Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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German City Bans Refugees From Settling There, Other Cities May Follow

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Refugees are no longer allowed to settle in one western German city. Such bans are expected to be introduced in other cities as more Germans complain that there are too many refugees.


Yemen's Former Leader Ali Abdullah Saleh Leaves A Legacy Of Divisions And Chaos

Monday, December 04, 2017

Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was killed Monday, never wavered in his belief that only he could lead the Yemenis. But he fueled societal divisions by playing enemies off each other to weaken his opposition.


German Government Trying To Bring Back Children Who Ended Up With ISIS

Friday, November 24, 2017

The German Foreign Ministry is trying to negotiate the return of German children who ended up with ISIS through no fault of their own. Some of the children were taken to Iraq and Syria by their German parents, while others were born there.


In Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Coalition Talks Have Failed

Monday, November 20, 2017

Attempts by German chancellor Angela Merkel to form a coalition government have collapsed — earning a rebuke from the German President, who called on politicians to put aside their party interests for the sake of the country.


Coalition Talks In Germany Collapse, Blow To Merkel's Leadership

Monday, November 20, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel now faces the choice of forming a minority government or calling new elections. Either way, the failure is a setback to Merkel's leadership.


German Consumers Fight Automakers For Compensation In Emissions Scandal

Friday, November 10, 2017

German automakers are under fire again, this time from European owners of vehicles linked to the diesel emissions scandal who, unlike American owners, have gotten no compensation.


With Huge Fines, German Law Pushes Social Networks To Delete Abusive Posts

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Social media companies could be penalized by as much as $58.3 million if they don't remove a malicious post from their platforms soon after it is reported — in some cases within 24 hours.


After Coalition Talks, Kurz Expected To Be Austria's Next Prime Minister

Monday, October 16, 2017

No party won a majority but Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, 31, is poised to head the government following tough coalition government negotiations.


Far-Right Expected To Win Austrian Elections

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Austrians vote today in an election likely to shake up the traditional two-party structure of politics in Austria — and see an anti-immigrant far-right party form part of the next government.


Germany's Angela Merkel Wins 4th Term As Far-Right Party Gains Power

Monday, September 25, 2017

Angela Merkel is chancellor of Germany again, but her party lost a lot of support, and the far right are in parliament for the first time in decades. The election results are a major shock for Germany's political establishment.


Merkel Expected To Win Fourth Term In Germany Despite Far-Right Disruption

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Germany goes to the polls on Sunday, and Angela Merkel is widely expected to win a fourth term as Chancellor. But disruption from the far-right and the hangover of the migrant crisis have made this campaign more difficult than Merkel is used to.


Visiting Angela Merkel's Home District

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Chancellor Angela Merkel's home district handed her party a stinging defeat in state elections last year. As the general election draws near, voters seem to have forgiven her refugee policy.


Smaller Political Parties In Germany Could Become Powerbrokers

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

With Germany's emerging importance for European stability, eyes are on the Sept. 24 elections. Frontrunners are clear but third-place finisher may affect whether the government tilts right or left.


Police In Spain Kill Suspected Van Driver In Barcelona Attack

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Police say they shot dead the man who they believe carried out the attack last week which left dozens dead and injured. The suspect was wearing what turned out to be a fake explosives belt.


Spain's Moroccan Community Fears Backlash After Barcelona Attack

Monday, August 21, 2017

A manhunt continues for the driver of a van who killed 13 people people in Barcelona. Police say the driver is a 22-year-old Moroccan-born man. Spain's Moroccan community fears a backlash.


Terrorist Cell Responsible For Vehicle Attacks In Spain Originally Planned A Series Of Bombings

Friday, August 18, 2017

Police in Spain say the vehicle attacks that killed 14 people in Barcelona and Cambrils were carried out by a terrorist cell that had been originally planning a series of bombings.


In Eastern Ukraine, A Struggle For Survival In The Crossfire Of A Little-Seen War

Friday, August 04, 2017

This year, 59 civilians have been killed and 280 injured as fighting continues in a 3-year-old war between Russian-backed separatists and government forces. Residents despair of ever seeing peace.


Morning News Brief: Signs Of Bipartisanship On Health Care, Corruption Vote In Brazil

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Lawmakers have showed interest of working across party linesies on improving health insurance markets. Also, Brazil's Congress votes on corruption charges against the president.


Germany Holds Summit On Car Pollution

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Germany is holding a conference to discuss concrete steps to curb auto pollution, but other issues like collusion and allegations of deception by the German auto industry are likely to dominate.


Poland Clashes With European Union Over Logging In Primeval Forest

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Warsaw's populist government has approved large-scale logging in the ancient Bialowieza Forest, despite an injunction by Europe's highest court. The forest is a World Heritage Site.