• US Asks Countries To Punish UN Troops For Sexual Abuse

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    Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recommended that peacekeepers accused of sexual abuse and exploitation be court martialed in the countries where the alleged incidents take place and said the U.N. United Nations peacekeepers were deployed to Haiti in 2004 when a rebellion led to the ouster and exile of then-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. It has suffered major natural disasters, including an quake in 2010 and Hurricane Matthew a year ago.
  • BJP to bring positive change in Indian politics: Amit Shah

    BJP to bring positive change in Indian politics: Amit Shah

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    The Prime Minister talked about social justice. Modi's observation came at his concluding remarks. "Not only for strengthening the party but we should also work for positive change in the country", the BJP chief said. During a discussion on a party resolution - that hailed as "historic" the Centre's move to add teeth to the backward commission - Modi intervened to suggest that contrary to perception, his government would not hesitate to empower Muslims through his pro-poor policies which ...
  • United Nations troops lured kids into Haiti sex ring — AP Investigation

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    None of the Sri Lankan peacekeepers was arrested for their crimes; rather, they were simply sent home. None was ever imprisoned. "The children were passed from soldier to soldier", Haley told the council. They interviewed only 25 soldiers out of more than 900 in the country and concluded that just two Sri Lankan corporals and one private had sex with two "young" victims.
  • Russia: 'Too Early Yet' to Know Whether Ties with US Will Improve

    Russia: 'Too Early Yet' to Know Whether Ties with US Will Improve

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    Trump had frequently called during the 2016 USA presidential election campaign for warmer ties with Putin, despite criticism from lawmakers in his own Republican Party. Tillerson reiterated Washington is "quite confident" that the recent chemical attack was planned and executed by Syrian government forces, which involved chlorine bombs and other chemical weapons on more than 50 occasions.
  • Erdogan wins Turkey referendum

    Erdogan wins Turkey referendum

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    Hundreds of demonstrators marched in a central neighbourhood, clanking pots and pans and chant. Unlike other protests and gatherings during the referendum campaign, no police were present on the streets. European leaders adopted a similar tone , with German Chancellor Angela Merkel cautioning that the "tight referendum result shows how deeply divided Turkish society is and that means a big responsibility for the Turkish leadership and for President Erdogan personally".
  • Man accused of Facebook-video murder found dead after chase

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    Update: A spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania State Police has stated that Stephens has since committed suicide after being pursued by police in Pennsylvania's Erie County. Kortemeyer says he did have a caseload of clients that he managed. He had many traffic violations but no criminal record, Williams said. A second video circulated on social media showed him talking to someone, and claimed that he had "snapped" and that he killed 13 people, and that he will keep killing "until they catch" him.
  • Turkey's opposition to demand annulation of referendum

    Turkey's opposition to demand annulation of referendum

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    Turkish election authorities said preliminary results showed 51.4 percent of voters had backed constitutional changes and giving Erdogan new powers. After last summer's deadly coup attempt blamed on the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), which martyred 249 people and injured some 2,200 others, Turkey declared a state of emergency on July 20.
  • Pence in Japan, turning focus to trade

    Pence in Japan, turning focus to trade

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    Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Tuesday that China conducts "normal business interactions" with its neighbor North Korea, but adheres to the United Nations sanctions. The North regularly launches short-range missiles, but is also developing mid-range and long-range missiles meant to target US troops in Asia and, eventually, the USA mainland.
  • Turkey's Opposition Seek Annulment Of Referendum

    Turkey's Opposition Seek Annulment Of Referendum

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    This would end Turkey's European Union negotiations. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he was forced to put a tough fight against the "powerful nations of the world" who opposed his campaign for a yes vote in a referendum to expand the powers of his office.