A Portuguese rabbi and a Moroccan diplomat stood shoulder to shoulder in a Catholic cemetery here while 200 mourners howled in grief as they buried a resident of this island off the western coast of Africa.
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is ''concerned'' by developments over the past week in East Jerusalem and the West Bank ''which have increased tensions on the ground and risk undermining current efforts to re-launch peace talks'', her spokesperson said.
On last day of global Jewish assembly, delegates representing Jewish communities in a hundred countries call for ban on neo-Nazi parties; ''Jobbik party danger to all Hungarians,'' Jewish leader tells 'Post'.
Hannes Swoboda, president of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament (S&D) Monday condemned the anti-Semitic demonstrations and tendencies in Hungary, one day afterthe World Jewish Congress opened its plenary assembly in Budapest with a speech of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban calling anti-Semitism today in Hungary ''unacceptable'' but stopping short of censuring the extreme-right anti-Semitic Jobbik party.
Together with millions of Dutch people celebrating this week the coronation of Willem-Alexander as Holland’s new king, the nation’s Jews celebrated this historic day in their own way: with a special prayer and an ancient traditional blessing.