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Assad's regime has regained 95 percent of Eastern Ghouta through a combination of an aerial blitz, ground battles and Russia-brokered evacuation deals, a Britain-based monitor says. The guided missile destroyer is armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles, the weapon of choice in a US attack one year ago on an airfield in Syria following an alleged sarin gas attack on civilians.
  • Life of Winnie Mandela in my words

    Life of Winnie Mandela in my words

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    She led a group of women protesters 1956. Winnie is the enduring symbol of the fight for freedom for South Africans in their own homeland and will eternally be associated with the anti- apartheid struggle. She was a class act to the very end and a lifelong revolutionary. She declined to be cowed despite the emotional pains and aches of unending pestering of her family by security forces, detentions, solitary confinements and banishment.
  • Woman's armless, legless body found in Brooklyn park, NYPD says

    Woman's armless, legless body found in Brooklyn park, NYPD says

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    The body was covered with a small amount of leaves and branches. - Spectrum News NY1 (@NY1) April 10, 2018A neighbor out walking the dog in Canarsie Park discovered a woman's dismembered body. "This is a shock, it's a very quiet neighbourhood", he said. Mr Clouden told the New York Daily News . The neighborhood consists mostly of one- and two-family homes, he said, and the park, which sits along the Jamaica Bay waterfront, is commonly used by dog walkers and joggers.
  • USA pushes United Nations action on Syria gas attacks after Trump threat

    USA pushes United Nations action on Syria gas attacks after Trump threat

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    In a statement Monday, a European Commission spokesperson said the E.U. has credible sources that suggest the Syrian government was responsible for the attack that left dozens of civilians dead. Israel says the attack "joins a long series of similar attacks using chemical weapons " by the Assad regime after it undertook to disarm from such weapons.
  • Mark Zuckerberg's testimony continues with House committee

    Mark Zuckerberg's testimony continues with House committee

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    Zuckerberg took personal responsibility for the data breach during opening remarks delivered to a rare joint hearing of 44 senators from the Senate commerce and judiciary committees . "I take full responsibility as the CEO of Facebook", he said. Zuckerberg appeared before the Senate to answer to recent discoveries that Facebook allowed the harvesting of the data of 87 million Facebook users to third parties without the user's knowledge.
  • Eurocontrol issues alert to airlines over 'possible NATO air strikes on Syria'

    Eurocontrol issues alert to airlines over 'possible NATO air strikes on Syria'

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    Pan-European air traffic control agency Eurocontrol on Tuesday warned airlines to be cautious when flying over the eastern Mediterranean region due to the possibility of air strikes into Syria within 72 hours. Russia's ambassador to Lebanon has said any United States missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launch sites targeted. Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya.
  • With markets anxious, Trump downplays fears of trade fight

    With markets anxious, Trump downplays fears of trade fight

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    They 've said. We've said. He added, "We should have been able to do what they did". President Trump claimed on Monday that he'll meet with Kim Jong-un, " northkorea's leader, in May or early June, putting a timeline for the historical summit in between the president and the Arab Korean strongman.
  • Hither Green burglar death flowers 'an insult'

    Hither Green burglar death flowers 'an insult'

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    They say the crimes date back to the fall of 2017. He said: "It was a residential area they were placing flowers on". Names of the five people have not been released. A struggle is believed to have followed and the intruder was stabbed in the upper body but it is not clear what object was used to inflict the fatal blow.
  • Fossil revealed to belong to one of the largest animals ever

    Fossil revealed to belong to one of the largest animals ever

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    Fossil collector Paul de la Salle, who found the bone, said: "The structure was in the form of growth rings, like that of a tree, and I'd seen something similar before in the jaws of late Jurassic ichthyosaurs". On top of that, la Salle may have solved a long-standing mystery about similar bones found in the UK. Two of them are now missing and presumed destroyed.
  • Korean, Japanese FMs vow cooperation on N. Korea

    Korean, Japanese FMs vow cooperation on N. Korea

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    During an hourlong meeting, Kang and Kono reaffirmed their pledge for close coordination in dealing with North Korea's nuclear issue in the lead-up to the inter-Korean summit scheduled for April 27 and the US-North Korea summit expected to take place by early June.
  • Myanmar refuses to drop case against Reuters journos

    Myanmar refuses to drop case against Reuters journos

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    A Myanmar court on Wednesday rejected a motion to drop a case against two Reuters journalists arrested months ago while reporting on the Rohingya crisis, pushing ahead with hearings that have sparked global outrage and fears of shrinking press freedoms.
  • Russia invites UN to Syrian attack site for inspection

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    U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday he was outraged by the reported attack, and that the use of chemical weapons would be a violation of global law. "It was an atrocious attack, it was frightful". Trump promised on Monday forceful action in response to the attack that killed at least 60 people and injured more than 1,000, according to a Syrian relief group.
  • CBSE told to conduct exam for one student

    CBSE told to conduct exam for one student

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    The court issued the order on a petition filed by Amiya Salim, a student of Mount Carmel School in Kottayam . CBSE later decided that a re-examination was not warrented. "I was initially shocked". Later some of her teachers also confirmed that it was an old question paper. Meanwhile, the Delhi Police has also seized a dozen mobile phones and said about 1,000 students in the national capital might have got the questions - sold for Rs 30,000 per paper and later resold for Rs 5-7,000.
  • Akal Takht bans film Nanak Shah Fakir based on Guru Nanak

    Akal Takht bans film Nanak Shah Fakir based on Guru Nanak

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    The film was banned by the Akal Takht in Punjab after several religious groups took offense to the portrayal of the Sikh guru, Guru Nanak, as a human in the film. The Directing the states to maintain law and order, Chief Justice Misra told: "Once the CBFC grants the certificate, there can't be any kind of impediment to the exhibition of the film".