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People visit Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Earlier at the government's weekly meeting, Netanyahu said the Jews has become "from the people that is a driven leaf, helpless, to a sovereign people with a defensive force that is among the strongest in the world".
  • GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized

    GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized

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    GM has described the takeover as an "illegal judicial seizure of assets", and that the move was a "total disregard" of the company's legal rights. GM's Venezuelan subsidiary, General Motors Venezolana, has operated in the country for almost 70 years and employs almost 2,700 workers there.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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".
  • 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 ...