• North Korea says leader Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missiles
North Korea says leader Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missiles

North Korea's top newspaper Rodong Sinmun ran a front-page photo of a beaming Kim surrounded by smiling generals in uniform, with further pictures inside apparently showing the cruise missiles being launched from the back of a tank-like vehicle, and hitting ships at sea.

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  • Qatar dismisses terrorism list as 'baseless'
Qatar dismisses terrorism list as 'baseless'

Only Kuwait hosts a stronger USA military presence in the Middle East . Last month, President Trump traveled to the Middle East where he met with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia . Families are being forcibly separated and children pulled out of school", he said. "But they can be addressed immediately". The U.S. will support these mediation e...

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  • Theresa May aims to form government, despite lost majority
Theresa May aims to form government, despite lost majority

Her opponents also took issue with her refusal to take part in a televised debate with other party leaders. She is expected to give a speech at around 0900 GMT. Perplexed EU leaders, unexpectedly faced with the prospect of dealing with now-shaky British leadership, sought Friday to make sense of the drama, but also made clear that while Britain m...

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  • Police increase patrols in Tehran after Iran attacks
Police increase patrols in Tehran after Iran attacks

Over 40 people were wounded in the attack. People mourn over the coffin of one of the victims of the June 7 terrorist attacks in Tehran on June 8, 2017. The attack came as emboldened Sunni Arab states - backed by US President Donald Trump - are hardening their stance against Shiite-ruled Iran. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said he did...

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  • Iranian embassy in Azerbaijan makes statement on terrorist attacks in Tehran
Iranian embassy in Azerbaijan makes statement on terrorist attacks in Tehran

In a statement released by the White House, the USA leader noted, " We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran, and for the Iranian people, who are going through such challenging times ". A statement issued Wednesday evening stopped short of alleging direct Saudi involvement but called it "meaningful" that the atta...

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  • After Comey accuses Trump of lying, President calls him a 'leaker'
After Comey accuses Trump of lying, President calls him a 'leaker'

Former FBI director James Comey testifies before a hearing on Thursday. Still, he maintained he had never asked Comey for a pledge of allegiance. The tweet from Trump about Comey claiming total vindication was a milestone for the president in one way: It ended Trump's second-longest tweet drought since he became a presidential candid...

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  • MP farmers' protest: Shivraj Singh Chauhan to go on fast
MP farmers' protest: Shivraj Singh Chauhan to go on fast

These videos, which went viral on social media, show Congress legislators in Madhya Pradesh inciting violence and arguing with the police. Later that day, Chouhan belatedly announced the government would purchase onions at eight rupees per kilogram.

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  • Indian Army will appoint women in military police first: General Bipin Rawat
Indian Army will appoint women in military police first: General Bipin Rawat

The Army Chief, himself an alumnus of the IMA, said the academy imparts the best training to its cadets which matches up to global standards. On June 8, General Rawat said the situation in Kashmir would be normal soon. Rawat added that it was important to include women personnel in the military police to handle women miscreants and protesters. ...

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

In the morning, instead of announcing a resignation, May rushed to the Buckingham Palace to see the Queen and said in a briefly statement shortly after that she was ready to form the government. The biggest victor was Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn . Pro-EU Conservatives pounced on their leader's weakness to argue for a business-friendly "sof...

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  • Saudi Arabia warns banks against raising Qatar exposure
Saudi Arabia warns banks against raising Qatar exposure

A tweet from President Trump Tuesday tied Qatar to the "funding of radical ideology". The crisis is a major diplomatic test for the United States, which is a close ally of countries on both sides. The four Arab states severed relations with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-adversary Iran - charges...

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  • EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator Says Talks Should Start When UK 'Ready'
EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator Says Talks Should Start When UK 'Ready'

Britain is also still insisting on having talks on a future trade deal at the same time as negotiations on the actual divorce, something the European Union will not allow. Mr Willis said: "There is a lot of good news priced into equities whilst bond markets continue to price in a somewhat bleaker outlook, though government bonds clearly remain sup...

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  • U.S. tells United Nations to remove 'anti-Israel bias'
U.S. tells United Nations to remove 'anti-Israel bias'

The administration of President Donald Trump is not the first to criticize the council for its focus on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Her reasoning, however, ignores the human rights abuses of American allies like Egypt and Saudi Arabia, who also have seats on the Council.

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  • Congress demands apology from Shah, Modi for calling Gandhi 'chatur baniya'
Congress demands apology from Shah, Modi for calling Gandhi 'chatur baniya'

It was merely a special objective vehicle to secure freedom . Describing the Congress as a party that was never set up on the basis of any ideology, BJP president Amit Shah said the party was launched as a special goal vehicle to secure Independence.

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  • Iran supreme leader: Attacks fuel hatred toward US, Saudis
Iran supreme leader: Attacks fuel hatred toward US, Saudis

Iranians from all walks of life held a massive funeral ceremony for the victims of the terrorist incidents on Friday. Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani slammed Washington for its recent move to impose new sanctions against Iran following twin terrorist attacks in Tehran , claimed by the " Islamic State " (aka IS, ISIS , ISIL, Da...

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  • Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker'
Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker'

Speaking to reporters for the first time since 18 million Americans watched Comey's testimony before the Senate , Trump called the former FBI head a "liar" and said he never asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn over his contacts with Russian Federation.

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  • South Africa's Zuma Survives Another No Confidence Vote
South Africa's Zuma Survives Another No Confidence Vote

NKC Independent Economists political analyst Gary van Staden said in a note that the outcome "was no surprise". Discontent with his rule contributed to the ANC's loss of control of Johannesburg , the economic hub, and Pretoria , the capital, in an August municipal vote.

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  • Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela
Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela "hunger bonds"

The investment bank used the money to buy bonds in Venezuela's state-owned oil and gas company. The president of the Venezuelan Congress Julio Borges wrote in a letter to Lloyd Blankfein the Goldman Sachs president that the banks' financial lifeline for the regime will help to strengthen its brutal repression that it has unleased agai...

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  • Supreme Court rules to limit SEC power to recover profit from fraud
Supreme Court rules to limit SEC power to recover profit from fraud

The SEC sued New Mexico-based investment adviser Charles Kokesh in 2009, alleging that two firms he owned had mishandled client funds. The Supreme Court on Monday made it tougher for the government to recover ill-gotten gains from people convicted of securities fraud, ruling that such recoveries are subject to a five-year statute of limit...

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  • John McCain Clarifies Comey Questions After Twitter Blows Up
John McCain Clarifies Comey Questions After Twitter Blows Up

They're also looking into the investigation's spillover effect on Trump's subsequent decision-making, namely whether the president attempted to obstruct justice when he fired Comey last month. Comey has finally publicly confirmed his private reports that the president was not under investigation in any Russian probe". As for the tapes, Trump didn...

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  • Iran Investigating Saudi Role In Attacks
Iran Investigating Saudi Role In Attacks

The five men who launched attacks in the heart of Iran's capital previously fought for ISIL, the country's intelligence ministry said on Thursday. Two Sunni militant groups, Jaish al-Adl and Jundallah, have been also waging an insurgency in Iran , mostly in remote areas, for nearly a decade.

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