The detention of Ebru Umar, who was taken from her summer home for questioning, was the latest action against writers and others who have insulted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Source: Turkey’s Crackdown on Critics of Erdogan Snares Dutch Journalist – The New York Times
President Barack Obama said the U.S. is analyzing North Korea’s most recent provocative actions, but gave little credence to a new overture from Pyongyang.
Source: Obama Expresses Skepticism Over North Korean Offer – WSJ
After campaign aide tells party leaders front-runner has been playing ‘a part’ in campaign, Trump assures rally he has no intention of abandoning plans to temporarily keep Muslims out of US, build US-Mexico border wall
Source: Trump Vows Continued Support for Anti-immigrant Stances
U.S. President Barack Obama says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agree that Ukraine-related sanctions targeting Russia should only be lifted if Moscow complies with a deal to end fighting between Kyiv’s forces and Russia-backed separatists.
Source: Obama: Russia Sanctions Must Remain Until Moscow Complies With Minsk Deal