Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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Proposed Danish Law Would Confiscate Cash From Asylum Seekers

Saturday, January 23, 2016

In an effort to deter refugees, a controversial bill in Denmark calls for police to confiscate cash and valuables from arriving asylum seekers.


German Anger Toward Migrants Is Directed At North Africans

Thursday, January 21, 2016

North Africans are blamed for recent attacks on German women. Police are raiding their communities — including the largest one in Duesseldorf. Some longtime Moroccan residents are fighting back.


European Commission May Strip Poland Of Its Vote Among EU Nations

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The ruling Law and Justice party in Poland has moved swiftly to control the Polish media and curtail the powers of the country's constitutional court. The actions are alarming Polish critics.


Germany Responds To Killing Of Tourists In Istanbul Suicide Attack

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

At least 10 people, most of them German tourists, are believed dead after an apparent suicide bombing in Istanbul, Turkey.


Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' Is Back In German Bookstores After 70 Years

Friday, January 08, 2016

A new, annotated edition — complete with criticism — is the first publication of the notorious autobiography in Germany since the end of World War II.


Migrants In Germany Accused Of Coordinated Sexual Assaults

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Police are investigating dozens of sexual assaults that occurred during New Year's Eve celebrations in Cologne. The police chief has been criticized for his officers slow reaction to the assaults.


New Year's Eve Assaults Renew German Tensions Over Migrants

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Police in Cologne are investigating reports of sexual assaults that occurred during New Year's Eve celebrations. Thousands were packed into the city's main square when the attacks occurred.


Berlin's Traditional Fireworks Display Stresses Migrants

Friday, January 01, 2016

Many of the city's residents already complain that the sounds are like a war zone on New Year's Eve. Imagine how that might affect asylum seekers who have just escaped from real wars.


Migrants Find A Warm Welcome At This German School

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Germany is struggling with 1 million migrants who applied for asylum this year. Officials say the key to integration is education, and many schools have made accommodating migrants a priority.


Struggling To Absorb Asylum-Seekers, Germany Steps Up Deportations

Friday, December 25, 2015

Germany has been generous in welcoming refugees, but is stepping up deportations to dissuade more from coming. Chancellor Angela Merkel says many Afghans seeking asylum shouldn't expect to stay.


Germans Look To 2016 With Some Trepidation, Poll Results Show

Monday, December 21, 2015

A majority Germans are afraid of what the coming year will bring, according to two new polls. That's a significant increase over last year, when less than a third of Germans surveyed felt that way.


For Young Afghan Women, Scaling Mountain Peaks Brings Highs And Lows

Saturday, December 19, 2015

The moment on top of an Afghan mountain peak was one of bittersweet triumph for 20-year-old Shopirai Otmonkhel and her friend Zahra Karimi Nooristani, 18. The budding mountaineers from Kabul beamed with pride as they held up the Afghan flag after climbing to heights no Afghan woman had ever reached.



Afghan Female Climbing Team Faced Daunting Obstacles Besides The Mountain

Thursday, December 17, 2015

The young female climbers became the first to scale a nearly 17,000-foot peak in Afghanistan. As jubilant as the American-led ascent was, the Afghan team's descent proved more treacherous.


With Rich History And Tax Breaks, Berlin Lures American Filmmakers

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Berlin is a favorite with many top American filmmakers and actors, and chances are you've seen landmarks from the German capital in movies — even when you didn't expect it.

Take The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2. The film's fictional capital, Panem, was partly filmed at Tempelhof. This ...


As Fears Mount In Germany, Syrian Refugees Grapple With Perceptions

Saturday, November 21, 2015

The Paris attacks are sparking fears in Europe that the Islamic State is hiding its operatives among the tens of thousands of refugees pouring into the European Union each month.

In Berlin, those fears are also troubling Syrian refugees, who worry they may be kicked out of Europe.

Samar Alalaly, ...


Fate Of Attacks' Planner Confirmed; State Of Emergency Extended

Thursday, November 19, 2015

As the French government is pressured to prevent another attack, the prosecutor's office says the organizer of the attacks is dead. Tension from the attacks has spread to other European countries.


Fate Of Attack Leader Is Still Unknown After Raid In Saint-Denis

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Paris is still tense after Wednesday's raid on a Paris suburb. That tension has spread across Europe. Authorities in Germany have stepped up security measures after Friday's attacks in Paris.


Increased Security Following Paris Attacks Spreads Fear In Germany

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

There is increased nervousness about security among the German public following the attacks in Paris Friday.


Soccer Match Canceled In Germany After Bomb Threat

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The investigation continues into the deadly attacks in Paris on Friday, and in Germany, a major soccer match was canceled Tuesday after a bomb threat.


As Paris Recovers From Attacks, Russia Confirms Bomb Caused Airliner Crash

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Russian finally acknowledged a terrorist plot brought down a Russian jetliner over Egypt last month. In Paris, the Muslim community worries there will be a backlash against them after the attacks.