• Conservatives are only party who can form a United Kingdom government-May
Conservatives are only party who can form a United Kingdom government-May

But she ran a disastrous campaign while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn-who had been repeatedly written off by rivals and the media-ran a popular one that engaged thousands of young voters in particular. New elections will be called. Corbyn faced intense opposition from the right-wing tabloid press and from the Evening Standard, newly edited by for...

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  • Iran's foreign minister responds to Trump's condolences on Tehran attacks
Iran's foreign minister responds to Trump's condolences on Tehran attacks

Both would indicate a degree of instability and tensions that the Iranian leadership would rather not acknowledge. As part of the July 2015 multinational accord, Iran also regained access to frozen assets held overseas. "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil that they promote", Trump concluded. That wa...

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  • London bridge attackers tried to get a larger truck: Cops
London bridge attackers tried to get a larger truck: Cops

The police are of the opinion that there could be others who could throw some more light on the attack and want them to come forward. The truck they had wanted to hire was smaller but similar to the one used in last year's Nice attack in which more than 80 people were killed in France.

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  • Tim Kaine: Comey's Lynch comments 'pretty much irrelevant'
Tim Kaine: Comey's Lynch comments 'pretty much irrelevant'

Sen. Tim Kaine (D., Va.) told CNN host Alisyn Camerota that "2016 is over" in reference to Hillary Clinton's email investigation during an appearance on "New Day" Friday. This all went down some three hours into the hearing, when it was McCain's turn to question Comey. He referred to "President Comey", and at times looked confused and frustrated ...

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  • China Focus: SCO expansion vital for int'l security, common prosperity
China Focus: SCO expansion vital for int'l security, common prosperity

Describing terrorists as the chief violators of human rights and values, Modi said: " We have full faith that the SCO would give a new push to our efforts in the fight against terrorism ". Kazakhstan is a comprehensive strategic partner of China and an important member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). "As a result the economic e...

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  • Theresa May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party
Theresa May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party

Tim Farron, the current leader, retained his seat with only a narrow majority. It still wasn't enough to put Labour back into government, of course, but it did help take away the Conservatives' majority, and send them staggering for support into the arms of Northern Ireland's DUP, a deeply conservative party that fears all the wickedness of mod...

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  • Vettel fastest as Ferrari dominate final practice
Vettel fastest as Ferrari dominate final practice

Points leader Sebastien Vettel in the other Ferrari was third in the afternoon, following a morning session in which his back end spun out in Turn 6. Hamilton's Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff conceded earlier this week that they no longer hold the advantage in the title race. Stoffel Vandoorne finished just on the wrong side of the cusp in h...

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  • Theresa May seeks minority gov't with DUP after bruising election result
Theresa May seeks minority gov't with DUP after bruising election result

He added that Labour still lost the election, leaving his Nottingham East constituency with a Conservative government "they do not need" and the party with questions about how to convince voters it can move from "protesting about a government into being the government".

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  • EU fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock UK vote
EU fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock UK vote

Some compared her to her predecessor David Cameron, who sought to silence Eurosceptic fellow Conservatives by calling the referendum on European Union membership which ended his career and shocked Europe. But despite May's dire result, her message did resonate with some Brexiteers in Wakefield who wavered from the Labour party. "At this time,...

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  • Iran arrests 8 suspected of supporting Tehran attacks
Iran arrests 8 suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

As thousands of Iranians attended a funeral for the victims, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday's attacks would only increase hate for the USA and Saudi governments, according to state media. On Friday, the US embassy in Saudi Arabia issued a security notice to USA citizens recommending that they "exercise caution in places freque...

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  • Macron: Handshake Contest With Trump Was A Show Of Strength
Macron: Handshake Contest With Trump Was A Show Of Strength

At the Thursday summit, Trump shook Macron's hand intensely - and it prompted major social media scrutiny . While Italy hopes the G7 meeting on the cliffs of eastern Sicily will concentrate minds on Europe's migrant crisis, the British leader wants to set out her stall on measures to tackle the promotion and facilitation of radical ideologies on...

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  • How Trump responded to Comey calling him a liar
How Trump responded to Comey calling him a liar

President Donald Trump's private lawyer plans to file a complaint against former FBI Director James Comey with the Senate judiciary committee and Justice Department Inspector General for leaking memos according to reports. "No collusion. No obstruction". Comey said he told Trump in multiple conversations that he was not being personall...

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  • What's a hung Parliament? Implications of the United Kingdom election
What's a hung Parliament? Implications of the United Kingdom election

Only a small part of this vote reflected a nuanced critique of the European Union as an agent of market economics and job displacement. But May's botched announcement of a reform in funding for elderly care, a strong grassroots campaign by Corbyn and the terror attacks, which increased scrutiny of her time as interior minister, changed the game.

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  • Theresa May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks
Theresa May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

The DUP agreed to supporting to the government on a "confidence and supply" basis, which would involve it supporting a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament but not forming a formal coalition partnership. Visibly exhausted, May said that she obviously "wanted a different result" in Thursday's vote and that she is "sorry for ...

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  • Erdogan Ratifies Deployment of Turkish Troops to Qatar
Erdogan Ratifies Deployment of Turkish Troops to Qatar

Bahrain "stressed the necessity of Qatar's commitment to correct its policies and to engage in a transparent manner in counter-terrorism efforts", its official BNA news agency said. One such demand was to shut down Al Jazeera, which has been perceived as the foreign policy instrument of the Qatari Emir. "We lead the region in attacking the roo...

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  • United Kingdom government agrees outline deal with DUP for support
United Kingdom government agrees outline deal with DUP for support

But the ballot-box humiliation has seriously - and possibly mortally - wounded her leadership just as Britain is about to begin complex exit talks with the European Union. The Liberal Democrats said May should be "ashamed" of carrying on. The Democratic Unionist Party won 10 seats. The Tories needed 326 seats to win but fell short by eight.

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  • United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray
United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray

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.

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  • Ending Crisis with Qatar Hinges on its Behavior
Ending Crisis with Qatar Hinges on its Behavior

Only an hour before, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had issued a very different message, calling on the Arab nations to immediately ease their blockade on Qatar. "The Embassy of India is monitoring the situation closely and is in touch with Qatari authorities to ensure the safety and security of Indian nationals in Qatar", it said.

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  • Hezbollah condemns Iran terror attack as death toll rises to 16
Hezbollah condemns Iran terror attack as death toll rises to 16

This the first attack conducted by ISIS in Iran, which is predominantly Shiite. Trump's statement is "counter-productive and further narrows the opportunity for engagement between the United States and Iran on countering a common enemy", said Ellie Geranmayeh, senior fellow with the European Council on Foreign Relations.

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  • Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron
Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron

That's a fact Macron freely addressed in the days leading up to the visit. "As for the bilateral relations, I would like us to continue and intensify these relations", Macron said . He said that's why he banned their reporters from his campaign headquarters during the race for the French presidency, which he went on to win May 7.

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