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European University In St. Petersburg Threatened With Closure

Students at the European University in St. Petersburg are worried about their future after the authorities revoked the institute’s educational license. What are the reasons behind the move?

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EU Summons Turkish Envoy Over Erdogan Warning For Europeans' Safety

The EU has called on Turkey's envoy in Brussels to explain President Erdogan's warning about Europeans being unsafe on the world's streets. The German foreign minister has advised keeping channels with Ankara open.

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Belarus Arrests Dozens In Crackdown, Claims Weapons Found

Authorities in Belarus arrested people who were preparing "mass unrest" after discovering a weapons cache in a separate raid, according to state television. Activists in the ex-Soviet state dispute the official account.

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Mother Brutally Assaulted Daughter For Reciting Bible Verses Incorrectly: Police

Rhonda Shoffner.A Middletown woman was arrested after police said she severely assaulted her daughter and kicked her out of her house because the girl incorrectly recited Bible verses to her last week.

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Japan PM Abe Denies He Or Wife Made Donations To Principal Of Scandal-Hit School

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe repeated denials on Friday that he or his wife had made donations to the head of a Japanese nationalist school at the heart of a political scandal that is chipping away at Abe's support.

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Poland's World War II Museum Opens Amid Controversy

A decade in the making, the bold, architecturally striking Museum of the Second World War finally opens in Gdansk - but its view of history is being challenged.

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Nations Urge Venezuela On Elections, Warn Of Diplomatic 'Last Resort'

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A group of 14 nations on Thursday urged Venezuela to hold elections and release "political prisoners," in a joint statement that kept open the option of seeking to suspend the South American country from the Organization of American States.

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Florida Fire Started By Book Burning Destroys Two Homes

Two homes in Nassau County, Florida, were destroyed in a wildfire caused by a man who was burning books Wednesday.

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Rihanna Bares Her Taut Tummy In Army Green Ensemble

Rihanna bared her taut tummy in a white crop-top while leaving her Manhattan SoHo apartment on Thursday.

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