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Erdogan insists Turkey reforms don't make him a dictator

The opposition has cited several problems with how the vote was conducted. However, with academics pinpointing apparent irregularities in the declared voting patterns, Turkey's bar association stepp...

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Trump administration shifts rhetoric on Russian Federation

Stoltenberg said he strongly believes that the only way to deter Russian Federation is to be strong. "Russia is ready for that, ready for dialogue with the U.S. Tillerson reiterated Washington is "qui...

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Georgia race seen as early Trump test goes to run-off

Jon Ossoff , a young Democrat, almost pulled off what could have a been a stunning victory in a special congressional election in a heavily Republican district in Georgia that had turned into somethin...

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Pence says United States won't negotiate directly with North Korea -- for now

Pence says United States won't negotiate directly with North Korea -- for now

Last week, President Trump said he was sending an "armada" to the Korean Peninsula as a show of force. One of the most common refrains from Trump, Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has be...

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Vijay Mallya arrested in London, gets bail

Hours after business tycoon Vijay Mallya was arrested in London by Scotland Yard on India's request and released on bail, the Congress tore into the BJP government asking why it did not seek his depor...

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Thousands of Palestinians demonstrate in solidarity with prisoners

The strike was called by imprisoned Fatah party leader Marwan Barghouti, who is serving five life terms for his involvement in the killing of Israelis earlier this century. "Palestinian prisoners have...

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Babri Masjid verdict a warning against Ramesh Chennithala

Babri Masjid verdict a warning against Ramesh Chennithala

While the CBI had tried the leaders as well as the unnamed kar sevaks for the crime, a Lucknow court dropped the conspiracy charge against Advani and others on a technicality. Directing the trial co...

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UKIP's Douglas Carswell quits politics

UKIP's Douglas Carswell quits politics

Asked on the BBC's Today programme on Thursday whether he would run for Parliament in the June 8 poll, Farage replied: "I haven't decided yet, I've got to weigh it up". Mr Carswell's initial elect...

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Britain's Theresa May announces shock elections on June 8th

Mrs May was backed by the House of Commons by a margin of 522 votes to 13, above the two-thirds majority needed and was supported by Labour and the Lib Dems. Riding high in the opinion polls, May is...

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Carrier Trump said would intimidate Kim is still far away

For more than a week, media reports in the US and around Asia routinely have mentioned the approach of the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group, seemingly implying an attack on North Korea could b...

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Canada announces legislation to legalize marijuana

Canada announces legislation to legalize marijuana

New laws would also increase the penalty for people who sell to the under-aged, as well as create a new offence for people "exploiting children in the trafficking of cannabis". Canadian Public Safety ...

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US VP Pence says seeks fairer trade with Indonesia

Trump's executive order does not include Indonesia, but the country is home to almost 14,000 refugees seeking resettlement in third countries and activists have said the ban would affect their ability...

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Trump orders review of Iran nuke deal

The Secretary of State said the Trump administration was reviewing the lifting of sanctions against Iran, arguing that the country remains a sponsor of terrorism. He said in July of 2015 that "Iran ...

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Trump Backs Baldwin's American-Made Construction Bill

Industry experts too were of the view that Tuesday's executive orders were "not as bad as expected". It's unclear how the program may change, but India's huge tech industry says America still has a ...

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US Vice president Pence reassures Japan as North Korea threatens 'weekly' tests

US Vice president Pence reassures Japan as North Korea threatens 'weekly' tests

On April 14, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said conflict over North Korea could break out "at any moment " and warned there would be "no winner" in any war. Pence told reporters near the Demilit...

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Canada's WestJet plans to launch ultra-low-cost carrier

The Canadian transport minister, in November, lifted foreign investment limits for Canadian airlines to 49 percent from 25 percent, a change spurring competition and lower fares by encouraging the lau...

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McDonald's Witness Recalls Spotting Facebook Killer: 'He Took The Easy Way Out'

McDonald's Witness Recalls Spotting Facebook Killer: 'He Took The Easy Way Out'

It was all due to the quick thinking of a McDonald's employee that led police to Steve Stephens. The man known as the "Facebook killer" may have been taken down by a group of McDonald's employees in...

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Carl Vinson is sailing to Korea now -- it wasn't before

Carl Vinson is sailing to Korea now -- it wasn't before

News of the strike group's proximity to North Korea contributed to an alarming NBC report that the US military was "prepared to launch a preemptive strike with conventional weapons against North Kor...

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Pelosi: Trump 'Terrorizing Patriotic Young People' After DACA Recipient Deported

Juan Manuel Montes-Bojorquez failed to notify officials of his plans to leave the US, a condition of former President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - DACA - program, according...

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China Warns of 'Storm Clouds Gathering' in US-North Korea Standoff

China Warns of 'Storm Clouds Gathering' in US-North Korea Standoff

North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military display in central Pyongyang . Kim's close aide Choe Ryong-Hae made sure to send a new warning, saying North Korea ...

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Fresno police investigating 3 random killings as hate crimes, not terrorism

Fresno police investigating 3 random killings as hate crimes, not terrorism

Police said Muhammad spent the weekend in a ravine, and after learning he was wanted by police, set out to kill Tuesday . He got on the ground once he saw the police. After last week's killing , M...

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Canadian lawmakers call for legalizing recreational marijuana

If approved by Parliament and Royal Assent, the law would be enacted by July 2018. "Criminals pocket [$5.25 billion to $6 billion] in proceeds". Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, at Thursday's new...

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StayZilla founder Yogendra Vasupal granted bail

StayZilla founder Yogendra Vasupal granted bail

As per media reports , last a bail application was submitted by Vasupal's advocate to the Madras High Court, for his bail. Yogendra Vasupal, the co-founder and chief executive of Chennai-based home...

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Ender Inciarte homers as Braves get first win in new ballpark

Ender Inciarte homers as Braves get first win in new ballpark

Following the fanfare of the opening ceremonies, which featured Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred, Hall of Famers Hank Aaron , Chipper Jones and Bobby Cox and singer-songwriter Phillip P...

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Russian Federation detains brother of St. Petersburg terror attack organizer

Russian Federation detains brother of St. Petersburg terror attack organizer

Petersburg and two others in Moscow were detained for suspected involvement in the attack. "Akram Azimov abetted the transfer of funds, which were used to prepare the terrorist attack, and helped es...

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Israel puts Marwan Barghouti in solitary confinement for writing op-ed

Barghouti, a leader of the 2000 Palestinian uprising, is serving five life terms after being convicted of directing two shooting attacks and a bombing that killed five people, including three Israelis...

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Cash-strapped Venezuela a major funder of Trump inauguration

Cash-strapped Venezuela a major funder of Trump inauguration

Seeing momentum on their side, opposition leaders were urging Venezuelans to keep up the pressure across the country last week in an effort to leave security forces too thinly spread to break up ral...

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Trump strategy on N. Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

Trump strategy on N. Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

Trump sent an aircraft carrier-led strike group described as "armada" to the Korean peninsula to press his point, one of a series of measures that indicate his willingness to shake up foreign policy s...

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North Korean Nuclear Showdown

That was followed by more threats to launch missiles and maybe even a nuclear one against the United States. Senior Pentagon officials considering the shoot-down option are said to have conceded t...

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Energy Down After Inventory Report - Energy Roundup

Energy Down After Inventory Report - Energy Roundup

US drillers last week added rigs for a 13th straight week, bringing it to its highest in roughly two years. Citi analysts say the increase in United States shale production should be offset by exten...

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Atletico Madrid coach Simeone pays tribute to dogged Leicester

Atletico Madrid coach Simeone pays tribute to dogged Leicester

Atletico have had a great run in the Champions League so far this year, finishing first in the group which also included Bayern Munich, beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 on aggregate and knocked out the har...

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Delhi Cong chief Maken accuses BJP of 'intimidating', 'luring' Congressmen

Delhi Cong chief Maken accuses BJP of 'intimidating', 'luring' Congressmen

He had protested outside the residence of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in March. "One day you are a worker and then you become a leader". Lovely held important portfolios in former Delhi Chie...

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Rouhani to run in Iran's election

However, the 60-year-old former leader has opted to take the warning as "just advice". Vilified in the West for his barbs against America and Israel and questioning of the Holocaust, the blacksmith'...

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Corbyn and May trade blows as campaigning begins

The research was carried out on Tuesday and Wednesday - after Theresa May announced her intention to go to the country. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has ruled out any chance of a " progressive alli...

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India, Nepal to deepen cooperation in security, trade, energy

India, Nepal to deepen cooperation in security, trade, energy

Nepalese Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sita Devi Yadav, Minister for Peace and Reconstruction, Members of Nepalese Parliament, and other senior govern...

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