Rescue boats return to the Mediterranean as 20,000 migrants prepare to cross from Libya

By |junij 11th, 2020|anti-immigration, asylum policy, Central Mediterranean, far right, Italy, Libya, Malta, Matteo Salvini, migrant crisis, News, NGOs|

Two charity boats have headed back to the Mediterranean after a two-month hiatus in migrant rescue operations, as humanitarian groups await a new wave of arrivals.

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Virus puts brakes on Salvini’s far-right message in Italy

By |junij 9th, 2020|coronavirus, far right, Giorgia Meloni, italian elections, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News|

Matteo Salvini, the leader of Italy's far right, has seen his popularity drop as the coronavirus pandemic has drowned out his anti-immigrant message, but his League party remains a potent threat to the government.

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Anti-lockdown protests in Germany infiltrated by far-right extremists

By |maj 14th, 2020|Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), conspiracy theories, coronavirus, COVID-19, demonstrations, far right, Germany, health crisis, News, protests, right-wing extremism|

Many people are looking for explanations since lockdown measures were introduced to contain the coronavirus outbreak. In Germany, right-wing extremists are trying to take advantage of this. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Will Italy’s coronavirus epidemic fuel the far right?

By |april 18th, 2020|coronavirus, Enrico Letta, eurosceptism, far right, Giorgia Meloni, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News|

Italy is staring down the barrel of the worst recession since World War II, which could bolster the far-right and damage the country's love affair with the European Union, analysts say.

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Four main players in Slovakia’s general election

By |februar 27th, 2020|far right, Marian Kotleba, News, populism, Slovak elections, Smer|

Slovaks vote on Saturday (29 February) in a pivotal general election which sees the populist-left coalition trying to cling on to power ahead of centre-right party OLaNO.

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Ankara protests Greek ‘clown’ who tore up Turkish flag in Brussels

By |januar 31st, 2020|EU-Turkey deal, European Parliament, far right, Golden Dawn, News, refugee crisis, Turkey|

Turkey's foreign minister on Thursday (30 January) demanded the European Parliament take action against a Greek deputy who ripped up a paper Turkish flag, branding him a "racist" and a "clown".

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Estonia apologises after far-right minister taunts Finnish PM as ‘sales girl’

By |december 17th, 2019|EKRE, Estonia, far right, Finland, Kaja Kallas, Kersti Kaljulaid, News, Sanna Marin|

Estonia apologised to Finland on Monday (16 December) after Estonia's interior minister mocked Finland's new prime minister -- the world's youngest-serving government leader -- as "a sales girl" and questioned her ability to run the Nordic country.

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Socialists and Podemos reach deal for a ‘progressive’ government in Spain

By |november 12th, 2019|Catalonia, far right, News, Pablo Iglesias, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, PSOE, Spain|

Spain's ruling Socialists and the far-left Unidas Podemos have reached an agreement for a “progressive” government after Sunday's general elections, acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and the leader of Unidas Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, announced on Tuesday (12 November).

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Spain’s far right doubles seats in hung parliament, difficult talks ahead

By |november 11th, 2019|Catalan independence, Ciudadanos, far right, News, Pablo Casado, Pablo Iglesias, Partido Popular, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, PSOE, Spanish elections, Vox|

Spain's far-right Vox party more than doubled its number of lawmakers in the country's fourth national election in four years on Sunday (10 November), which delivered a deeply fragmented parliament, setting the stage for very difficult government negot...

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Spain’s election candidates clash over Catalonia in TV debate

By |november 5th, 2019|Catalonia independence, Ciudadanos, far right, News, Pablo Casado, Pablo Iglesias, Partido Popular, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, PSOE, Spanish elections, Vox|

The main candidates to become Spain's next prime minister clashed on Monday (4 November) over how to handle Catalonia's independence drive, in a tense TV debate ahead of a repeat election that opinion polls show could be as inconclusive as the one in A...

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