BERLIN (AP) — A surging German nationalist party has sharpened its rhetoric against prominent Islamic groups and is suggesting limiting the religious freedom of more than 4 million Muslims in the country.
Senior members of Alternative for Germany cut short a meeting Monday with the Central Council of Muslims, accusing the group of failing to renounce religious beliefs that clash with the German constitution.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police surrounded an opposition stronghold and beat back demonstrators who attempted to hold protests at the offices of the electoral commission to demand that it is dissolved due to allegations of bias and corruption.
The protests, held every Monday for the past four weeks, come before elections next year and are organized by Kenya's main opposition group the Coalitions for Reforms and Democracy.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An adviser to Turkey's president says the government could suspend all agreements with the European Union if the 28-nation bloc continues to apply "double standards" toward his country.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's economy adviser, Yigit Bulut, told state-run TRT television Monday that Turkey could make "very radical decisions," including shelving a Customs Union agreement with the EU, if the bloc fails to "meet promises made to Turkish citizens...
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian police have arrested a man who had climbed on the roof of the Slovenian embassy, threatening to kill himself unless Slovenia reimbursed savings which Bosnians had deposited in one of its banks.
Police and firefighters overwhelmed the man on Monday after several hours of negotiations.
When the former Yugoslavia broke up in 1991, its republics declared independence and Slovenia liquidated its Ljubljanska Bank...