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News from Western Europe, Thursday 21st March 2013

EUROPE CNN: New al Qaeda document sheds light on Europe, U.S. attack plans. ‘A previously secret document found at Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan sets out a detailed al Qaeda strategy for attacking targets in Europe and the United States. The document — a letter written to bin Laden in March 2010 by a […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Thursday 14th March 2013

BULGARIA Voice of Russia: Man sets himself on fire in Bulgaria. ‘A 51-year-old man has set himself on fire in front of Bulgaria’s Presidential Administration building in Sofia, local news agencies report. The man is now in hospital, with his life threatened. The reasons of his move are unknown.’ CZECH REPUBLIC Prague Daily Monitor: NGOs lobby […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Tuesday 12th March 2013

GREECE Ekathimerini: WWII hero, SYRIZA MP Glezos in hospital with respiratory infection. ‘Second World War hero and SYRIZA MP Manolis Glezos has been admitted to hospital in Athens after complaining of breathing problems.’ Greek Reporter: Greece Denies Turkish Terrorist Report. ‘Reports in the Turkish media that Greece closed down two Kurdish terrorist camps near Athens […]

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Western Europe Tracker 21.11.12

Belgium JTA: In Europe, big gaps among security precautions at Jewish institutions. ‘Within hours of Israel’s assassination of a top Hamas commander, the situation room sprang into action, anticipating retaliatory attacks and preparing instructions to keep civilians out of harm’s way. In Malmo, Sweden’s third largest city and the site of dozens of anti-Semitic incidents […]

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The Rise of the Radical Right in Europe and the Jews

It may strike many as bizarre that Israel’s UN ambassador Ron Prossor was pictured in November 2011 with Front National (FN) leader Marine le Pen at a reception at the French Mission in New York, in view of the multiple convictions of her father, previous FN leader Jean-Marie Le Pen, for inciting antisemitism. This episode demonstrates […]

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Europe Tracker 06.09.12

Associated Press: The leader of the German far right party, National Democratic Party (NDP), Holger Apfel claims that he is directing his party towards the mainstream as the banning of the party is considered. However there are signs that Apfel does not fully support his own message, such as calling Marcel Nguyen, a half-Vietnamese gymnast who competed […]

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