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European Union to seek meeting with Erdoğan on May 25, Germany's Merkel says

European Union to seek meeting with Erdoğan on May 25, Germany's Merkel says

European Union ministers also will meet with their Turkish counterpart in Valletta, Malta, for the first high-level meeting since the divisive referendum in Turkey that gives more powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his stinging criticism of several European Union nations, some of which he compared to Nazis.


Duterte urges Trump to back away from standoff with North Korea

Duterte urges Trump to back away from standoff with North Korea

Duterte has said he would not take up the arbitration ruling in the ASEAN summit because it was an issue between China and the Philippines and did not concern other members of the 10-nation regional bloc. "Rest assured that the incident is not in any way connected or directed to the ongoing ASEAN Summit". That has helped ASEAN, founded a half-century ago, to become an unwieldy collective of dictatorships, authoritarian states and a monarchy, along with fledgling democracies.


Jeter Chapel Baptist Church youth revival begins Tuesday

Jeter Chapel Baptist Church youth revival begins Tuesday

Great Education Forum , 1 p.m., New Geneva Christian Leadership Academy, 222 Harrell St., Rev. E. Ray Moore, Rev. Paul M. Raymond, and Kevin R. Novak will address the Protestant Reformation, and how the public schools have undermined Christianity in America.


Hungary still defiant on US university after Brussels summit

Hungary still defiant on US university after Brussels summit

The head of a Budapest university pressured by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán appealed to Brussels for help yesterday (25 April), a day before the European Commission will announce infringement procedures against Hungary, and when Orbán will address MEPs.


European Union chief Tusk stresses citizen's rights in Brexit talks

European Union chief Tusk stresses citizen's rights in Brexit talks

The European Council president said reciprocal guarantees, which also provided certainty for British ex-pats living on the continent, were foremost among issues to be addressed before talks turned to future trading terms. With most of the 27 offering to house the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and several wanting the European Banking Authority (EBA), Tusk and Juncker proposed they agree selection criteria in June to avoid unseemly rows.


London police shoot woman, foil 'active terror plot'

London police shoot woman, foil 'active terror plot'

The woman, in her 20s, was one of the subjects in the latest counter-terrorism investigation and is in a serious but stable condition, BBC reported. "Due to her condition, she has not been arrested at this time and remains under police guard at hospital".