Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Dutch far-right populist lawmaker Geert Wilders is be tried for inciting racial hatred after pledging in March to ensure there were "fewer Moroccans" in the Netherlands, prosecutors said Dec. 18.
ATHENS - Agence France-Presse
The race was on in Greece on Dec. 18 to forestall early elections -- and a possible blow to fiscal reforms -- hours after parliament failed to elect a new president.
SARAJEVO - Agence France-Presse
Bosnian police on Dec. 16 arrested 10 former high ranking Bosnian Serb police and soldiers suspected of killing dozens of Muslim civilians at the start of the country's 1992-1995 war.
DRESDEN - Agence France-Presse
A record 15,000 people marched Monday in eastern Germany against "asylum cheats" and the country's "Islamization" in the latest show of strength of a growing far-right populist movement.
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
Three suspects in an armed hostage-taking incident in the Belgian city of Ghent surrendered to police Monday, reports said, as officials said there were no indications of terrorism.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Women have moved a step closer to front line fighting in the British army from 2016, following a review of the current ban published Friday.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
French police launched raids across the country early on Dec. 15, dismantling a network sending jihadist fighters to Syria, a police source said
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Dec. 15 condemned a wave of protests against immigrants, asylum seekers and the "Islamisation" of the country and warned Germans not to be "exploited" by extremists.
BERLIN – Anadolu Agency
German opposition parties have accused Merkel’s Christian Democrat bloc of creating an anti-immigrant political climate that has resulted in a growing number of attacks on buildings housing refugees.
The head of Europe’s top human rights watchdog is set to visit Turkey to discuss the recent detentions of senior journalists thought to be linked to the movement of U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen.
Germany's top court said Dec. 12 it rejected a bid by leftist opposition parties to call former NSA contractor Edward Snowden as a witness in a parliamentary probe of US intelligence activities.
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