• EU's Brexit Negotiator Says Talks When UK Ready
EU's Brexit Negotiator Says Talks When UK Ready

The Lisbon Treaty has no provision within it to provide this extension or pause mechanism so there is no obvious legal rule. Now with the anniversary of Britain's landmark June 23 Brexit vote looming and still no serious negotiations underway, many European Union nations and top officials have had enough.

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  • Farmers can not be given loan waivers: MP Agri Minister
Farmers can not be given loan waivers: MP Agri Minister

In their group meeting on Saturday, those leading the protests chose to stick to the original demand of a complete loan waiver for all 1.34 crore farmers in Maharashtra, along with a minimum support price and other recommendations of the Swaminathan Committee.

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  • India rejects Trump charge that it linked Paris climate accord for aid
India rejects Trump charge that it linked Paris climate accord for aid

Fifty-five percent of Americans think the withdrawal will do more to hurt USA leadership in the world. When pressed about Trump's beliefs, advisors Gary Cohn and Kellyanne Conway told journalists to "ask him". The ambassador added that withdrawing from the Paris Agreement will not change America's commitment to combating climate change, accordi...

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  • After cutting diplomatic ties, Gulf states announce hotlines for mixed Qatari families
After cutting diplomatic ties, Gulf states announce hotlines for mixed Qatari families

Saudi Arabia said it was committed to "decisive and swift action to cut off all funding sources for terrorism" in a statement carried by the state news agency SPA , while Bahrain hailed US efforts to ensure "international solidarity" on the issue.

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  • HUNG PARLIAMENT: Theresa May 'wants to stay on as PM'
HUNG PARLIAMENT: Theresa May 'wants to stay on as PM'

She said the two parties had enjoyed "a strong relationship" over many years. Others noted that the party now was one of the most socially conservative in Europe, having sought to maintain some of the continent's strictest restrictions on abortion and consistently opposed gay marriage.

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  • Charl Schwartzel part of three-way tie for midway lead in Memphis
Charl Schwartzel part of three-way tie for midway lead in Memphis

Kevin Sutherland (69), who shared the first-round lead with Day and money leader Bernhard Langer, is at 9 under. He hit four birdies going out to open up a three shot lead at 11-under par , but dropped back with three bogeys on the back nine.

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  • UK PM Theresa May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party
UK PM Theresa May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

Nick Timothy , May's co-chief of staff, said on the ConservativeHome website that he stepped down on Friday, while the BBC reported that Fiona Hill had also quit. May said Barwell would help her "reflect on the election and why it did not deliver the result I hoped for". The stunning outcome has Ms May battling to unite different factions of he...

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  • Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP talks continue
Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP talks continue

The Downing St. resignations came as May worked to fill jobs in her minority government and replace ministers who lost their seats on Thursday. Those behind the petition are seeking a million signatures and they promise to deliver the completed petition to 10 Downing Street.

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  • Qatar crisis: India favours constructive dialogue
Qatar crisis: India favours constructive dialogue

Turkey would continue its efforts to resolve the dispute, Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said alongside Sheikh Khaled. "We are in favour of resolving any disagreements through. India believes that peace and security in the Gulf are of paramount importance for the continued progress and prosperity of the countries in the region.

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  • DUP agrees to principles of 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories
DUP agrees to principles of 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories

The socially conservative, pro-Brexit Democratic Unionist Party's 10 seats are enough to give the right-wing Conservatives a fragile but workable majority, which May said would allow her to negotiate a successful exit from the EU. May expected to increase the number of her Conservative Party's seats in the parliament in order to avoid additional ...

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  • May's top aides quit following election disaster to avert leadership challenge
May's top aides quit following election disaster to avert leadership challenge

The two chiefs of staff were forced out after a number of cabinet ministers reportedly said Ms May must make their dismissal a sign of her willingness to do things differently in the wake of her failure to secure a House of Commons majority.

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  • South Korea names new defence minister to counter North's arms threat
South Korea names new defence minister to counter North's arms threat

North Korea may be close to testing an intercontinental ballistic missile, state media suggested Saturday. "I think [it was suspended] because of the escalation of activities and because it was starting to become clear that every dollar the North Korean government should be spending in the welfare of its own people was actually being diver...

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  • British leader reaches tentative deal to shore up rule
British leader reaches tentative deal to shore up rule

A source close to the DUP said the party was seeking more funding for the province and concessions for former British soldiers in exchange for supporting Mrs May. However, the party are staunchly pro-Brexit and support a hard Brexit in terms of the economy and immigration policy. The DUP was founded in the 1970s by the late firebrand preach...

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  • UK government agrees outline deal with DUP for support
UK government agrees outline deal with DUP for support

But Mr Corbyn said: "I don't think Theresa May and this government have any credibility". The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. Timothy and Hill have been accused of creating a "toxic" atmosphere in Downing Street. It would mean that they would vote with the Government on a case-by-case basis.

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  • Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government
Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government

May's party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority. "We will enter discussions with the Conservatives about how it may be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge", said Arlene Foster , the head of the DUP .

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  • Accuser called Bill Cosby more than 50 times after assault: defense
Accuser called Bill Cosby more than 50 times after assault: defense

In cross examination, his lawyers pointed out that the two had repeatedly been in contact after the alleged assault. They're your friends; they'll take the edge off'. "I had a secret about the biggest celebrity in the world at that time, and it was just me", Johnson said. A few months prior to the incident, the defense said, Constand drove four h...

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  • Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue
Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue

Saudi Arabia and its allies imposed an economic and diplomatic boycott on Qatar last week over what they say is the gas-rich Gulf nation's support for Iran and militant groups - charges which Doha has denied. Separately, Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud ordered affected families that are citizens of Qatar and Saudi Arabia will be...

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  • Iran Arrests 7 Accused of Aiding Deadly Tehran Attacks
Iran Arrests 7 Accused of Aiding Deadly Tehran Attacks

The attackers had entered Iran at some point previous year, the ministry said without providing precise dates. Many are already speculating that the decision by the government of President Moon Jae-in would severely undermine America's plans to launch the system in the country.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn vows to vote down Queen's Speech to topple Theresa May
Jeremy Corbyn vows to vote down Queen's Speech to topple Theresa May

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the country as her husband looks on after Britain's election at Downing Street in London . "From hubris to humiliation", said the left-leaning Guardian . German politican and European Union executive member Guenther Oettinger said, however, that a weak British leader increased the risk negotiat...

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  • Seven suspects arrested for helping militants carry out Tehran attacks
Seven suspects arrested for helping militants carry out Tehran attacks

Two guards, 10 government staffers and five civilians were killed in the attacks that simultaneously targeted the country's parliament and the shrine of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli and Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi will attend a session of the parliament behin...

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