'Boat season' is in full swing in the Mediterranean, as migrants brave perilous conditions for a better life in Europe. But the crossing is deadlier than ever – already 1,800-plus migrants have died.
A round-up of global commentary for the May 25, 2015, weekly magazine.
Business may be great in Germany, but its infrastructure? It's threatening the country's vaunted productivity.
Greece's economic pain propelled its new left-wing prime minister to power, and early signs are he'll push Angela Merkel and the rest of Europe hard on debt forgiveness and a curtailment of the country's austerity program.
The left-wing party's anti-austerity platform has resonated widely across Greece. But European creditors, especially Germany, remain wary of its implications as they head into a new round of negotiations over the country's bailout.
Dresden has seen tens of thousands of Germans join weekly marches in protest of the 'Islamification' of Europe. But underlying that complaint is a host of concerns about immigration, security, and Europe that has long gone unspoken in Germany.
A German jihadi cheerfully extolling the virtues of slavery and beheading is an example of how difficult that task would be.