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Erdogan opponents vow to fight 'rigged' election

Opposition parties filed formal requests Tuesday to void the results over voting irregularities, particularly an electoral board decision to accept ballots without official stamps, as required by Turkish law. Erdogan launched a major crackdown on his opponents in the aftermath of the coup, with thousands of judges and high-ranking security officials dismissed and dozens of politicians and journalists arrested.


Proud of Ram Mandir movement, ready to go to jail: Uma Bharti

Proud of Ram Mandir movement, ready to go to jail: Uma Bharti

The Allahabad High Court had earlier ruled in favour of the conspiracy charges being dropped against the veteran BJP leaders, including Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Union minister Uma Bharti. The SC also said that there shall be no adjournment in the case. It also said that the trial judge of Lucknow "shall not be transferred" till conclusion and delivery of judgement in the sensational case.



Russian Federation opposes draft United Nations statement condemning N. Korea over launch

Since entering office, President Donald Trump, like his predecessor, Barack Obama, has pressed China to use its political and economic leverage over North Korea, its once-close ally. At the outset of their meeting, Pence reiterated to Abe his statement in South Korea that the United States has run out of patience with Pyongyang's moves.



United States ties with Russian Federation may be at an all-time low

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said objective of the United States missile attacks on an airfield in Syria last week was aimed at stalling the peace process within the country after six years of the bloody conflict. "We do not think the world will accept that", he said. Mr Tillerson said there was "a low level of trust" between both countries and such a relationship could not be allowed to continue between the world's foremost nuclear powers.



United Will Not Fire Employees Over David Dao Incident

The Chicago-based United Airlines is reviewing policies with regard to handling oversold flights to prevent similar incidents, and talking to some passengers and employees on how the airline can take a more "common-sense approach", Munoz said.


US VP says 'the sword stands ready' against North Korea

US VP says 'the sword stands ready' against North Korea

Kim In Ryong told a news conference that "if the USA dares opt for a military action", North Korea "is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the U.S". "The UN Security Council adopted harsh sanctions against North Korea and condemned its policy", the Russian Federation foreign minister added. "We are willing to work with all parties concerned to achieve denuclearisation and safeguard peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula", Lu said responding to Pence comments made in Seoul.