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Austria’s Kurz Vows Zero Tolerance on Anti-Semitism

Austria’s election winner Sebastian Kurz, who may form a coalition with the far-right, vowed “zero tolerance” on anti-Semitism in any future government, in an interview published in Israel on Tuesday.

French businessman Rachid Nekkaz (R) walks with Kenza Drider (R), candidate for the 2012 French presidential election, on December 12, 2011 in Paris, after Drider appeared at the police tribunal for violating France's niqab ban. Since a burqa and niqab ban came into force in France with the threat of …

Algerian Millionaire Promises to Pay All Burqa Ban Fines

Algerian millionaire and political activist Rachid Nekkaz has promised to pay the €150 fines of any Muslim woman caught wearing the full-face Islamic veil in Austria after the ban on the garment comes into effect on October 1st. Mr. Nekkaz (pictured,

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Austrian Minister: Turkey Going in Dangerous Direction

BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s foreign minister says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is taking his country in a “false and dangerous direction” away from the prerequisites needed for European Union membership.