Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson International correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson is based in Berlin and covers Central Europe for NPR. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning programs including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at her Berlin party headquarters Friday for talks with members of potential coalition parties to form a new government. Kay Nietfeld/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Consumers Fight Automakers For Compensation In Emissions Scandal

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Anas Modamani speaks to the media Feb. 6 in Wuerzburg, Germany, after a court session about his lawsuit against Facebook. Modamani's suit, regarding the misuse of a selfie he took of himself with German Chancellor Angela Merkel was rejected, but his lawyer Lawyer Chan-Jo Jun, right, says that under a new law a lawsuit might not even have been necessary. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images hide caption

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With Huge Fines, German Law Pushes Social Networks To Delete Abusive Posts

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500 Years Since 95 Theses, Martin Luther's Legacy Divides Some Of His Descendants

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After Coalition Talks, Kurz Expected To Be Austria's Next Prime Minister

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Far-Right Expected To Win Austrian Elections

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Sebastian Kurz, Austria's foreign minister and leader of the conservative Austrian People's Party (OeVP), arrives at his party headquarters on Oct. 13 in Vienna. The OeVP is currently leading in polls. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Austria Election: Center-Right Party Head Likely Next Prime Minister

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

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German Chancellor and Christian Democrat Angela Merkel appears to have lost some support because of her refugee policy that allowed more than a million asylum seekers into the country since 2015. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Deportation As An Election Issue In Germany

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A poster in Essen showing women in traditional German dress promotes the far-right party Alternative for Germany. The poster says, "Colorful variety? We have already." Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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

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Visiting Angela Merkel's Home District

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