Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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Far-Right Expected To Win Austrian Elections

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Austrians vote today in an election likely to shake up the traditional two-party structure of politics in Austria — and see an anti-immigrant far-right party form part of the next government.


Germany's Angela Merkel Wins 4th Term As Far-Right Party Gains Power

Monday, September 25, 2017

Angela Merkel is chancellor of Germany again, but her party lost a lot of support, and the far right are in parliament for the first time in decades. The election results are a major shock for Germany's political establishment.


Merkel Expected To Win Fourth Term In Germany Despite Far-Right Disruption

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Germany goes to the polls on Sunday, and Angela Merkel is widely expected to win a fourth term as Chancellor. But disruption from the far-right and the hangover of the migrant crisis have made this campaign more difficult than Merkel is used to.


Visiting Angela Merkel's Home District

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Chancellor Angela Merkel's home district handed her party a stinging defeat in state elections last year. As the general election draws near, voters seem to have forgiven her refugee policy.


Smaller Political Parties In Germany Could Become Powerbrokers

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

With Germany's emerging importance for European stability, eyes are on the Sept. 24 elections. Frontrunners are clear but third-place finisher may affect whether the government tilts right or left.


Police In Spain Kill Suspected Van Driver In Barcelona Attack

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Police say they shot dead the man who they believe carried out the attack last week which left dozens dead and injured. The suspect was wearing what turned out to be a fake explosives belt.


Spain's Moroccan Community Fears Backlash After Barcelona Attack

Monday, August 21, 2017

A manhunt continues for the driver of a van who killed 13 people people in Barcelona. Police say the driver is a 22-year-old Moroccan-born man. Spain's Moroccan community fears a backlash.


Terrorist Cell Responsible For Vehicle Attacks In Spain Originally Planned A Series Of Bombings

Friday, August 18, 2017

Police in Spain say the vehicle attacks that killed 14 people in Barcelona and Cambrils were carried out by a terrorist cell that had been originally planning a series of bombings.


In Eastern Ukraine, A Struggle For Survival In The Crossfire Of A Little-Seen War

Friday, August 04, 2017

This year, 59 civilians have been killed and 280 injured as fighting continues in a 3-year-old war between Russian-backed separatists and government forces. Residents despair of ever seeing peace.


Morning News Brief: Signs Of Bipartisanship On Health Care, Corruption Vote In Brazil

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Lawmakers have showed interest of working across party linesies on improving health insurance markets. Also, Brazil's Congress votes on corruption charges against the president.


Germany Holds Summit On Car Pollution

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Germany is holding a conference to discuss concrete steps to curb auto pollution, but other issues like collusion and allegations of deception by the German auto industry are likely to dominate.


Poland Clashes With European Union Over Logging In Primeval Forest

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Warsaw's populist government has approved large-scale logging in the ancient Bialowieza Forest, despite an injunction by Europe's highest court. The forest is a World Heritage Site.


In Germany, A Comedy Renaissance

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Germany and comedy have not been synonymous, to say the least, since World War II. But, now, German comedy is making a comeback.


Logging Opens Dispute Between The EU And Poland

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Polish government's decision to allow logging in one of Europe's last remaining primeval forests has led to a bitter fight between Warsaw and the European Union.


On Final Day, G-20 Summit Draws Largest Turnout Of Protestors

Saturday, July 08, 2017

The G-20 meeting was marked by many days of violence, with scores of protesters and riot police facing off in the streets. Saturday's march, which was peaceful, was the largest display yet.


Thousands Protest G-20 In Hamburg

Friday, July 07, 2017

Clashes erupted between police and protesters who took to the streets of Hamburg, Germany on Thursday to protest against the G-20 summit being held in the city.


Protesters Clash With German Police Outside Of G-20 Summit

Thursday, July 06, 2017

President Trump arrives in Germany ahead of the G-20 summit on Thursday. This president is much less popular than his predecessors, and the people of Hamburg are not looking forward to the protests and disruption likely to mark his visit.


Trump Bucks Trend, Will Visit Poland Before Germany, France Or U.K.

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

President Trump will visit Poland on Wednesday. Although Trump is unpopular in much of Europe, he can expect a warm welcome in Warsaw. The White House says Poland is a potential energy partner.


In Some Places, Germany's Bike Autobahn Is Faster Than The Car Version

Monday, July 03, 2017

Germany is building Europe's biggest bicycle autobahn to connect 10 cities — and hopefully remove thousands of cars from German roads.


Germany Votes To Fine Social Media Companies For Failing To Remove Hate Speech

Friday, June 30, 2017

The German parliament has voted to impose fines of up to $57 million on social media companies that fail to remove "obviously illegal" hate speech within 24 hours of it being posted.