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9.8M Viewers Watched French Presidential Debate - Agency

The fake job allegation involving the National Front is the latest such scandal to beset candidates in the two-stage election due to take place on April 23 and May 7. All 11 candidates will take part ...

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North Korea puts on a show for Day of the Sun

North Korea's army vowed Friday a "merciless" response to any United States provocation but diplomats in Pyongyang are more sanguine, pointing out that the North raises its rhetoric every spring, when...

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Airstrike hits Syrian town struck by chemical attack

The kingdom is among the most vehement opponents of Assad and supports Sunni rebel groups fighting to oust him. Its Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said he had told his Russian counterpart that ...

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Cyclone Cook: NZ residents clean up after massive storm

Metservice warned the storm could be the most intense since ex-Cyclone Giselle in 1968, which swept a ferry onto rocks in Wellington Harbour, killing 53 people. The path of the storm included the Cor...

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Former President Ahmadinejad Submits Name for Iran's Presidential Election

That sets up a potential clash for Khameini, who ultimately will decide the victor of the election and who could be forced to choose between two unappetizing options: The stability of current Presiden...

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MOAB strike: 90 IS fighters killed in Afghanistan

A still from a video released by the U.S. Air Force of the MOAB being dropped on ISIS militants. Some residents in areas of Achin recently liberated from Islamic State occupation welcomed Thursday...

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North Korea showcases submarine-based missiles for first time at military parade

Military officials are still trying to determine what type of missile it was. North Korea's leadership has warned the U.S. it is "ready to hit back with nuclear attacks" if provoked. Speaking before...

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Russian Federation facing 'big strategic choice' over Assad support

Russian Federation facing 'big strategic choice' over Assad support

But he said it was an open question where relations go from here. Colonel General Sergei Rudskoy, of the Russian General Staff, said Russia will provide security for worldwide inspectors seeking to ...

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Blast hits Syrian evacuees, 19 hospitalized in Turkey

The SANA news agency reported that the blast went off in the al-Rashideen area of Aleppo, where buses and ambulances were parked for more than 24 hours to transport 5,000 residents of the Shiite vil...

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Trump signs law rolling back USA abortion clinics funding protection

That meant states couldn't stop the flow of money to clinics that provide abortions just because they provide abortions. It is already illegal to use federal funds for abortion, instead that money go...

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Uzbekistan 'had warned West about Stockholm attack suspect'

Uzbekistan 'had warned West about Stockholm attack suspect'

An unnamed Uzbek security source said this week that Akilov had attempted to reach Syria in 2015 to join IS but was detained at the Turkish-Syrian border and deported back to Sweden. Sweden needed to ...

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President Donald Trump arriving for Easter weekend

President Donald Trump arriving for Easter weekend

Trump retaliated against Syrian president Bashar Assad, who he said was responsible for unleashing a chemical weapons attack on his own people. Syria's foreign minister Walid Muallem has denied th...

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UK says Sarin-like gas used in Syria chemical attack

Assad accused the West, particularly the United States, of being "hand-in-glove with the terrorists" over the Khan Sheikhoun incident. The interview yesterday was his first since a suspected chemica...

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North Korea defectors launch 'birthday' balloons across DMZ

People of North Korea are marking the country's main holiday - the anniversary of birth of North Korea's founding leader Kim Il-sung. The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacif...

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Fear and grief mar Easter Mass celebrations in Egypt

The bombings killed nearly 50 people, leaving over a hundred others injured. Families of the victims of the Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt were devastated and disappointed with the government's a...

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Sergio Garcia Wins 2017 Masters In Playoff

A new major champion graces the cover of Sports Illustrated this week, and it's one that has been a long time coming. "I want to see you rooting for the other to fail because you want to win.We want...

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Trump tweets for Kansas Republican in House race

Trump tweets for Kansas Republican in House race

Ted Cruz (R-Texas) made a late visit to the district. Kansas 4th District congressional Democratic candidate James Thompson , right, does some last-minute campaigning at The Anchor, a popular downt...

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Polls open in Turkey's historic referendum on reforms

Polls open in Turkey's historic referendum on reforms

Erdogan said that the present government system is not responding to current needs. If the referendum is approved by majority vote, the office of prime minister would be abolished after the next ele...

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Second suspect arrested as Briton confirmed among Stockholm dead

Second suspect arrested as Briton confirmed among Stockholm dead

His application for residency was rejected in June previous year and he was being sought by immigration officials, police said. "In December 2016, he was informed by the Migration Agency that he had...

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Some Democrats Want To Suspend Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

Some Democrats Want To Suspend Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

If Trump hadn't named Bannon his Chief White House strategist, it's unlikely there would have been any real hue and cry from the grass roots for him to do so. In any other situation, the blatant n...

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Russian Federation must stop propping up 'murderous' Syrian regime, Boris Johnson says

Diplomats said that Russian Federation has put forward a rival draft resolution that expresses concern at last week's gas attack and condemns the USA strike on Syria. He said: "So Russia faces a cho...

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Anantnag by-election in Jammu and Kashmir postponed over fears of violence

The polling stations are based in 30 locations or buildings across Srinagar. The Election Commission had on Monday chose to postpone the Anantnag bypoll to May 25, after eight persons were killed in...

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Iran Presidential Elections 2017: Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad enters electoral race again

Ahmadinejad, who became infamous for regularly pronouncing death upon Israel and USA, registered to run in the country's May 19 presidential election on Wednesday. The incumbent President Hassan Rou...

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Final rallies as Turkey approaches zero hour on referendum

Final rallies as Turkey approaches zero hour on referendum

For Erdogan, 63, a presidential system has been a long-time dream. For the rest of the country, the ballot boxes will be open between 8 am and 5 pm. Erdogan said that the present government system i...

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United Airlines clip could prevent arming Chicago aviation police

United Airlines clip could prevent arming Chicago aviation police

And the Department of Transportation announced it's reviewing how the airline handled the incident. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Trump suggested the incident could have been...

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Russia, Iran, Syria denounce USA 'act of aggression'

Meanwhile, Tillerson said that he and Lavrov discussed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at length and that he made clear that the Trump administration has come around to the view that the Syrian Pre...

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Leicester City seek 'full facts' over Madrid clashes

Leicester have the chance to make amends and extend their incredible European run when they host Atletico in the second leg on Tuesday. He said: "Why not?" "I spoke to him when he took charge at L...

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Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez acquitted on double murder

As far as Bradley's testimony concerned, Hernandez's attorney went after Bradley's credibility and tried to say that Bradley shot them because of a drug deal. Hernandez to these shootings". He even th...

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Round 2 of national protests: A birthday present for Zuma

Round 2 of national protests: A birthday present for Zuma

He was in Johannesburg , preparing to attend his 75th birthday celebrations organized by his African National Congress (ANC) Party. Zuma is expected to step down in December as leader of ANC and ...

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Turks vote in historic referendum on expanding Erdogan's power

Turks vote in historic referendum on expanding Erdogan's power

The referendum will take place under a state of emergency that has been in place since last summer's failed coup which has seen some 47,000 arrested in the biggest crackdown in Turkey's history. The p...

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