Since 1995, I have been a journalist, and after 25 years in this profession, I still love what I am doing.
Below, you´ll find some of my recent stories that were translated into English.
The Russian gas continues to flow
The EU promised to quickly wean itself off of Russian natural gas. But the European Commission in Brussels is far behind its stated goals - with some potentially serious consequences for the upcoming winter.
A Looming Disaster: Brexit Threatens
To Become The Messiest of Messy Divorces
Great Britain will be leaving the EU common market at the end of the year, and there are still important issues to be hammered out. Both sides could be facing a disaster - in the form of huge traffic jams, job losses and rising prices.
New Brazilian President
Takes Aim At The Amazon
Jair Bolsonaro wants to open up protected indigenous territories in the Amazon rain forest to mining, cattle ranching and farming. These reserves played a decisive role in protecting the Amazon rain forest. Most of the last remaining intact primeval forest areas can be found in them and many of its inhabitants are resolutely opposed to overexploitation and, as such, to the destruction of the rain forest.
Bolsonaro´s decision could be a fateful one for the global climate.
Multimedia: A Voice for the Dead: Recovering the Lost History of Sobibór
Henchmen with the Nazi SS sought to cover up the mass murder that occurred at the Sobibór concentration camp in eastern
Poland. Archeologists recently uncovered the site's hidden gas chambers and important artifacts that shed light on the victims. A multimedia feature story for SPIEGEL.de.
> "This was the Best Moment of my Life" - an Interview with Sobibór Shoa Survivor Philip Bialowitz
Secret Thatcher Notes: Kohl Wanted Half of Turks Out of Germany
Unsealed confidential British documents reveal that in 1982, German Chancellor Helmut Kohl tried to carry out a radical plan. He wanted to reduce the number of Turks living in Germany by 50 percent within four years.
> BBC story about this SPIEGEL ONLINE scoop