UEFA leader wants ‘war on racists’ after English face abuse
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin urged governments to escalate the "war on the racists" to help soccer authorities eliminate them from stadiums after England players faced abuse in...
Nationalism over NBA fandom: Fans support ‘motherland’ China
BEIJING (AP) — When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed...
‘Deficit of trust’: At UN, leaders of a warming world gather
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The planet is getting hotter, and tackling that climate peril will grab the spotlight as world leaders gather for their annual meeting at the United Nations this week facing...
WWII’s start marked in Poland with German remorse, warning
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Germany's president expressed deep remorse for the suffering his nation inflicted on Poland and the rest of Europe during World War II, warning of the dangers of nationalism...
WWII: A memory battleground on the 80th anniversary
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Commemorations marking the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II in Poland this weekend come as the war has become a messy battleground of memory.
India’s ‘patriotism pop’ songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir
NEW DELHI (AP) — The music videos began appearing on social media within hours of the announcement by India's Hindu nationalist-led government that it was stripping statehood from the disputed...
Warren, Sanders get personal with young, black Christians
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help...
Florida leaders move to condemn white nationalism
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida legislators are moving to officially condemn white nationalism, with Democrats and Republicans alike drafting resolutions against hate-spurred violence, but the...
Island or European nation? Rival views of UK shape Brexit
LONDON (AP) — British history has become a Brexit battleground.
British voters' decision three years ago to split from the European Union was fueled by a sense that the U.K. is fundamentally...
Democrats use Iowa event to attack Trump _ not each other
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — The packed field of Democratic presidential candidates descended Friday night on a small, northern Iowa town, delighting a raucous crowd of voters by largely attacking...
Fox’s Carlson calls white supremacy ‘a hoax.’
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson faced criticism Wednesday for declaring white supremacy "a hoax," the same day President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, after a white...
Florida lawmaker seeks more action to stop mass shootings
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In a state traumatized by mass shootings, a top Florida legislator urged fellow lawmakers Monday in the aftermath of the Texas and Ohio massacres to explore new steps to...
Score! Megan Rapinoe book to be published next year
NEW YORK (AP) — Soccer star Megan Rapinoe has scored again, this time with a book deal.
Penguin Press announced Thursday that Rapinoe's book, currently untitled, will be published in Fall...
Germany marks 75th anniversary of plot to kill Hitler
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Europeans to confront populism, nationalism, racism and anti-Semitism as she paid tribute to the Nazi resistance in her own...
Biden promises to end ‘forever wars’ as president
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Biden promised on Thursday his White House would end "forever wars" and reassert American leadership to combat authoritarianism and global instability, which he says are...
Pope laments ‘culture of insults,’ decries church propaganda
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday lamented what he called a "culture of insults" enabled by social media and warned against nationalism and other "exclusivist ideas" that he said contrast...
Europe-wide vote fragments center as far right, Greens gain
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's traditional center splintered in the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades, with the far right and pro-environment Greens gaining ground on...
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Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations' Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest.
India’s ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal
KOLKATA, India (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections...
China voices strength, pushes nationalism around trade war
BEIJING (AP) — What do tilapia, Jane Austen and Chinese revolutionary poster art have in common?
All have been used to rally public support around China's position in its trade dispute with...
BANGKOK (AP) — The Associated Press on Wednesday named Vineeta Deepak, an experienced video journalist and bedrock member of its Indian staff, as its South Asia news director to lead coverage of a...
Capitol Hill hearing on online hate sees it firsthand
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded with racist and...
The Latest: Facebook, Google grilled on white supremacy rise
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House Judiciary Committee hearing on white nationalism and social media (all times local):
Facebook, Google face House hearing on white nationalism
Executives from Google and Facebook are facing Congress Tuesday to answer questions about their role in the spread of hate crimes and the rise of white nationalism in the U.S.
AP Photos: India’s sacred cow a symbol of rising nationalism
NEW DELHI (AP) — As she patrols for cow smugglers, Sadhvi Kamal, a Hindu holy woman in a saffron robe, rides in a white SUV with a sticker on the rear window displaying a cow framed by swords and...
France and Germany launch alliance to back multilateralism
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — France and Germany have announced the launch of an Alliance for Multilateralism to promote global cooperation at a time of rising nationalism in Europe, the United States and...
France and Germany launch alliance to back multilateralism
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — France and Germany announced the launch Tuesday of an Alliance for Multilateralism to promote global cooperation at a time of rising nationalism in Europe, the United States...
Macron’s pro-EU party kicks off European Parliament campaign
PARIS (AP) — With Brexit looming and nationalism rising, French President Emmanuel Macron's pro-EU party has launched its campaign for the European Parliament elections.
Facebook extends ban on hate speech to ‘white nationalists’
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to prohibit the promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism.
Trump says media trying to blame him for NZ massacre
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is unfairly being blamed for the New Zealand mosque massacre.
Trump tweeted Monday that the media "is working overtime to blame me for the...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump plays down white nationalist threat
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appears to be oblivious to the threat of white nationalism.
Following a deadly mosque shooting in New Zealand, he said white supremacy isn't a rising...
Trump downplays white nationalism threat after massacre
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump played down any threat posed by white nationalism after the gunman accused of the New Zealand mosque massacre called the president "a symbol of renewed white...
After massacre, Trump downplays white nationalism threat
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump played down any threat posed by racist white nationalism on Friday after the gunman accused of the New Zealand mosque massacre called the president "a symbol...
Iconic Palestinian robe fashions a new political symbol
JERUSALEM (AP) — The traditional brightly embroidered dress of Palestinian women known as the "thobe" was not the type of garment one would expect to become a pop political symbol.
Now it's gaining prominence as a softer expression of Palestinian nationalism, competing even with the classic keffiyeh — the headscarf donned by young stone-throwing Palestinian men protesting Israel's occupation.
Iran’s revolution bridged sectarian rift before deepening it
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Inspired in part by Iran's Islamic Revolution, a young Egyptian army lieutenant emptied his machine gun into President Anwar Sadat in 1981, killing a leader who made peace with Israel and offered the shah a refuge after his overthrow.
The assassination carried out by Khalid al-Islambouli and others from a Sunni Islamic extremist group showed the power of Iran's Shiite-led revolution across the religious divides of the Muslim world.
Activists link Capitol Police sergeant to white nationalism
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Anti-fascist activists in Virginia have published allegations linking a Virginia Capitol Police sergeant to white nationalists. He's since been placed on paid leave.
German leader Merkel gets Fulbright, stresses cooperation
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the need Monday for international cooperation to fight the rise of nationalism and populism, citing the role the U.S. played after World War II in helping establish a free and democratic Germany and Western Europe.
University of Utah president decries hate groups’ signs
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — University of Utah leadership is calling on the community to report hate speech after signage from known white nationalism groups was found on campus.
The Salt Lake Tribune reported Sunday that President Ruth Watkins said a banner was found on Saturday and numerous stickers were placed around campus earlier in the week.
AP Interview: UAE sees pope’s visit as way to build bridges
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As the United Arab Emirates prepares to host Pope Francis in February, the country's minister of tolerance said the first-ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula will contribute to building bridges at a time of growing nationalism and insularism around the world.
At Davos, battle lines are drawn over trade and cooperation
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — World leaders in favor of international cooperation and free trade struck back Wednesday against the wave of populist nationalism that has featured more prominently than usual at the gathering of elites in Davos, Switzerland.
Germany, France renew friendship treaty, warn of nationalism
AACHEN, Germany (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Tuesday against rising nationalism in Europe and called for a revival of cross-border cooperation as she and her French counterpart signed a pact renewing their countries' decades-long friendship.
The new accord was inked in the ancient western German city of Aachen exactly 56 years after the 1963 Elysee Treaty, which set the tone for the two countries' close relationship following centuries of conflict that ended with World War II.
Trump largely alone as world leaders take aim at nationalism
PARIS (AP) — For President Donald Trump in Paris, America First meant largely America alone.
At a weekend commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the president who proudly declares himself a "nationalist" stood apart, even on a continent where his brand of populism is on the rise.