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One person was wounded in an attack on a Turkish café in North Rhine-Westphalia. Police launched a large-scale operation to arrest the attackers.

Four people attacked a Turkish café at midnight in Krefeld, Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia state.

Four masked people came to the cafe in the morning, threatened the people in the cafe with the weapons in their hands, then asked for money.

When a person in the cafe argued with the attackers, the 44-year-old was injured in the...

Arnd Focke, the Mayor of Estorf in the state of Lower Saxony in Germany, resigned because of attacks by extreme rightists.

Social Democratic Party (SPD) Focke, the German News Agency (DPA) said in a statement, the swastika was drawn to the tool and the mailbox containing documents containing hateful content, he said.

Focke expressed his resignation to protect his family and not to harm the mayor’s office. “Even though I suffered from this decision, I did what I needed.” he said...

He has experienced racist abuse at primary school five times in a year. It has left his mother, Carla, in tears.

One of the perpetrators is now on a council register for racism, with another facing temporary exclusion.

Primary-school exclusions for racism in England are up more than 40% in just over a decade with the biggest rise in the North West, official figures show.

BBC News analysis of the figures showed:

496 temporary exclusions for racism from primary...

A female traveler from Cameroon complained that Air France was "subjected to racial discrimination and inhuman treatment".

Cameroonian female passenger of the French National Airline Air France'African passengers' ill-treatment' reportedly complained on the grounds.

According to national press reports, Gisele Kamanou Goune, who returned to his country for vacation from the United States where he was teaching, went to the International Yaounde Nsimalen Airport police station and...

Serie A unveiled its 'No To Racism' posters at its headquarters in Milan on Monday. Those posters depicted the faces of three monkeys.

Italian clubs AC Milan and Roma quickly condemned the artwork, with Milan chief executive Ivan Gazidis stating the images "came as a surprise, were insensitive and badly timed".

Here is how the national press in Italy and users on social media reacted to the controversy.

News website Il Post reported the artwork on Monday, saying that "...

The number of right-wing extremists active in Germany rose significantly in 2019, the Berlin-based Tagesspiegel newspaper reported on Monday.

Germany's federal domestic intelligence service (BfV) and the state-level intelligence services identified over 32,200 right-wing extremists this year, the paper reported, citing information gathered from security sources.

That figure is a third higher compared to 2018, when authorities counted 24,100 people involved in right-wing...

50 Cent has said that Oprah Winfrey only criticises black male stars at the centre of sexual assault allegations and ignores the white people who have been accused.

Following the news that Winfrey was to produce a #MeToo documentary about the allegations against record executive Russell Simmons, the rapper questioned her intentions on Instagram.

According to a press release, the currently untitled film is said to be “a profound examination of race, gender, class and...

Turkish citizens living abroad have faced at least 88 attacks based on xenophobia and racism in the first nine months of 2019, according to a dedicated Foreign Ministry database.

In response to rising xenophobia, discrimination, racism, and Islamophobia across the world -- especially in Europe, where up to 5.5 million Turks live -- the ministry took action to set up the database to track attacks on Turkish citizens living abroad.

In addition, the ministry also established a 24-...

A Turkish student was beaten up Sunday by supporters of the PKK terrorist organization after saying Turkey has no problem with Kurds, but with the PKK.

Eren B. told Anadolu Agency the supporters were spreading propaganda about Turkey and he approached their stall as they were misinforming people.

“We have no problem with the Kurds. We struggle against the PKK,” Eren told them.

"After I spoke, one of them told me he was the PKK itself and called the others. While one of...

Former Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was branded “Judas” in graffiti sprayed on a building he owns in Stockholm on Wednesday night following the announcement he had bought a stake in Stockholm club Hammarby.

The entrance to a building owned by the 38-year-old Ibrahimovic was vandalised, police said on Thursday, and Swedish media showed pictures of a gate sprayed with the word “Judas”.

Media reported on Wednesday that Ibrahimovic had acquired a stake in Hammarby, prompting...

A suspected far-right sympathiser is feared at large in the Metropolitan police, having got away with scrawling a swastika in a secure area of a police station, the Guardian has learned.

The hate crime was not made public by Britain’s largest force at the time and the culprit has not been caught.

The swastika was found in February drawn on an inside wall at Edmonton police station in Enfield, north London, in an area only accessible to officers and staff.

The police...

Police arrested a Syracuse University student in connection with a series of new graffiti markings in support of protests against several recent racist incidents on campus, authorities said Thursday.

Syracuse Police Sgt. Matthew Malinowski said the student is accused of criminal mischief in the fourth degree and of making graffiti. The suspect was identified in connection with four incidents of graffiti in and around the Irving Garage and Bird Library, Syracuse University Department...

A young woman has claimed United Airlines “accommodated” a racist passenger after he said he didn’t want to sit next to her because she is black.

Taylor Richardson, 16, said a flight attendant agreed to move the man after he complained onboard a Denver-Jacksonville on 15 November.

She shared the experience on social media, tweeting: “So yesterday while flying from Denver to Jacksonville, I had my first encounter with a white man who didn’t want to sit next to me because I was...

Vandals desecrated more than 80 graves at a Jewish cemetery in the western Danish town of Randers, police said Sunday.

“More than 80 gravestones were daubed with green graffiti and some were overturned” at the Ostre Kirkegard cemetery, a statement said.

“There are no symbols or words written on the gravestones but paint has been daubed on them,” the Ritzau news agency quoted police spokesman Bo Christensen as saying.

Police said a complaint had been made Saturday but...

A white restaurant manager who enslaved a disabled black man and forced him to work more than 100 hours a week for no pay has been jailed for 10 years. 

Bobby Paul Edwards admitted to regularly beating John Christopher Smith with pots, pans, a belt and his fists. 

Mr Smith has an intellectual disability and an IQ of less than 70, according to a filing at the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, which revealed Edwards once dipped metal tongs into...