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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 29th May 2013

EUROPE Audio – NPR: Violence In Europe Leaves People Fearful. ‘The brutal murder of a soldier in London, and riots in Sweden’s capital, Stockholm, have people feeling uneasy in surrounding European communities. To find out more, host Michel Martin talks with NPR’s Europe correspondent Phil Reeves, and Mehdi Hasan, political director of The Huffington Post United […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 6th May 2013

EUROPE Hope Not Hate: Populist movements ride wave of resentment against EU. ‘By seizing a quarter of the vote in local elections this week, the UK Independence party has stamped its image on British politics in a manner comparable to populist, anti-establishment movements across continental Europe. There is a rising possibility that Ukip and like-minded parties […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 29th April 2013

EUROPE Video – RT: Clampdown on Islam in Europe drives young Muslims to Syrian war. ‘Backslash on multiculturalism in Europe and easy access to global jihad info on the web prompts young Muslims from France and other EU states to join the Syrian rebels, Jean-Yves Camus, a specialist on extremism, told RT. The EU’s anti-terror chief, […]

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News from Western Europe, Friday 26th April 2013

EUROPE Translated from Dutch – Volkskrant: More terrorist attacks in Europe. ‘The number of terrorist attacks in Europe has increased considerably last year. In 2012 there were within the European Union 219, 174 a year earlier. This is evident from Thursday published figures from the European police organization Europol. Of all incidents within the EU the vast majority […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 22nd April 2013

EUROPE Translated from French – Le Monde: In Europe, terrorism returns to the agenda. ‘After the outcome of the attack Boston , European counterterrorism officials and political authorities will deliver the first plane various issues such as control of the Internet, the fight against radicalization of young slip apparently well integrated to radical theories or the constitution of any file […]

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News from Western Europe, Friday 19th April 2013

EUROPE Tranlsated fromm Dutch – Volkskrant: Hague PVV wants ‘lokhomo’ betting for discrimination. ‘Van der Helm thinks of ‘lokjoden’, ‘lokhomo’s’ and ‘lokvrouwen’ that can be used to encourage young people to identify and discriminate causing nuisance. In the Hague Schilderswijk Alderman Marnix Norder (Integration) sees nothing in the plan. Other parties are not in favor of using tuiglokkers. The […]

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News from Western Europe, Friday 5th April 2013

EUROPE Research – IRR: Can European security services and law enforcement agencies be entrusted with policing the far Right? ‘Far-right and neo-Nazi violence – on the increase across Europe – is the subject of ongoing research by the Institute of Race Relations which releases today an interim report on the security services’ approach to the far Right […]

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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 26th March 2013

EUROPE PressEurop: A training ground for European jihadists. ‘When armed rebellion began in Syria two years ago, there were fears that European Muslims interested in jihad would go there to train to fight a holy war. If the headline in Danish daily Jyllands-Posten, “Youthful gang members are going to war in the name of Islam,” is […]

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News from Western Europe, Friday 22nd March 2013

EUROPE Analysis – Policy Network: Democratic stress, the populist signal and extremist threat. ‘The rise of populism seen across Europe and the US is exposing old and hidden fault-lines in democratic systems. Mainstream parties seem powerless to respond to basic popular anxieties. Many appear blind to the reality that elite political projects have run their […]

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News from Western Europe, Thursday 14th March 2013

EUROPE Der Spiegel: What Human Rights Problems?: European Politicians Shill for Kazakh Autocrat. ‘European social democrats are allowing themselves to be used by Kazakhstan’s autocratic leader. Not only do they advocate for his regime abroad, they’re also supporting him in a family dispute with his former son-in-law. And large sums of money are reportedly changing […]

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