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Police arrest over 1000 FETO suspects across Turkey

Gulen denies any role in the coup attempt. Never miss a story again - sign up to our Telegram channel and we'll keep you up to speed! Following the failed coup, the Turkish government detained or dismissed more than 100,000 officials, judges, prosecutors, teachers, military and police officers for having links with Hizmet movement or for simply sympathizing with the ideas of Gulen, who until... [Full Article...]

U.S. moves its THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

U.S. moves its THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests Capitol - not an unsecured auditorium at the White House. "If it flies it will die, if it's flying against the Carl Vinson strike group". Harris called defending the US homeland his "top priority". He also said, "It's not like we learned some earth-shaking thing that's going to happen tomorrow". He said China opposes "war and unrest" on the Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

Stock markets rally with pro-business candidate ahead in French election

A Harris poll published late on Tuesday showed that more than 60 percent of French people believed that Le Pen had begun her campaign better than Macron with more than 40 percent considering Macron's restaurant celebration a mistake. I am the candidate for the French Presidency", she has accounted for 68% of all bets on the next French President market and 48% of stakes placed. France's far-ri... [Full Article...]

Russia's Chernova stripped of 2008 Olympic bronze for doping

Russia's Chernova stripped of 2008 Olympic bronze for doping For many competitors, years of hard work and determination go into competing in the Olympic Games, so you can understand the utter joy that this woman felt when she received the news she won a medal... However, he still has a relay bronze from the 2013 world championships and European gold and silver medals from 2010 and 2014 respectively. The re-testing programme is part of the IOC's efforts to... [Full Article...]

Presidential election could lead to rioting in French cities, intelligence agencies warn

Presidential election could lead to rioting in French cities, intelligence agencies warn The terror group took credit for the attack, though that claim is viewed skeptically by some authorities. Haim Korsia, the chief rabbi of France, also thanked security forces on Friday during an interview with the RCJ Jewish radio station. [Full Article...]

Trump administration drops support for border tax — NY Times

Trump administration drops support for border tax — NY Times House Republicans have tried to downplay the significance of the gap between the GOP leadership's proposal and the president's. Congressional leaders in Trump's own party said they are in no rush to move a tax bill, and the chairman of the House tax committee says he still sees the project as a year-long effort. [Full Article...]

Roadside bomb kills 9 people in northwest Pakistan

Roadside bomb kills 9 people in northwest Pakistan The vehicle was heading to Sadda from Godar. According to ISPR, the injured of the blast will be shifted to Peshawar . A statement from the Inter- Services Public Relations reported that it sent a plane and a helicopter to the area to take the wounded to hospitals. [Full Article...]

Trudeau defends supply management, wants 'fact' based trade talk with US

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who said he would be willing to renegotiate the agreement, told Bloomberg the USA exported about $413 million in dairy products to Canada past year - while just $83 million in Canadian products came into this country. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn Britain's labour leader promises more public holidays in vote pledge

He said the "irresponsible" comments showed the Labour leader was presiding over "very risky chaos" that would put the nation's security at risk. The latest odds for the General Election on June 8 have been revealed by Coral and Theresa May is now the favourite to be Prime Minister after the vote. [Full Article...]

No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya But the humiliation was unbearable", he told HRW. In light of recent reports about Chechnya's anti-gay kidnappings, torture and killings, Reveal revisits stories that expose what it's like to be gay in Russian Federation. Last week, we interviewed several victims of the purge who fled Chechnya for central Russian Federation. The Russian government has also refused to intervene, telling victi... [Full Article...]

Welsh electoral 'earthquake' of Tory gains suggested by poll

Welsh electoral 'earthquake' of Tory gains suggested by poll Plaid Cymru, the Welsh nationalists, were third on 13 percent with the Liberal Democrats on 8 percent and UKIP on 6 percent. More than 1,000 pollsters were interviewed and yet only 30 per cent indicated their intention to vote Labour , a decrease of three per cent since the start of 2017. [Full Article...]

Kerala minister draws ire for calling IAS officer 'mad'

Kerala minister draws ire for calling IAS officer 'mad' Even though the Speaker urged them not to hinder the Q&A session, the Opposition didn't pay heed to it. Angered by Mani's remarks, women plantation workers launched a protest on Sunday afternoon. Notwithstanding the public apology tendered by power minister M.M. Mani in connection with his alleged derogatory remarks against Pompilai Orumai, the CPM state leadership is keeping its fingers crossed... [Full Article...]

Britain urges N. Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive

Han warned that North Korea has a "powerful nuclear deterrent" in hand and "will not keep our arms crossed in the face of a USA pre-emptive strike". Kim was greeted Saturday with thunderous applause as he stepped into view on a large podium, clapping to acknowledge the thousands of soldiers and civilians taking part in the parade at Kim Il Sung Square. [Full Article...]

On Holocaust day, Netanyahu says its lessons guide him

On Holocaust day, Netanyahu says its lessons guide him On Monday morning, the Israeli government will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at Yad Vashem where names of Holocaust victims will be recited and a two-minute siren will be heard throughout Israel. At all times. In every situation. "If the powers in 1942 had acted against the death camps - and all that was needed was repeated bombing of the camps - had they acted then, they could have sa... [Full Article...]

US tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

US tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one The source added that Beijing is also not ruling out the beginning of May as a possible time for a test. Beijing is particularly miffed about recent comments from North Korea's vice-foreign minister Han Song-ryol, who told the BBC that missile tests will be conducted on a "weekly" basis . [Full Article...]

Boy, 12, arrested after driving 1300km solo

Boy, 12, arrested after driving 1300km solo A 12-year-old boy has been stopped by police after he attempted to drive across Australia on his own, getting nearly a third of the way there. Police are conducting further inquiries and no further details were available, a spokesman told AFP. [Full Article...]

May and Corbyn hit campaign trail as MPs back election

For Scotland's First Minister, Ms Nicola Sturgeon, the move was a "huge political miscalculation" that could help the Scottish National Party's (SNP's) efforts to hold an independence vote, reported Reuters. Calling for a mobilisation of voters to demand clear statements of candidates' positions on Brexit, and particularly whether they would refuse to support an exit that "that substantially dim... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation challenges United States to prove chemical attack in Syria

But the civil war in Syria has driven a wedge between Moscow and Washington, upending what many in Russian Federation hoped would be a transformation in relations, which reached a post-Cold War low under Trump's predecessor Barack Obama. Right now we're not getting along with Russian Federation at all. "Not everybody is happy about the progress that we ensured together with our Turkish and Ira... [Full Article...]

China Launches First Cargo Spacecraft Tianzhou-1

China Launches First Cargo Spacecraft Tianzhou-1 Long March-7 rocket and Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft are seen as they are transferred to a launching spot in Wenchang, Hainan province, China , April 17, 2017. Once that happens, we'll have two continuously-occupied space stations in Earth orbit, and that's when things should get really fun. The CSS will consist of three 20-tonne modules and be able to host up to six astronauts, with groups of... [Full Article...]

Pence praises moderate Islam in Indonesia

The message seems to be, Fealy says, that while US President Donald Trump might say one thing to a domestic audience, the administration provides a more reassuring version to an worldwide audience. Trump labeled the pact as "dumb", and tensions surfaced in a now-notorious phone call between Turnbull and Trump during the president's first weekend in office. [Full Article...]


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