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Trump urges Gulf nations to unite after backing Saudi on isolating Qatar

Trump urges Gulf nations to unite after backing Saudi on isolating Qatar

A top Emirati diplomat said Wednesday "there's nothing to negotiate" with Qatar over a growing diplomatic dispute about the energy-rich nation's alleged funding of terror groups, signalling Arab count...

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May's UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

May's UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

May called the election with the aim of winning an enhanced mandate for her approach to Brexit , which means leaving the single market, the customs union and the jurisdiction of the European Court of...

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United Kingdom election: Hung Parliament as Theresa May fails to gain majority

United Kingdom election: Hung Parliament as Theresa May fails to gain majority

One party needs to win at least 326 to secure an overall majority. "The Prime Minister called the election because she wanted a mandate and the mandate is that she has lost seats", he said , claimi...

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Qatar Foreign Minister defiant in face of isolation

Qatar Foreign Minister defiant in face of isolation

Al-Jazeera offices also have been shut down by authorities in Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved legislation for increased military cooperation with Qata...

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Britain's Corbyn calls for May to quit after election losses

A hung parliament means no party has won enough seats in a general election to have a majority in the House of Commons. Corbyn said the early results showed May had lost her mandate and called fo...

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Arab states to 'accept nothing but deep changes' in Qatar

In an apparent sign of support, Turkey's parliament passed a bill on Wednesday that would allow deploying troops to a Turkish base in Qatar following a diplomatic dispute among the Arab Gulf states....

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United Kingdom exit poll: Conservatives may fall short of majority

United Kingdom exit poll: Conservatives may fall short of majority

Having called an early election in hopes of getting an increased majority that could have strengthened her hand in Britain's exit talks with the EU, May instead saw her majority evaporate complete...

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Arab powers add people, groups with Qatar links to terrorism lists

Arab powers add people, groups with Qatar links to terrorism lists

Bahrain , Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and several other countries severed relations with Doha on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-foe Iran...

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As Gulf tensions flare, reports of hacking pour in

As Gulf tensions flare, reports of hacking pour in

A senior Emirati official insisted on Wednesday that Gulf Arab states were not seeking regime change in Doha , as tensions built in a bitter feud between Qatar and its neighbours. He said a Saudi f...

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North Korea 'disrespects' China with latest missile test, says Trump

North Korea 'disrespects' China with latest missile test, says Trump

United States military monitors said the short-range missile flew for six minutes, while Japan said it fell into its exclusive economic zone, extending 200 nautical miles from the coast. The regime ha...

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Combating terror an agenda at SCO Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the summit today. Eight leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) spent three hours on Thursday evening under one roof but the two prime mini...

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Corbyn: May has 'lost' bid for mandate and should go

By Friday morning, pressure was mounting on May, who called the snap election in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit talks with the European Union . Britain...

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Israel 'not ready' for peace

The world this week marked the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War while trying to make sense of another murderous rampage in England by believers of a virulent strain of Islam. Did the Palestinian Au...

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NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Results

LSU senior Bryiana Richardson also lined up in Thursday's semifinals where she ran 59.37 for seventh place in the third heat and 19th place overall. Junior Mikiah Brisco and Aleia Hobbs got off to a...

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Stuart Hogg named in Lions team

Stuart Hogg named in Lions team

The Lions are likely to field close to a Test-strength side for the following match against the Maori All Blacks in Rotorua, which falls a week out from the first Test . And he has begun the mi...

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Iranian Police Arrest Two More Suspects after Tehran Terrorist Attacks

A sixth assailant - a female - was caught alive and is being interrogated, Tasnim news agency reported, citing the chairman of parliament's national security and foreign policy committee, Alaeddin Bor...

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Qatar blames current crisis on fake news inserted by hackers

The sudden isolation has spurred Qatar to hold talks with Turkey, Iran and others to secure food and water supplies, said a Qatari official. Emirati officials said they perceived Trump's tweets as...

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Farmers in Punjab to protest against Mandsaur firing on June 12

Even as all this was happening, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was heading towards Mandsaur. However, no protest, rally or demonstration will be allowed during the curfew relaxation period, ...

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Comey told Senators that Sessions had third meeting with Russian diplomat

Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, seized on Comey's admission that he had told Trump on multiple occasions that he was not personally under investigation and maintained the testimony made ...

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Food, families and flights: anxiety and confusion descend on Qatar

He met Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in Doha on Wednesday. USA president Donald Trump has proposed to convene a summit to resolve the crisis caused by the decision of Saudi Arabia f...

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May urged to 'consider position' after snap election gamble backfires

Labour had won 257 seats by early Friday, up from 229, the best result for the party since its election wins under former leader Tony Blair and in the face of predictions which claimed it faced a l...

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Chris Broussard explains why you shouldn't criticize Kevin Durant for ring-chasing

The Warriors aren't just looking for another championship. The Warriors have a 3-0 series lead entering Friday night's Game 4 as a result. CLEVELAND - Count LeBron James among those who have no ...

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Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh, destroys refugee homes

The islands are a few kilometres from the Myanmar border and the refugee camps for Rohingya who have fled their homeland. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . State lawmaker U Oo Tha...

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Pound tumbles as exit poll suggests British hung parliament

Thornberry said May was guilty of showing "great hubris" when she called the snap election. We thought tonight maybe there would be something predictable. Police at a polling station in Islington, Lon...

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Police increase patrols in Tehran after Iran terror attacks

During the funeral, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani called the USA the "international" version of the Islamic State group and said Washington had exchanged democracy for money, a reference to a rece...

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Modi only interested in waiving loans of rich: Rahul

Gandhi was on his way to Mandsaur to meet the families of the farmers. The agitating farmers resorted to violence on Tuesday, pelting stones at the police. "Modi waived off loans worth Rs 150,000 cr...

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Comey's testimony undermined Jeff Sessions' credibility about why he recused himself

The Republican strategy was less to defend Trump than to attack Comey , questioning why he never said to Trump, "Sir, that's wrong". It wasn't just the Trump administration that made Comey anxiou...

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Nomura says model points to 338 Conservative seats, but not certain

The pound lost more than 2 cents against the dollar within seconds of the exit poll result, plunging from $1.2955 to $1.2752 late Thursday. "I think the EU's stance will be little affected by the ou...

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Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia

Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia

He made a series of misleading statements about the Russian Federation investigation, accused the former F.B.I. chief of committing perjury, suggested that he should be investigated for leaking clas...

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Dramatic footage shows moments of London terror attack

The three attackers - Youssef Zaghba , Khuram Butt and Rachid Redouane - were shot dead by armed officers. Australian nurse Kirsty Boden , 28, ran towards people being attacked to try to help ...

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