• Tehran attackers fought for ISIS, Iran says
Tehran attackers fought for ISIS, Iran says

Terrorists entered the Parliament building while they had dressed as women , said a security official. Fars news agency issued a report , saying that ISIS claimed responsibility for the terror attacks in Tehran . Lawmakers were in session at the time of the attack, and have been ordered to remain in place. At least 42 people were wounde...

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  • Tories unseat SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson
Tories unseat SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson

The SNP have suffered a series of major defeats at the hands of the Conservatives, with Alex Salmond and Angus Robertson both losing their places at Westminster. The Tories have grabbed 12 mostly rural seats from the SNP - but Labour and the Lib Dems have also made gains in Scotland. ALEX SALMOND lost his seat in Parliament this morning as th...

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  • Conservatives lead, but Labour gains big in British election, exit polls show
Conservatives lead, but Labour gains big in British election, exit polls show

On Brexit, the DUP supports leaving the European Union but opposes a return to a "hard" border with Ireland - which could happen if May carries through her threat to walk away from the talks rather than accept a "bad deal". But Mrs May decreed that the snap election which she called should be about her, not her party. But the Protestant DUP...

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  • Attack hit a cosmopolitan London
Attack hit a cosmopolitan London

Five other men, aged 27-30, remain in police custody, with 12 others released without charge in connection with the latest terror attack on London . After leaving the vehicle, the terrorists used 12in ceramic knives with pink blades in a stabbing spree.

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  • May's top advisers resign after UK election shock
May's top advisers resign after UK election shock

Timothy and Hill, considered part of May's inner circle of confidants as her joint chiefs of staff, quit their Downing Street top jobs after coming under fire as the duo responsible for convincing May to call a snap general election with claims that she was assured a landslide victory.

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  • Trump holds a press conference with Romania's President Iohannis
Trump holds a press conference with Romania's President Iohannis

President Donald Trump on Friday accused James Comey of lying to Congress about the contents of their private meetings in the weeks before he sacked the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief - and said he'd be willing to testify under oath about it.

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  • USA urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade
USA urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade

Trump said he helped plan the move against Qatar, although a senior administration official told Reuters earlier this week that the US had no indication from the Saudis or Emiratis during the visit that they would sever ties with Qatar. Saudi Arabia, Egypt , the UAE and Bahrain severed relations with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supportin...

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  • Theresa May's response to election results speech
Theresa May's response to election results speech

Theresa May's political career however is hanging by a thread today after she insisted she could still provide "certainty" for Britain as PM - despite the Tories suffering devastating losses when her election gamble backfired. It drew strong support from young people, who appeared to have turned out to vote in bigger-than-expected numbers. The...

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  • Labour missed an 'open goal' against Theresa May, says MP
Labour missed an 'open goal' against Theresa May, says MP

The legal question of whether Article 50 is revocable has not yet been determined, but most legal scholars (and indeed those who drafted it), take the view that it is. And it was May who had warned that European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker would discover she could be a "bloody hard woman" after details of a dinner attended by May, Junc...

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  • Wounded May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit
Wounded May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit

Speculation has been mounting over a leadership challenge following poor general election results which saw her party lose its majority. 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 mov...

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  • N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help
N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help

The joint declaration was adopted on June 15, 2000, by then-South Korean President Kim Dae-jung and North Korean leader Kim Jong-il as a result of the inter-Korea summit in 2000, the first time since the end of the Korean War that leaders of both Koreas came face-to-face for discussions.

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  • Saudi Arabia, Allies Issue Qatar-Linked 'Terrorism' List
Saudi Arabia, Allies Issue Qatar-Linked 'Terrorism' List

Several other countries followed suit. Trump initially tweeted his support for the Saudi-led group, before apparently being nudged into a more even-handed approach when USA defence officials renewed praise of Qatar, home of the al-Udeid base where the US military commands its air missions across the Middle East and Afghanistan.

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  • Police foil new terror plot as they arrest three people planning attack
Police foil new terror plot as they arrest three people planning attack

The son of a Moroccan father and Italian mother, he lived for a time in Italy and had been suspected of associating with a terrorist organization, the official said. "If the Metropolitan Police budget is being shrunk and reduced, they have got to prioritise and use their resources in a sensible way", he told ITV television, advocating neighbourhood...

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  • Lavrov: Russia makes efforts to resolve Qatar dispute
Lavrov: Russia makes efforts to resolve Qatar dispute

Earlier on Friday, Tillerson asked Saudi Arabia and its allies to halt the blockade because of "humanitarian consequences" and also because it was "hindering United States military actions in the region and the campaign against Isis". They also warned that anyone who expresses support for Qatar online faces imprisonment and hefty fines. "They hav...

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  • Donald Trump calls Comey 'leaker', ready to respond under oath
Donald Trump calls Comey 'leaker', ready to respond under oath

In his testimony, Comey recalled that during a private White House dinner on January 27, the president asked him for "loyalty" and to lay off his former top aide Flynn - who is under investigation over his Russian Federation ties - imploring Comey to "let this go".

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  • N.Ireland's DUP considering support for UK PM May's Conservatives
N.Ireland's DUP considering support for UK PM May's Conservatives

Downing Street says she plans to meet the queen at 12:30 p.m. local time (1130 GMT). But pressure is growing on May to step aside herself, or to sack her two key advisers, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, to whom many in the party attribute the car-crash campaign performance.

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  • Scottish independence dealt a blow after nationalists suffer losses
Scottish independence dealt a blow after nationalists suffer losses

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said her new MPs will be firm opponents of a second independence referendum. "I strongly suspect there were independence supporters amongst those who voted for Jeremy Corbyn yesterday", she said, stressing that "rushing to overly-simplistic judgments" about the election was "not the right thing to do".

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  • Theresa May's minority United Kingdom government agrees confidence and supply deal with DUP
Theresa May's minority United Kingdom government agrees confidence and supply deal with DUP

May had been expected to win comfortably. Speaking during a visit to Mexico City, Merkel said Germany was ready for the Brexit talks, which May said would begin on June 19 as scheduled - although she now risks more opposition to her European Union departure plans from inside and outside her party.

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  • Arab states in row with Qatar laud Trump's supportive stance
Arab states in row with Qatar laud Trump's supportive stance

Trump says the country has "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level". Qatar's neighbors have also criticized Qatar for allegedly supporting groups like the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas. Trump's demand that there be "no more funding" by Qatar for extremists groups contradicted the message delivered Friday by Tillerson, who had u...

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  • Trump publicly commits to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mutual-defense provision
Trump publicly commits to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mutual-defense provision

On Friday, just more than 24 hours after former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee, President Donald Trump appeared outside the White House to address reporters. "I'm committing the United States and have committed the United States to Article 5, and certainly, we are there to protect , and that's o...

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