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MALE (Reuters) – Maldives police arrested 25 people under a state of emergency, opposition legislators said on Saturday, after thousands of protesters gathered a day earlier to call for the detention of the president and release of opposition leaders. The tiny Indian Ocean archipelago, best known for its luxury hotels and dive resorts, imposed a
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Isaac Stone Fish, PRI.org Published 1:34 p.m. ET Feb. 17, 2018 Crosses and flowers hang from a fence under an overpass, at the edge of the crime scene, near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where students sought shelter after the Wednesday shooting at the school, in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 17, 2018.(Photo: Gerald Herbert, AP)
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SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) – At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damages from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday. The helicopter, which was carrying Mexico’s interior minister and the
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 in wake of earthquake At least 13 people were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damages from an earthquake crashed in a small town. Post to Facebook Posted! A link has
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CLOSE Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented on Monday, that the united states and it’s allies are destabilizing the world. Buzz60 Russia’s foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, speaks at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on Saturday.(Photo: Sven Hoppe, AP) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov dismissed U.S. charges of Russian meddling in U.S.elections as baseless “claptrap.” Lavrov, at a
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MUNICH (Reuters) – U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that public reports showed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was using chemical weapons and added that it was time for the international community to hold the government accountable. “Public accounts and photos clearly show that Assad’s chemical weapons use is continuing,” McMaster said
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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A state of emergency imposed by Ethiopia after the prime minister resigned will last six months, the defense minister said on Saturday. “There are still pockets of areas where violence is prevalent. The (ruling EPRDF coalition‘s) council were unanimous in their decision,” Siraj Fegessa told journalists. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the EU must not let ideological differences block co-operation over security matters after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May will say in a speech in Munich on Saturday, her office said. Britain says that the issue of security is too important to become entangled in the compromises of Brexit negotiations, and
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Mexico struck by massive 7.2-magnitude earthquake A massive earthquake hit Mexico Friday evening, leaving buildings shaking throughout the southern portion of the country. Post to Facebook Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. USA TODAY Published 6:53
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian Kurdish forces and a monitoring group said the Turkish military carried out a suspected gas attack that wounded six people in Syria’s Afrin region on Friday. There was no immediate comment from the Turkish military, which has previously denied accusations of hitting civilians in its Afrin operation. Birusk Hasaka, a spokesman
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CLOSE U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office said on Friday that a federal grand jury has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities accused of interfering with U.S. elections and political processes. USA TODAY FILE – In this file pool photo taken on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking
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FILE – In this file pool photo taken on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking during a meeting with the Russian athletes who will take part in the upcoming 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside in Moscow, Russia. The 65-year old Russian leader
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CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa faces “tough decisions” to boost economic growth after years of stagnation, new President Cyril Ramaphosa in a State of the Nation address on Friday a day after his inauguration. In a speech aimed at both global markets and the core supporters of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), the
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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s president rebuked the far-right deputy head of government on Friday for accusing the national broadcaster and one of its journalists of lying. Heinz-Christian Strache, who led the anti-Islam Freedom Party (FPO) to third place in last year’s parliamentary election and into government as a junior coalition partner, has for years accused
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Deutsche Welle Published 10:19 a.m. ET Feb. 16, 2018 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (not seen) attend their press conference in Ankara, Turkey, on Feb. 16, 2018.(Photo: Tumay Berkin, EPA) After weeks of tensions between the United States and Turkey, with the two NATO powers perilously close to fighting
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