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Germany gains access to journalist detained in TurkeyGermany's Foreign Ministry says Turkish authorities have agreed to grant consular officials access for the first time to a German journalist detained about a month ago in Turkey
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - In this Tuesday Feb. 7, 2017 file photo, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo arrives at a press conference. Poland’s Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has attended the first Roman Catholic Mass that her older son celebrated as priest, Sunday May 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
Poland gathers data on foreigners in the countryPoland's deputy defense minister has cited security concerns in Europe as he tries to justify a move to gather data on foreign nationals in Poland
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech during an election campaign of her Christian Democratic Union, CDU, and the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, May 28, 2017. Merkel is urging European Union nations to stick together in the face of new uncertainty over the United States and other challenges. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)
Germany to host Ukraine talks in Berlin as fighting persistsGermany's Foreign Ministry says representatives from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet this week in Berlin to try and move forward the implementation of a peace deal for eastern Ukraine
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel lifts a glass of beer during an election campaign of her Christian Democratic Union, CDU, and the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, May 28, 2017. A poll of German voters shows Chancellor Merkel's conservative bloc's lead widening as the main challenger Social Democrats continue to lose support. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)
Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US tiesChancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman says Berlin is still committed to strengthening trans-Atlantic relations after Merkel suggested Europe can no longer entirely rely on the U.S.
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
Hungary signs accord with archbishop to support Iraqi clinicThe Hungarian government is donating 145 million forints ($525,000) to Saint Joseph's Clinic in Erbil, Iraq, which provides services for mainly Christian refugees living in the city
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Demonstrators hold flags during a gathering at Trocadero next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, Sunday, May 28, 2017 to protest against the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin in France. French President Emmanuel ​Macron will meet Putin on May 29, 2017, in Versailles, for talks on Syria and Ukraine. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
The Latest: Rights activists in Paris protest Putin visitHuman rights activists are gathered in Paris to draw attention to the situation of gays in Chechnya before Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to France
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A view of Terminal 5 check in desks, at London's Heathrow airport after flights were canceled due to the airport suffering an IT systems failure, Saturday, May 27, 2017.  British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. (AP Photo /Jo Kearney)
BA, Iberia travelers face 3rd day of delays, cancellationsTravelers with British Airways airlines face a third day of delays and cancellations, mainly on short-haul routes and in smaller numbers than over the weekend, when the company suffered a colossal IT failure
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Runners observe a minutes silence before the start of the start of the Great Manchester Run in central Manchester, England Sunday May 28 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiryPolice have made an arrest on the south coast of England in the widening inquiry into the deadly Manchester concert bombing
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Spain police: 2 Britons arrested for ramming pedestriansAuthorities in Spain say they have arrested two people after the car they were in injured seven people while fleeing from a police road check in the southern coastal town of Marbella
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A view of the court in Silivri, Turkey, some 80 kilometres west of Istanbul, Monday, May 29, 2017. The trial against 23 army officers accused of planning the Istanbul stage of July 15, 2016 failed military coup attempt, has opened. The defendants, including six generals, are going on trial accused of crimes against the state and held responsible for the deaths of 89 people who died in the city during the attempt. They face life imprisonment if found guilty. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Turkish officers on trial for planning Istanbul leg of coupThe trial against 23 army officers accused of planning the Istanbul stage of last summer's failed military coup has opened in the outskirts of the city
The Associated Press1 hour ago
People walk near a screen which reports North Korea's missile launch, in Osaka, western Japan Monday, May 29, 2017. North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that landed in Japan's maritime economic zone Monday, officials said, in the latest in a string of test launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland. (Meika Fujio/Kyodo News via AP)
NKorean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technologyNorth Korea's latest missile test may have less to do with perfecting its weapons technology than with showing it can strike at will against South Korea and U.S. forces in the region
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Friday, March 31, 2017, file photo, a man sleeps on a hand cart at a slaughter house which has been shut due to strike protesting the closure of slaughterhouses and meat shops operating without licenses in Lucknow, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The Indian government has banned the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter in a move to protect animals considered holy by many Hindus. State governments and industry bodies have criticized the ban as a blow to beef and leather exports that will also leave hundreds of thousands jobless and deprive millions of Christians, Muslims and poor Hindus of a cheap source of protein. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, dietsIndia has banned the sale of cows for slaughter to protect an animal many Hindus consider holy, but states and industries say the ban will hit beef and leather exports and deprive millions of people of a cheap source of protein
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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