• Living Situaiton Detoriorates in Gaza as power plant shutdown

    Living Situaiton Detoriorates in Gaza as power plant shutdown

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    A similar crisis threatened the power plant during the winter, but fuel and funds provided by Turkey and Qatar prevented it. The local electricity company blamed a "dispute" between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority for the outage. At least 65 percent of residents in Gaza live in poverty, 72 percent are food-insecure, and 80 percent have grown dependent on worldwide aid, according to a recent report published by the EU-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor.
  • Turkey's Erdogan Declares Referendum Victory

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    The prime minister role will also be done away with after the next election in 2019. Many Turks already fear growing authoritarianism in their country, where tens of thousands of people have been arrested, and at least 100,000 sacked or suspended from their jobs, since a coup attempt last July.
  • Pence: North Korea 'era of strategic patience is over'

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    Defying global pressure, the North on Sunday tried to test-fire another missile in an attempt that failed, but which fuelled fears that it may be preparing for its sixth atomic weapons test. Combine the above with Pyongyang's other weapons of mass destruction - chemical, biological and likely radioactive platforms - and North Korea has the means to kill millions of people in Korea, Japan, and across Asia.
  • Despite tough talk on North Korea, Trump's options limited

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    On Friday, North Korea said the unsafe security situation was due to the "Trump administration's reckless military provocation". Viewing his adversaries in the distance, U.S. Naval strike group headed by the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier to the Korean peninsula in show of force. Pence tells reporters near the DMZ that the alliance between South Korea and the U.S.is "ironclad" and is reiterating that "all options are on the table" to pressure North Korea to get rid of its nuclear ...
  • Pence warns North Korea of United States resolve shown in Syria, Afghan strikes

    Pence warns North Korea of United States resolve shown in Syria, Afghan strikes

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    Pyongyang is seeking to develop a long-range missile capable of hitting the United States mainland with a nuclear warhead and has so far staged five nuclear tests, two of them past year. Tensions have risen as Trump takes a hard rhetorical line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has rebuffed admonitions from China and proceeded with nuclear and missile programmes seen by Washington as a direct threat.
  • Trump Lashes Out at Tax Return Protesters: Who Paid Them?

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    Tax March PDX organized a rally demanding President Trump release his latest tax returns at the Terry Schrunk Plaza at 1 p.m. on April 15 as part of a nationwide movement. The Tax March in NY "exceeded expectations", in both number of participants and in the hostile reaction from the president on Twitter, a rally organizer told Metro.
  • Erdogan Declares Victory: Turkey Made Historic Decision by Voting 'Yes'

    Erdogan Declares Victory: Turkey Made Historic Decision by Voting 'Yes'

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    The new system is due to come into effect after elections in November 2019. "No one should have an offended or broken heart", said his prime minister, Binali Yildirim, whose post would be abolished under Erdogan's plan. Tezcan said he would if necessary go to Turkey's constitutional court - one of the institutions that Erdogan would gain firm control over under the constitutional changes, through the appointment of its members.
  • Pence warns 'all options' on table for N Korea

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    Yet Boris Johnson spoke up in support of the U.S.'s activity in the region saying, "We stand alongside our worldwide partners in making clear that North Korea must adhere to United Nations resolutions created to secure peace and stability in the region and stop its pursuit of nuclear weapons".
  • Boston Marathon runners get tailwind at start

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    Rupp, an Olympic bronze medalist, is one of America's next great hopes now that Meb is retiring. Many run for causes, many more are running to prove something to themselves. A year later, Switzer told her coach at Syracuse, Arnie Briggs, about Gibb and said she also wanted to run Boston . Defending champion Atsede Baysa was also in the pack.