary of the attempted coup in Turkey

"A gift from Allah" for Erdogan

Riyad Mahrez of Algeria scoring against Nigeria in the semi final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (photo: Getty Images/AFP/J. Soriano)

Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt

Politics casts a long shadow

U.S. army personnel on patrol, Manbij, Syria (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/H. Malla)

U.S. withdrawal from Syria

The U.S. is still needed in Syria

1 May 2015: Fatima Sohawon, Canadian-Muslim-political science student-writer poses for pictures just outside of Yorkdale shopping centre. She wears a hijab and holds a political science text book with a Canadian flag sticking out of the book in one arm and a notebook in the other arm (photo: Imago/Zuma Press)

Right-wing populism in Canada

Is Trudeau's multi-cultural idyll in danger?

Thousands of Sudanese celebrate the agreement between the opposition and the military council in Khartoum (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Sudanese opposition and military council in agreement

Sudanʹs first steps towards democracy?

Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabei announces on 07.07.2019 that the country will begin uranium enrichment in excess of the 3.67 percent limit stipulated in the nuclear agreement (photo: IRNA)

Rising tension in the Middle East

Where are the USA and Iran heading?

BJP supporters in New Delhi celebrate Modi's victory (photo: DW)

Right-wing populism

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Modi won – but did India?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani makes an address in front of portraits of the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, left, and Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic during a ceremony marking his 25th death anniversary at his shrine just outside Tehran, Iran, on 3 June 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/V. Salemi)

The Islamic Republicʹs existential crisis

Will Iran crack under the strain?

U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the White House on 24.06.2019 tightening sanctions against Iran (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

U.S. policy on Iran

Trump's fake "stability" premise

Forces loyal to the Syrian regime celebrate the anniversary of the re-taking of Aleppo from the Syrian rebels on 21.12.2017 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Syrian conflict

The war in Syria is not over

Representatives of Algerian civil society organisations meet for a National Conference of Civil Society on 15 June 2019 in Algiers (photo: Nourredine Bessadi)

Civil society and democratic transition in Algeria

Algerian activists demand a place at the table

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Aaron Bessant Amphitheater in Panama City Beach, Florida on 8 May 2019 (photo: AFP/B. Smialowski)

Trumpʹs challenge

Taking on Tehran

General Hossein Salami, Supreme Commander of Iranʹs Revolutionary Guard Corps (photo: Tasnim)

U.S.-Iranian tension

Iranʹs wartime commander

French President Emmanuel Macron gives a speech on 25.04.2019 in Paris (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Franceʹs new Mediterranean initiative

A G10 summit marked by pragmatism

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