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Worldwide observers from the Council of Europe and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) are due to give their preliminary findings on the referendum later Monday. The High Electoral Board initially said it would not accept ballots that were missing ballot commission stamps, but changed course after voting was underway, saying it would accept unstamped ballots "unless they are proven to have been brought from outside".
  • Easter Governor Ayade greets Christians, enjoins renewed faith in leaders

    Easter Governor Ayade greets Christians, enjoins renewed faith in leaders

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    In his Easter message, the Cardinal Mar George Alencherry urged people to fight against the evils in the society including corruption, violence and environment pollution. I really love Easter because of its significance - the victory of life over death, the hope the cross gives us as it reminds us of the dark days of Good Friday and of Saturday when Christ was in the tomb.
  • Le Pen could face fraud charges over European Union payments

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    Sunday's protest started in north-east suburb of Aubervilliers, and then moved into Paris where the clashes erupted. France's National Front leader Marine Le Pen and Netherlands' Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders take a Selfie during a European far-right leaders meeting to discuss about the European Union, in Koblenz, Germany, January 21, 2017.
  • US era of strategic patience with North Korea over: Pence

    US era of strategic patience with North Korea over: Pence

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    He says any use of nuclear weapons by North Korea will be met with "an overwhelming and effective response". The North has warned of a nuclear strike against the United States if provoked. The new and inexperienced USA president has indicated he will not allow North Korea to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the western United States.
  • Basque lawmakers urge separatist group to disarm ASAP

    Basque lawmakers urge separatist group to disarm ASAP

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    The Basque group ETA, which has fought a long and often-bloody drive for independence, provided France with a list of arms caches on Saturday under a promise to completely disarm, a move the government called "a major step". In 1973, ETA killed Franco's designated successor, Adm. Luis Carrero Blanco, by bombing his vehicle in central Madrid. Jean Chalvidant, a French expert who has written several books on ETA, told AFP he was deeply sceptical about the group's disarmament initiative, ...
  • Pence visits DMZ, warns North Korea not to test US resolve

    Pence visits DMZ, warns North Korea not to test US resolve

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    Speaking in Seoul , Pence linked recent USA military strikes in Syria and Afghanistan with the situation in North Korea, saying they showed the "strength and resolve of our new President". Mr Trump is equally determined that won't happen, that the United States will not tolerate a nuclear-armed North Korea. Some analysts were puzzled by this.
  • Korea missile test fails before Pence visit

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    Tensions on the peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks, amid tit-for-tat saber-rattling from the United States and North Korea and analysts' warnings that North Korea was preparing for another nuclear test. "The missile blew up nearly immediately", the US Defense Department said of Sunday's early-morning launch from near Sinpo on the North's east coast.
  • USA, Mexico and Canada officially announce 2026 World Cup bid

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    Giving details of the bid for the first time, Gulati said the initial plan was for 60 of the 80 games to be played in the United States , with Canada and Mexico hosting 10 each. It should be noted that unlike the Women's World Cup , FIFA has required that natural grass be installed over the artificial pitches for all previous men's World Cups.
  • ISIS fighters killed by US bomb, Afghan official says

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    Waziri said the bombing was necessary because the complex was extremely hard to penetrate, with some tunnels as deep as 40 meters (over 130 feet). "It was the right time to use it tactically against the right target on the battlefield", General John Nicholson, commander for USA forces in Afghanistan, said at a news conference.
  • 74-year-old USA governor resigns over affairs with top aide

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    Bentley vehemently opposed LGBT rights in his state. INSKEEP: Does the plea deal mean that Bentley is done with the legal process, Debbie? State lawmakers were in the middle of deciding whether to impeach him when Bentley agreed to plead guilty to two misdemeanors, repay the misused funds, and never hold public office again.