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Venezuela slaps political ban on key opposition leader

Venezuela slaps political ban on key opposition leader

On Friday, Capriles was banned from running for office for 15 years for misappropriating government funds for personal and political use. Most believe the council will hold the presidential election...

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Turkish body votes against annulling referendum

Turkish body votes against annulling referendum

Turkey's Supreme Election Board (YSK), the top office for the final decision on any poll disputes, rejected on April 19 all opposition objections to the results of the April 16 constitutional referend...

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Easter Celebration in the North Country

It was a more formal atmosphere at Saint Patrick Catholic Church in Kerman on Easter morning. In Egypt, Coptic Christians marked a somber Easter a week after twin bombings by the Islamic State group...

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Easter Message: Renew covenant with God- Gbenga Daniel

Easter is a reminder of our beginning. Melania Trump's parents also were there. A round-up of the highlights of this year's Easter Message, including Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop Justin Welb...

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Canadian government introduces legislation to legalize marijuana

Recreational marijuana usage has been legalized in some form in 26 states and the District of Columbia, and three more are set to join this year, but Canada would be the first Group of Seven country t...

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ASEAN to Meet Trump's Man

More than 200 delegates from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will proceed with a meeting in a central Philippine resort province this week despite a foiled attack there by Muslim extremists...

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UK PM calls snap election on June 8

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, who is pressing for an independence referendum, said May was making a "huge political miscalculation" that would bolster her Scottish National Party. May said ...

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Dortmund struggles to come to terms with bomb attack on bus

Dortmund struggles to come to terms with bomb attack on bus

Three explosions smashed the bus's windows as it transported Thomas Tuchel's team to Signal Iduna Park for their Champions League quarter-final first leg match against AS Monaco. "But we are human bei...

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Turkey's premier warns opposition against street protests

Turkey's premier warns opposition against street protests

Opposition parties complained of a series of irregularities, including an electoral board decision to accept ballots that did not bear official stamps, as required by Turkish law. European leaders a...

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Ossoff, Handel headed to runoff in Georgia congressional special election

Ossoff, Handel headed to runoff in Georgia congressional special election

President Trump on Wednesday morning blasted Democrats for "failing" to win Georgia's House special election the night before, framing the upcoming runoff election as a battle between the state and...

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Runoff likely in much-watched US congressional race

Without a doubt, it is the most impressive performance for any Democratic candidate in the district, but a divided and contentious Republican field overall will finish with a majority share of the vot...

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Amit Shah to visit State to strengthen booth management

Amit Shah to visit State to strengthen booth management

Addressing the conclave in Bhubaneshwar which entered its second day, the Prime Minister said more inclusiveness is needed for those who are backward among the Muslim community, and his party asserted...

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Sharks doomed by Edmonton's two shorthanded goals

My linemates played well. McDavid credited Kassian with being the difference-maker. "I think when you talk about experience, I think that's where experience kind of comes in". Edmonton absolutely has ...

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Fresno gunman wanted to kill white people - U.S. police

Speaking during a Press Conference, Dyer said he did not believe the murders were related to terrorism, adding that the shootings were "solely based on race". He had been associated with gangs but he ...

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Pence tells Japan: 'We are with you 100 percent'

While interest in North Korea spikes immediately after a missile launch , within hours internet search traffic is again dominated by TV comedy shows, taxes and real estate. "North Korea would do well...

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North Korea: Nuclear war may start any moment because Trump is 'crazy'

President Trump denied he's softened his position on China to gain its help in curbing North Korea's increasing military provocations. Mattis did not identify the type of missile but said it was ...

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Zambia opposition leader seeks to quash 'treason' charge

Zambia opposition leader seeks to quash 'treason' charge

Police detained Hichilema on April 12 after a night raid on his home, when they fired tear gas and broke down doors. "They came without a search warrant". Hichilema's lawyer Vincent Malambo told the c...

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No-confidence vote: UDM to file responding affidavit

No-confidence vote: UDM to file responding affidavit

The EFF said the decision was prompted by the president filing papers to oppose the court application. My sense is that they will lean towards the secret ballot. "It is accordingly simply unlawful for...

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UK | Prime minister May to seek early election on June 8

Britain's parliament will vote on Wednesday on holding a snap election in June, as Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to make strong gains against the opposition ahead of gruelling Brexit negotiations...

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Trump Tweets About Why He's Not Calling China a Currency Manipulator

Trump Tweets About Why He's Not Calling China a Currency Manipulator

Trump said he was working with the Chinese president to confront North Korea's attempts to develop a missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland, saying Xi "understands it's a big problem". Presiden...

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'Show Us the Evidence': Russia's Foreign Minister Dismisses Election Interference Allegations

'Show Us the Evidence': Russia's Foreign Minister Dismisses Election Interference Allegations

But Lavrov said some progress has been made and that a working group would examine the state of US-Russia ties. Lavrov said President Vladimir Putin confirmed his "readiness" to resume a deal on...

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Donald Trump Removes Chief Strategist Steve Bannon From National Security Council

Donald Trump Removes Chief Strategist Steve Bannon From National Security Council

A senior White House official presented the move as a logical evolution, not a setback for Mr Bannon. Tom Bossert, the assistant to the president for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, also had...

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Augmented reality is next big thing, says Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg showed off the possibilities of this new platform. Building on the launch of chatbots on Messenger at F8 past year, Facebook announced the new Discover tab, to find recently used bots,...

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MPs to oppose no confidence motion against Zuma

What is significant with this situation is that it is the first time key ANC's allies publicly turned on Mr Zuma, our correspondent adds. "We wish him well", the group said. The DA will continue to fi...

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'Unlevel playing field' in Turkish referendum: monitors

The "Yes" camp won with 51.41 percent in Sunday's vote on giving Erdogan sweeping new powers, according to near-complete results, but angry opposition groups have cried foul and demanded a recount. ...

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'Sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

Japan had a $69 billion trade surplus with the United States previous year, which Donald Trump criticized and is seeking to reduce America's trade deficit with countries like Japan. The vice president...

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Democrat Jon Ossoff almost pulls off upset in Georgia special election

West said he voted for Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state who is an establishment favorite and has led the GOP field. That would tee up a June 20 runoff with Republican Karen Handel , who ...

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Huge US bomb kills 36 ISIS militants

The strike, which marked the first use of the GBU-43, the USA military's largest non-nuclear device ever used in combat, followed weeks of clashes between the militants and US and Afghan forces in Nan...

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Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers — ALERT

Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers — ALERT

It is now used by about 95,000 workers. Crucially for Indians hoping to use the 457 route, the new two-year visa can not be used as a pathway to permanent residency. "The 457 visa is abolished", sai...

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Protestors demand Trump release tax returns

Protestors demand Trump release tax returns

We're likely to find out, because it appears unlikely Trump will ever voluntarily release his returns. At a rally in Wisconsin Tuesday, Mr. Trump said his administration was on its way to fulfilling...

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