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COVID-19: A Look at the Worst Mistakes Made in the Coronavirus Pandemic

From the tens of thousands of unnecessary deaths, to neglected children and a helpless vaccination campaign, German politicians deserve poor marks in many aspects of the coronavirus pandemic. Experts look back at the worst mistakes made and offer advice for the autumn.

Graham Allison on the Ukraine War: "Dealing with Horrible Leaders Is Part of the History of International Relations"

Harvard University political scientist Graham Allison argues that Vladimir Putin has no inhibitions and could even resort to the use of a tactical nuclear weapon. He believes we will ultimately have to negotiate with the Russian president in the end, just as we did with Stalin and Mao.

Interview: "Dealing with Horrible Leaders Is Part of the History of International Relations"

Harvard University political scientist Graham Allison argues that Vladimir Putin has no inhibitions and could even resort to the use of a tactical nuclear weapon. He believes we will ultimately have to negotiate with the Russian president in the end, just as we did with Stalin and Mao.

Scandal at Germany's Leading Jewish College: A "Toxic Environment" and Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

Accusations of sexual harassment have rocked Germany's leading rabbinical training center. The allegations have shined the spotlight on one of the country's most influential Jewish officials.

Bogus Deals Involving Russian Property: Did a Berlin Dentist Swindle Moscow Out of Millions?

A dentist and his Ukrainian mistress allegedly used forged Kremlin powers of attorney to sell Russian government-owned properties worth millions. Investigators, intelligence services and diplomats are now puzzling over the bizarre case.

Escaping the Taliban: The Last Way Out of Afghanistan

Every day, thousands of people are fleeing the Taliban through the last open route out of Afghanistan. It's their last hope to escape poverty and desperation – but not everyone makes it.

United Against Russia?: Ukraine's Membership Application Poses Tough Questions for the EU

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is pushing for rapid EU accession talks with Kyiv. The Eastern Europeans are applauding the move, but Berlin and Paris are applying the brakes. The issue poses a threat to Europe's united stance against Russia.

Staryna's Mission: The Elite Ukrainian Soldiers Defending the Donbas

In the battle for the Donbas, Russian troops are facing off against some of the most experienced soldiers in the Ukrainian armed forces. A visit with Captain Oleksandr Staryna, who says the Russians have recently lost momentum.

Finland Could Join Military Alliance Imminently

Finland has been neutral for almost 80 years, but now it wants to join NATO and could apply later this week. The Ukraine war has destroyed any last trust in Russia and the mood in Helsinki and the rest of the country has shifted rapidly.

Starnya's Mission: The Elite Ukrainian Soldiers Defending the Donbas

In the battle for the Donbas, Russian troops are facing off against some of the most experienced soldiers in the Ukrainian armed forces. A visit with Captain Oleksandr Staryna, who says the Russians have recently lost momentum.

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