Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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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.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel Suffers Setback In Regional Elections

Monday, September 19, 2016

Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered another setback in regional elections in Germany with the worst showing ever by her Christian Democratic party in Berlin.


In Germany, Far-Right Party Strikes A Blow To Merkel's Ruling Party

Monday, September 19, 2016

Chancellor Angela Merkel's political party suffered a historic defeat in state elections in Berlin on Sunday — the second time in as many weeks where voters have lashed out against her.


German Chancellor's Party Has Poor Showing In Her Home State Election

Monday, September 05, 2016

Angela Merkel's approval ratings are plummeting over her government's disjointed refugee policy. Voter anger over the issue led to a stinging rebuke in the state where she has her political base.


Artists Use Humans As A Canvas At World Bodypainting Festival

Monday, August 15, 2016

As part of our series on unusual summer festivals, NPR travels to Austria for the World Bodypainting Festival, where artists use brushes, sprays and sponges on human canvases.


Anti-EU Forces In Austria Push For Exit Referendum

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Brexit has encouraged pro-exit movements across Europe. In Austria, only 51 percent of the people tell pollsters they want to stay in the European Union, and a new party has formed with a single goal: get out.


Manhunt Underway After Shooting Leaves At Least 9 Dead In Munich

Friday, July 22, 2016

At least nine people were killed Friday after a shooting near a shopping center in Munich, Germany. Police say they are searching for as many as three shooters.


In Germany, Lawmakers Pass 'No Means No' Law For Cases Of Rape

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Lawmakers approved tougher laws Thursday, closing loopholes that had created a "second, bitter humiliation for victims" when perpetrators weren't punished, said Germany's justice minister.


Germany Looks For New Partners In Wake Of Brexit Vote

Monday, June 27, 2016

Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted her French and Italian counterparts Monday, to plot the European Union's moves after Brexit. Germany, though the key player, is wary of coming across too strong.


Amid Housing Shortage, Berlin Bans Short-Term Rentals

Sunday, June 26, 2016

The Berlin government has imposed a ban on short-term rentals using sites like Airbnb. They say rentals are causing a housing shortage and high rents — but renters say they are being scapegoated.


Germany Gains New Leverage After U.K. Votes To Leave EU

Friday, June 24, 2016

The Brexit vote is a bitter blow for Germany, the most powerful member of the European Union whose chancellor will now struggle to stop the anti-elite contagion from spreading on the continent.


Incident At Theater Rattles A Nervous Germany

Thursday, June 23, 2016

An armed man is reportedly dead after a SWAT team was sent into a cinema in a small town near Mannheim.


In Germany, Asylum Seekers' Medical Needs Are Being Contained

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.