• Aung San Suu Kyi cancels rare public appearance in Australia
Aung San Suu Kyi cancels rare public appearance in Australia

Ms San Suu Kyi is in Australia for the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit and a series of other meetings. Lawyers in Australia have filed a private prosecution against Myanmar's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi , over her country's treatment of mostly Muslim Rohingya.

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  • NCAA Tournament takes teams on wild March Madness ride
NCAA Tournament takes teams on wild March Madness ride

The Aggies pulled away with a 29-8 stretch to end the first half and led 42-28 into halftime. MI won despite shooting just 35.6 percent from the field and enduring long offensive lulls in the second half. "When they had certain lineups in the game, we played man", commented coach Billy Kennedy , "Fortunately I think we rattled their confidence b...

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  • No confidence motion against NDA govt: KCR meets Mamata Banerjee
No confidence motion against NDA govt: KCR meets Mamata Banerjee

An interesting discussion is taking place in the TRS circles on the name to be given to the proposed front. Krishna Saagar Rao, BJP spokesperson, who ruled out Congress allegations of a "covert" understanding with his party, said, "The Congress is making baseless allegations...

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  • Hundreds of Thousands Flee From Syria's Afrin Within 3 Days
Hundreds of Thousands Flee From Syria's Afrin Within 3 Days

The military tweeted aerial footage and photographs of the town's general hospital it said were from Saturday morning, showing it was intact. Lailawa Abdullah said in a statement Sunday that the campaign against IS in northeastern Deir el-Zour province has been halted because fighters from the U.S-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have pulled out...

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  • China protests USA move to promote Taiwan relations
China protests USA move to promote Taiwan relations

The government of Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned that the move would severely damage relations between Washington and Beijing . The White House said the bill, which was passed unanimously by Congress, would go into effect on Saturday morning even without the president's signature.

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  • Trump has chose to remove his national security adviser
Trump has chose to remove his national security adviser

Here's maybe a good place to note Kelly also is reported to have joined McMaster in the Trump Tumbril. But he has grown increasingly frustrated with the constant turmoil in the West Wing, believing at times that Trump intentionally fuels the chaos to keep his staff on its toes and his name in media headlines, according to a person familiar with t...

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  • 'Master Legislator' Pelosi Says She's Staying on Top of House Democrats
'Master Legislator' Pelosi Says She's Staying on Top of House Democrats

The former Obama administration official said Pelosi will continue being a very successful fundraiser, but she noted that other Democrats have stepped up on that front. His victory in a congressional district President Donald Trump won by 20 points is signaling to other Democrats that running against Pelosi can be a winning strategy.

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  • Expat Voting Begins in Egypt Presidency Election
Expat Voting Begins in Egypt Presidency Election

The candidates competing in the elections are sittinf President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, represented by the star symbol, and Ghad part head Moussa Mostafa Moussa, represented with the airplane symbol. Sixty million eligible voters will cast their ballots in the election on March 26-28 in Egypt, while expatriates will vote between Friday and March 18 a...

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  • Pakistan dropped out of India's WTO meeting says sources
Pakistan dropped out of India's WTO meeting says sources

Trade ministers of over 50 nations including the US, China and Pakistan were invited by India to discuss issues related to agriculture and services. Sources also said Islamabad would not send High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood back to Delhi until the diplomatic row was resolved.

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  • China's president Xi reappointed with no term limit
China's president Xi reappointed with no term limit

The vote was witnessed by journalists inside central Beijing's Great Hall of the People. Xi, who leads the ruling 90 million-member Communist Party, also was reappointed as head of the government commission that commands the military.

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  • Anna Hazare taunts Kejriwal for apologising to former Punjab minister
Anna Hazare taunts Kejriwal for apologising to former Punjab minister

Kanwar Sandhu in his letter has asked Kejriwal to let the Punjab unit function as a regional party. Mr. Khaira had, at a meeting of MLAs on Friday, said that any meeting about issues pertaining to Punjab should take place in Chandigarh , not in Delhi.

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  • Britain's top diplomat says Russia's Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy's poisoning
Britain's top diplomat says Russia's Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy's poisoning

Accusations have been growing against Moscow over the March 4 attack, in which former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter were targeted by a nerve agent in a British shopping district. "The popularity of this government is going downwards", he said, arguing that Prime Minister Theresa May has been unable to deliver on her pr...

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  • Morocco submit bid to host 2026 World Cup
Morocco submit bid to host 2026 World Cup

In addition to the host candidate cities, the United Bid announced that they have secured more than 150 training facilities including MLS and Liga MX stadiums including others. In this case, Walters hinted that the long-awaited soccer-specific stadium for a reborn version of FC Edmonton owned by Tom Fath to be used for World Cup training and worldw...

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  • United Nations launches $951m appeal for Rohingya refugees
United Nations launches $951m appeal for Rohingya refugees

Provocative images of one-time human rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi with a Hitler moustache and banners demanding Cambodia's Hun Sen step down were held by protesters in Sydney Saturday in a rally against Southeast Asian leaders. "Ms Suu Kyi has denied these events have occurred". "It was used to convey public messages but we know that the ultr...

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  • 1 dead, others injured in high school band bush crash
1 dead, others injured in high school band bush crash

Channelview ISD Superintendent Greg Ollis says the district hired two buses from First Class Tours to take a group of band students, chaperones and staff to Disney World for a performance and some fun. A family response center is set up at the City Hope Church in Malbis, Alabama. "I felt hopeless and like I couldn't do anything", said Josh Torres...

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  • England coach desperate to avoid World Cup boycott
England coach desperate to avoid World Cup boycott

Selection-wise, I've talked before about players needing to be playing for their clubs - and playing well - but it's a bit more of a complex scenario in reality. "We have faith in them so to give them experience now is critical". Welbeck has only started eight Premier League games this season, scoring just three goals, but did net twice in A...

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  • Activists call for human rights debate at ASEAN summit
Activists call for human rights debate at ASEAN summit

President Donald) Trump administration as protectionist, it is clear that they take a radically different approach towards trade", Lee was quoted as saying. Human Rights Watch said most Asean governments deny their citizens basic liberties and fundamental freedoms. Hun Sen has reacted aggressively to such criticism, threatening to hunt down and b...

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  • Terrified skiers flung through the air as ski lift malfunctions
Terrified skiers flung through the air as ski lift malfunctions

The exact reason for the ski-lift incident has yet to be found. Multiple tourists visiting the Gudauri resort, located in The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range, were riding the ski lift when it suddenly sped up and reversed its direction.

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  • Russian Federation will 'of course' expel British diplomats over nerve toxin attack: Lavrov
Russian Federation will 'of course' expel British diplomats over nerve toxin attack: Lavrov

The Russian diplomates are due to leave London on 20 March, RIA news agency quoted Russia's ambassador to Britain as saying. Separately on Friday, police in London launched a murder investigation into the death this week of a Russian associate of late tycoon Boris Berezovsky, but said nothing at this stage suggested a link to the Skripal case.

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  • Mike Pence Reportedly Asked For A Closed Event With Ireland's PM
Mike Pence Reportedly Asked For A Closed Event With Ireland's PM

Mr Pence said it was an honour to host Mr Varadkar for the first time and said there were "great and productive discussions yesterday" at the White House , adding that under the two leaders the Irish-US relationship would strengthen. "It was something that was very much on his mind", he said. President Trump praised the bond between the two coun...

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  • Rand Paul says he'll oppose Trump's CIA, State Department nominees
Rand Paul says he'll oppose Trump's CIA, State Department nominees

More than a dozen Democrats joined all but one Republican in backing him. Haspel's likely promotion reflects Pompeo's and Trump's sympathetic approach to torture. CBS News reports that Paul's opposition to Haspel's nomination could put her potential confirmation as head of the Central Intelligence Agency in jeopardy if all 49 Democratic Sena...

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  • United Nations gets $100m in new funds for Palestinian aid after U.S. cuts
United Nations gets $100m in new funds for Palestinian aid after U.S. cuts

Donors from over 70 countries around the world vowed to provide up to $100 million in additional funds at the conference. The United Nations has said that a donor conference has produced almost $100 million in new pledges to fund the UN relief agency for Palestinian refugees this year after Washington slashed its aid.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn stokes furious row over his response to Salisbury chemical attack
Jeremy Corbyn stokes furious row over his response to Salisbury chemical attack

Mr Corbyn added: "This is what you get when you have a team in-house". Mr Corbyn received criticism from Conservatives and some of his own MPs after his team raised doubts about who was responsible for the attack that has raised global hostilities between Russian Federation and the west.

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  • Alabama hospital gunman kills man and himself
Alabama hospital gunman kills man and himself

She was shot and killed. A man who worked for Steris, a contractor who manages the hospital's sterile supplies, was wounded and listed in critical condition. Officials said metal detectors were in use, but they didn't explain how the shooter entered the building with a gun. "We're going to do a complete and thorough investigation, so we can get c...

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  • Trudeau back in Regina Wednesday for meetings with premier, mayor
Trudeau back in Regina Wednesday for meetings with premier, mayor

Trudeau, whenever cross-examined from AMERICA multimedia, rejected the suggestion that Canada will have paid the US to get omitted from the steel & aluminum tax obligation, and made it quite clear that the NAFTA agreements are not associated with those taxes.

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  • ASU, Syracuse want to prove they belong in tournament
ASU, Syracuse want to prove they belong in tournament

Arizona (27-7) is not only a nine-point favourite, but also boasts seven-foot-one freshman centre Deandre Ayton , who could be the No. 1 pick in this year's National Basketball Association draft. It'll be important for the Orange to control the tempo. Clearly, no one on the selection committee watched any Pac-12 basketball after mid-December.

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  • Rajya Sabha polls: TDP files nominations for just two seats
Rajya Sabha polls: TDP files nominations for just two seats

The Congress deployed Leader of Opposition in Assembly, Paresh Dhanani, and senior party leader Shaktisinh Gohil to put forward Rathwa's case. Meanwhile, BJP alleged that there was anger among Congress leaders as the party had sprung surprises in candidate selection.

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  • 11 killed as private jet crashes in Iran
11 killed as private jet crashes in Iran

He also said they would require DNA tests to formally identify those on board. The socialite had 58,000 followers on Instagram and appeared on the cover of Turkish fashion magazine Grazia and was also featured in Vogue Turkey . The aircraft had been flying from Sharjah in the UAE to Istanbul, Turkey, when it crashed in Iran's Zagros Mountains. ...

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  • Right-wing hate group Britain First banned from Facebook
Right-wing hate group Britain First banned from Facebook

The anti-Islamic group shared incendiary pictures, stories, and memes, largely relating to Muslims and complaints about a deemed breakdown in British society. More than two million people had liked the page. "There are times though when legitimate political speech crosses the line and becomes hate speech created to stir up hatred against groups ...

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  • European Union tells Britain to 'face up to hard facts' on Brexit
European Union tells Britain to 'face up to hard facts' on Brexit

Several issues remain to be solved, including finding a solution for the future of the Irish border. Mr. Juncker says both sides have agreed that there should be no hard border on the island of Ireland and that must be respected. "We are calling for a basic decision on this issue on the part of the EU and the British Government at the European ...

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