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European Court of Human Rights Rejects Anders Breivik Appeal

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – The European Court of Human Rights has rejected that an appeal by Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik who claimed his incarceration in Norway violates his rights. The Strasbourg, France-based court said Thursday the case “doesn’t

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EU Court Blocks Egyptian Hijacker’s Extradition

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights has blocked Cypriot authorities from extraditing an Egyptian hijacker to his homeland until it can examine the case, the Cyprus Justice Ministry and the hijacker’s lawyer said Thursday.

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EU: ‘Illegal Migrants in Morocco Have European Union Refugee Rights’

The European Court of Human Rights has made a landmark ruling that migrants who cross border fences which are still outside European Union territory have ‘rights as refugees’ – meaning Spanish authorities will no longer be allowed to return illegal immigrants to Morocco who storm border fences at the enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla.

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Pope Expresses Support for British Parents of Baby Charlie

VATICAN CITY (AFP) – Pope Francis expressed his support Sunday for the British parents of a baby with a rare genetic disease, saying he hoped doctors would allow them to “care for their child until the end”. Ten-month-old Charlie Gard,

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UK Hospital Says Terminally Ill Baby to Have ‘More Time’

LONDON (AP) — A terminally ill British baby will be given “more time” before life support is withdrawn, the 10-month-old boy’s parents and a London children’s hospital said Friday, days after the family lost a legal battle to take him

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European Court Rules Against Russia Over 2004 School Siege

MOSCOW (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that Russia failed to adequately protect victims of a 2004 school siege in the city of Beslan that left more than 330 people dead, a verdict that Moscow said it would appeal.

George Soros, Chairman of Soros Fund Management, listens during a seminar titled 'Charting A New Growth Path for the Euro Zone' at the annual International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings September 24, 2011 in Washington, DC.

Reuters: European Countries Inspired by Breitbart to Crack Down on Soros

TEL AVIV — Eastern European leaders have “drawn inspiration” from conservative U.S. media outlets, especially Breitbart News, to crack down on groups financed by billionaire George Soros that are allegedly attempting to meddle in domestic politics, Reuters reported.

Demonstrators with banners of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gather outsidethe Turkish consulate to welcome the Turkish Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya, who decided to travel to Rotterdam by land after Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu's flight was barred from landing by the Dutch government, in Rotterdam, Netherlands March …

Turkey Suspends High-Level Relations with Netherlands

Turkey halted high level relations with the Netherlands on Monday, citing the Dutch government’s barring of Turkish politicians from holding rallies ahead of a referendum on a new constitution.

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Cameron Backs Move to Ban Full Face Veils

David Cameron has backed rules that would allow public officials to ban women from wearing full face veils in certain venues where identity and personal recognition are important. “Proper and sensible,” says the prime minister regarding a proposal that would see Muslim

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EU Tries Again To Sneak Prisoner Votes Into UK Law

European officials have criticised the British government for not allowing prisoners to vote and given it a year to come up with a plan to implement the demand. The Council of Europe expressed “profound concern” that the ban remains in

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Europe’s Human Rights Court Says Turkey Violates Human Rights

Amid wider concerns over freedom of expression and access to information in Turkey, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled the government violated fundamental freedoms when it blocked access to YouTube.  Turkey’s violation of the European Convention on Human