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Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson appears in the following:

Same-Sex Couples Strive For Marriage Rights In Every EU Country

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The European Union has standards for labor, trade and sanitation, but same-sex marriage is left to member states. Only about a dozen EU countries recognize such unions.

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Bailout Makes Germans Just As Squeamish As Greeks, For Different Reasons

Friday, July 17, 2015

The eurozone's third bailout program for Greece was largely the work of German leaders, but makes may Germans uncomfortable. They want a hard line taken with Greece, but fear being seen as bullies.

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Greece's Financial Rescue: A Blow To European Unity?

Monday, July 13, 2015

It's not just Greeks who are upset by their country's latest bailout. Supporters of European unity say the weekend's fraught negotiations in Brussels have damaged the ideal of European solidarity.

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Eurogroup, Greeks Reach Agreement On A Bailout Plan

Monday, July 13, 2015

A frantic weekend of activity in Brussels resulted in a new financial rescue deal for Greece, preventing a near-term exit from the Eurozone.

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Could Greece's Debt Crisis Become Merkel's Worst Political Failure?

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Critics say German chancellor Angela Merkel is being too rigid when it comes to helping Greece with its debt, but she is under intense domestic pressure to resist Greek demands.

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Greece Stalls On New Bailout Proposal As European Leaders Meet

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

European leaders met in Brussels on Tuesday for an emergency summit on the Greek debt crisis. They expected a new Greek proposal for a bailout but ended the day empty-handed.

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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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