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Sisi wins 97 percent of vote in Egypt election, official results show

Sisi wins 97 percent of vote in Egypt election, official results show

Sisi won 21,835,378 votes, while Ghad Party chief Moussa Mostafa Moussa , Sisi's sole contender in the election, won 656,534 votes, 2.92 percent of valid total votes. There were no presidential debates and Sisi himself did not appear at any official campaign events, although he spoke at a number of ceremonies. In an interview days ahead of the vote, Sissi said he had wished there were more candidates, denying any role in sidelining them. Read More

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Pope Francis' Easter Message Centered Around Peace

Pope Francis' Easter Message Centered Around Peace

He then delivered his " Urbi et Orbi " message ("to the city and the world") message from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica. "May the risen Christ bring fruits of new life to those children, who as a result of wars and hunger, grow up without hope, lacking education and health care; and to those elderly persons who are cast off by a selfish culture that ostracizes those who are not 'productive, '" he said. Read More

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EPL: Former Chelsea coach in coma after heart attack

EPL: Former Chelsea coach in coma after heart attack

An old-fashioned ball-control midfielder, 18 year-old "Butch" Wilkins was named Chelsea captain by Eddie McCreadie in 1975, after the club had been relegated and saw an exodus of veteran players. Chelsea football club sent a message supports to the star and his family with a post on twitter. He made 84 appearances for England, captaining 10 times, between 1976-1986. Read More

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VK Singh Leaves For Iraq To Bring Back Bodies Of 39 Indians

VK Singh Leaves For Iraq To Bring Back Bodies Of 39 Indians

In order to conclusively verify the identity of the body suspected to be that of the 39th victim - Raju Kumar Yadav from Bihar - the government had recently sent a second DNA sample of Yadav's brother to Baghdad. The others were killed. Of the 38 Indians, 27 were from Punjab, four from Himachal Pradesh, six from Bihar and two from West Bengal. Search operations led to a mound in Badoosh where locals said some bodies were buried by the ISIS. Read More

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Donald Trump lashes out after California Governor pardons immigrants

Donald Trump lashes out after California Governor pardons immigrants

Brown granted 56 pardons and reduced 14 sentences on Good Friday and Passover. Trump tweeted early Saturday morning, referring to the Democrat as " Moonbeam ", a nickname bestowed on the governor during his first term in the late 1970s. He was convicted of kidnapping, robbery and being a felon in possession of a firearm in the case. "Pardons are not granted unless they are earned", the governor's office said . Read More

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Trump says Mexico is laughing at USA immigration policies

Trump says Mexico is laughing at USA immigration policies

Trump slammed Mexico once again for refusing to fund his border wall proposal, saying "Mexico has got to help us at the border, and a lot of people are coming in because they want to take advantage of DACA ". These tweets are mostly typical rhetoric for Trump: He's prone to suggesting that more immigration will lead to more crime and violence despite decades of evidence that more immigration does not correlate with more crime and may actually lead to less crime. Read More

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South Korean musicians hold concert in Pyongyang

South Korean musicians hold concert in Pyongyang

The delegation mixes K-pop, rock and other genres. The visit, described by many as a cultural charm offensive by the South, came as a diplomatic thaw quickens on the peninsula after months of tensions. A five-member girl group, Red Velvet headlined at the Pyeongchang Games this year. They have also got a large following on social media, with some 4.5 million followers on Instagram alone. Read More

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Pakistan score 203-5 in 1st West Indies T20I

Pakistan score 203-5 in 1st West Indies T20I

It's an opportunity for them to stake claims for regular spots, and play alongside the likes of Marlon Samuels , Samuel Badree , Andre Fletcher , Rovman Powell and Kesrick Williams. West Indies also missed the pre-match press conference and trophy launching due to security reasons. Asif Ali, another debutant was clean bowled for only one run while Faheem Ashraf was not out on 16. Read More

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Netanyahu steps up war of words with Erdogan: 'get used to it'

Netanyahu steps up war of words with Erdogan: 'get used to it'

The Prime Minister defends the action of the IDF in Gaza on Friday , and rejects criticism from Turkey's Erdogan, "who for years has bombed civilian populations indiscriminately". Fifteen Palestinian protesters were killed during clashes with Israeli forces. The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said troops fired "towards the main instigators" during rioting in which petrol bombs and stones were thrown. Read More

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Turkey slams France over supporting PYD/YPG terrorists

Ankara slammed Friday remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron's promise to support the PKK-linked People's Protection Units (YPG) and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern Syria's Manbij. France has suffered a series of deadly terror attacks claimed by IS in recent years, including the Paris attacks which killed 130 people in 2015. Read More

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The resurrection -- a fatal blow to death — EASTER

The resurrection -- a fatal blow to death — EASTER

The next day is Good Friday, the day Jesus is crucified. According to the New Testament, after the Romans had crucified Jesus, His body was anointed and buried in a new tomb by Joseph of Arimathea, but God raised Him from the dead and He appeared to witnesses before He ascended into Heaven to sit at the right hand of God. Read More

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Communal Violence Erupts in Bihar

Communal Violence Erupts in Bihar

Even after violence during Rama Navami celebrations, fresh clashes were broken out over the vandalism of idol in Nawada, Bihar on Friday. The District Magistrate of Nawada, Kaushal Kumar said that the two communities came face to face after an idol was vandalised by some miscreants. Read More

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Malala visits Pakistan hometown for first time since shooting

Malala visits Pakistan hometown for first time since shooting

In its two-year reign before it was driven out by the Pakistani army in 2009, the Taliban banned girl education, massacred people, flogged women and hung bodies publicly to reinforce its extremist interpretation of Islam. He agreed to be interviewed inside the family home and pointed out a shelf in her room with books including Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" and "Romeo and Juliet" as well as a copy of the television series "Ugly Betty". Read More

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Cambridge Analytica: BJP seeks apology from Congress following revelations by Christopher Wylie

Cambridge Analytica: BJP seeks apology from Congress following revelations by Christopher Wylie

And it said the data it did have was used to "identify "persuadable" voters, how likely they were to vote, the issues they cared about, and who was most likely to donate". India's so big that one state can be as big as Britain . "Obviously, that's a country which is rife with political discord opportunities for destabilization", Labour MP Paul Farrelly , member of the parliamentary committees said during Wylie's questioning. Read More

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Inside Kim Jong-Un's secret bulletproof train to China

Inside Kim Jong-Un's secret bulletproof train to China

South Korea on Thursday welcomed the North Korea-China summit, calling it a significant development that will help denuclearize the North and bring peace to the Korean Peninsula. President Trump has shown admirable skill in preventing North Korea from gaining the upper hand against the USA with aggressive test firings of its nuclear missiles combined with its soft diplomacy at the Winter Olympics. Read More

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Canadian Foreign Ministry confirms expulsion of four diplomats from Russian Federation

Canadian Foreign Ministry confirms expulsion of four diplomats from Russian Federation

Two more diplomats are being sent by Albania, and another by Norway. The Russian Foreign Ministry said it told the British ambassador on Friday that Moscow is ready to cooperate in the investigation. More than 20 countries and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have ordered the expulsion of over 150 Russian diplomats. He said that "Russia didn't start any diplomatic wars", and "remains open for developing good ties". Read More

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Turkey rejects French mediation offer with Kurdish militia

Turkey rejects French mediation offer with Kurdish militia

So when he said weird things, I had to tell him our stance, even if it was a bit high-octane", said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. "Because it is not up to anyone to put us, our armed forces in a place we can never accept", he said. "Who are you to talk about mediating between Turkey and a terrorist organisation?" he added. Moreover, Ankara vowed to launch a new military operation in the region if Kurdish militia fails to comply Turkey's demands . Read More

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US, South Korea come to agreement on trade deal

US, South Korea come to agreement on trade deal

South Korea has been kept on a Treasury currency "monitoring list" due to its large global current account surplus and US trade surplus. Trump has called Korus a "horrible" agreement that "destroyed" US industry. Earlier in March, South Korean government officials said plans to disclose details of currency market intervention are "under review". This issue is being mitigated in the agreement. Read More

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Afghanistan's Ghani Offers Talks with Taliban 'without Preconditions'

Afghanistan's Ghani Offers Talks with Taliban 'without Preconditions'

The government's position is consistent with India's support to an "Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled reconciliation process, within the framework of the Afghan Constitution and the internationally accepted red lines". Ghani also called on Pakistan to hold talks government to government and said: "We will be ready to starts talks with Pakistan and forget the past and start a new chapter". Read More

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Mega Millions jackpot grows to estimated $502 million

Mega Millions jackpot grows to estimated $502 million

The odds of winning both jackpots are one in 75 quadrillion - that's 15 zeros - according to data scientists at Allstate. That victor has not come forward yet. News 6 will air Friday's drawing during the 11 p.m. newscast. Players might want to consider playing early to avoid the possibility of encountering lines at retailers. Read More

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Gaza protesters killed in bloody clashes at border

Gaza protesters killed in bloody clashes at border

In a statement reported by Israeli Kan TV, the army said organizers of the protests were deliberately trying to place civilians in harm's way, and cited an incident in which it said a seven-year-old girl was sent to the security fence in an apparent cynical attempt to draw Israeli fire, but was spotted by troops who realized what was happening and ensured she was not hurt. Read More

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After meeting Maharashtra CM, Anna Hazare ends fast

After meeting Maharashtra CM, Anna Hazare ends fast

The 80-year-old anti-corruption activist, however, said he was giving the government six months time till August to come good on its assurance and warned that his protest will again begin in September if the demands were not met. If the government fails to do it till then, I will start agitation in September. "It is the duty of the government to do good for the people". It should be done within a time frame. Read More

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Citizenship question will reverse progress toward trust in the census

Citizenship question will reverse progress toward trust in the census

That announcement said the move was coming at the request of Attorney General Jeff Sessions 's Department of Justice in order to help better enforce the Voting Rights Act. The suit also said the Census Bureau's own study past year found an "unprecedented groundswell" in concerns about confidentiality of census information, "particularly among immigrants and those who live with immigrants". Read More

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