Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson appears in the following:
Monday, August 15, 2016
As part of our series on unusual summer festivals, NPR travels to Austria for the World Bodypainting Festival, where artists use brushes, sprays and sponges on human canvases.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Brexit has encouraged pro-exit movements across Europe. In Austria, only 51 percent of the people tell pollsters they want to stay in the European Union, and a new party has formed with a single goal: get out.
Friday, July 22, 2016
At least nine people were killed Friday after a shooting near a shopping center in Munich, Germany. Police say they are searching for as many as three shooters.
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Lawmakers approved tougher laws Thursday, closing loopholes that had created a "second, bitter humiliation for victims" when perpetrators weren't punished, said Germany's justice minister.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted her French and Italian counterparts Monday, to plot the European Union's moves after Brexit. Germany, though the key player, is wary of coming across too strong.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
The Berlin government has imposed a ban on short-term rentals using sites like Airbnb. They say rentals are causing a housing shortage and high rents — but renters say they are being scapegoated.
Friday, June 24, 2016
The Brexit vote is a bitter blow for Germany, the most powerful member of the European Union whose chancellor will now struggle to stop the anti-elite contagion from spreading on the continent.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
An armed man is reportedly dead after a SWAT team was sent into a cinema in a small town near Mannheim.
Monday, June 13, 2016
Providing care to asylum seekers has been a challenge, not least due to language barriers. Two entrepreneurs have turned shipping containers into mobile clinics, with 24-hour access to translators.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
In Poland and Romania, some are happy to have new U.S. bases in light of recent Russian moves. But others say the most likely result will be heightened tensions with Moscow.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
One Afghan family fled to Germany through the Mediterranean to save one child from the clutches of an Afghan strongman. But it cost the life of another one of their children, or so they thought.
Friday, May 13, 2016
New U.S. bases are located on Cold War relics — areas that once belonged to Warsaw Pact forces. The U.S. is trying to reassure the Russians that the defense systems are not a threat.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Mounting Romanian distrust of Russia following its actions in neighboring Ukraine and Moldova has driven Bucharest to take dramatic steps to modernize its military and host some of the first U.S. bases in a former Iron Curtain country.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
A change of command ceremony at the U.S. European Command in Stuttgart, Germany, became a platform for the Pentagon chief and his top generals to lash out at Russian aggression.
Monday, April 25, 2016
German authorities say a rise in hate speech is fueling attacks on migrants and Muslims in Germany, which is why they're aggressively pursuing the founder of one anti-Islamist movement in court.
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Critics say Belgian forensics teams are taking too long to identify victims, leaving some families in the dark about their loved ones.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
With pressure mounting to improve inter-agency communication, European ministers hold contentious talks in Brussels, a city reeling from the deadly terrorist attacks this week.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Authorities are still searching for a suspect involved in Tuesday's airport bombing. The federal prosecutor says more is known about the bombers who killed at least 31 and wounded hundreds.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Police in Belgium are searching for a man they believe is connected to Tuesday's back-to-back bombings in the airport and at a subway station in Brussels. More than 30 people are dead and at least 200 wounded after explosions struck the city during the morning rush hour.
Friday, March 18, 2016
Aerospace engineer Claudia Kessler is searching for Germany's first female astronaut. The country's previous 11 astronauts were all men, which she says highlights German sexism in the sciences.