Chairs, confetti thrown in German far-right meeting room

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police said Wednesday they are investigating an attack on a conference room being set up for the far-right Alternative for Germany party, which blamed it on far-left “antifa” prot...

Greece: Extreme-right party leaders jailed for 13 years

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court sentenced the leadership of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party to 13 years in prison Wednesday, imposing the near-maximum penalty for running a criminal organizati...

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Greece: Leader of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn group jailed for 13 years

A Greek court on Wednesday handed a 13-year jail term to the leader of the neo-Nazi group Golden Dawn, Nikos Michaloliakos, for running a criminal organization under the guise of a political party. S...

Facebook donates $1.3M to keep UK codebreaker museum open

LONDON (AP) — Facebook has made a 1 million-pound ($1.3 million) donation to support Britain’s Bletchley Park, the base of codebreakers during World War II, after the historic site lost almost all of ...

Business Highlights

___ Stocks are soaring, and most Black people are missing out NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly half of all U.S. households don’t own any stocks, and a disproportionate number...

Man jailed for rally riots, torch march attends university

Cole Evan White joined torch-carrying white supremacists on a march through the University of Virginia’s campus and attacked anti-racism protesters the next day. Within a matter of days, he enrolled a...

Slovakia's far-right leader sentenced to 4 years in prison

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The leader of a far-right party with seats in the Slovak parliament was convicted of illegal use of neo-Nazi symbols and sentenced to four years and four months in prison o...

Slovakia jails far-right leader for extremism

A Slovakian court on Monday sentenced the head of the right-wing extremist People's Party — Our Slovakia (LSNS), Marian Kotleba, to four years and four months in prison. The special court f...

Facebook bans Holocaust denial, distortion posts

Facebook is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the Nazi genocide. Facebook...

Poland evacuates 750 people as WWII Tallboy bomb is defused

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of people in northwest Poland have been evacuated for a few days to allow Navy sappers to neutralize a British World War II giant Tallboy bomb resting under a waterway l...

Far-right EU lawmaker in Greek court for criminal trial

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A member of the European Parliament has appeared in court in Greece after being convicted last week of being a member of a criminal organization along with members of the extreme...

Polish divers to defuse WWII 'earthquake bomb' on German border

Military divers are to begin a complex operation on Monday to defuse a World War II bomb submerged in a waterway in the northwestern Polish town of Swinoujscie. British warplanes dropped the explosiv...

Sentencing procedure continues for Greece's Golden Dawn

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Defense lawyers for the 18 former lawmakers of Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party are to continue their arguments Friday for more lenient sentences, after judges deemed the par...

Principal who declined to say Holocaust was real is rehired

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida high school principal who was fired last year after telling a student’s mother “not everyone believes the Holocaust happened” was rehired after a recommendation ...