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Turkey's premier warns opposition against street protests

Turkey's premier warns opposition against street protests

Bulent Tezcan, CHP deputy leader, said the YSK decision sparked a "serious legitimacy crisis", in an interview with CNN-Turk television. It cited precedents in which it had accepted unstamped ballots ...

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Business booms for Ivanka after Kellyanne Conway plug

Business booms for Ivanka after Kellyanne Conway plug

The scenario underscores how hard it is for the president's daughter, who has tried to distance herself from the brand that bears her name, to separate business from politics in her new position at ...

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Documents provide play-by-play of dam crisis response

Documents provide play-by-play of dam crisis response

Dam managers responded by obtaining an uncommon exemption from the Army Corps of Engineers to bypass a rule that would have required them to release huge amounts of water from the rapidly filling dam....

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Trump admits US-Russia relations 'may be at all-time low'

Russian Federation on Wednesday vetoed a draft resolution submitted to the UN Security Council which demands that Damascus grant full access to UN inspectors at any military site in Syria, under the t...

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Korea conflict 'at any moment'

Pyongyang has responded with defiance, saying it is ready to fight "any mode of war" chosen by the US and even threatening a nuclear strike against American targets. "We are fully prepared to handle i...

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Vijay Mallya, Indian Tycoon Accused of Fraud, Is Arrested in London

Mallya is wanted in India for defaulting on loans. The minister further said Mallya's extradition is part of the "judicial process" in the UK. The kick-off of the extradition hearing, albeit a lon...

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Sasikala & Dinakaran's Ouster Is First Victory In 'Dharma Yudh': Panneerselvam

Panneerselvam groups of the AIADMK was rife. Overcoming an initial split in the party, she rose to become its undisputed leader and guided it after the death of Ramachandran in 1987. Amid the politi...

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Facebook Murder Suspect Has 'Shot And Killed Himself,' Police Say

Facebook Murder Suspect Has 'Shot And Killed Himself,' Police Say

After a brief chase, according to police, he killed himself after stopping his auto. FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens. "When I saw him I knew it w...

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Trump wishes Britain 'best of luck' with early election

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May departs 10 Downing Street in London for Prime Minister's Questions in the Houses of Parliament Wednesday, April 19, 2017 . The opposition Labour Party, which ...

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India's BSF sacks soldier who complained of substandard food

India's BSF sacks soldier who complained of substandard food

Mr Yadav has the option of appealing against the dismissal order in three months. The BSF said in a statement that the soldier, Tej Bahadur Yadav, was dismissed from service after a court of inquiry...

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North Korea rolls out missiles

North Korea rolls out missiles

North Korea exhibited its ballistic missiles and other military weaponry during a huge parade on Saturday to celebrate its founder's birthday. The North has said it has developed and would launch a ...

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Uma Bharti cancels Ayodhya visit

Uma Bharti cancels Ayodhya visit

I was associated with the Ram temple movement with full confidence and pride. At the same time, Bharti said she is not the type of a person who wants to sticks to any post and recalled she had qui...

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Georgia congressional race, litmus test for Trump, goes down to wire

A voter leaves a polling site after casting a ballot in a special election in Marietta, Ga., Tuesday, April 18, 2017. "Tonight, a progressive Democrat got the most votes in a seat Newt Gingrich once h...

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EU's Tusk questioned for hours in Polish investigation

EU's Tusk questioned for hours in Polish investigation

Using his personal Twitter account, Mr Tusk said: "It was Hitchcock, who directed Brexit: first an quake and the tension rises". Many see his questioning as part of a larger attempt by Poland's nati...

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Indian tycoon faces extradition after United Kingdom arrest

But sources close to Mallya says that it was a voluntary arrest and within hours, the court granted him bail. "But after only a 10-minute hearing at the Westminster Magistrates" Court, he was granted ...

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UK MPs Ready to Push Through Snap Poll on June 8

Theresa May has called a General Election for 8 June 2017, amid polls that indicate that she could win a huge Tory majority in Parliament. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn threw down the gauntlet to the ...

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US VP Mike Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

But the vice president said he was encouraged and believed North Korea was listening to the Trump administration's concerns. Speaking aboard the USS Ronald Reagan in Japan Wednesday, Pence reitera...

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Supreme Court blocks Arkansas executions

Braden said Ward is schizophrenic and Davis has organic brain damage and is intellectually disabled. Plans by the USA state of Arkansas to execute up to eight men before the end of the month rec...

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This new bill would legalize weed in Canada

The proposed legislation will be carefully scrutinized by provincial governments, marijuana producers and a number of would-be distributors and sellers of marijuana that are all looking for a piece of...

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IMF upgrades China's growth forecast in 2017 and 2018

IMF upgrades China's growth forecast in 2017 and 2018

For 2018, it retained its earlier prediction of 2.8 percent. In contrast, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs' (MOEA) outlook was more optimistic estimating the nation's GDP growth would inch up...

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Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

Indonesians give their votes at a polling station during the local election in Jakarta , Indonesia, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Official results are expected to be announced by the elections commiss...

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OIC strongly denounces terrorist attack on two churches in Egypt

OIC strongly denounces terrorist attack on two churches in Egypt

Copts make up about 10 percent of the population in this north African country. Neither the targets nor the dates were chosen at random. Israel has closed its Taba border crossing to Egypt follo...

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US carrier heading toward Korean Peninsula

The U.S. military said on April 10 that the aircraft carrier strike group Trump was referring to had been ordered to "sail north and report on station in the Western Pacific" after departing Singapo...

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Weakening Syria's government could help IS group

Weakening Syria's government could help IS group

Reports out of Syria suggest that in addition to increased military backing for the Kurdish YPG, the USA has also resumed arms shipments to various rebel factions in Idlib Province to fight against th...

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UK Parliament expected to approve snap election

She also revealed a concern that the May 2020 election date stipulated by the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act would leave her vulnerable to pressure from Brussels as she neared the end of the two-year with...

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Pence warns North Korea: "The sword stands ready"

On the one hand, officials have claimed that Obama's policy of "strategic patience" that assumed sanctions would force Pyongyang to voluntarily drop its nuclear programme, has been a failure. After de...

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United States can thwart any N. Korean missile threat, says general

Unlike South Korea, the North operates under heavy global sanctions as the UN Security Council has been working for years to stop Pyongyang's development of weapons of mass destruction. On Thursday (6...

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Israeli Cancels Family Visits to Palestinian Prisoners on Strike

FILE - In this April 6, 2003 file photo, Marwan Barghouti waves as he enters a Tel Aviv court. Protesters have launched sympathy marches in several major towns in the West Bank, such as Hebron and R...

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General Election 2017: How the front pages reacted

US President Donald Trump wished Britons "best of luck" with the early election announced by their prime minister, Theresa May , on Tuesday, the White House said. Attempts by opposition parties to ...

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Lavrov accuses United States of unlawful strikes as Tillerson looks to mend ties

At least 84 people were killed. The top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee dismissed President Donald Trump's strikes in Syria as proof that he's independent of Russian Federation, sayi...

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Trump Meets His Macho Match In North Korea's Leader

Previous U.S. administrations have considered shooting down North Korean test missiles - as the country has been at odds with Western nations for decades - but the option has never been utilized, due ...

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WW3 threat: China's new warship fires deadly missiles off North Korea

North Korea put on a musical show to mark the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung , which ended with a mock-up video of missiles engulfing the United States in flames, prompting cheers from the a...

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Trump to meet Palestinian President Abbas on May 3

Trump to meet Palestinian President Abbas on May 3

Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced Wednesday President Donald Trump will meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House to discuss ongoing peace negotiations in the region. Pres...

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Fresno shooter wanted to kill many white people, police say

Fresno shooter wanted to kill many white people, police say

Muhammad's three male victims on Tuesday were all white and his hatred of whites prompted speculation that he was a member of the Nation of Islam. One victim, a 34-year-old father of two preschooler...

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U.S. playing terrorism game in Syria, Russian foreign minister tells Tillerson

In Saudi Arabia, the official Saudi Press Agency reported that U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken by telephone with King Salman about the U.S. missile strike on Syria. President Donald Trump ord...

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