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As part of the deal, government forces are allowing thousands of rebels and civilians to leave two towns in southwest Syria: Madaya and Zabadani, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. "When the explosion happened, I hugged them both and we fell to the floor", she said by telephone from near Aleppo. "I didn't know what was happening, all I could hear was people crying and shouting", she said.
  • Bucks grab playoff series opener in Toronto

    Bucks grab playoff series opener in Toronto

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    None of his previous playoff showings, no matter how poor, are stopping him from turning it around in Game 2 or the postseason. Harden, who along with Westbrook is a front-runner for MVP, went to the bench after that and both teams cleared their benches soon after that.
  • On Easter, Pope condemns 'vile' Syrian attack

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    Normally, the pope doesn't give a homily during Easter Mass. In his Urbi et Orbi , Pope Francis prayed that Risen Lord would walk beside those who are marginalized who are victimized by old and new forms of slavery, stated an official release.
  • Theresa May announces June 8 as date for Britain's general elections

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    When asked who they thought would be the best prime minister, 50 percent of respondents in the YouGov poll said Theresa May and only 14 percent Corbyn. Explaining her change of heart on an early election, she said, "I have concluded the only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead is to hold this election".
  • North Korean missile test a damp squib

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    North Korea vowed a "merciless" response to any USA provocation. "If a war occurs, the result is a situation in which everybody loses and there can be no victor", he said during a joint press conference with his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault.
  • Initial investigation finds no evidence of Mashal committing blasphemy

    Initial investigation finds no evidence of Mashal committing blasphemy

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    Pakistani police opened a hate speech investigation involving two Muslim clerics on Sunday, April 16, after the killing of a university student over allegations that he had committed blasphemy. Responding to a question about the political affiliations of arrested suspects, the IGP said the police would only focus on the accused. 'Whatever he had to say, he would say it openly, but he didn't understand the environment he was living in, ' said one of Khan's teachers said, declining to be named.
  • Voters head to the polls for Georgia's crucial 6th District race

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    It's more likely that Ossoff, 30, will fall short of the 50 percent threshold, meaning that he'll face a Republican candidate in a June runoff to determine a victor. This has necessarily given Ossoff, as the only credible Democrat, a big lead in the polls while the big GOP field has splintered. Say NO", Trump wrote on Twitter Tuesday morning, adding in a subsequent post that "Republicans must get out today and VOTE in Georgia 6.
  • In Turkey Opposition party to demand annulation of referendum

    In Turkey Opposition party to demand annulation of referendum

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    His comments come a day after Turkish citizens voted to approve a constitutional change bill which was backed by the president and the AK Party government. The mission also stated that people forced to flee their homes in provinces affected by security threats faced difficulties registering, and some were not able to vote.
  • EC defers Anantnag bypoll to May 25

    EC defers Anantnag bypoll to May 25

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    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), Apr. 12: A semblance of normalcy returned to Kashmir Valley after two days of shutdown, which was called by separatist leaders in wake of killing of civilians in clashes with security forces during by-election.
  • Japan 'on high alert' after North Korea missile launch

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    Kim said that the rolling back of the hostile policy, meaning the military exercises, is the precondition to solving all the issues, and that they oppose the mixing of the two in a "freeze for freeze" negotiation. Bush and President Barack Obama's administrations, risks sending a risky message to United States allies and adversaries alike and sending the U.S. tumbling down a slippery slope.