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Germany’s top court rejects bid to ban right NPD party

Germany’s highest court on Tuesday threw out a bid to ban the far-right NPD party, arguing that the xenophobic fringe outfit is too insignificant to spell a real threat to the democratic order.  Via: rt.com  The judges admitted in their ruling that the ideology espoused by the National Democratic Party (NPD) has much in common with Nazism, such as its use ...

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Romania President rejects Muslim Sevil Shhaideh as PM

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has rejected the prime ministerial candidate nominated by the left-of-centre Social Democrats (PSD). Sevil Shhaideh would have been Romania’s first female and Muslim prime minister. President Iohannis has given no reasons for his decision. Ms Shhaideh has been criticised for lacking political experience, only serving once as a regional minister. Analysts say her Syrian husband’s background ...

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