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Dutch Anti-Islam Lawmaker Tells Migrants Not To Come To Netherlands

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 04.22.2015 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch anti-Islam opposition lawmaker Geert Wilders has copied part of Australia's approach to stopping boat migrants b...

Election Slogan 'Misrepresents The Bible'

AP | Posted 08.13.2013 | Religion

VIENNA -- A prominent Austrian Protestant official is criticizing the anti-immigration Freedom Party for suggesting brotherly love should be restricte...

'Everyone For Silvio' Rally Draws Thousands

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 05.11.2013 | World

ROME -- Thousands of supporters of former Premier Silvio Berlusconi rallied in a northern Italian city Saturday to protest the media mogul's recent co...

In Europe, Much More Than A Shared Currency Hangs In The Balance

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

It’s time to start calling the current situation what it is: a depression. True, it’s not a full replay of the Great Depression, but that’s cold...

Jonathan Franzen's Glasses Stolen Off His Face At 'Freedom' Party

GQ.COM (UK) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

What happened next was more bizarre - a number of uninvited guests stormed the Pavillion, stole Franzen's glasses from his face and left a ransom note...

A Muslim's Defense of Geert Wilders

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

I'm disgusted by the bigoted ideology of Islamophobes like Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders. But to try someone in a court of law, just for running his mouth, is inherently abhorrent to me.

Are Swiss Alps Threatened by Minarets?

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John L. Esposito

The Swiss minaret ban, like some other European countries' policies, highlights a failure of Western liberalism and raises fundamental questions about religious discrimination and freedom of religion.

Geert Wilders' Far-Right Party Gains In EU Assembly Exit Polls

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A right-wing, stridently anti-Islam Dutch lawmaker's party won more than 15 percent of votes in the country's European ...

Dutch MP, Geert Wilders, To Be Tried For Comparing Muslims To Nazis

The Independent | Vanessa Mock | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Far-right Dutch politician who gained global notoriety with a film claiming links between the Koran and terrorism is to be put on trial for his pu...