Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

Host, Common Ground, Studio Berlin

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It’s high time to book that summer vacation, but what options for leisure travel are there in the time of a pandemic? Is it even safe to travel domestically or internationally?

What are the options for leisure travel in the time of COVID-19?

It’s high time to book that summer vacation, but what options for leisure travel are there in the time of a pandemic? Is it even safe to travel domestically or internationally?

from Studio Berlin

Few leaders in EU states agree on what should happen to people who flee to Europe to escape war and poverty.

How are asylum-seekers in the EU faring during the Coronavirus pandemic?

Few leaders in EU states agree on what should happen to people who flee to Europe to escape war and poverty.

from Studio Berlin

Despite laws to close the gender pay gap, Germany’s gap remains one of the largest among all EU countries.

Facing the gender pay gap in Germany

Despite laws to close the gender pay gap, Germany’s gap remains one of the largest among all EU countries.

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