Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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Poland's New World War II Museum Just Opened, But Maybe Not For Long

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The museum opened March 23 in Gdansk, where the war began. "This is the museum of a war, but not a military museum," says historian Pawel Machcewicz. The government wants something different.

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Lech Walesa Is Fearful Where Democracy Is Headed In Poland

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The Nobel Prize winner says he will use any political clout he has left to help take down the Polish government to protect democracy. He wants Poles to petition for a referendum on new elections.

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Hungarian Legislation Threatens American University In Budapest

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Central European University is widely considered Hungary's top private university. It was founded by financier George Soros, who has a strained relationship with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

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Polling Stations Open In Europe For Turkish Referendum

Monday, March 27, 2017

Voting in the controversial Turkish referendum that led to the nasty spat between President Erdogan and Western European leaders starts in Germany. It's home to the largest ex-pat European community outside Turkey. It goes on for several weeks.

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Trump Backlash In Germany Gives Merkel Challenger Martin Schulz A Boost In Polls

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Martin Schulz, a former bookseller with no high school diploma, could become the next chancellor of Germany, thanks in part to an anti-Trump sentiment.

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Nationalist Polish Government Wants Changes To World War II Museum

Saturday, March 25, 2017

A new World War II museum just opened in the Polish city of Gdansk. But the populist Polish government wants to take over the museum and reshape its exhibits to fit a narrower, more flattering view.

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Germany Bans 'My Friend Cayla' Doll Over Spying Concerns

Monday, February 20, 2017

Germany has banned an interactive doll manufactured by an American company that German regulators charge can spy on children and collect personal data from them and their parents. But some consumer watchdogs say the ban alone is not enough.

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America's European Allies Still Seeing Mixed Messages From Trump Administration

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Mike Pence addressed world leaders on his first overseas trip as vice president. But he and other administration officials at the Munich Security Conference didn't completely reassure European allies.

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Pence And Mattis Commit To NATO, But Ask Europe For More Help

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary James Mattis talked at the Munich Security Conference this week. They reinforced the U.S. commitment to NATO and asked other countries to spend more.

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Europeans Look To U.S. Officials For Reassurance At Munich Conference

Friday, February 17, 2017

Senior members of the Trump administration will attend the Munich Security Conference on Friday, which is the first chance for many foreign defense and policy officials to hear directly from the new U.S. government.

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All-Female Orchestra From Afghanistan Is A Force For Change

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

An orchestra composed of 30 Afghan women, ages 14 to 20, is defying stereotypes and reviving the country's musical tradition.

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Countries React To President Trump's Immigration Order

Monday, January 30, 2017

People in many countries rejected the ban on refugees and restrictions on citizens of 7 Muslim-majority countries. The measures added to growing frustration and concern with the new U.S. president.

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German Chancellor Merkel Speaks With Trump

Sunday, January 29, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked with President Trump Saturday. The two discussed NATO, Russia and security cooperation during the 45-minute call.

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Populist Leader Aims 'To Change Political Situation' In Germany — And Europe

Friday, January 27, 2017

Frauke Petry's Alternative for Germany party enjoys the most support of any nationalist faction in that country since World War II. Its counterparts in Europe are also seeing surges in support.

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European Far-Right Politicians Talk Strategy For Upcoming Elections

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Far-right politicians from across Europe, drawing breath from Brexit and Donald Trump's victory, gathered in Koblenz, Germany, to map strategy for upcoming elections in their countries.

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U.S. Troops Arrive In Poland, But Will Trump Keep Them There?

Thursday, January 12, 2017

U.S. tanks have returned to Europe to help defend Poland and Baltic states from possible Russian aggression. The Kremlin sees it as a threat.

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U.S. Forces Deploy To Poland In Effort To Counter Russian Aggression

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The U.S. is sending tanks and soldiers to Poland and the Baltic states to counter a perceived threat from Russia. It's part of the biggest U.S. military deployment in Europe in decades.

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International Manhunt Underway For Tunisian Suspect In Berlin Market Attack

Thursday, December 22, 2016

German authorities have offered a reward of more than $100,000 as part of efforts to find a suspect in Monday's attack in Berlin. Twelve people were killed when a truck barreled into the market.

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Christmas Markets In Berlin Reopen As Police Continue Manhunt

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Christmas markets in Berlin reopened Wednesday even as police hunted for the perpetrators of Monday's attack.

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Suspects Sought In Berlin Christmas Market Attack

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

German police are searching for the person behind Monday's attack on the market in Berlin, which left 12 people dead and dozens injured. A suspect arrested shortly after the attack was cleared.

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