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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticised for insensitive content in Election Rallies

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticised for insensitive content in Election Rallies

Ms Hassan said the police are looking to provide as much support to the people affected by the tragedy as they can. Tankian ended the post endorsing New Zealand as a "courageous and smart countr...

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Cat-loving French minister gets claws out for Britain

Cat-loving French minister gets claws out for Britain

Downing St. would not say how long a delay she plans to ask for. Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney said the United Kingdom would need to provide a "very persuasive plan" to go with any requests...

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Palestinian attacker kills Israeli soldier and rabbi in West Bank

Palestinian attacker kills Israeli soldier and rabbi in West Bank

Israel often demolishes homes of alleged Palestinian assailants or their families as a policy it says deters future attacks. The centrist Blue and White alliance criticized Netanyahu's camp for w...

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Cyclone Idai batters Zimbabwe, at least 24 people dead

Cyclone Idai batters Zimbabwe, at least 24 people dead

Cyclone Idai has affected more than 1.5 million people in the three southern African countries, according to the United Nations and government officials. The Meteorological Services Department has f...

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Turkish man escapes New Zealand mosque terror by seconds

Turkish man escapes New Zealand mosque terror by seconds

A survivor of the New Zealand attacks at two mosques recounted Saturday the moments in which he confronted one of the suspects in the attack. "When I came back in the mosque, I could see that ev...

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Investigators Find ‘Similarities’ Between Ethiopian and Lion Air Crashes, Official Says

Investigators Find ‘Similarities’ Between Ethiopian and Lion Air Crashes, Official Says

Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA ) to ground all MAX jets. Last week's Ethiopian crash sparked the concern of aviation authorities that there may be a design fault with the craft, wiping billi...

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10 mins before attack, New Zealand mosque attacker mailed manifesto to PM

10 mins before attack, New Zealand mosque attacker mailed manifesto to PM

The terror suspect appeared briefly in the Christchurch District Court on Saturday. When asked what he thought of the prime minister suggesting there should be a change in New Zealand's gun laws...

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New Zealand citizens open to gun reform after massacre

New Zealand citizens open to gun reform after massacre

The document provides the names of 44 men and four women, and so is missing the identities of two of the 50 victims confirmed as dead by police. Thousands paid tribute to the those killed in the mo...

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House approves measure calling for Mueller report to be made public

House approves measure calling for Mueller report to be made public

Special counsel Robert Mueller will be losing a top deputy, according to reports on Thursday, in another sign that the investigation might soon be ending. Additionally, it is still uncertain whether...

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'Everybody ran to save themselves' - Eye witnesses recount New Zealand Mosque attack

'Everybody ran to save themselves' - Eye witnesses recount New Zealand Mosque attack

Brenton Harrison Tarrant appeared in court Saturday morning amid strict security and showed no emotion when the judge read him one murder charge. Swedish YouTuber PewDiePie says he is "absolutely ...

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Brenton Tarrant: Christchurch shootings suspect said Trump is 'symbol of white supremacy'

Brenton Tarrant: Christchurch shootings suspect said Trump is 'symbol of white supremacy'

USA president Donald Trump said that his "warmest sympathy and best wishes goes out to the people of New Zealand after the awful massacre in the mosques,". Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusogl...

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Reputed Gambino crime boss shot and killed outside home in NY

Reputed Gambino crime boss shot and killed outside home in NY

Medics arrived at the scene and transported Cali to Staten Island University North, where he was pronounced dead. He said the shots were all the same volume, as if fired from the same gun. Chief of De...

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Christchurch attacker meant to continue rampage when arrested: PM Ardern

Christchurch attacker meant to continue rampage when arrested: PM Ardern

He is due back in court on April 5 and police said he was likely to face further charges . Of those killed in the worst peacetime mass shooting in New Zealand , 41 died at the Masjid Al Noor mo...

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Judge orders suspected New Zealand mosque shooter's face blurred in photos

Judge orders suspected New Zealand mosque shooter's face blurred in photos

Worshippers, possibly dead or wounded, lay on the floor, the video showed. During a second shooting at the Linwood Masjid Mosque, seven people were killed. Khokhur, 58, and husband Mehaboobbhai Kh...

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Nine missing after Christchurch mosque attacks

Nine missing after Christchurch mosque attacks

People hold up signs of support at a vigil in Aotea Square in support of the victims of the Christchurch mosque killings in Auckland, New Zealand , Saturday, March 16, 2019 . Police say that this ...

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European Union leaders urge clarity from Britain before Brexit delay

European Union leaders urge clarity from Britain before Brexit delay

EU Commissioner for the Republic of Ireland, Phil Hogan, who is also the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, said that the United Kingdom plan was "a political stunt, pure a...

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No need for worldwide investigators into Khashoggi murder, says Saudi Arabia

No need for worldwide investigators into Khashoggi murder, says Saudi Arabia

Al-Aiban told the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva that the Kingdom has taken all necessary measures in the case of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi . He told the council that mos...

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Trump vetoes lawmakers' measure against border wall

Trump vetoes lawmakers' measure against border wall

US President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency today (NZ time) to secure federal money for a border wall he promised as a candidate and considers a crucial priority for re-electio...

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Durban rescuers lend a hand to Mozambique as Cyclone Idai approaches

Durban rescuers lend a hand to Mozambique as Cyclone Idai approaches

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Storm Report South Africa reported that an overall RED alert was issued for Mozambique and red score by GDACS. In neighbouring Malawi, floods h...

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Beto O'Rourke announces that he is running for president in 2020

Beto O'Rourke announces that he is running for president in 2020

Then he added: "Is he insane or is that just how he acts?" "Still, there's a lot in O'Rourke's record we're wary of, most notably his comment during a Senate debate past year that it's a false choice ...

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Brexit agreement fails again, United Kingdom publishes 'no-deal' guidance

Brexit agreement fails again, United Kingdom publishes 'no-deal' guidance

THE British government says it has secured "legally binding changes" from the European Union to overcome a key stumbling block on the Brexit deal. On the eve of Tuesday's vote, May flew to the Fre...

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Trump questions O'Rourke's sanity over his hand gestures

Trump questions O'Rourke's sanity over his hand gestures

O'Rourke raised more than $80 million in his bid to oust Cruz. "I'm all ears. There's no sense in campaigning if you already know every single answer ... I think she is a very effective campaigner...

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Greta Thunberg: Swedish climate campaigner nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Greta Thunberg: Swedish climate campaigner nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Friday's strike is expected to be the biggest yet as evidence mounts of the climate emergency facing the planet. After Friday, some students plan to continue skipping school on Fridays until political...

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Frank Cali, Reputed Boss of Gambino Family, Shot Dead in NY

Frank Cali, Reputed Boss of Gambino Family, Shot Dead in NY

He was sentenced to life in prison and died of cancer in 2002. "The Gambino crime family during Castellano's reign was the largest criminal organization in the USA, with law enforcement estimating i...

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Kim Kardashian Tweets Support for Ending the Death Penalty

Kim Kardashian Tweets Support for Ending the Death Penalty

However, the death penalty has disproportionately affected people of color and the mentally ill. But the death penalty is expensive (US$5 billion in California since 1978) and one of every four deat...

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Compromise seeks to limit president's emergency declarations

Compromise seeks to limit president's emergency declarations

Pelosi and other House Democrats have argued that Trump's emergency declaration, which he is using as a way to spend more on barriers at the border than Congress has authorized, violates the Constitut...

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At least ten killed in deadly school shooting in Brazil

The identities of the victims and the alleged attackers - who were said to be former students at the school aged between 20 and 25 - have not yet been released. "I opened the gate to my house and I sa...

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Algeria: President Bouteflika finally promises to stand down

Algeria: President Bouteflika finally promises to stand down

The security forces have been mostly restrained during the demonstrations, a signal of the establishment's eroding willingness to keep the president in power through force. The conference should fin...

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USA grounding Boeing 737 Max 8, 9 after Ethiopia crash

USA grounding Boeing 737 Max 8, 9 after Ethiopia crash

Garneau said evidence about multiple Boeing 737 Max 8 flights suggests a worrying correlation between the Ethiopian Airlines crash and the tragedy in Indonesia less than five months ago. South...

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California to Halt the Death Penalty Reprieving 737 Death Row Inmates

California to Halt the Death Penalty Reprieving 737 Death Row Inmates

As for Newsom, highlighting the issue could elevate his national profile, but could also ignite a firestorm of protest by crime victim advocates, President Trump and others. "The intentional killing...

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Britain braces for make-or-break Brexit vote

Britain braces for make-or-break Brexit vote

The EU is unwilling to reopen the 585-page Brexit agreement, though it has offered what it says are legally binding promises that the backstop will not be permanent. John Whittingdale, a Brexit-suppor...

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With budget, Trump throws opening jab in next funding fight with Congress

With budget, Trump throws opening jab in next funding fight with Congress

The Republican president's budget requested US$20.8 billion (RM85 billion) for the Usda, a cut of US$3.6 billion, or 15 per cent, from the 2019 estimate, according to the proposed budget text. The T...

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Birmingham City fan jailed for assaulting Jack Grealish during Aston Villa match

Birmingham City fan jailed for assaulting Jack Grealish during Aston Villa match

Grealish showed no ill effects from the incident and went on to score the only goal in his side's 1-0 victory before leaping over the advertising hoarding to celebrate with the away supporters. " Wha...

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North Korea holds election as Kim vows to rebuild economy

North Korea holds election as Kim vows to rebuild economy

On Friday, the website of NPR posted a satellite image that the public broadcaster said showed intense activity around the North's Sanumdong site, where missiles and satellite-launching rockets ...

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Injured woman apologizes to Arizona zoo after jaguar attack

Injured woman apologizes to Arizona zoo after jaguar attack

Shawn Gilleland, a spokesman for Rural Metro Fire who rushed to the scene of the incident, revealed how the guest, "wanted to take a selfie or a picture of the animal, and she put her arm close en...

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