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But there was controversy after the Supreme Election Board (YSK) made a last-minute decision to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an official stamp, which the opposition argues opened the way for fraud. In response, Turkey's prime minister, Binali Yildirim, has called on the opposition to respect the results of the vote. Erdogan made the comments in an interview with Al Jazeera that was broadcast on Wednesday, three days after he hailed a "Yes vote" in a referendum to amend ...
  • Anger after Russian Federation protects Syria at UN

    Anger after Russian Federation protects Syria at UN

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    Lavrov parried the accusations, noting that Moscow wants United Nations weapons investigators to probe not only Khan Sheikhun but also the Syrian air base that USA missiles hit in response. But any such expectations have crashed into reality amid the nasty back-and-forth over Syria and ongoing US investigations into Russia's alleged interference in America's USA presidential election.
  • The Upside of the Snap Election

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    Under Britain's winner-takes-all electoral system, the party which wins a majority of the 650 seats in the Westminster parliament forms a government and the party leader is formally appointed prime minister by the queen. If the election goes ahead, parliament would be dissolved on May 3 and the campaign would begin in earnest, just days after European Union leaders hold a special summit to agree a negotiating strategy for Brexit on April 29.
  • Trump Seems Confused About Who The Leader Of North Korea Is

    Trump Seems Confused About Who The Leader Of North Korea Is

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    The US has adopted a policy of "strategic patience" with North Korea. But the timing of the military exercises will have only added to the growing tensions in the area over North Korea's nuclear arsenal. "They've all been outplayed by this gentleman and we'll see what happens", Trump noted. In the proposed statement, council members expressed "their utmost concern" over North Korea's "highly destabilizing behavior" and again threatened to take "further significant measures".
  • UK party wants ban on burqa in public, Sharia outlawed

    UK party wants ban on burqa in public, Sharia outlawed

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    When challenged by the BBC presenter, Nuttall responded: "But you can see my face, I am not a security threat, I'm beyond that". 'Secondly there is integration. "If I can't do it, and other people can't do it, I don't see why we have a special interest case". Paul Nuttall is against Sharia Law but not Jewish courts...but says this is not an attack on Muslims.
  • Accused gunman in Fresno shooting spree charged in motel murder

    Accused gunman in Fresno shooting spree charged in motel murder

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    A man who authorities said fatally shot three men, apparently chosen at random, had posted on social media a dislike for white people and government officials, Fresno, California, police Chief Jerry Dyer said. "We got a black man killing white people". While hiding in the ravine, Muhammad practiced voodoo rituals, Dyer said. The chief said investigators don't believe Muhammad worked with anyone else in the attack, calling him "an individual that is filled with hate, filled with anger".
  • Trump pledges help for Turkey on Syria

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    Opposition parties have complained of a series of irregularities, particularly an electoral board decision to accept ballots without official stamps, as required by Turkish law. In an interview with CNN on Tuesday, Erdogan said Trump congratulated him on the outcome of the referendum. Trump also spoke to Erdogan in February, reports the Guardian.
  • May's Conservatives at 50 percent in poll, highest since 1991

    May's Conservatives at 50 percent in poll, highest since 1991

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    Currently, the Conservatives hold only one of Scotland's 59 seats in the British parliament. Some opinion polls have put Labour more than 20 points behind the Conservatives. The Prime Minister's spokesman said the Government was aiming to dissolve Parliament on 3 May, 25 working days before election day. Speaking to activists, Mr Corbyn, on his eighth campaign visit since the election was called last week, said: "We're calling time on this Tory government and we've got until June the 8th ...
  • IS death toll rises to 90 after huge USA bomb in Afghanistan

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    The US launched GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb in combat for the first time Thursday, hitting IS tunnel network in a remote, rugged area of eastern Nangarhar province. While the bomb has been described as one of the largest non-nuclear devices ever used, its destructive power, equivalent to 11 tonnes of TNT, pales in comparison with the relatively small atomic bombs dropped on Japan in 1945, which had blasts equivalent to between 15,000 and 20,000 tonnes of TNT.
  • Blair calls for voters to block May's plan

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    The Liberal Democrats climbed up 4 points to 11 percent. The Liberal Democrats, who were a distant fourth in the last election, reiterated their message that they were the only "decent opposition" to a government it says is pursuing a "hard Brexit", while the eurosceptic UK Independence Party said it would ban full veils worn by some Muslim women.
  • German nationalists elect top duo for general election

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    Germany's right-wing populist AfD held a party congress Saturday marred by a bitter power struggle five months before a general election and disruptions by thousands of leftist demonstrators. As the AfD campaigns for seats in the German parliament for the first time in September, a poll showed the risks of sidelining Petry. Despite earlier fears, by noon most of the left-wing rallies in Cologne were peaceful.