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Qataris on 'terror list' issued by Saudi-bloc

Efforts to defuse the regional crisis - prompted on Monday when the UAE , Saudi Arabia , Egypt and others severed diplomatic ties with Qatar over alleged support for Islamist groups and Iran -...

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Arab powers adds Qatar-linked people, groups to blacklists

As Kuwait's emir shuttled between Gulf capitals for talks, USA president Donald Trump offered to host a White House meeting if necessary, in a change of heart from his initial support for the Sa...

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Ireland Just Elected its First Gay Prime Minister

Ireland Just Elected its First Gay Prime Minister

Varadkar, 38, will officially take over as Taoiseach , as the Irish prime ministerial title is known in Ireland, in Parliament later this month after he was declared the victor in the leadership race...

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South Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

South Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

China, along with Russian Federation, has repeatedly expressed opposition to the Thaad deployment, saying it will do nothing to help ease tensions with North Korea. The projectiles were launched Thu...

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Ten More States Join US Climate Alliance in Wake of Paris Withdrawal

Ten More States Join US Climate Alliance in Wake of Paris Withdrawal

Trump's decision drew heavy criticism within the USA and internationally, including in China , which swiftly recommitted itself to the agreement forged with the administration of former President ...

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The President Didn't Tweet About Comey, But Another Trump Did

Watch his speech here. "It hasn't recovered from that". Comey pushed back against those claims , asserting that Trump had lied. He used his opening remarks to say the administration had defamed h...

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SNP plans for second independence referendum suffers major setback

RUTH DAVIDSON has branded Nicola Sturgeon a "clype" for claiming the Scottish Labour leader told her following the Brexit vote that "Labour should stop opposing a referendum" on Scottish indepe...

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Two US intel chiefs say they were never pressured by White House

Coats tried a similar line, saying he doesn't "believe" it'd be appropriate to answer questions about the president's alleged request about intervening in an FBI investigation. " Any attempt by th...

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London Bridge attack: Eight victims confirmed dead

Witnesses said people threw chairs and pint glasses at the men, who wore what police said were fake explosive vests. Xavier Thomas (45) had not been seen since Saturday night . United Kingdom au...

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Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

The two countries, along with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of backing Islamist militants and their enemy Iran - charges Qatar ...

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Italian officials knock British police as third London attacker is named

Echeverria was last seen lying on the ground near London Bridge after he confronted the assailants with a skateboard. Echeverria's brother Joaquin told the AP that a diplomatic process had begun for...

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Iran officials say 5 attackers fought for IS

But no proof or specifics were offered. Riyadh denied involvement.The UAE state news agency WAM said President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayan had condemned "the horrific crime"."His Highness ...

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General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn's speech in full

An emailed note to clients from analysts Mike van Dulken and Henry Croft this morning said: "A very positive opening call comes as FTSE investors embrace fresh GBP weakness following a hung parliam...

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Tehran attackers were Iranians, fought for IS in Syria, Iraq

They were forced to flee after Abu Aisha was killed but returned sometime later to launch Wednesday's unprecedented assault. It is thought that the attackers may come from Sistan and Balochistan Pro...

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Neighbours describe 'lockdown' drama as armed police seize London Bridge suspect

British police investigating Saturday's attack are working to establish whether the militants were supported by anyone else, the head of the city's police force said on Monday. May responded to the a...

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UK Election: Conservatives Form Government with the Democratic Unionist Party

As party leader, he unenthusiastically campaigned for Britain to remain in the bloc, but has said that Labour would deliver Brexit if in power. The Tories have lost 26 seats to the Labour Party ...

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Macron Explains Prolonged Handshake With Trump

President Donald Trump as "a real tragedy". "My handshake with him was not innocent, it was not the alpha and the omega of politics but a moment of truth ", Macron explained. "Sometimes a cigar i...

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Estonia's University of Tartu ranks 314th in QS World University Rankings

Estonia's University of Tartu ranks 314th in QS World University Rankings

An overall rank is given to the universities by the publication and also gives a subject-wise ranking consisting of 46 different and diverse subjects. Prof. Appa Rao attributed the achievement to th...

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Israel continues to seek Mideast peace

Speaking at a ceremony marking the 50 anniversary of the Six Day War at the armored corps memorial at Latrun, Netanyahu said Israel seeks "true peace" with its neighbors, but must ensure its own sec...

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UK Election Result May Have Killed Idea of Scottish IndyRef2

The SNP also lost Mike Weir, who had been the MP for Angus since 2001, and culture spokesman John Nicolson in East Dunbartonshire. Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon's continued ...

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Trump tweets on Comey, declares 'total vindication'

Meyers found it incredibly amusing to see people like House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) defending Trump and his interactions with Comey , saying "he's new at this" and didn't know better than to hav...

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Listen to Lorde's New Song 'Sober' from Upcoming 'Melodrama'

Listen to Lorde's New Song 'Sober' from Upcoming 'Melodrama'

AUSTRALIA and her homeland of New Zealand will be the flawless places for Lorde to unleash her musical melodrama in November. Meanwhile, Lorde recently announced the dates for a string of w...

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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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