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In touch with Russia over India's NSG bid, but position unchanged: China

In touch with Russia over India's NSG bid, but position unchanged: China

Talking to reporters in New Delhi on Monday, Sushma Swaraj said Russian Federation feels that India should be part of NSG and since it has good relations with Beijing it can always use its good offi...

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What Is Behind The Diplomatic Crisis In The Persian Gulf?

To what extent, though, depends on how long the rift lasts and in what ways it's resolved, he said. He got his wish. Instead, Qatar built its own ties with other powers including Iran , the U.S. Ch...

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Nervous times for May as Labour eats away at lead

Nervous times for May as Labour eats away at lead

Comparing the United Kingdom economy with Germany, Corbyn said there was a need for more investment in the future. The Prime Minister came under fire over public sector pay, social care and mental...

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Five killed in Florida workplace shooting

They said Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings will make a statement "as soon as info is accurate". The sheriff said Neumann did not have a concealed weapons permit. Police say he killed five emplo...

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Youseff Zaghba named as third London terrorist - Everything we know about him

But in a Tuesday press release, British police said Zaghba "was not a police of MI5 subject of interest". "Helping people was what she loved to do in her job as a nurse and in her daily life", read ...

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UK police name two London attackers, say one investigated before

But a top counter-terrorism officer defended his colleagues, saying that in nine weeks five plots had been foiled and that the level of terrorist activity was "completely different to anything we have...

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US seen trying to calm waters between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

US seen trying to calm waters between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

The dispute comes two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia, called for a united Muslim front against extremism, and singled out Iran and its allies as sources of tensions in ...

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United Kingdom election now 'the biggest event risk' for FX markets - Citi

United Kingdom election now 'the biggest event risk' for FX markets - Citi

Yvette Cooper, former chair of the Home Affairs select committee, said that while it was "inappropriate and wrong" to draw "precise links" between police numbers and individual attacks, falling number...

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Two London attackers named by police

The war of words was the latest episode in a long simmering feud between Trump and Khan, a Muslim who was elected as London's mayor in May 2016. In more normal times, such a message of solidarity wi...

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Diplomatic Rift Between Gulf Arab Allies And Qatar Presents Fresh Challenges

Diplomatic Rift Between Gulf Arab Allies And Qatar Presents Fresh Challenges

He offered USA help in finding a solution. Irish citizens in Qatar have been warned to be cautious after the country was cut off by other Arab states due to accusations that it supported terrorism...

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USA approves $1.4-B slice of massive Saudi arms deal

Passengers on Qatar Airways' flights from Australia to Doha are unaffected, as are those from the United Kingdom - including Qatar Airways' Oneworld partner British Airways - and other parts of the ...

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Police name two London attackers

Police say investigations were continuing into the identity of the third attacker. He said: "I would urge anyone with information about these men, their movements in the days and hours before the at...

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Tillerson: Trump says look past turmoil and re-engage Russia

Tillerson: Trump says look past turmoil and re-engage Russia

The two politicians also discussed New Zealand's disagreement with the USA administration's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord, and compared notes on their ongoing relationship with China. not...

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Egypt launches 2nd day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians

Egypt launches 2nd day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians

Libya's militant strongholds have come under further scrutiny since Monday's terror attack in Manchester, which left 22 dead. Egypt's military says it launched a fresh round of air strikes over Li...

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London mayor: 'You do not commit these disgusting acts in my name'

He was, in fact, cautioning Londoners not to be alarmed by the increased presence of armed police , something the London mayor's spokesman pointed out . Trump's tirade also appeared to act as a re...

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Nigeria first lady: President 'recuperating fast' in London

Nigeria first lady: President 'recuperating fast' in London

She said this in a statement issued on Tuesday by Suleiman Haruna , her media aide. A source close to the President had told PREMIUM TIMES in late May that Mr. "I thank Allah for my safe trip to ...

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Trump Urges Tougher U.S. Travel Ban, Fast Court Review

Trump Urges Tougher U.S. Travel Ban, Fast Court Review

Legal experts said Trump's tweets could complicate his legal team's defense of the ban, since they contradict some of the arguments the government's lawyers are making in court. "These tweets are ba...

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Lawyer says families pleased with charges for warehouse fire

Harris had lived in the Ghost Ship warehouse since 2014, according to the East Bay Times , but his exact alleged involvement with the fire was not immediately clear. Federal and local fire official...

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No truck with Dhinakaran: Tamil Nadu Finance Minister D Jayakumar

No truck with Dhinakaran: Tamil Nadu Finance Minister D Jayakumar

But she is not in a position to take any decision. He said Dhinakaran, Sasikala or their associates were not "in the background". As he, along with 10 MLAs travelled to Bengaluru on Monday to me...

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U.N. breaks Cyprus impasse, talks to resume in Geneva this month

U.N. breaks Cyprus impasse, talks to resume in Geneva this month

No firm date was announced and Guterres said he would consult with Britain, the European Union, Greece and Turkey on the timing. The eastern Mediterranean island was divided into a Turkish Cyp...

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Rocket hits Indian diplomatic compound in Afghan capital, no casualties

Rocket hits Indian diplomatic compound in Afghan capital, no casualties

Government sources have reportedly confirmed that there were no casualties to Indian officials during the rocket blast. However, now the latest report says the rocket landed on the tennis court at I...

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Orlando Gunman Targeted Victims at Fiamma Inc

Orlando Gunman Targeted Victims at Fiamma Inc

Officers found four victims of the fatal shooting, some of them shot in the head several times. "He pointed a firearm at her and told her to get out of the business", Demings said. "Every once in a ...

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Rain lashes Australia's Champions Trophy chances

Left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc was the pick of the bowlers as he picked up four wickets for 29 runs. Australia were denied a crucial win in the Champions Trophy as rain washed out their secon...

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Germany's music fest evacuated due to terror threat

Organisers said they hoped the festival would resume on Saturday. Police said searches at the three-day " Rock am Ring ", held near Koblenz were over. Greater Manchester Police have confirmed a ter...

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Trump lashes out at London mayor -- again

He forcefully referred to his controversial executive order on immigration - that seeks to block people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States - as a "travel...

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Qatar stock suffers fall as nations sever links

Qatar, which will host the 2022 FifaWorld Cup and is home to some 10,000 American troops, criticised the move as a "violation of its sovereignty". It long has denied supporting militant groups and des...

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Police identify perpetrators of London Bridge terror attack

Redouane also is said to have used another identity, that of Rachid Elkhdar. The unnamed man said he contacted cops in Barking, east London , after the killer discussed ISIS-inspired terror attacks...

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US Open runner-up Pliskova in 1st French Open QF

The Briton, who lost to Novak Djokovic in a year ago s final at Roland Garros, will meet Japanese eighth seed Kei Nishikori for a place in the last four. It is the 10th time in the last 12 gran...

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Police Name Two London Attackers As Khuram Butt And Rachid Redouane

They were identified as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane , both residents of London . Assistant Commander Mark Rowley said: "Inquiries are ongoing to confirm the identity of their accompli...

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HomePod, Apple's smart speaker, has finally arrived

Critics instead saw a negotiating tactic to get Prime Video onto the Apple device, and a prod for people to buy Amazon's competing Fire TV players. "There is so much momentum building around these...

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