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Erdogan Faces Toughest Challenge Yet as Turkey Heads to Polls

ISTANBUL, Turkey — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday faces the biggest ballot box challenge of his 15 year grip on Turkey, with the opposition revitalized and his popularity at risk from growing economic troubles.

Kosovars celebrate the independence of Kosovo as they displays the contry's new flag in the center of the capital Pristina on February 17, 2008. Kosovo's parliament declared the province's independence from Serbia, giving Europe a new nation and marking an historic turning point in the volatile Balkans. Serbian newspapers in …

Kosovo Moves Decidedly Toward Sovereignty and Independence

The Republic of Kosovo made a move this week to gain broader recognition as President Hashim Thaci announced continuing peace talks with Serbian President Aleksander Vucic in an effort to normalize relations between the two countries.

1st boat of Aquarius convoy with 630 migrants docks in Spain

EU Plans Summit as Migrant Policy Row Builds

BRUSSELS (AP) — Leaders from a group of European Union countries, led by Germany and France, will meet Sunday to thrash out possible solutions to a divisive row over migrants.

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (L) talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel as they arrive for a family picture before a French-German ministerial conference to coordinate European reform proposals ahead of EU summit on June 28-29, 2018 on June 19, 2018, at the Meseberg Palace, northeastern Germany. - German Chancellor Angela …

Amid Fractious Coalition, Merkel Deputy Resists Eurozone Joint Budget Plan

BERLIN (AP) – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Bavarian allies responded skeptically Wednesday to the German leader’s agreement to a future eurozone budget, adding to a conflict over migration that has shaken the government. Bavaria’s Christian Social Union party is locked in