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Qatar Rejects as Baseless Terrorism Blacklist by Four Arab States

Qatar Rejects as Baseless Terrorism Blacklist by Four Arab States

Analysts have raised the prospect of a palace coup in Qatar, a hereditary monarchy with a history of such changes in leadership. The Gulf countries have ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave ...

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Iran intelligence ministry reveals identity of terrorists killed in Tehran attacks

A gunman is seen entering Iranian parliament building in a still image taken from closed-circuit television (CCTV), taken on June 7, in Tehran, Iran. Although the USA military is also fighting IS in...

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Scottish leader Sturgeon says election 'disastrous' for PM May

The forecast suggests the nationalist party are on course to lose 22 Westminster seats. The Tories returned 13 MPs in their best result in Scotland since 1983. Speaking as the SNP's deputy leader lo...

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Kezia: Every Scottish seat now in Labour's sights

The Conservative Party gained Ochil and South Perthshire while Labour took Rutherglen and Hamilton West and Midlothian in early results that showed votes going to the two main British parties, which b...

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'What a night!' Phil Hornby looks back at the election dramas

It also has a sly dig at former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg , with the line "humiliation for loser Clegg". With no clear victor emerging from Thursday's parliamentary election, a wounded May signalle...

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'Manspreading' is now a no-no on Madrid's public buses

'Manspreading' is now a no-no on Madrid's public buses

There is a red X in the corner. The new icons will appear alongside other public transport etiquette slogans, calling on people to keep their feet off the seats, stand for injured, elderly or pregna...

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Nick Clegg first 'big beast' to lose seat

Nick Clegg first 'big beast' to lose seat

Nick Clegg , the former deputy prime minister in the coalition government, has become one of the big casualties of the United Kingdom general election , losing his seat in Sheffield Hallam. The C...

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Comey testimony does little to answer impeachment question

Staff also kept the president busy, with a series of meetings and events. "It's pretty self-serving to take at face value one side of a conversation that is beneficial to the person making the state...

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Kellyanne Conway's Husband Rips Into Trump's Travel Ban On Twitter

Kellyanne Conway's Husband Rips Into Trump's Travel Ban On Twitter

Trump continued: " The Justice Dept . should ask for an expedited hearing of the watered down Travel Ban before the Supreme Court - & seek much tougher version!" As a candidate, Trump called for a "Mu...

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London Bridge attacker visited Pakistan four years ago

Rome: The mother of the Italian-Moroccan jihadi who helped carry out a deadly attack in London last week said on Tuesday, June 6, she had tried to keep her son from falling under the sway of ISIS...

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British election results: May's gamble backfires

Corbyn, an unfancied and controversial candidate who led Labour to shock success, said May should resign. Labour took Canterbury, a seat which had been held by Conservatives since 1918, and claimed ...

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India and Pakistan officially join SCO

India and Pakistan officially join SCO

On June 9 he will have talks with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif . Noting that India is about to become a full member of the SCO at the Astana summit, Xi offered congratulations to the Ind...

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Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be election key

Sinn Fein was on course to win as many as 7 of the remaining seats, up from 4 in 2015. The Prime Minister's situation appeared precarious as Conservative former minister Anna Soubry said she should ...

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EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

The election result has sown confusion for EU leaders, who have expressed a desire to negotiate with a unified U.K. Thursday's election "will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", ...

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Putin dismisses USA claims about Trump, Russia and elections

There's been no final decision, and the matter remains under discussion, according to the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private deliberations. "I don't think he ordered h...

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Top tech firms sign open letter pledging to support the Paris Agreement

Mat McDermott, HAF's Director of Communications and lead author of the 2015 Hindu Declaration on Climate Change said that, "Srimad Bhagavatam says that, 'Ether, air, fire, water, earth, planets, all c...

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London Attack: Death Toll Rises After Body Found In Thames

London Attack: Death Toll Rises After Body Found In Thames

He has been criticised for voting against counter-terrorism legislation and expressing reservations about police responding to attacks with "shoot-to-kill" tactics. Zaghba may have been stopped at Bol...

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Assailant at Paris' Notre-Dame reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

French media cited a source close to the investigating as saying the attacker claimed he was a "soldier of the Caliphate", presumably a reference to Islamic State. The French prosecutor's office said ...

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Italy police chief says conscience clear over Islamist attacker

The alert to the British authorities was a routine communication about a potential suspect, rather than an emergency red flag, according to the Italian security sources. Butt, 27, was a British citize...

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EU's Juncker says member states need to up defense spending

Many defense projects are done on national level with no coordination, he added. On Wednesday, the European Union unveiled an unprecedented plan to set up a 5.5-billion-euro ($6.15-billion) a year f...

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"We are not ready to surrender", Qatar's foreign minister says

The rating agency said Qatar's economy would suffer from the decision on Monday of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain to cut diplomatic and transport ties with Doha . While app...

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Ghani Says Afghanistan Hit by `Undeclared War' From Pakistan

The bomb was planted in a rickshaw. As people were offering funeral of one of those killed in Friday firing by police, a triple explosion at the Tapa Marshal Fahim cemetery left at least 20 people dea...

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Trump tells 'confidants' USA will leave Paris climate deal-Axios

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres bluntly warned world leaders that the impact of climate change could affect food production, water security and weather patterns "from Canada to India", amid th...

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Rahul Gandhi Detained in Mandsaur

Rahul Gandhi Detained in Mandsaur

The Congress vice-president also spoke to the families of the deceased farmers on phone to convey his condolences, telling them, "I am here to meet you all and will not be deter from voicing your co...

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US, Kuwait working to end Qatar blockade

The foreign minister of Oman met Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwait's ruler, for talks. Sheikh Mohammed was also dismissive of claims Qatar supports Islamist groups like the Palestinian...

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United Kingdom election: Theresa May 'intends' to remain Conservatives leader despite hung parliament

Though the biggest single victor, they failed to reach the 326-mark they would need to command a parliamentary majority. Labour had won 261 seats. Because they won the most seats, the Tories hav...

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Justice Dept: Sessions recused from probe due to campaign

We did the election, not Russian Federation", she said before adding, "It's all a smokescreen". You know that, I know that, everybody knows that. It built on a narrative that is damaging to the pres...

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Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir

In some of the strongest comments related to those efforts by a senior Gulf Arab official, Sheikh Khalid told the newspaper he doubted whether Qatar would change its behaviour. Jordan announced on...

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European Union council chief warns United Kingdom to avoid 'no deal' Brexit

Siegfried Muresan, spokesman for the European centre-right party whose dominant leader is German Chancellor Angela Merkel, was scathing, saying on Twitter that May had followed Cameron in risking the ...

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Britain plunged into uncertainty as May tipped to lose majority

Britain plunged into uncertainty as May tipped to lose majority

Conservative Member of Parliament Anna Soubry was the first in the party to disavow May in public, calling on the prime minister to "consider her position". And far from crumbling, as most commentato...

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