Nationalism

Two persons walk behind the logo of the World Economic Forum at the meeting's conference center in Davos, Switzerland, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. One question looms as President Donald Trump packs his bags and heads for the mountains of Switzerland later this week: How will the diet Coke-loving nationalist fit in with the champagne-swilling globalists he’ll encounter at the World Economic Forum in Davos? (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 23, 2018 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — One question looms as President Donald Trump packs his bags for Switzerland: How will the Diet Coke-loving nationalist fit in with the Champagne-sipping globalists he'll encounter at the World Economic Forum in Davos? American presidents tend to shun the Davos diplomacy scene, a...
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Greek protesters wave flags and banners during a rally against the use of the term "Macedonia" for the northern neighbouring country's name, at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Greek authorities argue that the name Macedonia might suggest that Skopje has territorial claims to the northern Greek region of the same name with Thessaloniki as its capital, but recent talks have led to optimism for a solution. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
January 21, 2018 - 5:57 pm
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Tens of thousands of flag-waving Greeks gathered in the northern city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to demand that Macedonia change its name because it's also the name of the Greek province of which Thessaloniki is the capital. Greece and the Republic of Macedonia, which...
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January 20, 2018 - 8:29 am
LONDON (AP) — Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein is taking a step toward new leadership, as Mary Lou McDonald became the only candidate to replace outgoing leader Gerry Adams. McDonald, who's currently deputy leader, has been a member of the lower house of the Irish parliament since 2011. The 48-...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 23, 2017 file photo, US President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. From recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital to the cutoff of aid to Palestinians, President Donald Trump has given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the unprecedented gift of strong U.S. Alignment with a nationalist Israeli government. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)
January 20, 2018 - 1:04 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — From recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital to cutting aid to Palestinians, President Donald Trump has given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the unprecedented gift of strong U.S. alignment with a nationalist Israeli government. With the two leaders in sync personally and...
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January 18, 2018 - 5:12 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on white nationalist Richard Spencer's campus speeches (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Kent State University is denying a request to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus this spring on the day marking the anniversary of the Ohio National Guard...
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FILE – In this Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, white nationalist Richard Spencer speaks at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla. A Kent State University spokesman confirmed Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, that Spencer's campus tour organizer is making a bid for him to speak at the Ohio school on May 4, 2018, the anniversary of shootings that killed four students during a Vietnam war protest in 1970. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
January 18, 2018 - 2:19 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — White nationalist Richard Spencer wants to speak at Kent State University on the anniversary of the fatal Vietnam protest shootings, the school confirmed Thursday, the same day he was approved to speak at Michigan State University in March. Spencer, a leading figure in the white...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2017, file photo, participants with national and military flags attend a ceremony supporting the country's military and government servants in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar’s military, once despised for its stranglehold on the country, has seen its popularity surge alongside a rise in nationalism that has accompanied a crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
January 16, 2018 - 8:25 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Activist Nyo Tun spent 10 years as a political prisoner locked away by Myanmar's military in the notorious Insein prison, where he endured beatings and other cruelty for his efforts to bring democracy. "The military government was so brutal for many years," he said of the former...
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Flowers, candles and a picture of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, who was shot dead Tuesday morning by still-unknown assailants, at the scene of the shooting in front of his office in the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. People from Kosovo's Serb minority say they are in shock over the killing of a moderate politician who was gunned down in an attack in a northern town. (AP Photo/Bojan Slavkovic)
January 16, 2018 - 3:33 pm
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — A leading Serb politician was shot to death Tuesday near his political party's offices in northern Kosovo, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia. Unknown assailants opened fire on...
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FILE - This is a Jan 8, 2018 file photo of Sinn Fein Member of Parliament Barry McElduff. McElduff and Irish nationalist lawmaker has resigned from Britain's Parliament after sparking outrage by appearing to mock a massacre during Northern Ireland's decades of violence. McElduff was shown in a Twitter video with a loaf of Kingsmill brand bread on his head, on the anniversary of the 1976 murder of 10 Protestant workmen by IRA militants in the village of Kingsmill. (Niall Carson/PA, File via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 12:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — An Irish nationalist lawmaker resigned from Britain's Parliament on Monday after sparking outrage by appearing to mock a massacre carried out during Northern Ireland's decades of violence. Sinn Fein legislator Barry McElduff was shown in a Twitter video with a loaf of Kingsmill brand...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2005, file photo, Edgar Ray Killen sits in court in Philadelphia, Miss. Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
January 12, 2018 - 10:37 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced. Killen was serving three consecutive 20-year...
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