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Islam Times - Spain is among European Union states with the highest number of separatist movements demanding outright independence and thus shaking the increasingly fragile union.
Islam Times - US President-elect says all the members of the European Union will leave it following the UK that was the first to do the “smart” move.
Islam Times - Britain's Northern Ireland minister calls an early election for March 2 following the collapse of the region's power-sharing government.
Islam Times - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says European governments must do more to help refugees dying in Europe's sudden cold snap instead of pushing them back from borders and exposing them to violence and confiscations.
Islam Times - After the shock of the Brexit referendum in Britain and election of Donald J. Trump in US presidential race in 2016, the New Year is expected to be decisive for Europe.
Islam Times - A total of five people suspected of having ties to the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group have been taken into custody in Spain and Hungary.
Islam Times - The countries involved in recent talks for the resolution of the Cypriot dispute have been voicing their respective reservations, with no visible sign of a compromise to help solve the matter.
Islam Times - A European court has ruled that Muslim girls must take part in mixed school swimming classes after rejecting a case by a Turkish-Swiss couple who had requested that their daughters be exempted from such activities.
Islam Times - Thousands of US troops are massing in Poland as part of a planned NATO operation in what has been touted by Washington as “defense against Russian aggression," a provocative move that recalls the hay days of the Cold War era.
Islam Times - Turkey is alone. First, we’ll take a look at the racist reasons for this. If 39 men and women had been slaughtered in Paris or Brussels or Berlin on New Year’s Eve, the headlines would ripple on for three or four days. Two or three days if the victims had been western European.
Islam Times - Future historians may well record 2016 a vintage year for Russian President Vladimir Putin. At any rate, at this point we can say it has been a good year for the Russian leader and his country’s international standing. Even Western media, which did its best to discredit, even demonize,...
Islam Times - The American billionaire and political lobbyist, George Soros says western democracies, the US and the EU in particular, will face hard times in coming years.
Islam Times - Hundreds of protesters have taken part in a rally in the city of Palma to voice support for Catalonia's independence from Spain.
Islam Times - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed into law a bill banning the import of Russian books deemed to glorify the Kremlin, a move expected to further damage Kiev-Moscow ties.
Islam Times - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has ruled out the possibility of any referendum on the secession of the northeastern region of Catalonia from Spain.
Islam Times - The Italian interior minister says the prime suspect in a deadly terrorist attack in the German capital moved like a “lone wolf” while at large in Italy.
Islam Times - European countries increased their security measures after a truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin that killed 12 people.
Islam Times - United Nations agencies says 5,000 migrants are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea trying to reach Europe this year.
Islam Times - The European Union and the Arab League have agreed to participate in rebuilding post-civil war Syria in what is an apparent ploy to cover up their negative role in the war-torn country.
Islam Times - Representatives of Catalonia’s pro-independence civil, cultural and political organizations have come together in a Barcelona summit to discuss preparations for a referendum next year on separation from mainland Spain.