Casting agent sacked over ‘The Hobbit’ racism row in New Zealand

A casting agent for the New Zealand-based production of ‘The Hobbit’ has been fired.

TV host racism row won`t damage India ties: N Zealand PM

John Key welcomes the departure of breakfast show host Paul Henry.

Racism row as British firm seeks Indian origin applicant

A British computer company`s advertisement seeking an applicant "preferably of Indian origin" has been dubbed racist by campaigners.

French Interior Minister faces calls to quit in racism row

France`s Interior Minister, one of President Nicolas Sarkozy`s closest allies, faced calls for his resignation on Friday after he was caught on camera making remarks denounced by critics as anti-Arab.