A French court Tuesday fined a British journalist 1,000 euros ($1,100) for flying a drone over central Paris and confiscated the machine, as authorities scramble to explain a recent series of mysterious overflights.
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
British police said March 2 they had launched an investigation into reports of racist behaviour by Chelsea fans, weeks after their supporters were filmed blocking a black man from boarding a Paris Metro train.
Turkish Ambassador to France was attacked with a cup of pomegranate juice by a French-Armenian protester
A newly-opened exhibition at Istanbul Modern’s Photography Gallery titled “Magnum – Contact Sheets” explores the creation processes of photographs from Magnum Photos, one of the world’s most prestigious photography agencies
Danish police said they arrested on Feb. 27 a third alleged accomplice in the Copenhagen shootings, nearly two weeks after the attacks that killed two people
Syria’s main domestic and exiled opposition groups has said they had agreed a joint draft roadmap for the first time, calling for a transitional governing body and an end to the brutal conflict
Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.
Jazz musicians from around the world will gather this April in Paris for International Jazz Day, an event UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock hopes will bring an uplifting “positive message” to a city still reeling from last month’s terrorist attacks
President Francois Hollande arrived in the Philippines on Feb. 26, accompanied by two of France's leading actresses, to promote the fight against climate change ahead of a crucial summit of world leaders
Two New York Muslims were hauled before a federal court on Feb. 25 charged with plotting to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) extremists in Syria and threatening to carry out attacks in the United States
One of three Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying a drone in Paris will appear in court next week where he is expected to plead guilty, a judicial source said on Feb. 26.
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Feb. 24 accused Russian leaders of lying "to my face" about Moscow's involvement in the conflict in Ukraine and denounced what he called Russia's "propaganda."
More than a month after jihadist gunmen massacred much of the Charlie Hebdo editorial staff, the magazine is back at work with another savage swipe at its favourite enemies.
Four French lawmakers who say they are on a private visit to Syria, despite a breakdown in diplomatic ties between Paris and Damascus, met with President Bashar al-Assad Wednesday, one of them told AFP.
Unidentified drones flew over Paris for a second night in a row, police said Feb. 25, in the latest mystery appearance of unmanned aircraft over the French capital at a time of high security.
A poll of British Muslims published on Wednesday found that 27 percent had some sympathy for the motives behind last month's Islamist attack in Paris against the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
French President Francois Hollande vowed Feb. 23 to introduce tougher penalties for "racist, anti-Semitic or homophobic" remarks in the wake of last month's militant attacks in Paris.
Kyiv accused pro-Russian rebels of opening fire with rockets and artillery at villages in southeastern Ukraine on Monday, all but burying a week-old European-brokered ceasefire deal.
Foreign ministers from Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany were meeting in Paris on Feb. 24 in a bid to salvage a ceasefire deal which has failed to halt fighting in eastern Ukraine
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