DIE WELT

Die Welt ("The World") is a German daily founded in Hamburg in 1946, and currently owned by the Axel Springer AG company, Europe's largest publishing house. Now based in Berlin, Die Welt is sold in more than 130 countries. A Sunday edition called Welt am Sonntag has been published since 1948.

Austria

The Flash Rise Of Sebastian Kurz, Austria's Emmanuel Macron

BERLIN — Sebastian Kurz was faster than Emmanuel Macron. Following the rapid rise of this year’s other young political superstar, Kurz’s victory Sunday in Austria’s parliamentary election was even ...

Turkey

Trump, Erdogan, Merkel: What Price For A Free Press?

-Analysis- Donald Trump, the world’s biggest cyberbully, has issued another Twitter threat. The target this time wasn’t North Korea’s “Rocket Man,” but another favorite: the media. Yesterday, ...

Russia

Post-Soviet Agitprop, How Putin Is Winning Social Media

Cold War-style propaganda isn't helping the Kremlin win over young Russians. For that, Presid...

Germany

Nazis v. AfD, Can We Really Compare Germany's New Far Right To Past?

The success of the far-right populist party Alternative for Germany in this week's parliament...

Germany

Germany, Welcome To The New Normal

The success of the far-right Alternative for Germany party in the election is history’s rev...

Germany

Merkel And The Far Right, Why Both Are About To Make History

German elections will see the results of a seismic change within the German political landscape, ...

Netherlands

Dutch YouTubers Get High In The Name Of Science — And Clicks

An online show called Drugslab gives viewers a first-hand account of what it's like to take a...

Germany

German Elections: Why The Far Right Has Fizzled

For months, the news media couldn't stop talking about them. But now the so-called "disenfran...