Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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Debate Over Migrant Crisis Threatens To Topple Germany's Government

Monday, June 18, 2018

A dispute over the tightening immigration policies in Germany is threatening to bring down Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government.

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Political Fight Centers On Whether German Borders Should Be Closed

Monday, June 18, 2018

Germany's government is in danger of being brought down over immigration — the same issue that almost cost Angela Merkel the chancellorship during last fall's elections.

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Nations Respond After Trump Withdraws Endorsement Of G-7 Communique

Monday, June 11, 2018

Germany and other members of the G-7 have begun responding to President Trump's rejection of the group's communique following its meeting in Canada.

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Uproar Continues Over Pro-Right Remarks By U.S. Ambassador To Germany

Thursday, June 07, 2018

The new U.S. ambassador to Germany upset his hosts, and Democratic senators back home, with his announced support for right-wing populists in Europe.

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Could A Diesel Ban In Hamburg, Germany, Cause More Pollution? Some Residents Worry

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The partial ban went into effect Thursday. Many Germans question whether the ban is an environmental milestone or a political shell game that could end up creating more pollution.

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New EU Data Protection Law Could Affect People Who Take Pictures With Their Phones

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The European Union's new data protection law is intended to strengthen privacy rights and stop abuses by social media giants. But the law also forbids people from posting anyone's picture online without their permission — and that includes tourist vacation photos.

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European Leaders Discuss How To Preserve Iran Nuclear Deal

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Foreign Ministers from the U.K., France and Germany, as well as the European Union's foreign policy chief, are meeting Iran's Foreign Minister in Brussels Tuesday to discuss ways to preserve the Iran nuclear deal despite threatened U.S. sanctions.

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George Soros Group Leaves Hungary, Citing 'Hate Campaign'

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Open Society Foundations, which promotes democracy and transparency, says it will exit Hungary amid an escalating dispute between Soros and the country's right-wing government.

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New U.S. Ambassador To Germany Grenell Irks His Hosts The Day He Arrives

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

In his defense, Richard Grenell said his tweet instructing German companies to "wind down operations immediately" in Iran was just following "White House talking points."

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European Leaders Respond To Trump's Iran Deal Pullout

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Going against advice from European allies, President Trump has pulled out of the Iran deal and says he will reimpose economic sanctions. Now European leaders are reacting.

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Merkel And Trump Meeting Includes Some Strange Moments, But No Tangible Results

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Handshakes and cheek kisses from the U.S. president surprised onlookers, but they were the only unanticipated events to happen during Friday's two-hour talk between the world leaders.

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Germany's Jewish Community Responds After Man Attacked For Wearing Yarmulke

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A 21-year-old Israeli Arab who says he isn't Jewish but only conducting an "experiment" by wearing a skullcap took video of the attack last week in Berlin.

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2 Jewish Men Attacked In Berlin

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Following an attack on two Jewish men in Berlin, one Jewish leader in Germany is calling on men to not wear skullcaps in big cities there to avoid making them targets of violence.

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Why Putin's Pal, Germany's Ex-Chancellor Schroeder, Isn't On A Sanctions List

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Gerhard Schroeder went from chancellor of Germany to chairman of key Russian energy corporations. But many Germans are in no mood for more sanctions against Kremlin interests.

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Hamburg To Ban Diesel Vehicles

Friday, April 13, 2018

Hamburg soon will become the first city in Germany to ban most diesel vehicles from driving on several key streets in an effort to cut down on air pollution.

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Hungary's Viktor Orbán Sweeps To Re-Election, Securing Populist Party Majority

Sunday, April 08, 2018

Orbán, 54, handily secured his third consecutive term on an anti-migration platform in an election with a record-high turnout. His right-wing Fidesz party is poised to regain majority in parliament.

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Hungarians Turn Out To Vote In Parliamentary Elections

Sunday, April 08, 2018

Some election observers say it may be mail-in ballots from new citizens who live outside Hungary that decide whether incumbent Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his Fidesz party win Sunday's election.

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Hungary's Satirical 'Two-Tailed Dog' Party Will Debut In Sunday Elections

Saturday, April 07, 2018

Candidates dress up as a chicken, a gorilla and Santa Claus. The satirical party uses humor to defuse fears stirred up by Hungary's nationalistic government. They promise free beer and eternal life.

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Hungary's Anti-Migrant Prime Minister Leads Polls Before Elections

Friday, April 06, 2018

Hungary's right-wing nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban could be heading to a third term after elections on Sunday, unless the fractured opposition can unite against him.

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Hungary's Prime Minister Embraces Far-Right Policies, May Reap Election Win

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Prime Minister Viktor Orban is expected to win in his country's elections this month. But critics say his success comes from his having adopted similar policies to the far right.

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