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We can pretend that Syria was not responsible in this bad crime. Now, Johnson has said: "Assad uses chemical weapons because they are not only terrible and indiscriminate". In his cable, President Putin stressed the continued stance of his country in support of the peaceful settlement to the crisis in Syria through the comprehensive national dialogue which aims at stopping the bloodshed and uniting all the Syrians in combating the worldwide forces of terrorism and extremism.
  • Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

    Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

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    Hundreds of Syrian civilians who have been under crippling siege left their homes on Wednesday as evacuations resumed after a weekend bombing killed dozens of others fleeing, almost 70 of them children. Since then, as many as 400,000 people are estimated to have been killed - and millions more displaced - as a result of the conflict, according to United Nations officials.
  • Ahmadinejad to run for president

    Ahmadinejad to run for president

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    Other close ally of Ahmadinejad, Esfandiar Rahim Mashie accompanies them. U.S. President Donald Trump, a staunch critic of the nuclear deal , could move to dismantle it, particularly if a hard-liner like Ahmadinejad is elected. The re-election of Ahmadinejad in 2009 sparked huge protests across the country as allegations spread of electoral fraud. Israel is staunchly opposed to Ahmadinejad, who questioned the scale of the Holocaust and called for Israel's destruction as he presided over a ...
  • US working with allies on NKorea: Pence

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    But Pence expressed impatience with the unwillingness of the regime to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. The issue at the core of the situation is North Korea's nuclear and missile programme which has progressed steadily through decades despite threats, pressures and various other actions by the USA and other countries.
  • 'US missile attack violated intl. conventions'

    'US missile attack violated intl. conventions'

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    Meanwhile, Russia and Iran, Assad's most influential supporters, have rallied around him. The Kremlin said Putin and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani had spoken on Sunday and agreed that "aggressive" usa actions against Syria were not permissible and violated global law.
  • General election needed to stop opposition parties 'frustrating' Brexit - May

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    Prime minister Theresa May surprised the nation yesterday morning (18 April) by announcing a snap general election on 8 June, saying it was the "only way to guarantee certainty and security" as Brexit negotiations continued. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faced down calls from some MPs at a Westminster meeting on Tuesday evening for the party to abstain in the hope of forcing Mrs May to call a vote of no confidence in her own government.
  • Russia's Putin congratulates Erdogan on Turkey referendum

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    They have been extended every three months since then. The emergency laws first went into effect in July of a year ago after a failed coup, which Erdogan blames on the followers of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Kempf said Tuesday that Turkey "needs a strong business partner in Europe that supports the further economic development of the country". Sunday's referendum focussed on a proposal to reinforce the powers of the Turkish president - a move that critics say may worsen the country's ...
  • ISIS denies suffering casualties from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

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    Afghan officials say 36 ISIL militants killed in Mother of all Bombs strikeAfghan officials say dozens of ISIL fighters were killed by the Pentagon's massive bombing. "This is the first time we have encountered an extensive obstacle to our progress that was constituted by I.E.D.s, the presence of tunnels and caves, and therefore this was the appropriate weapon to use at this time", Nicholson said during a press conference in Kabul , Afghanistan.
  • Germany hopes United Kingdom vote will bring 'clarity' to Brexit talks

    Germany hopes United Kingdom vote will bring 'clarity' to Brexit talks

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    MPs must approve decision to dissolve Parliament part-way through full term. She is hoping to win a stronger position in the House of Commons, where her Conservative Party has a small majority. May called on voters to throw their support behind her Conservative Party, adding that "every vote for the Conservatives will make me stronger" in Brexit talks.
  • Palestinians in Israeli prisons begin hunger strike

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    A spokesperson for Israel's Foreign Ministry said in a statement Monday that the prisoners were not political prisoners, but "convicted murderers and terrorists". Building new settlements in the occupied territories is considered a violation of global law. "It is to be emphasised that the [prison service] does not negotiate with prisoners", he said.
  • British Prime Minister Theresa May calls for snap election

    British Prime Minister Theresa May calls for snap election

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    May has told the House of Commons that holding a vote in June, rather than as scheduled in 2020, will give the country "certainty and stability" as it negotiates its departure from the European Union . Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said Wednesday: "We have an interest.in predictability and reliability, because we want to get this process done in the prescribed period of time and above all because we don't need upheaval in this negotiating process - either at the beginning or ...
  • Manchester United beat leaders Chelsea to open up EPL title race

    Manchester United beat leaders Chelsea to open up EPL title race

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    On top of that they got lucky with both goals for different reasons (if the referee has missed Herrera's hand ball in the build-up to the opening goal, the officials helping him surely must have seen it) and our lads had something of an off day as a group, not helped by Thibaut Courtois and Marcos Alonso being unavailable.