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Bahrain says it too will jail Qatar sympathisers

Bahrain says it too will jail Qatar sympathisers

The UAE , along with Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and other Arab states severed all ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing the country of funding terrorist organisations and backing Iran . Sources said th...

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Accusations Fly After Attacks on Tehran

Accusations Fly After Attacks on Tehran

According to the statement , the team of five attackers had previously belonged to Sunni extremist groups inside Iran but later joined IS, where they went to fight in Mosul , Iraq , and Raqqa, S...

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Plans for IndyRef2 off as SNP suffers shock defeat

Plans for IndyRef2 off as SNP suffers shock defeat

Mr Mundell, who was the only Tory MP returned from Scotland in 2015, said: "If there is a Conservative government, I don't see circumstances in which we would be having a referendum in the next five...

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Voting opens in Scotland for historic election

Voting opens in Scotland for historic election

Ms Sturgeon , the Scottish National Party leader, argues this is necessary to give Scots, who voted to remain in the European Union , an alternative to the "extreme Brexit " proposed by UK Prime Mi...

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Trump's comments aren't helping the Middle East crisis

A Qatari diplomat told the Associated Press on Thursday that his country's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, won't travel overseas while the blockade remains in place. In Iran , the Foreign M...

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Pound tumbles as hung parliament spooks the City

Pound tumbles as hung parliament spooks the City

NPR's Eleanor Beardsley, who watched the results from London , told All Things Considered that many in the room of journalists and political scientists where she was "gasped and even yelled" when...

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Israeli, American Jewish Leaders Slam UN Secretary-General For 'Occupation' Statement

Earlier this week, in comments marking the Six-Day War's anniversary, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres conveyed concern regarding Israel's " occupation " in the disputed territories...

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Melbourne terrorist killed by cops was on parole

Melbourne terrorist killed by cops was on parole

Ashton said it was possible Khayre had taken the woman hostage to try and lure as many police as possible to the apartment. Meanwhile, the bomb disposal squad and forensics police today searched the...

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UK police name third man behind London terror attack

UK police name third man behind London terror attack

It contains information on thousands of people wanted under the European Arrest Warrant, as well as suspected foreign fighters. On Monday night, crowds gathered for a memorial at Potters Fields in ...

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UN condemns N Korean missile launches, but no council meeting

It also comes a matter of days after the UN Security Council imposed a set of new sanctions on the regime, in an effort to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile ambitions. U.S. State Departme...

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Scotland Yard arrests 3 in London terror probe on polls eve

Scotland Yard arrests 3 in London terror probe on polls eve

The 29-year-old man was detained in Newham, east London , and has become the 18th person arrested in the inquiry. Born in Pakistan, Butt's family in Britain released a statement on Wednesday apolog...

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Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar amid Gulf Arab row

Though Trump again said countries must eliminate funding streams for terror groups, the White House said he focused on the need for the region's various USA allies to stick together. "I bought lots of...

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Scottish Independence dream fades as Salmond & Robertson crash out of Commons

Deputy leader Angus Robertson also lost his seat as the Tories, led by Ruth Davidson, surged in rural areas of Scotland. "The SNP has lost a number of fine parliamentarians this evening, that is a...

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Philippines says Islamist fighters on back foot in besieged city

Philippines says Islamist fighters on back foot in besieged city

A joint group of police and military forces on foot patrol in a house-to-house search as part of clearing operations in different sections of Marawi City. Meantime, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindana...

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Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row

Its emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah held talks on Wednesday with Qatari counterpart Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, following talks with senior UAE officials and Saudi King Salman. Doha has deni...

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Kuwait's emir meets Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

Kuwait's emir meets Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told Qatar-based Al Jazeera news agency that Qatar wants to give Kuwait's ruler the ability to "proceed and communicate with the parties...

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Amid Gulf crisis, Qatar rejects 'blockade,' repeatedly denies allegations of funding terrorism

Saudi Arabia and several other Arab states have suspended flights to and from Qatar, affecting the nation's airline. Last year Barcelona announced a new four-year sponsorship deal with Japanese e-c...

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Oliver Stone: Megyn Kelly didn't know her stuff with Putin

Oliver Stone: Megyn Kelly didn't know her stuff with Putin

Stone also is seen in one clip asking Putin about what he says is credible information indicating that the Russian president survived at least five assassination attempts. "At a certain point, you...

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UP 10th and 12th Intermediate Results 2017 to be Declared @official

UP 10th and 12th Intermediate Results 2017 to be Declared @official

The official update put up on the UP Board's NIC website i.e. upresults.nic.in states that the UP Board Class 10 Result and UP Board Class 12 Result will be declared at around 12:30 PM in the afte...

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Trump's Continued Search For New FBI Chief Is A Huge Mess

Trump's Continued Search For New FBI Chief Is A Huge Mess

Trump is known to change his mind on major issues. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private deliberations. When Trump summarily dismissed FBI Director James Comey , the...

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Comey said not to "cherry pick" his statements. Trump's lawyer ignored him

President Trump's outside lawyer flatly denied that the president ever asked former FBI Director James Comey for a pledge of loyalty , and he accused Comey of disclosing privileged communications w...

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Kerala hotels with 3 stars or above can now sell liquor

Kerala hotels with 3 stars or above can now sell liquor

Further, all the bars that were shut down along the national and state highways will be relocated to taluks in their vicinity. The committee has also recommended the sale of "good quality toddy" a...

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United States sanctions North Korea and their military suppliers

He repeated that the United States will continue working with the United Nations , allies and partners to increase diplomatic and economic pressure "until Pyongyang finally and permanently abandons...

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Madhya Pradesh firecracker factory blast toll hits 25

Madhya Pradesh firecracker factory blast toll hits 25

Last rites of the deceased were performed in the presence of police, administrative officials and public representatives on Thursday. As many as 20 labourers died in this blast and around 10 others ...

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US Observes Memorial Day, Honoring Its War Dead

US Observes Memorial Day, Honoring Its War Dead

With their families in attendance, Trump told the stories of three service members killed in the war in Afghanistan , where he said they were fighting "enemies of all civilizations". Byers , both rec...

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US Senate tax chief says scope for tax cuts still unclear

The CBPP analysis also found that changes in the House bill would increase Medicaid out-of-pocket costs, making it hard for those over 60 years old and poor to afford coverage. Hatch, whose panel ov...

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Iran says attackers had been in Iraq, Syria for IS

Security forces laid a siege to the parliament for several hours. A combination of suicide bomb attacks and shooting sprees hit both the Parliament and the Khomeini shrine on Wednesday, with Ira...

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London Mayor Expertly Dismantles Trump's Deranged Twitter Assault

London Mayor Expertly Dismantles Trump's Deranged Twitter Assault

The criticism came two days after Trump tweeted criticism of the Muslim mayor, who had told Londoners not to be alarmed by an increased police presence on London streets following the attack. Th...

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Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 6/3/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 6/3/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Ninety percent of teams with that advantage have gone on to win the Cup. It's not much. Unless you're playing the Pittsburgh Penguins. They could not survive the hockey tsunami, as the Penguins pi...

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President Trump's Lawyer Calls James Comey's Sworn Testimony Untrue

Wyden asked Comey what he would have done if " President Trump asked him to drop any investigation" into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Republican Senator Marco Rubio asked Comey w...

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