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A Gigantic Iceberg Has Turned Up Off The Coast Of Canada

A Gigantic Iceberg Has Turned Up Off The Coast Of Canada

The massive iceberg reportedly measures 46 metres at its highest point. "It's a huge iceberg, and it's in so close that people can get a good photograph of it", he said during a phone interview. Local Don Costello told CBC News the iceberg probably won't be moving unless winds keep blowing because it's stuck on shallow ground. An unusually high number of icebergs have drifted into North Atlantic shipping over the past few weeks, with about 450 near the Grand Banks of Newfoundland earlier ...



Turkey's AKP eyes gradual Erdogan return to party after referendum win

The European Commission has called on Turkey to launch an investigation into allegations of voting irregularities following a report stating its referendum was not genuinely democratic. Proposed changes that will give the president more power and could enable Erdogan to stay in office until 2029 passed with 51.4 percent of the vote, according to electoral officials.


May Signals She Won't Give More Brexit Details During Election

May Signals She Won't Give More Brexit Details During Election

She insists an early election would provide "certainty and stability" in the negotiations, which will now start after the vote. "That would be in nobody's interest", May said. Sturgeon said Tuesday that May was seeking "to crush the voices of people who disagree with her". May is hoping to gain a bigger majority in Parliament for her Conservatives , strengthening her negotiating hand with the EU.



The Curious Case of Nikki Haley

The newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported that dozens of men had been arrested and at least three were killed, citing multiple sources in the Chechen security services and among the LGBT community. "A spokesperson for Chechnya's leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, denied the existence of LGBTQ people in Chechnya, telling the Interfax news agency, "You can not detain and persecute people who simply do not exist in the republic".


Elections in Georgia: an early referendum on the Trump presidency?

Elections in Georgia: an early referendum on the Trump presidency?

Their argument: Tuesday's results are more evidence of an expanded House battlefield in 2018, and it suggests what once looked like a disastrous Senate map - with 10 Democratic senators up for re-election in states Trump won - now isn't necessarily so bad.



UK Parliament approves early general election

Why is there yet another election now? Germany's foreign minister says he hopes Britain's early election will lead to more clarity and predictability in upcoming negotiations on the country's exit from the European Union. European Council President Donald Tusk spoke to May and quoted British master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock's recipe for a good movie in likening her dramatic move to a thriller plot: "It was Hitchcock who directed Brexit: first an quake and the tension rises", the former ...