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Thousands of protesters marched through Budapest on May 21 in a demonstration against tough laws targeting foreign-backed NGOs and higher education institutions, amid rising tensions between Budapest and Brussels
Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives’ lead over the opposition Labour Party halved to 9 percent in a Survation telephone poll published on Monday, adding to signs that the election race is tightening ahead of the June 8 vote
Support for French President Emmanuel Macron’s new centrist party is growing before legislative elections next month, a poll found on May 18, raising the chances that he will be able to win parliamentary backing for his reform plans
BERLIN - Reuters
Germany's Social Democrats raised pressure on conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 21, saying if she could not resolve a row with Turkey over access to the İncirlik air base, German troops should move.
BERLIN – Reuters
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives have extended their lead over the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) to 12 percentage points, a poll showed on May 17, almost four months before a federal election
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
EU leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk will meet President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Brussels on May 25 the European Commission said, following months of strained relations.
BERLIN - The Associated Press
Germany’s Foreign Ministry has said it has been granted consular access to arrested German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel.
U.N.-backed Cyprus reunification talks have hit a snag with the two leaders of the divided island at loggerheads over a possible summit in Geneva.
France’s new President Emmanuel Macron secured backing on May 15 from key ally Chancellor Angela Merkel for his bid to shake up Europe, despite skepticism in Berlin over his proposed reforms
STOCKHOLM - Reuters
Swedish prosecutors said on May 19 they had dropped an investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a rape allegation, but British police said he would still be arrested if he left the Ecuadorean embassy in London where he has been holed up.
BUCHAREST - The Associated Press
Romanian border police said Turkish authorities canceled the passport of Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who was briefly detained at a Romanian airport.