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Ram Manikkalingam, third right, president of the Verification Commission for disarmament of ETA, the Basque separatist group, poses for the media with French Mayor of Bayonne Jean-Rene Etchegaray, right, and other members of the Verification Commission ahead of announcing that ETA handed over its arms in Bayonne, southwestern France, Saturday, April 8, 2017.
  • Policeman slain in London attack gets Parliament honor

    Policeman slain in London attack gets Parliament honor

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    Palmer, leaving behind a wife and a five-year-old daughter, will be given a full police funeral, a service which will see up to 2,000 Metropolitan Police Service officers patrolling and in ceremonial roles. The policeman's coffin was taken through Old Palace Yard on Sunday afternoon, near where he was stabbed to death as he tackled a man who had just driven into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge.
  • Trump to sell attack planes to Nigeria for Boko Haram fight

    Trump to sell attack planes to Nigeria for Boko Haram fight

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    An official says that, under the arrangement, Nigeria will purchase up to 12 Embraer A-29 Super Tucano aircraft with sophisticated targeting gear for almost $600 million. "It's hard to argue that any country in Africa is more important than Nigeria for the geopolitical and other strategic interests of the US", J. President Donald Trump's administration is pushing forward with plans to sell up to a dozen aircraft to Nigeria's air force for the fight against the extremist group Boko Haram, a ...
  • South Korea, China agree to take strong measures against North Korea

    South Korea, China agree to take strong measures against North Korea

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    The Chinese official is expected to express Beijing's opposition to the recent installation of a U.S. missile system in South Korea. "We have been very clear that our objective is a denuclearized Korean Peninsula", he explained Sunday, "We have no objective to change the regime in North Korea; that is not our objective".
  • Lenin Moreno claims victory in Ecuador's presidential election

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    Although Correa's birthday is on April 6, he was given a early cake, as winning Vice-Presidencial candidate Jorge Glas chuckles next to him. Lasso demanded a recount as his supporters protested. On Monday, he appeared alongside Moreno at changing of the guard ceremony at the presidential palace. With Correa departtung after 10 years of consecutive rule and a number of social gains made under the Citizens' Revolution .
  • Gorsuch a win for Trump and GOP establishment

    Gorsuch a win for Trump and GOP establishment

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    Neil McGill Gorsuch of Colorado won Senate confirmation Friday as the 113th justice of the Supreme Court, completing a 419-day odyssey that stretched from the death of Justice Antonin Scalia and the denial of President Obama's nominee to a Senate rules change known as the " nuclear option ".
  • Yankees' Pineda perfect through 6 innings in home opener

    Yankees' Pineda perfect through 6 innings in home opener

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    Using a sweeping slider and a well-spotted fastball to maximum effect, Pineda set down the first 20 Rays batters - half of them on strikeouts - on a 76-degree day. "Prior to getting the call to head to the 'Big Apple", Montgomery previously made one start for the club's Advanced Single-A affiliate en route to allowing three hits and one unearned run across five innings of work.
  • Boris Johnson cans trip to Moscow over Syria

    Boris Johnson cans trip to Moscow over Syria

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    In the immediate aftermath of the attack, Moscow said it plans to buttress Syria's air forces, the Times reports , and announced that it would suspend an agreement between the USA and Russian Federation, meant to minimize the possibility of in-air collisions.
  • Cook County judge shot to death on Chicago's south side

    Cook County judge shot to death on Chicago's south side

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    Detectives working the case don't know if the judge's job had anything to do with his shooting, police reportedly said, and Myles may have been a victim of attempted robbery. Chicago saw 762 homicides a year ago. Navarro said authorities would use "every resource" to find the suspect. Timothy Evans, the circuit court's chief judge, eulogized Myles' "wealth of experience in law and extensive service to the community".
  • Air strikes kill at least 18 in northwestern Syria

    Air strikes kill at least 18 in northwestern Syria

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    Meanwhile, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has accused Moscow of being responsible "in proxy" for the civilian deaths in the attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun. Their comments came as Tillerson was making the Trump administration's first official trip this week to Russian Federation, a staunch Assad ally. A town in Syria, which was hit by a chemical attack earlier this week, was once again targeted by new airstrikes.