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Saudi Arabia bloc issues terror list of groups, people linked to Qatar

Saudi Arabia bloc issues terror list of groups, people linked to Qatar

Typically, presidents send carefully calibrated signals that set clear expectations-telling the US's allies how much it can be relied on, and its adversaries how far they can push it. That crisis en...

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BJP ordered to open fire at farmers; we can't be blamed: Congress

BJP ordered to open fire at farmers; we can't be blamed: Congress

Farmers have been protesting in the two states, demanding better prices for their produce and loan waivers. In the video, a police officers requests her to calm down. It's unfortunate that just for th...

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What Fitch Ratings Has to Say About the UK Election

With no clear victor emerging from Thursday's election, Prime Minister Theresa May signaled she would fight on and try to form a government, despite having failed to win the stronger mandate she had s...

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Third London Bridge attacker an Italian national

Third London Bridge attacker an Italian national

In March 2016, Italian officers stopped Zaghba at Bologna airport and found IS-related materials on his mobile phone. The Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera said in a report that the Ital...

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Bahrain Welcomes Trump's Statements on Qatar

Bahrain Welcomes Trump's Statements on Qatar

Germany's Foreign Ministry says it is trying to understand the USA position on the Gulf crisis, after Saudi Arabia and other nations cut ties to Qatar. Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia, the UAE...

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US Protesters Urge End to 50 Years of Israeli Occupation

Qatar has strongly denied allegations that it funds extremist and terror groups but Jubeir hopes that "common sense and logic will convince Qatar to take the right steps" before the consequences becom...

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Amit Shah's baniya remark on Mahatma Gandhi: Gopalkrishna Gandhi reacts

Amit Shah's baniya remark on Mahatma Gandhi: Gopalkrishna Gandhi reacts

Shah hit out at the Congress for the lack of internal democracy and said that out of the 1650 political organisations in India only two parties, BJP and CPI (M) have inner democracy. "The Britishers...

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Trump accuses Qatar of funding terror 'at a very high level'

Trump accuses Qatar of funding terror 'at a very high level'

After severance of diplomatic ties earlier this week , the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ) has made a decision to ban any form of sympathy with the tiny Gulf State of Qatar, threatening sympathizers wi...

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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

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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