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Arab nations add names to terror list amid Qatar dispute

In the Middle East, Indonesian migrant workers were mostly employed in the countries that are now engaged in a diplomatic spat against Qatar , namely Bahrain , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Em...

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EU's Brexit negotiator says talks when United Kingdom ready

Predictions of Conservative success became more modest as the party's campaign faltered following a series of missteps. Though May won her Maidenhead seat in south-east England with 37,780 votes, sh...

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Macron's party seen winning parliament majority: Harris poll

Macron's party seen winning parliament majority: Harris poll

A Ipsos Sopra Steria poll published on Friday found LREM was poised to win almost a third of the vote in the first round on Sunday, setting it up to secure the biggest majority in almost fifty years. ...

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Feud over Qatar deepens conflicts across Arab world

The Financial Times also reports that Qatar is said to have paid a massive ransom after members of the royal family were kidnapped, also contributing to the crisis. Those two, Sa'd al-Ka'bi and Abd...

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Japanese Parliament passes bill paving way for Emperor Akihito to abdicate

The new legislation enacted on Friday allows Emperor Akihito to abdicate and Crown Prince Naruhito to ascend the throne as an exception to the 1947 Imperial House Law which lacks a provision on abdi...

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43 new designations in Qatar-linked terror list

Four Arab countries which cut ties with Qatar this week over its alleged support of terrorism on Friday designated dozens of people with alleged links to Qatar as terrorists, intensifying a row that t...

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Bodies, aircraft parts found in search for Myanmar plane

Among the 108 military personnel and their family members on board were 15 children. In February 2016, the five-member crew of an air force plane died when the aircraft crashed in the capital of Nay...

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Iran must be punished for its interference in region: Saudi FM

The decision plunged Qatar into chaos and ignited the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Gulf since the 1991 war against Iraq. Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that the crisis, w...

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Twin blasts in Iraq kill 21, wound dozens

Twin blasts in Iraq kill 21, wound dozens

Up to 31 people were killed and some 23 others wounded on Friday in a suicide bomb attack at a popular market in south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad , a provincial health office said. IS has carried...

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Sunderland loses out to Newcastle in race to declare first election result

Sunderland loses out to Newcastle in race to declare first election result

The Green candidate Peter Thomson won 595 votes. Chi Onwurah , the Labour MP for Newcastle Central, said, "I would be lying if I said I was not very proud to be the first MP elected". In 2015, Houg...

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(1.20pm) British election results: seats so far by party

May had promised to deliver a "hard Brexit" if Britain did not like the terms of the divorce negotiated with the EU. The outcome of the exit polls also resulted in the British pound tumbling 1.6 p...

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Reality Winner said she wanted to 'burn the White House down': prosecutors

Reality Winner , a 25-year-old National Security Agency contractor who is also an Air Force veteran, was being held in Lincoln County, Ga. Solari told the judge that victor had admitted to Feder...

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Sri Lanka death toll after flooding, mudslides reaches 146

The areas of Kalutara, Galle and Mataro - traditional tourist destinations - are among the worst affected . Unusually heavy rain triggered more than a dozen landslides that buried homes on mounta...

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Trump to tap former Justice Dept official Wray to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

Trump to tap former Justice Dept official Wray to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

Wray's nomination is sure to be caught up by questions from both parties - but especially Democrats - over whether he will be able to be independent of Trump, how he will handle the investigation into...

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Comey says Trump fired him to undermine FBI, Russia investigation

In his opening statement, Comey somberly accused the Trump administration of spreading "lies, plain and simple" in the aftermath of his abrupt ouster, declaring that the administration "chose to def...

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Will Jeremy Corbyn appear at Cumbrian NHS rally?

Will Jeremy Corbyn appear at Cumbrian NHS rally?

Theresa May on Friday night faced angry questions about public services and her policy U-turns, and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was heckled over his attitude to nuclear weapons as polls continued ...

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Even North Korea Is Criticizing Trump Pulling Out Of The Paris Accord

Hawaii's governor on Tuesday signed two bills committing the state to fulfilling key provisions of the Paris climate agreement less than a week after President Trump announced that the US would...

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Winners and Losers from James Comey's testimony

Winners and Losers from James Comey's testimony

Comey stop investigating anyone, including suggesting that Mr. Comey 'let [ousted national security director] Michael Flynn go.'" Comey, under oath, testified that he believed Trump was directing...

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Moscow: 'Zero' proof Russian hackers involved in Qatar crisis

The United Arab Emirates has threatened anyone publishing expressions of sympathy towards Qatar with up to 15 years in prison. Qatar strongly denies the allegations and has expressed a willingness t...

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Trump's tweets are White House documents Spicer says

Trump's tweets are White House documents Spicer says

It's him speaking directly to the people, without any filters like prepared text, media commentary or even staff input. Trump served notice Tuesday that he will keep tweeting away, whether it's abou...

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What now for Brexit after UK vote?

Conservative MP Nigel Evans told BBC , " we didn't shoot ourselves in the foot, we shot ourselves in the head". Under that kind of agreement, the smaller parties would not be part of the governme...

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Trump to take questions in wake of Comey testimony

Trump to take questions in wake of Comey testimony

President Trump will hold a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis . That memo documented a conversation with the president in which Mr. The former FBI director was sacked l...

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Battered Lions opt for new captain Jones

Battered Lions opt for new captain Jones

That's an impossible task, it doesn't matter who you are and I don't know why they chose to do that... maybe they could've got here a little bit earlier. "Hopefully we can put in a good performance to...

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Comey says circumstances in firing him is confusing

Comey says circumstances in firing him is confusing

Comey said his distrust of Trump prompted him to take meticulous notes immediately after each of their nine discussions this year. "I knew that there might come a day when I'd need a record, " he ad...

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Nicola Sturgeon: Kezia Dugdale told me Labour should stop opposing indyref2

The First Minister said she was "disappointed" by the results, which saw both depute leader Angus Robertson and former first minister Alex Salmond dramatically defeated by the Conservatives . "I've b...

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Competing realities: What James Comey said vs. what Donald Trump has said

He also labeled Comey a leaker, accusing him of "unauthorized disclosures" of "privileged communications" he'd had with the president. "Although Mr. Bush White House. "Why didn't you stop and sa...

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Comey's Testimony Gives Building Blocks for Obstruction Case

Comey's Testimony Gives Building Blocks for Obstruction Case

Bush's re-election campaign. It's not a close call. He also said that he had not requested Mr Comey's "loyalty", as claimed by Mr Comey . COMEY: "Those were lies, plain and simple, and I am so ...

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6 takeaways from the UK's general election

6 takeaways from the UK's general election

British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament, throwing British politics into chaos. "My ...

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United Kingdom elections results show hung Parliament

United Kingdom elections results show hung Parliament

By 5.30am, his party had amassed 252 seats, with projections putting Labour on 262 for the night. But we don't know the results of this election yet. Former chancellor George Osborne, sacked fro...

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Eight things we learnt from the British elections

The tone of Brexit talks, expected to begin in just 10 days, are now up in the air. Q: How common are hung Parliaments? Britain Prime Minister has struck a deal with the Democratic Unionists tha...

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