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Ndima said the group had taken the decision to raise their concerns within recognised party structures, believing that this would be more effective. The president is accused of being in the pocket of the wealthy Gupta business family, allegedly granting them influence over government appointments, contracts and state-owned businesses.
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    While eating "the most handsome piece of chocolate cake", with Xi on the evening of April 6, Trump told the Chinese president that he had ordered US forces to fire missiles at a Syrian airbase, following the poison gas attack on Syrian civilians apparently by forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
  • Trump goes after leading Democrat in Georgia race

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    Ossoff, 30, had $8.3 million in contributions compared to $717,500 for Republican Bob Gray . Polls now indicate that a runoff is the most likely outcome, but pollsters were also quick to point out special elections are notoriously difficult to model because it's hard to predict voter turnout.
  • Turkey referendum flawed and one-sided, say European observers

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    While supporters claim the new system will stabilize a government that faces growing internal and external threats, detractors say it will effectively give the Middle East yet another authoritarian leader. The relationship has soured ever since. "We should offer Turkey a thematic partnership, for example on the fight against terrorism, migration and economic policy, as well as student and cultural exchange".
  • PM Modi's view on triple talaq echoed sentiments of Muslim women BJP

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    In October previous year, when he addressed a rally in Uttar Pradesh, Modi said he opposed the triple talaq practice among Muslims and in the same breath he condemned the prevalence of female foeticide in Hindu society. Amit Shah said he would like his party to win in leftist states like West Bengal, Kerala, and Tripura, too, besides stand-alone states like Odisha.
  • Pence visits Korean Demilitarized Zone

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    The regime followed that - according to USA and South Korean officials - with an attempted missile test Sunday from the eastern port of Sinpo. The center is first to detect whenever North Korea launches a missile. The failed launch from North Korea's east coast, ignoring repeated admonitions from major ally China, came a day after North Korea held a grand military parade in its capital, marking the birth anniversary of the state founder, displaying what appeared to be new long-range ballistic ...
  • Trump to North Korean leader: 'Got to behave'

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    Amid speculation that Pyongyang may attempt another nuclear test in the coming days, Trump also signalled that China could receive a better trade situation with the United States if it was constructive in dealing with the North Korean regime.
  • South Korea: North Korea Tests Missile But Fails

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    The USS Carl Vinson, an American aircraft carrier, is moving toward the waters near the Korean Peninsula, and Donald Trump is even talking about the possibility of a military attack on North Korea, saying that "all options are on the table".
  • Schar wins wheelchair women at Boston Marathon

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    Hayle gave Ethiopia its first-ever sweep past year when he pulled away from countryman and two-time champion (2013, 2015) Lelisa Desisa with about a mile to go to join Baysa on the victory stand. From the American perspective, perhaps the most exciting performance of the event was Jordan Hasay, who placed third overall in her first marathon ever, running 2:23:00.
  • Narrow win for 'Yes' camp in Turkish referendum

    Narrow win for 'Yes' camp in Turkish referendum

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    But the narrowness of his victory could have the opposite effect: adding to volatility in a country that has lately survived an attempted coup, attacks by Islamists, a Kurdish insurgency, civil unrest and war across its Syrian border. Opponents fear the changes will lead to autocratic one-man rule, ensuring that 63-year-old Mr Erdogan, who has been accused of repressing rights and freedoms, could govern until 2029 with few checks and balances.