Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson appears in the following:
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Aydan Özoguz, Germany's federal commissioner for migration and refugees, is the highest-ranking Muslim in the German government. She says she is frustrated by the way terrorist incidents drive wedges between different groups in Germany.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Germany is home to about 4 million Muslims, many of them born there. But they are often not embraced by society. A study found Germans with immigrant roots are often passed over for apprenticeships.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Inside his dentist's office, Sadiqu al-Mousllie is treated like any other German. It's different when the Syrian-born man steps outside. He's trying to fight Islamophobia, one question at a time.
Sunday, February 08, 2015
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be in Washington, D.C., on Monday for talks with President Obama. The meeting could be a tense one, over differences in handling the crisis in Ukraine.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The line on the left went to the gas chambers, but an SS guard shoved Jack Mandelbaum to the right. Thus began a three-year nightmare in seven camps for a Jewish teenager who refused to give up hope.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Thousands of people protested against Muslim immigration in the city of Leipzig Wednesday night. They were met by large counter-demonstrations and a massive police presence.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Thousands of opponents of Muslim immigration to Germany staged a mass rally in the German city of Leipzig on Wednesday night, but the turnout was lower than expected thanks to counter-demonstrations and a massive police presence.
Friday, January 16, 2015
With refugees streaming in, Germany is running short of places for them. One city has proposed housing refugees in a barracks on the grounds of the notorious Buchenwald camp.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
More than 25,000 Germans protested against what they describe as radical Islam and runaway immigration. Proponents and critics say the record attendance was a result of the terror attacks in Paris.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Supporters of a German movement that seeks to limit Muslim immigration marched through the streets of Dresden on Monday, despite appeals for them to lesson inter-communal tensions.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
The country has suffered from graft and poverty since the fall of communism 25 years ago. Can a new president and an anti-corruption crusader make a difference?
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Andrei Kemenici, who was a colonel then, says he still thinks about the 4 days he held Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife in custody before their execution 25 years ago on Christmas Day.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Nicolae Ceausescu ruled with an iron fist for 25 years until he was overthrown and executed on Christmas Day in 1989. A quarter-century after his ouster, the country is still dealing with his legacy.
Friday, December 19, 2014
On Sunday, Romania will swear in a new president, the first from one of that country's ethnic minorities. Klaus Iohannis, a little known mayor from Transylvania with German ancestry, scored a surprise victory last month over Romania's prime minister.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Manfred Karg's 19-year-old son, a convert to Islam, is one of at least 60 Germans killed fighting alongside ISIS militants. Karg says efforts to stop the flow to Syria and Iraq are taking too long.
Monday, December 01, 2014
In a country that strives to protect work-life balance, there are calls to ban employers from sending work email after business hours. Some big companies are already doing that.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has attacked Russian actions in Ukraine, telling the German parliament that it will take long-term sanctions and perseverance to end the crisis there.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Iran and Israel are sworn enemies, but Germany is neutral ground where people from those countries can collaborate musically. Sistanagila, an Israeli-Iranian ensemble, is doing just that.
Monday, November 10, 2014
The Berlin Wall separated many German families, and their anguish was visible at the former Berlin railway station — now a museum — that was the main crossing between East and West.
Friday, November 07, 2014
On Nov. 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall stopped being a barrier between East and West Germany, ushering in the end of communist rule across the Soviet bloc.