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ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Berlin on Sunday to answer for the holocausts committed by Germans.
This was the president’s angry response to Germany’s passing of a resolution acknowledging the Ottoman Empire’s murder of Armenians as a “genocide.” (Turkey-Germany-Genocide )
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LIMA — Peruvians went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president in a runoff vote between two candidates who both signal a continuation of the country’s centrist government.

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Out of an initial field of 10 candidates, presidential hopeful Keiko Fujimori, of the Popular Force (FP) party, won the first round on April 10 with just under 40 percent of the votes, with Pedro Kuczynski, of the Peruvians for Change (PPK) party, coming in second with 21 percent of the votes. (Peru-Elections)
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JERUSALEM — Tens of thousands of Israelis marched Sunday through Jerusalem’s predominantly Palestinian Old City amid high tensions to mark Israel’s 1967 capture of East Jerusalem.
The marchers, mainly ultranationalist religious Jewish youths, waved Israeli flags and blew horns as they passed through the Old City’s Muslim Quarter en route to the Western Wall. (Israel-East Jerusalem)
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TEHRAN — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said Sunday that the U.S. charges against Iran as world’s leading sponsor of terrorism is ridiculous.
U.S. cannot accuse other nations of sponsoring terrorism by shirking its own responsibilities, Hossein Jaber Ansari was quoted as saying by semi-official Mehr news agency. (Iran-U.S.-Terror Sponsor) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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