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Tens of thousands join far-right Independence Day march in Poland

Warsaw - Poland's far right attracted tens of thousands to a march in Warsaw on Monday to mark the country's Independence Day just weeks after making significant gains in national elections.

In Madrid, far-right surge feared near centre for migrant youth

Madrid - "In this neighbourhood, the vote for Vox is going to be very high," says Lidia Lopez worriedly, saying the far-right had manipulated local concerns over an immigrant centre which houses unaccompanied minors.

Pompeo lays flowers at German synagogue after far-right shooting

Halle (saale) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday laid flowers at a kebab shop and a synagogue in Germany targeted in last month's fatal shooting by a far-right gunman.

Outrage in Germany over neo-Nazis' political 'kill list'

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government on Monday strongly condemned death threats against two leading Green party politicians by a neo-Nazi group, as concern mounts over a rise in right-wing extremism.

Eastern German city declares 'Nazi emergency'

Frankfurt Am Main - The eastern German city of Dresden has declared a "Nazi emergency" as officials warned of a rise in far-right support and violence.

Far-right 'terror' group in dock in Germany over attack plot

Dresden - The trial of a neo-Nazi "terrorist" cell accused of plotting a violent political uprising in Germany opened on Monday amid signs the country's far-right scene is growing more militant.

Far-right 'terror' group in dock in Germany over attack plot

Berlin - The trial of a neo-Nazi "terrorist" cell accused of plotting violent political upheaval in Germany opens Monday amid reports the country's far-right scene is growing more armed and radical.

US military struggles to weed out soldiers with far-right ties

Washington - The arrest of a US soldier with far-right sympathies who is suspected of plotting an attack on American soil to spark "chaos" has highlighted a challenge for the Pentagon: purging its ranks of extremists.

Norbert Hofer: new 'friendly face' of Austria's far-right

Vienna - Norbert Hofer, who was formally elected on Saturday to lead Austria's far-right party into national elections, has gained a reputation as the friendly face of the Freedom Party (FPOe) in contrast to some of its firebrands.

Anti Merkel far-right AfD surges in east German state polls

Dresden - Germany's far-right AfD party surged in elections in two ex-communist eastern states Sunday, reflecting anger over Chancellor Angela Merkel's migrant policy and a wealth gap 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell.

Austria's far right eyes comeback in polls

Vienna - Austria's far right, relatively unscathed by the so-called "Ibiza-gate" scandal that brought down its government in May, hopes for a second chance in national elections next month.

The fallout from Austria's 'Ibiza-gate' scandal

Vienna - Austria will hold snap elections next month after sensational hidden-camera footage, involving a mystery Russian woman, plunged the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) into a corruption scandal and brought the government down.

Germany's far-right AfD hopes for first state election wins

Berlin - Germany is bracing for what could be the first outright election victories for the far-right AfD party on Sunday, when voters in two states in the ex-communist east go to the polls.

30 years after Berlin Wall fell, dashed hopes boost far-right

Chemnitz - A giant Karl Marx statue towers in the east German city of Chemnitz but, 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, another political wind is blowing here as the ex-communist city battles the image of a far-right hotbed.

Polish hotel cancels rooms for German far-right MPs

Berlin - Lawmakers from Germany's far-right AfD party said they had to cancel plans to gather in neighbouring Poland Friday after their hotel cancelled their reservation hours before the meeting.

Austria's 'Ibiza-gate' video: What we know

Vienna - A sensational hidden-camera recording has brought down Austria's coalition government, with a turbulent campaign now in prospect for early elections, expected to be held in autumn.

Austria's 'Ibiza-gate' video: What we know

Vienna - A sensational video that appeared Friday has already led to the resignation of Austria's Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache and brought down the coalition government, with a turbulent campaign now in prospect for early elections.

Norbert Hofer: the new 'friendly face' of Austria's far-right

Vienna - After the spectacular corruption scandal which brought down Austria's far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache, the task of salvaging the fortunes of his Freedom Party (FPOe) will now fall to his unassuming deputy, Norbert Hofer.

Austria's far-right boss in 'population replacement' row

Vienna - Austria's far-right leader and vice chancellor on Wednesday denounced what he called "population replacement", using a controversial term his critics insist is rooted in racist conspiracy theory.

Femen disrupts far-right Vox meeting before Spanish poll

Madrid - Semi-naked Femen activists on Friday disrupted the last meeting of the far-right Spanish Vox party ahead of parliamentary elections on Sunday.

Europe's far-right touts 'new European harmony' in EU vote

Prague - Marine Le Pen, head of France's National Rally party, on Thursday said Europe's populist far-right parties are offering a "new European harmony" to voters in European parliament elections next month.

Far-right Vox wants to shake up Spain's election

Spain - On the distant margins of politics until it burst onto the scene in southern Spain, far-right party Vox hopes lingering discontent will help it score big in Sunday's general election.

Far-right party leaders meet in Prague ahead of EU vote

Prague - Prague will on Thursday host a meeting of populist far-right party leaders seeking unprecedented success in European elections next month following a steep rise of anti-EU movements across Europe.

German far right tries to link Notre-Dame fire to anti-Christian 'attacks'

Berlin - A leader of Germany's far-right AfD party on Tuesday tried to link the devastating fire at Paris' Notre-Dame cathedral to rising "intolerance" against Christians in Europe, although French investigators believe the inferno was an accident.

French far-right figure Marion Marechal to visit Crimea

Paris - The niece of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, former MP Marion Marechal, will visit the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea this month, furthering her links with Russia, which annexed the territory in 2014.

Thousands join Congress of Families march in Italy

Verona - Several tens of thousands of people marched in support of the ultra-Conservative World Congress of Families on Sunday, on the final day of their conference in northern Italy.

Far-right funeral in east Germany draws hundreds of mourners

Chemnitz - Hundreds of black-clad mourners turned up at the funeral of a neo-Nazi figure in eastern Germany's Chemnitz, with police out in force to ward off any violence in a city previously rocked by far-right rioting.

Germany probes far-right threats to politicians, celebs

Berlin - German authorities were on Thursday investigating over 100 threatening emails apparently sent by far-right sympathisers to lawyers, politicians, journalists and even a pop star, prosecutors said.

Catalan separatist trial gives Spanish far right global platform

Madrid - Far-right Spanish party Vox is on track to get a global soapbox as it takes part in the much-hyped trial of Catalan pro-independence leaders as a "popular prosecutor" -- a Spain-specific legal mechanism that has left Madrid embarrassed.

Hungary's Orban vows defence of 'Christian' Europe

Budapest - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban launched his European elections campaign Sunday calling for voters to defend "Christian" nations against immigration, which he said led to the "virus of terrorism".
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Presidential candidates Alexander Van der Bellen (L) and Norbert Hofer will face off again after a ruling by Austria's highest court declared May election results null and void
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