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World News Kosovo PM Ramush Haradinaj orders probe into Turkey extraditions
Author: 0 Kosovo PM Ramush Haradinaj orders probe into Turkey extraditions

Turkish president's comments come after a delegation of Kurdish fighters in Syria met French President Emmanuel Macron. Turkish forces drove the YPG from the north-western Syrian town of Afrin almost two weeks ago and Mr Erdogan has said Ankara is preparing to extend operations along hundreds of miles of border, including areas where the American forces are deployed .

World News River Plate respond to shocking reports of child sex abuse
Author: 0 River Plate respond to shocking reports of child sex abuse

During the Five Days of Action, the Hunterdon County YMCA will hold events and have various materials available to help educate the public about child sexual abuse prevention. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Crisis Nursery is creating a garden of pinwheels to raise awareness. We wish their services were not necessary, as do they.

World News Trump to send military to Mexican border
Author: 0 Trump to send military to Mexican border

Trump made the remarks during a meeting with Baltic leaders, where he said he had discussed the matter with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. The U.S. and Mexico are now renegotiating the terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement and Trump says that Mexico's assistance with border security is going to be part of it.

World News Andhra special status: Chandrababu Naidu reaches Delhi, to meet politicos
Author: 0 Andhra special status: Chandrababu Naidu reaches Delhi, to meet politicos

The Telegu Desam Party quit the NDA and the government at the Centre last month after accusing the Modi government of "betraying" his state by failing to execute the promises made at the time of its bifurcation. Prime Minister Modi gad done the same in 2014 when he took over reins of NDA government trouncing the UPA and the congress . Meanwhile, TDP lawmakers have been protesting outside the Parliament, demanding SCS for Andhra Pradesh.

World News Liverpool's Mohamed Salah 'can beat anyone' on his day - VIrgil van Dijk
Author: 0 Liverpool's Mohamed Salah 'can beat anyone' on his day - VIrgil van Dijk

The attacker has been in superb form himself of late, scoring another crucial goal for the Reds away at Palace on Saturday lunchtime, meaning he now has 15 goals in all competitions this campaign. We are going to help him to score even more goals for us, we want to give him more assists so he can he achieve great things. "But any other season I think Mo Salah would be picking up that gong".

World News Easter egg hunt a big hit in Reading
Author: 0 Easter egg hunt a big hit in Reading

The charity's mascot Harry Bear also joined volunteers at the centre to collect the eggs. The Easter Egg Hunt was free and open to the public. Kids lined the field next to the church to fill up their baskets with as numerous 6,000 eggs as possible.

World News European flights facing disruption due to technical failure
Author: 0 European flights facing disruption due to technical failure

The actual air traffic systems of individual airports are not in jeopardy, Eurocontrol stressed, meaning air travel remains safe and unaffected. Eurocontrol , which runs the system, said that a technical problem means that as many as half a million passengers could be affected.

World News Saudi oil tanker hit in Houthi attack off Yemen
Author: 0 Saudi oil tanker hit in Houthi attack off Yemen

The attack resulted in some minor damage to the tanker which completed its navigational course north accompanied by the coalition naval ship. Since the beginning of Yemen's conflict in September 2014, more than 22 million people, three-quarters of the population, have been in dire need of humanitarian aid, placing Yemen in a catastrophic situation.

World News China imposes tariffs on 128 USA products in retaliation to Trump's measures
Author: 0 China imposes tariffs on 128 USA products in retaliation to Trump's measures

The appointment of John Bolton , a leading neo -con hawk as National Security Advisor who does not believe that the U.S. should recognise a One China policy will only add to this tension. This week, the Chinese authorities imposed customs duties to 128 United States goods and product groups ranging from frozen pork and wine to dried fruit and aluminum.

World News Putin meets Erdogan to start work on Turkey's first nuclear power plant
Author: 0 Putin meets Erdogan to start work on Turkey's first nuclear power plant

The two leaders jointly welcomed the new power plant project which will be constructed in the southern province of Mersin, Turkey's Hurriyet Daily News reported. "When all units are in operation, the nuclear plant will supply 10 percent of Turkey's electricity demand", Putin noted. The remaining 49 percent stake was originally planned to be divided between a Turkish consortium of three contracting conglomerates under the name Cengiz-Kolin-Kalyon (CKK).

World News Bharat Bandh: Protests hit transport, edu institutes
Author: 0 Bharat Bandh: Protests hit transport, edu institutes

In the wake of Dalit organisations' call for a nationwide strike ( Bharat bandh ) in protest against the alleged dilution of SC/ST Atrocities Act, the government has moved a review petition in the Supreme Court Of India on Monday. "We don't want to deprive anyone of the right to life and we make ourselves very clear that we are not against the Act or the complainants", a bench of Justices Adarsh Kumar Goel and U U Lalit said.

World News Myanmar agrees to UN Security Council visit
Author: 0 Myanmar agrees to UN Security Council visit

Almost seven lakh Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar's northern Rakhine state after a militant attack in August 2017 resulted in a violent crackdown by security forces. However, the marginalisation and abuse of Rohingya in Myanmar has a long history, which has not been tempered by the country's painful transition away from military rule to include civilian governance.

World News Lawyer sentenced to prison for lying to special counsel investigators
Author: 0 Lawyer sentenced to prison for lying to special counsel investigators

Zamel and Nader, who is cooperating with Mueller's probe, have "done some business together" and have an "arms' length" type of relationship, people familiar with the matter told the Journal . Van der Zwaan received a 30-day prison sentence as well as a $20,000 fine and two months probation. He allegedly lied to investigators about his last communications with Richard Gates, who was indicted in October with ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort over their consulting work in Ukraine.

World News K-pop doesn't mean Kim Jong-un pop, or does it?
Author: 0 K-pop doesn't mean Kim Jong-un pop, or does it?

A South Korean artistic group, with some pop legends and the famous girl band Red Velvet , arrived in Pyongyang over the weekend for two performances in the North Korean capital. "I had no idea I was able to keep the promise (to meet the North Korean artists again)", she said. Kim Yo Jong was featured in media reports worldwide that spotlighted her relaxed demeanor on her tour of South Korea during the Pyeongchang Olympics while Ri, a fashionable former singer, was compared with Chinese ...

World News MS Dhoni is an inspiration for life: Arjun Kapoor
Author: 0 MS Dhoni is an inspiration for life: Arjun Kapoor

Dhoni posted the image of him receiving the honor and dedicated it to the courageous Men and Women of the army. The former Indian cricket team captain was accompanied by wife Sakshi who proudly cheered as the award was handed over to him.

World News French rail workers begin nationwide strike
Author: 0 French rail workers begin nationwide strike

According to Reuters , the rail dispute centres around efforts to reform the state-run SNCF rail company. The unions appear weaker now, however, and are divided over their responses to Macron's many social and economic reforms. After an Easter holiday weekend, the SNCF was faced with one of the biggest strikes in years, with almost one in two staff off work. Macron wants to transform SNCF, which adds $3.69 billion (3 billion euros) of debt a year to a pile now running at $57.80 billion ...

World News Afghans bury civilians as United Nations probes air strike
Author: 0 Afghans bury civilians as United Nations probes air strike

Afghanistan's air force, backed by US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation coalition advisers, has accelerated ariel raids in the country in recent months to push the Taliban to the negotiating table, however, civilians have reportedly been killed in several incidents.

World News Mueller was authorized to investigate Paul Manafort's work for Ukraine
Author: 0 Mueller was authorized to investigate Paul Manafort's work for Ukraine

But a partially redacted memo included in court filings late Monday night revealed that Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein also gave Mueller clearance to pursue allegations that Manafort colluded with Russian Federation in 2016. Manafort has sought to have the case dismissed, arguing that the charges against him are outside of Mueller's authority. In releasing the heavily redacted memo, Mueller argued that Rosenstein "left no doubt that the conduct that forms the basis for the ...

World News Israel flip-flops on transfer of African migrants to western countries
Author: 0 Israel flip-flops on transfer of African migrants to western countries

Netanyahu's office said that legal obstacles and ensuing problems with the proposed third-country African destinations forced the government to amend its plans and come to an agreement under United Nations auspices. The planned mass deportation led to legal challenges in Israel, drew criticism from the United Nations and rights groups and triggered an emotional public debate among Israelis.

World News Russia says spy poisoning could be 'in interests' of UK govt
Author: 0 Russia says spy poisoning could be 'in interests' of UK govt

Moscow, which vehemently denies any involvement, has responded tit-for-tat. It has also published 14 questions about the investigation into the poisonings . "It may be beneficial to the British government, which found itself in an uncomfortable situation after not fulfilling promises to its electors over Brexit", he added.

World News Saudi crowned prince recognizes Israel
Author: 0 Saudi crowned prince recognizes Israel

When asked whether he believed that the Jewish people have a right to a nation-state in at least part of their ancestral homeland, he said: "I believe that each people, anywhere, has a right to live in their peaceful nation". Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia October 24, 2017. The Crown Prince explained how the triangle of evil exploit Islam, he said: "They are trying to promote the idea that our duty as ...

World News Notre Dame puts its stamp on thrilling women's college basketball season
Author: 0 Notre Dame puts its stamp on thrilling women's college basketball season

The 62-year-old McGraw, in her 31st season at Notre Dame , wrapped up a marvelous weekend for women's basketball by joining Tennessee's Pat Summitt, Connecticut's Geno Auriemma, Baylor's Kim Mulkey, Stanford's Tara VanDerveer and Southern California's Linda Sharp in an elite club of coaches with multiple national titles to their name.

World News Clear bags among measures in place at Parkland school
Author: 0 Clear bags among measures in place at Parkland school

The backpacks are part of new safety rules implemented after a gunman killed 17 people at the Parkland , Florida, high school in February. Not all students are fans of the change. Many MSD students returned to campus Monday feeling their attempt to strengthen gun control laws with the March For Our Lives rally were not fruitful.

World News Supreme Court Rules for Police Officer in Excessive Force Case
Author: 0 Supreme Court Rules for Police Officer in Excessive Force Case

Kisela had responded to reports that Hughes was in the street with a large knife "screaming and crying very loud"; when he arrived, he saw Hughes approaching another woman. Monday's ruling does not mean Kisela is off the legal hook in the civil suit filed by Hughes who, according to her attorney, suffered permanent injuries and has ongoing pain as well as emotional distress.

World News Vicente Fox calls Trump a 'spoiled child,' demands Americans 'stop him'
Author: 0 Vicente Fox calls Trump a 'spoiled child,' demands Americans 'stop him'

John Roberts reported that a group called " Pueblos Sin Fronteras " (People Without Borders) is moving a "caravan" of immigrants through Mexico , with the United States as their destination. The organized portions of the caravans usually don't proceed much farther north than the Gulf coast state of Veracruz. He argued that the U.S. should pass tough immigration laws.

Author: 0 Graham Thorpe backs 'hungry' Alastair Cook despite lean tour of New Zealand

England , humiliated when dismissed for 58 in the first innings in Auckland, had been in the driving seat in Christchurch after scoring 307 in their first innings and 352-9 declared in the second after New Zealand's first knock of 278. England had still looked in a strong position to get the win they required to stymie New Zealand's hopes of a first series triumph against them since 1999 when bad light also brought an early end to day three on Sunday.

World News 9 killed as Dalit protests turn violent across India
Author: 0 9 killed as Dalit protests turn violent across India

The street battles were sparked by a Supreme Court ruling that halted the immediate arrest of people accused of discriminating against the marginalized Dalits. However, the Chief Justice of India (CJI) declined to hear an urgent plea on the ruling to do with the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. By the end of 2016, about 90 percent of roughly 145,000 cases involving Dalits were still awaiting trial, government data from previous year showed.

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