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Turkey opposition to appeal referendum result at top court

Turkey opposition to appeal referendum result at top court

It is not possible for an global organization to annul a referendum in any country, the Council of Europe's secretary-general said Thursday after Turkey's main opposition party said it would take Sunday's referendum results to the European Court of Human Rights.


CBI ex-chief Ranjit Sinha booked for influencing coal block probe

CBI ex-chief Ranjit Sinha booked for influencing coal block probe

Congress MP Vijay Darda (coal scam accused), Sunil Bajaj, head of corporate affairs in Essar that was probed in the 2G case, and former Medical Council of India chief Ketan Desai (arrested on corruption charges) were other visitors. Sinha is the second director against whom an FIR has been filed. Three months after the Supreme Court ordered a detailed inquiry into the matter, the agency has filed a case against its former chief.



Ivanka Trump in Berlin to talk women's economic empowerment

The newspaper Berliner Zeitung said German officials would "certainly be hoping that the president's daughter will convey a positive image of Germany to her father as a result of her short visit". It remains unclear what exactly Ms Trump's role is within her father's White House. However, Trump has faced a backlash in the United States, particularly from liberals who think she has done little to temper her father's conservative agenda.


US general suggests Russia arming Taliban

US general suggests Russia arming Taliban

In attendance was CEO Abdullah Abdullah, Mohammad Haneef Atmar, the national security adviser, defense minister and army chief of staff. Afghan national Army (ANA) troops are shown on April 21 at the site of the attack on army headquarters in Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan.



Cash-strapped Venezuela a major funder of Trump inauguration

Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro took to the streets of Caracas, striving for their biggest show of force in months as they push against a government that has presided over the erosion of Venezuela's economy and democratic institutions.