By Kenneth Roth, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch Human rights exist to protect people from government abuse and neglect. Yet today a new
by Daniel Gros, Director of the Brussels-based Center for European Policy Studies BRUSSELS – Another year, another threat to the European Union’s
A police officer has been seriously injured while trying to defuse a bomb in the Italian city of Florence.
The French Front National leader's call for an end to free education for the children of illegal immigrants has been roundly condemned in France.
Austria faces a stark choice on Sunday, just as it did in May when left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen and the far-right’s Norbert Hofer last faced off to become the country’s…
Alexander van der Bellen, an independent candidate, is neck and neck with Norbert Hofer, from the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) ahead of a re-run of Austria’s run-off presidential…
Europe could lurch further to the right when Austrians go to the polls on Sunday, December 4, to choose a new president.
Under pressure to strongly condemn the actions of a so-called ‘alt right’ group who celebrated Donald Trump’s election with Nazi salutes, the president-elect told the New York Times he ‘disavows’ the
A court has upheld Jean-Marie Le Pen’s exclusion from France’s Front National party, but has allowed him to remain honorary president.
Dutch prosecutors have demanded the anti-immigration politician Geert Wilders be fined 5000 euros for hate speech and discrimination, though no jail sentence is being…
Trump's victory has given a boost to European populists such as the Front National leader tipped to do well in 2017 French presidential election.
The Mayor of Clay, West Virginia, has resigned following her comment on a racist Facebook post about outgoing first lady first Michelle Obama.
The European Parliament voted to lift immunity of the French far-right politician to answer charges of inciting racial hatred.
A man said to belong to a far-right group is under arrest after two German police officers were shot and seriously hurt while raiding a house south of Nuremburg on…
Thousands of activists, notably members and supporters of Ukraine’s far-right Azov regiment and the ultra-radical Right Sector group, have marched through Kyiv, brandishing banners and…
A Dutch court ruled on Friday that prosecutors can pursue anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders over comments in which he led a roomful of supporters in chanting that they wanted “fewer” Moroccans in th
The lone surviving suspect in a neo-Nazi murder trial in Germany broke her silence in court on Thursday.
State elections have propelled Alternative für Deutschland, or A-f-D, into Berlin’s legislature for the first time.
In this bonus interview, Frauke Petry, the head of Alternative für Deutschland, talks to Euronews about Angela Merkel, the migrant crisis and populism.
A new poll suggests Germany’s anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party – or AfD – is winning more support than ever before.
The burgeoning Alternative for Germany (AfD) scored one of its biggest triumphs at the ballot box in early September, notching up more than a fifth of votes and pushing Angela Merkel’s conservatives i
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily round up of the top stories from across Europe.
Shinzo Abe picks a hawkish conservative ally as defence minister, prompting fears of ruffled feathers among Tokyo's Asian neighbours.
Far right leaders across Europe have hailed the result of the Brexit vote and suggested it should be the last nail in the coffin of the European Union.
A small group of Donald Trump fans celebrated the presumptive Republican nominee’s birthday with cake and balloons in a New Delhi park on Tuesday.
Austria's far-right Freedom Party is challenging the result of last month's presidential election claiming numerous irregularities.