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Sex abuse survivors to meet with Vatican summit organizers

Sex abuse survivors to meet with Vatican summit organizersVATICAN CITY (AP) — The organizers of Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse will meet this week with a dozen abuse victims who have descended on Rome to protest the Catholic Church's response to the crisis and demand an end to decades of cover-up by church leaders, officials said Monday.



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Israeli leaders' Nazi comments derail European summit

Israeli leaders' Nazi comments derail European summitJERUSALEM (AP) — Poland on Monday withdrew from a European summit in Jerusalem, derailing the meeting and embarrassing its Israeli hosts, to protest claims by Israel's acting foreign minister that Poles collaborated with the Nazis and "suckled anti-Semitism with their mothers' milk."



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Poland shuns Israel summit amid Holocaust row

Poland shuns Israel summit amid Holocaust rowPoland’s prime minister on Monday cancelled Warsaw’s participation in a summit in Jerusalem, accusing Israel’s foreign minister of “racist” comments about the actions of Poles during the Holocaust, in a row that has stoked outrage and soured relations. Mateusz Morawiecki’s decision to scotch Poland’s involvement in the summit of central European nations follows days of angry exchanges that were originally sparked by quotes from Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu over the role of Poles during World War II. Slovak government spokeswoman Patricia Macikova told AFP this week’s summit with Israel and the Visegrad Four (V4) — the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia — would be postponed until later in the year following Poland’s pull out.



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Poland pulls out of Israel summit in row over WW2 role

Poland pulls out of Israel summit in row over WW2 rolePrime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki branded the remarks “racist and unacceptable”. The leaders of the other three ‘Visegrad Group’ nations – Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia – all still planned to attend the talks, Israel said, but Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said they would instead consist of bilateral discussions and that the summit would be rescheduled for later in 2019. The diplomatic spat between Poland and Israel has been escalating since Friday, when Israeli media reported remarks by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday suggesting Polish complicity in the Holocaust.



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Sex abuse survivors say Vatican summit must deliver action

Sex abuse survivors say Vatican summit must deliver actionVATICAN CITY (AP) — Roman Catholics who were sexually abused by clergy are insisting that decisive actions to confront the decades-long problem of pedophile priests and church cover-ups must come out of an upcoming Vatican summit.



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Sex abuse survivors say Vatican summit must deliver action

Sex abuse survivors say Vatican summit must deliver actionVATICAN CITY (AP) — Roman Catholics who were sexually abused by clergy are insisting that decisive actions to confront the decades-long problem of pedophile priests and church cover-ups must come out of an upcoming Vatican summit.



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Pence, at summit, lashes out at Europeans over Iran

Pence, at summit, lashes out at Europeans over IranPence spoke at a Middle East peace conference in Warsaw attended by 60 countries, notably including both Gulf Arab states and Israel, in what Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called a “historical turning point” for an alliance against Tehran. Iran, Russia and the Palestinians were absent. European powers, who oppose the Trump administration’s decision to pull out of a nuclear deal with Iran, were openly skeptical of a conference excluding Tehran.



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Kremlin, after summit, says no offensive planned in Syria's Idlib

Kremlin, after summit, says no offensive planned in Syria's IdlibPutin, one of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s closest allies, was speaking after hosting a summit in southern Russia to weigh the future of Syria with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. All three countries have forces on the ground in Syria, where they have coordinated their efforts despite sometimes differing priorities and interests. Before the summit, the Kremlin had made clear it wanted a green light for action in Idlib where it says Islamist militants have made significant inroads despite the area’s technical status as a Moscow- and Ankara-backed demilitarized zone.



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Iran Should Be Worried About the Warsaw Summit

Iran Should Be Worried About the Warsaw SummitWhile Trump certainly deserves criticism for his foreign policy decisions, he may just have gotten Iran right.



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US, N. Korean negotiators to meet again before 2nd summit

US, N. Korean negotiators to meet again before 2nd summitSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The top U.S. envoy for North Korea returned from three days of talks in Pyongyang and will meet again with his North Korean counterpart before the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi later this month, the U.S. State Department said.



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