• Hillary Clinton: Misogyny played role in election loss
Hillary Clinton: Misogyny played role in election loss

During her tenure at the State Department and her presidential campaign, Clinton, 69, advocated for more aggressive action to deter Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and said the USA should implement a no-fly zone, the CBS News reported. Clinton singled out the Russian hacking that led to Wikileaks' release of Democratic National Convention leader...

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  • EU Leaders Must Hold Emergency Meeting if Greek Talks Fail, Says Tsipras
EU Leaders Must Hold Emergency Meeting if Greek Talks Fail, Says Tsipras

Greece has struck a deal with its creditors on reforms the country must carry out in exchange for continuing to receive money from its €86bn bailout programme. Despite projections for growth, the Greek economy actually stalled in 2016 and recent data shows that after some stabilisation, it has begun to falter again amid uncertainty triggered by th...

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  • RK Nagar polls: OPS faction uses Jayalalithaa's coffin replica as campaign prop
RK Nagar polls: OPS faction uses Jayalalithaa's coffin replica as campaign prop

O. Panneerselvam-led AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) faction has also filed complaints against the Dinakaran's camp. "The two leaves symbol was already there in the website". Reiterating that the case has been filed at the instance of Dhinakaran in order to defame Panneerselvam, the petitioners said they were not at the place on April 6, as menti...

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  • United States 'concerned' about Hungary's university law
United States 'concerned' about Hungary's university law

This was the second large-scale demonstration in Budapest in as many weeks - with protesters turning out en masse to challenge recent amendments to the national law on higher education that have been adopted by the Hungarian parliament .

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  • Opposition to challenge votes on expanding Erdogan's powers
Opposition to challenge votes on expanding Erdogan's powers

The country's pro-Kurdish party said it may take the case to the European Court of Human Rights if the electoral board does not reverse his decision and nullify the ballots lacking the official stamps. The referendum campaign was marred by allegations that Erdogan abused his office to harass political opponents and loosen ballot validity rules ...

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  • ISIS Lost Majority of Territory it Had Seized in Iraq
ISIS Lost Majority of Territory it Had Seized in Iraq

Iraqi forces liberated the western cities of Fallujah and Ramadi in June and December respectively past year and the central city of Tikrit in March 2015. "The biggest challenge they face is the civilians". The federal police said in a statement on Tuesday they have been reinforcing their positions in Western Mosul in preparation for a push...

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  • Iraqi government: IS downs army helicopter over Mosul
Iraqi government: IS downs army helicopter over Mosul

We weren't able to get them down and they have been there for two days", he told Reuters on condition of anonymity. Thousands of families have attempted to escape the Islamic State-held areas at night, but some are captured and killed by the group, residents added.

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  • Immigration arrests at the Mexican border plummet to a 17-year low
Immigration arrests at the Mexican border plummet to a 17-year low

If the muddle is successful, it would mean Trump could add some border fencing and technology , and then claim victory for creating his wall without actually building the new structure he promised . In rugged or less-traveled areas where fencing or a solid wall are impractical, technology such as advanced detection and surveillance systems, t...

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  • South Korea: North Korea missile test ends in failure
South Korea: North Korea missile test ends in failure

Tension had escalated sharply in the region amid concerns that the reclusive North may soon conduct a sixth nuclear test or a ballistic missile test launch timed with the April 15 anniversary it calls the "Day of the Sun". It was the first time North Korea had shown the missiles, which have a range of more than 1,000 kilometres, at a military par...

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  • Rouhani, hard line rival register for Iran elections
Rouhani, hard line rival register for Iran elections

Democracy and democratic elections are attainable by reference to the people's vote and respect to the law, he told reporters. However, Ahmadinejad said Wednesday that the Supreme Leader never barred him from rerunning for the presidency.

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  • North Korean official says will continue missile tests
North Korean official says will continue missile tests

North Korea revealed a special fighting force during a weekend military parade. Its latest missile test on Sunday failed a few seconds after launch. "President Trump has made it clear that the patience of the United States and our allies in this region has run out", Pence said.

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  • As Chelsea wobble, can Spurs surge to Premier League title?
As Chelsea wobble, can Spurs surge to Premier League title?

Antonio Conte has not had to deal with defeat often in an outstanding first season as Chelsea manager - and none carrying the significance of the loss at Manchester United. The centre-back refuses to panic just yet, though, and wants Chelsea to show what they are made of in this weekend's FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham.

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  • Teenager Dies After Being Attacked By Shark In WA
Teenager Dies After Being Attacked By Shark In WA

The teenager was believed to have lost one of her legs in the attack, Seven News reported . Trump supporters and opponents clash at protest At least 14 people were arrested after opponents of President Donald Trump and supporters clashed at a march in California.

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  • Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea
Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea

In Seoul , South Korea's presidential office convened a national security council meeting to examine security postures. The national security adviser said the latest failed test "fits into a pattern of provocative and destabilizing and threatening behavior on the part of the North Korean regime".

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  • Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing
Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing

Fourteen people were killed and more than 50 wounded when Kyrgyz-born Russian Akbarzhon Jalilov detonated the device. The video shows police removing a gun from the suspect's possession, before he is marched away. Eight others had been arrested in connection with the attack not long after the incident took place, authorities said. In 2010, two fe...

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  • Russia, Iran army chiefs vow to continue Syria fight
Russia, Iran army chiefs vow to continue Syria fight

Syrian residents of Khan Sheikhun protest a suspected chemical weapons attack on their town on April 7, 2017. It could be that Russian Federation has been incompetent in its efforts to remove the chemical weapons. Tillerson said the bombing was a "proportional" and "targeted" strike strictly in response to the Assad's use of chemical weapons attack...

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  • Trump officials say no new U.S. focus on ousting Syria's Assad
Trump officials say no new U.S. focus on ousting Syria's Assad

Russian Federation had its own military personnel at the Syrian military airport that the USA struck with cruise missiles. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has pledged its continuing support for Damascus in the ongoing crisis in the Arab country.

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  • Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94
Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

U.S. commander in Afghanistan General John Nicholson said on Friday that military needs, and not political reasons, were considered in using the bomb. But former President Hamid Karzai accused the United States of using Afghanistan as "a testing ground for new and unsafe weapons". So far Afghan officials say "Twenty-two bodies were found in one...

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  • Italy plucks 2000 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea
Italy plucks 2000 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea

There are also cases of kidnapping on the way to their destination, when they are held for ransom and then sold in Libya on the slave market - these human beings are thus treated as commodities. The IOM said in a statement that its employees in Libya and Niger were able to collect "shocking" witnesses of migrants who spoke about the existence o...

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  • Mass evacuation in Syria to proceed after deadly blast
Mass evacuation in Syria to proceed after deadly blast

No one claimed responsibility for the attack. The evacuations were being conducted in accordance with the Four Towns Agreement covering Foah, Kefraya, Madaya and Zabadani, said Dujarric. It added that the Saturday bombing complemented the United States attack on the Shayrat Airfield in Homs Province with a barrage of 59 Tomahawk missiles on April...

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