Istanbul's Hagia Sophia Will Be Converted Into a Mosque, Inflaming Religious Sensitivities
The move is a big win for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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'We Have Dreaded This Day': Coronavirus Has Been Detected in War-Ravaged Idlib
The northwest Syrian province is considered one of the world’s most vulnerable environments for an outbreak.
17 hours ago
Three Belgians Were Deported from Congo for Racist Facebook Posts About a Black Mayor
The men targeted Pierre Kompany, the Congolese-born mayor of a district in Brussels, who is also the father of Belgian football star Vincent Kompany.
3 days ago
Protesters Stormed Serbia's Parliament After New Coronavirus Curfews Were Announced
Video shows police attacking three people sitting on a bench, amid reports that it was "the most violent [protest] seen in Serbia for a long time".
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Beijing Is Furious About UK's Offer to Welcome Hong Kongers Fleeing Harsh New Security Law
In a statement, China's Foreign Ministry warned: "Any attempt seeking to undermine China's sovereignty, security and development interests is doomed to fail."
Russian Voters Just Cleared the Way for Putin to Rule as President-for-Life
Russian opposition figures have denounced the constitutional amendments that will allow Putin to serve as president until 2036.
Yemenis Are Being Disappeared, Tortured, Then Killed in Unofficial Prisons
"It's happening virtually all the time. It's become as simple for them as drinking a glass of water."
Kenyan Police Killed Three People in Clashes Sparked By a Dispute Over a Face Mask
A researcher told VICE News that there had been 25 killings by police enforcing lockdown measures before these recent deaths.
Poland's Ruling Party Is Using Homophobia to Attract Voters in Sunday's Presidential Election
The Law and Justice party surged to power in 2015 on the back of a xenophobic campaign demonizing refugees and migrants. Now, politicians have turned their attention to the LGBTQ community.
Germany Just Banned a Neo-Nazi Group Investigated for Plotting Terror Attacks
They had bought a plot of rural land to set up a separatist far-right community in the state of Thuringia.
Ukraine's Secret Service Busts Neo-Nazi Cell Inspired By Christchurch Shooter
The group was printing extremist literature and stockpiling guns, explosive devices and Nazi paraphernalia.
A German Neo-Nazi Plotted the Assassination of Pro-Refugee Mayor for Years, Prosecutors Say
Walter Luebcke's execution-style killing followed a series of near-miss far-right assassination attempts on political figures in Germany.