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MP farmers protest : Shivraj Chouhan goes on fast for peace

Chouhan said if facilities to farmers had grown manifold, the bumper crop led to sharp fall in prices. However, the opposition has called it a "drama" and criticised his "hypocrisy". "If he is so se...

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Blockade against Qatar 'hindering' planning for long-term operation

Blockade against Qatar 'hindering' planning for long-term operation

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that in addition to "creating a hardship on the people of Qatar" the ongoing blockade by Saudi Arabia , the United Arab E...

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London Bridge attack: Ringleader 'tried to hire 7.5 tonne lorry'

London Bridge attack: Ringleader 'tried to hire 7.5 tonne lorry'

The third London attacker has been named as Youssef Zaghba, an Italian-Moroccan restaurant worker who was placed on a European terror watchlist after being stopped in Italy on suspicion of trying to...

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Theresa's party suffers loss, but set to form govt

May, 60, said the two parties have enjoyed a strong relationship over many years, and she believes that they will be able to work together in the interest of the country. Last night, Brexit Secretary ...

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President Trump to Qatar: Stop Funding Extremist Ideology

President Trump to Qatar: Stop Funding Extremist Ideology

Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states have accused Doha of supporting extremist groups, but Tillerson suggested that all sides needed to do more. "We call on the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Unite...

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Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks - ministry

He said it was too soon to say if Saudi Arabia was responsible. The fallout from Islamic State's attacks in Iran's capital Tehran has continued with revelations that gunmen and bombers were...

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Trump won't say if tapes of Comey conversations exist

He said he would be happy to speak to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating allegations that Russian Federation interfered with the 2016 USA presidential election and colluded w...

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Venezuelan government bond sale sparks condemnation from opposition

Venezuelan government bond sale sparks condemnation from opposition

The bank has bought bonds with a face value of $2.8 billion in the beleaguered national oil company PDVSA. "We express our deepest support and solidarity with the revolutionary people of Venezuela, ...

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10 things we learned from the James Comey hearing

When asked if he'd agree to testify under oath to refute Comey's under-oath claims, Trump said he said he "100%" would. The term quickly became a trending topic on Twitter. "I hope you can let thi...

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Iran turns wrath on US, Saudi Arabia

Iran turns wrath on US, Saudi Arabia

Iran's foreign minister on Thursday called the White House statement about the double attack on Tehran that killed 17 people "repugnant" after it linked the assault to what it called Iran's ...

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Saudi Arabia soccer apologizes for snubbing moment of silence

Saudi Arabia soccer apologizes for snubbing moment of silence

The team's actions caused a huge stir on social media, and an apology has now been issued. The Saudi Arabia national team has come under attack for refusing to join Australia in observing a minu...

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Trump, Tillerson send mixed messages on Qatar

But it has fallen out with its Arab neighbors, who accuse it of sponsoring extremist groups, some of them allegedly linked to arch Saudi foe Iran , fomenting trouble across the region. One U.S. i...

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Trump suggests Iran shares some blame for terror attacks

Saudi Arabia said it was not involved. Saudi Arabia has denied involvement, Reuters reports . Riyadh and the United States both condemned the attacks , which came as Saudi Arabia and other Sunn...

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Cyber attack hits Al Jazeera as Qatar row continues

Cyber attack hits Al Jazeera as Qatar row continues

Kuwait's ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah, travelled from the UAE to Qatar on Wednesday after visiting Saudi Arabia the day before to try to resolve the crisis. Ankara hosted Irania...

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Japan enacts law allowing Emperor to abdicate

Japan enacts law allowing Emperor to abdicate

Newsline anchor Minori Takao spoke with NHK World's Kurando Tago after the Diet enacted a bill allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate. "A stable succession of the imperial throne is a momentous is...

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Trump Calls on Qatar to Stop Funding Terrorism

The group said the list shows Qatar "announces fighting terrorism on one hand and finances and supports and hosts different terrorist organisations on the other hand". Foreigners residing in Qatar a...

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Malaysia Airlines plane turns back after cockpit entry bid

After waiting for almost an hour a half, heavily armed officers took over the plane. A picture tweeted by one of the passengers appears to show the man face-down on the floor after being handcuffed....

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UK Election: Theresa May obtains Queen Elizabeth II's permission to form cabinet

With all seats now declared, the Conservatives have 318 seats and the DUP have 10, collectively taking them over the majority threshold of 326. Just after noon on Friday, May was driven the shor...

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How Trump responded to Comey calling him a liar

Both members of the Senate intelligence committee and other members of congress took to television and social media to share their thoughts on how Comey's testimony may help or hurt Trump amid the...

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Donald Tusk: 'No time to lose' in Brexit negotiations

British politicians must get their act together and form a functioning government to protect the economy, business lobby group the CBI said on Friday after Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservativ...

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Tehran attackers fought for ISIS, Iran says

Islamic State (IS) has threatened attacks in Saudi Arabia after the militant group claimed responsibility for assaults in Tehran that killed at least 17 people, Site Intelligence monitoring gro...

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Qatar must 'end support for terror' to stop Gulf tensions

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that in addition to "creating a hardship on the people of Qatar" the ongoing blockade by Saudi Arabia , the United Arab E...

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Qatar foreign minister: No one has 'right to blockade my country'

Qatar foreign minister: No one has 'right to blockade my country'

Bahrain and Egypt severed relations with the small Gulf Arab state on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-adversary Iran - charges Qatar calls baseless. "All custom...

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South Korea Finds Suspected North Korean Spy Drone Within its Borders

The South Korean military believes the missiles were carried by a four-tube launch vehicle that made its debut during a parade in Pyongyang on May 15 marking the 105th anniversary of regime founder Ki...

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Death toll rises to 17 in Iran terror attacks

But no proof or specifics were offered. IS has also claimed multiple attacks inside Saudi Arabia . Tensions have been high in the Middle East since Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates a...

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Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying

Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying

Comey recalled that Trump and the White House gave shifting explanations for why he was dismissed, first saying it was over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe previous year, then saying...

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Moscow Concerned Over Civilian Casualties in Iraq Caused by Coalition Strikes

Moscow Concerned Over Civilian Casualties in Iraq Caused by Coalition Strikes

Multiple security forces are attacking what remains of the unliberated areas on the west bank of the River Tigris, the Joint Operations Command said in a statement. The leaflet drop, announced in an I...

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Trump Responds To Comey Testimony, Calls Former FBI Director 'A Leaker'

Trump Responds To Comey Testimony, Calls Former FBI Director 'A Leaker'

A person close to Trump's legal team has said a complaint would be filed with the Justice Department . Would you be willing to speak under oath to give your version of events? "I'm not going to s...

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London Bridge Attack Footage Is Released; Police Arrest 6

A 33-year-old was arrested, aged 29, for on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs. The three, who were not connected to the weekend attack on London Bridge , are being ques...

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Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey, discuss regional developments - Turkish foreign ministry

Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey, discuss regional developments - Turkish foreign ministry

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani added that diplomacy is still Doha's preferred option and there would never be a military solution to the problem. Foreigners residing in Qatar and in posses...

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