Radicalism

A man takes a picture at the site of a deadly brawl in Koethen, 90 miles southwest of the German capital Berlin, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. Police has arrested two Afghan men on suspicion of murder in the killing of a 22-year-old German man. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
September 09, 2018 - 1:20 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The attack on a kosher restaurant in Chemnitz by masked neo-Nazis on the sidelines of an anti-migrant protest shows there's a deep problem with right-wing extremism in the region and should be treated as a call to action, the head of Germany's Central Council of Jews said Sunday...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, March 24, 2018, people hold banners during the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) march in Birmingham, England. A property manager and fan of the soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, John Meighan envisioned a group bringing together working-class people who felt excluded from political influence _ to stand up in opposition, not to Muslims or Islam, but to extremism. It didn’t quite work out that way, as the Football Lads Alliance found itself drawn into the orbit of Britain’s growing far-right. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 03, 2018 - 3:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — John Meighan had a dream. A property manager and fan of the soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, he envisioned a group bringing together working-class people who felt excluded from political influence — to stand up in opposition, not to Muslims or Islam, but to extremism. They would be...
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An unidentified man covered in blood lays on a street in Paris Saturday May 12, 2018, as two people look at him. The image was taken by a bystander who filmed the aftermath of a knife attack in Paris in which a 29-year-old man was stabbed to death and four others injured on Saturday evening. The Paris police said the attacker was subdued by officers during the stabbing attack in the 2nd arrondissement or district of the French capital.(Wladia Drummond via AP)
May 13, 2018 - 11:05 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the Paris stabbing attack (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A private organization in the United States that monitors extremists online says the Islamic State's news agency has released a video of a man who appears to be the Paris knifing suspect urging French citizens to...
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A bullet hole seen on the window of a cafe located near the area where the assailant of a knife attack was shot dead by police officers, in central Paris, Sunday May 13, 2018. The man behind a deadly knife attack in central Paris was born in Chechnya and had been on police radar for radicalism, and his parents have been detained for questioning, French authorities said Sunday. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 13, 2018 - 9:24 pm
PARIS (AP) — Investigators are following the trail of a 20-year-old Frenchman born in Chechnya who rampaged through a festive Paris neighborhood slashing passers-by with a knife, raising anew the specter of terrorism in France after less than two months of calm. Using a knife, the man identified as...
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In this photo supplied by the South African Police Services, paramedics attend to an injured man after attackers entered a mosque in Verulam, Durban, South Africa, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Attackers entered a South African mosque after midday prayers, stabbed three people and set the place on fire before fleeing, local police said Thursday, as people expressed shock at the kind of attack rarely seen in the country. One of the victims later died, an emergency responder told local media. (South African Police Services via AP)
May 11, 2018 - 5:32 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's elite police unit says it's investigating an "element of extremism" in a mosque attack in which three people's throats were slit after midday prayers, killing one of them. Hawks spokesman Simphiwe Mhlongo told The Associated Press that "you can see elements of...
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In this photo taken Friday, April 27, 2018, non-Muslim teachers who had to leave their posts camp out in the headquarters of the Kenya National Union of Teachers in Nairobi, Kenya. Deadly attacks by the al-Shabab extremist group targeting non-Muslim teachers in Kenya have caused hundreds of schools near the Somali border to shut down as teachers flee for their lives. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
May 03, 2018 - 6:01 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Every school day, Abdirizack Hussein Bashir rises at dawn for an eight-kilometer (five-mile) trek through a dangerous forest where he sometimes faces harassment by Kenyan army patrols hunting down extremists. Now the 12-year-old's dream to become a doctor is threatened...
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In this photo taken Monday, April 16, 2018, a U.S. and Niger flag are raised side by side at the base camp for air forces and other personnel supporting the construction of Niger Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger. On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region. Three hangars and the first layers of a runway command a sandy, barren field. Niger Air Base 201 is expected to be functional early next year. (AP Photo/Carley Petesch)
April 23, 2018 - 5:47 am
AGADEZ, Niger (AP) — On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region. Three hangars and the first layers of a runway command a sandy, barren...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2003, file photo, Indonesian forensic investigators work near a reconstruction of the bomber's vehicle at the site of the Marriott Hotel bombing in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Indonesian government is bringing together dozens of convicted Islamic militants and survivors of attacks in what it hopes will be an important step in combating radicalism and fostering reconciliation. The three days of meetings began Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett, File)
February 26, 2018 - 5:52 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Indonesian government is bringing together dozens of convicted Islamic militants and survivors of attacks in what it hopes will be an important step in combating radicalism and fostering reconciliation. About 120 reformed militants will apologize to dozens of victims...
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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, front row second left, and Chad's President Idriss Deby, front row center, stand with EU and Sahel leaders during a group photo at an EU-Sahel meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders meet Friday with counterparts from Africa's Sahel in a show of support for the impoverished region fallen prey to extremists and a key transit point for migrants heading to Europe. (John Thys, Pool Photo via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 7:25 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — International donors on Friday pledged 414 million euros ($510 million) to five impoverished countries in West Africa's Sahel region, much of it to fund a new counterterror force. The 5,000-strong G5 Sahel force for Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger needs around 400...
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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU-Sahel meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders meet Friday with counterparts from Africa's Sahel in a show of support for the impoverished region fallen prey to extremists and a key transit point for migrants heading to Europe. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
February 23, 2018 - 7:05 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on European Union meeting on West Africa's Sahel region (all times local): 1:05 p.m. The European Union's top diplomat says donors have pledged 414 million euros ($510 million) to five impoverished countries in West Africa's Sahel region, much of it to fund a...
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