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Author: 0 Almost 100 Migrants Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Libya

In February, EU leaders inked a deal to give $215mn to Libya's fragile government to stop migrant boats in the country's territorial waters. A total of 23 male survivors were rescued while clinging to a floating device, Ayoub Kassem added.

Global Media North Korea accuses US of creating situation for nuclear war
Author: 0 North Korea accuses US of creating situation for nuclear war

Kim said the Trump administration is "trumpeting about "peace by strength" by deploying "one strategic striking means after another in South Korea", citing the Carl Vinson carrier group, nuclear strategic bombers and stealth fighters. Asked about what role China could have in denuclearizing North Korea, Pence stated that he and the President are "heartened by some initial steps that China has taken in this regard, but we look for them to do more".

Global Media How state trooper, DNA helped catch Mass. jogger's alleged killer
Author: 0 How state trooper, DNA helped catch Mass. jogger's alleged killer

Her body was found naked with burn marks on her body. Police received more than 1,300 tips during Marcotte's investigation. Investigators are still probing theimmigration status of Angel Colon-Ortiz as the Worcester man prepares to face a judge on Tuesday in the murder of Vanessa Marcotte killed a year ago while jogging in Princeton, the Boston Herald reports.

Global Media Trump seeks changes in foreign workers' visa programme
Author: 0 Trump seeks changes in foreign workers' visa programme

H-1B visas are intended for foreign nationals in "specialty" occupations that generally require higher education, which according to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) includes, but is not limited to, scientists, engineers or computer programmers.

Author: 0 India, Australia ink counter-terror MoU

Senator Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education & Training, Australia, during the event said that Australia will collaborate with India to build capacity of 400,000 Indian Trainers & Assessors over the next few years. Turnbull, after a meeting with his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, said the two had agreed to make a fresh push on a proposed bilateral Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA).

Global Media United States vice president to begin Asia tour amid Korea tension
Author: 0 United States vice president to begin Asia tour amid Korea tension

North Korea's vice foreign minister says it is not his own country but the United States and President Donald Trump who are "making trouble". As hostilities in the region surge Trump has sent an aircraft carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula to press his point, while the North has launched a flurry of rockets.

Author: 0 Mexico Catches One Of Several Fugitive Former Governors After A Half-Year Hunt

Javier Duarte was arrested at arond 8pm at the reception of a luxury hotel in the tourist resort town of Panajachel, Guatemalan police said. He is wanted on suspicion of money laundering and organized crime, and prosecutors directed the Foreign Relations Department to request Duarte's extradition via its Guatemalan counterpart, the office said.

Author: 0 Brighton promoted to English Premier League

Albion went into Monday's game needing four more points to guarantee promotion but Huddersfield's failure to beat Derby in the late game meant that a win was enough. Hughton was especially pleased for Brighton chairman Tony Bloom, a lifelong Seagulls fan. Huddersfield needed a win to keep a mathematical chance of promotion alive and they led in the ninth minute when Colin Quaner struck.

Author: 0 Is Breitbart Brat Steve Bannon About to Be Out on His Arse?

Mr Bannon, Presdient Donald Trump's chief strategist, and Mr Kushner, the president's adviser and son-in-law, met at the urging of White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, who asked them to set aside their disagreements and focus on pursuing the president's agenda, according to an administration official.

Author: 0 Le Pen Campaign Director Targeted by French Probe, Canard Says

The two politicians, who most polls say will face each other in the May 7 runoff for the presidency, clashed too over ways of protecting French markets within the European Union, with Le Pen arguing in favor of imposing a border tax on imports - a move which Macron said would cause French farm exports to be barred from foreign markets.

Author: 0 Zuma again survives impeachment as ruling party stands by him

ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe said on Wednesday that the party had accepted the "irretrievable breakdown of the relationship" between Zuma and former finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as the reason Gordhan was sacked, a move that deepened a rift within the ruling party.

Author: 0 Royals attend Easter service

Many wonder if Kate is gradually getting ready to be the next Queen. They were joined by Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie in spring dresses and matching fascinators, as well as Autumn and Peter Phillips. This time, they made arrangements, as organized by Kevin S. MacLeod, Canadian Secretary to the Queen, that would benefit the two. Her Royal Highness helped to launch the appeal in 2014 and in January visited Quidenham to meet with staff and families for an update on the appeal and plans ...

Global Media Jamaican woman, 117, likely just became world's oldest living person
Author: 0 Jamaican woman, 117, likely just became world's oldest living person

It also reported last May that her 96-year-old son, Harold Fairweather, is widely believed to be the oldest person with a living parent. She was the last living link to the 19th Century. "When I was younger, and even as an adult, I had to work so hard that sometimes when I look back, I cry at how hard I had to work to make a living for my family", Brown recalled.

Author: 0 USA strike on Syrian air base has limited impact on Assad

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused Washington of "playing the terrorism game", during his first phone talks with his United States counterpart Rex Tillerson since the U.S. He also said the top US priority in the region hasn't changed and remained the defeat of Islamic State militants. Now, in 2017, people in the Middle East are still dying.

Author: 0 South Korean ex-president Park to stand trial for graft

In this March 30, 2017 file photo, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives at the Seoul Central District Court for hearing on a prosecutors' request for her arrest for corruption, in Seoul , South Korea. Ko, who made some clothing items and bags for Park, revealed the controversial relationship between Park and Choi a year ago, claiming that Choi received and edited the ex-president's speeches in advance.

Author: 0 Selfie time: Modi rides the Delhi metro with Australian PM Turnbull

He also called for working closely with with members of the East Asia Summit and the Indian Ocean rim countries to pursue common interests. He expects Turnbull's visit to the country ends up as productive as Smith's batting form during the recent Test series.

Global Media Russia says hopes USA will not act unilaterally against North Korea
Author: 0 Russia says hopes USA will not act unilaterally against North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence Monday travelled to the DMZ, the no man's land that separates North and South Korea, to warn North Korea against continuing with its nuclear weapons program. The first pieces of a USA -built missile defense system created to mitigate the threat of North Korean missiles arrived at the Osan Air Base in South Korea Monday night, according to the US military.

Author: 0 Stocks, dollar under pressure on soft US data

But the recent USA missile strike on a Syrian airbase in response to an apparent chemical attack, and the use of the "mother of all bombs" to destroy ISIS tunnels in Afghanistan seem to veer from that focus . If Trump can work with Xi to defang Pyongyang , we wish him every success. "That's just something he believes that has not served us well in the past".

Author: 0 US strike in Syria was a warning for North Korea: Tillerson

He did not elaborate on the progress or the problems. It was not clear if Wednesday's launch was deliberately timed to coincide with Thursday's summit between China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. Later, they plan a business meeting and dinner at a downtown Anchorage hotel before Xi returns to the airport for the 4,000-mile trip to Beijing. That was the biggest accomplishment after about 18 hours together at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort-a visit punctuated by a United States missile strike on ...

Global Media Trump Supporters, Opponents Clash in California Park
Author: 0 Trump Supporters, Opponents Clash in California Park

The hundreds of counter demonstrators dressed in black described themselves as anti-fascist protesters, the Guardian reported. Both groups threw rocks and sticks at each other and used a large trash bin as a battering ram as the crowd moved around the perimeter of the park.

Author: 0 20 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

Authorities were unsure how many more people could still be trapped, but about 30 were reported missing, Bopage told the Associated Press news agency. As the rubbish piled up, it began threatening the nearby homes, prompting residents to stage regular protests while complaining of health hazards. Members of the military work during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo .

Author: 0 Russia Vetoes UNSC Condemnation of Assad's Chemical Attack

Russia Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov even took a shot at the Trump administration when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with him in Moscow . The first visit to Moscow by a senior Trump administration official took place amid heightened tensions after the US accused the Assad government of a chemical-weapons attack in Idlib province and said Russian Federation was covering up the atrocity.

Author: 0 Russian MP believes Turkish referendum not to affect Moscow-Ankara ties

Mr Erdogan said Turkey did not "see, hear or acknowledge" reports by the OSCE observer mission and said some countries in Europe had been more opposed to the constitutional changes than even Turkey's own opposition. Meanwhile, flag-waving supporters of Mr Erdogan celebrated as their president praised them for their "historic decision" that could keep him in office until 2029.

Global Media North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles, Japan warns
Author: 0 North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles, Japan warns

And with U.S. -South Korean war games taking place, North Korea has intensified its rhetoric, warning that it would retaliate strongly against any aggression. He added that he plans to "talk honestly" about North Korea during the planned bilateral at the end of April with Russian President Putin. Abe praised the policy, noting a recent bilateral statement confirming the US commitment to defending Japan with the use of both nuclear and conventional arms as extended deterrence.

Global Media US launches qualification tests for upgraded nuke bomb
Author: 0 US launches qualification tests for upgraded nuke bomb

An F-16 fighter jet successfully dropped the mock bomb over the Nevada desert last month in order to test its non-nuclear functions and the aircraft's ability to carry the bomb. As soon as word leaked that North Korea might be ready for another nuclear test, the US delivered a clear message in the form of a surprise (armed) military exercise over Japan.

Author: 0 Here's how you will buy pot once it's legalized in Canada

Only cannabis grown by a federally licensed producer will be available for sale, though Canadians could grow up to four plants at home. The new legislation provides for ticketing for possession that exceeds the personal limit by small amounts, or up to 14 years in jail for an illegal distribution or sale, and imposes tough new penalties of up to 14 years in jail for giving or selling marijuana to minors.

Global Media Legislators target British citizenship of Assad's wife
Author: 0 Legislators target British citizenship of Assad's wife

He sits on the foreign affairs committee. The proposal was triggered by Asma Assad's recent posts in social media, such as Instagram, Facebook and Telegram, after over 80 people had been reportedly killed in the Syrian province of Idlib last week as a result of an incident involving chemical weapons.

Global Media Pence at Korean DMZ after North's missile
Author: 0 Pence at Korean DMZ after North's missile

Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced visit to the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea on Monday, a day after calling North Korea's failed missile launch a "provocation". He didn't respond to the missile firing but posted on Twitter Sunday morning: "Why would I call China a currency manipulator when they are working with us on the North Korean problem?" Despite North Korea's provocations, USA officials have said that the US doesn't intend to use military force ...

Global Media Pak has to shun terror for friendship: Modi
Author: 0 Pak has to shun terror for friendship: Modi

Hasina arrived in India on Friday. "This nation has attained commendable development in the areas of economy, education , science, technology and innovations in the recent years", the Bangladesh Prime Minister said. India and Bangladesh signed 22 landmark agreements during the state visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday, including their first-ever defense cooperation agreement and a multi-billion-dollar line of credit.

Author: 0 North Korea missile test ends in humiliating failure

Pence's visit coincides with heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula and in the Asia-Pacific region over North Korea's recent missile launches and nuclear programme. The White House has said Trump has put the North "on notice". U.S. officials said the Trump administration has settled on a policy dubbed "maximum pressure and engagement" after a two-month policy review.

Global Media 'Trust has eroded' between U.S. and Russian Federation
Author: 0 'Trust has eroded' between U.S. and Russian Federation

Russia's hopes for a thaw in Russia-U.S. ties following Trump's election have been shattered by the congressional investigation into alleged ties between Trump's campaign associates and Russian Federation. In a move that slightly softened the atmosphere, Lavrov said Putin had agreed to restore a U.S. -Russia air safety agreement covering Syria which Moscow suspended in retaliation for the U.S.

Global Media N. Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles
Author: 0 N. Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

Responding to a question about Japan's readiness at a time of increased tension, Abe told lawmakers that North Korea may already have the capability to shoot missiles with sarin as warheads. The Korean peninsula has turned extremely volatile in recent months over the North's missile launches and subsequent exchange of warnings by Pyongyang and its rivals - the US, South Korea and Japan.

Author: 0 Italy plucks 2000 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea

An official of Spain's rescue service confirmed the details of Saturday's operations speaking anonymously in line with institution policy. Italian ports on Monday received thousands of migrants who had been rescued during several coast guard operations in the Mediterranean.

Author: 0 Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo puts on a show in Game 1 vs. Raptors

Antetokounmpo's nickname of "The Greek Freak" originated with his seven-foot frame, impressive wingspan and explosive athleticism. Raptors leading scorer DeMar DeRozan has the ability to take over a game, dropping at least 40 points a franchise-record seven times this season (including one on opening night and accomplishing the feat in back-to-back games).

Author: 0 Pence Tells North Korea: 'The Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over'

Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea Monday that it could be in for the same treatment as Syria and Afghanistan - both of which the Trump administration has bombed this month - if it continues with its nuclear program. North Korea's Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations , Kim In Ryong, speaks during a news briefing on Monday, April 17, 2017 , at U.N. headquarters.

Author: 0 Erdogan declares victory in historic Turkish referendum

Erdoğan has boldly told the observational group, who have carried out their investigation from 17 March, "know your place". "With what happened yesterday, (Turkey's) membership prospects are buried, in practical terms", Kern said. He survived a coup attempt a year ago and responded with a crackdown, jailing 47,000 people and sacking or suspending more than 120,000 from government jobs such as schoolteachers, soldiers, police, judges or other professionals.

Author: 0 Erdogan: Turkey to switch to presidential form of gov't in 2019

As TASS agency reports, the final results will be announced at the latest 11-12 days, Guven said , adding that "counting votes is nearly complete, and about 600,000 ballots are yet to be processed". Kurz said on Twitter the result "shows how divided the country is". Global observers cited flaws in Sunday's controversial referendum in Turkey while European leaders urged reconciliation in a divided country and warned Ankara of its commitments on the death penalty.

Global Media Pence warns NKorea not to mistake U.S. resolve
Author: 0 Pence warns NKorea not to mistake U.S. resolve

Addressing US service members and their families at a "fellowship meal" in Seoul , Pence noted the "challenging time" for the world. A U.S. Navy attack on a Syrian airfield this month with Tomahawk missiles raised questions about President Donald Trump's plans for reclusive North Korea, which has conducted several missile and nuclear tests in defiance of U.N.

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan Declares Referendum Victory

The main opposition parties have said they would challenge the result, and global observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe expressed concern about the conduct of the campaign. They pointed out that the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe had already last week expressed doubt about the whether the conditions for the vote were fair.

Global Media Britain, Spain trade barbs on Gibraltar
Author: 0 Britain, Spain trade barbs on Gibraltar

She was unable to say if Gibraltar would make a formal protest to Spain over the incident. Speaking to the BBC on Sunday, Picardo denied his government had been shut out of the process and said he had been assured the United Kingdom would never allow Gibraltar to be excluded from a trade deal with the EU.

Global Media Trump campaign advisor investigated as possible Russian agent
Author: 0 Trump campaign advisor investigated as possible Russian agent

Page has not been charged with any crimes, and it is unclear whether the U.S. Justice Department might accuse him or others in connection with Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Page was sharply critical of the his remarks, saying Washington has a "hypocritical focus on ideas such as democratization, inequality, corruption and regime change".

Global Media Russia, Iran warn USA over strikes in Syria
Author: 0 Russia, Iran warn USA over strikes in Syria

However, the USA government said the attack on the airbase was in retaliation for the April 4 strikes by the Syrian air force on the town of Khan Sheikhoun. Tillerson is set to visit Moscow next week, a trip that Johnson said was still on. "Shayrat air base in Homs that killed and displaced innocent people is out of order after the American military strikes", said activist Mohammed al-Sibai, who is based in Homs province.

Author: 0 'North Korea NUCLEAR WAR with China and USA will kill MILLIONS' Warning

Trump tweeted on Tuesday that North Korea was "looking for trouble" and added that if China doesn't do its part to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions, the USA can handle it. "Should the DPRK be able to successfully and accurately launch its missiles as distinct from having them blow up on launch, would be roughly Hiroshima-size warheads (10-20Kt)".

Author: 0 Bernie Sanders explains opposition to Syria strike

Asked about support for the strike from within the Democratic Party and even former Obama administration officials, Sanders said the Syria strike, as well as the U.S. "I have been on airlines many, many times where people have been asked to leave". Congressional Democrats said they were considering legislation that would prevent similar problems.

Author: 0 Election board head says unsealed ballot papers valid

This led to a protest by the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), which said it would contest the count and complain about other violations during the vote. Turnout across the country was 85.46 percent. He added that unsealed voting envelopes had been included in election results in the past. EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn said in a joint statement late Sunday that they "take note of ...