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Istanbul: Protests against referendum results

The president will also be allowed to retain ties to a political party. About 51.4 percent of Turkish voters cast their ballot in favor of Erdogan's long-time plans to greatly expand the powers of h...

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Basque Terrorists Seen Disarming as Caches in France Revealed

Basque Terrorists Seen Disarming as Caches in France Revealed

In the note, addressed to the worldwide community and published by the BBC late Thursday (6 April), the ETA said it had given up "all its weaponry (arms and explosives) to Basque civil society repre...

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US customs officials release photo of mock IED found at Toronto airport

US customs officials release photo of mock IED found at Toronto airport

Cell phone video captured on board that flight shows the scene as US and Canadian officials investigated a mock improvised explosive device. The police working on the investigation say this incident...

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U.S. urges Turkey to respect all views after referendum

Many people, including global monitors found fraud occurring during the election. OSCE observers said the campaign did not meet global standards for democracies, noting that virtually all Turkish me...

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Odisha meet: PM Modi asks BJP leaders to work for poor Muslims

During a discussion on the national commission for backward classes, Prime Minister Modi at the BJP National Executive meeting in Bhubaneswar , Odisha suggested that the party should hold conferences...

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Turkish opposition calls for referendum result to be annulled over unstamped ballots

During Sunday's vote, about 51.35 per cent backed the constitutional changes, compared to 48.65 per cent for the "no" side. German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday urged Turkey's President Recep...

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Russia criticises UK decision to cancel Johnson visit to Moscow

Members of Minnesota's congressional delegation from both parties on Friday mostly supported President Donald Trump's decision to launch a missile strike against Syria in response to this week's c...

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Turkey's referendum and what's next

Turkey's referendum and what's next

Worldwide observers said the referendum campaign was conducted on an " unlevel playing field ", while Erdogan's opponents fear the result will hand him one-man rule. The Turkish opposition was parti...

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Paul Manafort to register with government as foreign agent

That wasn't conclusive evidence that Manafort received any payments listed on the ledger. In leaks about several ongoing investigations at the FBI and other intelligence agencies, Manafort has been ...

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Erdogan Says Monitors Questioning Turkey's Vote Should 'Know Their Place'

Global observers from the Council of Europe and the OSCE said the referendum campaign was conducted on an "unlevel playing field" and the vote count itself was marred by the late procedural changes th...

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As Chelsea wobble can Spurs surge to Premier League title?

Antonio Conte's men did not hit the target once in the match, as none of their five attempts tested United goalkeeper David de Gea during a miserable day at the office. "I think he is very good in eve...

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Trump and Xi Play Good Cop-Bad Cop with North Korea

Trump and Xi Play Good Cop-Bad Cop with North Korea

Mr Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday that China was working with the United States on "the North Korea problem". In Seoul, Pence said he was "heartened" by Chinese cooperation following the summit ...

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First-Time Boston Marathoners Emerge Victorious

Marathon legend Bill Rodgers , who won the Boston Marathon four times between 1975 and 1980, said Americans need more support in the running world. "I ask for forgiveness". Switzer said she di...

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Pence warns Pyongyang 'era of strategic patience is over'

Kim said the DPRK's policy is shaped by the Trump administration's push for "high intensity sanctions" against the country, deploying tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea and launching military act...

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Venezuela protests spread to pro-government low-income areas

Venezuela protests spread to pro-government low-income areas

Thursday's clashes in Caracas erupted when an estimated 1,000 demonstrators kept marching after the scheduled end of a bigger opposition protest and headed for a central district where government in...

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United States vice president to begin Asia tour amid Korea tension

Kim Song Gyong, director general of the European Department of the Foreign Ministry in Pyongyang, told Reuters that if Washington made "the slightest movement" to make a nuclear strike on North Korea,...

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Is War With North Korea Imminent? Pence Calls Missile Test 'Provocation'

Is War With North Korea Imminent? Pence Calls Missile Test 'Provocation'

Trump's national security adviser cited Trump's recent decision to order missile strikes in Syria after a chemical attack blamed on the Assad government as a sign that the president "is clearly comfor...

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Jacob Zuma South African president brands anti-govt protests 'racist'

Jacob Zuma South African president brands anti-govt protests 'racist'

Patricia Maguire, a white 40-year-old risk analyst who also took part in Friday's protest, held a sign saying: "Recall The Wrecking Ball", referring to Zuma. GRANITZ: A vote of no-confidence would for...

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Kenya's Kiplagat wins women's race at Boston

As "The Star-Spangled Banner" played over Boylston Street, Jeptoo's third win - even in a course-record time - drew less attention than normal. The number will reportedly be retired this year. In the ...

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Pence visits DMZ, sees North Korea's failed missile test as 'provocation'

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis issued a brief statement saying President Trump and "his military team are aware of North Korea's most recent unsuccessful missile launch". Pence joined a motorc...

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President Ilham Aliyev phones Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey's three largest cities - Istanbul , Ankara and Izmir - all voted "No" although "Yes" prevailed in Erdogan's Anatolian heartland. Erdogan said 25 million "Yes" votes were cast for a 1.3-...

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North Korea 'will test missiles weekly', senior official tells BBC

Pointing to the quarter-century since the United States first confronted North Korea over its attempts to build nuclear weapons, he said a period of patience had followed. President Donald Trump's Nat...

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North Korea vows to respond to USA aggression with 'nuclear attack'

North Korea vows to respond to USA aggression with 'nuclear attack'

The US has warned that a policy of "strategic patience" with North Korea is over. Choe Ryong Hae, a close aide to Kim Jong Un, addressed the packed square with a characteristically bellicose warning...

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China warns US, North Korea to cool aggressive posturing

Pacific Command said, hours before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was due in South Korea for talks on the North's increasingly defiant arms programme. In an interview Friday with The Associated Press,...

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Trump Says North Korea Has 'Gotta Behave'

Tensions have risen as Trump takes a hard rhetorical line with Kim Jong Un , who has rebuffed admonitions from China and proceeded with nuclear and missile programmes seen by Washington as a direct...

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U.S. vice president to begin Asia tour amid Korea tension

U.S. vice president to begin Asia tour amid Korea tension

He urged China and Russian Federation to play more constructive roles on the issue. "And our president will take action that is in the best interest of the American people". If economic sanctions and ...

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Cyclone Cook: Evacuations as huge storm lashes north New Zealand

Cyclone Cook: Evacuations as huge storm lashes north New Zealand

By about 21:00 local time (09:00 GMT), the full force of the storm had moved towards Hawkes Bay on the east of the North Island. The MetService registered gusts exceeding 200kmh on White Island in t...

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Trump warns North Korea: 'Gotta behave'

Vice President Mike Pence toured the Korean Demilitarized Zone on Monday, warning leaders in North Korea that "the era of strategic patience is over". might change its approach to the North's nuclear ...

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Pence Tells North Korea: 'The Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over'

Recent reports suggest that the USA will adopt a more forceful approach if North Korea decides to follow through with its plans; however, it is unclear what specific actions the administration wil...

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North Korea Shows Off Missiles During Military Parade

Meanwhile, the North Koreans accused Trump of fomenting tensions in the region with tactics that range from "aggressive" tweets to this week's movement of a USA strike carrier group into the region. T...

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