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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.

Germany

Luxor, 20 Years Since Birth Of Modern Jihadism

In the gruesome attack in Egypt on Nov. 17, 1997, three key elements came together that have driv...

Germany

The Racist, Sexist, Fat-Shaming Show Lighting Up German TV

The new Reality Show "Curvy Supermodel" is supposed to be about body positivity. But the reality ...

Nigeria

Nigerians Trade Europe's Greener Pastures For Rice Farming At Home

After a drop in oil prices left the Nigerian economy reeling, new government policies have booste...

Germany

A Nutella Recipe For Decoding The European Single Market

To some, it is simply a delicious chocolate hazelnut spread; to others, it is a key factor for un...

Belarus

Drug-Free, Imported DJs, KGB Spies: A Singular Rave Scene In Minsk

Techno scene in Belarus faces a youth tempted by emigration, pricey vinyls and the KGB lurking in...

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 ...

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...