Denmark Passes Law Requiring Handshake to Gain Citizenship

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Denmark has adopted a law requiring anyone who becomes a Danish citizen to shake hands at the naturalization ceremony. The move is widely seen as aimed at some Muslims who for religious reasons decline to touch members of the opposite sex.


Swedish Cities Lose Track of Returning ISIS Fighters

Half of Sweden’s 300 Islamic State fighters have returned from the Middle East, but a survey has revealed several municipalities have little idea who among their residents are former fighters.


Dramatic 20 Percent Rise in Homicides in France

Newly released statistics from the French Interior Ministry have revealed a massive 20 percent increase in the French homicide rate compared to the period of 2014 to 2015.