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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.

 
Dutch people gather in Amsterdam mosque to show support for Muslims
6 Mar 2017 08:29

Dutch people gather in Amsterdam mosque to show support for Muslims

Islam Times - Citizens have gathered at a mosque in The Netherlands’ capital city, Amsterdam, to show solidarity with the country’s Muslim population.

 
Most EU Members Opposed to Iraq’s Partition: Kurdish PM
1 Mar 2017 11:09

Most EU Members Opposed to Iraq’s Partition: Kurdish PM

Islam Times - Most of European countries are against Iraqi Kurdistan Region's independence, an Iraqi lawmaker said on Tuesday.

 
French far-right Front National (FN) party candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen
1 Mar 2017 04:02

EU legislators consider abolishing Le Pen’s immunity over Daesh images

Islam Times - European Union lawmakers will soon decide whether to strip France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of the EU Parliament immunity for tweeting graphic images of despicable crimes committed by the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.

 
File photo shows Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People
28 Feb 2017 04:20

Pro-Russian forces threaten to seize enterprises in east

Islam Times - Pro-Russia forces have threatened to take control of state-run businesses in eastern Ukraine unless Kiev ends a rail blockade by nationalist protesters.

 
Protesters light up blue pieces of paper and pieces of yellow star-shaped fabric to form the European Union (EU)’s flag in a rally in Bucharest, Romania, February 26, 2017.
27 Feb 2017 09:18

Romanians keep calling for government resignation

Islam Times - Thousands of people have rallied in the Romanian capital Bucharest on the 27th day of protests against the government of Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu.

 
Pope Francis attends a religious ceremony at the Vatican on February 25, 2017
26 Feb 2017 04:36

Pope warns of third world war caused by water scarcity

Islam Times - Pope Francis has warned against the ramifications of aggravating water scarcity across the globe, saying that the crisis could lead to a third world war.

 
The Conference State dinner
22 Feb 2017 09:47

The hijacking of the Munich Security Conference

Islam Times - History teaches us this – every time a System collapses, its leaders do not realise the truth until they are swept away by the storm.

 
Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven (R) and Governor General of Canada David Johnston attend a press conference after a meeting in Stockholm, on February 20, 2017.
21 Feb 2017 07:52

Swedish premier ‘surprised’ by Trump’s remarks on ‘immigration problems’

Islam Times - Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has expressed “surprise” at recent remarks by US President Donald Trump, who linked an imaginary rise in violence and a non-existent terror attack in Sweden to intake of refugees.

 
Georgians rally against govt.
20 Feb 2017 05:06

Georgians rally against govt.'s alleged move to silence TV channel

Islam Times - Thousands of people have held a protest in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi to express their strong dissent against the government’s alleged attempts to silence the country’s most popular television channel.

 
19 Feb 2017 12:04

Dutch hard-liner Wilders launches parliamentary campaign by scorning Moroccans

Islam Times - Hard-line Dutch politician Geert Wilders has launched his campaign for upcoming parliamentary elections in the Netherlands by scorning the Moroccan community in the country.

 
Chairman of the tripartite presidency of Bosnia Herzegovina Bakir Izetbegovic
18 Feb 2017 11:33

Bosnia to appeal ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

Islam Times - Bosnia says it will appeal a UN court ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide against ethnic Muslims during the violent breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

 
File photo of Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People
18 Feb 2017 10:21

Pro-Russia leader hints at force to take east Ukraine

Islam Times - The leader of east Ukraine’s Russia-backed forces has threatened to drive out Ukrainian troops from the area if political measures to “free the occupied territories” do not bear fruit.

 
Nervous NATO Seeks Assurance from US: Report
16 Feb 2017 07:49

Nervous NATO Seeks Assurance from US: Report

Islam Times - The foreign ministers of NATO-member countries in Europe are planning to seek some sort of assurance about the future of their military alliance from new US administration, Reuters news agency reported on Wednesday.