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Turkey: ECHR has no jurisdiction over referendum

Turkey: ECHR has no jurisdiction over referendum

After Erdogan's narrow win in Sunday's referendum on creating an executive presidency, Trump congratulated the Turkish leader in a phone call on Monday, in contrast to the muted reaction of European leaders to the result, which has been challenged by the opposition.



US, South Korea warn defiant North against new provocation

North Korea has vowed to conduct more missile and nuclear tests. "As long as America continues its hostile acts of aggression, we will never stop nuclear and missile tests". And the THAAD anti-missile system created to mitigate the threat of North Korea's missiles will be operational "in the coming days", the top United States commander in the Pacific said.


Trump vows to back US dairy farmers in Canada trade spat

Trump vows to back US dairy farmers in Canada trade spat

U.S. President Donald Trump took fresh aim at Canada on Thursday, but expanded his hit list to beyond dairy to include lumber and energy. "Let's keep it that way by working together, as we have done so often in our history, to make it even better".


Is homework a critical part of education?

Is homework a critical part of education?

Homework can create a huge amount of stress for children - and one mum has had enough. But in recent years, the educational community has begun to debate whether homework could be doing kids more harm than good. "They need to play with their siblings", she continued. "They need to bond with their parents in a relaxed atmosphere, not one where everyone is stressed about fractions because ― SURPRISE ― I'm not a teacher".



'Major, major' conflict with North Korea is possible

It follows another statement by the ministry which said: "South Korea and the United States have been working to secure an early operational capability of the THAAD system in response to North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile threat".


White House Backing Off Wall Funding Demand to Avoid Shutdown

White House Backing Off Wall Funding Demand to Avoid Shutdown

By subsidizing these costs, the government makes health care more affordable for many who would otherwise struggle to pay. Another potential stumbling block involved a recent threat by Trump to scuttle a portion of former President Barack Obama's health law that helps low-income people afford insurance policies.