TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:00

Opinion: What's next for journalism in the Erdogan era?

Journalists have had a hard time in Erdogan's Turkey: initially dismissed from their jobs, hundreds went on to be arrested. Now, they're grappling with the publication of...

Opinion: What's next for journalism in the Erdogan era?

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Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, writes Peter Sturm....
2019-06-14 20:17

Nintendo Switch Lite Specs VS Nintendo Switch Spes: Price aside, whats the difference? Nintendo has just announced the Switch Lite, but aside from it's cheaper price point and lack of detachable Joy-Con's what's the big comparisons under the hood....
2019-07-10 20:00

Journalism Is an Action Many journalists are very indignant that Trump allies are reportedly combing through social media to identify embarrassing things they may have posted long ago that can be used to discredit them. In this case, I’m afraid, the outrage seems to be mis...
2019-08-26 21:34

On the frontline: why has environmental journalism become so dangerous? The field of environmental journalism is now one of the most dangerous after war reporting. The investigative reporter Juliette Garside and the global environment editor, Jonathan Watts, discuss why journalists are facing rising levels of violence. A...
2019-06-21 04:17

Lifting Journalism by Knowing What Readers Are Looking For Claudio E. Cabrera, who specializes in search engine optimization, describes how he keeps track of what’s hot in search and how that informs coverage — and what the limits are....
2019-05-21 23:51

'Not To Be Sexist, But': What It's Like Being A Woman Who Works In Automotive Journalism At Jalopnik, we often talk about how women get treated differently or are represented less in the car and motorsports industries—things that have long catered (and often still do) to the man’s man. But in 2019, more and more women are involved in it ...
2019-10-09 12:34

Local journalism: The necessary distance to everyday proximity Good local journalists — those who are involved and integrated in their local communities — are a must for exposing corruption and scandals, says Helge Matthiesen from Bonn's daily newspaper General-Anzeiger....
2019-05-23 22:17

'She Said' is the best book about journalism I have ever read. Here are its best lessons for journalists. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton; RW/MediaPunch /IPX/AP; Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images "She Said," a new book by Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, covers their New York Times investigation into Harvey Weinstein and the mountain of sexua...
2019-10-07 20:34

Is consolidation the key to a digital journalism transformation for Gannett and GateHouse? Gannett and GateHouse Media are said to be considering a deal that would enable cost-cutting and give them greater scale against Facebook, Google.       ...
2019-08-01 14:17

Google Is Making Billions Off Journalism as Newsrooms Starve Last year Google made an astonishing $4.6 billion off the news industry, according to the New York Times. That’s a shocking amount of money, considering the declining state of journalism, and the fact that Google isn’t actually reporting or writing a...
2019-06-10 11:00

The brutally honest guide to a career in tech journalism Tech journalism is often regarded as an exciting and attractive career. And you know what? It absolutely is. But it’s also a damn tough business to enter. Getting your foot in the door is hard. Making enough money to live is even harder. Next month m...
2019-06-28 21:51

Why in the World Was a Latinx Journalism Group Taking Fox News' Money? The National Association of Hispanic Journalists is returning $16,666 that Fox News gave to sponsor an annual professional journalism conference, which is taking place in San Antonio in September....
2019-08-23 23:00

New England newspaper owner fights to save local journalism PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The new owners of a small New England newspaper chain are hiring staff, adding special sections and building ties to their community. Whether that will be enough to ensure its long-term survival remains an open question. Many...
2019-06-19 08:51

Google and Facebook’s latest efforts to ‘save’ journalism are already getting eye rolls Google and Facebook are racing to elevate quality journalism in the lead-up to the 2020 elections, but some fear the changes could have unintended consequences for news media....
2019-09-14 08:00

The death of journalism? Over 2,000 American newspapers have closed in past 15 years Bad news for print media: Over 2,000 newspapers have closed since 2004, a staggering figure for the journalism industry.       ...
2019-07-24 13:51

The death of journalism? Here's how many newspapers have shut down in past 15 years Bad news for print media: Over 2,000 newspapers have closed since 2004, a staggering figure for the journalism industry.       ...
2019-07-24 22:34

Rand Paul Offers Actual Journalist a Deranged Journalism Lesson Sen. Rand Paul, alleged “aqua buddha” worshiper and avowed liberty-defender, has some Very Serious Thoughts about journalism, which he helpfully shared with Jeevan Vittal—an actual professional journalist—during a painfully uncomfortable stroll throu...
2019-07-20 03:17

Bernie Sanders And Elizabeth Warren Take Aim At Corporate Interests Gutting Journalism Two leading Democratic presidential candidates, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, issued statements today condemning the corporate interests that have increasingly been destroying media institutions....
2019-10-12 19:00

Former ESPN ombudsman, sports journalism pioneer Le Anne Schreiber dies at 73 Former ESPN ombudsman Le Anne Schreiber died Friday at 73. She was first female sports editor at a major American daily newspaper for the Times.        ...
2019-06-05 22:51

Google and Facebook’s latest efforts to ‘save’ journalism are sparking debate Google and Facebook are racing to elevate quality journalism in the lead-up to the 2020 elections, but some fear the changes could have unintended consequences for news media....
2019-09-21 01:34

Family, journalism community demand justice for journalist killed in South Sudan Christopher Allen, a 26-year-old British-American freelance journalist, was killed while covering the civil war in South Sudan in 2017.        ...
2019-08-28 20:00

Bernie Sanders releases plan to combat 'crisis' in journalism – live news 2020 candidate’s proposal would crack down on major media mergers and increase funding for public media at the local levelSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.19pm BST Taylor Swift surprised some of her fans last night by striking a...
2019-08-27 17:34

Sen. Kennedy stuns Facebook exec by asking if they replaced accurate journalism with 'flagrant displays of bullshit?' Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy asked a Facebook executive if the social media platform replaced accurate journalism with 'flagrant displays of bullshit' during a hearing in front of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Tuesday....
2019-07-16 21:00

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropis...
2019-07-14 13:51

The DeanBeat: A few days without game journalism and a few days without gaming Last week I went on my summer vacation for a few days. It was a rare victory for those of you who would like to see me work less and play fewer games as well. (Yes, I know you’re out there, and you’re tired of hearing me brag that I wrote...
2019-07-12 23:00

Turkey’s Erdogan Goes His Own Way as Distrust With U.S. Grows Three years after a failed coup, the decision to buy the Russian S-400 missile system underscores the Turkish leader’s desire to hedge his alliances....
2019-07-17 00:34

Turkey's Erdogan Threatens EU With Wave of Refugees President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged the U.S. and other NATO allies to back Turkey’s military offensive in Syria, threatening to allow waves of Syrian refugees to head for European shores if his country doesn’t receive adequate support....
2019-10-11 07:34

Erdogan: We won't stop Syria assault no matter what anyone says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his military will continue its controversial operation in northern Syria "no matter what anyone says"....
2019-10-12 00:34

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was "never possible" for Turkey to positively consider the $50 billion U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
2019-07-01 05:34

UN urged to act over 'purge' of Turkey's lawyers by Erdoğan Law Society leads alert over ‘systematic undermining’ of judiciary system and fair trialsTrust in Turkey’s justice system is being undermined by the systematic dismissal and jailing of thousands of judges and prosecutors, an international coalition o...
2019-07-18 21:17

Turkey's Kanter says he was harassed by Erdogan supporters Boston Celtics and Turkey center Enes Kanter said he had been harassed outside a Massachusetts mosque on Friday by two men he described as supporters of Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan....
2019-10-06 09:34

Turkey's Erdogan says will discuss Syria with Trump at U.N. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations later this month to discuss military operations in northeast Syria, where Turkey plans to resettle one million Syrian refugees....
2019-09-08 02:00

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
2019-07-15 00:51

Turkey's Erdogan says S-400 systems will be delivered within 10 days: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defense system would take place within 10 days, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a day after he said there would be no U.S. sanctions over the deal....
2019-07-01 05:34

Turkey's Erdogan says won't allow U.S. stalling in Syria deal President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey's deal with the United States to set up a "safe zone" in northeast Syria was a correct step and that Ankara would not let Washington delay the plan, CNN Turk reported on Thursday....
2019-08-29 03:00

Erdogan Presses Putin on Syrian Offensive Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flew to Russia to persuade Vladimir Putin to rein in his Syrian allies, whose offensive on rebels’ last stronghold is threatening to drive thousands of refugees into Turkey. It isn’t clear what assurances he sec...
2019-08-27 23:00

Erdogan and Trump to meet at G-20 summit in Japan A senior Turkish official says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to meet on the sidelines of the G-20 summit being held in Japan on June 28-29....
2019-05-29 19:00

Editor looks to top court acquittal over Erdogan 'insult' The editor of a Turkish Cypriot newspaper says he believes the supreme court in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus will again find him not guilty of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should prosecutors appeal a lower cour...
2019-05-22 15:34

Migration to Greece is Rising, as Erdogan Warns of Still More The rate of arrivals is still just a fraction of the 2015 peak, but comes as Turkey threatens allow a wave of migrants to pass through Turkey to Europe....
2019-09-11 13:00

Behind Erdogan’s Strange Ideas About Interest Rates Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan doesn’t like it when the country’s banks charge people relatively heavily to borrow money. That alone doesn’t make him unusual for a politician, given that cheap money can garner electoral support. What makes E...
2019-08-02 19:51

Erdogan officiates at footballer Mesut Özil's wedding German World Cup winner Mesut Özil has married the former Miss Turkey, Amine Gulse, at a plush ceremony in Istanbul. His best man was Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
2019-06-08 05:51

The Latest: Erdogan says Russian defense missiles on track OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he expects the scheduled delivery of Russian air defense missiles under a contract that has ve...
2019-06-29 05:51

Turkey’s Erdogan faces challenge in Istanbul poll ISTANBUL (AP) — Polls have opened in a repeat election in Turkey’s largest city where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies could lose control of Istanbul’s administration for the first time in 25 years. Opposition candi...
2019-06-23 10:34

Erdogan says S-400 missile system delivery will be completed next year Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the S-400 missile system delivery from Russia to Turkey will be completed by April 2020, according to Turkey's state news agency Anadolu....
2019-07-16 12:51

Istanbul’s Rebuke of Erdogan Shows That Democracy Lives In March, Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu defeated Binali Yildirim, the candidate of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party, by about 13,000 votes to claim victory in the race to become Istanbul’s mayor...
2019-06-27 19:17

Erdogan says Turkey wants to continue defence cooperation with Russia President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey wants to continue defence industry cooperation with Russia, including cooperating on warplanes, after talks in Moscow with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin....
2019-08-27 18:00

Turkey's opposition headed for big Istanbul win, in blow to Erdogan Turkey's main opposition headed for a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a "new beginning" in the country's largest city....
2019-06-23 22:51

Blow to Turkey's Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul Turkey's main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a new beginning in the country's largest city....
2019-06-24 00:34

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
2019-06-23 19:34

Turkey is prepared for possible Syria border operation, Erdogan says Turkey is ready to act on its southern border with Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said, after warning that it could take unilateral steps if the U.S. does not establish a "safe zone" in northeast Syria this month....
2019-09-21 16:00

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results....
2019-06-23 22:51

Opposition leads in Istanbul vote seen as test for Erdogan Turkey's main opposition appeared headed for victory on Sunday in a re-run of Istanbul's mayoral election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power....
2019-06-23 19:51

UPDATE 1-Turkey's Erdogan says S-400 systems will be delivered within 10 days -NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defence system would take place within 10 days, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a day after he said there would be no U.S. sanctions over the deal....
2019-07-01 05:34

Erdogan Dismisses Governor of Turkey's Central Bank President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed the governor of Turkey’s central bank, sparking fresh investor concerns over the independence of an institution that has strained to combat runaway inflation....
2019-07-07 10:34

Turkey’s Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi did not die of natural causes but that he was killed. During a speech in Istanbul, Erdogan cited as evidence that the deposed Egypt...
2019-06-19 15:51

Turkey's Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi did not die of natural causes but that he was killed....
2019-06-19 17:17

Turkey's Erdogan says he believes U.N. will look into death of Egypt's Mursi Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he believed the United Nations will look into the "suspicious" death of Islamist former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi and hold those responsible accountable....
2019-06-20 12:17

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea has been greeted with outrage....
2019-07-08 14:00

Germany wary as Istanbul votes under shadow of Erdogan As the re-run elections in Istanbul approaches, Germany — Turkey's top trading partner — has called for fair elections. Why is this election so significant? Is this the beginning of the end for President Erdogan’s party?...
2019-06-21 21:17

Turkey's Erdogan says believes U.N. will look into death of Egypt's Mursi Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he believed the United Nations will look into the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and hold those responsible accountable....
2019-06-20 11:51

Erdogan: Turkey launches offensive in northern Syria Turkey has launched a military offensive in northeastern Syria. President Erdogan said it was targeting Kurdish militant groups, as well as IS. The operation comes days after the US removed its troops from the region....
2019-10-09 16:34

Turkish military operation in Syria has started, Erdogan says Turkey has launched a military offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday, just days after President Trump announced that he would pull US troops from the area. “Turkish Armed Forces together ...
2019-10-09 18:00

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:17

Turkey’s Erdogan meets head of Libya’s UN-supported gov’t Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Fayez Sarraj of Libya’s UN-recognized government, following heightened tensions between Turkey and forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter...
2019-07-06 17:34

Brazil's top court denies extradition of Erdogan opponent Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request for the extradition of an opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan saying there was no guarantee he would get a fair trial in Turkey....
2019-08-07 06:00

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
2019-06-20 18:00

Istanbul candidates clash on TV before election test for Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March and their policy plans in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish democracy and President Tayyip Erdogan's AK party....
2019-06-16 23:51

UK's Johnson urges Erdogan to end conflict and enter dialogue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday that Britain had "grave concerns" about Turkey's military action in northern Syria and urged the president to end the conflict and enter into dialogue....
2019-10-13 03:17

Erdogan says Turkish-led offensive to extend further along Syrian border Turkey's incursion into Syria will stretch from Kobani in the west to Hasaka in the east, going some 30 km (19 miles) into Syrian territory, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, and the town of Ras al Ain was already under Turkish control....
2019-10-13 15:51

| Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death 'irresponsible' Egypt's foreign minister condemned as "irresponsible" accusations by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his ousted Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi had been killed....
2019-06-20 19:51

Erdogan says Turkey has no choice but go its own way on Syria 'safe zone' Turkey has not seen the developments it desires in efforts with the United States to form a "safe zone" in northeastern Syria and has no choice but to go its own path, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday....
2019-10-01 15:34

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after purchase of Russian missiles The United States has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president told foreign journalists that the acquisition was a done deal. ...
2019-06-21 00:34

Erdogan says Turkish-led forces to advance 30-35 km into Syrian territory President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey's military and its Syrian rebel allies will advance 30-35 km (19-22 miles) into Syrian territory in their offensive against Kurdish militia and they have already seized control of the town of Ras al...
2019-10-13 15:17

Turkey: Erdogan’s party dominance tested in repeat poll ISTANBUL (AP) — Millions of voters in Istanbul go back to the polls for a controversial mayoral election re-run Sunday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party tries to wrest back control of Turkey’s largest city. The high-profile vote ...
2019-06-21 11:51

Turkey's President Erdogan refuses to give up Istanbul without a fight There's an old saying in Turkish politics: "Who wins Istanbul, wins Turkey." The country's biggest city and commercial heart is undoubtedly its biggest political prize and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan isn't about to give it up without a fight....
2019-05-21 19:51

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal U.S. President Donald Trump said there will be no U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey over its decision to purchase Russian missile defence systems, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, hours after the two leaders held bilateral talks....
2019-06-29 13:51

Erdogan says opposition candidate's alleged insult could bar him from Istanbul mayoralty Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be barred from taking office if found guilty of insulting a provincial governor....
2019-06-19 21:00

Erdogan attacks Istanbul's ousted mayor days before poll re-run Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attacked Istanbul's ousted mayor on Tuesday, days before a crucial re-run of the municipal vote, accusing him of being aligned with a U.S.-based cleric blamed by Ankara for orchestrating a 2016 failed coup....
2019-06-18 18:17

Erdoğan has managed the unthinkable: uniting all the other Middle East rivals Turkey’s Syria invasion following US withdrawal of its troops means that all bets are now off in the Middle EastBy invading northern Syria last week, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan achieved what many thought impossible – uniting all the regional countries and ...
2019-10-12 15:00

In Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power begins to crumble The ruling AKP's loss in Istanbul's local elections was the worst political defeat Turkey's president has ever suffered, and it could be symbolic of a deeper crisis. Is this the beginning of the end of the Erdogan era?...
2019-06-28 07:00

Erdogan, Putin, Rouhani hold 'productive' talks on Syria Foreign troops should leave Syria once terrorists are defeated and security reestablished, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said at a peace summit in Ankara. Turkey and Russia are at odds over a regime offensive in Idlib....
2019-09-17 01:34

| Erdogan's party loses controversial replay of Istanbul election The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
2019-06-24 02:17

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies....
2019-06-24 06:17

Turkish ex-Prime Minister Davutoglu leaves Erdogan's party Turkish former-Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has resigned from the ruling AKP party, saying he will start a "new political movement." He had already been under threat of dismissal....
2019-09-13 21:00

UPDATE 2-Erdogan says efforts with U.S. for Syria safe zone on schedule Preparations by Turkey and the United States on a safe zone for refugees in northeastern Syria are on schedule, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Friday after previously accusing Washington of stalling....
2019-09-27 04:34

Trump, Erdogan agree to meet at G-20 in June: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G-20 meeting set for June 28-29 in Japan, the Turkish Presidency's communications director said....
2019-05-29 18:51

UPDATE 1-Erdogan pledges return to low interest rates in Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he remains opposed to the country's tight monetary policy and pledged a "definitive solution" to soon lower the central bank's key interest rate from 24%....
2019-06-20 17:17

Former Erdogan ally to form rival party before year-end: paper Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan will form a new political party by the end of the year to challenge President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party, announcing his intentions in an interview published Tuesday after months of speculation....
2019-09-10 11:34

Erdogan says Turkey committed to Russian missile defense deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was out of the question for Turkey to take a step back from its deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
2019-06-04 11:34

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents began voting on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
2019-06-23 08:17

The writing on the wall that could spell disaster for Erdoğan in Istanbul election A shock mayoral win in March led the regime to void elections. Polls suggest a new ballot on Sunday may boost the anti-government voteThe graffiti appeared in Istanbul’s Gayrettepe neighbourhood one morning last month. It showed the word “justice” wr...
2019-06-23 02:34

Istanbul to re-do mayoral election after victory tossed out for Erdogan opponents Istanbul will hold a do-over of its mayoral election on Sunday, after authorities threw out the results of a March victory for opponents of Turkey’s strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The race pits the winner of the first vote, political...
2019-06-23 04:51

Erdogan: Turkey to launch military operation in northeastern Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the Turkish army will soon launch a military operation east of the Euphrates in Syria. The region is mainly controlled by US-backed Kurdish militia....
2019-10-05 13:00

Erdogan says Turkey to launch military operation in northeast Syria Turkey will mount a military operation in northeast Syria, it said on Saturday, after accusing Washington of not doing enough to expel Syrian Kurdish fighters from its border....
2019-10-06 09:34

The Latest: Turkey’s Erdogan votes in Istanbul mayoral rerun ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s re-run election for the mayor of Istanbul. (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has voted in a closely watched repeat election for the next mayor of Istanbul, a contest that ...
2019-06-23 15:51

Celtics' Enes Kanter says he was harassed at mosque by Erdogan supporters Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter has claimed he was attacked and threatened at a Boston-area mosque on Friday by supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
2019-10-06 05:00

Turkey's Erdogan warns of military operation in northeast Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that Turkey is ready to mount a military operation in northeast Syria to expel Kurdish fighters from the region....
2019-10-05 18:34

Istanbul election rerun: Polls close in key test for Erdogan Millions of voters in Istanbul returned to the polls to choose a new mayor. The vote is seen as a test for President Erdogan and his AKP, who cried foul after an opposition candidate won the first election in March....
2019-06-23 16:17

Erdogan and Putin meet as Syria offensive pummels Idlib Turkey says the Russian-backed Syrian offensive violates a truce deal between Moscow and Ankara. The advance has exacerbated Syria's humanitarian disaster and threatened Turkey with mass refugee flows....
2019-08-27 15:00

Turkey Building Naval Warship For Pakistan, Says President Erdogan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that his country has started construction of a warship set to be sold to the Pakistan Navy, a media report said....
2019-10-01 04:34

Turkey: Erdogan influence bars mayors-elect from office Istanbul, where the mayoral vote is due to be rerun after presidential pressure, isn't the only place where local election results remain contested. In Turkey's east, several winners have also been shut out of office....
2019-06-02 00:00

Turkey's Erdogan says Khashoggi's killers will pay the price, be held accountable Those responsible for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will pay the price and be held accountable, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, in response to a U.N. report on the killing....
2019-06-19 20:17

Turkish president Erdogan's bodyguards clash with Bosnian police Bosnian authorities say Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail has scuffled with border police at Sarajevo's airport. The guards escorting the Turkish leader reportedly refused to hand over their guns....
2019-07-09 05:51

Erdogan spokesman Kalin says discussed F-35 letter with Bolton on phone Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Thursday he spoke on the phone with President Donald Trump's national security advisor John Bolton to discuss a letter sent by the Pentagon about Ankara's removal from the F-35 jets program....
2019-06-13 19:34

UPDATE 1-Erdogan says Turkey wants to continue defence cooperation with Russia President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Turkey wants to continue defence industry cooperation with Russia, including on warplanes, following talks in Moscow with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin....
2019-08-27 19:34

Erdogan's chief antagonist seeks a lasting victory in Istanbul Three months ago Ekrem Imamoglu was a little-known politician in a fringe Istanbul district who was attempting the near-impossible: to unseat Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party from Turkey's largest city after 25 years in power....
2019-06-21 19:00

Turkey's Erdogan sees Russian S-400s delivery starting in July: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defense systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a development set to fuel tensions with NATO ally Washington....
2019-06-16 11:00

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said....
2019-08-24 00:00

Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting Investors could snap up sold-off Turkish assets or dump them with force depending on the outcome of Sunday's re-run election in Istanbul and, days later, a high-stakes meeting between President Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
2019-06-22 20:34

Pressure increases on Turkey's artists as Erdogan targets popular stars Artists and creative professionals are increasingly being targeted by authorities in Turkey. Insults against the president and "terror propaganda" are the most frequent accusations. Even big name stars are not spared....
2019-08-02 17:00

Opposition Win in Istanbul’s Mayoral Election Deals a Blow to Turkey’s Erdogan (ISTANBUL) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on ...
2019-06-24 07:51

Erdoğan: I'll let Syrian refugees leave Turkey for west unless safe zone set up Turkish president threatens to ‘open the gates’ in face of footdragging from US and EUThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is threatening to “open the gates” to allow Syrian refugees to leave Turkey for western countries unless a controversia...
2019-09-05 22:00

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on leading Turkey’s largest ...
2019-06-24 03:51

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ruling party....
2019-06-23 19:51

Tired of treading softly, Turkey's Erdogan back on election warpath Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has gone on the warpath against the main opposition days ahead of a re-run of a mayoral vote in Istanbul, scrapping plans to avoid divisive rhetoric that some officials in his ruling AK Party believed would alienate v...
2019-06-19 20:17

Ex-Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was murdered, Turkey's Erdogan claims Egypt's first democratically elected president and top Muslim Brotherhood official Mohammed Morsi didn't die of natural causes but instead was killed, Turkey's leader claimed Wednesday....
2019-06-19 20:34

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Istanbul Mayoral Elections The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip......
2019-06-23 20:34

Erdogan says efforts for Syria "safe zone" with U.S. continue, preparations complete -NTV Scheduled efforts by Turkey and the United States to establish a planned "safe zone" in northeastern Syria continue, but Ankara has completed its preparations along its borders, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Friday....
2019-09-27 02:34

Exclusive: Turkey's Erdogan says to discuss with Trump buying U.S. Patriot missiles Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he will discuss buying U.S. Patriot missiles with President Donald Trump this month, saying his personal bond with the U.S. leader could overcome a crisis caused by Ankara buying Russian air defense systems....
2019-09-14 00:00

Trump 'went off script' during call with Erdogan, senior military source reveals President Trump "went off script" during his call Sunday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before he later announced the U.S. will withdraw all troops from northeast Syria ahead of a Turkish military operation in the region, a well-placed s...
2019-10-10 06:00

Turkey's Erdogan says Saudi crown prince must uncover Khashoggi murderers Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman must uncover the killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, adding that some aspects of the murder were still being hidden....
2019-06-29 12:00

Germany's Merkel tells Erdogan to halt Syria offensive immediately German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Sunday to bring to an immediate halt the military operation in northern Syria, a German government spokeswoman said....
2019-10-13 15:51

UPDATE 3-Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been treated fairly over the contract....
2019-06-29 13:51

Turkey's Erdogan: 'Trump assured no sanctions over Russia S-400 missile deal' President Tayyip Erdogan said the delivery of Russian missile defense system would begin in the first half of July. The US previously warned that Turkey would be sanctioned if it went forward with the S-400 purchase....
2019-06-29 19:17

Turkey's Erdogan says Russian S-400s will be fully deployed by April 2020 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the Russian S-400 missile defence system, parts of which have been delivered to Turkey over the past four days, would be fully deployed in April 2020....
2019-07-16 01:17

Turkey's Erdogan says 'some people' paying 'serious money' to bury Khashoggi issue: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said "some people" were paying "serious money" to bury the issue of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
2019-07-01 05:34

Erdogan reportedly said Turkey may face 'serious problems' if the central bank is not overhauled A presidential decree released Saturday said Turkish central bank Governor Murat Cetinkaya was removed from his post and replaced with his deputy, Murat Uysal....
2019-07-10 12:00

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defense purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
2019-07-15 05:51

Turkish Lira Falls After Erdogan Ousts Central Bank Chief The Turkish lira dropped sharply as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to fire the governor of the central bank left investors worried about economic mismanagement in a country dealing with high inflation and sluggish growth....
2019-07-08 15:34

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan proposes 'safe zone' for refugees in Syria Turkish president tells UN expanded zone could resettle millions of refugees in TurkeyAn expanded “safe zone” in northern Syria could include as many as 3 million people and stretch for 50 miles as far as Raqqa, the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Er...
2019-09-24 22:00

'Leverage in every crisis': Turkey’s Erdogan hints at pursuing nuclear weapons Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan hinted at an interest in acquiring nuclear weapons, telling the United Nations that it is unjust for the weapons to be possessed only by major powers....
2019-09-26 11:00

Erdogan says no setback in missile deal with Russia; as Trump voices sympathy Turkey said on Saturday there was no setback in its plan to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems, despite U.S. opposition, and President Donald Trump expressed understanding for the decision but did not rule out sanctions in response....
2019-06-29 10:34

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to visit White House Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to visit Washington for a meeting with President Trump on Nov. 13, a White House official confirmed to The Post on Tuesday. On Monday, the president threatened to “obliterate” the Turkish economy sho...
2019-10-08 19:00

Seeking deals not sanctions, Turkey's Erdogan attends Trump reception Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan met President Donald Trump at a reception in New York on Wednesday, the last day of a trip to attend the U.N. General Assembly that Erdogan had said would include meeting Trump to discuss buying U.S. Patriot missiles...
2019-09-25 23:00

Erdoğan fires Turkey's bank governor amid ongoing recession Murat Çetinkaya replaced with deputy over alleged refusal to cut interest ratesTurkey has fired its central bank governor as policy differences between the government and the bank deepen in the face of an economic slump, volatility in the lira curren...
2019-07-06 15:34

Erdogan says Xinjiang camps shouldn't spoil Turkey-China relationship Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took a soft line on China's mass detention centers in Xinjiang during a trip to the Chinese capital of Beijing this week, in a departure from the previous harsh criticisms made by his government....
2019-07-05 09:34

PM Modi To Meet Turkish President Erdogan At G-20 Summit In Japan's Osaka Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to hold many bilaterals and pull-asides with a host of world leaders including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Australian PM Scott Morrison on the......
2019-06-29 00:17

Turkey's Erdogan says he won't accept nuclear-armed nations telling him his nation can't have nukes Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday rejected calls to prevent his country from acquiring nuclear weapons, saying it was unacceptable for nuclear-armed states to forbid Turkey from doing so. ...
2019-09-05 09:34

Turkey to launch own Syria plan in weeks unless has 'safe zone' control: Erdogan Turkey will launch its own operation to establish a "safe zone" in Syria if talks with the United States fail to give Turkish troops control of the area within a few weeks, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday....
2019-08-31 21:00

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian army offensive causing humanitarian crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said....
2019-08-23 13:34

UPDATE 3-Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defence purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
2019-07-15 06:51

UPDATE 2-Erdogan says no setback in missile deal with Russia; as Trump voices sympathy Turkey said on Saturday there was no setback in its plan to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems, despite U.S. opposition, and President Donald Trump expressed understanding for the decision but did not rule out sanctions in response....
2019-06-29 08:34

Recep Tayyip Erdogan expects F-35 jets 'sooner or later' despite Russian missiles purchase Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday he expects F-35 jets will be delivered "sooner or later" to his nation despite a deal with Russia to purchase the S-400 surface-to-air missile system....
2019-05-21 17:17

UPDATE 1-Turkey's Erdogan sees Russian S-400s delivery starting in July - NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defence systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a development set to fuel tensions with NATO ally Washington....
2019-06-16 11:34

Turkey's Economic Pain Casts Blow to Erdogan Ahead of Istanbul Rerun Turkey’s economy contracted further in the first three months of 2019, in a stain on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s record ahead of a critical rerun of the Istanbul mayoral race....
2019-05-31 12:00

Erdogan's Political House, Once Invincible, Shows Cracks Ahead of Istanbul Rerun The ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is gearing up for a rerun of the mayoral vote in Turkey’s biggest city Sunday, this time as underdog, a dramatic change of fortune after nearly two decades of domination....
2019-06-20 22:51

Turkey's Erdogan rebukes lawyers boycotting judicial ceremony at presidential palace President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday sharply criticised Turkish lawyers who boycotted a judicial ceremony on the grounds of his presidential palace, saying their method of electing bar association members should be changed....
2019-09-02 15:34

Turkish military, Syrian rebels to enter Syria 'shortly': Erdogan aide Turkish forces and Syrian rebel allies will push into Syria "shortly", a Turkish official said on Wednesday, in an operation world powers fear could open a new chapter in Syria's ruinous eight-year-old war....
2019-10-09 13:00

Erdogan threatens military action in Syria, US-backed group vows 'all-out war' if attacked Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that his country will soon launch an “air and ground military operation” east of the Euphrates River in northeastern Syria, prompting the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to promise “all-o...
2019-10-06 04:00

Erdogan says 2-3 million Syrian refugees in Turkey, Europe can be resettled in 'safe zone' Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a planned "safe zone" in northern Syria could host 2-3 million Syrian refugees that have settled in Turkey and Europe after eight years of war at home....
2019-09-18 14:00

Trump-Erdogan meeting could result in sanctions on Turkey if it turns fiery, analyst says A meeting between President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will likely result in sanctions, with the two nations on a "collision course" over geopolitical issues, an emerging markets analyst told CNBC....
2019-06-28 14:34

Erdogan reportedly says Turkish central bank chief ousted for refusing rate cut Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting with his party's lawmakers....
2019-07-08 14:51

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to 'open the gates,' allow Syrian refugees to leave for Western countries The president of Turkey said Thursday he would be forced to “open the gates” and allow a route for Syrian refugees to travel into western Europe unless a deal is reached with the U.S. by the end of the month to help resettle migrants in a so-called “...
2019-09-05 15:00

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
2019-07-08 19:51

REFILE-Erdogan says Turkish cenbank chief ousted for refusing rate cuts - report Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting with his party's lawmakers....
2019-07-07 16:00

Turkey's Erdogan warns of flooding Europe with Syrian refugees if EU calls assault an 'invasion' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatened Thursday that his country Thursday could “just open the gates and send 3.6 million Syrian refugees into Europe” if the European Union classifies his military’s ongoing assault on Syria as an “invasion...
2019-10-11 01:00

Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani, Recep Erdogan meet in Turkey to discuss fighting in Syria Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday hosted Presidents Hassan Rouhani of Iran and Vladimir Putin of Russia to discuss the civil war in Syria, which is now in its eighth year....
2019-09-17 00:34

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in the ceremony....
2019-06-08 23:00

Turkey-Syria payback: Norway suspends arms sales to Erdogan regime, exposing cracks in NATO solidarity Turkey’s incursion into northeastern Syria this week has not only been met with international condemnation – but it has also induced something of a schism between members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)....
2019-10-11 03:34

Trump and Erdoğan risk a resurgent Isis thanks to their recklessness in Syria | Hassan Hassan The terrifying consequences of the president’s sudden decision to withdraw US troops could include a reheating of the civil warFuture historians might remember Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria, launched last week, as the second time that Presid...
2019-10-13 14:17

Erdogan says 2 million-3 million Syrian refugees can be resettled in 'safe zone' Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a planned "safe zone" in northern Syria could host 2 million to 3 million Syrian refugees who have settled in Turkey and Europe after eight years of war at home....
2019-09-18 21:34

Former Erdogan ally resigns from AK Party, hints at rival party Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan said on Monday he was resigning from President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party over "deep differences" with the party's direction and said that Turkey needed a new vision....
2019-07-08 15:34

Turkey's Erdogan says Turkey has definitely bought Russian S-400 defense system Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia which he hopes will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 23:17

|OPINION:Therainbownationneednotbeachildishdaydream South Africa’s past is something people only seem comfortable to engage with based on how it informs their present. When we went to the polls to vote last month, many South Africans, politicians included, sounded off on inequality, race and privilege...
2019-06-03 04:00

Opinion: No revolution in the EU The European Parliament will be more heterogeneous than before, so finding a majority and reaching compromise will be a serious challenge, writes Bernd Riegert....
2019-05-28 03:51

|OPINION:Threesocialmegatrendsthatwillreshapetourismasweknowit In 2018, 1.4 billion people crossed an international border to take a holiday, and this number is set to rise. SA tourism must capitalise on the social megatrends influencing how and why people travel, and what they look for when they do....
2019-10-06 03:34

|OPINION:Tradewarthreatenspeacedividendforstocks The Cold War had a chilling effect on the market for decades. The trade war with China and intensifying tensions with Mexico threaten to do the same, says Stephen Gandel....
2019-06-01 15:51

|OPINION:Highereducationmustdomorethanhelpgraduatesgetjobs Quality education is often understood to be the kind that gets graduates jobs - especially where it's tough to find employment. But higher education has some important other functions too, says Patience Mukwambo....
2019-09-23 05:34

|OPINION:SAishobbledbymarketchangeasrandwrestleswithchallenges The downside of being the most liquid emerging market currency is that it’s hard to avoid the impact when investors turn cold on risk assets. Unfortunately, South Africa’s rand has other issues to wrestle with too....
2019-05-30 21:17

|OPINION:Creativedestructioninourbankingindustry Advancements in fintech has caused fear of job losses for thousands of workers in South African banking. While this could create significant hardship for those affected, it doesn’t help to swim against a global tide -change is inevitable, says Kokkie...
2019-10-06 09:34

Opinion: The forgotten lessons of D-Day Representatives from a number of countries are commemorating the Allied landing at Normandy 75 years ago with a gigantic show. But some are forgetting the lessons we must learn from World War II, says DW's Martin Muno....
2019-06-05 19:34

Opinion: Frankfurt is when electrification gets serious With tough new emissions targets about to be introduced, car firms are having to push electrified cars like never before Thanks to striking British Airways pilots, we took the train from London to Frankfurt (just one change at Brussels, if you’re in...
2019-09-10 13:00

|OPINION:Mugabeisdead,buthehasplentyofimitators Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, who died on Friday at the age of 95, was a genuine hero but he failed to deliver the justice he sought for his people. His life story is a warning to all well-meaning authoritarians and the nations willing to t...
2019-09-07 04:00

|OPINION:FacialanalysisAIisbeingusedinjobinterviews.Here'swhythatwillreinforceinequality Artificial intelligence and facial analysis software is becoming commonplace in job interviews. The technology, developed by US company HireVue, analyses the language and tone of a candidate’s voice and records their facial expressions as they are vi...
2019-10-12 09:34

Opinion: The Kurds lose out again By pulling out of Syria, the US has betrayed its closest ally in the fight against the "Islamic State." It may turn out to be a grave mistake with serious security consequences for Europe, says Matthias von Hein....
2019-10-09 12:00

Opinion: Why Dyson failed Dyson's first car was due to be on our roads in less than 18 months, so what went wrong? Yesterday, Dyson dropped the bombshell news it is canning its car project because it isn't financially viable. Yes, there had been long-term doubters, unimpress...
2019-10-12 08:00

Opinion: The FDA let the vaping epidemic go too far JUUL's decision to appoint K.C. Crosthwaite, a longtime Altria executive responsible for building the Marlboro brand, as its new CEO sends a strong signal that the fight to ban flavored e-cigarettes is likely to intensify. Earlier this month, after a...
2019-09-28 01:00

Opinion: Think twice about outrageous CEO retirement pay Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche is just the latest to have his retirement pay package highlighted. Though modest by international standards, these payoffs reward mediocrity and must come to an end says DW's Timothy Rooks....
2019-05-23 06:17

Opinion: In the end, it was a backroom deal The nomination of Ursula von der Leyen for European Commission president is a victory for Angela Merkel, but a blow to the EU parliament. There's a lesson the parties can learn from this fiasco, says DW's Barbara Wesel....
2019-07-03 07:34

|OPINION:Whyprotestorswerethekeyspeakersatthisyear'sWEFonAfrica SA is losing enough money to gender-based violence each year to send over a million children to school or build several hospitals. It's only fitting that the World Economic Forum on Africa was forced to take a good look at the problem, says Marelise ...
2019-09-09 05:00

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
2019-06-04 06:51

Opinion: why the McLaren F1 still excites 25 years on from our first spin in the legendary F1, we reflect on the innumerable areas in which it still stands out Just how fast is a McLaren F1? In May 1994, an eager 14-year-old picked up a copy of Autocar that promised to reveal all. Inside, a...
2019-06-08 14:00

| OPINION | There is just so much Nigeria can do for its citizens in SA Anger in Nigeria boiled over and young Nigerians took to the streets protesting South African aggression and unleashing some of their own on South African-owned businesses, writes Gimba Kakanda....
2019-09-10 02:00

|OPINION:Trump'stradewarcouldbefuelingAmazonfires The fires currently consuming Brazil's Amazon rainforest seem a world away from the tense diplomacy in the US trade war with China. In truth, they're more closely connected than you might suspect, writes David Fickling....
2019-08-26 07:34

Opinion: The revolt of the masses 2.0 The French revolution overthrew aristocracy, the velvet one ousted Communist regimes. Today, says Ivaylo Ditchev, massed ranks of digital natives are rising up against the final bastion of inequality: the expert....
2019-05-31 23:00

|OPINION:Howbreedingsingle-sexanimalpopulationscouldhelppreventpoverty The creation of all-male or all-female groups of animals, known as monosex populations, has become a potentially useful approach in aquaculture and livestock rearing, says Tomer Ventura....
2019-09-21 20:34

Opinion: is the new 1 Series still a driver's car? BMW's shift from rear-wheel drive for the latest 1 Series won't please everyone, but it makes sense when you look at the figures In an increasingly homogenised world, variety is always welcome – and from that perspective alone it’s a shame that BMW ...
2019-05-27 13:17

Opinion: Not your grandparents' Europe Europe has come a long way over two generations, but it's not yet where it needs to be. The EU needs to reform its unequal voting system and give citizens true political voices as Europeans, argues DW's Cristina Burack....
2019-05-21 22:17

Opinion: EU stance on tariffs needs another look "Donald Trump" and "tariff war" are terms that, for many people, go together. But does the EU really behave any better? Felix Steiner dismantles a few prejudices....
2019-10-05 22:34

|OPINION:Sorry,Amazon.KimKardashianisnowastore Luxury fashion is getting ready for its selfie. If it likes what it sees, the global apparel market could become a battle of the Everything Store against the Everyone Store, says Andrea Felsted....
2019-06-01 15:51

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2019-06-03 23:51

Opinion: JLR and BMW is an old alliance rebooted It shouldn't come as that big a surprise to see the two brands partnering up on electrification Nineteen years ago, BMW’s ownership of the then Rover Group was about to hit the rocks. Into its fifth year, the Rover 75 saloon had just arrived in show...
2019-06-06 20:00

Opinion: Ford's new Puma is a fresh take on the SUV The 'very European' new compact SUV could be the future of the family car The sense of excitement senior Ford people have for the Puma is clear. Ford has taken an admirably fresh look at the booming compact SUV market and decided that another scaled...
2019-06-27 22:00

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But DW's Henrik Böhme says it's still the carmakers calling the shots....
2019-06-28 07:00

Opinion: Car design - the new Mission Impossible? i8 fulfilled its objective as a 'statement piece' for early EV adopters Why planning ten years ahead is getting harder than ever Who’d be BMW Group design director Adrian van Hooydonk, a man consistently accused of popping “all-new” designs out of...
2019-06-27 22:00

Opinion: America's weekend of terror Nearly 30 people have been shot dead in El Paso and Dayton. Don't expect the violence to end — the US won't tighten its gun laws, and the president continues to sow hatred, says DW Washington correspondent Carla Bleiker....
2019-08-05 14:00

Opinion: A political bombshell in Kosovo Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has surprisingly resigned after being requested to face a special war crimes tribunal in The Hague. This will have far-reaching political consequences, says Vilma Filaj-Ballvora....
2019-07-20 22:00

Opinion: Open discussions, not ingratiation The president-elect of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, wants a more objective debate about the rule of law in Europe. But that doesn't mean she'll cozy up to the populists, says DW's Rosalia Romaniec....
2019-07-21 20:51

Opinion: Ukraine is tired of yesterday Nowhere is democracy's huge and impressive potential more striking than in Ukraine. The parliamentary elections have confirmed a political shakeup, which offers a lot more than just new faces, says DW's Bernd Johann....
2019-07-22 13:00

Opinion: 'Let's hope it wasn't a foreigner' Germany is in shock after a child was killed at Frankfurt's central train station. When tragedies like these happen, people in the country with migrant backgrounds are particularly affected, says DW's Erkan Arikan....
2019-08-01 13:51

Opinion: Boko Haram — no end in sight Ten years ago, the radical Boko Haram sect became a terror organisation and embarked on a trail of murder and mayhem that continues today. The Nigerian government has learnt little from past mistakes, says Thomas Mösch....
2019-08-01 13:51

Opinion: America is failing its workers With the 2020 presidential debates officially underway, the candidates need to be asked about their positions on some fundamental worker rights. The United States is the world's wealthiest nation, but when it comes to basic rights like paid leave and...
2019-07-02 16:34

Opinion: The Kremlin fears its own people Russian police reacted with force and arrested more than 1,000 people during opposition protests in Moscow. As the nervousness of Russia's rulers increases, so does the courage of its opposition, writes Mirodrag Soric....
2019-07-31 18:34

Opinion: Maguire is not enough for United to succeed "Manchester United have dramatically improved their defensive options with the signings of Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, but there is still much to do to challenge for the top four."...
2019-08-05 22:51

Opinion: With Gabe Kapler out, who's up next for Phillies? Joe Maddon, Mike Scioscia and other familiar faces will be targets for the Phillies after firing Gabe Kapler on Thursday.       ...
2019-10-11 07:00

Opinion: EU must react to pressure from Turkey Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip to blackmail the EU. Europe must step up and decide how to react — before it is too late, says DW's Barbara Wesel....
2019-09-15 21:34

Opinion: This Borussia Dortmund can win the Bundesliga Borussia Dortmund's season started with a stutter but a dominant win over Bayer Leverkusen saw them purring along at their best. This team, playing in this style, can go all the way, writes Janek Speight....
2019-09-15 00:00

Opinion: Thailand's democratic dictatorship Although Thailand's military junta has now been formally elected into office, its hold on power shows that the country's politics are a tangled hybrid of democracy and authoritarianism, says Pravit Rojanaphruk....
2019-06-06 16:17

Opinion: Why manufacturers won't ditch ICE models yet Demand for the ID 3 will be strong, but not enough to warrant VW axing the Golf Volkswagen can't stake its future on the new ID 3, so the Golf is sticking around. And the same is happening at Porsche and Mercedes Hedging is normally a phrase used ...
2019-09-11 22:00

Opinion: Don't bet against Kim Clijsters in her tennis comeback at age 36 Seven years after retiring, four-time major tennis champion Kim Clijsters, 36, announces she is making a comeback and will return to the WTA in 2020.        ...
2019-09-16 22:00

|OPINION:Whata(great)timetobeanSAentrepreneur As South African entrepreneurs, we’ve always punched above our weight on the global stage. But lately, we’ve been undervaluing ourselves. Letting the country’s challenges get to us. Now it’s time for us to rediscover the unshakeable optimism that’s m...
2019-09-07 19:34

|OPINION:AsZimbabwegrappleswithMugabe'slegacy,whowillputthecountrybacktogether? Robert Mugabe's role in Zimbabwe's fight for economic emancipation has not been disputed by many, but at the same time, the country's ultimate economic ruin left him with a conflicted legacy, says Crecey Kuyedzwa....
2019-09-07 04:00

Opinion: This matters more than jobless rate This Friday, headlines will tout two big numbers from the monthly jobs report: the unemployment rate and the number of new jobs created. But there is much more to it....
2019-09-06 22:34

Opinion: The power of informal networks In his latest book, historian Niall Ferguson discusses the way networks influence history. This can help us understand the conflicts in the world today, such as the protests in Hong Kong, says Alexander Görlach....
2019-09-05 03:00

Opinion: Nissan will need to up the Juke's game Outgoing Juke used radical styling to obscure its dynamic flaws. The new model won't have that option It would be very easy to paint the outgoing Juke as a prime example of style over substance, yet it isn’t quite that bad. However, it isn’t great ...
2019-09-03 21:34

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally legitimate, says Alexander Görlach....
2019-06-12 15:34

Opinion: Germany is fighting for its identity On the 80th anniversary of the first battle of World War II, the right-wing populist AfD party scored its strongest-ever results in two states. Germany is now wrestling with itself, says DW's Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl....
2019-09-01 22:34

Opinion: Why we remember Tiananmen Square Thirty years have gone by since the world watched the Tiananmen Square massacre in China. So why must we remember the events of June 4? It's a deceptively simple question, says academic Perry Link....
2019-06-04 06:51

Opinion: Ineos Grenadier is more convincing now than ever Building a credible Land Rover rival with zero experience won't be easy, but Ineos has the ingredients to make it work When Sir Jim Ratcliffe first discussed his own line of simpler-than-the-Defender 4x4s in earnest, the idea that a company with no ...
2019-09-18 21:34

Opinion: The deadly danger of being a Jew in Germany Worshippers at a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle only narrowly escaped a mass shooting by a neo-Nazi on a Jewish holiday. Anti-Semitism should not be trivialized, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl....
2019-10-11 03:34

Opinion: Why Dyson has dodged a bullet James Dyson was confident his company's EV would be like nothing else on the road Dyson's electric car plans are no more, but the now-axed project wasn't a waste of time The suddenness with which Dyson has scrapped its electric car project will be...
2019-10-10 23:34

Opinion: The significance of Germany's Basic Law Most Germans greatly value their Basic Law, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its democracy, argues former constitutional judge Udo Di Fabio....
2019-05-23 15:34

Opinion: Trump vs. Huawei, and the end of the smartphone? The trade spat between Washington and Beijing has reached a new level, with successful Chinese telecoms equipment provider Huawei stuck in the eye of the storm. Where will this all end, asks DW's Henrik Böhme....
2019-05-24 23:34

Opinion: EU needs a clear refugee policy The number of refugees in Greece is rising again — and the living conditions are miserable. This shows the halfhearted nature of the EU's policy toward asylum-seekers, writes Jens Thurau....
2019-10-05 06:00

Opinion: New Mk8 Golf is still the most important Volkswagen The new VW Golf is no less important despite not coming will a fully electric powertrain Despite Volkswagen's remarkable EV ramp-up, the more conventional Golf will remain the brand's sales champion – for now It can be easy to overlook the still-s...
2019-10-03 16:34

Opinion: Is Maserati's big relaunch an ambition too far? Exciting plans for seven all-new models by 2023 could be another case of FCA over-promising and under-delivering This latest turnaround plan for Maserati is certainly not lacking in ambition, to say the least.  Multi-billion-euro investment in facil...
2019-09-27 13:00

Opinion: Who can save the UK from political meltdown? It's hard not to feel a sense of doom descending over the UK. Political decorum and dignity have been replaced by bullying and threats. How low can the country sink, asks Rob Mudge....
2019-09-26 13:00

Opinion: Parliament must not just reconvene, it needs to grow up, too The UK's Supreme Court ruling puts immense pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson. But MPs should also be feeling the heat, Mark Hallam argues. It's long past time that they focus on practical, pragmatic solutions....
2019-09-24 14:34

Opinion: Is the only safe Jew in Germany an invisible one? That the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner advised Jews against wearing a yarmulke is a scandal. If Felix Klein is right, then German society has a fundamental problem, writes Michel Friedman....
2019-05-31 10:34

Opinion: The US and Germany — an everyday estrangement US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just been to Berlin. The composed diplomatic courtesy shows just how far Germany and the US have drifted apart, writes DW's Jens Thurau....
2019-05-31 23:00

Opinion: EU-Mercosur pact is still alive Opponents of free trade with South America's Mercosur states are delighted that Austria is stymieing a potential deal. But the agreement is not dead yet, says Bernd Riegert....
2019-09-19 19:34

|OPINION:Thetrust-buildingtoolSteinhoff,Tongaatetalcouldhaveusedbetter Integrated reporting (IR) is becoming a buzzword globally, and with good reason. And SA was an early adopter, although not everyone has kept up, says Mark Graham....
2019-09-01 20:00

|OPINION:WhyfewerinternationalstudentsarechoosingUScolleges-anditisn'tjustaboutTrump The number of new international students going to the US for college and university fell in the 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 academic years, according to the Institute of International Education....
2019-09-01 16:00

Opinion: NFL now entering the player empowerment era By forcing his way out of Houston and into Seattle, defensive force Jadeveon Clowney became the latest high-profile player to flex his muscle       ...
2019-08-31 22:00

Opinion: Identity is not just a catchword for radicals Is it possible for a societal group or nation to cultivate an identity and yet still see others as partners? What seemed to be self-evident for many years must be fought for again, writes Alexander Görlach....
2019-10-03 20:00

Opinion: Why Volkswagen needs to reinvent its image A new logo is just the beginning of a brand-wide revamp that seeks to draw a line under Dieselgate It’s not hyperbole to say the Volkswagen ID 3 will be one of the most significant cars in the history of the company. The first fully electric car dev...
2019-08-22 16:34

Opinion: BMW could revive British car manufacturing The 75 was made under BMW’s ownership of Rover BMW sold Land Rover nearly 20 years ago, but maintains a strong presence in British industry BMW’s long relationship with the British car industry was triggered way back in 1993. The then Rover Group...
2019-08-12 03:17

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and their importance for democracy, says Boris Kalnoky....
2019-08-17 21:34

Opinion: A Persian Gulf war can have no winners After the attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, the US is blaming Iran. How credible is the accusation, asks DW's Rainer Sollich, and could there be other powers at play?...
2019-06-15 19:34

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His testimony has resonated around the country....
2019-06-14 06:34

Opinion: Optimists are stupid. Serves them right. Research by Boston University's School of Medicine in the USA suggests optimists have a 50 percent chance of living longer than pessimists. The study fills DW's Zulfikar Abbany with dread....
2019-08-27 19:00

Opinion: The IPCC is right, if we want food, we have to look after our land As we learn how climate change leaves our food security — and us — hanging in the balance, it's time to stop behaving as though the planet were an endless store of goodies, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
2019-08-09 03:34

Opinion: Two all-English finals? Be careful what you wish for... Liverpool and Tottenham in the Champions League final, Arsenal and Chelsea in the Europa League final. Is it all a question of money? And do German teams need to spend more to keep up? No and no, writes DW's Matt Ford....
2019-05-31 10:34

Opinion: Boris Johnson, the UK dictator The British prime minister wants a hard Brexit, no matter the cost. He didn't even hesitate to suspend Parliament. It's the kind of move you'd expect from a military dictatorship, writes DW's Barbara Wesel....
2019-08-29 02:34

Opinion: Russia frozen on climate change Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why Russia won't get behind climate protection policies, says Andrey Gurkov....
2019-07-06 19:17

Opinion: Jaguar gets on the front foot with an electric XJ Electric XJ will follow in the footsteps of Jaguar's EV pioneer, the I-Pace JLR's plans for an electric XJ have been confirmed, and could be the first step in a significant regeneration for the brand You’ve got to admire the boldness of JLR’s new ...
2019-07-05 12:34

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
2019-07-10 13:00

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committee report shines a welcome spotlight on the epidemic of mobile phone use at the wheel, a request from ...
2019-08-13 19:51

Opinion: The chilling reality of a warming world – It's up to us. The latest report by the IPCC shows the impacts of climate change on the ocean and the earth's frozen regions. Urgent action is needed, says DW's Irene Quaile: If not now, when?...
2019-09-26 02:01

Opinion: The chilling reality of a warming world – It’s up to us. The latest report by the IPCC shows the impacts of climate change on the ocean and the earth's frozen regions. Urgent action is needed, says DW's Irene Quaile: If not now, when?...
2019-09-25 17:34

Opinion: Tom Brady, the ageless wonder, has a lot more football left in him Patriots QB Tom Brady, who turned 42 on Saturday, literally wrote the book on defying age and performing at such a high level this late in his career.       ...
2019-08-06 21:34

Opinion: German slowdown is a warning signal There's no denying anymore that Germany's economy is slowing. Yet, this isn't the time for stop-gap measures, says DW's Henrik Böhme. Instead, he argues, sober-minded decisions by both politics and businesses are needed....
2019-08-14 20:51

Opinion: Are oil-powered cars heading the way of the fur coat? Fur coats were once revered as the height of opulence, but no more. Could the car industry head the same way? Not so long ago I firmly believed that the last of the high-revving, naturally-aspirated sports, super and luxury cars would be revered lon...
2019-09-24 05:00

Opinion: Football needs more women like Stephanie Frappart For decades, football was regarded as a man's game. But women have been helping to shape the sport for ages and now is the time for more people like Stephanie Frappart to come to the forefront, writes Joscha Weber....
2019-08-16 18:00

Opinion: If Scott Frost can't fix bumbling Nebraska, you have to wonder who can? The cold slap of reality for Nebraska is it is still far from being relevant in college football. And if Scott Frost can't fix it, who can?       ...
2019-10-13 21:51

Opinion: Fortress Europe cracks open Leading European Union interior ministers have reached a deal on redistributing migrants rescued in the Mediterranean. It's a small sign of progress for a deadlocked EU, says Bernd Riegert....
2019-09-24 04:00

Opinion: Schalke have found their man in David Wagner After years in the wilderness, Schalke produced one of their best displays in years with a 3-1 win at Leipzig. Schalke may have finally found their perfect coach in David Wagner, writes DW's Michael da Silva....
2019-09-29 18:00

Opinion: Major League Baseball is at a crossroads. What does it want to become? Baseball is at a crossroads. Juiced balls, intentional or not, is among the litany of anxieties that are troubling the players and the union.       ...
2019-07-10 10:17

Opinion: China, US digging in for long battle What's in a name? Clearly a great deal in the high-stake trade war between the US and China, which has escalated after US President Donald Trump named China a currency manipulator, says DW's Clifford Coonan....
2019-08-07 13:00

| OPINION | Buhari's visit to SA eased tensions, but more needs to be done Although Nigeria and SA are often cast as rivals, they have a strong bilateral relationship founded over the decades. This springs in part from Nigeria's historical role in its support for the liberation struggle against apartheid, writes Olayinka Aj...
2019-10-10 22:00

| OPINION | A look back at the turbulent relationship between Nigeria and SA Nigeria is a major player in West Africa while SA is a major player in the Southern African Development Community region. Sustained tensions would be to the detriment of both countries - and Africa as a whole, writes Bheki Mngomezulu....
2019-10-10 15:00

Opinion: Trump has no plan — and is panicked and paranoid Rashly, without a plan or strategy, Trump ordered US troops to withdraw from Syria, a move that has antagonized members of his own party. No matter, though, as his eyes are set firmly on re-election, says Oliver Sallet....
2019-10-10 00:00

Opinion: India's government is playing with fire India's ruling party has delivered on its promise to revoke the special autonomous status for Jammu and Kashmir. It is a risky move, but there is a clear rationale behind it, says DW's Rodion Ebbighausen....
2019-08-05 21:51

The Latest: Chinese say people have expressed their opinion Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says ordinary people have already expressed their position after a tweet unraveled the country’s relationship with the NBA...
2019-10-08 23:00

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, writes journalist Rainer Hermann....
2019-08-11 02:34

Opinion: Clemens Tönnies' resignation is inevitable Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has revealed a blatantly racist world view. The club and Tönnies have attempted to row back on the comments but there must be no way back in such cases, writes David Vorholt....
2019-08-04 05:17

Opinion: What I learned as acting CEO of Cambridge Analytica Cambridge Analytica made many mistakes on the path to notoriety. But its biggest mistake was believing that complying with government regulations was enough and thereby ignoring broader questions of data ethics and public perception. As the man who s...
2019-08-20 12:00

Opinion: Austria's election hasn't changed anything — yet The conservative People's Party and the Greens made big gains in Austria's snap election, and the far-right Freedom Party took a beating. But that doesn't mean much will change, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek....
2019-09-30 23:34

Opinion: Russia still lives in the shadow of the Chechen war The second war in Chechnya that started 20 years ago was supposed to be brief and victorious. Instead, its legacy continues to haunt Russia and Vladimir Putin, writes Konstantin Eggert....
2019-09-30 23:34

Opinion: Huawei's 5G plan for Germany is a bad deal China does everything it can to block access to information, particularly from the foreign press. So letting a Chinese firm build Germany's 5G network is naive, to say the least, says DW Director General Peter Limbourg....
2019-07-09 20:00

Opinion: German bureaucracy discriminates against women "Men first" is the premise in German officialdom, which treats heterosexual women as appendages to their husbands. Germany has a long way to go to make gender equality a bureaucratic reality, writes DW's Nancy Isenson....
2019-08-28 17:34

Opinion: Can it get worse than this for the Tennessee Titans? Yeah, it can As the Tennessee Titans' offense goes from bad to worse in a humbling loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, might the entire season be going with it?       ...
2019-09-20 16:00

Opinion: why Ferrari has brought back the GTS after 50 years Ferrari 812 GTS The new Ferrari 812 GTS showcases a key new goal for Ferrari: unpredictability These days, Ferrari model line-ups are fairly predictable. For example, most of us would’ve put money on the F8 Spider, revealed today (Monday), arrivin...
2019-09-10 00:00

Opinion: Is the VW ID 3 the real electric car game-changer? The just-revealed Volkswagen hatchback promises to make its mark on EV acceptance We’ve all heard many assertions over the past decade on when the turning point will be for electric vehicles.  A brief history: it was the Nissan Leaf which, while not...
2019-09-10 00:00

Opinion: Merkel must step up her China strategy On her latest visit to China, Angela Merkel managed to sign 11 deals and also brought up the Hong Kong crisis. But she failed to take a genuinely courageous and determined stance on China, says Maximiliane Koschyk....
2019-09-08 21:34

Opinion: Trump calling off Taliban talks is not the end The US president's surprise announcement has stalled negotiations. But neither the US nor the Taliban can risk scrapping the troop pullout deal entirely — the consequences would be dire for both, says Florian Weigand....
2019-09-08 21:34

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to states looking for lasting migration policy, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
2019-07-19 02:51

Opinion: Iran must save P5+1 nuclear deal — not the EU Iran has waited for the EU to react as it reneges on its obligations under the international nuclear agreement. The ball, however, is in Iran's court, writes Rainer Hermann, of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
2019-09-08 03:34

Opinion: Foreign aid is a hindrance to Rohingya repatriation Local and international NGOs have been working hard to provide relief to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. But their efforts are proving to be counterproductive in repatriation attempts, says DW's Khaled Muhiuddin....
2019-08-25 19:34

| OPINION: Mugabe remained defiant on land until the very end The elephant in the room remains Robert Mugabe's land policy, argues Liesl Louw-Vaudran./ Was it a heroic battle against the neocolonial west that could have worked out, given more time and resources? Or was it merely a ploy to stay in power despite ...
2019-09-07 08:00

Opinion: Walmart CEO is the kind of corporate courage we need right now Corporate courage is in short supply. CEOs generally avoid controversial public issues lest disgruntled groups strike back. That's why Walmart's actions to limit ammunition sales and advocate for new gun safety legislation mark a significant mileston...
2019-09-06 22:34

Opinion: Does Porsche have the brand appeal of Tesla? Porsche has a brilliant past and present, but Tesla’s reign as the cool kid of EVs means brand competition is fierce Porsche, purveyor of extraordinary sports cars. Tesla, purveyor of sometimes-questionable-quality electric cars. Today, the day whic...
2019-09-04 19:34

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office wants your opinion on AI inventions The U.S. Patent and Trademark's Office wants public comment on patenting artificial intelligence inventions and how AI may reshape intellectual property.Read More...
2019-08-27 21:34

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests are really about Hong Kong’s future, says Alexander Görlach....
2019-07-23 11:17

Opinion: More money won't alone fix Germany's military woes Germany's new defense minister, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has told the Bundestag she wants a bigger defense budget. But simply throwing more money at the problem is not the solution, says DW's Nina Werkhäuser....
2019-07-25 01:17

Opinion: Action, not outcry will save the Amazon The Amazon rainforest is on fire and it's all Bolsonaro's fault. The world is outraged, but that's not going far enough. The global community will have to pay up to save this vital ecosystem, says DW's Vanessa Fischer....
2019-08-24 09:00

Opinion: NFL must do the right thing and bench Antonio Brown Roger Goodell can show how much the NFL cares about women by putting Antonio Brown on the sideline while investigating rape allegations against him.       ...
2019-09-12 00:34

Opinion: Why Formula E is succeeding in New York City An exciting season finale proves the electric race series is maturing quickly, and that manufacturers are firmly on board Even in its third season on the calendar, there’s something surreal – and a little incongruous – about the ABB Formula E Champ...
2019-07-16 01:34

Opinion: Another Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong? The protests in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will the Communist Party leadership sit back and watch? Don't count out China making a rash decision, says Alexander Görlach....
2019-08-22 02:00

Opinion: 11 NFL legends with the strangest career stops A number of all-time NFL greats played briefly at the end of their careers with unfamiliar teams. Here are the strangest stops for those legends.       ...
2019-07-31 22:17

Opinion: Will Antonio Brown conform to the Patriot Way? The Patriots, after their 33-3 win over the Steelers, seem ready to embrace the combustible Antonio Brown. But will he conform to the Patriot Way?       ...
2019-09-10 06:34

Opinion: Women in Turkey (and elsewhere) are not fair game A Turkish man kills his former wife in broad daylight, and thousands take to the streets to protest violence against women. But the shocking crime is not just a problem in Turkey, writes Beate Hinrichs....
2019-08-31 16:00

Opinion: Why Vanderbilt can win the SEC football title, and why Alabama could not With the start of the college football season coming when Florida and Miami play Saturday, here are the first SEC rankings of the season.       ...
2019-08-23 10:34

|OPINION:Don'tbefooled-SAhasajobscrisis,andtheinformalsectorisn'tfixingit The publication of South Africa’s latest unemployment figures was this time accompanied by an argument that official statistics don’t count economic activities in the informal sector, says Mike Rogan....
2019-09-14 14:00

Opinion: Keep 2020 Olympians away from Trump until after the election There should be no White House visit immediately after the 2020 Olympics, Christine Brennan writes. The athletes should wait until after election.       ...
2019-08-23 10:34

Opinion: Volodymyr Zelenskiy's grace period must end Thus far, the West has been reluctant to criticize the Ukrainian comedian-turned-president. But with some reforms he has instigated appearing anti-democratic, a clear response is now needed, writes Roman Goncharenko....
2019-09-14 00:00

Opinion: If it wants to take next step, Big 12 needs to win in the College Football Playoff Oklahoma has made the College Football Playoff three of the last four seasons. But for the Big 12 to take the next step it must win on biggest stage.       ...
2019-07-16 04:17

Opinion: End of the road for the International Motor Show German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened Frankfurt's IAA motor show, likely for the last time. Not because her mandate is nearing an end, but because the car industry as we know it is history, says DW's Henrik Böhme....
2019-09-13 21:00

Opinion: Don't bet against Kim Clijsters in her tennis comeback at age 36 Seven years after retiring, four-time major tennis champion Kim Clijsters, 36, announces she is making a comeback and will return to the WTA in 2020.        ...
2019-09-13 03:34

Opinion: Boris Johnson's clowning glory The UK got the news on Tuesday that Boris Johnson is the next Tory party leader and is now set to become the country's new prime minister. Rob Mudge asks how it could all go so horribly wrong....
2019-07-23 14:17

Opinion: Myanmar's Suu Kyi cozying up to Orban is absurd Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, have issued a joint anti-Muslim statement. The Burmese leader has finally lost the moral standing she once enjoyed, says Verena Hölzl....
2019-06-08 05:51

Opinion: Georgians oppose Russian meddling Hundreds of Georgians were injured protesting against Russian MP Sergei Gavrilov addressing Orthodox law-makers in parliament. A veritable political crisis might be looming, says Christian F. Trippe....
2019-06-23 10:00

Opinion: Germany faces turbulent times The resignation of Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles makes early elections in Germany more likely. But both the CDU and the SPD should avoid any hasty decisions, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl....
2019-06-02 15:17

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control language and thus thought, writes Alexander Görlach....
2019-05-30 17:17

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
2019-06-07 00:00

U.S. World Cup goal celebrations polarizes opinion The United States' record 13-0 drubbing of Thailand at the Women's World Cup on Tuesday did not sit well with everybody, with opinion divided on whether the team should have so mercilessly punished a hapless opponent....
2019-06-12 03:34

Opinion: a beginner's guide to the Nurburgring 24 hours Fantastic machinery, crazy fans and action-packed racing should make the N24 a fixture on any petrolhead’s calendar The Nürburgring is a place that enjoys hallowed status within the collective psyche of petrolheads everywhere. For decades, the treac...
2019-06-27 22:00

Opinion: Unnecessary Sea-Watch 3 provocations from both sides The arrest of the "Sea-Watch 3" captain raises the question of who stands to benefit from such acts of protest. Ultimately, it may play into the hands of Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, writes Bernd Riegert....
2019-07-01 20:34

Opinion: Theresa May's toxic Brexit legacy Don't be fooled by the tears she shed. Prime Minister Theresa May stumbled her way through a disjointed and dysfunctional Brexit process and has left the UK in a shocking state of paralysis, writes Rob Mudge....
2019-06-07 05:00

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital region are ­triggering realpolitik, says DW's Loay Mudhoon....
2019-05-23 06:17

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a temporary respite, says DW's Philipp Bilsky....
2019-06-15 19:34

Nancy Pelosi Had a Good Opinion For a Change Asked about the horrific photo of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter Valeria which made headlines earlier this week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters that entering the U.S. shouldn’t be a crime....
2019-06-27 21:51

Opinion: This is where the top remaining NBA free agents should sign We’re making our best pitch to each of the top remaining NBA free agents about where they should go once signing period begins at 6 p.m. Sunday.       ...
2019-06-30 16:34

Opinion: Gay men are nearly invisible in golf, but we’re not non-existent Someday a PGA Tour golfer will come out to the pleasant realization that what was to him a seismic announcement is barely worth the noting.       ...
2019-06-30 22:00

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise their constitutional rights....
2019-05-25 12:00

Opinion: Egypt's suffering has reached its limits A fresh wave of demonstrations has broken out in Egypt. The el-Sissi regime is alarmed, but has learned from the past, writes Rainer Hermann of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
2019-09-29 18:00

Opinion: The exciting season the Bundesliga needed The Bundesliga season is over, and although Bayern Munich have won the title for the seventh consecutive time, DW's Jonathan Harding thinks this has still been a season for the ages....
2019-05-21 22:17

Opinion: Eurovision demonstrates the power of empathy This year's Eurovision Song Contest entries varied from a call to action to end capitalism to pure party songs. The winner won on a personal note, says DW's Rick Fulker....
2019-05-21 22:17

Opinion: The fine art of defusing Italy's budget row The European Commission has once again said that Italy's fiscal policies lack prudence and violate the bloc's budget rules. DW's Andreas Rostek looks at Brussels' attempts to bring Rome to its senses....
2019-06-05 19:34

Second opinion on DJI Osmo Action, the GoPro killer A second take on a quick review shows settings that have too many options and can't be read well in bright sunlight. But camera offers many great features.        ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Opinion: What does Volkswagen's new Nurburging record prove? The ID R has just become one of the most important cars on the planet after tearing around the Nordschleife in just over six minutes How do you follow up setting an outright record on the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, one of the world’s oldest...
2019-06-03 18:51

Opinion: New Porsche 718 GT4 receives the engine it deserves Naturally aspirated, 911-derived flat-six is good news for eco-warriors and thrill-seekers alike Much of the new Cayman GT4’s mechanical make-up seems familiar. The last-generation version had a Porsche GT department suspension overhaul and an aero ...
2019-06-18 05:00

Opinion: 1999 World Cup team still the best the US has had — for now Picking the best U.S. women's soccer team is a nearly impossible task, but since Ali Kreiger raised the question, Nancy Armour gives it a shot.       ...
2019-06-23 23:34

Opinion: Winners and losers from a spectacular Indianapolis 500 Simon Pagenaud scored his first victory and NBC broadcast its first Indy 500, but neither meteorologists nor Marco Andretti had a good day.        ...
2019-05-28 16:51

Opinion: In Tehran, diplomatic hope dies last German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran trip made clear that Europe’s role in the Middle East is little more than that of a well-meaning extra. Yet these diplomatic efforts are still important, says Matthias von Hein....
2019-06-11 04:51

Opinion: Why Canadian GP controversy is good for Formula 1 Vettel rejoined circuit just ahead of Hamilton Sebastian Vettel's contentious penalty for his Canadian Grand Prix moment has sparked plenty of debate Several of us were talking about the Canadian Grand Prix in the office this morning – or, specifi...
2019-06-10 15:17

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed efforts for peace in the Middle East, DW's Peter Philipp writes....
2019-06-21 17:51

Opinion: Has Kevin Durant played his last game with the Warriors? Several questions surround Kevin Durant's absence with a strained calf. Are the Warriors better without him? What does this mean for his future?        ...
2019-05-29 07:51

Opinion: NBA stars opting out of FIBA World Cup is not new. Here's why it happens Prominent NBA players have withdrawn from the FIBA World Cup in China, but they have legit reasons. The U.S. still has a team capable of winning gold.       ...
2019-08-05 14:34

Opinion: Spineless Borussia Dortmund show same old problems never went away Dortmund's 3-1 defeat to Bundesliga new boys Union Berlin came as a shock on Matchday three. After a host of smart signings in the summer, they were widely tipped to take Bayern's crown this season. Not on this evidence....
2019-09-01 03:00

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His cabinet shows a clear intent of reform, but it also shows Ramaphosa’s need to compromise, writes DW’s Claus Stäcker....
2019-05-30 19:00

Opinion: MLB needs to watch out. This Dodgers rotation is historically good It's been a bit of a question mark in recent years, but the Dodgers' starting pitching is primed for an all-time great year – and deep into October.       ...
2019-06-10 23:00

Opinion: how Rover’s failings provides a history lesson for UK government BMW had to sell the Rover Group, including MG When BMW requested aid to save Rover in 1999, the government refused. We reflect on lessons learned The UK government’s surprise £500 million loan guarantee for Jaguar Land Rover investment comes exact...
2019-08-05 18:17

Opinion: 80 years after World War II, we must fight for an open Europe This weekend, Poland commemorates the start of World War II in September 1939. For Germans, in particular, there is an increasing obligation to take a stand against the opponents of democracy, writes Jens Thurau....
2019-09-01 03:00

Opinion: With or without Kevin Durant, these Warriors have nothing left to prove The mental strength the Warriors have shown to keep this NBA Finals series alive solidified them as one of the proudest, most distinguished champions.       ...
2019-06-13 07:34

Opinion: 70 years of PRC — China's Communists don't deserve all the credit On the 70th birthday of the People's Republic of China, the country's ruling Communist Party gives itself high marks. But academic Perry Link disagrees....
2019-09-30 23:34

Opinion: Scrapping the INF treaty is risky — and a lost opportunity The INF treaty was far from perfect. But instead of abandoning the deal altogether, Russia and the US should have modernized the agreement. Yet it seems neither side was willing to do so, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
2019-08-03 09:51

Opinion: The USWNT had better win the World Cup or legacy will be that of celebration flap The U.S. women's national team needs to win this year's World Cup or they'll only be remembered for their celebration debacle in win over Thailand.       ...
2019-06-21 18:00

Opinion: The Shame of Berlin. Why can't the city build an airport? Berlin's unfinished airport just started adding a new terminal, even though the original structure is still not open. Despite a major test run of systems in the first building DW's Henrik Böhme just isn't convinced....
2019-07-31 18:34

Opinion: China's newest EV start-up is worth taking seriously Human Horizons HiPhi 1 There are nearly 500 EV start-ups registered in China, and most are doomed to failure. Can Human Horizons be any different? Thanks to Chinese government incentives pushing 'New Energy Vehicles', the country is the world’s la...
2019-08-01 17:51

Opinion: US women owe no apologies for celebrating 13-0 blowout of Thailand The U.S. women beat Thailand 13-0 in its World Cup opener. How's that any different than a college football team running up the score?       ...
2019-06-12 03:17

Giants’ plan for Saquon Barkley after second opinion on ankle Saquon Barkley will avoid the knife, but his timeline for a return remains cloudy. The verdict from the second opinion on the Giants running back’s high ankle sprain was that surgery will not be needed. Coach Pat Shurmur also said they are not curren...
2019-09-26 21:34

Opinion: Women's World Cup hurt by lack of organization Germany's win against Nigeria was played in front of an almost full house. This is the exception rather than the rule, owing partly to FIFA's lack of planning. The women's game deserves better, argues DW's Felix Tamsut....
2019-06-23 10:00

Opinion: Trump's trade war with China will be worth the fight For years, and through multiple presidential administrations — Clinton, Bush and Obama — the United States has naively looked the other way while China cheated its way to an unfair advantage in the international trade market. It took a long time to g...
2019-09-03 16:34

Opinion: Astros save MLB trade deadline from being an all-time dud In what was emerging as the dullest and most pathetic trade deadlines in ages, the Astros stepped up and seized the moment, grabbing Zack Greinke.       ...
2019-08-01 05:17

Opinion: Electric vehicles will change how all cars look forever As automakers race to electrify their model lineups, the competition to stand out has never been greater. Luckily, thanks to electrification, the opportunities to develop new designs are abundant. But if automakers want to succeed, designers need to ...
2019-09-02 23:00

Opinion: Kevin Durant is all of us on social media, and he should never stop He’s way too accessible on Twitter and Instagram. He’s hilariously defensive, especially for a two-time NBA Finals MVP. And he shouldn't change.        ...
2019-05-30 02:34

Opinion: why the Volkswagen ID R is tackling a 'crazy' Chinese hill The Volkswagen ID R at Tianmen Mountain Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road packs 99 turns into 6.776 miles – and local bus drivers attack all of them with commitment Romain Dumas has conquered the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, and won 24-hour races ...
2019-09-01 19:00

Opinion: South Africans need to face some harsh truths South Africans need to take a long, hard look at themselves and stop blaming foreigners for their country's woes, says South African journalist Shaazia Ebrahim....
2019-09-05 22:34

Opinion: Ebola in Congo — incompetence, mistrust and greed A year after the outbreak of Ebola in eastern DRC, the government and aid organizations have still not succeeded in bringing the disease under control. There are many reasons for this, says Dirke Köpp....
2019-08-01 20:00

Opinion: NBA should be embarrassed about wrong hats being worn at the draft With the trade not being recognized by the league, a number of players on Thursday night had to have their photos taken with wrong hats on.       ...
2019-06-21 18:00

Opinion: MLS right not to punish Alejandro Bedoya for speaking out against gun violence MLS chose on Monday not to discipline the Philadelphia Union's Alejandro Bedoya, who used an on-field microphone to make a plea for gun control.       ...
2019-08-06 00:51

Opinion: German unification — time for the next generation to step up Has German unification been accomplished, three decades on? By no means, says Kay-Alexander Scholz, because of its difficult legacy. It is now up to the country's young people to make a new attempt at growing together....
2019-10-03 20:00

Opinion: Angels are no sure thing to land Joe Maddon as manager The Los Angeles Angels fired Brad Ausmus after one season, but Joe Maddon's return to the franchise is not imminent with other jobs opening up.       ...
2019-10-01 07:00

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle of "one country, two systems" is in jeopardy, says Dang Yuan....
2019-06-16 20:34

Opinion: Why the Mercedes-Benz EQV is an electric game-changer Mercedes-Benz Vans boss Marcus Breitschwerd is confident about the future of the commercial vehicle segment Stuttgart’s new zero-emission people carrier could take more conventionally fuelled cars off the road than any EV yet We’re just weeks away...
2019-08-21 01:00

Opinion: Arizona Cardinals should sign Colin Kaepernick President Trump has said he'd "love to see" Colin Kaepernick on an NFL roster. The Cardinals have a need and should find a way.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Opinion: Imran Khan — one year of stumbling ineptitude Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan promised to provide relief to citizens when he came to power last year, but his government has only added to their misery, says Harris Khalique of Pakistan's human rights commission....
2019-08-16 18:00

Opinion: The world has reached a crossroads in trade policy It's not too late for US trading partners to decide which path to take: one based on retaliation leading to trade destruction, or a path where tariffs are reduced. The window to decide is closing, says Dennis Snower....
2019-08-16 18:00

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Germany's democratic system, says DW's Marcel Fürstenau....
2019-06-19 07:17

Opinion: Fear keeps NCAA from embracing name, likeness changes for athletes NCAA members are afraid that whatever comes next won’t look much like the college sports they’ve known for decades.       ...
2019-10-01 07:00

Opinion: Jay-Z deserves the benefit of the doubt as he joins forces with the NFL Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z deserves some time to show what he can accomplish on the league's social-justice front in his Roc Nation partnership with the NFL.       ...
2019-08-18 00:34

Opinion: Things keep getting worse for Zac Taylor's Cincinnati Bengals Four games into his rookie season and Zac Taylor’s words already sound hollow. It’s not his fault. What do you want him to say? But it is his problem.       ...
2019-10-01 14:34

Opinion: Packers must make drafting QB a high priority Aaron Rodgers’ back trouble seals it. The Packers must draft a quarterback next year, and they need to start looking in the first round.       ...
2019-08-21 23:00

Opinion: Latest doping scandal is worthy of our attention Renowned track coach Alberto Salazar, who trained many top runners, has been banned four years for possessing and trafficking testosterone.       ...
2019-10-02 12:34

Opinion: Donald Trump's ice-cold Greenland calculus In offering to buy Greenland, US President Donald Trump is trying once again to disrupt the postwar Western order. What he is mainly interested in is geopolitical influence in the Arctic, writes DW's Oliver Sallet....
2019-08-20 08:34

Opinion: How good are U.S. women? Game against Sweden will be indication In the last 10 games between the teams, the Americans are 3-4-3. And one of those losses is perhaps the most galling in the USWNT's history.       ...
2019-06-19 01:51

Facebook to Exempt Opinion and Satire From Fact-Checking Facebook plans to allow opinion pieces and satire to be exempted from its fact-checking program, according to people familiar with the matter, as the social-media giant grapples with how to stop the spread of falsehoods while maintaining its own neut...
2019-10-01 04:34

Opinion: Audi has a head start over electric rivals While other manufacturers scrabble to bring a bespoke EV platform to market, Audi already has four to work with As a premium brand with performance heritage but mass-market appeal, Audi has a hugely favourable position in the Volkswagen Group.  Giv...
2019-10-04 01:34

Opinion: What did Delanie Walker's comments mean for the Tennessee Titans, NFL? Delanie Walker's words about changing NFL culture showed a generational gap, but were they applicable to the Titans now? Perhaps.       ...
2019-09-28 06:34

Pakistan PM leads demonstration on Kashmir in bid to win over world opinion Cities around Pakistan came to a standstill on Friday as tens of thousands of people poured onto the streets in a government-led demonstration of solidarity with the disputed region of Kashmir, after India revoked its autonomy this month....
2019-08-30 21:00

Opinion: Florida's win over Auburn just first challenge in unforgiving SEC gauntlet Florida is flawed but still 6-0 after beating Auburn. Can they stay undefeated? More tough games against LSU and Georgia await the Gators.       ...
2019-10-06 11:00

Opinion: Brexit sinks Theresa May's UK prime ministership The beleaguered PM has thrown in the towel: She could not deliver on Brexit as promised. But her successor, too, will find that reconciling the Brexit dream with reality will be an impossible task, Barbara Wesel writes....
2019-05-24 23:34

Opinion: C'mon, FIFA. Let the women have their day with World Cup final FIFA allowed two confederations to schedule championship games of men's tournaments on the same day as the World Cup final for the women.       ...
2019-07-07 03:34

Opinion: Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's colonial ruler Jair Bolsonaro says Emmanuel Macron's offer to help Brazil fight the Amazon forest fires makes him look like a colonial ruler. The Brazilian president's outrageousness is hard to top, writes Astrid Prange de Oliveira....
2019-08-27 23:00

Opinion: New Signs That India's Economy - and Credibility - Is In Crisis Now, Arvind Subramanian, a well-regarded economist who was till last year one of PM Narendra Modi's most senior advisers, has argued in a Harvard working paper that the country's official figures......
2019-06-13 09:00

Opinion: Chief US salesman strikes a deal with Poland US President Trump has received his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, with an air show over the White House. This rare honor seals Trump's latest "deal." Both sides will benefit, writes DW’s Bartosz Dudek....
2019-06-13 15:17

Opinion: How the Raptors turned the series around to reach the NBA Finals After falling behind 2-0, Raptors coach Nick Nurse made a series of adjustments that sparked a turnaround and led Toronto to the NBA Finals.        ...
2019-05-26 22:00

Opinion: This NBA Finals will be remembered for soap operas off the court The NBA has a celebrity culture, is immersed in social media and the proximity of fans to the playing surface creates a unique environment.       ...
2019-06-13 23:00

Opinion: By throwing flares, Mainz ultras damaged their own cause German fans are frequently demonized for their use of pyrotechnics, which many would like to see legalized. But by throwing flares onto the pitch, Mainz ultras did fans everywhere a disservice, writes DW's Matt Ford....
2019-08-11 02:34

Opinion: Carli Lloyd wants to start, but she wants another World Cup title even more Carli Lloyd is playing in her third World Cup, but is coming off the bench for the first time thanks to an abundance of talent at forward.       ...
2019-06-14 20:51

Opinion: Political craftsman Macron scores victory at the G7 Emmanuel Macron proved himself to be a master of diplomacy at this year's G7 by outmaneuvering the US President on Iran. In doing so, he's also taken over as Europe's foreign policy leader, says DW's Barbara Wesel....
2019-08-27 00:34

Opinion: Sebastian Kurz, the stone-faced chancellor After 17 months in office, the chancellor's former coalition partners, as well as the opposition, no longer have confidence in him. The vote was an unnecessary piece of political drama, Norbert Mappes-Niediek writes....
2019-05-28 20:34

Opinion: The joy was gone for Colts QB Andrew Luck, so he walked away from the game A cycle of injuries and pain sapped the joy from the game of football for Colts QB Andrew Luck. So, the No. 1 pick in 2012 has decided to walk away.       ...
2019-08-25 19:34

Facebook fact-checking to exempt opinion and satire Facebook is planning to exempt opinion pieces and satire from its fact-checking program, sources told The Wall Street Journal, amid recent controversies over content moderation....
2019-10-02 02:34

Opinion: Donald Trump's Ukraine call is Mueller 2.0 Constitutional crisis or witch hunt? Just like during the Russia investigation, Democrats and Republicans are arguing over how to interpret reality. This time, however, the evidence is clear, writes DW's Oliver Sallet....
2019-09-26 02:01

Opinion: Von der Leyen a sound choice in turbulent times Up to the last minute it was unclear if Ursula von der Leyen would be accepted as the next European Commission president. Her stellar speech and a lack of alternatives won MEPs over, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl. ...
2019-07-16 23:51

Opinion: While the government does nothing about gun violence, CEOs are filling the void Walmart's recent decision to pull handguns and certain types of ammunition from its shelves was a brave and socially conscious act. Today, mass shootings and gun violence are among society's most critical issues. Every one of us is a potential victim...
2019-09-11 00:34

Opinion: Matt Patricia still isn't the right coach for the Lions The Lions' latest debacle doesn't help any argument that Matt Patricia can lead this team to the playoffs. His team blew 18-point fourth-quarter lead.       ...
2019-09-10 22:34

Opinion: JLR boss Ralf Speth on preparing for Brexit Speth: "Where am I going to store 20 million parts a day?" Britain's biggest car maker faces concerns over parts deliveries and administrative delays Brexit, then. The current Brexit barometer in the industry at today’s Frankfurt motor show is one...
2019-09-10 16:00

Opinion: Drake is annoying and the Warriors need to ignore his shenanigans The NBA Finals are here, the Raptors took a thrilling victory over the dynastic Warriors in Game 1, and all anyone wants to talk about is Drake.        ...
2019-05-31 20:51

Opinion: Gritty game reveals Rams are where Browns want to be The Rams' 20-13 win against the Browns revealed a team that is more mature and ready for adversity, while Cleveland's effort shows it's getting close.       ...
2019-09-23 13:34

Opinion: Red Sox must answer some big questions after firing Dave Dombrowski Boston parted ways with Dave Dombrowski, who helped construct the 2018 World Series champions. Why is the Red Sox's GM spot so unstable?       ...
2019-09-11 01:34

Opinion: Trump puts the US on course for higher mortgage rates In the darkest days of the financial crisis, when the housing market was in free fall and threatening to take the nation's economy with it, the Bush administration was forced to put mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into government conservat...
2019-09-23 20:34

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as every other German citizen, says Felix Steiner....
2019-07-13 20:00

Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf Iranian speedboats recently went after a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Despite this provocation, the Iranian regime is not out for war, says Rainer Hermann of German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
2019-07-14 14:51

Opinion: Amazon 'Leticia Pact' was a wasted opportunity Over the weekend, seven countries gathered in Colombia and signed the "Leticia Pact" to save the Amazon rainforest. But Brazil's president was a no-show and the summit was little more than a photo op, says Johan Ramirez....
2019-09-10 01:34

Opinion: Modi's election victory starts a new era for India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his BJP party, have won India's general election. On the way to victory, Modi has completely changed the country and ushered in a new era for Indian politics, says DW's Mahesh Jha....
2019-05-23 15:34

Opinion: Disappointment and hope in Germany's World Cup exit Germany are out of the Women's World Cup. DW's Jonathan Harding thinks that although the defeat was deserved and the manner of the exit was disappointing, this Germany team is right at the start of their development....
2019-06-30 00:34

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard getting vengeance against Warriors in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard says he isn't out for revenge for 2017, but the Warriors must feel like the Raptors star has a score to settle this NBA Finals.       ...
2019-06-08 08:51

Opinion: In going scorched earth, Antonio Brown is only burning himself Antonio Brown says he will no longer play in NFL, goes scorched earth with tweets about Robert Kraft and Ben Roethlisberger, Sports Illustrated.       ...
2019-09-23 01:00

Opinion: EU must join US in renewed Western Balkans talks Washington is bringing the Western Balkan states back to the negotiating table. The US initiative should galvanize the EU, which is currently busy with its own problems, says guest expert Christian Schwarz-Schilling....
2019-09-11 07:00

Opinion: This is easily one of the 20 most embarrassing Knicks moments since 2017 To call the Knicks a "clown shoes operation" would be an insult to clown shoes. Day 1 of NBA free agency was the latest in embarrassments.       ...
2019-07-01 18:17

Opinion: NFL’s 100th season already turning into battle of attrition The NFL’s 100th season started with such promise that the early injuries, ineptitudes and oddities are being felt more keenly, writes Nancy Armour.       ...
2019-09-18 02:34

Opinion: Rolling out the red carpet for 'nasty' leaders is actually rather British Seeing Donald Trump go after London Mayor Sadiq Khan was as predictable as seeing Trump spell his name wrong. But Khan's mistaken about one thing, Mark Hallam says; it's very British to fawn over this misogynist fibber....
2019-06-03 15:51

Opinion: The Tiger from the Masters goes missing during first round of PGA Championship The Masters this was not. Tiger Woods' dream of winning a second consecutive major title is not officially over, but it’s not exactly alive and well.        ...
2019-05-21 22:17

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal preparation for the European Commission, says DW's Maximiliane Koschyk....
2019-07-03 22:34

Opinion: Land Rover's new Defender could save the Discovery Now the Defender is here, the Discovery can begin to distance itself from the Range Rover and forge its own character While Land Rover makes hay from Range Rovers, it is the Defender that gives all Land Rovers the authenticity and credibility of the...
2019-09-14 03:00

Opinion: Led by Megan Rapinoe, this World Cup should be a seminal moment From her comments about Donald Trump to her criticism of FIFA, Megan Rapinoe has been the perfect voice for the Women's World Cup. Now it's up to FIFA to follow her lead and show they are serious about the women's game....
2019-07-07 22:34

Opinion: Volkswagen's 'friendlier, people-focused' era begins with the ID 3 Electric hatch's 'smiling face' is a sign that Volkswagen is leaving the legacy of Dieselgate behind There was some light relief at the Frankfurt show's annual Volkswagen Group night during the reveal of the ID 3, as the curtains failed to fall at t...
2019-09-10 13:00

How Cardi B Changed Anna Wintour's Opinion of Her Style Cardi B has won over Anna Wintour. In a new segment of Vogue's "Go Ask Anna," the iconic editor-in-chief was asked to weigh in on the Grammy-winning rapper's style. One......
2019-07-03 23:51

Opinion: Will Amazon's electric vans disrupt the car industry? The internet retailing giant's big order with Rivian could be hugely significant for the development of electric vehicles Internet retailing giant Amazon has had a profound – and lasting – impact on society. It has changed shopping habits and upset ...
2019-09-21 09:00

Opinion: why the Discovery Sport is crucial for Land Rover Brand's biggest seller needs to be a hit with customers if it will help boost revenue The new Discovery Sport might be easy to overlook in Land Rover’s busy launch schedule. It’s neither as eagerly anticipated as the second-generation Range Rover Ev...
2019-05-21 23:34

Opinion: NFL teams have been warned about Antonio Brown. Will they listen? Antonio Brown received the lifetime achievement award that was coming to him when even the Patriots decided they couldn’t put up with him anymore.       ...
2019-09-21 22:00

Opinion: Africa's new free trade zone is still just a dream Trade within Africa has enormous potential. Whether a new free trade zone on the continent will realize that potential is up to the more than 50 nations participating in it, writes DW's Claus Stäcker....
2019-07-09 05:51

Opinion: President Trump's critics fall silent With John Bolton's departure, a reckless warmonger leaves the White House. This may be a good sign for diplomacy, but he was also one of the last critical voices in Trump's environment, says DW's Oliver Sallet....
2019-09-11 12:00

Opinion: Phil Mickelson says he needed to make changes and he'll be better for it Phil Mickelson, who's 15-18 pounds lighter than he was 15 days ago, says, 'I have so much energy, mental clarity' after six-day fast.        ...
2019-07-16 03:17

Opinion: Boris Johnson in Brussels — visibly invisible Boris Johnson's ubiquity these days can be tiresome. But as a newspaper hack in Brussels he preferred to keep a low profile. Jim Gibbons recounts the many faces of the man who could be the UK's next prime minister....
2019-07-20 10:00

Opinion: If Jalen Ramsey is available, Detroit Lions should trade for him now The Jaguars are reportedly reluctant to deal Jalen Ramsey, and if they do the cost could be two first-round picks. Pick up the phone, Detroit Lions!       ...
2019-09-24 03:34

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a three-year conflict. This is welcome news, says Nkongho Felix Agbor Balla....
2019-07-17 18:01

Opinion: Government's Plan To Change Bankruptcy Law Bold And Necessary On Wednesday, the government said it would amend the 2016 insolvency law, a signature reform of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first term. Investors will cheer....
2019-07-18 09:00

Opinion: We were over the moon about Neil Armstrong and sports in 1969 Sports world was a lot different when man set foot on the moon. For one, it showed miracles, even in sports, do happen with "Miracle Mets."       ...
2019-07-20 23:17

Opinion: The SEC might be bad this year, but for Georgia and Alabama, that won't matter The SEC enjoys touting itself as college football's toughest league, but early losses have thrown it into doubt. That may help Alabama and Georgia.       ...
2019-09-07 05:00

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family businesses rejects the IMF's stance, and claims the opposite is true....
2019-07-16 21:00

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian von der Mark writes....
2019-05-23 22:17

Opinion: Golf sensation Amy Bockerstette has it all figured out. She can play, too Here's the thing: Amy Bockerstette is a nice person, yes. But Amy can play. Amy’s got game. Amy has what we hackers never will: A repeatable swing.       ...
2019-06-27 20:34

| OPINION: Mugabe was no revolutionary. He was obsessed with power and control Robert Mugabe will not be remembered as the freedom fighter who helped liberate Zimbabwe, but as a man who whose 40 years in power was anything but admirable, writes Melusi Nkomo....
2019-09-07 08:00

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
2019-05-31 05:17

Opinion: Why this World Cup will show how investing in women pays off Although the U.S. women continue to fight U.S. Soccer over discrimination ahead of the World Cup, investment in the game is coming from elsewhere.        ...
2019-05-31 01:17

Opinion: Rodrigo Duterte, protector of women's rights? A law to create "safe streets and public spaces" in the Philippines has been signed into law by Rodrigo Duterte. But the law isn't an achievement of the president's politics, says DW correspondent Ana Santos....
2019-07-17 15:00

Opinion: CEOs are finally admitting to shortchanging society. It's about time On Monday, 181 of the nation's leading CEOs issued a statement pledging that, above all else, corporations must have a commitment to all their stakeholders, including customers, workers, suppliers and the communities where they operate....
2019-09-04 20:00

Opinion: Vulnerable Warriors facing the biggest test of their dynasty Injury-riddled and down 2-1, the Warriors are more vulnerable than ever. And getting back Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson doesn't guarantee anything.        ...
2019-06-06 10:34

Opinion: Antonio Brown won't play in the NFL again, because his trouble outweighs his talent Antonio Brown's NFL career is over, because few coaches or GMs can juggle talent and trouble without destroying their team in the process.       ...
2019-09-21 07:34

Opinion: More than ever, Eagles need Carson Wentz to find a way to stay on the field With Nick Foles gone and the Eagles' quarterback depth thinning out, Carson Wentz is under more pressure than ever to stay healthy.       ...
2019-08-21 14:34

Opinion: New Taycan interior shows off Porsche's heavy touch Screens or buttons: there's benefits of both, but does the new Taycan strike a fine balance? Remember when Tesla landed with its outrageously overscaled central touchscreen? It was as big a statement as the firm could make that it was approaching th...
2019-09-04 19:34

Opinion: NASCAR point standings more important than you think at halfway mark Since NASCAR began awarding stage points in 2017, only one driver outside the 16-driver cutoff at the midway mark has made it into the playoffs.        ...
2019-06-01 00:17

Opinion: United's shock defeat means Solskjaer has solved nothing yet "Manchester United’s defeat at home to Crystal Palace brought back thoughts of last season’s misery under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, writes Alexander Netherton."...
2019-08-25 16:00

Opinion: New Flying Spur shows Bentley's commitment to comfort Crewe's new luxury saloon boasts the model's most sophisticated suspension yet, but it will have to work extra hard Bentley demands its cars do a great deal. In fact, there’s a pretty strong argument that the Bentayga SUV has the broadest remit of a...
2019-06-11 16:00

Opinion: Astros' Alex Bregman the AL MVP, not Angels' Mike Trout Alex Bregman, not Mike Trout, is the AL MVP. Yet, despite the glossy resume, Trout is still expected to win the American League MVP in a landslide.       ...
2019-09-26 05:00

Opinion: Patriots' challenge in offseason is to merge new elements with old ones As the Patriots look to launch their Super Bowl title defense, there will be plenty of changes and new wrinkles to account for this season.        ...
2019-06-05 00:01

Opinion: Fate of two-state solution depends on Israel vote There is more at stake than whether Benjamin Netanyahu will secure himself another term. It could also decide whether a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians is still a viable option, Rainer Sollich writes....
2019-09-17 01:34

Opinion: Trump's London visit was celebration lacking an occasion The US first family likely enjoyed their fancy trip to the palace, hosted by Queen Elizabeth II. Trump got to share his tuppence worth, but for what? Even the monarch's veiled hints fell on deaf ears, says Bernd Riegert....
2019-06-05 04:17

Opinion: Eli Manning deserved better than Giants' benching, years of indecision Eli Manning's run with the Giants might be over after the long-time starter lost his job to rookie Daniel Jones. But New York never had a clear plan.       ...
2019-09-18 02:34

Facebook to Exempt Opinion & Satire From Fact-Checking: Report Facebook is reportedly planning to exempt opinion pieces and satire write-ups from its third-party fact-checking programme which it uses to flag misinformation and fake news on its platform....
2019-10-01 20:00

The giant Trump baby and other stunts that took on the president — and polarized opinion As protesters gathered in London to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's state visit to the U.K. on Tuesday, the 20-foot tall blimp portraying him as an angry, orange baby was inflated once again....
2019-06-04 20:34

Opinion: Poor performance in opener might be one-off for Chicago Bears. What if it's not? With expectations high for the Chicago Bears offense, it can only manage a field goal in season-opening loss against the rival Green Bay Packers.       ...
2019-09-06 08:34

Opinion: NHL's tweak on icing faceoffs could be season's most significant change The new NHL rule that allows offensive teams to pick side of faceoff side after icing could be most interesting offseason tweak, with more goals.       ...
2019-10-01 07:00

Opinion: Bayern Munich need to reach Robert Lewandowski's level It was meant to be Philippe Coutinho's big day, but Robert Lewandowski stole the headlines against Schalke. With his hat trick and his leadership, the Pole is setting the example for Bayern Munich, writes DW's Matt Ford....
2019-08-25 00:00

Opinion: NBA is changing before our eyes as growing shift eliminates Big 3 philosophy The duos the Lakers and Clippers' have are evidence that the league is changing its once-popular Big 3 philosophy and focusing on duos.       ...
2019-10-01 07:00

Opinion: U.S. women called a lot of things at World Cup, but slackers won't be one of them USWNT coach Jill Ellis says her team will play to win, even though Group F winner likely will have to play France and England to get to title game.       ...
2019-06-17 19:34