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Author: 0 United States threatens further strikes in Syria

Russian Federation announced it was pulling out of a pact with Washington to share information about warplane missions over Syria, where a US-led coalition is also waging airstrikes on IS State targets. "If we can achieve ceasefires in zones of stabilization in Syria, then I believe - we hope we will have the conditions to begin a useful political process", Tillerson said.

Author: 0 Jakarta election exposes deep political, religious divide

The campaign featured mass rallies led by a hardline Islamist movement, which has strengthened in recent years in a country long dominated by a moderate form of Islam. More than 60,000 military and police have been deployed across the city to ensure voting runs smoothly. Religious tensions have been an undercurrent in the campaign, with Purnama on trial for blasphemy over comments he made a year ago that many took to be insulting to Islam.

Author: 0 Conservative? Labour? Lib Dems? UKIP? Who would you vote for?

Theresa May has said a snap general election is necessary to prevent opposition parties at Westminster "frustrating" the Brexit process. Both The Times and The Daily Telegraph released information related to voting intentions and predictions for the next general election, at midnight.

Author: 0 UK Parliament expected to approve snap election

May is expected to put the mandate for Brexit at the heart of her election campaign but she was reluctant to elaborate on her plan beyond her formal document setting out her desire for more control over immigration, leaving the single market and removing the United Kingdom from the jurisdiction of the European courts.

Global News Japan says it must remain on alert over N. Korea
Author: 0 Japan says it must remain on alert over N. Korea

North Korea warned the United States on Saturday to end its "military hysteria" or face retaliation as a US aircraft carrier group steamed towards the region and the reclusive state marked the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father.

Author: 0 US tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

Last month, the council was united in strongly condemning the launch of three missiles and expressed serious concern over Pyongyang's "increasingly destabilizing behavior". She said that she wanted Pyongyang to see that the USA was not an aggressor. The attempt of the missile test was made amid the celebration of the anniversary of birth of North Korea's founding leader Kim Il-sung.

Author: 0 Pres. Trump visits Kenosha for order signing

Moreover, the EO says "in order to create higher wages and employment rates for workers in the United States, and to protect their economic interests, it shall be the policy of the executive branch to rigorously enforce and administer the laws governing entry into the United States of workers from overseas".

Global News UN court rejects Ukraine request to block rebel funding
Author: 0 UN court rejects Ukraine request to block rebel funding

Moscow has mobilized military forces along its border with Ukraine, but there has not been any direct connection between the Kremlin and the pro-Russia rebel groups fighting across the border. These include the shelling and bombing of civilians and the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, shot down by a Russian-made Buk-missile over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014.

Author: 0 Turkey's premier warns opposition against street protests

Hundreds of people queued and protested outside the Turkish election board's offices in Ankara and Istanbul to demand a controversial last-minute decision during Sunday's referendum to accept ballots without official stamps verifying them as genuine was overturned.

Author: 0 U.S. ambassador: Regime change in Syria is a priority for Trump administration

She said: "We do not see a peaceful Syria with Mr Assad in there". Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has demanded Russian Federation rein in Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, claiming that Moscow is "responsible for every civilian death" in last week's chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhun.

Author: 0 USS Carl Vinson was sent to Indian Ocean, not Korean Peninsula

White House officials said on Tuesday they were relying on guidance from the Defense Department. The photo, verified by the Navy, showed the Vinson passing through the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra on a heading south - not north to Korean waters.

Global News Soldier killed in Pakistan firing in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch
Author: 0 Soldier killed in Pakistan firing in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch

Police in India-administered Kashmir have launched investigations into the army for tying a man to a jeep allegedly as a "human shield" to deter stone-throwing protesters. One CRPF jawan showed great restraint by not retaliating with force which could have caused few more deaths in the Valley which is already simmering with violence.

Global News Egyptian Christians Cancel Easter Festivities in Mourning Over Palm Sunday Massacre
Author: 0 Egyptian Christians Cancel Easter Festivities in Mourning Over Palm Sunday Massacre

The move comes just days after President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi publicly criticized media coverage of the deadly suicide bombings in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria north of Cairo , which killed at least 45 and injured scores. A victim is seen on a stretcher after a bomb went off at a Coptic church in Tanta, Egypt , April 9, 2017 . Although Copts have faced attacks by Muslim neighbors, who have burnt their homes and churches in poor rural areas, in the past, the community has felt ...

Author: 0 UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

Parliament will vote Wednesday on holding a June 8 election. And he told MPs: "We welcome the opportunity of a general election because it gives the British people the chance to vote for a Labour government that will put the interests of the majority first.

Global News Nisar Khuhro hopes SC to give epic ruling on Panama
Author: 0 Nisar Khuhro hopes SC to give epic ruling on Panama

The court had agreed to investigate the family's wealth late a year ago after opposition leader Imran Khan threatened street protests. The verdict was reserved following the 26th hearing of the Panama Case in the Supreme Court since a new bench to hear the Case had been constituted after Justice Saqib Nisar took over as the 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan in December 2016.

Global News Posh Day at Palace: Victoria Beckham Gets Royal Recognition
Author: 0 Posh Day at Palace: Victoria Beckham Gets Royal Recognition

Victoria Beckham has received an OBE by the Duke of Cambridge. Last year, her label raked in £36.9m. Spice Girl Victoria Beckham celebrates her 41st birthday today! Just months after her husband David complained about being snubbed for a knighthood, the pop star-turned-designer was honoured for her contribution to fashion.

Author: 0 Australia scraps visa programme used largely by Indians, to introduce stricter rules

This restriction on foreign workers is in response to the Australian government's promise to roll back work visas granted to fast-food restaurants. On Tuesday, Malcolm Turnbull, Australian Prime Minister announced abolition of its visa program called 457 which allowed businesses to hie foreign workers for a period of up to four years.

Author: 0 Warburton to lead Lions for Gatland

This video surfaced past year when Furlong really announced himself on the Irish team, and we reckon we should send it on to New Zealand to strike absolute fear into their ranks ahead of the Lions Tour. "He's bounced back from a lot of things, he's a strong character". What strikes you straight between the eyes, though, is the number of Scots on the tour.

Global News Blue Jackets beat Pens to avoid the sweep
Author: 0 Blue Jackets beat Pens to avoid the sweep

The win on home ice extends the series to Game 5 at PPG Paints Arena , but how much of a chance does Columbus really have to win the next three games against the defending champion Penguins? Columbus still trails 3-1 in the competitive series, which shifts back to Pittsburgh for Game 5 on Thursday night.

Author: 0 'Mother of all bombs' killed 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials say

A statement released Friday through ISIS' media wing, Amaq News Agency, said none of the terror group's fighters were killed or injured. But that changed on Thursday, when the GBU-43 aka the "mother of all bombs" was dropped on a complex of underground tunnels and caves used by ISIS fighters in eastern Afghanistan, close to the country's border with Pakistan.

Global News Uma Bharti cancels her Ayodhya visit
Author: 0 Uma Bharti cancels her Ayodhya visit

Senior party leader and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, however, asserted that his party highly respected its leaders - veterans L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, along with Union Minister Uma Bharti and others - who are to be tried now.

Global News Trump says US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'
Author: 0 Trump says US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

Russian Federation made it clear it was unwilling to roll back its strategic alliance with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "There is a low level of trust between our two countries", Tillerson told reporters in Moscow. United States officials have suggested Russian forces may have colluded in the latest atrocity blamed on Assad s regime, and it remained unclear if Tillerson will be invited to meet Putin.

Author: 0 Israel troops open fire after attacker rams vehicle, injures man

The attack took place on Route 60 next to Gush Etzion junction. Medics from the Magen David Adom ambulance service treated the injured Israeli man, who suffered a head wound after being hit by the auto as it plowed into a bus. The TNB seems to have used a "legal loophole" to open its branch in Dahiat Al-Barid, which Israel considers a part of the West Bank, not East Jerusalem.

Global News Trump congratulates Patriots, doesn't mention Hernandez
Author: 0 Trump congratulates Patriots, doesn't mention Hernandez

Maybe. All right, thanks man. I'd rather not have you do that. Kraft said it was the team's "distinct honor" to celebrate the victory "with a very good friend". A team spokesman said the Patriots were aware of the reports of Hernandez's death but the club wasn't expected to comment. The Trump administration denies being misleading about a USA carrier strike group's push toward the Korean peninsula, saying it never gave an arrival date and that the ships still are on their way.

Global News North Korea Decides Against Starting World War III, At Least Today
Author: 0 North Korea Decides Against Starting World War III, At Least Today

Kim Jong-un, looking relaxed in a dark suit and laughing with aides, oversaw the festivities on the " Day of the Sun " at Pyongyang's main Kim Il-sung Square. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tweeted: "I strongly condemn the latest North Korean missile launch". On Saturday, the North Korean regime gave a huge show of strength with a parade of military hardware feared to have featured a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

Global News North Korea unveils new missiles during military parade
Author: 0 North Korea unveils new missiles during military parade

With the US Navy deployed near the Korean Peninsula, and experts speculating that Pyongyang was preparing another nuclear test, the tensions have been rising in recent days . Pyongyang has also expressed anger over the ongoing annual spring military exercises the USA holds with South Korea, which it considers a rehearsal for invasion.

Global News Voters in Indonesian Capital Choose Governor
Author: 0 Voters in Indonesian Capital Choose Governor

Baswedan, who is from a moderate Muslim background, capitalised on the backlash against Ahok by courting the support of conservative clerics and figures on the radical fringe who opposed electing a non-Muslim, AP noted. "Anies was largely the anti-Ahok candidate", Marcus Mietzner, an Indonesian politics expert at the Australian National University, said. But despite the high religious and racial tensions in the Jakarta governor race, they aren't the only reason Ahok is in trouble.

Global News Trump Congratulates Erdoğan on Referendum That Gave Him Vast New Powers
Author: 0 Trump Congratulates Erdoğan on Referendum That Gave Him Vast New Powers

President Trump congratulated Turkey on the nation's contentious referendum victory, a vote that will grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more power under a transformed constitution. Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump's call to Erdogan on Monday was focused primarily on the "shared interests as a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally and a partner there".

Global News Politics hasn't stopped the growth of Ivanka Inc
Author: 0 Politics hasn't stopped the growth of Ivanka Inc

In order to take on a role in her father's administration, Ivanka Trump resigned from managing her clothing and accessories company, although she still has stake in the business as owner. Ivanka's company said she did not sign off on the new trademark applications, adding that the trademarks are not " not necessarily an indication that the brand is planning to launch a category or a store in a specific territory ".

Author: 0 Sterling soars; stocks and US dollar off on geopolitical angst

For decades, Britain's prime ministers have held nearly unchallenged powers to call early elections, but critics say snap elections have mainly been used by British leaders to hold early votes when it benefited their own parties. May triggered a two-year countdown to Britain's exit from the European Union last month, and high-stakes negotiations to settle divorce terms and agree on a new relationship are expected to start within weeks.

Global News Anzac Day in our region
Author: 0 Anzac Day in our region

This year' services will be at the new war memorial and cenotaph at Beauty Park, Frankston. The community is invited to attend the service, followed by a gunfire breakfast and two-up at the RSL clubrooms. "Community groups and families are most welcome to lay wreaths at the 11am service". There will be a Dawn Service and Anzac Day Service held in Julia Creek.

Global News Australia abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians
Author: 0 Australia abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the migration programme "should only operate in our national interest". The US administration has said that with the new reforms to the H1-B visa programme, they will now employ a merit-based vetting system, which will only allow highly-skilled foreign workers to get through.

Author: 0 Mexican ex-governor accused of diverting money, is captured

Mexico's former Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte, left, is escorted by an agent of the local Interpol office inside a police auto as they arrive at Guatemala City, early Sunday, April 16, 2017. "That's why his capture is really important for Mexico's federal government because until now it seemed that they just let him slip through their fingers despite all these allegations swirling around him".

Global News India ruling party leaders face trial in 1992 mosque attack
Author: 0 India ruling party leaders face trial in 1992 mosque attack

A Bench of Justices PC Ghose and Rohinton F. Nariman transferred the Rae Bareilly case languishing in the Magistrate court and clubbed it with Lucknow case pending before a CBI Special Court. The probe agency also told the top court that the criminal conspiracy charges were dropped against 21 accused, including several BJP leaders, on technical grounds and added that the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court had upheld the lower court's order.