Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson appears in the following:
Slovaks Take To The Streets After Prime Minister's Resignation
Friday, March 16, 2018
Protesters are demanding new elections and arrests for the murders of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak, who had been reporting on political corruption, and his fiancée Martina Kusnírová.
Slovakia's Government In Turmoil After Journalist's Death
Thursday, March 15, 2018
The government has resigned after weeks of political turmoil in the country. The move follows the slaying of a journalist who was investigating alleged corruption involving foreign businessmen.
German High Court Rules That Cities Can Ban Diesel Vehicles To Reduce Pollution
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
A high court in Germany says a city suffering from excessive air pollution can ban older diesel vehicles from its streets, if officials cannot find other ways to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions to E.U.-mandated levels.
Hungary's Leader Proposes 'Stop Soros' Laws Against NGOs That Help Migrants
Friday, February 23, 2018
Hungary's government has proposed a series of bills it says will curb illegal immigration. Critics say the motivation is to cripple NGOs linked to U.S. financier George Soros.
Hungary And Poland Work To Improve Ties
Friday, February 16, 2018
Hungary and Poland have grown closer together as their populist leaders come under criticism from the rest of the European Union.
German Parties Reportedly Form Coalition Government
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Two German political parties have reached a deal to form a government. If approved the deal would mean the country would avoid new elections.
Hungary Closes Borders To Most Asylum Seekers, Human Rights Advocates Say
Monday, February 05, 2018
Advocates say Hungary is only allowing two asylum seekers in each day. They say that violates international law, and is causing panic among the thousands waiting to cross from Serbia.
German Leaders Agree On New Coalition Talks, But Hurdles Remain
Friday, January 12, 2018
The parties from the last coalition will start negotiations on forming a government. It's only a partial victory for Chancellor Angela Merkel, and concerns remain over the role of a far-right party.
German Chancellor Merkel Strikes Deal For New Coalition Government
Friday, January 12, 2018
After 15 weeks of wrangling, Angela Merkel has brought her conservatives together with center-left allies to end a political crisis, and allow formation of a coalition government.
Germany's Angela Merkel Tries For A 2nd Time To Form A Government
Monday, January 08, 2018
The German chancellor is in the political fight of her life. As Germans wait for a fully formed government, Merkel and the leaders of two other parties hold a final attempt to form a government.
Forming A Coalition Is Distracting Chancellor Merkel, Critics Say
Thursday, December 28, 2017
German chancellor Angela Merkel has been a leading figure in Europe and on the world stage but critics say her party's poor showing in the recent German elections has occupied her attention.
Austrian Muslims Say Religious Intolerance Is Growing
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Austria adopted a face-veil ban in recent months and is seeing a rise of vandalism at Muslim businesses and mosques. The new Austrian government denies it is ostracizing Muslims.
Austria's Coalition Government Includes Party Linked To Ex-Nazis
Monday, December 18, 2017
When the Freedom Party was in government before, there was an outcry and Austria was subject to sanctions. Critics say the party's anti-migrant, anti-Islam agenda is now considered mainstream.
German City Bans Refugees From Settling There, Other Cities May Follow
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Refugees are no longer allowed to settle in one western German city. Such bans are expected to be introduced in other cities as more Germans complain that there are too many refugees.
German Government Trying To Bring Back Children Who Ended Up With ISIS
Friday, November 24, 2017
The German Foreign Ministry is trying to negotiate the return of German children who ended up with ISIS through no fault of their own. Some of the children were taken to Iraq and Syria by their German parents, while others were born there.
In Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Coalition Talks Have Failed
Monday, November 20, 2017
Attempts by German chancellor Angela Merkel to form a coalition government have collapsed — earning a rebuke from the German President, who called on politicians to put aside their party interests for the sake of the country.
Coalition Talks In Germany Collapse, Blow To Merkel's Leadership
Monday, November 20, 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel now faces the choice of forming a minority government or calling new elections. Either way, the failure is a setback to Merkel's leadership.
German Consumers Fight Automakers For Compensation In Emissions Scandal
Friday, November 10, 2017
German automakers are under fire again, this time from European owners of vehicles linked to the diesel emissions scandal who, unlike American owners, have gotten no compensation.
With Huge Fines, German Law Pushes Social Networks To Delete Abusive Posts
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Social media companies could be penalized by as much as $58.3 million if they don't remove a malicious post from their platforms soon after it is reported — in some cases within 24 hours.
After Coalition Talks, Kurz Expected To Be Austria's Next Prime Minister
Monday, October 16, 2017
No party won a majority but Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, 31, is poised to head the government following tough coalition government negotiations.