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Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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Germany, France Keep Door Open To Greek Requests For Economic Help

Monday, July 06, 2015

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande meet in Paris Monday to discuss their response to the result of Sunday's referendum in Greece.

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For Americans Seeking Affordable Degrees, German Schools Beckon

Monday, July 06, 2015

More and more Americans are pursuing graduate degrees in Germany, where tuition is often free and many classes are taught in English.

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Greece To Impose Capital Controls Amid Looming Default

Monday, June 29, 2015

Greece's prime minister announced on Sunday that banks and the stock market will be closed after negotiations with the country's international lenders broke down.

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For Americans Seeking Affordable Degrees, German Schools Beckon

Sunday, June 28, 2015

More and more Americans are pursuing graduate degrees in Germany, where tuition is often free and many classes are taught in English.

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For Poland's Gay Community, A Shift In Public Attitudes, If Not Laws

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Poland does not allow gay marriage or same-sex unions, and is unlikely to amend these laws anytime soon. But the city of Gdansk elected an openly gay mayor and has hosted its first gay pride march.

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German Protesters Exhume Migrant Graves To Shock Europe Into Action

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Germans activists want Europe to accepting more of the millions fleeing the world's conflict zones. They're exhuming migrants from unmarked graves in Italy and reburying them in Berlin.

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With Tensions Rising, Poland Erects Observation Towers On Russian Border

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Like many former Soviet satellite states, Poland is suspicious of Russian intentions these days. Poles are joining homegrown militias, and authorities have placed observation towers along the border.

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Afghan Women Climbers Face Challenges Beyond Scaling Summit

Monday, June 08, 2015

It's been a difficult two months of intense training in secret for a dozen Afghan girls and women who are preparing for an unprecedented climb to Afghanistan's highest peak.

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For Afghan Women Mountaineers, Uphill Battles Begin Before The Climb

Monday, June 08, 2015

Scaling Afghanistan's tallest mountain will be difficult enough. But Afghan female climbers and their American guides also face civil war, red tape and cultural taboos.

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Judge Sentences 4 Afghan Men To Death For Mob Killing Of Woman

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Four Afghans have been sentenced to death over the mob attack that led to the death of a 28-year-old woman who was accused of burning the Quran.

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In Kabul, Judge Sentences 4 To Death In Mob Killing Of Woman

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

An Afghan judge convicted and sentenced 4 men to death for their role in the mob killing of a woman in March. The judge sentenced 8 defendants to 16 years in prison and dropped charges against 18.

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U.S. Army Veterans, Survivors To Mark 70th Anniversary Of Dachau Liberation

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Nazi concentration camp at at Dachau was liberated by U.S. troops 70 years ago Wednesday. Survivors and U.S. Army veterans are gathering at the camp in Germany for a commemoration this weekend.

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2 Dachau Survivors Reflect On Nazi Germany's First Concentration Camp

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It was 70 years ago that U.S. troops liberated Dachau concentration camp. Survivors and U.S. Army veterans are gathering at the site on the outskirts of Munich for a commemoration this weekend.

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European Leaders Vow To Do More To Help Arriving Migrants

Friday, April 24, 2015

At a summit in Brussels, they pledged more money and military resources to saving lives of migrants who try to cross the Mediterranean. They also introduced a plan to target traffickers' boats.

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European Leaders Hold Summit To Address Migrant Crisis

Thursday, April 23, 2015

European leaders are gathering in Brussels to address the crisis. A tentative plan calls for more money for border security in the Mediterranean and possible military action against traffickers.

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Trial Of Former Auschwitz Guard To Begin In Germany

Monday, April 20, 2015

The trial begins Tuesday of a 93-year-old man who is accused of committing war crimes while working at Auschwitz. There are doubts that he will live long enough for the trial to be completed.

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Plagued By Smog, Krakow Struggles To Break Its Coal-Burning Habit

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Russian gas is expensive, so many Poles still rely on coal. Krakow is one of the most polluted cities in the EU's most polluted country. All that coal is akin to "smoking 2,000 cigarettes per year."

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Non-Profit Helps Young Afghan Women Reach Country's Tallest Peak

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

An American NGO called "Ascend" is training Afghan girls to scale their country's highest peak this year. The young Afghan women are a mix of haves and have-nots.

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The Ascent Of Afghan Women

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Afghanistan is a mountainous land where mountain climbing is rare among men and virtually nonexistent among women. An American is now preparing young Afghan women to scale the country's highest peak.

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German Town Grieves For Residents Lost In French Alps Crash

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Among the victims of the Germanwings plane crash Tuesday were 18 residents of the tiny German town of Haltern. Residents are grieving the loss of 16 students and two advisers from a local high school.

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