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Erdogan referred to the referendum as "the most democratic election. ever seen in any Western country" in a speech to supporters at the Presidential Palace in Ankara . The head of the electoral council, Sadi Guven, on Monday rejected the claim that these ballots could be fake, though they were not stamped by polling station officials.
  • Philippines' Duterte cancels visit to S. China Sea island after Beijing warning

    Philippines' Duterte cancels visit to S. China Sea island after Beijing warning

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    Philippines, which filed the arbitration case, requested China to accept the ruling a number of times but Beijing called the Philippines' claims of sovereignty in the South China Sea "baseless" and an "act of bad faith". His spokesmen and the military later insisted that he meant they should upgrade the facilities on about nine of the islands and outcroppings the Philippines already occupies.
  • Australia likely to start supplying uranium to India from this year

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    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's maiden visit to India is focused on re-energising the bilateral relationship between the two countries. Both Javadekar and Rudy recognised the quality of Australian education and instructed officials to support Australian universities and training providers to establish themselves in the Indian market, the statement said.
  • Wide manhunt on for the man who posted homicide video to Facebook

    Wide manhunt on for the man who posted homicide video to Facebook

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    Cleveland police chief Calvin Williams says authorities have already searched every location Stephens has been associated with in the Cleveland area. Williams said Stephens may be driving a newer model white Ford Fusion. Air force veteran Ms Lane said: "We had been in a relationship for several years".
  • Ousted S. Korean President indicted for corruption

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    Park was impeached late a year ago, officially stripped of power in March and has been in a detention facility near Seoul since being arrested last month on allegations that she colluded with a confidante to extort from businesses, take bribes and commit other wrongdoing.
  • Clashes in Caracas: thousands march in support of Capriles

    Clashes in Caracas: thousands march in support of Capriles

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    The district - home to many government offices - is a pro-Maduro bastion and the president's supporters were holding a "cultural, sporting and recreational rally" there. Capriles lost narrowly in the 2013 election that brought Maduro to the presidency after the death of Maduro's socialist mentor Hugo Chavez. Maduro's government says a USA -backed business elite is responsible for Venezuela's economic downturn and that it is trying to foment a coup to impose right-wing rule under the ...
  • Spicer apologizes for Hitler comments

    Spicer apologizes for Hitler comments

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    Spicer, when asked about the alliance between Russian Federation and Syria, contended that chemical weapons weren't used in World War II, adding that "you had someone as despicable as Hitler who didn't even sink to using chemical weapons". "I would ask obviously for folks' forgiveness", he added. The New York-based human and civil rights organization, which is named for Jewish German teenager Anne Frank who died in the Holocaust, blasted Spicer's Tuesday press briefing remarks as ...
  • Hillary Clinton apologized to Obama on election night

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    He noted "a whole list of reasons" why Clinton lost and suggested that she blamed other people-like Russian President Vladimir Putin and FBI Director James Comey-too much for her loss. When she'd spoken with Obama just a little bit earlier the outcome of the election wasn't final yet. Minutes after the Democratic Presidential candidate made the call to Trump, and suppressed "the anger that touched every nerve in her body", she rang Obama.
  • What we know about North Korea's failed missile launch

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    Earlier, after discovering "great chemistry" with Chinese President Xi Jinping over "the most handsome piece of chocolate cake" at Mar-a-Lago, Trump had confided, "I explained ... President Trump called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to congratulate him on "his recent referendum victory", the White House confirmed.
  • Melania Trump Hosts White House Easter Egg Roll, Reads to Children

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    The first lady's spokeswoman said she wanted to focus on the more traditional aspects of the longtime Easter Egg Roll. "We're right on track". During a brief speech on the White House's Truman Balcony, Trump thanked those in attendance and remarked how the tradition "began a long time ago" in 1878.