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President Trump said United Kingdom election results were 'surprising'

President Trump said United Kingdom election results were 'surprising' Her weakened position in the party rules out big changes, and May's office has said that the most senior Cabinet members - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their jobs, but she is expected to shuffle the lower ranks of ministers. [Full Article...]

Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle Amid predictions the Tories may fall short of a majority , Mrs May said: "At this time more than anything else, this country needs a period of stability". There was little sympathy for May from some Europeans. A man who stuck to his figurative guns even when much of his own party turned against him. [Full Article...]

Democratic attorneys general commit to Paris climate pact

Local legislators' support or opposition to the move is unclear. The survey also finds broad scepticism toward Trump's argument that leaving the Paris Agreement will benefit the United States economy. In 2014, Virginia was 18th among states that produced the most carbon dioxide, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The global agreement, reached a year ago by 195 countries, aim... [Full Article...]

Britain votes: What next for the UK?

Britain votes: What next for the UK? Mrs May has since announced she would be going into coalition with the Democratic Unionist Party . The UK's general election has ended with no party winning an outright majority, bringing the second so-called hung Parliament in the last three elections. [Full Article...]

Russia, US Willing to Help Settle Qatar Dispute

Russia, US Willing to Help Settle Qatar Dispute Doha has paid John Ashcroft's firm US$2.5 million (Dh9.2m) to also audit its efforts at stopping terrorism funding. The Kingdom of Morocco has expressed its readiness to mediate the settlement of the diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf, the country's Foreign Ministry said in a statement Sunday. [Full Article...]

Merkel assumes United Kingdom to stick with its Brexit talks plan after election

Merkel assumes United Kingdom to stick with its Brexit talks plan after election European Union states are getting impatient about the delays in the Brexit talks, with some warning Friday after Britain's inconclusive election that the country should not be given more than the allotted two years to settle its divorce. [Full Article...]

Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel

Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel In a letter on Saturday to Senator Richard Shelby, Mr Sessions said he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate Appropriations subcommittees but that it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

London terror attack van was hired in Romford, police reveal

London terror attack van was hired in Romford, police reveal Meanwhile police have revealed the London Bridge attackers tried to hire a lorry hours before the attack, but failed because they couldn't provide payment details. At least eight persons were killed, 48 were injured and the killers were shot dead by the police. The attackers had wound adhesive tape around the handles and in Butt's case, a leather strap had been attached to the handle and was... [Full Article...]

New arrest made, as police release more details on London Bridge attack

New arrest made, as police release more details on London Bridge attack Police in London Saturday released a photograph of the knife used by killer Khuram Shazad Butt in the London Bridge terror attack . The potential for large vehicles to inflict mass casualties was laid bare in horrifying fashion past year when a lorry drove through crowds gathered to celebrate Bastille Day in Nice, killing 86 people and injuring scores more. [Full Article...]

Iran arrests over 40 suspects in connection with terror attack on parliament

Amir Abdollahian further referred to comments made by Saudi officials about taking war and insecurity to Iran and said they should be brought to account for such remarks. Alavi said his ministry observed a flurry of terrorist activity in recent months, as opposed to the time when it was detecting two to four terrorist cells per month. [Full Article...]

Concerned world leaders in touch with Qatar Foreign Minister, diplomats

Concerned world leaders in touch with Qatar Foreign Minister, diplomats The additional pressure on Qatar came after Doha rejected Saudi demands delivered by a Kuwaiti envoy Wednesday. It also strongly suggests a widening of the aggressive Saudi-led campaign beyond Qatar itself - not least against the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt - where Youssef al-Qaradawi was tried and sentenced to death in absentia following the 2013 military overthrow of the elected presiden... [Full Article...]

May seeks deal to stay in power

No 10 said the outline deal would be discussed at a cabinet meeting on Monday. But British media is reporting that senior members of the Conservative party are pushing for May to leave her post . One is for us to get on, in what I think is the responsible way, and try to form a government and try to offer the right kind of responsible leadership that the country needs. [Full Article...]

Qatar rejects 'blockade,' denies terror allegations

Qatar rejects 'blockade,' denies terror allegations We are a platform for peace not terrorism. On the diplomatic front, the royal families of Saudi Arabia and Qatar have had close ties with Pakistani rulers. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain this week cut ties to Qatar, accusing the country of tolerating or even encouraging support for extremist groups, including al-Qaida's Syria branch. [Full Article...]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges swift Brexit talks after United Kingdom vote

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges swift Brexit talks after United Kingdom vote The Czech prime minister said Friday that Britain should not be granted any extension on the two-year deadline for the Brexit talks. "The British people have not given her the landslide she wanted and many predicted, and Labour will not stand by and let her impose policies that do not have public support or legitimacy". [Full Article...]

Erdogan pledges 'full support to Qatari brothers' amid Gulf crisis

Erdogan pledges 'full support to Qatari brothers' amid Gulf crisis In his remarks, Trump said he has just returned from a historic trip to Europe and the Middle East, where he worked to strengthen its alliances, forge new friendships and unite all civilised people in the fight against terrorism. Soon after, there were hacking incidents aimed at the Qatar News Agency (QNA), which saw rising tensions by disclosing sympathetic statements by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim ... [Full Article...]

Britain's May seeks deal with Northern Irish party to cling to power

He said a new election might be necessary later this year or early in 2018. The opposition Labour Party, which did not secure anywhere near enough seats to form a government even with the support of smaller parties, has said it could still seize power. [Full Article...]

The Road to Larry O' Episode 9: Warriors Crumble in Game 4

The Road to Larry O' Episode 9: Warriors Crumble in Game 4 That attitude is one reason Green has gone from a player who was an undersized power forward at Michigan State, a four-year player who was a second round pick by the Golden State Warriors in 2012, to becoming one of the most versatile defensive players the league, one that's made multiple All-NBA and All-Star teams and is the favorite to be named this season's Defensive Player of the Year later ... [Full Article...]

Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed Iran says it has killed the mastermind behind the twin attacks on its parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, which left 17 dead and injured 50. Forty-three suspects were detained on Saturday and operations to identify and crush more "terrorists cells" were under way, Mr Alavi said. Iranian lawmakers said the intelligence minister had assured them that "all Islamic state elements h... [Full Article...]

Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns, Kuwait says

Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns, Kuwait says DUBAI/DOHA Qatar is ready to listen to the concerns of Gulf Arab states that have cut diplomatic and economic ties, Kuwait said on Sunday, as it tried to mediate a solution to the worst regional crisis in years. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said that the Qatar issue might soon turn into a global problem if the tension in the gulf region increases. [Full Article...]

Turkish president Erdogan approves troops to Qatar

Turkish president Erdogan approves troops to Qatar Washington , Jun 9 US President Donald Trump today said that Qatar has "historically" been a funder of terrorism and asked the tiny Gulf nation and "other countries" that fund terrorism to "stop immediately". "This list is connected to Qatar and serves suspicious agendas in an indication of the duality of Qatar policies", said the statement from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Egypt ... [Full Article...]


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