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Abbas halts monthly stipends for Hamas ex-inmates

But even if Netanyahu was willing to do a deal, there remains the issue of the leadership of the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , who is said in the region to lack authority. The forces arraye...

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UK opposition leader urges PM to quit over police cuts

These could include: Longer jail sentences for terrorists and their accomplices; New powers for police and security agencies; Moves to counter radical propaganda and prevent the growth of segregated s...

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Turkey calls for dialogue over Qatar rift with Arab states

Turkey calls for dialogue over Qatar rift with Arab states

Yemen, Libya's eastern-based government and the Maldives joined in later. Qatari nationals will be banned from entering the UAE, while Qataris in UAE were given two weeks to leave. Tillerson said desp...

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Turkey offers to help resolve Gulf-Qatar row: Minister

Saudi Arabia accuses Qatar of supporting "Iranian-backed terrorist groups" in its Qatif province and in neighboring Bahrain - and of backing the Yemeni rebels its coalition is fighting. Central Comman...

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Labour closing gap in opinion polls after 'wobbly week' for Tories

Labour closing gap in opinion polls after 'wobbly week' for Tories

In one reply, the Labour leader said: "I would view the idea of having to use a nuclear weapon as something that was resulting in a failure in the whole world's diplomatic system". "Set free from th...

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Wallace And Gromit star Peter Sallis dies aged 96

Wallace And Gromit star Peter Sallis dies aged 96

The actor's agents confirmed the news of his death, revealing that Sallis died "peacefully with his family by his side" on Friday (June 2). Peter appeared as Norman "Cleggy" Clegg ever since the ver...

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Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar

The Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad says it is suspending flights to Qatar amid a growing diplomatic rift. Starting Tuesday morning, Abu Dhabi's airline carriers, Etihad Airways, Dubai's Emirates...

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China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea

China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea

Last month, China and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreed to a draft framework on a code of conduct to reduce the possibility of conflicts between nations claiming territory ...

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May seen 21 seats short of majority in June 8 vote - YouGov

But the divisive issue hasn't dominated the campaign as many in Britain had expected. Survation said the Conservatives were on 40 percent and Labour on 39 percent, indicating May's lead has coll...

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Breitbart Writer Fired After Posting Anti-Muslim Tweet

Breitbart Writer Fired After Posting Anti-Muslim Tweet

McHugh was also criticized after she lashed out at actor Pej Vahdat, who called her a "moron", by saying: 'You're an Indian.' Vahdat is in fact Iranian-American. Probably because they were too busy mo...

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Vijay Goel congratulates Team India post clinical win over Pak

Vijay Goel congratulates Team India post clinical win over Pak

As Pakistan batting progressed, there was another interruption of the rain which then reduced match to 41 overs, the revised target was 289. But Pakistan , rarely up with the stiff run-rate, fini...

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May could lose majority in UK parliament -YouGov study in The Times

The seat-by-seat projection for The Times by YouGov predicts that the Conservative Party could lose 20 seats and see its majority wiped out, while Jeremy Corbyn's Labour may gain 28 seats. Whi...

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Afghanistan Blames Haqqani Network in Pakistan for Deadly Kabul Bombing

Afghan lawmaker and analyst Nasrullah Sadeqizada bemoaned the abysmal security, saying "the situation is deteriorating day by day". "Our embassy is working with our Afghan and coalition partners t...

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Putin says US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack

President. Putin also said he had very little contact with Michael Flynn , the former US national security adviser, even though they sat next to each other at a 2015 Moscow dinner. "I haven't s...

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Answering the London Bridge attack

The Muslim Council of Britain has condemned the terror attack in London which killed seven people and wounded dozens, saying the militants respect neither life or faith. The other six victims are ye...

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Police arrest 12 in connection with London terror attack

Julie Bishop told the ABC one Australian was in hospital, one was on the way home and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade was making enquiries on the condition of the third person. The U.S. Em...

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Lightning halts play with Dufner poised for win at Memorial

Fowler started the tournament with a triple bogey on his second hole and he was 3 over through four holes when he turned it around Thursday for a 70. He won the CareerBuilder Challenge in 2016 and, af...

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Coptic Christians Slaughtered in Egypt As Ramadan Begins

Coptic Christians Slaughtered in Egypt As Ramadan Begins

The so-called Islamic State has taken credit for a Friday attack on Egypt's Coptic Christian that left 29 dead, according to the Associated Press . "The bloodletting of Christians must end, and a...

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The media is biased against Corbyn, says BBC veteran David Dimbleby

Anecdotal evidence would certainly suggest that Corbyn supporters in particular feel more strongly about their politics than Conservatives do, which might explain why more of them took part in our p...

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Macron admits his combative handshake with Trump 'wasn't innocent'

French President Emmanuael Macron said Sunday that his white-knuckle handshake with US President Donald Trump was a gesture that proves Macron is not a pushover, the Associated Press reported . "I...

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Four countries cut ties with Qatar citing terrorism

Qatar, which will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup and is home to some 10,000 American troops at a major USA military base, criticized the move as a "violation of its sovereignty". However, the 2014 crisi...

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Saudi airline suspending flights to Qatar

The Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting rebels in Yemen's two-year war meanwhile said it was expelling Qatar over what it said was the country's support for organisations including Al-Qaeda and the ...

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Will Trump's Paris Agreement Decision Help Or Hurt The Energy Sector?

Republican politicians and representatives of the coal industry have cheered Trump's action. He also sought to promote United States oil and gas production, which has boomed thanks to the rise of hy...

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Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe is new ECOWAS chairperson

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Moroccan King Mohammed V1 are expected to attend the meeting. In a historic first, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is scheduled today ...

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Qatar crisis: What we know so far

The UAE also announced its citizens would no longer be allowed to visit Doha . NPR's David Welna, who is traveling with Tillerson and Mattis, notes that the rift among US allies "comes just 10 da...

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Trump says vile enemy' has waged war on us for too long

There is "far too much tolerance for extremism in our country", May said . The rampage came less than two weeks after a suicide bomber killed 22 children and adults at a pop concert in Manchester ...

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Sadiq Khan condemns London attackers' 'poisonous ideology' after visiting scene

Sadiq Khan condemns London attackers' 'poisonous ideology' after visiting scene

Asked if Mr Trump was wrong in his assessment of the London mayor, the Prime Minister told reporters: "I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else - he's doing a goo...

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Donald Trump, Paris and the melodrama of climate change: Walkom

But much of the financing and technology sharing that flows between the United States and India isn't part of the Paris accords , but is laid out in bilateral agreements between the two countri...

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Emirates will suspend its flights to and from Doha from Tuesday morning

Emirates will suspend its flights to and from Doha from Tuesday morning

It joined Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in cutting ties with Qatar, isolating the tiny energy-rich country by cutting off its land, sea and air routes to the outside ...

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UAE's Etihad to suspend flights to Qatar

The UAE, along with Saudi Arabia , Egypt , Bahrain , Libya and Yemen, have made a decision to cut diplomatic relations with Qatar after accusing its neighbour of "destabilising" the region by bac...

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