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A sample count extracted from the almost six million ballots cast showed Baswedan secured 58 per cent of the vote, against 42 per cent for the incumbent Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. The Indonesian rupiah weakened slightly after unofficial results were announced. "Whoever is elected, we must accept". About 7 million people are eligible to vote until 1 p.m.
  • Adityanath wants ministers to declare assets - every year

    Adityanath wants ministers to declare assets - every year

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    This reminds me of the scene in the Mahabharata in which Draupadi is being disrobed in an assembly and she asks a question to the gathering as to who is responsible for this?" he said. He said our Muslim sisters should also get justice. Sources claim that the Yogi Adityanath government's new transfer policy may fix the divisional term for state officials to 7 years while the tenure for district-level officials could be reduced to 5 years.
  • Historic referendum in Turkey grants more power to president

    Historic referendum in Turkey grants more power to president

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    Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waved flags in the streets while opponents alleged poll fraud after a narrow referendum victory gave him sweeping powers and laid the nation's divisions bare. Mr Erdogan and his supporters say the changes are needed to amend the current constitution, written by generals following a 1980 military coup, confront the security and political challenges Turkey faces, and avoid the fragile coalition governments of the past.
  • Pence visiting military camp near Korean DMZ

    Pence visiting military camp near Korean DMZ

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    The U.S. officials expressed doubt about how much farther China is willing to go to pressure its defiant North Korean ally - despite Beijing's increasing frustration with Pyongyang's missile launches and nuclear tests. A North Korean missile exploded during launch on Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said. He said the American commitment to South Korea is "iron-clad and immutable".
  • North Korea Missile Launch Fails A Day After Military Parade

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    In his annual New Year's address, Kim said that North Korea's preparations for an ICBM launch have "reached the final stage". An attempted projectile launch by North Korea on Sunday failed, US and South Korean defense officials told CNN. The statement reportedly added that the president had no further comment at the moment. The move, coupled with the USA retaliatory strikes against Syria over a chemical weapons attack on civilians, touched off fear in South Korea that the United States was ...
  • Trump Considering Sanctions Against Russia, Iran for Supporting Syria

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    The statement by the Iranian and Russian military chiefs echoed comments made by their countries' leaders in the hours after the USA strike. "I discussed these plans in detail with Secretary Tillerson". Amid rising tensions between Moscow and Washington , Johnson said Saturday the situation in war-torn Syria had "fundamentally" changed following a chemical weapons attack on civilians and the USA airstrikes targeting a military airfield.
  • Disney releases plans for Star Wars-themed lands

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    The media was accompanied by a brief description of the setting for the Star Wars attraction and how it will inform the story unfolding around the attraction's guests. As far as the world of Star Wars land itself, it will not be borrowing from previously created locations. The experience will also come with a few intelligent design details, including the use of RFID wristbands , which Disney World already employs to allow characters throughout the park to learn about guests as they walk ...
  • Shark kills teen girl surfing off Australia's coast

    Shark kills teen girl surfing off Australia's coast

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    Seven News reported the girl's mother and two sisters watched the attack. Just three kilometers from here, a man was seriously mauled in another shark attack which took place in 2014. Sharksmart , the West Australia website that tracks shark activity, reported sightings of a great white shark in the area in the past week, according to The West Australian .
  • Gwinnett County police assault victim set to speak out

    Gwinnett County police assault victim set to speak out

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    In this Wednesday, April 12, 2017 photo released by the Gwinnett County (Ga .) Sheriff's Office, Demetrius Bryan Hollins poses for a photograph after being arrested. Last August, McDonald was honored for three years of "good conduct" with the Gwinnett County Police Department. An attorney is calling for the two Georgia police officers who were fired Thursday after being caught on camera having a violent confrontation with a motorist, Hollins, to face criminal charges.