About: Vijeta Uniyal

Vijeta Uniyal is an Indian journalist based in Germany. He is Senior Distinguished Fellow at the Gatestone Institute.




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Austrian President Tells “Every Woman” to Wear Hijab to Fight “Islamophobia”

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/26/2017 at 1:00pm
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In what should be a new low for women rights in Europe, Austria’s leftist President Alexander van der Bellen has called on “every woman to wear headscarf” in order to fight growing “Islamophobia,” Austrian media reported today. Going by the Austrian media coverage, the otherwise perpetually-offended feminist groups in Austria and Europe have...

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Netanyahu snubs visiting German Minister over plans to meet anti-Israel NGOs

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/25/2017 at 2:30pm
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called off talks with the visiting German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel over his insistence on meeting anti-Israel NGOs. Netanyahu had previously urged Gabriel not to meet with organizations that are involved in anti-Israel activism. According to German newspaper Die Zeit, “Netanyahu tried to reach Gabriel...

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France Election: EU, Merkel Government Openly Back Macron Ahead of May Runoff

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Posted by    Monday, April 24, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/24/2017 at 2:30pm
France Election: Merkel Government Openly Backs Macron Ahead of May Runoff

The European Union and German establishment are rallying behind French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron after he emerged as the front runner in the first round of the French presidential vote. Pro-EU Macron and nationalist candidate Marine Le Pen have both advanced to the presidential runoff set for May 7, secured 23.7 and...

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“Centrist” Macron faces populist, anti-open borders Le Pen on May 7 Runoff

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Posted by    Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 5:05pm 4/23/2017 at 5:05pm
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Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and Front National’s Marine Le Pen have qualified for the second round in the French presidential election securing 23.7 and 21.7 percent of votes respectively, French news agency AFP reports. Conservative François Fillon conceded defeat after getting 19.5 percent of the votes. Fillon endorsed Macron and called his...

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US, India to Strengthen Defense Ties

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/20/2017 at 2:30pm

With the change of administration in Washington, the U.S. and India are strengthening their defense and strategic ties. National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior members of his government in New Delhi this week to talk bilateral cooperation in the defense sector and...

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French Election: Le Pen Vows to Quit the EU, End Mass-Migration

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 11:30am 4/18/2017 at 11:30am
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As France heads to the first round of presidential elections on Sunday, Front National’s candidate Marine Le Pen vows to put an end to the Open Borders Policy for illegal migrants. “Mass immigration is not an opportunity for France, it’s a tragedy for France,” Le Pen told her supporters. “The French sometimes have...

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Germany: Islamist suspects arrested over bomb attack targeting soccer team

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Posted by    Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 11:30am 4/13/2017 at 11:30am
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The probe into Tuesday’s triple bomb blasts in the city of Dortmund has led the German police to the refugee circles. Investigators detained a known Islamist holding a German passport and an asylum seeker from Iraq on suspicions of carrying out coordinated bomb attacks on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team bus, injuring...

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German-Muslim Author Faces Death Threats After Publishing Book Critical of Islam

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 11:30am 4/11/2017 at 11:30am
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With her book The Veiled Threat dealing with the plight of Muslim women in Europe, former radical feminist Zana Ramadani has kicked the Islamist hornets’ nest in Germany. Being born a Muslim herself, Ramadani is fearful of her life after receiving countless death threats from radical Muslims in Germany. German authorities have...

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‘Biggest Defense Deal In Israel’s history’ – Israel Aerospace $2 billion Contract With India

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Posted by    Friday, April 7, 2017 at 10:00am 4/7/2017 at 10:00am
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In what is being described as the largest single defense deal in Israel’s history, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has secured a defense contract worth almost $2 billion from India.

Under the contract, IAI will equip the Indian Armed Forces with long and medium-range missile defense systems that have been developed through a...

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Merkel Backs New Law Set To Criminalize Offensive or False Social Media Posts

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Posted by    Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12:30pm 4/6/2017 at 12:30pm
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The government of Angela Merkel has approved draft legislation that seeks to combat certain content on the social media.

The proposed law will force social media companies to remove content that German government may find offensive or ‘false’. In its broadly defined parameters the law wants social media companies to act against hate speech, and other...

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Trump’s Exec Orders on Trade Deficit Irk Merkel Government

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 11:30am 4/4/2017 at 11:30am
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President Donald Trump’s latest executive orders on foreign trade have irked Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, prompting tough talk from Berlin.

On Friday, President Trump signed two orders seeking to identify trade abuse and other malpractices carried out by foreign governments in order to lower the U.S. trade deficit. Merkel’s second-in-command, German Vice...

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German Olympic Confederation Cancels Major Sports Deal With Palestinians

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 11:40am 3/29/2017 at 11:40am
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Germany’s biggest sports body, German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), has cancelled its cooperation with Palestinian Football Association (PFA), the German newspaper Die Tageszeitung (TAZ) reported.

The German decision came after concerns raised by Jerusalem-based Simon Wiesenthal Center following an exposé released by the media watchdog ...

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Media Cries ‘Islamophobia’ as Hindu-Right Gains Ground in India

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/28/2017 at 2:30pm

Mainstream media is reeling following the victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-Right BJP party in nationwide state elections, with leading liberal newspapers and news outlets raising the cry of ‘Islamophobia’ in India.

The UK’s left-wing newspaper The Guardian called the Hindu-Right electoral gains in the biggest Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP), which...

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‘No European…can walk safely on the streets,’ Turkey’s Islamist President Erdogan Warns Europe

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/22/2017 at 5:00pm
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With the diplomatic row between Europe and Turkey escalating further, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan issued an unveiled threat to Europeans. “If Europe continues this way, no European in any part of the world can walk safely on the streets,” Erdogan said during a speech in Ankara, Turkey. Earlier, several cities in Germany and...

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Germany: Merkel’s Challenger Schulz Kicks Off Campaign By Bashing Trump

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7:00am 3/21/2017 at 7:00am
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s challenger, Social Democratic Party’s (SPD) candidate Martin Schulz kicked off his election campaign by bashing U.S. President Donald Trump. Schulz denounced, what he called, U.S. President’s “misogynistic, anti-democratic and racist” rhetoric. These latest comments follow SPD candidate’s earlier remarks in January when he called President Trump “un-American”.

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Trump ‘Snubbing’ Angela Merkel’s Handshake Irks German Media

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Posted by    Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 4:11pm 3/18/2017 at 4:11pm
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A video footage, in which President Donald Trump apparently ignores a handshake request from the visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a photo op in the Oval Office, has irked the German press.

In the video, press photographers can be heard urging both leaders to shake hands for the photo. Prompted by reporters, Merkel is...

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German Media Reacts to Much Anticipated Trump-Merkel Meeting

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Posted by    Friday, March 17, 2017 at 11:30am 3/17/2017 at 11:30am
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Having postponed her Tuesday’s visit due to a blizzard, German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Washington today. This would be the first in-person meeting between the two world leaders since the change of the guard in Washington.

While German police go after citizens for criticizing Chancellor Merkel or her ‘Refugee’ Policy, demeaning...

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