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The same embassy was targeted in 2013 by a suicide bomber who killed a Turkish security guard. In 2015 and 2016, several terror attacks happened in the Turkish capital by PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorist groups, claiming innocent lives and injuring many others.
  • USGS: Major Quakes Hit Papua New Guinea

    USGS: Major Quakes Hit Papua New Guinea

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    The tremor has followed on from a series of large aftershocks which have ravaged the Southern Highlands region after a powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hit the area on February 25. Regmi added that water and sanitation were major concerns for local communities, with relief workers unable to get bigger food trucks through to some areas because of damage to roads by landslides.
  • Kimmel opens the Oscars with cheeky, topical monologue

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    Kimmel wasted no time bringing up the controversy at the beginning of his opening monologue, joking that the " Oscar " award is still the best because he "keeps his hands where you can see them". "And the truth is, if we are successful here", he said, "if we can work together to stop sexual harassment in the workplace, if we can do that, women will only have to deal with harassment all the time at every other place they go".
  • Wild elephant kills senior forest officer in India

    Wild elephant kills senior forest officer in India

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    The tragedy occurred when he was on his way to assess the damage caused by a fire on Friday.Manikandan, a senior Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer, was in the area to record the exact location of the fire using Global Positioning System. Manikandan apparently died on the spot. The elephant left him alone, and targetted Manikantan who was running ahead, placed its foot on Manikantan's body and also gored him with its tusks.
  • Mane 'very happy' to score in Liverpool win

    Mane 'very happy' to score in Liverpool win

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    The gap to leaders Manchester City is 15 points, with Pep Guardiola's side in action at home to Chelsea on Sunday. Only two other players achieved 5.0 or better and one of those was DeAndre Yedlin (5.3) and he put in a pretty good shift, plus arguably made a couple of the team's most unsafe runs going forward, against limited opposition from team-mates.
  • TMC chief Mamata Banerjee welcomes KCR's decision for third front formation

    TMC chief Mamata Banerjee welcomes KCR's decision for third front formation

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    At a press conference on Saturday after the BJP decimated the Left and the Congress in three northeastern states, Rao hinted at forming a third front-like platform. People are looking for a change. The statements of Telangana chief minister come at a time when there is a talk that efforts were on in the South for formation of an alternative to the BJP and Congress.
  • Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang's activities in Bangladesh

    Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang's activities in Bangladesh

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    Delivering a lecture on Vietnam-India relations here, Tran said the aspiration that the next century becomes the "Indo-Asia-Pacific century" can be realised if all countries share a common vision for an open and rule-based region, and a common interest in the maintenance of peace, stability, and inclusive prosperity, "wherein no country, no nation, and no group shall be left behind".
  • Congress leaders meet Meghalaya Governor, stake claim to form govt

    Congress leaders meet Meghalaya Governor, stake claim to form govt

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    So, 30 is the half way mark. "Our government has resolved to work in such a way that no part of the country and no group feels alienated and we have proved this by working towards it", he said. A senior leader of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), an ally of the BJP, said Rio, in his meeting with the Governor, had staked claim to form the government in Nagaland saying he has the support of 32 MLAs.
  • Storm Emma: Snow continues to cause chaos across Wales

    Storm Emma: Snow continues to cause chaos across Wales

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    For New England, this storm has the potential to be more severe than the " bomb cyclone " that pounded the East Coast in January, causing record flooding and forcing thousands to evacuate . Numerous roads remained closed Saturday morning due to debris, fallen trees and downed power lines. The Weather Channel reported that though flooding in Boston fell short of record levels, life threatening floods are still possible Saturday .
  • Barnaby Joyce says he may not be baby's father

    Barnaby Joyce says he may not be baby's father

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    In February, the Daily Telegraph revealed Mr Joyce's relationship with his former staffer, Ms Campion , by publishing a frontpage story complete with photos of her pregnant, beneath the headline " Bundle of Joyce ". Ms Campion's baby will be his first son. At the time, a spokesman for Mr Joyce said the allegations were "spurious" and "defamatory". She said she received no response to that specific question.
  • NY Senate GOP blocks Democratic push for vote on gun control

    NY Senate GOP blocks Democratic push for vote on gun control

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    The gun control bills would have banned bump stocks and created more effective background checks. Democrats in the New York Legislature are calling for a new package of gun-control laws in the wake of the school shootings earlier this month in Florida.
  • Teachers in Oklahoma Might Be Going on Strike Next

    Teachers in Oklahoma Might Be Going on Strike Next

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    Greg Boso, R-Nicholas, proposed an amendment that lowered the total raise from 5 percent to 4 percent, with the intention of dedicating 4 percent to state employees too, which would have to be managed under the budget and not the bill itself.
  • BJP set to form government in Nagaland

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    Acharya has asked both NDPP leader Neiphiu Rio and Zeliang to submit signed documents backing their claims of support. Rijiju, who extensively campaigned for the BJP and its ally Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) in Nagaland , said the Congress was no where to be seen as the party has not won a single state in the 60-member Assembly.
  • 2-year-old dies after mirror falls on her at Payless store

    2-year-old dies after mirror falls on her at Payless store

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    An Atlanta-area family is mourning the death of a two-year-old little girl. Ifrah Siddique's family is devasted about their tragic loss and now are questioning how a trip to buy their little girl a pair of shoes turned into her last day alive.
  • Trump pressures EU with threat of tax on European car imports

    Trump pressures EU with threat of tax on European car imports

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    The move has been highly controversial among Republicans and within the administration, but Trump on Friday tweeted that "trade wars are good , and easy to win". Navarro didn't specify under what circumstances exemptions may be considered but they are likely to be confined to specific types of steel or aluminum products used by different industries, which may not be made at all in the U.S.
  • Trump attacks Florida deputy:

    Trump attacks Florida deputy: "weren't exactly medal of honour winners"

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    The controversial deputy also insisted he was observing his training, which mandates that officers "seek cover and assess the situation in order to communicate what one observes to other law enforcement". After an internal investigation, Peterson was believed to have never entered the building where the shooting occurred. · Mr. Peterson provided his keys to the Coral Springs SWAT team so that they could enter the 1200 Building .
  • Israeli police question Netanyahu over telecom case

    Israeli police question Netanyahu over telecom case

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    If that weren't enough, Netanyahu and Trump are both distracted by mushrooming legal investigations at home. The case centers around Netanyahu's previous term as prime minister when he also served as Minister of Communications. Last month, Israeli police recommended to indict Netanyahu for a series of serious corruption charges including bribery, fraud, and breach of trust in two other cases, "case 1000" and "case 2000".
  • Voting starts in Italian election, hung parliament expected

    Voting starts in Italian election, hung parliament expected

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    Silvio Berlusconi was approaching the ballot box with his ID and polling card when a woman interrupted. Berlusconi was escorted out. At Berlusconi's voting station in Milan, a Femen activist bared her chest in front of the former premier and shouted,"time's up" before being hauled away.
  • Storm Emma calms down but caution still urged

    Storm Emma calms down but caution still urged

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    It warns of widespread lying snow and ice which will continue to lead to hazardous conditions. Meanwhile, a Status Yellow alert has been extended for Connacht and Donegal until midday tomorrow. However, over the coming days, there are heavy rainfalls expected, which will melt the snow accumulations and result in risks of flooding. "Snow turning to rain/sleet and easing early Saturday".
  • Nepal to bowl against Zimbabwe

    Nepal to bowl against Zimbabwe

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    From West Indies point of view, this is an important tournament for them, because this is the first time in cricket history when West Indies did not qualify for ICC World Cup 2019. The UAE head coach Dougie Brown , who played 25 ODIs and two T20Is for England from 1997 to 2007, refused to predict the finalists, saying the warm-ups have shown that any team can beat any team.
  • Hundreds Flee Eastern Ghouta as Aid Delivery Stalls

    Hundreds Flee Eastern Ghouta as Aid Delivery Stalls

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    The spokesman for the rebel Jaish al-Islam group, writing on Twitter, said government forces had mounted a failed attempt to storm a nearby area, al-Rayhan, but did not mention al-Shayfouniya. Eastern Ghouta has been besieged by government forces since 2013. One resident estimated that thousands of people were on the move and seeking shelter in areas further from the frontlines.
  • Rhondda teenager jailed for Cardiff terror plot

    Rhondda teenager jailed for Cardiff terror plot

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    The teen also looked up how to carry out an attack using a vehicle, and how to stab and kill someone. I am a soldier of the Islamic State. "Because if you are going to commit a terrorist attack in which you presume you will die, you need people to know afterwards why you did it - it's a way of spreading the terror and the message of terror".
  • Coventry Man Among Three Charged Over Leicester Explosion

    Coventry Man Among Three Charged Over Leicester Explosion

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    The three will remain in custody and appear in court on Monday. Two other men, both from East Anglia, have been arrested over the blast and continue to be questioned by police. Five people were killed and another five were hospitalized on Sunday, Feb. 25, following an explosion that ripped through a building in Leicester. Mary Ragoobar (46) and sons Shane (18) and Sean (17) lived in the flat above the shop.
  • Regional Issues Top Saudi Crown Prince's Talks in Cairo

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    Cairo is the first stop on prince's maiden foreign tour since being appointed heir to the throne and de-facto leader of the Saudi kingdom last June. Bin Salman is scheduled to meet with Sisi to discuss issues of mutual interest, the latest developments in the Arab region and the enhancement of bilateral relations in different fields.
  • Trump Pokes Fun at Jared Kushner, Steve Bannon at Gridiron Dinner

    Trump Pokes Fun at Jared Kushner, Steve Bannon at Gridiron Dinner

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    The event traces its history to 1885, the year President Grover Cleveland refused to attend. "That's why I accepted". Arriving late at the Gridiron Club's white-tie dinner, at which dozens of journalists and politicians gather to trade barbs, Trump said he was late because his son-in-law Jarred Kushner could not get through the security.
  • Iran's defense program has nothing to do with France: Velayati

    Iran's defense program has nothing to do with France: Velayati

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    Iran says its missile program is defensive, and that it is not related to Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers which led to the lifting of sanctions against the country. "The condition for negotiating Iran's missiles is the destruction of the nuclear weapons and long-range missiles of the United States and Europe, Iranian Armed Forces spokesman Masoud Jazayeri said, according to a Reuters report of an Iranian state media broadcast".
  • Merkel gets go-ahead to form German coalition government

    Merkel gets go-ahead to form German coalition government

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    But it is surely the beginning of the end. Some 66 percent of the SPD members approved entering a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party Christian Social Union (CSU), the social democrats' official confirmed on Sunday after a postal ballot.
  • Sir Roger Bannister who completed first four-minute mile dies

    Sir Roger Bannister who completed first four-minute mile dies

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    Bannister was helped in his achievement by Sir Christopher Chataway - who beat Bannister to the inaugural BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award later that year - and Chris Brasher, who acted as pacesetters. Sir Roger then quit running to focus on his career in medicine - but did not turn his back on sport entirely. Among other things, he developed the first test for anabolic steroids as chairman of the Sports Council from 1971 to 1974.
  • BTS' J-Hope Breaks Korean Solo Artist Record

    BTS' J-Hope Breaks Korean Solo Artist Record

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    Laid-back and breezy for its first half and harder-hitting on the later tracks, J-Hope's Hope World was released Thursday (March 1, March 2 in Korea) along with a music video for the '90s-tinged " Daydream ". "My name is my life/ hopeful vibe", he opens up the melodic retro-leaning track before later comparing his World to Jules Verne's classic sci-fi explorative 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
  • UP bypolls: BSF to extend its support to SP

    UP bypolls: BSF to extend its support to SP

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    Bypolls in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha constituencies were necessitated after Yogi Adityanath and his deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya vacated the following their election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council. The counting for Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bye-elections 2018 will be conducted on March 14. Considering these facts, any such move, if it happens in the state will be taken by considering all the other factors in the view and if parties witness success, then ...
  • White House on lock-down as man shoots self

    White House on lock-down as man shoots self

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    President Donald Trump is not at the White House, he's in Florida, but is set to return later Saturday. "His body remained on scene. We are working to notify next of kin". "Trying to learn more". The victim suffered a single gunshot wound, and Secret Service personnel did not fire any shots, Secret Service spokeswoman Cathy Milhoan said.
  • Donald Trump, His 'SNL Impersonator' Alec Baldwin Get Into Twitter War

    Donald Trump, His 'SNL Impersonator' Alec Baldwin Get Into Twitter War

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    Baldwin whose dieing [sic] mediocre career was saved by his impersonation of me on SNL , now says playing DJT was agony. "I had been very angry at Donald Trump for the things he said and the things he did - I am now moving into the realm of deep worry and concern, our country needs strong leadership".
  • House votes to crack down on online 'brothel'

    House votes to crack down on online 'brothel'

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    H.R. 1865 creates the new offense of intentional promotion or facilitation of prostitution while using or operating a facility or means of interstate or foreign commerce, such as the internet. And the biggest fighter of child sex trafficking, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, says 70 percent of the teens they see were sold on that site.
  • Future at stake! SSC CGL 2017 Tier II exam's paper leak row

    Future at stake! SSC CGL 2017 Tier II exam's paper leak row

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    The Delhi Metro on Saturday even closed the JLN Stadium station for public in the wake of a big protest by students at the nearby CGO Complex. The protest against the alleged paper leak of the combined graduate level exam of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) spilled into a fifth day on Sunday as agitators continued to demand a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI )-led investigation into the matter, reports said.
  • Conrad Sangma is the new Chief Minister of Meghalaya

    Conrad Sangma is the new Chief Minister of Meghalaya

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    Mr Sarma said that it would encourage regional parties to form a government. The Congress , the largest political party with 21 seats had made a dash for Governor Ganga Prasad house last night to pitch for the invite to form the government, insisting that the Congress would be able to prove the majority on the floor of the assembly.
  • Mamata Banerjee blames Congress and Left for BJP's Tripura victory

    Mamata Banerjee blames Congress and Left for BJP's Tripura victory

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    Sarma was in the Congress for almost two decades and a minister in the then Tarun Gogoi-led Congress governments for almost 15 years before joining the BJP in 2015. "That day is not far when one party will be in power right from Kashmir down to Kanyakumari", he said. Continuing its winning streak, the BJP wrested Tripura, and received an invitation to be part of the government in Nagaland, while Meghalaya elected a hung Assembly.