Shamed on Facebook, ''racist'' Israeli clerk kills self

 An Israeli immigration clerk recently committed suicide reportedly after he was shamed on Facebook for his alleged racist behaviour, media said.

France's Sarkozy accused of pandering to racist sentiments

France`s ruling Socialists accused conservative former president Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday of appealing to racist sentiments in criticising the country`s Morocco-born education minister.

Aishwarya's representative reacts to 'racist' ad row
Aishwarya's representative reacts to 'racist' ad row

 Reacting to an open letter calling Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's new Kalyan Jewellers ad as " insidiously racist", the actress' publicist on Wednesday issued an image from the original shoot, saying the "final layout is the prerogative of the creative team of a brand".

New `Daily Show` host in storm over `racist, sexist` jokes

Newly anointed "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah faced mounting criticism on Tuesday after the emergence of several past social media posts accused of being racist, sexist and anti-Semitic.

Charlie Sheen faces backlash after racist Obama tweet
Charlie Sheen faces backlash after racist Obama tweet

Former "Two and a Half Men" star has been slammed after he posted a racist tweet against US President Barack Obama for not attending a soldier's funeral.

Authorities probe `racist` Chelsea fans video
Authorities probe `racist` Chelsea fans video

French prosecutors and British police on Wednesday pledged to investigate footage of self-proclaimed "racist" Chelsea supporters preventing a black man from boarding a Paris subway train.

Racism is distraction to humanity: Kanye West
Racism is distraction to humanity: Kanye West

Rapper Kanye West feels that focusing on racism is a “distraction to humanity".

NY police chief calls protest at funeral 'inappropriate'

 

Washington: New York's police commissioner Bill Bratton said today it was "very inappropriate" for officers outside the funeral of slain cop Rafael Ramos to turn their backs in protest as the mayor spoke.

Luis Suarez happy in Lionel Messi's shadow, angry at racist label
Luis Suarez happy in Lionel Messi's shadow, angry at racist label

Luis Suarez is unconcerned at being overshadowed by Lionel Messi’s scoring feats at Barcelona but remains angry about being labelled a “racist” and a “cheat” in England.

Mario Balotelli charged over `racist` post
Mario Balotelli charged over `racist` post

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli was charged by the Football Association on Friday for re-posting a message on Instagram that contained racist and anti-Semitic references.

Luis Suarez denies being 'racist' in light of Evra 'negro' row
Luis Suarez denies being 'racist' in light of Evra 'negro' row

Barcelona striker Luis Suarezhas revealed in his new book that he is not a racist and the word 'negro', which he used in his row with Manchester United's former defenderPatrice Evra during his Liverpool days, was misunderstood by people who do not speak Spanish.

Serena Williams slams `sexist, racist` slur from Russian tennis boss
Serena Williams slams `sexist, racist` slur from Russian tennis boss

World number one Serena Williams lashed out at "sexist" and racist" comments from the head of Russian tennis Sunday after he jokingly called her and her sister Venus the "Williams brothers".

Australian police charge teens over `racist` train rant

 Australian police charged two teenagers on Sunday after a video of one of them allegedly racially abusing a train guard in a five-minute rant went viral online.

Goa Cong opposes usage of word `negro` for African nationals

Goa Congress on Wednesday objected to the usage of the word "negros" in the official documents by the state government to refer to the African nationals.

Usher defends Justin Bieber for his racist comments

Usher defended Justin Bieber over his racist `n` word videos that were released recently.

Justin Bieber is not a racist: Usher

Singer Usher has defended his fellow colleague Justin Bieber, after the pop star was filmed using a racial slur in two leaked videos.

Anti-Qatar World Cup campaign blasted as `racist`

Asia`s top Olympic official blasted accusations of corruption against Qatar`s 2022 World Cup campaign as being "racist" attacks on Arabs.

Floyd Mayweather Jr defends Justin Bieber over racist joke scandal

Floyd Mayweather Jr defended Justin Bieber for the racist `n` word joke that he had cracked as a young teen.

Singapore activists warn of surging xenophobia

Guest workers and expatriates are increasingly the target of "xenophobic" attacks on social media, Singapore`s leading activists groups warned Wednesday.

Lawmaker urges hearing on `derogatory` Redskins name

A veteran US lawmaker Friday called for a congressional hearing on the Washington Redskins name, arguing such action could serve as a "catalyst" to rid American football of a term regarded as overtly racist by many.