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Netanyahu's Palestine Speech Angers Both Sides

Israeli PM disappoints nationalists and Washington with third-way tactic

(Newser) - Barely into his new term, Benjamin Netanyahu is already facing major difficulties—caught between a Washington-led demand for a Mideast peace deal and right-wing insistence that he oppose a Palestinian state. The Israeli PM tried to forge a middle path in a major speech yesterday, but as Rory McCarthy writes... More »

Germany Bans Group Behind Nazi Summer Camps

'Heimattreue Deutsche Jugend' indoctrinated children with racism, minister says

(Newser) - The German government today banned a neo-Nazi youth group it says ran summer camps where children were instructed in racist and National Socialist ideology, Der Spiegel reports. “Heimattreue Deutsche Jugend,” the German Youth Faithful to the Homeland, allegedly included military exercises and “racial science” classes—which discussed... More »

Deputy Admits Gay Affair With Austrian Rightist

Boyfriend comes clean after Haider's fatal car crash, loses job

(Newser) - The successor of the Austrian far-right leader Jörg Haider lost his position yesterday after admitting that he had a sexual relationship with the firebrand politician, who died in a car crash last week. "He was the man of my life. Our relationship went far beyond friendship," said... More »

Extreme Right Wins Big in Austrian Poll

Two anti-Islam parties take nearly a third of the vote

(Newser) - Austrians woke up today to a shock election result, as 2 extreme right parties won nearly a third of the vote and the two main parties posted their worst results since World War II. The next chancellor will probably be Social Democrat leader Werner Faymann, with 30% of the electorate,... More »

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