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Chinese premier, New Zealand PM congratulate launch of year of tourism

Chinese premier, New Zealand PM congratulate launch of year of tourism

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has touched down in Beijing for her highly anticipated visit. Ardern said Muslims who were targeted in the shootings are an intrinsic part of New Zealand society. Her p...

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New Japanese imperial era Reiwa takes name from ancient poetry

New Japanese imperial era Reiwa takes name from ancient poetry

Highly secretive talks have been ongoing for months to pick a name for the new era, which should have a "positive meaning and be ideal for the Japanese people", according to government sources cited i...

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Erdogan`s AKP leads in Istanbul, Ankara in Turkish local election

Erdogan`s AKP leads in Istanbul, Ankara in Turkish local election

Opinion polls suggested the candidate of the opposition alliance, Mansur Yavas, could end the 25-year rule of AKP and its predecessor. Turkish broadcasters said the latest count, with 98.8 percent o...

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Ukraine heads to polls in first round of presidential election

Ukraine heads to polls in first round of presidential election

Polling places opened on Sunday in Ukraine marking the start of the first round of the presidential election . Mr Poroshenko, who said the elections had been fair and in line with global standards,...

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One of Russia’s richest women killed in German plane crash

One of Russia’s richest women killed in German plane crash

Fileva, whose husband is S7 CEO Vladislav Filev, was listed in 2018 by Forbes magazine as the fourth richest woman in Russian Federation with an estimated fortune of $600 million. It is an irreparable...

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PNB scam accused Nirav Modi produced in United Kingdom court, bail hearing underway

PNB scam accused Nirav Modi produced in United Kingdom court, bail hearing underway

He was denied bail by the Westminster Magistrate's Court for the second time. " There are substantial grounds to believe he will fail to surrender ", said the judge, who fixed April 26 for next hear...

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Polling stations close in Ukraine’s presidential election, vote count in progress

Polling stations close in Ukraine’s presidential election, vote count in progress

Yulia Tymoshenko, who had spent years in prison under the country's former pro-Russian leadership, tried to downplay the exit polls and said she was still hoping to enter the next round. "A new life i...

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Notre Dame Mom Tells Female Students Not to Wear Leggings to Church

Notre Dame Mom Tells Female Students Not to Wear Leggings to Church

White concluded her letter by reminding young women that while they do "have every right to wear them", that they also "have every right to choose not to". Maybe, she proposed, Notre Dame women could ...

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Arab leaders, grappling regional rifts, condemn US decision on Golan

Arab leaders, grappling regional rifts, condemn US decision on Golan

Iraq's President Barham Salih, left, walks next of his Tunisian counterpart Beji Caid Essebsi, right, as they review the honor guard upon his arrival at Tunis-Carthage global airport to attend the Ara...

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Missing student's body found in New Zion

Missing student's body found in New Zion

Seymour Josephson , Samantha's father, also appeared to confirm her death in his tribute to his daughter on social media, sharing a photo of himself and Samantha. Officers worked through the evening t...

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US Judge Overturns Revocation of Oil Drilling Ban in Arctic, Atlantic

US Judge Overturns Revocation of Oil Drilling Ban in Arctic, Atlantic

Trump's 2017 order called for a review of the Obama-era bans with the goal of allowing "responsible development of offshore areas that will bring revenue to our treasury and jobs to our workers", but ...

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Millions protest on Algerian streets demanding President Bouteflika’s resignation

Millions protest on Algerian streets demanding President Bouteflika’s resignation

The protest started peacefully but later pressurized military to stabilize the situation of the country. A protester said , "We have only one word to say today, all the gang must go immediately, ...

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Donald Trump Jr. says he isn't ruling out running for office

Donald Trump Jr. says he isn't ruling out running for office

Trump adds that, "Those people will certainly be looked at" and says: "I've been looking at them for a long time". "But I think everyone knows and anyone who's seen me on the campaign trail knows, I h...

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May can not ignore MPs' backing for 'softer' Brexit, minister warns

May can not ignore MPs' backing for 'softer' Brexit, minister warns

An informed source said: "They might claim that this is being argued in the party to give May a good send-off, but it looks like a way of cutting out the current candidates". Meanwhile, Labour deputy ...

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Ethiopian Airlines crash: 'Pitch up, pitch up!'

Ethiopian Airlines crash: 'Pitch up, pitch up!'

The conversation happened when the plane was just 450ft (137m) off the ground as the aircraft begun to point downwards, according to the paper. The Wall Street Journal - which says it's spoken to ...

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Joe Biden doesn't recall alleged kissing incident detailed in article

Joe Biden doesn't recall alleged kissing incident detailed in article

And also, what in the actual f-? She claimed the incident happened at a campaign rally in early November 2014, when she was attempting to become the state's lieutenant governor. Mr Biden's history o...

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‘Hoarder’ pleads guilty in one of biggest breaches of U.S. secrets

‘Hoarder’ pleads guilty in one of biggest breaches of U.S. secrets

Embarrassingly, the U.S. intelligence state remained blissfully unaware of this massive leak until August 2016, when researchers at security software company Kaspersky Labs alerted the USA governmen...

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A defiant Russian Federation ignores Trump's calls to 'get out' of Venezuela

A defiant Russian Federation ignores Trump's calls to 'get out' of Venezuela

Guaido said the order, issued earlier Thursday by Auditor General Elvis Amoroso, was invalid. Guaido has been recognised as head of state by most Western countries after invoking the constitution ...

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'SNL' Covers Mueller Report With Alec Baldwin's Trump

As Mueller penned a carefully written report detailing the nuances of the investigation, Barr filtered the info into carefully worded pro-Trump propaganda, that Trump himself celebrated on Twitter wit...

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Facebook beefs up political ad rules ahead of EU election | AP business

Facebook beefs up political ad rules ahead of EU election | AP business

Any advertising not properly registered will be blocked from mid-April, the social network warned. "But we believe that they will help prevent future interference in elections on Facebook". With the...

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UK's May under pressure to rule out long Brexit delay

UK's May under pressure to rule out long Brexit delay

A letter signed by 170 of the 314 Conservative lawmakers in Parliament, including 10 Cabinet ministers, was sent to Mrs May after her Brexit deal was rejected for a third time by the House of Commons ...

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Turkish Lira depreciates as Turkey prepares for elections

Turkish Lira depreciates as Turkey prepares for elections

Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Thursday that Turkish banks were providing billions of lira to foreign markets and he promised Turkey would enter a reform period after the elections and give d...

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Nielsen asks Congress for new authorities to deport and detain migrants

Nielsen asks Congress for new authorities to deport and detain migrants

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen gave an alarming statement on Friday about the escalating crisis at the U.S. -Mexico border that has put the immigration system in "freefall". "Any sys...

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Missing 21-year-old USC student from New Jersey found dead

Missing 21-year-old USC student from New Jersey found dead

President Harris Pastides in a statement earlier today: "It is with the heaviest of hearts that I write these words this morning". Robbinsville Mayor David Fried on Saturday said his community off...

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Slovakia could elect its 1st female head of state

Slovakia could elect its 1st female head of state

The BBC's Rob Cameron in Bratislava says that although the presidency is mainly a ceremonial role, Ms Caputova is framing the election as a struggle between good and evil. She became known for leadi...

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Newsroom Pauline Hanson Defiant Over Guns Scandal a day ago

Newsroom Pauline Hanson Defiant Over Guns Scandal a day ago

One Nation's Queensland leader Steve Dickson and Senator Hanson's chief of staff James Ashby were caught meeting with powerful gun lobby groups and talking about getting millions in donations fro...

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United Nations urges Israel, Hamas to avoid violence on Gaza anniversary

United Nations urges Israel, Hamas to avoid violence on Gaza anniversary

Israel's army said most demonstrators were remaining away from the fence. Although Hamas canceled its typical Friday protests in preparation for the anniversary, dozens of Palestinians still demons...

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Pope calls on Moroccans to fight fanaticism

Pope calls on Moroccans to fight fanaticism

It's a message that Francis is expected to repeat later in the day when he meets migrants at a center run by the Catholic Church's Caritas charity. Francis was joined at the welcome ceremony by Moro...

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Politics of Puerto Rico heat up

Politics of Puerto Rico heat up

Puerto Rico renewable energy efforts have been increaed since the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria . Puerto Rico renewed its push for statehood past year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devast...

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Afghan Taliban kill nine police in checkpoint assault in Ghazni

Afghan Taliban kill nine police in checkpoint assault in Ghazni

He said an unknown number of Taliban fighters were killed in the clashes. The Taliban* militants captured late on 29 March the Arghanj Khwa district of the Badakhshan province in northwestern Afg...

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US House committee chairs request Mueller's full report on Russian Federation probe

US House committee chairs request Mueller's full report on Russian Federation probe

On Monday, Democrats leading committees that are investigating the president wrote Barr demanding full release of the Mueller report by April 2. "I have consistently supported the Mueller invest...

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Philippines rearrests Duterte critic journalist Maria Ressa

Philippines rearrests Duterte critic journalist Maria Ressa

Ms Ressa was well aware that police officers would be waiting for her at the airport, having been told by her lawyers that she should expect to be taken into custody upon landing in Manila . "She can...

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Great March of Return anniversary protests begin in Gaza

Great March of Return anniversary protests begin in Gaza

An Israeli army spokeswoman declined to comment. With security already featuring prominently as an issue in Israeli elections due on April 9, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's handling of Gaza w...

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'World's longest' salt cave discovered by Israeli researchers

'World's longest' salt cave discovered by Israeli researchers

The previous record holder, was the the Cave of the Three Nudes (Namakdan), a 6,850 metre (4 mile)-long salt cave in Iran . Salt caves are formed mainly in desert areas by salt outcrops, with the h...

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British Parliament Rejects May’s EU Withdrawal Plan a Third Time

British Parliament Rejects May’s EU Withdrawal Plan a Third Time

Within minutes of the vote, European Council President Donald Tusk said EU leaders would meet on April 10 to discuss Britain's withdrawal. The EU has been preparing for this since December 2017 and is...

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