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.

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Macron And Merkel, A New Dynamic Duo To Save Europe

Macron seemed to save the EU all on his own with his bold pro-European victory over Le Pen. But h...

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The German Hamptons? Along The Wind-Swept Shores Of Sylt

Germany’s jet set loves this island and yet we have it almost all to ourselves. What makes ...

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Are German Schools Too Fixated On Nazi History?

Germany's right-wing AfD party says school courses give too much attention to Hitler's re...

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Populists v. Elites: Lessons From Germany, Past And Present

-OpEd- BERLIN — The rise of populists has given way to an alarming reaction among so-called elites. Many of them are blaming themselves for not having considered those who have been "left ...

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A Woman's Biggest Enemy Is Womanhood

Our author attends a women’s conference in Berlin, and reaches a brutal conclusion about th...

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Do Not Underestimate Putin’​s Thirst For Power

-OpEd- BERLIN — The expansion of Vladimir Putin's authority is directly connected to his ability to exploit the weaknesses of Western democracies. But people continue to play down the danger ...

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Holy Bones, Why We're Obsessed With Relics

The office of the bishop of Wurzburg recently received the rib of Saint Aquilinus. But why are th...

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How Our "Education Genes" Decline While Collective IQ Rises

BERLIN — Is our intelligence determined by our genes? That’s the question driving genetic and psychological research ever since these scientific disciplines were born. But to this day, the ...