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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UK Supreme Court Sides with Christian Bakers in ‘Gay Cake’ Case

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Posted by    Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/11/2018 at 12:00pm
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The UK Supreme Court has ruled in favor of two Christian bakers who refused to bake a cake iced with the slogan “support gay marriage.” In a unanimous ruling, the five member Supreme Court bench reversed the previous rulings, upholding a business owners’ right to freedom of expression and conscience.

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Le Pen, Salvini Form ‘Freedom Front’ Ahead of EU Elections

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 7:00am 10/10/2018 at 7:00am
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France’s nationalist politician Marine Le Pen and Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini have announced plans to create a “Freedom Front” electoral coalition ahead of next year’s European parliamentary vote. Speaking with Le Pen at a press conference on Monday, Salvini called for a “common sense revolution” to defeat EU’s political elite in the May...

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Spain Dismantles Islamic State Network Spanning 17 Prisons

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Posted by    Friday, October 5, 2018 at 7:50am 10/5/2018 at 7:50am
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The authorities in Spain have dismantled a secret network belonging to the Islamic State spanning across 17 prisons. According to the police sources, ISIS operatives had formed a ‘prison front’ to recruit and indoctrinate potential jihadists inside the country’s prison system.

Police identified some 25 inmates suspected of running the ring, many...

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Germany to Extradite Iranian Diplomat over Terror Plot

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/2/2018 at 1:00pm
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A German court has ordered the extradition of an Iranian diplomat suspected of involvement in a bomb plot over to Belgium, German media reported. Assadollah Assadi, a diplomat posted to Vienna, was arrested by German police in early July for planning an attack on an Iranian opposition rally in France.

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UK Labour Leader Corbyn Vows to Recognize Palestinian State if Elected

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Posted by    Friday, September 28, 2018 at 11:00am 9/28/2018 at 11:00am
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Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the British opposition Labour Party, said on Wednesday that he will recognize “the state of Palestine” should the party win the next general election. “In order to help make the two-state settlement a reality we will recognize a Palestinian state as soon as we take office,” Corbyn...

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Czech Republic Remains Closed to Economic Migrants, PM tells EU

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/25/2018 at 12:00pm
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Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis told the European Union that his country will not take another economic migrant. Refusing to submit to the EU’s demand to accept immigrants crossing into European outer borders, the Czech Prime Minister refused to acknowledge any responsibility for foreign migrants. “I went into politics mainly to look after...

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UK Islamist Groups ‘Weaponizing’ Islamophobia to Silence Critics, Counter-Extremism Tsar Says

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Posted by    Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:00am 9/21/2018 at 11:00am
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Islamist groups in Britain are “weaponizing” Islamophobia to silence legitimate criticism of Radical Islam, the country’s counter-extremism tsar warned.

The UK-based Muslim extremist groups “and their sympathisers weaponise Islamophobia in an attempt to shut down legitimate debate about Islamic extremism while undermining the general struggle against anti-Muslim hatred,” Sara Khan, head of the UK...

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Chancellor Merkel to Fire Intel Chief: German Media Reports

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 11:00am 9/18/2018 at 11:00am
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Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to fire Germany’s intelligence chief Hans-Georg Maassen after he refuted her claims of right-wing “mobs” chasing migrants during the late August demonstrations in the eastern German city of Chemnitz, German newspaper Die Welt reported.

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India Cuts Iranian Oil Imports Ahead of November Deadline

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Posted by    Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/16/2018 at 12:00pm
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India, the second biggest oil customer for Iran, has begun cutting Iranian crude oil imports ahead of the November deadline set by the Trump administration, Indian newspapers report. The United States is expected to impose a fresh round of crippling sanction on Tehran in early November, targeting the country’s oil industry...

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European Union Parliament Votes to Sanction Hungary Due to ‘Breaches of the EU’s Core Values’

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Posted by    Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 11:00am 9/13/2018 at 11:00am
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The European Union parliament has overwhelmingly voted to censure Hungary over alleged “breaches of the EU’s core values.” The vote triggered the “Article 7” procedure of the EU constitution, paving the wave for economic sanctions and other punishing measures.

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Sweden Faces Deadlock as Nationalist Party Gains in Sunday’s Elections

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Posted by    Monday, September 10, 2018 at 4:00pm 9/10/2018 at 4:00pm
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Sweden faces political impasse after ruling left-wing coalition and the opposition center-right alliance failed to win a clear majority in Sunday’s election. The biggest winner of the night was the nationalist party, the Swedish Democrats, who won 18 percent of the vote, compared to 12 percent in the 2014 elections.

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Right-Wing Sweden Democrats Surge in Polls Ahead of Sunday’s Vote

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Posted by    Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 3:00pm 9/6/2018 at 3:00pm
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The right-wing Sweden Democrats (SD) are surging in polls ahead of the Swedish general election on Sunday. The final YouGov poll suggests the party will win nearly 25 percent of the vote becoming the largest party in parliament, beating the ruling Social Democrats (SAP). So far, most polls show Sweden Democrats emerging...

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Germany Mulls Putting Right-wing AfD on Surveillance as Party Surges in Polls

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 11:00am 9/5/2018 at 11:00am
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After days of unrest in eastern Germany, German politicians are calling for the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) to be placed under police surveillance. In a move that is seen as precursor to a nationwide surveillance of the party, German authorities placed the youth wing of the AfD in the states of Lower Saxony and...

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Germany to Boost UNRWA Funding as US Cuts Aid

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Posted by    Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 4:00pm 9/1/2018 at 4:00pm
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As the United States ends funding for the UN’s Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Germany is boosting the aid for the organization. Germany plans to pay a ‘substantial’ amount to offset the shortfall of estimated $217 million created by cutting of the aid by the U.S., German weekly Der...

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Iran’s Ayatollah Says Europe Can’t Save Nuclear Deal

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Posted by    Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 1:00pm 8/30/2018 at 1:00pm
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With US sanctions biting deep into Iran’s economy, country’s theocratic leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has admitted that European countries cannot to save the 2015 nuclear deal, Reuters news agency reported.

“There is no problem with negotiations and keeping contact with the Europeans, but you should give up hope on them over economic...

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Eastern Germany Hit by Riots after Deadly Stabbing Spree

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 11:00am 8/28/2018 at 11:00am
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The fatal stabbing of a German by a group of migrants has triggered riots in the eastern German city of Chemnitz. Several thousand demonstrators took to the streets on Monday night calling for an end to Chancellor Merkel’s open borders policy, media reports say.

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Germany Calls on the EU to Form a ‘Counterweight’ to the U.S.

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Posted by    Friday, August 24, 2018 at 9:00am 8/24/2018 at 9:00am
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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has laid out an ambitious plan to counter the United State at the world stage.

In an article titled “Making Plans for a New World Order,” Minister Mass talked about forming a “counterweight” to...

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