Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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Germany Deports First Group Of Afghan Asylum Seekers

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The 34 Afghan asylum seekers departed Frankfurt Airport for Kabul on a chartered flight. The deportations have been criticized for potentially putting the migrants back into harm's way.


For Austria, A Tough Choice On What To Do With Hitler's Birthplace

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Austrian officials want to make sure "nothing would happen there ... that could support Nazi ideology in any way," says a government spokesman. But there's disagreement on how best to proceed.


Too Close To Call, Austrian Presidential Election Could Mean Far-Right Presidency

Sunday, December 04, 2016

The Freedom Party's populist candidate, who's drawn comparisons to Hitler, could win the presidency in today's election re-run, becoming Europe's first far-right head of state since World War II.


Austrians To Vote Again After May's Presidential Runoff Was Disallowed

Friday, December 02, 2016

The race between a left-leaning independent and far-right populist is reverberating across the Europe, where many officials worry the outcome will further weaken their already fractured union.


A Year Later: Fence Between Serbia And Hungary Slows Migrant Traffic

Monday, November 28, 2016

The fence dramatically reduced the number of crossings. In 2015, as many as 3,000 migrants crossed daily, now only about 30 asylum seekers a day have been officially allowed to enter Hungary.


Targeted To Teens, A German Play About ISIS Stokes Fear, Teaching Opportunities

Sunday, November 27, 2016

A play based on the experiences of one of the few journalists to have reported from behind ISIS lines is causing controversy. Critics are wary of how students will receive the sensitive themes.


Germany's Angela Merkel, 62, Will Seek A Fourth Term In 2017

Monday, November 21, 2016

The chancellor announced on Sunday she'll seek another term. "This election will be even more difficult than those we have had before as we are facing a strong polarization," she says.


German Chancellor Will Seek A Fourth Term

Sunday, November 20, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the most important voice for liberal democracy in Europe, announced on Sunday that she will run for another term in 2017.


Obama Calls German Chancellor Angela Merkel 'His Closest Ally'

Thursday, November 17, 2016

President Obama's last overseas tour takes him to Berlin on Thursday, where he'll meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel — the most prominent European leader standing against growing nationalist populism.


France Begins Clearing Out Migrant Camp In Calais

Monday, October 24, 2016

France began clearing the sprawling migrant camp in the northern city of Calais on Monday. The camp, known as "The Jungle," has been home to more than 6,500 migrants who have fled war and poverty. France plans to resettle the migrants in 450 centers around the country.


France Begins Evicting Thousands Of Migrants From 'The Jungle'

Monday, October 24, 2016

The refugee camp known as The Jungle is located in the northern port city of Calais. Police have started removing thousands of migrants from the camp, and they're not happy about leaving.


Mass-Eviction Set To Empty 'The Jungle' Of Migrants. What's Next For them?

Sunday, October 23, 2016

France says the unofficial migrant camp on the north coast of the country will be demolished "within days." That means up to 10,000 asylum-seekers are being resettled at centers across France.


Germany Hosts Meeting To Review Peace Deal For Eastern Ukraine

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Leaders met in Berlin on Wednesday in an effort to revive a peace agreement for Eastern Ukraine. The Minsk peace accords were signed last year, but have done little to stop the fighting.


Leaders Meet In Berlin To Review Minsk Peace Agreement On Ukraine

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia will meet in Berlin Wednesday in an attempt to revive the Minsk peace agreement for Eastern Ukraine. But the two Western leaders say they also plan to question Russia's Vladimir Putin about his bombing campaign in Syria.


Hungary Works To Strengthen Anti-Migrant Fence On Serbian Border

Friday, October 14, 2016

The Hungarian government is rushing to make its border fence with Serbia impermeable, as authorities step up their efforts to keep asylum seekers out.


Man Arrested In German Bomb Plot Commits Suicide In Jail

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The Syrian refugee who German authorities accuse of planning an attack on a Berlin airport has committed suicide. German politicians say they are stunned that someone on suicide watch was left alone.


Refugees Detain Syrian Suspected Of Planning Attack, German Police Say

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

After a nationwide manhunt, Germans are relieved that a Syrian refugee suspected of preparing a bomb attack has been captured and arrested. He was seized and handed over to police by other refugees.


Along Germany's Coast, A Nazi Resort Becomes An Upscale Destination

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

One of the biggest Nazi relics, a massive beachfront indoctrination camp on the Baltic Sea, has been transformed into condominiums and a luxury tourist resort. It's causing a stir.


Hungarians Reject EU Migrant Plan, But Referendum Declared Invalid

Monday, October 03, 2016

Hungarians voted over the weekend on whether they are willing to accept a European Union-imposed refugee policy that would allocate a share of Europe's refugees for resettlement there.


Hungarians Vote Against EU Refugee Plan

Sunday, October 02, 2016

Hungarians who voted Sunday overwhelmingly rejected a European Union plan to accept a small number of refugees in their country. But the measure was declared invalid because of low voter turnout.