UN Secretary General Kofi Annan is revising his Cyprus peace plan to break a deadlock between Greeks and Turks, photo: AP


Peace Plan Set for Vote

Megawati’s image on a water container , photo: AP


Bumper Ballot in Indonesia

Times for women in the Maghrib seem to be changing (photo: Markus Kirchgessner)


The Reforms Have Yet to Set Root in People's Minds

German Foreign Minister Fischer and Afghan President Karzai close the talks in Berlin. (photo: AP)

Afghanistan Conference in Berlin

Conference Ends with Focus on Drugs and Security

Almost 80% of the world's opium now comes from Afghanistan: Poppy field in the Nangharhar province, photo: AP

Afghanistan Conference in Berlin

Spotlight on Security and the Drugs Crisis

Group photo at the International Donor Conference in Berlin, AP

Afghanistan Conference in Berlin

Donor Conference Pledges Billions in Aid

Afghanistan conference, Tokyo 2002 (photo: AP)

Afghanistan Conference in Berlin

Reminding Delegates of Their Obligations

Greek and Turkish Cypriots marched under the Cyprus flag proposed by the U.N. on Monday. (photo: AP)


Countdown Begins for Reunification Deal

Afghanistan's interim president Hamid Karzai (photo: AP)


The Country Is in Need of International Support

photo: AP


Looking for a Fourth Way

Navid Kermani, photo: Larissa Bender

Muslims and Europe

Whatever Happened to the Divine Peace?

"Islam doesn't kill": A Muslim woman after the attacks (photo: AP)


Moroccan Immigrants Mourn with Victim's Families

Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (Photo: AP)

Elections in Malaysia

Reform without Democracy?


Closing the Rift

Iraqi Governing Council in Baghdad, photo: AP


Conflicting Views

Madrid on the day of the terrorist attack, 11 March 2004 (photo: AP)

Human Rights

Despite Terrorism, Standards Must Be Maintained

Michael Gahler (photo: CDU Gross-Gerau)


"We Need to Strengthen the Dialogue with Iran"

Crown Prince Abdullah (photo: AP)

Saudi Arabia

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Floating in legal limbo, a prisoner contemplates his future at Guantanamo Bay. (photo: AP)

Guantanamo Bay

British Prisoners Released, Criticism Remains

Jutta Limbach, President of the Goethe Institut

Goethe Institut to Open in Baghdad