Greeks were voting Jan. 25 in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syriza party of Alexis Tsipras tipped as the favorite to win
The leader of a German organization against the perceived "Islamization" of Europe stepped down after online posts surfaced in which he used derogatory language to refer to refugees and posed looking like Adolf Hitler.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
The limit to freedom of expression is a ban on insults, legal concepts such as public order and hate crimes.
Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami has started offering opinions and advice on queries from fans in an online agony uncle column, kicking things off by revealing his fears over hate speech and his own failing eyesight.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
For centuries, ideologues and politicians in the West have positioned themselves regarding Islam in a defensive way
A broadcast vehicle of private station Fox TV, owned by Australian media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, has been pelted by an unidentified individual in front of the corporation’s Ankara bureau
Murdoch’s controversial tweet suggesting that all Muslims are responsible for the massacre at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is reminiscent of the collective punishment imposed during Nazi rule, PM Davutoğlu has said
Hollywood is holding its breath ahead of Sunday's Golden Globes, with dark comedy "Birdman" leading the race for awards glory ahead of next month's all-important Oscars.
The race to the Oscars begins in earnest Sunday when Hollywood's A-listers gather for the Golden Globes, with dark comedy "Birdman" leading the pack in the quest for awards glory.
At least 12 people were killed in the terrorist attack in Paris on Jan. 7, as gunmen raided the office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Organizers of the demonstrations said they were rallying against racism and xenophobia
The unapologetic, ‘no collar,’ dysfunctional Gallagher family from the UK and US series ‘Shameless’ gets ready to meet Turkish viewers in a remake. Here is a look at two other remakes (or rip-offs), ‘Gossip Girl’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ and how they have translated into Turkish culture
A torch-lit march held in Kyiv to honor a controversial anti-Soviet resistance leader shows Ukraine is following in the footsteps of the Nazis, a senior Russian foreign ministry official said Jan. 2.
One German in eight would join an anti-Muslim march if a rapidly-growing protest movement organized one in their home towns
A Turkish community leader in Germany warned Dec. 28 against proposals by mainstream politicians for "dialogue" with a far-right populist movement that has drawn thousands to anti-Islamic street protests.
Business leaders, the political class and average Germans are pushing back against a growing anti-immigrant movement, saying it threatens the values and image the country fought hard to establish since the war
A record 17,000 anti-Islamic protesters rallied for their tenth demonstration in as many weeks in eastern Germany, celebrating the rise of their far-right populist movement by singing Christmas carols
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FOLDED CORNER - ‘Atatürk in the Nazi Imagination’ by Stefan Ihrig (Harvard University Press, 311 pages, $30)
When President Vikto Yanukovych of Ukraine fled his capital Kiev on Feb. 21, 2014, after the Maidan protests, very few could have predicted that it would unfold into a second Cold War between Moscow and the West.
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.
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