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US Deploys F-35 Warplanes in Europe to Confront Russia
17 Apr 2017 08:22

US Deploys F-35 Warplanes in Europe to Confront Russia

Islam times - The United States has deployed several F-35 stealth warplanes in Europe as part of a planned NATO exercise aimed at confronting Russia.

 
Muslims Must Adopt Europe’s Values or Get Out: German Minister
15 Apr 2017 11:54

Muslims Must Adopt Europe’s Values or Get Out: German Minister

Islam Times - A German minister has brazenly stated that Muslims who migrate to Europe must adopt the continent's values or move elsewhere.

 
Why Did NATO Expand to West Asia?
12 Apr 2017 11:47

Why Did NATO Expand to West Asia?

Islam Times - After collapse of the Soviet Union and thus end of the Cold War, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) redefined the so-called threats posed to its members from communism to terrorism, Islamic fundamentalism, and risks of proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs), arguing ...

 
Foreign ministers of the Group of Seven industrialized nations pose for a family picture at the end of their meeting on April 11, 2017 in Lucca, Italy
12 Apr 2017 06:25

G7 group rejects calls for new sanctions on Russia over Syria

Islam Times - Foreign ministers in the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized countries have ignored calls by Britain and the United States for imposing sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Syria.

 
The flags of the Group of Seven countries are set on a stage for an annual summit in Brussels, Belgium (file photo)
10 Apr 2017 08:48

Group of Seven countries convene in Italy, Syria on top of agenda

Islam Times - Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialized countries are in Italy for a summit, with the Syrian conflict at the top of its agenda.

 
Police arrest man suspected of carrying out Stockholm truck attack
8 Apr 2017 07:56

Police arrest man suspected of carrying out Stockholm truck attack

Islam Times - Police in Sweden have arrested a man in connection with a recent deadly attack in the country’s capital, where a truck rammed into a department store, leaving four people dead and 15 others injured.

 
Presidential candidate and Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic speaks during a press conference in Belgrade on April 2, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
3 Apr 2017 07:23

Aleksandar Vucic is Serbia’s new president: Projections

Islam Times - Serbia’s Conservative Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has won the country’s presidential election, according to projections.

 
This file photo taken on June 25, 2015 shows asylum-seekers waiting to board a bus at their temporary Hungarian home of Roszke border village at the Hungarian-Serbian border to transport them to a new refugee camp. (Photo by AFP)
29 Mar 2017 05:43

Eastern EU members slam 'dictat' on migrants

Islam Times - Leaders from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland rejected on Tuesday what they called Brussels' use of "blackmail and diktat" over planned resettlement of migrants across the European Union.

 
Head of the center-right GERB party and former prime minister Boyko Borisov speaks to media after his party won the country’s parliamentary elections, in Sofia, Bulgaria, March 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
27 Mar 2017 09:05

Bulgaria’s Borisov to begin talks to form new government after electoral win

Islam Times - Bulgaria’s veteran political bruiser Boyko Borisov was due Monday to begin tough talks to form a lasting government and become prime minister for the third time.

 
Turkey threatens EU with Sending 15k Refugees in Month to ‘Blow Its Mind’
18 Mar 2017 09:27

Turkey threatens EU with Sending 15k Refugees in Month to ‘Blow Its Mind’

Islam Times - Turkey’s interior minister threatened on Tuesday to open borders says and send 15,000 refugees a month to Europe, to “blow its mind.”

 
Erdogan and EU Go Off Rails – a Plague on Both Their Houses
18 Mar 2017 07:56

Erdogan and EU Go Off Rails – a Plague on Both Their Houses

Islam Times - The extraordinary war of words erupting between Turkey and the European Union is pushing already strained relations to breaking point. Ankara has banned all Dutch diplomats from its territory after the Netherlands banished Turkish ministers from holding political rallies, while deploying ...

 
How Row with Europe Works for Erdogan’s Referendum Interests?
18 Mar 2017 07:53

How Row with Europe Works for Erdogan’s Referendum Interests?

Islam Times - The tensions between Turkey and some European countries erupted and snowballed after some Turkish officials including the justice and foreign ministers planned to address the rallies of the Turkish nationals in the European countries to promote for the upcoming constitutional reforms referendum,...

 
Bulgarian President Rumen Radev
18 Mar 2017 06:29

Bulgaria raps Turkey for ‘interference’ in general elections

Islam Times - Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on Friday accused neighboring Turkey of “interference” in the country’s March 26 general elections and warned his government would not accept it.

 
The Nuclear Great Game in Europe
15 Mar 2017 07:36

The Nuclear Great Game in Europe

Islam Times - Should the Trump Administration respect the Non-Proliferation Treaty, it would withdraw its nuclear missiles, illegally stationed in Europe and would end its confrontation with Russia. Yet, EU member states opting to continue with the previous policy that they are already familiar with,...

 
Scotland Moves towards Second Independence Referendum
14 Mar 2017 09:27

Scotland Moves towards Second Independence Referendum

Islam Times - Scotland will move to hold a second referendum on independence from the United Kingdom, the country's First Minister confirmed on Monday.

 
European flags are hoisted in front of the European Commission headquarters in Brussels.
14 Mar 2017 04:31

EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis for six months

Islam Times - The European Union (EU) has formally extended for another six months its sanctions against Russia-linked individuals over their alleged role in the Ukrainian crisis.

 
This combo photo shows Poland’s Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski (R), who says EU cheated when it chose Donald Tusk (L) as the European Council’s president against the wishes of his home country, Poland.
13 Mar 2017 11:40

Poland says EU ‘cheated’ in picking Donald Tusk as president of European Council

Islam Times - Poland has accused the European Union (EU) of having practiced “double standards and cheating” in the reelection of politician Donald Tusk as the European Council’s president despite a lack of consensus over the issue.

 
Italians clash with police as far-right leader visits Naples
12 Mar 2017 04:35

Italians clash with police as far-right leader visits Naples

Islam Times - People in the southern Italian city of Naples have clashed with police in protest against the presence of far-right leader Matteo Salvini.

 
Why EU Opposes Turkey’s Constitutional Reforms?
8 Mar 2017 08:19

Why EU Opposes Turkey’s Constitutional Reforms?

Islam Times - Following victory in the Turkey's 2015 parliamentary election, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was able to tighten its grip on the power that started in 2002.

 
NATO’s Joint Viking 2017 drills kick off in Norway
7 Mar 2017 08:40

NATO’s Joint Viking 2017 drills kick off in Norway

Islam Times - NATO has launched extensive military exercises in Norway’s northern region of Finnmark, some 300 kilometers from the Russian border.