• Censored: Planned Parenthood Activists Clash with Police at #ProtestPP March

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    The new U.S. Congress is working on legislation to defund the abortion group, and President Donald Trump previously said he would support such a measure. If they still want an abortion, then it is done under safe conditions by a certified doctor. The counter protesters also called pro-lifers "bigots" and chanted "you don't care if women die!" - on top of other vulgar language ("f*ck you") directed at police.
  • Steinmeier elected Germany's new president

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    A German parliamentary assembly has elected Frank-Walter Steinmeier by an overwhelming majority to become the country's new president. In his acceptance speech, Steinmeier said that Germany should be an "anchor of hope" at a time when democratic institutions were under threat across the world.
  • Romanian justice minister quits over corruption decree

    Romanian justice minister quits over corruption decree

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    Mr Iordache drafted the bill, which the government withdrew following the public outcry. Minister of Justice, Florin Iordache, has announced about his resignation from the position of Minister of Justice. The bill was promoted by the government as a means of ending prison overcrowding and to align some laws with the country's Constitution. Bowing to pressure, the government last week scrapped the decree that would have shielded many politicians from prosecution for corruption.
  • 'Catastrophic' fire danger looms over parts of Australia

    'Catastrophic' fire danger looms over parts of Australia

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    The Rural Fire Service has also warned of a potential "catastrophic" fire danger warning on Sunday largely around the Hunter, from the coast, mid-north coast, out through the Central Tablelands, the top end of the greater Sydney region and out to the central west.
  • Pakistan Begins Naval Exercises in Response to Indian Maneuver

    Pakistan Begins Naval Exercises in Response to Indian Maneuver

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    Navies of 37 countries are participating in AMAN-17, including Australia, China, Indonesia, Turkey, Russia, Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom, the Unites States and Japan. "Aim of this multi-national exercise is to display united resolve against terrorism and crimes in maritime domain", it said. "We believe in inclusive policy and we think that if the world stands together, there will be great benefits for all of us".
  • Manhunt for Peru's fallen ex-president starts in California

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    Toledo has not been convicted of any crimes but a judge ruled Thursday that evidence uncovered so far merited jailing him for up to 18 months while influence peddling and money laundering charges are prepared against him. "Anyone in the world who can help us find him can claim the reward", Interior Minister Carlos Basombrio said. Prosecutors, citing testimony from an Odebrecht executive, alleged Toledo made a pact with the company to help it win two lucrative highway contracts in exchange ...
  • Call between China and U.S. presidents 'previously agreed', says Chinese spokesman

    Call between China and U.S. presidents 'previously agreed', says Chinese spokesman

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    The White House issued a statement saying Trump had "provided a letter" to Xi on Wednesday, thanking the Chinese leader for a congratulatory note he had sent on the USA president's inauguration. In December , Trump suggested he was willing to put the " one China " policy on the negotiating table as leverage for the U.S.to improve its trade relations with China.
  • Polish prime minister 'injured after auto hits her convoy'

    Polish prime minister 'injured after auto hits her convoy'

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    The 53-year-old leader is in "good condition", but she is being flown to Warsaw for checks, officials say. According to public broadcaster TVP Info, a small private Fiat was traveling in the same direction as her limousine and crashed into it while trying to turn left.
  • What's behind Trump's tough talk on Iran?

    What's behind Trump's tough talk on Iran?

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    Hassan Rouhani said as his nation marked the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution amid a souring of ties with the Trump administration. Rouhani said the large turnout was a response to "false remarks of the new White House rulers". Trump's travel ban is also a source of tension - Iran was one of the seven Muslim-majority countries included in the ban. The members of the House missile defense caucus, led by Rep.