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Greek court imprisons far-right Golden Dawn party leadership for running criminal enterprise
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Greek court imprisons far-right Golden Dawn party leadership for running criminal enterprise

The court granted suspended sentences to five of the party's 18 former lawmakers who were convicted of lesser charges

Greek court sentences leadership of far-right Golden Dawn to 13 years in prison for running criminal enterprise
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Greek court sentences leadership of far-right Golden Dawn to 13 years in prison for running criminal enterprise

The landmark ruling follows a five-year trial of dozens of top officials, members and supporters of Golden Dawn, which was founded as a neo-Nazi group in the 1980s

Fighting fake news in Ukraine, Facebook fact-checkers tread an increasingly blurry line
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Fighting fake news in Ukraine, Facebook fact-checkers tread an increasingly blurry line

Many European countries struggle with Far-Right groups, but critics said they are tolerated to an excessive degree in Ukraine because they share a common enemy with the country’s intellectual mainstream: Russia

Hanau shooting: Germany to raise police presence after nine killed in racist attack; mosques to be under surveillance
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Hanau shooting: Germany to raise police presence after nine killed in racist attack; mosques to be under surveillance

Germany's top security official said Friday that authorities will step up the police presence throughout the country and keep a closer watch on mosques and other sites after the racially motivated shootings that killed nine people

New Zealand mosque attacks: While intel focuses on Islamist militants, Christchurch shooting shows how white nationalists fly beneath radar
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New Zealand mosque attacks: While intel focuses on Islamist militants, Christchurch shooting shows how white nationalists fly beneath radar

Like other extremist groups, racist ideologues have leveraged the power and reach of the internet to disseminate violent ideas, and give advice on the logistics of terror.

US warning of communal violence ahead of LS polls worrying, but singling out India amid global rise of hate crime is a stretch
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US warning of communal violence ahead of LS polls worrying, but singling out India amid global rise of hate crime is a stretch

The US ODNI intelligence singling out India, warning communal violence ahead of General Election to Lok Sabha, may indicate a certain bias, but a global rise of hate only makes that threat more serious, not less

Angela Merkel removes spy chief to defuse row over Far-Right, appoints him state secretary in interior ministry
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Angela Merkel removes spy chief to defuse row over Far-Right, appoints him state secretary in interior ministry

The move lets Angela Merkel's government live to see another day, after her Social Democratic coalition partners had insisted on Hans-Georg Maassen's departure as head of the BfV intelligence service.

Sweden election: Anti-immigrant far-Right party makes gains in legislative polls; PM Stefan Lofven invites Centre-Right opposition to talks
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Sweden election: Anti-immigrant far-Right party makes gains in legislative polls; PM Stefan Lofven invites Centre-Right opposition to talks

Sweden's anti-immigrant far-right made gains in legislative elections Sunday and vowed to exert "real influence" as kingmaker, after both the left-wing and centre-right blocs failed to obtain a majority and the make-up of the next government remained up in the air.

Boston: We were outnumbered but our rally was a success, says far-right group that organised 'free speech' rally
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Boston: We were outnumbered but our rally was a success, says far-right group that organised 'free speech' rally

Boston: Supporters of a small, conservative "free speech rally" held in Boston said that despite being outnumbered by tens of thousands of counter-protesters, their event was a success.

Boston: Thousands take to streets to protest against far-right 'free speech' rally
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Boston: Thousands take to streets to protest against far-right 'free speech' rally

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Boston on Saturday to protest a "free speech" rally featuring far-right speakers

Charlottesville violence: Rise of racism in US politics has also raised the importance of symbols
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Charlottesville violence: Rise of racism in US politics has also raised the importance of symbols

After the violence in Charlottesville, leaders across various US southern states said this week that they would step up efforts to remove such monuments.

Meet Antifa: This left-wing group is facing down neo-Nazis and the far-right on campuses, at rallies
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Meet Antifa: This left-wing group is facing down neo-Nazis and the far-right on campuses, at rallies

According to the Associated Press, Antifa, short for anti-fascists, is an umbrella term for the far-left-leaning militant groups that resist neo-Nazis and white supremacists at demonstrations and other events. The movement emulates historic anti-fascist actors in Europe.

How Donald Trump sparred with Pope on Christianity, and still came out with evangelical base intact
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How Donald Trump sparred with Pope on Christianity, and still came out with evangelical base intact

When US president Donald Trump met Pope Francis at the Vatican this week, it marked the culmination of an often stormy relationship, where the two aimed barbs and jibes at each other

France's Francois Hollande greets Emmanuel Macron in first meeting since victory
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France's Francois Hollande greets Emmanuel Macron in first meeting since victory

Paris: French President Francois Hollande warmly greeted Emmanuel Macron on Monday in their first public meeting since the centrist's resounding election victory the day before.

Marine Le Pen is Madame Frexit; her victory would shake the European Union to its core
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Marine Le Pen is Madame Frexit; her victory would shake the European Union to its core

Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right National Front, does not look upon France's relationship with the European Union (EU) charitably.

French Presidential Elections 2017: Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of National Front
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French Presidential Elections 2017: Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of National Front

Paris: French presidential front-runner representing the far-right National Front (FN) Marine Le Pen said that she would step down as the party's leader to focus on gathering large number of voters ahead of the decisive round in May.

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen vows to end immigration if elected
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French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen vows to end immigration if elected

Paris: Far-right leader Marine Le Pen, one of the frontrunners in the French presidential election, has said she would suspend all legal immigration to France if elected president.

Dutch PM Mark Rutte claims win over 'wrong kind of populism', will Germany, France follow?
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Dutch PM Mark Rutte claims win over 'wrong kind of populism', will Germany, France follow?

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday claimed a dominating parliamentary election victory over anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, who failed the year's first litmus test for populism in Europe.

French far-right fails to win a single region in elections
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French far-right fails to win a single region in elections

France's far-right National Front (FN) failed to win a single region in elections Sunday despite record results, as voters flocked to traditional parties to keep them out of power.

France's far-right National Front wins record 28 percent of vote in first poll after Paris attacks
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France's far-right National Front wins record 28 percent of vote in first poll after Paris attacks

The polls were held under tight security following France's worst-ever terror attacks, which have thrust the FN's anti-immigration and often Islamophobic message to the fore.