Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.