Recent football-related racism highlights European nations’ tortured transition from ethnically relatively homogeneous to multicultural immigration societies amid a resurgence of entrenched racial, including anti-Semitic, attitudes that flourish in times of economic crisis and are not limited to Muslim communities
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ramps up his mission to foil an emerging White House-backed nuclear deal with Iran with a speech on March 2 to the powerful pro-Israel AIPAC lobby.
Greece and Europe raced to scrape together a last minute debt deal for Athens on Tuesday and avoid a catastrophic Greek exit from the eurozone a day after talks ended bitterly.
Tens of thousands of Danes have gathered for a torchlit vigil in Copenhagen to commemorate the victims of two shootings that shocked the nation and heightened fears of a new surge in anti-Semitic violence
The European Union’s chief executive warned Greeks yesterday not to expect the eurozone to bow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ demands in a growing confrontation over Athens’ debt crisis
A growing campaign, inside and outside Turkey, is advocating the opening of the Turkish-Armenian border, without asking anything of Armenia, as if the Turkish government was the only, or at least the main, actor responsible for the current situation.
Russia on Feb. 5 defied anger by unveiling a controversial monument to Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, Britain's Winston Churchill and US President Franklin Roosevelt at their fateful meeting in Crimea in 1945.
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic paid an official visit to Austria last week to discuss the two countries’ assumption of joint chairmanship of the OSCE in 2017.
Germany's PEGIDA "anti-Islamisation" movement held its first march in Austria on Feb. 2 but was dwarfed by a colourful counter-demonstration more than 10 times larger, according to police estimates
German far-rightists have canceled a demonstration in the southwestern German province of Freiburg after boarding the wrong train, going 200 kilometers away from their intended destination.
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.
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