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Jens Schlueter/Getty CHEMNITZ, Germany—The murder of a man in this eastern German city triggered violent protests on Sunday and Monday last week as hooligans and... [Read More]
European centrists are increasingly adopting elements of far-right platforms. [Read More]
The resignation of German soccer star Mesut Özil isn't just about racism in the soccer establishment. It's a case study in how Western countries talk... [Read More]
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast NUREMBERG, Germany—The year was 1999 and the man who now goes by the alias Mehmet O. was only 18,... [Read More]
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast A slow-simmering scandal in Austria has brought into public view potentially disastrous divisions among Western intelligence agencies. As far-right... [Read More]
A case study from Europe, with lessons for the United States. [Read More]
Saul Loeb/Getty BERLIN—The new U.S. Ambassador to Germany, Richard "Ric" Grenell, is a "big fan" of a lot of folks in his new home. He... [Read More]
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast BERLIN—Last week, the body of a mother in her late twenties was found in a park in Frankfurt. Irina... [Read More]
AP BERLIN—One of Europe's formerly most respected Social Democrats has three failed marriages, a brand new wife half his age, and a widely reported occasional... [Read More]
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast BERLIN—A few weeks after the glamorous Belgian curator Chris Dercon lost his post as director of Berlin's prestigious... [Read More]
Laszlo Balogh/Getty BERLIN—Lazlo Pore used to be a journalist. But then an Austrian investment banker burst onto the media market in Hungary, bought the newspaper... [Read More]
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast BERLIN—The mechanic who ordered a gun from a website called Migrantenschreck ('migrant deterrent') told the German reporter who came... [Read More]
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast BERLIN—Mouhannad Malek is a Syrian migrant and scientist who spends his days researching cellular and cancer biology in... [Read More]
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast BERLIN—Melitta Martens was in fourth grade and having a bad day. Other kids giggled when her teacher handed out... [Read More]
Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast BERLIN—Spielfeld is a sleepy Austrian farming town at the border of Slovenia. In the winter of 2015 there... [Read More]
Violent protests after Trump's Jerusalem announcement exposed some sordid undercurrents in Germany. Especially ugly is the German rap scene, where Israel bashing is hip. [Read More]
Some get little attention in America, like the new Czech prime minister; some demand attention, like Berlusconi; and some become president of the United States. [Read More]
As elections approach, with the right and far-right poised to take power, a ban on full-face veils that affects 150 women is being used as... [Read More]
The term's ugly history is such that even some on the extreme right, even today, are put off by it. But others see in it... [Read More]
One of the strangest tales of espionage, or counter-espionage, or maybe it was fantasy espionage, in the recent annals of Western intelligence. [Read More]