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Madrid Opens First Global Roving Auschwitz Exhibit

MADRID, Spain — Letters thrown from death trains, tiny children’s shoes, a Nazi gas mask and hundreds of other objects from Auschwitz are going on display in Madrid as a roving exhibition on the Nazi extermination camp opens.

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Outcry in Bulgaria as Nationalist Heads Panel on Minorities

SOFIA (AFP) – Bulgaria’s government sparked an outcry Thursday after it announced that the country’s vice premier, a nationalist notorious for verbal attacks on Roma and migrants, would head a major panel on minorities. Valery Simeonov will head the National

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Bulgaria Becomes Third Country to Ban the Burqa

The Bulgarian Parliament has overwhelmingly given the green light to a proposed ban on the wearing of burqas in the country, with only eight Members of Parliament voting against it. The bill’s approval means that Bulgaria is on track to

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IN PICTURES: Police Clear Roma Migrant Slum Placed On Paris Railway

French Police have evicted hundreds of Roma migrants from a huge slum on a disused railway on the outskirts of Paris. Authorities cited sanitation concerns, describing the camp as “dangerous”. Checks conducted last week revealed that 173 people living in the

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WATCH: Roma And African Migrants Riot On Christmas Day

Members of the Roma community and African migrants fought a running battle on the streets of a small Spanish town on Christmas Day, following the murder of a Guinean man. Police were attacked, petrol bombs thrown and roads blocked. “Garbage bins

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Roma Camp Dismantled By Police

LA COURNEUVE, France (AP) — Police cleared out one of France’s biggest and oldest Roma camps on Thursday, dismantling a sprawling network of makeshift shelters next to a Paris region highway in the pouring rain. The evacuation of around 200