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But Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairman of the CHP, told reporters Monday that the party would appeal to the European Court of Human Rights if the electoral body didn't void Sunday's referendum result. The referendum results cement a yearslong effort by Erdogan - who has served as President since 2014, following almost a decade as Prime Minister - to consolidate his position.
  • Syrian regime used Sarin or similar chemical agent in Idlib attack: watchdog

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    French intelligence services have pledged to release proof within days that Syrian government forces carried out a chemical weapons attack in the north west of the country earlier this month. Mattis spoke alongside Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. Two defense officials told CNN the Syrian military began moving its aircraft to the air base at Bassel Al-Assad International Airport shortly after the U.S.
  • Venezuelan opposition calls for more mass protests

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    That the protests are nothing more than opposition efforts to foment a coup to bring an end to socialism in Venezuela. In short, the opposition says Maduro has created a dictatorship in the last few years. The current wave of marches, the most sustained protests against Maduro since 2014, has sparked regular melees in which youths and National Guard troops exchange volleys of rocks and tear gas.
  • Polls Boost For Conservatives After Snap Election Announcement

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    Mr Corbyn promised he would not "play by the rules" if he won the election, but would take on the " cosy cartels that are hoarding this country's wealth for themselves". She added: "There is no question in my mind that the Tories will fight a very unpleasant campaign and the electorate's going to have to make a choice".
  • Queen Elizabeth celebrates 91st birthday

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    Asked if she was feeling well during a trip to Northern Ireland past year, she quipped "Well, I'm still alive", Reuters reported . During a visit to Northern Ireland in June, the Queen joked "I'm still alive". 16 - number of countries of which she is monarch - the United Kingdom and 15 Commonwealth realms. - April 18, 1980: Zimbabwe becomes independent from Britain, the last of its major colonies to break away.
  • Pence in Indonesia With Trade on Agenda

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    Pence arrived in Indonesia on Wednesday as part of an Asian tour. United States vice president Mike Pence said on Friday an attack in central Paris is the latest reminder terrorism can strike anywhere at anytime, and the USA would not relent in its efforts to end terrorism.
  • The euro is slipping ahead of the French elections

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    Typically, US presidents avoid speculation on overseas elections. Three suspects close to the attacker remain in custody, Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre of the Paris prosecutor's office said Saturday. In an interview , Le Pen called for a return to "real economies, not Wall Street economies, but rather factories and farmers". She is also a known critic of globalisation and Islam.
  • French campaigns halt prior to presidential vote

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    This was widely viewed as Trump offering some form of tacit support for Le Pen, who was politically exploiting the terror attack at the very moment Trump was suggesting it would help her campaign. A total of 119,773 French voters are registered in the United States, including 11,242 in Washington, 30 percent more than for the first round of the last presidential elections in 2012, according to the embassy.
  • US defense secretary says Syria dispersed warplanes, retains chemical weapons

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    The US, which suspected the Syrian regime was behind the attack, retaliated by bombing an airbase held by Assad's forces. On April 4, the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces claimed that 80 people were killed and 200 injured in a suspected chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun, putting the blame on the Syrian government.
  • Nastase's tirade forces suspension of Romania Fed Cup match

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    He was previously warned about his language by Umpire Jaume Campistol, of Spain. Romania star Simona Halep appealed to the crowd to calm down and the rubber was able to resume with Konta shrugging aside the upset to level the tie at 1-1 as she prevailed in straight sets 6-2, 6-3.
  • Activity Spotted at North Korea Nuclear Test Site: Volleyball

    Activity Spotted at North Korea Nuclear Test Site: Volleyball

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    Observers have been anticipating a sixth North Korean nuclear test for weeks, citing high levels of activity around North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear test site. The resolution, or sharpness, of the satellite images was such that the players looked quite small, with no discernible features. The report said the volleyball teams appeared to be "the normal six players on each side".
  • Trump to Sign Executive Order Reviewing Highly Skilled H-1B Visa Program

    Trump to Sign Executive Order Reviewing Highly Skilled H-1B Visa Program

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    The president on Tuesday signed a "Buy American, Hire American" executive order that is meant to protect American workers by enforcing immigration laws and cutting out unfair trade practices, which Hannity touted on his show. It also calls for a review and reform of the H-1B program for skilled workers. The president's America first motto doesn't match the reality of business practices that made him millions.