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Turkey votes in historic referendum on expanding Erdogan's power

Supporters listen to the speech by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during a rally for the upcoming referendum in Istanbul, Turkey , April 15, 2017. A prime minister for 11 years since 2003, he was...

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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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Assad denies regime used chemical weapons

Since 2013, there have been allegations that chemicals have been used against the population. Syrian state media called the attack, which reportedly killed six soldiers, an act of "aggression". Syria ...

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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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Sergio Garcia Wins 2017 Masters In Playoff

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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Bashar al-Assad: Chemical Attack Is '100 Percent' Fabrication

Witnesses said they saw warplanes attack the town but Russian Federation says a rebel depot of chemical munitions was hit. Mr Assad was speaking in his first interview since the assault in the rebel...

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Tillerson: US, Russia have low level of trust after talks on Syria

Tillerson and Lavrov said in a joint press conference that Syria was a major subject in their discussions. Russia's deputy United Nations envoy, Vladimir Safronkov, said the draft resolut...

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Australian PM, in India, pushes bilateral, regional trade agenda

Modi said the future of the two countries was deeply tied to peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific. Meanwhile, India and Australia, earlier in the day, signed six MoUs in different fields includin...

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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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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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Putin meets Tillerson as US, Russia in wrangle over Syria

Putin meets Tillerson as US, Russia in wrangle over Syria

The meetings come on the heels of a USA missile strike on an air base in Syria in retaliation for a chemical weapon attack on civilians that's been blamed on the Bashar al-Assad regime. He added it ...

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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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Kim Jong Nam's Body Traded for 9 Malaysians in North Korea

Kim Jong Nam's Body Traded for 9 Malaysians in North Korea

Malaysia had agreed to release Jong-nam's body to North Korea and in return, allowed North Koreans to leave the country, as announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in a statement yesterday....

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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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Jared Kushner retains millions in property portfolio while serving in White House

The Trump administration is considered the most wealthy in USA history, with members of his senior staff and Cabinet worth an estimated $12 billion, according to a tally by Bloomberg . Bannon also ...

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Tax March: Protesters demand Trump's tax returns

By noon, most of the anti-Trump protesters emptied onto Allston Way bordering the park. Civic Center Park and are blocking several streets in the city's center. And in October, The New York Times re...

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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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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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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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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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Russian Federation offers to host Taliban-Afghanistan talks

Russian Federation offers to host Taliban-Afghanistan talks

Both supported the USA -backed ouster of the Taliban in 2001, and Iran was the chief benefactor of the anti-Taliban Northern Alliance. This confusion is reflected in Kabulov's statements about Moscow...

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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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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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Boris Johnson 'dismayed' by Russia's UN Syria veto

But the day before the United Nations vote, Russian President Vladimir Putin called for a United Nations investigation into the incident -- though he blamed the incident on rebels, not Assad. Assad sa...

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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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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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Michael Moore: Trump 'vicious' to Planned Parenthood

Michael Moore: Trump 'vicious' to Planned Parenthood

Trump signed into law a bill that empowers states to halt hundreds of millions in Title X federal funding from Planned Parenthood and other organizations that perform abortions. Alabama's Planned Pa...

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United Nations to end its 13-year peacekeeping mission in Haiti

MINUSTAH was deployed in 2004 after the departure of president Jean-Bertrand Aristide to help stem political violence but it has not endeared itself to Haitians. "While this is seen as a success, unfo...

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Thousands march in Los Angeles to demand release of Trump tax returns

Tens of thousands of people have marched in dozens of United States cities to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns and to dispute his claim that the public doesn't care about t...

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Japan, China remain on USA 'monitoring list' for currency

Trump on Wednesday said his administration would not label China a currency manipulator. "Treasury has established criteria specified in the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015..." ...

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