Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson appears in the following:
Saturday, February 06, 2016
As Denmark's politicians debate how many asylum seekers to let in, the country is working to better integrate the refugees already there.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Ambivalence about refugees runs high in Denmark. Danes are critical of a new law requiring police to take cash and valuables from asylum seekers. But they're also nervous about rising refugee numbers.
Monday, January 25, 2016
The Danish government is determined to persuade asylum seekers not to come to Denmark. Its plan to order police to seize cash and valuables from asylum seekers is sparking an outcry.
Monday, January 25, 2016
The welcome for migrants hoping to build new lives in Europe is wearing thin. Denmark, which has taken in relatively few asylum seekers, is doing everything it can to stop any more from arriving.
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Poland's new parliament has restricted the country's constitutional court and has put women undergoing fertilization treatments, in addition to others, in a tough position.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
At least 10 people, most of them German tourists, are believed dead after an apparent suicide bombing in Istanbul, Turkey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Saturday, December 19, 2015
Months of training culminated with reaching the summit of a 16,500-foot peak, which they named. But there were frustrations and squabbles along the away, and uncertainties as they returned to Kabul.
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.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Berlin is a favorite among Hollywood's top directors and actors. In the past year, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2, Homeland and Bridge of Spies were all shot on location in the German capital.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
After the Paris attacks, refugees in Berlin have felt increased scrutiny, as police comb their numbers for potential threats. But many Syrians there say they fear ISIS as much as their hosts do.