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In Turkey Istanbul police detains leftist activists after 'No' protests: party

In Turkey Istanbul police detains leftist activists after 'No' protests: party

Turkey's president has been required to remain above party politics, but that condition was removed in one of the referendum's 18 amendments. NAN reports that Turkey's main secularist opposition CHP said it will present its appeal for the annulment of Sunday's referendum boosting the powers of Erdogan to the High Electoral Board (YSK) on Tuesday, the party said in a statement.


Obama discusses civic engagement, not politics

Obama discusses civic engagement, not politics

The president heard from and took questions from the students interested in becoming more politically active. "It's harder and harder to find common ground because of the money in politics", Obama said . Earlier this month, the president suggested Obama's national security adviser, Susan Rice, may have committed a crime by seeking to learn the identities of Trump associates swept up in surveillance of foreign officials by USA spy agencies.


Macron, Le Pen Head to Runoff in French Presidential Race

Macron, Le Pen Head to Runoff in French Presidential Race

The National Front's image has been tarnished by the reputation of her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, who led the party until his daughter took it over in 2011. Instead, Le Pen would put in place a global license, which opponents say would legalize piracy as well as jeopardize territorial licensing and French financing schemes.


North Korea warns United States to end its 'military hysteria' or face retaliation

North Korea warns United States to end its 'military hysteria' or face retaliation

Other senior officials joining Kim at the podium included Kim Won Hong, who the South Korean government had said earlier this year was sacked from his job as state security minister, presumably over corruption. "Whatever comes from the USA, we will cope with it". The adviser, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the administration's initial understanding of the launch, said there was no expected response from the Trump administration because there was no need for the U.S.to ...


Pence Talks Trade in Japan

Pence Talks Trade in Japan

Pence told reporters near the DMZ that President Donald Trump was hopeful China would use its "extraordinary levers" to pressure the North to abandon its weapons programme, a day after the North's failed missile test launch. Pence's broader message was directed not just at North Korea, but at any other "enemies of our freedom". The event is often used as an opportunity to test new weaponry.


Mike Pence: WH Moving to 'Isolate' NKorea After Failed Test

Mike Pence: WH Moving to 'Isolate' NKorea After Failed Test

The two governments hope to achieve North Korea's abandonment of its nuclear program through heightening USA military pressure as well as strengthening economic sanctions by China. and Japanese Navy personnel as he visited the USS Ronald Regan at a United States naval base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo. Yesterday China expressed "serious concern" at North Korea's nuclear development.