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Russia: Syria probe must involve many nations

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also accused the USA of trying to incite further violence in the region instead of finding a peaceful solution. It was the first direct United States military action against Assad's forces since Syria's civil war began six years ago and led to a quick downward spiral in ties between Washington and Moscow . [Full Article...]

North Korea may be capable of launching missiles carrying chemical weapons: Japan

But the government's top spokesman stressed the following day that the update did not reflect any immediate risk to Japanese nationals' safety and there is no present need to avoid travel to South Korea. China has becoming increasingly vocal about North Korea's missile and nuclear threats, and state media editorials have begun to address Pyongyang directly with regards to a possible solution. [Full Article...]

US Military Conducts Rare Missile Defense Test To Block North Korea Attack

The existing measures implement all UNSC resolutions adopted in response to the DPRK's nuclear tests and launches using ballistic missile technology and include additional European Union autonomous measures. One expert said it could have been a test of a new missile intended as a stepping stone toward developing a solid-fuel intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the USA mainlan... [Full Article...]

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Baltimore Orioles

Donaldson, the 2015 AL MVP, is hitting.310 with two home runs and four RBIs in nine games. After the worst start in franchise history, the Blue Jays were able to take the 3rd game of their 4 game set with Baltimore, winning by a score of 2-1. [Full Article...]

39 reportedly killed in explosion outside Aleppo

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 24 died. The residents, alongside hundreds of pro-government fighters, had left the two rebel-besieged villages in northwest Idlib province under a deal where in exchange, hundreds of Sunni insurgents and their families moved out of a government-besieged area near Damascus. [Full Article...]

Convicted killer caught after escape from BC prison

Convicted killer caught after escape from BC prison In February 2003 Dezwaan pleaded guilty to second degree murder and was sentenced by Justice Richard Blair to life in prison with no chance of parole for 15 years. He then abandoned Oppenheim's body in the woods, where it was eventually found covered up with rocks. "The perimeter of a minimum-security institution is defined but not directly controlled". [Full Article...]

Violence escalates after Kashmir by-election day

Violence continued in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday a day after Srinagar by-polls. She said if the government can not instill confidence in the people of the country that they go out and vote freely, it has no reason to be in place. A second by-election in the state for a separate Lok Sabha seat is set to take place on April 12 in Anantnag. Armed encounters between rebels and government forces... [Full Article...]

British woman stabbed to death in Jerusalem train

The 23-year-old Jewish student, in Israel on a tourist visa, was stabbed repeatedly as the light rail entered the centre of Jerusalem opposite the walls of the historic old city. Media reports say the Palestinian stabbed her multiple times. Zeevi Hanfling, a emergency technician, said: "Police officers led me into the train where a young girl was lying unconscious (with) stab wounds to her... [Full Article...]

Alexander Radulov scores victor, Canadiens beat Rangers in overtime

Sheary's determination set up Crosby's 50th playoff goal to give Pittsburgh a first-period lead, and Guentzel buried a cross-ice pass from Crosby to put the Penguins ahead near the game's midpoint as the Penguins went up 2-0 in the best-of-seven series. [Full Article...]

Dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses, Syria TV claims

The huge auto bomb on Saturday came as a much criticised population transfer deal stalled as the government and rebels bickered over who should be evacuated. They were headed for regime or rebel-held areas via government-held second city Aleppo. The deal had stipulated that in the first stage 8,000 people, including 2,000 loyalist fighters, leave the two towns but in the event just 5,000, includ... [Full Article...]

Coptic Solidarity Condemns Palm Sunday Pogrom of Egypt's Copts, Demands International Inquiry

Coptic Solidarity Condemns Palm Sunday Pogrom of Egypt's Copts, Demands International Inquiry Christians who comprise 10 percent of Egypt's population have been increasingly attacked and persecuted since the 2013 coup in the country, Morning Star reported , with the Egyptian army having little success in protecting the Coptic minority. [Full Article...]

US Treasury decides China isn't playing with its currency

US Treasury decides China isn't playing with its currency President Donald Trump campaigned in the 2016 U.S. election on the pledge he would end what he claimed was widespread manipulation of currency rates that discriminated against American manufacturers, but the report found no evidence of such policies. [Full Article...]

China seeks Russia's help to 'cool' North Korea situation

In a test launch in August a year ago, the missile flew 500 kilometers (310 miles) after being launched from a submarine and crashed into waters near Japan, prompting Kim Jong Un to declare that North Korea had gained "perfect nuclear-attack capability". [Full Article...]

AC Milan rescue draw against Inter in injury time

AC Milan rescue draw against Inter in injury time Milan go into the match in sixth spot with 57 points, with Inter one place and two points below. Inter have been owned by Suning since June 2016. I think it was a great game to watch for our fans. Milan looked to be the more unsafe side but Inter broke the deadlock in the 36th on its first real chance. Antonio Candreva had given Inter the lead, with striker Mauro Icardi proceeding to make it... [Full Article...]

Basque group ETA says has given up its arsenal

Basque group ETA says has given up its arsenal ETA killed 829 people over 43 years of armed struggle. The Spanish militant group ETA handed over its remaining declared arms and explosives to members of "civil society", effectively meeting a Saturday deadline. Spain's Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said: "The government will not alter its position: Terrorists can not hope to receive any special treatment from the government nor immuni... [Full Article...]

Republicans keep Kansas House seat in special election

Trump won Kansas's Fourth Congressional District by 27 points just a few months ago, and Mike Pompeo, who vacated the seat to become Trump's Central Intelligence Agency director, won by more than 30. Brownback also refused to expand the Medicaid health program for the poor. Lucy Jones-Phillips, a 31-year-old insurance representative and Democrat, acknowledged she doesn't vote in every election, ... [Full Article...]

North Korea rolls out missiles during founder's birthday celebrations

The parade came amid growing global worries that North Korea may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a major missile launch, such as its first flight test of an ICBM capable of reaching US shores. China also has grown increasingly frustrated with the refusal of Kim Jong Un's regime to heed its admonitions, and in February cut off imports of North Korean coal that provide Pyongyang with a ... [Full Article...]

North Korea rolls out new missiles during huge military parade

North Korea rolls out new missiles during huge military parade U.S. Treasury Department on Friday declared that no major trading partner of the U.S., including China, met the standard of manipulating its currency, while six economies were listed on its Monitoring List as their foreign exchange polices bear close monitoring. [Full Article...]

Students injured in college clash

Students injured in college clash Police sources said a youth identified as Sajad Ahmad, a resident of Tangmarg area in north Kashmir Baramulla district, was killed in Batmaloo area of the city, but denied any force deployment in the area. The injured students included girls were shifted to Pulwom Hospital. "They soon started pelting stones on the naka party resulting in clashes". "To handle the stone pelting, reinforcement wa... [Full Article...]

Assad claims Syria chemical attack was 'fabrication', in face of evidence

Foreign policy, and not President Trump. The Pentagon says it alerted Russia ahead of the action, using a "deconfliction" hotline established to minimize the possibility of incidents in Syrian airspace, where Russian warplanes and those of the US -led anti-ISIS coalition are flying. [Full Article...]


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