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Some European allies send weapons to Ukraine while Germany holds back

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Some of Afghanistan's most talented young soccer players, members of what used to be the girls national team, gather for practice in Lisbon, Portugal, in November. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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An Afghan girls soccer team rebelled to play the game they love. Now they're refugees

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Young Roma writers find inspiration in Amanda Gorman's poetry

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Costumers gather for food and drinks at Time Out Market in Lisbon, Portugal. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Portugal has one of the top vaccination rates but isn't taking chances with omicron

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In Greece, the pope demands the world focus on the plight of asylum-seekers

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Greece and Austria are mandating COVID-19 vaccinations and fining people who refuse

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Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán gives a press conference following a meeting of prime ministers of central Europe's informal body of cooperation, called the Visegrad Group (V4) in Budapest, Hungary, last month. Attila Kisbenedek/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A discomfort with Western liberalism is growing in Eastern Europe

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Sixteen-year-old Sofia (left) and 13-year-old André Oliveira stand in Parque da Paz in Lisbon. The siblings are two of six young people in Portugal who are suing the governments of Europe's most polluting countries, including their own, to force them to cut emissions. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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These Portuguese kids are suing 33 European countries to force them to cut emissions

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Patients queue to get vaccinated against COVID-19, in Aristotelous Square, in the center of the Greek city of Thessaloniki on November 26, 2021. Sakis Mitroldis /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Portugal may be the model to follow for how to live safely with the coronavirus

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The 1st trial begins for volunteers who helped migrants in Greece

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Young activists pick a legal option to try to get European nations to cut emissions

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What's next for Afghan allies who were evacuated to a U.S. military base in Kosovo

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People in Hungary grapple with what it means to be European

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