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U.S. moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

China protested the deployment.

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Turkey says detains 1,000 ‘secret imams’ in police purge

The nationwide sweep was one of the largest operations in months against suspected supporters of Fethullah Gulen.

Spanish police stand guard outside an apartment building during a sweeping operation at some 12 locations [Photo Credit: The Express Tribune]

Spain arrests Moroccans suspected of links to Belgian attacks

Some of those arrested were suspected of links to the Belgian suicide bombings in March of last year.

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Turkish court rejects opposition appeal against referendum result

The CHP filed an appeal last week asking for a stay of execution against the election commission’s announcement.

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IMF says surrogate currency will not solve Zimbabwe’s economic problems

The IMF said only comprehensive reforms would address a fiscal crisis.

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German teachers call for maximum 35 per cent immigrants per class

The union said that classes with a greater proportion would lead to integration problems and a drop-off in performance.

US Army

U.S. remains world’s highest military spender with over one third of global figures – Report

The U.S. military spending grew by 1.7 per cent between 2015 and 2016 to $611 billion.

Emmanuel Macron [Photo: French Fresh News]

39-year-old Macron set to emerge French president, to face Le Pen in runoff

Marine Le Pen scored about 21.53 per cent of the votes to come second.

Police secure the Champs Elysees after one policeman was killed and another wounded in a shooting [Photo Credit: Stuff]

‘Paris terrorist attack will have big effect on presidential election’ – Trump

The first round of voting in the two-stage election in France is due to take place on Sunday.

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Zambian president threatens to declare state of emergency

Mr. Lungu said he will be forced to declare a state of emergency unless people stopped damaging pubic property.

Fired TV host Bill O’Reilly to get $25 million payout from Fox News [Photo: Chicago Tribune]

Fired TV host Bill O’Reilly to get $25 million payout from Fox News

The New York Times reported on April 1 that Fox and Mr. O’Reilly had paid five women a total of $13 million to settle harassment claims.

Jehovah witness books [Photo: Russia Insider]

Russia Supreme Court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses as extremist

The religious organisation has expanded around the world and has about eight million active followers.

Karl-Heinz Grasser [Photo: Alchetron]

Former Austrian finance minister to face trial for alleged corruption

The ex-official has denied the allegations.

Proponents of "California Nationhood," or Calexit, are pushing for independence on grounds the state is out of step with the rest of the US and could flourish on its own (AFP Photo/Mark RALSTON)

California’s secession bid from U.S. suffers setback

Yes California only had 97,463 registered supporters.

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Refugee dies in German forest of hypothermia

The results of a DNA test to confirm his identity are still pending.

British Prime Minister, Theresa May

UK parliament votes in favour of early national election

An overwhelming majority of lawmakers supported early elections.

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ICJ partially rejects Ukraine’s case against Russia

The court also ruled that Russia must not discriminate against the ethnic Tatar community in Crimea.

Egypt discovers 3,000-year-old tomb of nobleman [Photo: telegraph.co.uk]

Egypt discovers 3,000-year-old tomb of nobleman

The find near the Nile city of Luxor, is the tomb of Userhat.

Russian grains [Photo: Russia-IC]

Russia urges Turkey to lift ban on grain export

Russian and Turkish ministers reached “a common understanding.”

Migrant boat used to illustrate the story [Photo credit: CBC]

Libya fishermen find 28 dead migrants in boat offshore – Official

No fewer than 150,000 have made the crossing to Italy annually over the past three years.

Saudi military helicopter crashes in Yemen, kills 12 [Photo: Sputnik International]

Saudi military helicopter crashes in Yemen, kills 12

A Black Hawk helicopter crashed killing the 12 personnel on board.

British Prime Minister, Theresa May

British opposition Labour Party backs May’s election plan

“We look forward to showing how Labour will stand up for the people of Britain,” Jeremy Corby said.

British Prime Minister, Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May calls for general elections on June 8

Under current legislation, the next election was not scheduled to take place until 2020.

Pakistani Parliament

Pakistani parliament calls for blasphemy laws reform after student’s lynching

The lawmakers condemned the lynching of the student, terming it “clod-blooded murder”.

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Guinea colonel accused of trafficking as police seize his “private zoos”

Chimpanzees, a baboon, ostriches and turtles were among the 33 animals and 12 species found during police raids.