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Over million take to streets in London to demand second Brexit referendum

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The Sunday Times claimed 11 Cabinet ministers wanted Mrs May to make way for someone else and that Mr Lidington was in line to take over the helm. The march comes a day after the Guardian published leaked government plans for a no deal Brexit , plans which highlighted the chaos which crashing out of the European Union would cause in the United Kingdom. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan says Ardern's response to attack an example to world

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But Erdogan himself has sparked outrage overseas by screening excerpts of Tarrant's video at campaign rallies to denounce Islamophobia but also to shore up Islamic and nationalist sentiments before the March 31 local elections. "He has whipped up this kind of frenzy of Turkey is under attack and I'm the only one who can protect you". This is despite being Foreign Minister Winston Peters saying he had been assured the footage would not be played. Read More »

Voting underway in Thailand's first election since 2014 coup

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Abhisit told The Associated Press this past week that he would resign if his party won fewer than 100 seats in the House of Representatives. If correct, the projection would mean that Pheu Thai would not have enough votes to form a majority government in its hoped-for "democratic front" with other parties. Read More »

Backed SDF forces declare total territorial defeat of ISIS in Syria

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The world's most wanted man who has so far eluded capture, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has seen his "caliphate" crumble and its last shred of territory in Syria evaporate on Saturday (March 23). The Kurdish-led force and foreign intelligence have screened more than 60,000 people since January, around 10 percent of them jihadists turning themselves in. Read More »

South American leaders launch Prosur bloc to replace Unasur

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The meeting, whose implementation has aroused criticism and disagreement in all nations of the region, is attended by Argentina's President Mauricio Macri, Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro , Colombia's Ivan Duque , Chile's Sebastian Piñera, Ecuador's Lenin Moreno, Paraguay's Mario Abdo and Peru's Martin Viscarra. Read More »

Varadkar 'will work with whoever is PM' on Brexit

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His comments came amid reports of a cabinet coup to force Theresa May out of Number 10 in favour of a caretaker prime minister, which could be David Lidington. Despite the pressure she is facing to step down, May has survived two no-confidence votes in Parliament, the most recent being in January of this year. Read More »

Israel Once Again Opens Fire On Gaza Rally, Killing 2 Palestinians

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On the last day of the 40th session at the UN Geneva Office, the Council discussed the resolution against Israel submitted by Bahrain, Bolivia, Cuba, Pakistan, Senegal, Venezuela, Zimbabwe and Palestine. This indicates the Israeli systematic policy to target the medical personnel and obstruct their humanitarian work guaranteed with protection according to worldwide humanitarian law. Read More »

Suspect in Utrecht shooting admits guilt to judge: Prosecutors

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Prosecutors did not elaborate on the confession and said the gunman's motive remains under investigation. Tanis, a Utrecht resident of Turkish descent, was arrested hours after the shooting and is being held on charges including multiple murder or manslaughter with terrorist intent. Read More »

New Zealand Mourns with Prayer, One Week since Mosque Attack

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The slaughter of 50 people at Friday prayers in two Christchurch mosques on March 15 shocked the normally laid-back country and prompted global horror, heightened by the gunman's cold-blooded live streaming of the massacre. The prime minister's response to the mosque attack has included a swift denunciation of the incident as terrorism and a push to toughen the country's gun laws. Read More »

Boeing presents 737 MAX upgrades to USA airlines

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Although it will take months to determine the exact cause of both crashes, investigators in the Lion case have honed in on the MCAS automated anti-stalling system created to point the nose of the plane downward if it is in danger of stalling, or losing lift. Read More »

President Trump, "European Union Treats Us as Badly as China"

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer , who is leading the talks for Trump, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for meetings at the end of next week, and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will then come to Washington in April to continue the discussions, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday. Read More »

Theresa May resignation: PM calls emergency meeting at Chequers for 3pm

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Saturday's march will see protesters process from Park Lane to Parliament Square, where a rally will be held. Organizers claimed more than 1 million people attended. Student Sorcha Kirker, 27, was due to be joined by about 30 other students from the University of the Highlands and Islands. Writer and film-maker Graham Hughes, 40, from Liverpool, said Brexit was "the most stupid thing that any country has ever done to itself in the history of the world". Read More »

Man caught on camera kicking elderly woman in the Bronx arrested

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It was not clear what preceded the attack. Warning: Video of the attack, seen below, may be hard to watch for some viewers. The footage drew outrage, directed not just at the attack but at the witnesses filming on their cell phones who stood by and shouted instead of intervening. Read More »

Russian caught trying to smuggle drugged orangutan in suitcase

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The two-year old male orangutan appeared to have been drugged, officials said, and was detected during an X-ray security screening. Conservation official Ketut Catur Marbawa said Zhestkov was "prepared, like he was transporting a baby". Two live geckos and five lizards were also found in the passenger's luggage. He claimed his friend, who has since left Indonesia, convinced him he could bring the orang utan home as a pet. Read More »

Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

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Two hundred coaches from around Britain were booked to take people to London for the march. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is attending the protest during which is expected to address the public. Many of the "People's Vote" protesters echoed that sentiment. Organisers have arranged hundreds of coaches and even chartered a train to bring protesters from all corners of the country to the capital. Read More »

Hajin gunfight: 2 militants, local child slain; charred bodies recovered

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While one civilian was rescued Thursday evening, the other hostage - reportedly a minor - might have been killed during the operation, a police official said on condition of anonymity. In the Bandipore district, security personnel successfully eliminated a terrorist after fire was exchanged on Thursday in Mir Mohalla following a massive search operation launched by the Indian forces. Read More »

Facebook's pathetic excuse on the Christchurch terror video

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Within the first 24 hours of the attack, Facebook blocked 1.2 million uploads of the video, but said that its efforts were thwarted partly by "bad actors" who coordinated efforts to post the video. "We contacted Facebook at 2:29 p.m. Friday March 15 about the livestream", a spokeswoman for the New Zealand Police told ABC News. One experiment involves using audio-based technology to identify different formats of the same video. Read More »

USA backed Kurdish forces pronounce death of Islamic state in Syria

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Fighters from the SDF in the village of Baghouz as they push to rid the ISIS terrorists from all their territories . Brett McGurk, the former U.S. The SDF had earlier reportedly said they would declare the group defeated once a search for hidden mines and jihadist holdouts was complete. "The Coalition is not holding him nor do we know where he is", USA -led coalition spokesman Col. Read More »

Sporadic clashes break out in latest French 'yellow vest' protests

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However, the violence was limited compared with the rampage in Paris last Saturday, when more than 100 luxury shops, an exclusive restaurant, a bank and newspaper kiosks were wrecked, looted or set on fire. The weekly protests started in November over gas tax increases, but have evolved into anti-government demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron's policies. Read More »

Missouri River flooding causes water treatment issues in Kansas City

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Cost estimates indicate the flooding has caused more than $480 million in damage to homes, while businesses have suffered $300 million in damage. The dramatic flooding - which is already forecast to cost well over $1 billion in damages - is consistent with a big uptick in heavy rains over the last half-century: Between 1958 and 2012, the amount of rain in the heaviest rainfall events in the Midwest shot up by a whopping 37 percent , according to USA government scientists. Read More »

Harvard Faces Lawsuit from Enslaved Man's Descendant

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While enslaved in Columbia, South Carolina , Renty taught himself to read and later held secret Bible readings on the plantation, the suit says. Harvard spokesman Jonathan Swain responded Wednesday: "The University has not yet been served, and with that is in no position to comment on this lawsuit filing". Read More »

Rep. Pete King: 'Shameful' Dem Candidates Staying Away From AIPAC

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MoveOn chose to call on Democratic presidential candidates to boycott AIPAC's conference after more than 74 percent of its members expressed support for the move in an online survey. It also comes as freshman Democratic lawmakers are increasingly vocal and critical of the U.S. -Israel relationship. She said it follows years of changing conversation about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and a shifting tide to how progressives view AIPAC. Read More »

Macron says no-deal Brexit if British MPs reject May's plan again

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But her foreign minister, Heiko Maas of the junior coalition partner Social Democrats, said May's letter "only pushes the solution further down the road". 'History will judge you at this moment. "Our country deserves so much better than this". Earlier she met the Westminster leaders of the Opposition parties, including the DUP's Nigel Dodds. Read More »

Mozambique cyclone Idai death toll rises to 417

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The death toll from Cyclone Idai in Mozambique is likely to rise sharply, while hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans are now dependent on food aid. The Environmental Ministry in Mozambique said the situation is getting better but still critical. Read More »

Cruise ship off Norway issues mayday; begins evacuation

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The cruise ship Viking Sky lays at anchor in heavy seas, after it sent out a Mayday signal because of engine failure in windy conditions, near Hustadvika, off the west coast of Norway , Saturday March 23, 2019. MV Viking Sky is a Viking Ocean Cruises ship, which had its maiden voyage in 2017. The Norwegian government is considering building a giant ocean tunnel through a nearby mountain to improve safety. Read More »

Somalia attack kills five, including deputy minister - government

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Somali security forces were exchanging gunfire with at least five attackers and trying to rescue public servants trapped inside the Mogadishu building, which houses the ministries of labor and works, police Capt. Police confirmed the roadside bomb attack but said two civilians and one soldier had been killed by the blast while a local lawmaker from one of Somalia's federal states was injured. Read More »

Turkish President 'whipping up a frenzy' by showing mosque shooting video

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It called for countries with Muslim communities, minorities or migrants to refrain from "statements and practices that associate Islam with terror, extremism and threats" to society. On Friday, the tone was more conciliatory. Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu praised New Zealand authorities and their "sincere solidarity messages". Read More »

Six dead, 30 injured in China chemical plant blast Tribune Online

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Leaked chloroethylene came in contact with a fire source causing the explosion, authorities said in a February report that revealed the Chinese chemical firm responsible for the accident had concealed information and misled investigators. The six deaths are being reported by the South China Morning Post that also says that 188 firefighters tackled the fire in which 31 people were brought out alive. Read More »