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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...

In September, an obscure Twitter account promoting a fringe belief about an anti-Trump cabal within the government tweeted out a hashtag: #FakeWhistleblower.

It was typical for the anonymous account, which traffics in far-right content and a conspiracy theory known as QAnon, some of whose adherents think that satanic pedophiles control the “deep state.” The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently labeled QAnon a potential domestic terror threat.

Still, that did not stop others...

Politicians from across Germany's political spectrum are calling on Chancellor Angela Merkel's government to swiftly act on its plans to combat right-wing extremism and hate crimes, according to several reports published Monday.

The calls for change came after news that former Green party heads Cem Özdemir and Claudia Roth were sent death threats by a neo-Nazi group the latest in a long list of federal, state and local politicians who have been threatened in recent weeks.

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Mario Balotelli has expressed his gratitude for the support he received in the wake of racist abuse which saw him set to walk off at Verona - and claims those responsible should be ashamed.

The forward picked up the ball and kicked it into the stands before making to leave the pitch in the 54th minute of the Serie A match at Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi. Footage later appeared which showed Balotelli was reacting to racist abuse, with monkey chants clearly audible.

Balotelli...

Police in Paris have detained a man who stood up and started shouting “Allahu akbar!” during a screening of the film "Joker," sending moviegoers into a panic, witnesses say.

The 34-year-old individual, who has not yet been identified, is now being observed in the psychiatric ward of police headquarters following the incident Sunday night at the massive Grand Rex theater, according to Le Parisien.

A witness told the newspaper that during the middle of the film, the man first...

A Swedish TV show for children, "Lilla Aktuellt," that airs on the country's state channel released an episode on Oct. 15 on Turkey's Operation Peace Spring. The show's premise is to present events and affairs in a child-friendly manner, however, it was used as a propaganda tool to spread anti-Turkish sentiment and has led to discrimination against children belonging to the Turkish community.

Around 10 minutes of the show on Operation Peace Spring portrayed the Turks as conducting an...

A full 27 percent of all Germans and 18 percent of a population group categorized as “elite" - or university graduates with an annual income of at least €100,000 - have anti-Semitic thoughts, according to the survey. 

Another 41 percent think that Jews talk too much about the Holocaust, the representative survey of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), reported in German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung, showed. 

Yet every fourth interviewee considered it possible that "something like the...

A scientist at the University of Amsterdam is under fire because she rejected a Turkish student for an internship due to the Turkey's operation in Syria. In response to the student's application, the scientist said that she is "not inviting Turkish students at this time" due to the situation in Syria, AD reports.

"We reject the employee's reaction. Apologies were offered directly to the student", the University of Amsterdam said on its website. "The UvA is an inclusive and diverse...