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AFP chief: Marawi City siege was start of extremist plan Featured

AFP chief: Marawi City siege was start of extremist plan Featured The Philippine government has issued martial law in Mindanao for a week now. Philippine forces pressed their offensive to drive out militants. More than 100 people, including 24 civilians, have been killed in six days of fighting, the government said . [Full Article...]

France confirms second French death in London attack: minister

France confirms second French death in London attack: minister Formal identification of the body has not taken place, but the family of 45-year-old Xavier Thomas has been informed of the discovery. London police have arrested another man suspected of a connection to the lethal attack on London Bridge . [Full Article...]

Theresa May FINALLY says she's SORRY after general election shock

But speaking Friday on Europe 1 radio, Edouard Philippe said "the tone" of negotiations may be affected. The EU's Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, had earlier insisted that "Brexit negotiations should start when [the] United Kingdom is ready". [Full Article...]

Iran arrests two suspects linked to attacks in Tehran

Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called the White House comments "repugnant" and accused the United States of supporting terror. The attacks were the first in Iran claimed by the Islamic State , which has repeatedly threatened Shias, the second largest branch of Islam, a majority in Iran. [Full Article...]

Trump says '100 percent' willing to respond to Comey under oath

During more than two hours of testimony , Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee he believed Trump had directed him to drop an FBI probe into the Republican president's former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of the broader Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

What The Election And Theresa May's Deal Mean For The UK

After winning his own seat in north London , Corbyn said May's attempt to win a bigger mandate had backfired. Despite the hung parliament result, the Conservatives remain the U.K.'s largest political party and May has said that she will stay on in power to lead the United Kingdom through Brexit talks - due to begin in just 10 days - although with a considerably weaker hand than she had ju... [Full Article...]

Trump urges Qatar to resolve diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia

Trump urges Qatar to resolve diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia Asked about the impact of the measures taken this week against Qatar, Al-Thani said his country could survive "forever", adding that Qatar respected global agreements and would continue to supply liquefied natural gas - its top export - to the United Arab Emirates. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom election upset leaves prime minister's Brexit strategy in disarray

He also said Ms Davidson was "absolutely not" interested in a move to Westminster despite being tipped as a future leader of the United Kingdom party, insisting that she was "totally focused" on becoming First Minister of Scotland in 2021. [Full Article...]

Trump says "100 percent" willing to respond to Comey under oath

Trump said he is "100 per cent" willing to testify under oath on Comey meetings and tell the FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller that he never asked FBI to stop investigating. Referring to Mr. Trump's suggestion that he may have recorded their conversations, Mr. Comey said: "Lordy, I hope there are tapes". He also accused Qatar, a key US military partner, of funding terrorism "at a very high le... [Full Article...]

David Wagner revels in making history with Huddersfield

Speaking to Sky Sports on the eve of the new Championship season, Holloway had predicted the West Yorkshire club would be relegated, in large part due to Wagner's lack of experience. "We have to be focused on ourselves and this football club has to be focused on themselves", Wagner said. "I've played in games where there's been a shoot-out and certain players don't stand up or feign an inj... [Full Article...]

Trump says he would testify under oath that Comey lied

Trump says he would testify under oath that Comey lied TRUMP tweet: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication". Trump tweeted in his first comments since Comey's hearing. "I hope you can let this go", Comey reported the president as saying in a February 14 meeting. Trump had stayed unusually quiet on Thursday. Comey told senators he resisted those entreaties because the situation could change and if it did, that,... [Full Article...]

Tory-DUP deal: Ruth Davidson 'receives assurances' from PM over gay rights

Many DUP members, including the chair of its Education Committee, Mervyn Story, belong to the Caleb Foundation, the leading creationist lobby group in Northern Ireland . The Conservatives finished the election with 318 seats, eight short of the 326 needed for a majority, and the party is now dependent on the 10 DUP MPs to ensure legislation can be passed through a hostile House of Commons. [Full Article...]

No appetite among UK Conservatives to oust PM May - key lawmaker

No appetite among UK Conservatives to oust PM May - key lawmaker Arlene Foster, the party leader, made it clear on election night that she would find it hard to work with Mr Corbyn because of what she called his "support for the IRA". German member of the European Commission Guenther Oettinger said it was unclear if negotiations could start on June 19 as planned. Whatever the outcome, the options look nothing like the "strong and stable" government May promis... [Full Article...]

Take Scottish independence vote off table, Ruth Davidson tells Nicola Sturgeon

Take Scottish independence vote off table, Ruth Davidson tells Nicola Sturgeon She paid tribute to Mr Robertson, who had been MP for Moray since 2001, describing him as a "politician and parliamentarian of vast stature, who week after week held the Prime Minister to account, providing the scrutiny that the official opposition in the House of Commons failed to do". [Full Article...]

Trump calls ex-FBI director James Comey a 'leaker' after testimony

Mr. Trump's personal lawyer , Marc Kasowitz , read a statement denying Comey's testimony that the president pressured him to drop his investigations into the Trump campaign's possible collusion with Russian Federation. Alan Dershowitz spoke with Brian Kilmeade about yesterday's testimony by former FBI Director James Comey and how the media is blacking out the single most important... [Full Article...]

Merkel in Argentina hits protectionist Trump, talks trade and climate change

Merkel is visiting Latin America through a series of trips ahead of July's G-20 summit in Germany . Dámaso Morales, the coordinator of the European Studies Center at the National Autonomous University, believes Germany will find a trustworthy partner in Mexico . [Full Article...]

The Trump Administration Now Wants SCOTUS To Reinstate The Travel Ban

The two case in question are similar in that both of them sought to block the travel ban - but the Hawaii case also resulted in the court blocking the Trump administration's plan to suspend the Refugee Admission Program and cut the number of refugees. [Full Article...]

Theresa May's Future as PM in Doubt After Hung Parliament

She said a government with the support of the DUP would "allow us to come together as a country and channel our energies towards a successful Brexit deal that works for everyone in this country, securing a new partnership with the European Union which guarantees our long-term prosperity". [Full Article...]

SCO summit: PM meets Ashraf Ghani, shake hands with Modi

SCO summit: PM meets Ashraf Ghani, shake hands with Modi The SCO was founded in Shanghai in 2001 by then presidents of Russia, China, Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. He welcomed the proposal of the Chinese President Xi Jinping on the need of a long term treaty of good neighbourliness for the next five years. [Full Article...]

DUP set to support May as United Kingdom left with hung parliament

The DUP is a socially-conservative party: it opposes same-sex marriage and wants to maintain the country's strict anti-abortion laws. In Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon's Scottish National Party - which won all but three seats in the 2015 election - lost much of its base to the Scottish Conservatives, led by Ruth Davidson. [Full Article...]


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