{FD} Jailed American pastor in Turkey finally getting his day in court

ANKARA, Turkey – A pastor from North Carolina imprisoned in Turkey on what many view as trumped-up terrorism charges finally gets his day in court on Monday, in the most high-profile of several cases involving American citizens swept up by Turkish police since a failed 2016 coup attempt.

{FD} APNewsBreak: Chile victims meet pope April 28-29 at Vatican

The three main protagonists in denouncing Chile's sex abuse scandal will meet with Pope Francis over the weekend of April 28-29 and will stay as his guests at the Vatican hotel where he lives.

{FD} 21 sentenced to life over Turkey’s 1997 ‘post-modern coup’

Turkey's state-run news agency says a court has sentenced 21 people — including former top military officers — to life in prison over their involvement in the ouster of an Islamic-oriented government back in 1997.

{FD} In Greek city, refugees wait in line _ to get arrested

Several hundred refugees and migrants have gathered outside a police station in Greece's second largest city, waiting for hours to be formally arrested and gain temporary residence in the European Union country.

{FD} Britain says Russia spied on Skripals for years

In a letter made public Friday, British National Security Adviser Mark Sedwill said that Russian intelligence agencies have been spying on Sergei and Yulia Skripal for at least five years.

{FD} Russia tested nerve agent on door handles, monitored ex-spy before poisoning, UK intelligence dossier claims

An explosive U.K. intelligence dossier made public Friday claims Russia tested the use of door handles as a way to infect people with nerve agents before an ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned exactly that way last month.

{FD} The Latest: Turkey urges sides to avoid more Syria turmoil

The Latest on Syria developments (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says the use of chemical weapon against civilians in a Damascus suburb is "unforgivable" but says Turkey is urging all sides to refrain from actions that will cause further turmoil in Syria.