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  • Islamic radicalization fuels ‘dire’ threat to Jews in Europe, congressional panel hears

    April 19, 2016 | 2:52 pm

    A congressional human rights commission heard testimony from experts on how Islamic radicalization in Europe has ramped up risk for Jewish communities.

    “ISIS especially hates the Jewish people and has instructed its followers to prioritize killing them,” Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J.,...

  • Worst east Ukraine shelling for month; cease-fire looks in doubt

    November 10, 2014 | 3:40 pm

    East Ukraine's rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummeled on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month, and the OSCE said it spotted an armored column of troops without insignia in rebel territory that Kiev said proved Moscow had sent reinforcements.

    A two-month-old ceasefire to end...

  • Russia says Ukraine election may aggravate crisis

    May 20, 2014 | 4:09 pm

    Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine will deepen political divisions in the country if there is no end to hostilities and a "road map" to end the crisis is not implemented, a senior Russian official was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

    Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin's...

  • Report: Anti-Israel attitudes fueling anti-Semitism in Norway

    October 22, 2012 | 11:42 am

    Anti-Israel attitudes in Norway may be fueling anti-Semitism there, the international security organization OSCE warned.

    The warning came in a report on Norway compiled by members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, the daily Aftenposten reported, adding...

  • OSCE denies observer status to Palestinian Authority

    July 10, 2012 | 2:40 pm

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe denied observer status to the Palestinian Authority.

    In a 28-21 vote, the OSCE voted last month against granting the observer status, according to Israeli media reports. But the Palestinian Authority denied making a request for...

  • Europe Taking Action on Anti-Semitism

    By Abraham H. Foxman

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    There are, indeed, some things to cheer about. If we compare today to where matters stood a year ago, a significant difference is the willingness of European leaders to acknowledge there is a problem. Denial is out.

    French President Jacques Chirac, after more than two years of...