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Qatari hunters kidnapped in Iraq freed after 16 months

Qatari hunters kidnapped in Iraq freed after 16 months

An airport official said the group departed Friday afternoon on a private Qatari jet from Baghdad airport. Qatari officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Iraq's Interior Ministry said their passports were checked, photographs and fingerprints taken before they were handed over to Qatari officials. "It's completely humanitarian and has nothing to do with Qatari hostages in Iraq".



USA again puts faith in China to rein in NKorea

The vice president spoke at a news conference following the Japan-U.S. economic forum in the afternoon with Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso. "I hope things work out well", Trump said on Tuesday's episode of Fox & Friends. North Koreans walk in downtown Pyongyang on April 18. The U.S. will not stop in its pursuit of ensuring the Korean Peninsula is free of nuclear weapons .



UK Election Debates Won't Feature The Prime Minister

May stated these polls is in the country's "national interest" and will strengthen her hand in the complex Brexit negotiations. The House of Commons vote was a formality, given both UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron had previously said they welcomed the election, although Scottish National Party MPs abstained.


Turkish protesters rally against election board

Turkish protesters rally against election board

The referendum was seen as crucial not just for shaping Turkey's political system but also the future strategic direction of a nation that has been a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member since 1952 and a European Union hopeful for half a century.



Australia-PNG Trade vital, says PM O'Neill

However, Turnbull assured India that the first shipment of uranium from Australia to India will happen "as soon as possible". On energy cooperation, the Indian Prime Minister said that he was happy "that our dialogue and cooperation in other forms of energy, including renewable energy, is on the up-swing".



Turkey opposition to demand referendum be annulled

Global election monitors, including from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, noted a series of irregularities, and said the decision to accept as valid ballots without official stamps undermined safeguards against fraud and was contrary to Turkish law.