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France has been split down the middle by the sacking of the nation’s favourite – and at the same time most detested – hard-right, Islamophobe misogynist. Eric Zemmour was dismissed by the 24-hour news channel i-Télé after telling – or seeming to tell – an Italian journalist that France’s estimated five million Muslims should be […]

Sacking of Islamophobic television presenter provokes free-speech row in France

Muslim journalist Rula Jebreal pushed back at Bill Maher’s negative view of Islam on Real Time on Friday, accusing him of sounding like al-Qaeda mouthpieces. “You are actually doing the work for them,” she told Maher. “[Osama] bin Laden used to say, ‘This is not a war on terror, this is a war on Islam.’ […]

Muslim journalist hits back at Maher: You’re actually doing al-Qaeda’s work for them

ATHENS – Journalists fired from Greece’s state TV and radio refused to leave the broadcaster’s headquarters and continued Internet programming as the country’s conservative-led government faced an acute political crisis nearly a year after taking office. State TV and radio signals were cut early Wednesday, hours after the government closed the Hellenic Broadcasting Corp., or ERT, [...]

ATHENS – Journalists fired from Greece’s state TV and radio refused to leave the broadcaster’s headquarters and continued Internet programming as the country’s

German police arrested an American man after he allegedly called prison officers Nazi pigs, and said they were using Gestapo methods – criminal insults in Germany. He is said to have flung the insults at officials while serving time in a Bavarian prison. After serving his sentence he returned to the USA but failed to [...]

German police arrested an American man after he allegedly called prison officers Nazi pigs, and said they were using Gestapo methods - criminal insults in

24-hour strike by AKRSU(B) on 21st September

24-hour strike by AKRSU(B) on 21st September

(Reuters) – Glenn Greenwald, the American journalist who published documents leaked by fugitive former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, plans to make new revelations “within the next 10 days or so” on secret U.S. surveillance of the Internet. “The articles we have published so far are a very small part of the revelations that ought […]

Glenn Greenwald, the American journalist who published documents leaked by fugitive former U. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, plans to make new revelations "within the next 10 days or so" on secret U. surveillance of the Internet.

An ongoing dispute between Jordanian parliamentarians resulted in one MP shooting an automatic rifle at a fellow lawmaker during a Parliament session on Tuesday. MP Talal al-Sharif pulled out an AK-47 rifle and shot at fellow MP Qusay Dmisa during a public session of Jordan’s Parliament, but did not manage to wound him. Sharif was […]

An ongoing dispute between Jordanian parliamentarians resulted in one MP shooting an automatic rifle at a fellow lawmaker during a Parliament session on Tuesday

NEW DELHI: Social media in India has suddenly become a decidedly dangerous place for dissent or irreverence, especially if Prime Minister Narendra Modi is at the centre of your dissidence. State administrations, be it in Goa, Karnataka or Kerala, have shown great alacrity in arresting, browbeating and often simply terrorizing anyone who is even slightly […]

Online posts against Narendra Modi spell trouble

The vote – which ended 274 to 12 in favour – is not binding on the government but has been described as symbolically important. The UK does not currently recognise Palestine – though is committed to doing so eventually as part of a two-state solution. Labour MP Grahame Morris tabled a motion for immediate recognition, […]

MPs Vote To Recognise Palestinian State

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