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Ruth Davidson urges Theresa May to pursue 'open Brexit'

On the eve of the British election on Thursday, Nate Silver and Harry Enten of FiveThirtyEight offered three equally probable outcomes for the contest: 1) a landslide win for Theresa May's ruling Conservatives, 2) a narrower win for the same, or 3) a hung parliament with no party garnering a majority but the Conservatives remaining the largest party. [Full Article...]

Body of a London Bridge attack victim recovered from Thames river

Body of a London Bridge attack victim recovered from Thames river Twelve people held in the initial stages of the probe were released without charge earlier this week, while a man arrested in Ilford on Wednesday has been bailed. In March 2016, Italian officers stopped Zaghba at Bologna airport and found IS-related materials on his mobile phone. Security has become the number one issue and both main parties issued statements on Tuesday portraying their own po... [Full Article...]

Qatar blasts 'baseless' Saudi, allies terrorism list

The list, however, contains at least two names already designated internationally as terrorist financiers, and against whom Qatar took action, according to a previous US Department of State report. He said that while he was meeting with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia last month and calling for them to unify against extremism, they had " pointed " at Qatar as a terrorism funder. [Full Article...]

UAE closes its airspace to planes from Doha, blocks Qatari websites

UAE closes its airspace to planes from Doha, blocks Qatari websites Delivering a short statement at the State Department in Washington on Friday, he said: "US expectation is that Gulf countries would immediately take steps to de-escalate situation in region". "Stop the killing", Trump told reporters in the Rose Garden of the White House in a joint news conference with the visiting Romanian President Klaus Johannis. [Full Article...]

Israeli fire kills Palestinian in Gaza stone-throwing clash - Health Ministry

The expulsion comes as Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, the UAE , and Egypt in an unprecedented move on Monday, cut off most diplomatic and economic ties to Qatar , as a result of its ties with Iran and Islamist groups in the region. In an exceedingly stinging criticism, Saudi newspaper Okaz wrote on Friday that "Hamas' actions are a double betrayal on the issue of Palestine , with the organization... [Full Article...]

Qatar rejects 'terrorism blacklist' as baseless

Qatar rejects 'terrorism blacklist' as baseless The false report further enflamed tensions between Qatar and other Gulf states (including Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , and the United Arab Emirates ). They said they would take a hard line on funding extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar. Government officials said the military would decide on the number of Turkish troops that would be deployed in Qatar and the length of their stay. [Full Article...]

Trump Contradicts Tillerson Line On Blockade Of Qatar Within Hours

Trump Contradicts Tillerson Line On Blockade Of Qatar Within Hours Some 8,000 USA military personnel are stationed at al Udeid in Qatar, the largest US air base in the Middle East and a staging ground for USA -led strikes on the Islamic State militant group that has seized parts of Syria and Iraq. That story falsely reported comments by Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at a military graduation ceremony, saying that President Trump might not last l... [Full Article...]

Tillerson says Qatar blockade 'hindering' military operations

Tillerson says Qatar blockade 'hindering' military operations The oil-rich Qatar has been isolated by its neighbours, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates since early this month. Tillerson also said Qatar needed to address its neighbors' concerns about terrorist financing as he sought to find a middle ground after President Trump tweeted support for the blockade this week. [Full Article...]

Shivraj Singh Chouhan peace fast in Bhopal; 5 things to know

Earlier, the chief minister, clad in a kurta-pyjama and a Nehru jacket, with wife Sadhana on his side, commenced his indefinite fast around 11 AM at a "pandal" erected in the BHEL Dusshera Maidan after former chief minister Kailash Joshi put a "tilak" on his forehead. [Full Article...]

N.Korea to soon test ICBM: State media

N.Korea to soon test ICBM: State media South Koreans watch a television broadcasting a news report on North Korea's recent missile launch at a station in Seoul , South Korea , 08 June 2017. North Korea fired several suspected short-range anti. Trump has called on China to use its relationship as North Korea's chief ally to exert pressure on Kim to rein in his nuclear ambitions. [Full Article...]

Trump tells Qatar to stop funding terrorism

Trump tells Qatar to stop funding terrorism Kuwait's emir is working to mediate the Gulf crisis around Qatar, which is home to a major US military base and the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Only Kuwait hosts a stronger US military presence in the Middle East . Despite calling for an ease to the blockade, Tillerson said Qatar needs to do more to address terrorism financing. The announcement came after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Er... [Full Article...]

Iran arrests 7 suspects for supporting Tehran attacks

It identified the men only by their first names, saying they didn't want to release their last names due to security and privacy concerns for their families. Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard indirectly blamed Saudi Arabia for the attacks. Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, Adel Al-Jubeir, rejected Tehran's accusations. [Full Article...]

Hamas angered over demand for Qatar to cut funding

Hamas angered over demand for Qatar to cut funding In February, a United Nations watchdog group released a report showing screenshots from the Facebook pages of 40 UNRWA school employees in Gaza and other parts of the Mideast that it said "incite to Jihadist terrorism and anti-Semitism, including by posting Holocaust-denying videos and pictures celebrating Hitler". [Full Article...]

Iran blames Saudis for deadly Tehran hit

The attacks were claimed by Islamic state (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), said Amaq news agency, which is affiliated with the terrorists. Iranian authorities have arrested seven people suspected of helping militants involved in this week's attacks in the capital Tehran , a judiciary official said on Saturday, according to Reuters. [Full Article...]

European stocks rise after United Kingdom vote as pound boosts FTSE 100

Facing down calls to stand down by Labour, the Lib Dems and even some of her own MPs, a defiant Mrs May has made a decision to cling on to power by forming a minority Conservative government. European stocks climbed, boosted by gains in United Kingdom exporters after the country's elections produced a hung parliament that may affect the country's approach to Brexit. [Full Article...]

Tillerson Urges Nations To End Blockade Against Qatar

Tillerson Urges Nations To End Blockade Against Qatar Tillerson was sitting in the front row of the crowd gathered in the White House Rose Garden for Trump's joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, according to NBC News' Hallie Jackson . It remains unclear when Qatar will be out of the ongoing crisis that could lead to food and water shortages in the country, due to a blockade imposed by its neighbor, which the country called... [Full Article...]

London Bridge terror attack: Police make an arrest in Newham

Citing intelligence sources, Italian dailies Corriere della Sera and La Repubblica said Zaghba was met at the Bologna airport by Italian intelligence agents each time he arrived in Italy to visit his mother after his initial run-in with Bologna airport authorities on March 15, 2016. [Full Article...]

Haley: US May Leave UN Human Rights Body If 'Violators' Remain

A final decision on membership in the council would likely involve Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , as well as the US ambassador to the US, Nikki Haley , and of course the president himself. Speaking on the first day of a three-week session of the council on June 6, Haley called for reforms to eliminate what she called its "chronic anti-Israel bias". [Full Article...]

'Bahut Chatur Baniya': What Amit Shah Called Mahatma Gandhi

'Bahut Chatur Baniya': What Amit Shah Called Mahatma Gandhi West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC president Mamata Banerjee said Shah "should withdraw his comment and apologise for it". This shows the character and ideology of the ruling party and its president. Shah said, "Congress kisi ek vichaar dhaara ke adhaar par, kisi ek siddhant ke adhaar par bani hui party hi nahi hai, woh azadi prapt karne ka ek special goal vehicle hai, azadi prapt karne ka ek sa... [Full Article...]

Trump condemns terrors attack in Iran

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister was quick to reject allegations that Riyadh was involved, saying on Wednesday that the country "condemns terrorist attacks anywhere they occur and we condemn the killing of the innocent anywhere it occurs". [Full Article...]


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