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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's ruling Fidesz-KDNP coalition won a landslide victory in general elections.

Based on 91 percent of the votes counted, the coalition of the Fidesz party and Christian Democratic People's Party (KDNP) received at least 48 percent of the vote while Hungary's main opposition Jobbik party received 19 percent and the left-wing Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP) and Dialogue for Hungary (PM) oppositional coalition received 12 percent.

Hungary's...

Supporters of the PYD/PKK terrorist organization in April 6, attacked the Council of Europe’s Agora building in Strasbourg, France.

Around 30 people got past a security checkpoint where nearly 600 people were working, according to an Anadolu Agency correspondent reporting from the scene.

The PYD/PKK sympathizers hung a banner that called for the release of Abdullah Ocalan, the jailed terrorist leader of the PKK – the parent group of the PYD/PKK -- and damaged the building...

Turkey's Athens Consulate-General came under attack late April 4, according to Consul-General Oya Yazar.

Yazar told Anadolu Agency that a group of 15 to 20 people came to the street where the consulate is located in the evening of Wednesday and began smearing the building's walls with red paint.

No one was injured in the attack; however, the windows of the consulate’s waiting room were broken, Yazar said.

The assailants later escaped, she added.

According to Greek...

Netanyahu says Canada, Germany, Italy among countries to take in asylum seekers.

Israel will deport 16,250 refugees to West, grant 16,250 temporary residency status.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Canada, Germany and Italy are among the Western countries that will take in asylum seekers from Israel after the country signed a deal with the UN refugee agency canceling its mass deportation plan. 

Speaking at a news conference, Netanyahu said the plan to...

A young, unarmed black man was shot 20 times in his grandmother’s backyard in California.

Now his brother is fighting through grief to demand justice.

“They gunned him down like a dog,” Stevante Clark said of the police shooting of his brother, Stephon. “They executed him.”

Stevante was in the back seat of a car, his voice quivering. He stomped his feet 20 times one for each bullet that police fired at his unarmed brother.

The killing of Stephon Clark on 18 March...

A woman launched a disgusting racist verbal attack on an Indian woman sitting alone on a train was captured on camera.

The footage was uploaded on social media after a fellow passenger became outraged over the incident.

Patricia Bonnar shared the clip which took place while she was travelling on the metro with some friends in Melbourne, Australia.

Posting the footage on Facebook she wrote: "Disgusting behaviour by these 2 girls who were on the train to the city just now...

Linda Brown, 76, whose father objected when she was not allowed to attend an all-white school in her neighborhood.

She came to symbolize one of the most transformative court proceedings in American history, the school desegregation case Brown v. Board of Education, died in Topeka, Kan.

Her death was confirmed by a spokesman for the Peaceful Rest Funeral Chapel in Topeka, which is handling her funeral arrangements.

He did not specify the cause.

It is Ms. Brown’s...

French investigators are treating the killing of an 85-year-old Jewish woman in Paris as an antisemitic murder, after it emerged that she had survived France’s most notorious second world war round up of Jews in 1942.

Mireille Knoll lived alone and was found dead after a fire broke out in her flat in Paris’s 11th arrondissement. 

An autopsy showed she had been stabbed several times before the fire.

Two suspects who were arrested are to appear before judges as judicial...

A Russian airline forced five Asian-American passengers to fly to Delhi instead of New York because of their skin colour, according to a racial discrimination complaint.

Aeroflot staff warned the US citizens, all of south Asian descent, they would be “deported” to India if they refused to board the flight.

The Americans were travelling from Delhi to the US on 7 January but were stranded during a stopover in Moscow when their connecting flight to JFK International Airport was...

An Israeli mayor pulled out of a speech to students visiting Poland after he was told to omit passages that could contravene the country’s new law on Holocaust responsibility.  

Eli Dukorsky, the mayor of Kiryat Bialik in northern Israel, said he had planned to mention the Jews who were murdered by Poles during the Holocaust in his speech, a joint appearance with the local Polish mayor. 

But he cancelled after being told by officials that his speech would have to be redacted...

A mosque in Stockholm was vandalized with racist words and symbols.

In a statement, the mosque management said a big swastika symbol was spray painted at the mosque's door.

The management strongly condemned the incident, saying the mosque had been facing such racist attacks for years.

"Our mosque members and our community are extremely disturbed by such attacks. Unfortunately, despite many racist attacks, the government could not do anything against Islamophobia and hate...

The attackers tried to take hold of the donkey he was riding and when he objected, they threw a stone at him.

A 20-year-old Jewish man was sentenced to 400 hours of community service and a 7,500 shekel ($2,200) fine for attacking a Palestinian worker and injuring him.

He will also be on probation for eight months. The State Prosecutor’s office is considering appealing the lenient sentence.

The attackers tried to take hold of the donkey he was riding and when he objected...

One of Israel’s chief rabbis called black people “monkeys” during his weekly sermon.

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef’s comments were denounced as ”racially charged” and “utterly unacceptable” by the Anti-Defamation League, a New York City-based organisation devoted to battling anti-Semitism and racism.

During his weekly sermon, the rabbi used a derogatory Hebrew term for a black person, before going on to call a black person a “monkey,” according to footage published by the Ynet news site...

A group of 25 people reportedly attacked a branch of Turkish lender Ziraat Bank in the northeastern Greek city of Komotini.

The masked suspects, calling themselves "anti-government anarchists," threw stones at the Ziraat Bank building after they launched a protest in the city center.

The main entrance of the bank and its windows were damaged during the attack.

No injuries were reported as the incident happened out of banking hours.

At the protest in central...

A total of 37 attacks have taken place against Turkish institutions in 2018 in Germany.

It has been noted that the attacks have visibly increased after Turkey launched “Operation Olive Branch” on Jan. 20 to clear militant groups from Afrin in northwestern Syria amid growing threats posed from the region.

The number of attacks against Turkish institutions in the country was 13 in 2017.

According to the report, several mosques, cultural institutions and restaurants...