Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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Afghan women raise their voices in two new anthologies

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

This week marks a year since the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan. But the Taliban hasn't succeeded in silencing Afghan women, whose voices ring out in two new and powerful collections.

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Mubarak, Egypt's Ousted President, Is Dead At 91

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

For many Egyptians, Mubarak became the symbol of all that was wrong with their country. His nearly 30-year rule is recalled as a time of repression and economic stagnation for all but an elite few.

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The German View On The Impeachment Inquiry

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Some key figures in the impeachment inquiry are involved in European policy. And Germans are watching warily — they face political uncertainty as Chancellor Angela Merkel's tenure nears its end.

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'Our Women On The Ground' Unites Stories From Female Journalists In The Arab World

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

There's a deep fascination in the West with how women function in ultra-conservative societies where repression can be violent and even deadly. This anthology pulls back the curtain on those places.

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Merkel Expected To Push For Global Cohesiveness In New Year's Speech

Monday, December 31, 2018

Angela Merkel is still the chancellor of Germany and could stay in that job until 2021 — although you could be forgiven for thinking otherwise, given the speculation over who is to be her successor.

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Angela Merkel's Party Elects A Successor As She Begins Her Exit From German Politics

Friday, December 07, 2018

On Friday, the Christian Democratic Union chose its general secretary, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a strong Merkel supporter.

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E.U. Leaders Formally Back Britain's Brexit Plan

Monday, November 26, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May has the support from European Union leaders on a Brexit deal. But it must still be approved by Parliament in the United Kingdom.

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EU Approves Brexit Deal

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Leaders of the European Union have approved a plan for the United Kingdom to leave the EU. The U.K.'s parliament must still vote on the Brexit deal.

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The European Union And The Brexit Vote

Sunday, November 25, 2018

After a messy, year-and-a-half long battle, European leaders today signed off on a divorce deal for the United Kingdom, which is leaving the European Union in March.

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Comprehensive Post-Brexit Deal Drafted By Britain And EU

Friday, November 23, 2018

Officials from the United Kingdom and the European Union on Thursday approved a draft agreement on their future relationship — for when the U.K. leaves at the end of March 2020.

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Poland Requests U.S. Base To Guard Against Russian Aggression

Thursday, November 22, 2018

The Polish government is asking the U.S. to open a military base in Poland as a counter balance to Russia. They've offered the U.S. up to $2 billion, as well as a promise to call it "Fort Trump."

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Announces She Won't Seek Another Term

Monday, October 29, 2018

Merkel had told her party she won't run for re-election as its chairwoman. Her decision comes after the CDU suffered heavy losses in regional elections. She's held the chancellor post for 18 years.

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Where Things Stand As European Leaders Try To Reach An Agreement On Brexit

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May was urged to bring "new facts" to Wednesday's summit of E.U. leaders in Brussels. But U.K. ministers say the ball is the EU's court, so Brexit talks appear to be at stalemate as the clock ticks down.

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With Deadline Looming, Brexit Negotiations Once Again Are Stalled

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

EU leaders are gathering in Brussels on what is supposed to be the deadline for a deal to ease the U.K. out of the bloc next March. Plans to unveil a draft declaration have been scrapped.

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In German Regional Elections, Merkel's Allies Falter

Monday, October 15, 2018

Bavarian voters dealt German Chancellor Angela Merkel a tough blow Sunday. Her conservative allies there are projected to receive their second-worst result in regional elections since 1946.

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Germany's Far Right Finds A New Stronghold In Bavaria, And It's Costing Merkel

Saturday, October 13, 2018

A booming economy and ever fewer migrants crossing the border haven't eased a populist backlash against the German chancellor's political allies in the wealthy alpine state of Bavaria.

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Germany's Coalition Government Braces For Bavaria's Elections

Thursday, October 11, 2018

A prosperous area of Bavaria has become a stronghold for the far-right AfD. If the party does well in Sunday's regional elections, it could knock Chancellor Merkel's closest political ally from power.

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Winners Of 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Recognized For Their Fight Against Sexual Violence

Friday, October 05, 2018

This year's winners of the Nobel Peace Prize are a Congolese surgeon and a Yazidi activist, both cited for their work opposing sexual violence against women in conflict zones.

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Norwegian Nobel Committee Announces 2018 Peace Prize Winner

Friday, October 05, 2018

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have been named winners of the prize. The committee praised them for being symbols in the fight to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.

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Chinese Companies Get Tech-Savvy Gobbling Up Germany's Factories

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Beijing wants to up its manufacturing game to make high-end technology — so it has gone on a buying spree, acquiring key German tech firms.

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