• Government forces on the offensive in central Hama province

    Government forces on the offensive in central Hama province

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    The army was aided by Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias who had supported the over-stretched government forces, rebels say. The Free Syrian Army (FSA) has struck down a military aircraft in the northern Hama region Sunday. The attack by the jihadist rebels came just hours after the Syrian Arab Army seized the strategic town of Souran in the northern countryside of Hama.
  • Man steals over 100 phones at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

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    Indio police Sgt. Dan Marshall told the station that multiple festival-goers suddenly felt about 4.5 ounces lighter and quickly activated their Find My Phone feature, which provides the Global Positioning System location of the device. Some of the victims followed Reinaldo De Jesus Henao, 36 , through the venue, and he was quickly detained by security officers at the event, police said.
  • Macron and Le Pen neck-and-neck ahead of vote

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    France's current president, François Hollande, holds a brutally unpopular 4 percent approval rating. Le Pen sought to do so by hitting her party's trademark anti-EU, anti-immigration themes hard. "It is the European way of organization that is pushing people toward that", he said. French anti-corruption campaigners Anticor flagged concerns last month about discrepancies in Macron's disclosure of assets, but the public transparency watchdog said in response it had found no ...
  • Guatemala captures Mexican Ex-Governor wanted for corruption

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    Duarte, of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party ( PRI ), resigned a year ago before the end of his term and then went into hiding. The handcuffed Javier Duarte (C), former governor of the Mexican state of Veracruz, is escorted by police following his arrest in Panajache municipality, Solola departament, Guatemala, 150 km west of Guatemala City on April 15, 2017.
  • Turchia. Erdogan vince il referendum costituzionale. L'opposizione protesta

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    Dal punto di vista del Potere Esecutivo , dopo la vittoria del sì al referendum , il presidente Erdogan sostituirà il primo ministro, una figura politica che verrà eliminata. Erdogan vince un referendum costituzionale che rende diretta l'elezione del presidente della repubblica che ora può essere scelto dal popolo. Lo ha detto il presidente turco Recep Tayyip Erdogan , salutando la folla che lo ha accolto all'aeroporto di Ankara , al suo arrivo da Istanbul .
  • North Korea Decides Against Starting World War III, At Least Today

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    North Koreans offer flowers in front of a mural of late leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang , North Korea. Any US strike on North Korea could prompt retaliation against allies or US forces in South Korea or Japan. North Korea's vice foreign minister said the country's rumored next nuclear test would take place any time the leadership decides .
  • Trump praises policy progress at Easter Egg Roll

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    President Trump addressed the approximately 21,000 attendees from the Truman Balcony above the South Lawn, thanking his wife and noting she worked very hard on the event to make sure it is "just right". He, Melania and Barron also joined kids at a table to colour cards to send to US service members. Military bands, a pop-rock band and a family circus performed for the crowd.
  • US VP Pence arrives in Japan to focus on trade

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    North Korea regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the United States and it showed no let-up in its defiance after a failed missile test on Sunday, a day after putting on a huge display of missiles in Pyongyang. Pence's advisers said the vice president would make the case to Abe and Aso that the USA rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, under Trump did not signal a US withdrawal from trade and economic development in the region.
  • British scientists find sarin used in Syria, UN envoy says

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    Security Council. A joint investigation by the OPCW and the United Nations a year ago had also established that Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad's forces carried out at least two chemical attacks and that DAESH had used mustard gas as a weapon in the conflict that has ravaged Syria since 2011.