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.

European bison, or wisents, keep a safe distance from human visitors to their enclosure on the property of Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg in Germany's densely populated state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson /NPR hide caption

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German Prince Plans To Put Bison Back In The Wild

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German Anti-Euro Group Has Big-Name Backers

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American actor David Hasselhoff speaks to protesters next to a remnant of the Berlin Wall last week. Thousands of people turned out to oppose a plan to knock down one of the few remaining sections of the wall. A small part was removed Wednesday. Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Long After Its Fall, Berlin Wall Is Focus Of New Protests

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European Parliaments Next To Approve Cyprus Deal

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Gun enthusiasts take part in a shooting competition at a club outside Zurich. The gun culture is deeply entrenched in Switzerland, where citizens as young as 10 learn to shoot. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson /NPR hide caption

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What's Worked, And What Hasn't, In Gun-Loving Switzerland

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A waiter carries beer mugs during the 2012 Oktoberfest in Munich. Johannes Simon/Getty Images hide caption

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Germans Are Drinking Less Beer These Days, But Why?

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Dresden Marks WWII Bombing 68 Years Ago

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Troop Deployment No Long Sparks Mass Protests In Germany

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Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood, like many others across the city, is experiencing a real estate boom. Housing prices have risen by as much as 20 percent in the past year in some German cities. Adam Berry/Getty Images hide caption

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Germany's Housing Market Is Hot. Is It Overheating?

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Egypt Referendum Marred By Irregularities

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Women wait in line outside a polling station to vote on a disputed constitution drafted by Islamist supporters of President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo on Saturday. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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Egyptians Hurry To Vote On Draft Constitution

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Under Fire, Egypt's Morsi To Meet With Judges

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Egyptians Debate What New Decrees Will Mean

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right) has given guarded support to Education Minister Annette Schavan, who is facing calls to resign over allegations of plagiarism. Thomas Peter/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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A Wave Of Plagiarism Cases Strikes German Politics

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Berlin Calls On Volunteer Hunters To Cull Wild Boars

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