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SYRIA POLITICS: Dozen Civilians Killed By US-Led Coalition Airstrikes

SYRIA POLITICS: Dozen Civilians Killed By US-Led Coalition Airstrikes 0

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said (SOHR) said on Wednesday that the airstrikes targeted the village of al-Baruda, located about 15 kilometers west of the provincial capital city of Raqqah, leaving at least 16 civilians dead.

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SYRIA POLITICS: US Coalition Strike Against Syrian Forces ‘Absolutely Unacceptable’: Russian Foreign Ministry

SYRIA POLITICS: US Coalition Strike Against Syrian Forces ‘Absolutely Unacceptable’: Russian Foreign Ministry 0

“You cannot consider the US-led coalition airstrike against pro-government forces an accident or a mistake anymore. This is a deliberate action and its consequences are yet to be estimated,” Kosachev wrote on his Facebook page.

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AUSTRIA POLITICS: Coalition Shatters, Snap Election Takes Center Stage

AUSTRIA POLITICS: Coalition Shatters, Snap Election Takes Center Stage 0

“A working relationship with the Freedom Party would be a novelty for the SPO and we will therefore now discuss that internally in a sensitive way,” Kern said, alluding to a deep split within the party on the issue.

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ALGERIA POLITICS: National Liberation Front Wins 2017 Election

ALGERIA POLITICS: National Liberation Front Wins 2017 Election 0

Turnout was 38.25 reflecting general distrust among Algerians. FLN won 164 seats in the 462-seat National Assembly.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Russia Bans US-Led Coalition Warplanes From Syria Safe Zones

SYRIA POLITICS: Russia Bans US-Led Coalition Warplanes From Syria Safe Zones 0

“In terms of their actions in the de-escalation zones then from this moment these zones are closed for their flights,” Kremlin’s envoy Kazakhstan Alexander Lavrentyev says.

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BULGARIA POLITICS: Boiko Borisov Names New Coalition Government

BULGARIA POLITICS: Boiko Borisov Names New Coalition Government 0

GERB party, named ministers for a coalition government that will see its leader Boiko Borisov return as prime minister for the third time since 2009.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Budget 2017: Turnbull School Funding Takes Center Stage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Budget 2017: Turnbull School Funding Takes Center Stage 0

Turnbull has tempted a backlash with the Coalition’s voter base, particularly Catholic families, as he seeks to “right Labor’s wrongs’’ by implementing needs-based funding and “bring the school-funding wars to an end”.

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IRAQ POLITICS: Shi’ite Ruling Coalition Opposes Kurds’ Independence Referendum

IRAQ POLITICS: Shi’ite Ruling Coalition Opposes Kurds’ Independence Referendum 0

Iraq’s Shi’ite ruling coalition would oppose Kurdish to hold a referendum on independence after defeat of Islamic State, its president, Ammar al-Hakim said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Revealed! Abbott Had ‘Very Blunt Conversation’ With Mathias Cormann

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Revealed! Abbott Had ‘Very Blunt Conversation’ With Mathias Cormann 0

Mr Abbott used his first appearance on Ray Hadley’s 2GB radio program to offer an insight into the internal workings of the Liberal Party. He revealed details of a “man to man” talk with Senator Cormann.

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USA POLITICS: US-Led Coalition Airstrike Mistakenly Killed 18 SDF Ally Fighters in Syria on April 11: Pentagon

USA POLITICS: US-Led Coalition Airstrike Mistakenly Killed 18 SDF Ally Fighters in Syria on April 11: Pentagon 0

“A Coalition air strike in support of partnered forces fighting ISIS south of Tabqah, Syria, resulted in 18 Syrian Democratic Forces personnel killed April 11,” the statement said.

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MOROCCO POLITICS: Saad Eddine El Othmani Agrees to Form Coalition Government

MOROCCO POLITICS: Saad Eddine El Othmani Agrees to Form Coalition Government 0

Othmani, from the Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD), was appointed as premier last week by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI. He replaced PJD leader Abdelilah Benkirane, whose efforts to form a government following October elections had been frustrated.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Revealed! New Evidence of Cluster Bombs Used By Saudi Coalition in Yemen

YEMEN POLITICS: Revealed! New Evidence of Cluster Bombs Used By Saudi Coalition in Yemen 0

Lynn Maalouf, Amnesty Director of Research said: “Cluster munitions are inherently indiscriminate weapons that inflict unimaginable harm on civilian lives.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: One Nation Shows Australia’s Shift to Right

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: One Nation Shows Australia’s Shift to Right 0

A state premier’s desperate move to win re-election by striking an electoral deal with the far-right One Nation party drove a wedge between partners in the ruling coalition on Monday, as Australia’s conservative politics faced a lurch to the right.

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AUSTRIA POLITICS: Coalition Talks Make Slow Progress

AUSTRIA POLITICS: Coalition Talks Make Slow Progress 0

Talks between Austria’s two centrist coalition parties aimed at setting policy priorities and averting a government collapse are making progress but could drag into the weekend, Chancellor Christian Kern said on Friday.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: 2017 Bernardi to Form Trump-Inspired Party

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: 2017 Bernardi to Form Trump-Inspired Party 0

Maverick right-wing senator Cory Bernardi is reportedly planning to leave the Coalition and form a radical Donald Trump-inspired party early in 2017.

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IRAQ POLITICS: Bestseller Book: Iraq: The Cost Of War By Sir Jeremy Greenstock

IRAQ POLITICS: Bestseller Book: Iraq: The Cost Of War By Sir Jeremy Greenstock 0

Supporting George Bush on Iraq will go down as defining moment for Blair, and for UK. Buy Iraq: The Cost Of War best seller book by Sir Jeremy Greenstock.

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AUSTRALIA: Bill Shorten Calls Malcolm Turnbull ‘Morally Bankrupt’

AUSTRALIA: Bill Shorten Calls Malcolm Turnbull ‘Morally Bankrupt’ 0

Shorten said the Turnbull government was willing to risk “more guns on the streets” in exchange for Liberal Democrats senator David Leyonhjelm’s vote.

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IRAQ: Mosul Battle: Coalition Winning, Islamic State Loses Ground

IRAQ: Mosul Battle: Coalition Winning, Islamic State Loses Ground 0

Iraqi and Kurdish forces closing in on Mosul said they had secured some 20 villages on the outskirts of the city in the first day of an operation.

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YEMEN: 140 Killed, 525 Wounded, Saudi-Led Coalition Guilty

YEMEN: 140 Killed, 525 Wounded, Saudi-Led Coalition Guilty 0

A “horrified and extremely disturbed” UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien called for probe.

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CROATIA: HDZ-MOST Agree Coalition

CROATIA: HDZ-MOST Agree Coalition 0

“I expect a stable and an efficient government in the next four years,” Plenkovic told reporters. The previous HDZ-Most coalition collapsed in June.

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