• Britain's May in tough talks on forging governing alliance
Britain's May in tough talks on forging governing alliance

Davis, who said that some policies in the government's programme would now be pruned back, was one of a number of senior Conservatives to publicly pledge loyalty to May. This is where a cabinet is sworn into office despite not commanding a majority in parliament. May moved to demonstrate that she understands the frustration of voters by movin...

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  • Saudi cabinet expresses satisfaction over Qatar-related decisions
Saudi cabinet expresses satisfaction over Qatar-related decisions

Qatar has been isolated for the past week by Saudi and others over " terrorism " and because of its relatively relaxed approach to relations with Jeddah's great regional rival, Iran . The boss of Qatar Airways has accused the USA of fanning the flames of a dispute between the country and its Gulf neighbors. "Whatever is related to the collectiv...

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  • General Election: EU puts squeeze on Theresa May over Brexit
General Election: EU puts squeeze on Theresa May over Brexit

Theresa May had repeatedly said during the election campaign that the Brexit talks would start 11 days after the June 8 vote, using it as a warning that Jeremy Corbyn's Labour were not ready for the negotiations. The new government and its partners will have to work hard to agree a strategy, although the EU's budget commissioner, Gunther Oetting...

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  • Tottering May names new Cabinet as critics circle
Tottering May names new Cabinet as critics circle

DUP leader Arlene Foster said she and Mrs May would speak further to "explore how it may be possible to bring stability to this nation at this time of great challenge". May said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon had previously claimed that she w...

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  • Qatar Airways urges UN action against Gulf 'blockade'
Qatar Airways urges UN action against Gulf 'blockade'

The move to isolate Qatar followed a visit to Saudi Arabia by US President Donald Trump . Consumers were seen loading their shopping carts with bottles of waters, rice bags, eggs and other goods at many retail stores and even groceries. Qatar said the allegations are based on lies. Somalia has also offered to help resolve the crisis . But it ...

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  • 'CIA man in Panama': Noriega's rise and fall
'CIA man in Panama': Noriega's rise and fall

Noriega also helped the USA seize drug loads at sea and track money laundering in Panama's banks, and reported on guerrilla and terrorist activities. In 2011, he was extradited back to Panama and imprisoned for crimes committed during his rule.

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  • Durbin Hoping Sessions Provides More Insight On Trump Controversies
Durbin Hoping Sessions Provides More Insight On Trump Controversies

Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein, a member of both the Senate intelligence and judiciary committees, has said Sessions should answer questions about his January testimony.Intelligence Committee members will also likely ask Sessions about a possible third undisclosed meeting with Kislyak that is now under investigation, according to media reports...

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  • Zille set apologise for colonialism tweets
Zille set apologise for colonialism tweets

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane and Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will make announcement today following a meeting of the DA's Federal Executive on Monday night. "All of us, especially leaders in our society, must remain mindful that colonialism was not a victim-less crime". Mainmane reiterated his stance that "we all continue to...

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  • May could be forced into Unionist deal
May could be forced into Unionist deal

The EU has said that Brexit talks need to make sufficient progress before trade deals can be discussed, though Britain had argued the discussions should take place simultaneously. The Good Friday Agreement or Belfast Agreement, was a major political development in the Northern Ireland peace process of the 1990s. "There's a possibility of voti...

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  • Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies
Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies

Saudi Arabia , UAE, Egypt and Bahrain last week cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over alleged accusations that Doha was supporting global Islamist extremists who are threats to the region's peace and security. Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi tells reporters in a weekly news conference: "These countries should try to settle their differences at ...

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  • Britain's May apologizes to own MPs for election 'mess'
Britain's May apologizes to own MPs for election 'mess'

Political rivals of the DUP are adamant the Government can no longer cast itself as a neutral facilitator in the process, given Theresa May's intent to form a minority government with the help of a confidence-and-supply deal with the unionist party.

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  • MG University First Degree Allotment 2017 Results Released @ cap
MG University First Degree Allotment 2017 Results Released @ cap

Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) has released the First Degree Allotment 2017 on June 13th. Check the trial allotment results . For Kannur University admissions in the academic year 2017-18, the students were asked to register online for seat allocation.

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  • United Kingdom general election kicks off: Here are some choicest picks
United Kingdom general election kicks off: Here are some choicest picks

Now her future is in doubt, with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn calling for her to step down, and commentators predicting a leadership challenge. When British Prime Minister Theresa May stepped out on April 10 to announce a snap election, she did so proclaiming that she was seeking a strong mandate for the Brexit negotiations.

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  • Investigators seek James Comey memos, tapes
Investigators seek James Comey memos, tapes

The House Intel Committee also joined three others committees in requesting copies of Comey's memos and notes, which the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director says he wrote after every meeting he had with Trump. He said the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony showed there was "no collusion, no obstruction". ...

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  • The UK Government Is Up For Grabs
The UK Government Is Up For Grabs

Amid mounting criticism of her campaign and leadership, joint chief of staff Nick Timothy resigned saying "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign" in a blog post on the ConservativeHome website. Complicating the outlook for the pound, however, is the strong showing by the Labour Party, which has advocated for closer ties betwee...

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  • Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar
Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

Another point of departure is Qatar's ties with Iran, with whom it shares one of the world's biggest gas fields. "I don't want to comment about Trump ", Al Baker said in an interview in Doha . He said: " Qatar Airways continues to operate to the rest of its network as per its published schedules with day-to-day adjustments for operational ...

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  • Theresa May Appoints Ministers to Her Shaky Gov't
Theresa May Appoints Ministers to Her Shaky Gov't

It comes after Mrs May told Tory MPs: "I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who will get us out of it". Other Tories, while avoiding such brutal assessments, were more forthright in predicting that the prime minister is unlikely to lead the Conservative Party in any future elections.

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  • UK's May Uses Downing Street Back Entrance After Election Debacle
UK's May Uses Downing Street Back Entrance After Election Debacle

Thus we must begin this negotiation. Tory sources indicated she would continue in Number 10. And in the Commons, she will require total loyalty from her backbenchers, given her precarious political position. The Evening Standard edited by Tory former chancellor George Osborne, and the Daily Telegraph, have reported that Cabinet ministers have i...

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  • Britain's Election Muddles Brexit Even More
Britain's Election Muddles Brexit Even More

A key factor in enabling the Conservatives to cling to power, however, may have been Corbyn's alienation of the Jewish vote. DUP leader Arlene Foster confirmed plans to hold talks with the Conservatives to discuss a way "to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge".

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  • James Comey comments clear me of allegations
James Comey comments clear me of allegations

Mr Comey told the Senate panel that he shared an unclassified memo about his February conversation with Mr Trump about Flynn because he hoped it would lead to the appointment of a special counsel . Mr Comey also claimed he took memos of his meetings with the president as he was concerned Mr Trump may lie about what was discussed. "...

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