Politics

Thoraya Obaid, the first Saudi Arabian Executive Director of the United Nations' Population Fund (UNFPA)

Thoraya Obaid - Working for Women

Angela Merkel with Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, photo: AP

Germany

Turkish Community Criticizes Merkel

France: torn between secularist tradition and religious tolerance (photo: AP)

France

Parliament Votes for Headscarf Ban in Schools

Alone with the deceased leader of the revolution: Ayatollah Khamenei (photo: AP)

Iran

The Shattered Illusions of the Revolution

Students in Iran are increasingly dissatisfied with the political situation (photo. Markus Kirchgaessner)

Iran

The Lost Children of the Revolution

Afghanistan's opium trade is flourishing, photo: AP

Afghanistan

German Experts Offer Alternatives in Drug War

Joschka Fischer appears more optimistic at this year's international security conference. (photo: AP)

Germany

Fischer Calls for New Roadmap for Mideast Peace

Abdelghani Mzoudi smiles besides his attorney Guel Pinar, photo: AP

Germany

The Only Verdict Possible

Demonstrators from an asylum group outside the Frankfurt court. (photo: AP)

Germany

Case of Suffocated Refugee Reaches Court

The millions of documents are crucial to providing evidence of Hussein's atrocities, photo: AP

Iraq

Iraqi Scholars Plea for German Help

Revolutionary aesthetics - mural in Iran (photo: Markus Kirchgessner)

Elections

Iran Rattled by Political Unrest

photo: AP

India-Pakistan

End of the Ice-Age?

German police officers on their way to a mission in Afghanistan, photo: AP

Peacekeeping Mission

German Police Around the World

Gateway of India in Mumbai/Bombay (photo: AP)

World Social Forum 2004

"Another World is Possible"

From left to right:  Prodi, Atatürk, Erdogan, Gul (photo: AP)

Prospective EU Membership

Prodi Urges Turkey to Push Forward on Reforms

Months behind bars - Ali Lmrabet (photo: Reporters Without Borders)

Morocco

The King's Belated Clemency

German President Johannes Rau (photo: AP)

Headscarf Debate

Will Beards Be Banned Soon Too?

Michael Glos (photo: AP)

Germany

Turkey's EU Bid Up for Discussion Again

Afghan President Hamid Karzai (photo: AP)

Afghanistan

The Rocky Road to a New Constitution

Europe - so near and yet so far: a luxury liner in the Straits of Gibraltar. (photo: AP)

Migration

When the Boat Comes In...

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