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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Istanbul’s newly elected mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu has said he wants a normalization process following the March 31 local elections and he will do everything in his power to try to realize it.
The emergency law, which gives police and the military extensive powers to detain and interrogate suspects without court orders, would go into effect at midnight local time, the president’s office said.

Monday, April 22, 2019
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, in which 290 people were killed and nearly 500 wounded.

Sunday, April 14, 2019
Vietnam’s prime minister has agreed with a proposal to increase Ho Chi Minh's decision-making powers to help the country’s largest metropolis develop to its full potential.
Thousands remained encamped outside Khartoum’s army headquarters overnight to keep up the pressure on a military council that took power after ousting veteran leader Omar al-Bashir on April 11.
It was another instance of the president trying to undo a decision and to stretch the boundaries of his power, even when told there were legal issues at stake.

Monday, April 8, 2019
Western powers are now becoming increasingly concerned that so-called Islamic State (IS) has built a presence in the North African state and the US has responded by launching air strikes on the militant group.

Sunday, April 7, 2019
The Indian military may attack Pakistan sometime in less than two weeks, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi claimed citing “reliable intelligence.” The two nuclear powers had a major flare up of tensions in February.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Dramatic drone footage reveals Cyclone Idai's devastating power

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Other parties which have made clear their stand not to support power succession by Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha or the Palang Prachararth Party are Future Forward (87 seats), Thai Liberal or Seri Ruamthai (11), Prachachat (6), New Economics (6) and Puea Chat (5).
Only the Future Forward Party shares Pheu Thai's explicit aim to end the power of the National Council for Peace and Order.
The Action Coalition for Thailand formed by former street protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban supports Prime Minister Prayut continuing in power, but has only five seats.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
A man in the Central Anatolian province of Konya has invented a solar-powered gravestone that recites prayers and provides an audio epitaph of the deceased person, as he was questing to build a one-of-a-kind tombstone for his late sister.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Venezuelan government targets Guaido as some power returns

Monday, March 4, 2019
Hong Kong (CNN) — Tensions on the border between India and Pakistan last week pushed the two nuclear-powered South Asian adversaries closer to conflict than at any point in the past two decades.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
New Delhi, India (CNN) — Pakistan says its air force shot down two Indian fighter jets over the disputed border region of Kashmir, in a significant escalation of the crisis between the two nuclear-armed powers.

Monday, February 25, 2019
Mr Zarif played a prominent role in negotiating the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and major international powers.
"We reminded our partners that there should be no vacuum of power in any way during the withdrawal," Akar told the agency, describing his talks in the United States with acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan.

Friday, February 22, 2019
Japan was the first Asian country that Trump visited after taking power.

Thursday, February 21, 2019
A car powered by compressed natural gas was traveling through a bazaar in Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital, when the cylinder stored in the back exploded, witnesses said.

Monday, February 18, 2019
Grein also expressed hope that McCarrick "will no longer be able to use the power of Jesus' church to manipulate families and sexually abuse children.

Friday, February 15, 2019
But he will declare a national emergency so he can exercise his presidential power to secure enough funding for the wall.

Monday, February 11, 2019
Mortgage brokers, who face a massive upheaval in their business model under the proposal, claimed the proposal threatened to drive up interest rates on home loans, while also giving more power to the big banks.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
The South American country has been caught in a downward spiral for years with growing political discontent further fuelled by skyrocketing hyperinflation, power cuts and shortages of food and medicine.

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Former Supreme Court Justice Yang Sung-tae was arrested Thursday on charges that he abused his power to influence politically significant trials and disadvantage justices critical of him.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
"It’s busy, but investing in milk tea shop is one of my best decisions. I have no regrets," said Dung, who works fulltime as a manager at a nearby power plant.
Cyprus was divided into a Turkish Cypriot state in the north and a Greek Cypriot administration in the south after a 1974 military coup was followed by violence against the island’s Turks and Turkey’s intervention as a guarantor power.

Saturday, January 5, 2019
But when asked whether he had considered using emergency presidential powers to bypass congressional approval of funding, Mr Trump said he had.

Saturday, December 29, 2018
After 32 years in power he was ousted by rebels supported by neighbouring countries.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018
However, important allies including senior Republicans and foreign powers have disputed the claim that IS is defeated in Syria and say the US withdrawal could lead to a resurgence.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
TOKYO -- A Japan-led public-private consortium is set to abandon a Turkish nuclear power project that had been touted as a model for Tokyo's export of infrastructure, Nikkei has learned.

Monday, December 3, 2018
Technicians install solar panels at a solar power plant in Ninh Thuan Province, located in south-central Vietnam.

Friday, October 19, 2018
Russia and Uzbekistan start work on nuclear power plant

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Over 900,000 homes and businesses in Florida, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas were without power.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Despite external uncertainties, the Chinese economy continues to power ahead, at a slower but more sustainable pace, with increasing market opportunities for the rest of the world.

Friday, September 28, 2018
ITALY’S populist government came to power in June on the back of extravagant promises.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Describing Taiwan's unification with the mainland as an unstoppable historic trend, An said that "anyone trying to fight the trend by borrowing influence from foreign powers will ultimately harm the immediate interests of the Taiwan people.

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Even though it's losing a member next year, Jean-Claude Juncker will say it's time for the EU to take its place at the top table of global powers.

Friday, August 3, 2018
In exchange, the customers can receive discounts on their power bills.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
First, in the course of establishing a new organisation or office, members of the drafting committee have a tendency to give more power to themselves and to people who are close to them.
Will you please explain why the issue of “power corruption” is included in the law this time?

Friday, June 15, 2018
Author Michael Wolff said White House employees believed Mr Trump's "mental powers were slipping".

Saturday, May 26, 2018
Critics say the move could usher in authoritarian rule, and amounts to a power grab.