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Albania condemns extremism in 4 Albanians' deaths in Greece

Dec. 5, 2018 12:01 PM EST

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's Foreign Ministry has condemned the murder of four ethnic Albanians in neighboring Greece and denounced the hate speech propagated by the extremist Golden Dawn party. A statement Wednesday called on Greek authorities "to denounce and put on a break any effort from the Golden...

China's Uighurs told to share beds, meals with party members

Nov. 30, 2018 4:13 PM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — The two women in the photograph were smiling, but Halmurat Idris knew something was terribly wrong. One was his 39-year-old sister; standing at her side was an elderly woman Idris did not know. Their grins were tight-lipped, mirthless. Her sister had posted the picture on a social media...

Nigeria tries to rally troops as extremists' toll revealed

Nov. 28, 2018 4:05 PM EST

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military finally revealed a death toll of 39 from a new series of extremist attacks on soldiers, while President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday declared that Boko Haram and Islamic State-linked fighters should be wiped "from the surface of the earth." Another 43 soldiers were...

German authorities search Islamic association buildings

Nov. 13, 2018 7:29 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities have searched buildings in western Germany in connection with an investigation of an Islamic association suspected of involvement in extremist activities. The North Rhine-Westphalia Interior Ministry says some 250 police searched the Islamic association's headquarters Tuesday in...

Warsaw court nixes city ban on far-right Independence march

Nov. 8, 2018 4:39 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish court on Thursday overturned a Warsaw city ban on a march organized by far-right nationalist groups, justifying the decision on constitutional grounds of the freedom of assembly. The decision by Judge Michal Jakubowski is the latest development surrounding contentious,...

China says interning Muslims brings them into 'modern' world

Oct. 16, 2018 8:27 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday characterized its mass internment of Muslims as a push to bring into the "modern, civilized" world a destitute people who are easily led astray — a depiction that analysts said bore troubling colonial overtones. The report is the ruling Communist Party's latest effort...

Police: So far no indication of IS link to Cologne attack

Oct. 16, 2018 11:08 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Cologne police are investigating whether extremism was the motivation behind a bloody hostage-taking at the city's main train station, but so far have found no ties to the Islamic State group, authorities said Tuesday. Criminal police investigation leader Klaus-Stephan Becker told reporters...