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Poland defends PM Mateusz Morawiecki over Holocaust remark denounced by Israel

Poland on Sunday sought to defend remarks by its prime minister which Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu called "unacceptable" and tantamount to denying the Holocaust.

Poland’s Mateusz Morawiecki defends Holocaust law in Munich

Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's prime minister, has stunned attendees at the Munich Security Conference when he stood by statements made earlier defending his country's new Holocaust law.

African migrants in Israel opt for jail over deportation

At a detention centre in Israel’s Negev desert, African migrants facing deportation say they would rather be imprisoned than sent to a country they know nothing about.

Chelsea to probe allegation of antisemitic chanting

Chelsea will probe an allegation of antisemitic chanting during the club’s Premier League defeat at Watford.

Poland’s president signs controversial Holocaust Bill into law

Polish President, Andrzej Duda, on Tuesday, signed into law a controversial Holocaust bill intended to safeguard his country’s image abroad but which has instead sparked tensions with Israel, the US and Ukraine.

Israel begins deportation of African migrants in 60 days

Israel has started handing out notices to 20,000 male African migrants giving them two months to leave the country or risk being thrown in jail.

Cash or custody: Israel kicks off deportation of African migrants

Israel has started handing out notices to 20,000 male African migrants giving them two months to leave the country or risk being thrown in jail, the country’s official websites said on Monday.

Israel begins distributing deportation notices to Africans

Israeli authorities have begun distributing deportation notices to thousands of African migrants.

IPOB praises Tiv for demanding independence

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has applauded the Tivs of the Middle Belt for showing disgust about their state in Nigeria and for demanding for a separate state of Takuruku Republic.

Roman Abramovich backing Chelsea’s antisemitism campaign

Roman Abramovich says he is proud to launch Chelsea's new 'Say no to antisemitism' initiative as part of the club's 'Building Bridges' program.

Angela Merkel warns of rising anti-Semitism on Holocaust Day

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned of rising anti-Semitism in her country on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, calling the need to protect Jewish buildings “shameful”.

UN chief Antonio Guterres urges the world to stand against normalisation of hate

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the world to “stand together against the normalisation of hate”, saying the whole of humanity is at risk when humanity’s values are abandoned.

Palestinians strike as Pence visits Jerusalem holy site

Palestinian businesses closed in protest on Tuesday as US Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit a Jerusalem holy site and Holocaust memorial.

Israel confirms withdrawal from UNESCO

Israel has formally notified the UN’s culture and education body of its withdrawal from the organisation, two months after it announced it would follow the US by walking out over resolutions critical of the Jewish state.

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