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Landslide buries over 2 dozen people in central Indonesia

Landslide buries over 2 dozen people in central Indonesia In 2014, at least 90 people were killed when a landslide hit a village in Central Java, according to the United Nations humanitarian agency. Mr Nugroho said the discovery of one body meant another 26 villagers are still missing. The BNPB said up to 30 houses were affected by the landslide and an estimated 17 people remained missing. Rescue efforts were hampered by the lack of heavy machine... [Full Article...]

Our exit from Europe will spur China's path to world leadership

Major demands from Brussels were for a cash payment and guarantees for companies and citizens. But the bloc insisted that it would have to be under EU rules and the European Court of Justice , a politically toxic condition in Britain give that national sovereignty was a key issue in the Brexit referendum. [Full Article...]

Martin McGuinness, IRA Leader And Politician, Dies At 66

However, when Robinson was replaced by Arlene Foster in 2016, relations turned sour, and McGuinness resigned in January of this year. Her Irish counterpart Enda Kenny said the former Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister undertook a "remarkable political journey" and strove to make the British province a better place for everyone, regardless of background or tradition. [Full Article...]

Gunmen kill Hamas official in Gaza

Gunmen kill Hamas official in Gaza Faqha, 38, was a senior Hamas official in the Israeli-occupied West Bank when he was jailed by Israel in 2003 for planning attacks against Israelis. Egypt brokered a prisoners' swap deal between Israel and Hamas movement in October 2011, where more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners, majority were Hamas leaders and militants; Fuqaha'a was on of them. [Full Article...]

Dem Sen. McCaskill: I Will Oppose Gorsuch, Support Filibuster

But with Democratic leaders nearly certainly set to enact a filibuster, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will likely have to invoke the "nuclear" option and rewrite the Senate rules to kill the filibuster on Supreme Court nominees for Gorsuch to be confirmed. [Full Article...]

EC to send team of top officials to MP to supervise bypolls

EC to send team of top officials to MP to supervise bypolls The official statement, issued on behalf of EC Director Dhirendra Ojha added, "The Commission has made a decision to depute a team of high level officers led by Bhanwar Lal, CEO Andhra Pradesh (Chief secretary level officer) to supervise the bye-elections in MP". [Full Article...]

Pentagon responds to criticism over civilian deaths in Mosul blast

Pentagon responds to criticism over civilian deaths in Mosul blast His comments come after the senior U.S. leader in Iraq , General Stephen Townsend, acknowledged this week that a coalition strike in the northern city earlier this month "probably" killed dozens of civilians. "If we had died by bombardment it would have been more merciful", said Saqr who has been in the camp for four months. Votel is head of the US military's Central Command. [Full Article...]

Turkey will continue efforts in Syria after completion of Euphrates operation

The US sees the YPG as a main ally in fighting Daesh , but Turkey considers it as a branch of the PKK terror group. But Mr. Trump, who spoke in glowing terms about Erdogan during the US presidential campaign, has shown no sign of deviating from Obama-era policies that had so angered Turkey, including a reliance on the Syrian Kurdish force, known as the YPG. [Full Article...]

North Korea's Latest Missile Test Exploded Within Seconds

Resolution 2321 also bans North Korea sales of copper, nickel, silver, zinc and even statues. Against the background of the launch, South Korea and the United States continued their annual " Foal Eagle " military exercises, which allegedly provokes retaliation from North Koreans. [Full Article...]

Venezuela chief prosecutor rebukes court power grab amid reports of violence

Venezuelan opposition deputy Rafael Guzman (C), confronts National Guard personnel during a protest in front of the National Attorney's General office building in Caracas on March 31, / Venezuela's attorney general Luisa Ortega surprisingly broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro on Friday, condemning recent Supreme Court rulings that consolidated the socialist president's power as a "ru... [Full Article...]

SKorean supporters of arrested ex-president protest in Seoul

SKorean supporters of arrested ex-president protest in Seoul Ahead of the hearing Thursday, prosecutors submitted around 120,000 pages of documents to the Seoul Central District Court relating to the charges against Park, and said it would be "counter to the principle of fairness" if she was not arrested. [Full Article...]

Malaysia says won't break ties with North Korea

Malaysia says won't break ties with North Korea Kim Jong-nam, the eldest son of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, was killed at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on February 13 by two women who smeared his face with VX nerve agent , which is banned by the Chemical Weapons Convention. [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel's party win big in bellwether Saarland state vote

Another leftist party - the ecologist Greens, possible candidates for a future "red-red-green" national coalition - meanwhile scored less than 5% meaning they missed the hurdle for parliamentary representation and were kicked out of the state assembly. [Full Article...]

May's launch rejected by top European Union politicians — BREXIT

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage, who campaigned for years to take Brexit from a fringe cause to a reality, said Britain passed "the point of no return". Now the question is: will the European Union give Britain an easy ride in upcoming Brexit talks? Analysts said the tone of Wednesday's historic announcement and the EU's initial reaction was largely conciliatory. [Full Article...]

Two-Party Rejection to Build Border Wall Grows in USA

Delaying the bill is meant to avoid a showdown between Democrats and Republicans that could result in a government shutdown. The House Appropriations Committee spokeswoman Jennifer Hing has disclosed that lawmakers hope to have a spending package ready for approval by April 24. [Full Article...]

European Union unveils draft guidelines for big Brexit talks

But a senior Brexit negotiator from a third member state said there were differences among the 27 and some talk of a trade deal was likely fairly early on: "we would be in the camp that says to start the discussions on the future relationship as quickly as possible". [Full Article...]

Cyclone Debbie: Queensland cleans up as storm moves inland

There was also serious damage to resorts on the idyllic Whitsunday Islands, a popular tourist destination, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said. The Insurance Council of Australia declared Cyclone Debbie a catastrophe , making it easier to make claims, but said in a statement it was too early to estimate the cost of damage. [Full Article...]

US vows to uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges

Tillerson participated in abbreviated discussions with foreign ministers from the 27 other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member nations, who were sent scrambling last week to accommodate the top USA diplomat after he said he could not attend the meeting originally planned for early April. [Full Article...]

Saudi Coalition Rejects Houthi Claim It Attacked Refugee Boat

Saudi Coalition Rejects Houthi Claim It Attacked Refugee Boat He said the refugees held up flashlights in an attempt to show they were migrants. Dozens were missing shortly after the attack, while others were treated at nearby hospitals, IOM spokesman Joel Millman said. The rebels remain in control of Sanaa and much of northern Yemen , and the conflict, which has killed an estimated 10,000 civilians, is in a stalemate. [Full Article...]

Tesla software, unhappy Leaf owner, Honda Clarity first drive, Musk says 'no'

Tesla software, unhappy Leaf owner, Honda Clarity first drive, Musk says 'no' Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, is serious about making the Model 3 stand out from the Model S and Model X. This is proven from his series of back and forth tweets with his followers on Twitter. As many might expect, the Auto Lane Change feature causes the vehicle to change lanes after the driver activates the turn signal while the vehicle is in Autopilot. [Full Article...]

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