- Nationalist party declares Islam doesn't belong to Germany Updated: May-01-16 9:53 am
BERLIN - Members of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party have backed a political program that says Islam doesn't belong to Germany and supports a ban against minarets, muezzin calls and headscarves for women and girls in school.
- Prominent Russian novelist attacked Updated: Apr-29-16 9:46 am
MOSCOW - The Kremlin's spokesman has denounced nationalist demonstrators who threw green liquid on a prominent Russian novelist.
- New Slovak government wins confidence vote Updated: Apr-26-16 4:21 pm
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - The new Slovak government of Prime Minister Robert Fico has won a mandatory vote of confidence in Parliament
- Serbia's PM Vucic likely to solidify power in snap vote Updated: Apr-21-16 2:15 am
BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbia's powerful prime minister, Aleksandar Vucic, is hoping to strengthen his already firm hold on power after Sunday's snap general election.
- Polish church apologizes after Mass held for far-right group Updated: Apr-20-16 11:20 am
WARSAW, Poland - Catholic Church authorities in eastern Poland denounced nationalist views Wednesday and apologized after a radical extreme-right organization held a Mass in a regional cathedral.
- Israel opposition chief under fire for 'Arab lovers' remarks Updated: Apr-20-16 9:23 am
JERUSALEM - Israel's opposition leader Isaac Herzog has come under fire for saying his party can't be perceived as "Arab lovers" if it wants to reach more voters.
- Left, right join forces against nationalists in German state Updated: Apr-19-16 4:33 pm
BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is joining forces with the environmentalist Greens and the center-left Social Democrats to freeze out a nationalist party in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt.
- Swedish minister quits, accused of links to Turkish radicals Updated: Apr-18-16 10:32 am
STOCKHOLM - Sweden's housing minister stepped down Monday amid mounting questions over his contacts with Islamists and ultra-nationalists from his native Turkey.
- Journalist close to opposition detained in Bangladesh Updated: Apr-17-16 5:44 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police in Bangladesh questioned a prominent journalist and close aide of opposition leader and ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia over the weekend for his alleged role in a conspiracy to kidnap the only son of the current prime minister.
- Centennial of Irish Easter Rising being noted in SC Updated: Apr-16-16 4:01 am
CONWAY, South Carolina - South Carolina is marking the centennial of the Irish Easter Rising.
- Shooting probe puts Israel's military courts in spotlight Updated: Apr-13-16 1:49 am
JERUSALEM - Israel's military justice system is in the spotlight as it investigates a soldier caught on tape shooting to death a subdued Palestinian attacker, a case that has polarized the nation.
- As attacks subside, Jerusalem tries to return to normal Updated: Apr-12-16 2:17 am
JERUSALEM - One of Jerusalem's most popular Palestinian hummus joints, Lina, used to serve about 100 Israeli diners a day - the majority of its clientele. But after the outbreak of Israeli-Palestinian violence last fall, the place saw business drop to about three or four Israeli diners a day, and even many Palestinians abandoned the landmark Old City establishment.
- Bangladesh closing notorious 18th-century prison in Dhaka Updated: Apr-11-16 5:24 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh is closing its notorious 18th-century prison where sensational political killings over decades have targeted people on both sides of the South Asian country's 1971 war for independence from Pakistan.
- UN prosecutor appeals Serb nationalist Seselj's acquittal Updated: Apr-06-16 12:12 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The chief prosecutor of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal is appealing the acquittal of Serbian ultranationalist Vojislav Seselj, citing "the far-reaching nature of the errors we have identified" in the majority judgment.
- Bangladesh opposition leader, ex-PM Zia gets bail in 5 cases Updated: Apr-05-16 10:34 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia secured bail in a sedition case and four graft cases after she appeared in five separate courts in Bangladesh's capital.