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NYT author mistakes Norwegian flag for ‘racist symbol’

New York Times bestselling author and self-described "veteran journalist" in Seattle became very concerned because she saw a "Confederate flag" flying in front of a nearby house.

Amnesty denounces ‘Italy steeped in racism’ as anti-globalist parties rise

Amnesty International said on Wednesday that Italy was "steeped in racism" and blamed conservative parties, saying they were at fault for stoking anti-foreigner sentiment.

Three arrested in Paris on suspicion of cannibalism

ParisThree Africans from Cape Verde were arrested on suspicion of cannibalism in Paris after a brawl resulted in pieces of a man’s ear and lip being bitten off. One suspect and the victim were taken to Montfermeil Hospital.

Marion Maréchal-Le Pen: ‘France is no longer free’

WashingtonYoung French politician Marion Maréchal-Le Pen spoke at the leading American conservative conference outside Washington DC on Thursday, as anti-globalism continues to rise across Europe.

African American nurses laughing at dying veteran charged with murder

Two African American nurses and an African American aide were indicted on Wednesday following the death of an elderly patient, a decorated World War II Navy veteran who died pleading for help while in their care, WXIA-TV reported.

‘Kremlin trolling monitor’ a scam says Dutch expert

The HagueSybrand Buma, the chairman of the CDA in the Lower House, told Dutch news service WNL in January that "Russian trolls" want to cause unrest in the Netherlands via Twitter. Buma claimed they did so during a debate in the House of Representatives. His claim turned out to be rubbish.

HRW director suspended over Holocaust joke

New YorkThe associate director of finance from Human Rights Watch has been suspended its over a joke he made in his Tinder profile about the Holocaust, The Jerusalem Post reported.

Anti-migrant AfD becomes second largest party in latest poll

German anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) has overtaken the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) for the first time in a national poll to become the second-strongest party.

South Africa’s new president dashes hope of moderates

Those still hoping that South Africa's new President, Cyril Ramaphosa, would represent a positive, new chapter for South Africa, had their hopes dashed on Wednesday.

TV-interview with illiterate Syrian shock German viewers

German media reported recently on a 32-year-old Syrian, who lives with six children - a seventh is expected soon - and his two wives in Pinneberg. Although polygamy is strictly banned under German law, Ahmad adheres to Sharia law with German regulatory approval.