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Russian troops land in Venezuela: reports

Two Russian air force plans landed in Venezuela with nearly 100 soldiers and a Russian defense officer, according to Reuters. Flight tracking site Flightradar24 indicated an Ilyushin IL-62 passenger car and an Antonov AN-124 military cargo plane both died from the Russian military airport Chkalovsky for Caracas on Friday according to the news service. The two nations conducted military exercises …

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North Korean officials return to DMZ joint liaison office, days after withdrawal

"It was announced today by the US Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North Korea. I have today ordered the withdrawal of those additional sanctions!" Trump tweeted on Friday While Trump's tweet came after sanctions imposed against Chinese shipping companies which did business with Pyongyang, two sources familiar with Trump's tweet …

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As a Thai pro-military party celebrates any leadership, its opponent does

BANGKOK – A pro-military party in Thailand on Monday's celebration that led the vote is counted in the weekend's election and suggests that the army that arranged a 2014 coup had a probable license to continue its power. But on Monday afternoon, a populist force that dominated an earlier election in one incarnation or another, this century claimed its own …

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Infant dies after parents circumvent him at home: reports

ROME– An infant boy in Italy has died as the result of a circumcision performed by his parents at home, according to Italian media reports on Sunday. The ANSA news agency reported that the 5-month-old baby The prosecutor's office in the northern province of Reggio Emilia has opened a man's death investigation, and the infant will undergo an autopsy. The …

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Brexit gets a lesson from 1604

This week marked 1000 days since the UK voted to leave the EU. But with just a week to advance to the planned Brexit date and still no contract in place, Prime Minister Theresa May had to fly to Brussels to ask for more time. Winston Churchill led Britain during his finest hour, Theresa May seems to lead it to …

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Tropical Cyclone Veronica continues to inundate Australia's Pilbara Coast with life-threatening flooding

March 25, 2019 Lives and property will remain in severe peril through early this week along the northwestern coastline of Western Australia as Tropical Cyclone Veronica slows down and unloads extreme rainfall. Veronica is part of a one- two strike of tropical cyclones on Australia. Trevor first slammed into northeastern Northern Territory on Saturday. Veronica will follow with inbound rainfall …

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'Time's up, Theresa'? PM May urged to set her own exit date to get Brexit deal

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure on Monday to give date for leaving office as the price to bring Brexit-supporting rebel lawmakers into her party behind her twice-defeated European Union divorce treaty. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at church, near High Wycombe, Britain March 24, 2019. REUTERS / Henry Nicholls British politics at one …

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New Zealand PM announces royal commission inquiry for Christchurch attack

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday a royal commission, a powerful form of public inquiry, on the events leading up to a March 15 attack on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 people. "It is important that no stone is left impossible to get to the bottom of how this terrorist act occurred …

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Israel rocket attack: Six wounded north of Tel Aviv News

A rocket fired from Gaza has hit a central Israel wounding six people, Israeli officials said. The sounds of air raids woke up the residents of Sharon area on Monday and a loud explosion followed. The Israeli military said it was identified as rocket fired from the Gaza Strip and was investigating. The incident in Mishmeret, an agricultural settlement town, …

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