Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson appears in the following:
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.
Monday, March 14, 2016
In local German elections, voters delivered a harsh blow to Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats over her refugee policy that saw more than a million migrants apply for asylum last year.
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Germany is determined to dissuade more asylum seekers from coming there, but a new law its parliament passed last month targets an especially vulnerable group: children.
Saturday, March 12, 2016
The rise in hostile rhetoric against migrants in Germany is being linked to the country's new populist political party. The "Alliance for Germany is expected to win pivotal elections on Sunday.
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Turkey's prime minister surprised European Union leaders at a summit in Brussels by linking progress in Turkey's application to join the EU to assisting Europe with the migrant crisis.
Saturday, March 05, 2016
Pointing out America's inadequacies is a common tactic in U.S. presidential campaigns, but sometimes the jabs backfire. That happened this week to Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders when he took on Internet speeds in the U.S.
His observation Wednesday drew a flurry of annoyed responses on both sides of the Atlantic. ...
Thursday, March 03, 2016
In Germany, the American presidential primaries are generating more interest than usual — especially in Trump, a candidate who has German roots, and whose rise has many Germans feeling alarmed.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Germany is straining to cope with the large number of asylum-seekers and is encouraging some of them to return home. Germany's Parliament has also passed new laws making deportation easier.
Friday, February 26, 2016
They say they are leaving because of lengthy delays in being recognized as refugees, poor living conditions and humiliation at the hands of German authorities.