Nationalism

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, an Orthodox protester holds up a sign reading "Stop Matilda" during a protest against the release of a movie depicting a liaison of Russia's last czar in Moscow, Russia. Russia's Culture Ministry says that a controversial historical film about the last Russian czar's affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release. "Matilda," which is about Nicholas II's relationship with Matilda Kshesinskaya, has drawn virulent criticism from some Orthodox believers and hard-line nationalists, who see it as blasphemy against the emperor, glorified as a saint by the Russian Orthodox Church. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
August 10, 2017 - 10:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A historical film about the last Russian czar's affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release, the Culture Ministry said Thursday, a decision that follows months of disputes and angry calls for its ban. "Matilda," which describes Nicholas II's relationship with Matilda...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, an Orthodox protester holds up a sign reading "Stop Matilda" during a protest against the release of a movie depicting a liaison of Russia's last czar in Moscow, Russia. Russia's Culture Ministry says that a controversial historical film about the last Russian czar's affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release. "Matilda," which is about Nicholas II's relationship with Matilda Kshesinskaya, has drawn virulent criticism from some Orthodox believers and hard-line nationalists, who see it as blasphemy against the emperor, glorified as a saint by the Russian Orthodox Church. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
August 10, 2017 - 8:40 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A historical film about the last Russian czar's affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release, the Culture Ministry said Thursday, despite passionate calls for its ban. "Matilda," which describes Nicholas II's relationship with Matilda Kshesinskaya has drawn virulent criticism...
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August 10, 2017 - 7:36 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leaders of Poland's Jewish community have written to the country's most powerful politician, urging him to denounce rising anti-Semitism which they say is leaving them on edge. Anna Chipczynska, the head of Warsaw's Jewish community, told The Associated Press on Thursday...
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August 10, 2017 - 6:34 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Culture Ministry says that a controversial historical film about the last Russian czar's affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release. "Matilda," which is about Nicholas II's relationship with Matilda Kshesinskaya, has drawn virulent criticism from some Orthodox...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, Serbia's Stefan Mitrovic grabs a banner containing the Albanian flag attached to a drone flying above the pitch during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade, Serbia. The banner prompted fan violence with the match was suspended, and a man who claims to have flown the drone has been detained but it is revealed Saturday July 29, 2017, that Albania’s soccer federation is calling on Albanian authorities to stop his extradition to Serbia. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, FILE)
July 29, 2017 - 3:02 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's soccer federation is calling on Albanian authorities to stop the extradition to Serbia of a man who reportedly flew a drone with a nationalist banner over a stadium in Serbia, a move that prompted fan violence. Ismail Morinaj was arrested in Croatia in June based on...
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File - In this Wednesday, Oct. 23,2013, file photo, an Indian national flag is flown next to the Chinese national emblem during a welcome ceremony for visiting Indian officals outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China is insisting that India withdraw its troops from a disputed Himalayan plateau before talks can take place to settle the most protracted standoff in recent years between the nuclear-armed neighbors. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
July 05, 2017 - 10:44 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China has insisted India withdraw its troops from a disputed Himalayan plateau before talks can take place to settle the most protracted standoff in recent years between the nuclear-armed neighbors, who fought a bloody frontier war 55 years ago. India must pull back its troops "as...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2017, file photo, Sen. Dianne Feinstein of Calif., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Free speech on college campuses attracted congressional attention on Tuesday as a Senate panel questioned students, academics and lawyers after the abrupt cancellation of several high-profile speeches from California to Texas. einstein of California said the universities can't always deal with the fallout when anarchists and others respond to the appearance of a speaker they oppose. She said the biggest threat of violence often comes from people who don’t attend the university. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
June 20, 2017 - 9:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Free speech on college campuses attracted congressional attention on Tuesday as a Senate panel questioned students, academics and lawyers after the abrupt cancellation of several high-profile speeches from California to Texas. Students and academics insisted the golden rule is for...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 13, 2017, file photo, dozens of lawyers shout slogans during a protest against the accord to hand over control of two strategic Red Sea islands, Tiran and Sanafir, to Saudi Arabia in front of the lawyers syndicate in Cairo. The tempestuous parliament approval of a deal transferring two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia is putting Egypt’s government at odds with the judiciary and providing the country’s battered opposition a nationalist cause to whip up at a time of growing economic distress. Arabic on the Red Sea map reads, " bread.. freedom, the islands are Egyptians". (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
June 19, 2017 - 10:56 am
CAIRO (AP) — The past week's tempestuous parliament approval of a deal transferring two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia is putting Egypt's government at odds with the judiciary and providing the country's battered opposition with a nationalist cause to whip up at a time of growing economic distress...
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People take part in the annual Gay Pride parade, being protected by riot police in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Around five thousand LGBT activists and associations paraded in the center of Kiev. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
June 18, 2017 - 6:07 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Thousands of people have attended a gay pride parade in the Ukrainian capital amid tight security. Much of downtown Kiev was cordoned off and about 5,000 police officers were on duty for Sunday's event, which has traditionally been a focal point for attacks by ultranationalists...
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June 17, 2017 - 9:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — A new German party founded by the man who once dominated the nationalist Alternative for Germany has decided against running candidates in the national election after failing to make an impact with voters. The Liberal-Conservative Reformers party emerged from the split in 2015 of...
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