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Representatives from a coalition of worldwide bodies said the vote took place on an "unlevel playing field" with the "yes" campaign dominating media coverage. However, changes in counting procedures "removed an important safeguard and were contested by the opposition", they said. Official results will be confirmed in about 10 days, after any objections have been considered, Guven said.
  • Alec Baldwin back as Donald Trump on SNL

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    It's worth pointing out that Jimmy Fallon's been under fire ever since he famously tousled Donald Trump's hair on his own show during the US Election and more or less avoided asking him any kind of serious question. Trump then called in Steve Bannon, who as before appeared as the Grim Reaper, and prepared to vote either he or Jared Kushner off their top advisor duties, Bachelor style.
  • Assad allies vow to keep battling 'terrorism' in Syria

    Assad allies vow to keep battling 'terrorism' in Syria

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    The strike completed a policy reversal for President Donald Trump - who once warned America to stay out of the conflict - and drew angry responses from Damascus and its main ally, Russia. Even before the missile strike is factored in, the challenges facing Trump in Syria would daunt a more reflective leader. The Kremlin blamed the chemical weapons attack on terrorists, not on Assad's regime.
  • France urges dialogue in Turkey, says referendum lays bare divisions

    France urges dialogue in Turkey, says referendum lays bare divisions

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    Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast and its three main cities, including the capital Ankara and the largest city Istanbul , looked set to vote "No" after a bitter and divisive campaign. Istanbul , considered one of the electoral strongholds of the Justice and Development Party, did not witness a majority's vote in favor of the party - also in Ankara 50.3% voted a "no".
  • Pence: N. Korea 'era of strategic patience is over'

    Pence: N. Korea 'era of strategic patience is over'

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    Nations have been on alert in recent weeks after a series of North Korean missile tests and fears that Pyongyang may detonate another nuclear weapon. US Vice President Mike Pence (C) visits the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on the border between North and South Korea on April 17, 2017.
  • North Korea Fails In New Missile Test

    North Korea Fails In New Missile Test

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    North Korea's vice foreign minister, Han Song-ryol, responded to the president's tweets on Friday, stating the U.S.is "becoming more vicious and aggressive" under Trump, and "we will go to war if they choose". North Korean state media said the government was prepared to respond to USA aggression. Retailers in Seoul said there was no sign of any panic buying, with all goods still in plentiful supply, and South Korean social media more heavily discussed a discount on makeup than the ...
  • Kenyans Kirui, Kiplagat win 121st Boston Marathon

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    Kathrine Switzer became a pivotal figure in the women's movement in 1967, when, registered as "K. V. Switzer", she ran the annual Boston Marathon during an era when it was a men-only event. "If you ran the distance in practice, I'd be the first to take you to Boston ". "They've got to believe it in their hearts, they've got to feel it".
  • North Korea vows to conduct weekly missile tests and threatens war

    North Korea vows to conduct weekly missile tests and threatens war

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    Kim In Ryong told a news conference that "if the USA dares opt for a military action", North Korea "is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the U.S". Pence is on the first stop of a four-nation Asia tour meant to show America's allies, and remind its adversaries, that the Trump administration was not turning its back on the increasingly volatile region.
  • Ecuadorans vote in tense elections, and brace for a narrow finish

    Ecuadorans vote in tense elections, and brace for a narrow finish

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    Buying a home this spring will be the hardest in years . With Correa departtung after 10 years of consecutive rule and a number of social gains made under the Citizens' Revolution. The election authority denied fraud allegations. Several regional leaders offered their congratulations and a local electoral watchdog that carried out a quick count of its own said Monday that Moreno had a 1.6 point edge in their sample, which is considered highly accurate.
  • Sacked ministers resign as MPs

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    The country's currency tanked nearly 10% last week after Zuma sacked a host of cabinet ministers, including finance minister Pravin Gordhan, but regained over 1% against the United States dollar on Wednesday following the reports that several key figures within the ANC will back the president.
  • United States anticipated North Korea missile test that failed - adviser with Pence

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    There was no immediate comment from Washington, which is engaged in a sharp, multinational diplomatic offensive aimed at persuading North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to end his push to develop nuclear weaponry. But if the parade signaled a readiness for war, North Korea has long insisted that its goal is peace - and its own survival - with its growing arsenal a way to ensure that the government in Pyongyang is not easily overthrown.