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Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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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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Germanwings Disaster Marks First Crash For The Budget Airliner

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The airline operating the plane that crashed in the French Alps says the plane had been inspected and found safe Monday.

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Investigators Lack Answers In French Alps Plane Crash

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The plane took off from Barcelona, Spain, headed to Dusseldorf, Germany, on Tuesday. All 150 people on board were killed. The cockpit voice recorder has been found but not the flight data recorder.

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Germans Open Their Homes To Refugee Roommates

Friday, March 06, 2015

A flood of refugees in Germany has strained resources, particularly housing. A website has signed up hundreds of Germans willing to have the newcomers come and live with them.

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Highest-Ranking Muslim German Official Says Terrorist Attacks Bolster Discrimination

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.

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Without Apprenticeships, Migrant Germans Lack Career Opportunties

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.

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A German Muslim Asks His Compatriots: 'What Do You Want To Know?'

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.

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Merkel's U.S. Visit Could Turn Testy

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.

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A Holocaust Survivor, Spared From Auschwitz At The Last Second

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.

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Anti-Islamization Rally In Germany Draws Counter-Demonstrators

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.

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