There is no way to do business with settlements without participating in Israel’s crimes, report says.
Angela Merkel has repeatedly said that it will take time to solve the refugee crisis. But impatience is growing, particularly following the sexual assaults in Cologne. Voices of discontent are getting louder and the chancellor’s hold on power may be weakening. By SPIEGEL Staff
There was hope for a while that Harlem’s legendary Lenox Lounge—which closed in 2012 following a rich 73 years history—would one day reopen, preserving a slice of history in an area that’s undergoing significant changes. Unfortunately, it looks as though the storied jazz bar and former speakeasy won’t be undergoing a revitalization, as plans to reopen the club look to have fallen through. Jeremiah Moss found a bleak scene during a recent visit, with the venue still boarded up and “[left]…behind to rot.” [ more › ]
The El Niño-related rainfall that hit Southern California early this month was likely just a preview of powerful storms over the coming months. [ more › ]
For the first time in a decade, we’ll be able to see all five planets in one glance in the sky with just the naked eye. [ more › ]
Santa Monica’s Laemmle is finally reopening this month, some jerk stole Crème Caramel’s tip jar, and more end of the day links! [ more › ]
Bulldozers are clearing one-third of Europe’s largest refugee camp as a new 18 million euro camp opens next door and independent volunteers provide vital assistance. Diego Cupolo reports from Calais.
The Academy president has promised “dramatic” changes to improve inclusion at the Oscars. But this year, prominent black film stars have said they won’t be attending the ceremony.
A top EU official has warned that the outcome of the migration crisis could lead to the EU failing “as a political project.” The statement comes as Germany’s FM said closing the country’s borders is not a solution.
Amid the ongoing spread of Dengue fever within and even outside the tropics, another mosquito-borne illness has disease specialists alarmed. DW takes a look at the basic facts surrounding the Zika virus.