Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Mar 21, 2020

Second Australian charged in alleged neo-Nazi terrorist plot

Australian counterterrorism police have charged a second man with terrorism over an alleged right-wing plot to stage attacks outside Sydney, officials said Saturday. The 23-year-old had been in custody since March 15 when authorities charged another man, described as having "neo-Nazi" and anti-government interests, with ...

Germany's far-right AfD to dissolve radical Wing faction

World / Politics Mar 21, 2020

Germany's far-right AfD to dissolve radical Wing faction

Germany's far-right AfD party has decided to wind down its radical Fluegel (Wing) faction, a spokesman said on Friday, after intelligence services placed the group under surveillance. Fluegel, which has about 7,000 members, was co-founded by notorious AfD lawmaker Bjoern Hoecke, who has sparked outrage ...