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Tommy Robinson, Former EDL Leader, Comes Out In Support Of Ukip

Huffington Post by Ryan Barrell | Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson has announced his support for Ukip at the next general election. Having previously endorsed Nigel Farage's party in a tweet, the former English Defence League leader has restated his support for Ukip in an interview. Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley Lennon, suggested that he had met quietly with more...

Ukip activist Kerry Smith quits party after row over offensive comments

The Independent by Nigel Morris | Tuesday, 16 December 2014

The Ukip activist Kerry Smith hit out at in-fighting within the party as he tore up his membership card. Mr Smith was forced to step down as the parliamentary candidate for South Basildon and East Thurrock this week after being recorded making offensive remarks. Today he announced he was resigning from more...

School axes David Little's Ukip talk after parent protest threat

Dover Express by Dover Express | Tuesday, 16 December 2014

A SCHOOL has refused a Ukip parliamentary candidate the opportunity to speak to students. David Little was due to speak at Castle Community School this Thursday but his invitation was rescinded after parents threatened to picket the school. The Dover and Deal candidate says the rejection is an “affront to democracy” and more...

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Suspected jihadist recruiters held in Spain and Morocco

Euronews | Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Spanish and Moroccan police have arrested seven people suspected of recruiting women to support extremists from the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Spain’s Interior Ministry says four women and a man were held in the north African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, and in Barcelona. Two men were picked up more...

Pakistan Taliban: Peshawar school attack leaves 141 dead

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-30491435 by BBC | Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Militants from the Pakistani Taliban have attacked a military-run school in Peshawar, killing 141 people, 132 of them children, the military say. Officials say the attack in the north-western city is over, with all the attackers killed. Seven militants took part in all, according to the army. Scores of survivors are being more...

Sydney siege: Five escape cafe as undisclosed number of hostages held by armed man are forced to display Islamic flag

The Independent by Ian Johnston | Monday, 15 December 2014

he gunman who is holding people hostage inside a café in Sydney is demanding a meeting with the Australian Prime Minister and has claimed to have four bombs, two inside the café and two in the financial district. The gunman has reportedly agreed to release one hostage if an Isis (also more...

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Round-up of news from around the world.

NETHERLANDS | Geert Wilders on race hate charge over anti-Moroccan chant

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 15:04 | Source: Guardian | | Click here for original article

Anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders will be prosecuted in the Netherlands for alleged discrimination and inciting hatred against Moroccans during election campaigning in March, prosecutors said on Thursday. The charges stem from an incident in The Hague, when Wilders led an anti-Moroccan chant in a cafe, which was broadcast nationally and prompted more...

ISRAEL | Israeli police crackdown on far-right anti-Arab group with series of arrests

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 11:27 | Source: Independent | | Click here for original article

The group appears to be a reincarnation of the Kach movement Israeli police have arrested 10 people in a crackdown against a far-right anti-Arab group a day after three of its members were indicted for setting fire to the only school in Jerusalem where Arabs and Jews more...

RUSSIA | Russian nationalist suspected in high-profile killings to remain in detention

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 20:37 | Source: rapsinews.com | | Click here for original article

The Moscow City Court on Tuesday upheld the detention of Ilya Goryachev, who is charged with involvement in a notorious extremist movement and complicity in the murder of lawyer Stanislav Markelov, the court’s press service told RAPSI. The court thus dismissed an appeal filed by Goryachev’s attorney seeking to release him more...