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Trump mixes up Sri Lankan president and prime minister in tweet after Easter Sunday attacks

Added: 22.04.2019 21:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

The since-deleted tweet marks the second time Trump has tweeted erroneous information related to the Sri Lanka attacks that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500.

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Canadian conservative stars cast shadow over Trudeau rival's hopes

Added: 22.04.2019 19:49 | 8 views | 0 comments

Right-leaning Canadian politicians have won important elections over the last year, but it may do Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau more good in October's national vote than his little-known Conservative Party challenger.


Iran and Pakistan to form rapid reaction force at border: Rouhani

Added: 22.04.2019 19:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

Iran and Pakistan will form a joint quick reaction force to combat militant activity on their shared border, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday during a televised news conference with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan.


[Ticker] Centre-left narrowly wins Finnish elections

Added: 22.04.2019 17:27 | 4 views | 0 comments

The centre-left Social Democrats (SDP) won Sunday's elections in Finland by a narrow margin. The SDP received 17.7% of votes, closely followed by the far-right Finns Party (17.5%). The Centre Party (13.8%) of outgoing prime minister Juhu Sipila suffered a considerable defeat, losing a third of its supporters, and falling behind its junior coalition partner, the centre-right National Coalition Party (17%). Finland will be the EU presidency from 1 July.

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Sri Lanka PM not alerted to warning of attack because of feud: minister

Added: 22.04.2019 16:43 | 1 views | 0 comments

A rift between Sri Lanka's president and prime minister, which sparked a crisis last year, came under scrutiny on Monday a day after a series of deadly bomb blasts, with questions over how the government handled a recent warning of an attack.


Trump pledges support for bringing Sri Lanka bombing perpetrators to justice

Added: 22.04.2019 16:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump pledged American support to Sri Lanka in bringing the perpetrators of a coordinated bombing attack "to justice" during a call with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, a White House spokesman said on Monday.


No democracy without peace in Israel

Added: 22.04.2019 15:55 | 12 views | 0 comments

By Javier Solana MADRID ― Having secured a fifth term (and his fourth in a row) as Israel's prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu is on his way to surpassing David Ben-Gurion, the state's founding father, as his country's longest-serving leader. Yet Netanyahu's Israel would hardly be recognizable to Ben-Gurion, who strived to combine the country's Jewish character with democracy. As L.P. Hartley wrote in the opening of "The Go-Between": "The past is a foreign country: They do things differently there." While Israel's Jewish character has been strengthened, its democracy has been battered, and Netanyahu's re-election could sound its death knell. He has already signaled his intention to annex...

Mali's Keita names finance minister as new PM

Added: 22.04.2019 14:49 | 9 views | 0 comments

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita appointed finance minister Boubou Cisse as prime minister on Monday, days after the government resigned following pressure to respond to the vigilante massacre of about 160 Fulani herders which shocked the nation.


Former Turkish PM Davutoglu sharply criticizes Erdogan's AK Party

Added: 22.04.2019 12:28 | 13 views | 0 comments

A former prime minister and close ally of President Tayyip Erdogan strongly criticized the ruling AK Party on Monday, blaming policy changes and an alliance with nationalists for its poor performance in Turkey's local elections last month.


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