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.

Forming A Coalition Is Distracting Chancellor Merkel, Critics Say

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Aerial view over the rooftops of Vienna from the south tower of St. Stephen's Cathedral. Many Muslims say tensions are rising in Vienna. bluejayphoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Austrian Muslims Say Religious Intolerance Is Growing

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Austria's Coalition Government Includes Party Linked To Ex-Nazis

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German City Bans Refugees From Settling There, Other Cities May Follow

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Ali Abdullah Saleh gave a speech to supporters in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Aug. 24, 2017. He never wavered in his belief that only he could lead the Yemenis, even though he fueled societal divisions by playing enemies off one another to weaken his opposition. Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Residents of Salzigitter shop at the local mall. Officials say their community and its resources are being overwhelmed by refugees, most of them from Syria. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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German Government Trying To Bring Back Children Who Ended Up With ISIS

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In Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Coalition Talks Have Failed

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Coalition Talks In Germany Collapse, Blow To Merkel's Leadership

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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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Germany's Merkel, Weakened After Poor Election Showing, Struggles To Form Government

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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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