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by | April 25, 2017 | 14:16

Bozdag said all decisions on electoral issues, including complaints and fraud allegations, are in the purview of Turkey's electoral board. In this Monday, April 3, 2017 photo, a member of security for Erdogan stands guard following a speech at a rally in his hometown Black Sea city of Rize, Turkey, backdropped by banners showing modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, left, and Turkey's current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:15

But under the timetable for the proposed general election, Parliament will be dissolved on May 3 which means there would be no House of Commons for the new MP to be elected to. Brexit has divided both of Britain's main political parties, but Labour is also struggling under Corbyn's leadership, with 172 of his 229 MPs a year ago trying unsuccessfully to oust him.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:12

The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a monitoring group which tracks violence using sources on the ground, said three YPG fighters had been killed in the strikes. PKK - listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the USA, and European Union - resumed its armed campaign against Turkey in July 2015 and since then has been responsible for the deaths of approximately 1,200 security personnel and civilians, including women and children.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:09

South Korean and USA officials have feared for some time that a sixth North Korean nuclear test could be imminent and speculation has grown that this, or another missile test, could coincide with the 85th anniversary of the foundation of North Korea's army, which falls on Tuesday.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:08

The visual shows the rapper spitting bars on London's Westminster Bridge, the site of a March 22 terror attack. Only one day after Theresa May calls for a snap general election, Nicki Minaj releases the video to single 'No Frauds' where she's pictured outside the Houses of Parliament.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:02

Theresa May's decision last week to call a snap election was a gamble, though not for the reasons that usually lead politicians to avoid unnecessary appointments with voters. Meanwhile, with a call for a second referendum on the terms of the Brexit deal, the pro-EU Liberal Democrats are targeting seats held by both main parties in districts that voted to stay in the bloc previous year.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:01

The suspect was identified as Damarius Butts, 19. In the next moment, a tall man in a light colored shirt runs by, pursued by the two Seattle police officers. Kang was one of five officers nominated in January 2016 for the Seattle Police Foundation's Lifesaving award after they worked to save the life of an attempted auto thief who allegedly an officer by throwing knives.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:00

Bash referred to Trump's joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday, where the USA president stated while Iran may formally be complying with the nuclear deal, "they are not living up to the spirit of the agreement".

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:57

Fulmer (2-1) allowed two runs on four hits in seven innings, striking out seven. Signed by the Twins in October 2009 out of San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic, the infielder has now become Minnesota's everyday third baseman to begin the 2017 season after dabbling at multiple positions.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:42

In a news briefing, Secretary Mattis told the press that "We'll engage with Russian Federation diplomatically..." "For example, any weapons being funneled here from a foreign country would be a violation of worldwide law unless they're coming through the government of Afghanistan for the Afghan forces, and so that would have to be dealt with as a violation of global law".

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:36

The confirmation of additional deaths came just hours after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was apparently hit with items thrown by opponents on Tuesday. It is also furious over moves to limit the powers of the legislature and ban senior opposition leader Henrique Capriles from politics. He rejected "the criminal habits" of Maduro, most specifically the order to fire tear gas at protesters from a helicopter.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:33

Residents and their supporters railed against any cuts at EPA and demanded action to ensure those affected by the lead crisis are made whole as they prepared Wednesday for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's visit. "But we haven't heard anything that we should be excited about". EPA spokesman J.P. Freire told CNN in an email: "Forget about the politics". As for any plans to close the Chicago office, Robert Kaplan, the EPA's acting Region 5 administrator, called the reports "not true" and ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:33

It has put us in the situation we are now in". Having repeatedly denied that she would call an election, May is now also poised to announce a raft of policy proposals more commonly associated with the left-leaning Labor party, according to the Sunday Times.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:28

She told reporters today "The ball is in their court". US Ambassador Nikki Haley has a message for North Korea: "We're not trying to pick a fight so don't try and give us one". One diplomat said it was unlikely the Security Council would be able to resolve differences on the statement. "The members of the Security Council stressed that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's illegal ballistic-missile activities are contributing to its development of nuclear-weapons delivery systems and ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:11

Morgan said the flight attendant was "violent" when taking the metal stroller from the woman and almost hit the baby with the stroller. On the video, the crying woman can be heard asking for her stroller. The circumstances of the American Airlines case are not clear. "We have seen the video and have already started an investigation to obtain the facts".

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:08

Note the words "tax reduction" in Trump's tweet . Trump plans to make a major announcement on tax policy on Wednesday. "The process has begun long ago, but it will formally begin on Wednesday", he said . Trump has pledged that the tax cut in total would be the largest in USA history, and his advisers have said that the economic growth it stimulates would make up for any shortfall in revenue.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:07

Police tried to find Akilov in February, but he had gone underground and was wanted by police, according to The New York Times . The driver ran away. Security services have said Akilov expressed sympathies with extremist organisations, including Islamic State, but that he had not been viewed as a militant threat.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:06

Prime Minister and AKP leader Binali Yildirim said Erdogan can rejoin the party he founded in 2001 once official results - expected before the end of the month - are announced. Demirdogen said by telephone from the police station in Istanbul where his client had been taken. Monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, who also listed numerous irregularities, said the board's move undermined important election safeguards.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:06

On Monday Falih said it was premature to talk about extending the cut. The world's major oil producing countries - including some non-OPEC states - struck a deal in November to cut production with the hope of ending the global glut that has kept prices depressed for over two years.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:03

The court directed Pragya Singh Thakur to furnish a bond of Rs 5 lakh and two sureties of the same amount. A Division Bench presided over by Justice Ranjit More and Justice Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi has heard the appeals moved by Sadhvi and Purohit.

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:52

Inspired by Trump, Prime Minister Turnbull has also pitched for "Australians First" and said Australian jobs should be for Australians. "I agree Australian jobs need to be protected and I get where they're coming from to bring skilled migrants into the country to fill shortage gaps, but maybe recognising their qualification once you bring them into the country as well so we can transfer qualifications from one country into the next".

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:48

The reason for his arrest was not immediately available. "Let me be very clear: The policy of strategic patience has ended", U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said . The ship began exercises Sunday with Japan, the Navy said. In recent weeks it has faced repeated calls from the U.S. to impose tougher financial sanctions that would hurt the regime in Pyongyang.

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:43

The carrier group was sent by Trump for exercises in waters off the Korean peninsula as a warning, amid growing fears North Korea could conduct another nuclear test soon in defiance of United Nations sanctions. "We call on (North Korea) to refrain from provocative, destabilizing actions and rhetoric, and to make the strategic choice to fulfill its worldwide obligations and commitments and return to serious talks".

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:42

North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink the American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, which is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean. Rodong Sinmun , the official newspaper of the North Korean government's Central Committee, said in an editorial the country is ready to illustrate its "military force" by sinking the "nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike".

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:37

Afghanistan's defense minister and army chief of staff resigned Monday after the deadliest Taliban attack on a military base, threatening to overshadow a visit by US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis as Washington looks to craft a new strategy for the country.

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:32

Trump's harder line comes amid growing questions about whether his aides and associates colluded with alleged Russian meddling in the United States election. His Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson , has also stated that the reign of the Assad regime "is coming to an end", a position that is a clear departure from President Trump's campaign pledges.

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:29

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has travelled to Iraq and Afghanistan to meet Australian troops ahead of Anzac Day and to assess Australia's contribution to the wars raging in both countries. For some veterans Anzac Day is a time to catch up with old friends, but Melbourne-based psychologist Tavis Watt says some just want to avoid it. Speaking in Afghanistan, Turnbull said that "Australian men and women [are] defending our values, defending our liberties, keeping us safe".

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:29

With only a slim majority in parliament, she hopes to strengthen her position ahead of complex Brexit negotiations. The parliamentary election comes less than a year after Britain voted to leave the European Union, and will likely be dominated by the political and economic upheaval spawned by Brexit.

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:27

North Korea has detained US citizen, Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk, officials said Sunday, April 23, 2017. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said in an interview on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday that a North Korean nuclear missile capable of striking the USA would be a "grave threat" and anticipated North Korea could achieve this capability before Trump would begin his second term.

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:20

Bashar al-Assad declared for RIA Novosti that UN failed to send any official to investigate the chemical weapon attack from Khan Sheikhoun and the United States are not allowing experts to travel to Syria because everything is a lie. The U.N.'s chief humanitarian adviser for Syria says aid agencies have been able to reach fewer besieged people with relief this year compared to the same period last year.

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:16

He said Kim had been detained by officials at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang as he was trying to leave North Korea. Tensions between the US and North Korea have heightened amid concerns about a possible pre-emptive strike by Washington against Pyongyang .

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:15

Netanyahu has reportedly not yet received a response from the Germans. Gabriel, now in Israel, said he had only learned of Netanyahu's threat from the media and noted it would be "inconceivable" for the German minister to cancel a meeting with the Israeli leader if the latter met with figures critical of the German government.

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:08

The Happy Days actress was found dead on Saturday in her mother-in-law's trailer in New Salisbury, Indiana. It also said that, while the results of toxicology tests are still pending, "no illegal narcotics were found at the residence". "I'm OK, a little shocked but not completely shocked that this happened", Baio said earlier on the radio program. In 1982, she was paired off with fellow " Happy Days " performer Scott Baio in the short-lived " Joanie Loves Chachi ".

by | April 25, 2017 | 11:53

RT, formerly known as Russia Today, told the Beast that it hopes the center-left candidate changes course and allows it access. In France, Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step toward the presidency on Sunday by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for the May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

by | April 25, 2017 | 11:36

Yonhap described Kim as a former professor at the Yanbian University of Science and Technology in Yanji, Jilin, China. North Korea's state media has yet to release reports on his detention. DPRK Today, another government website, claimed North Korea had an "invisible" nuclear submarine missile, and the weaponry to turn United States aircraft carriers, bombers and submarines into scrap iron.