• Singled out by Trump, Qatar hires former top law man to lobby
Singled out by Trump, Qatar hires former top law man to lobby

Shortly after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia and other Gulf nations to ease their blockade of Qatar on Friday, Trump seemed to contradict his top diplomat. "The time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding - they have to end that funding", Trump said. "We ask Qatar and other nations in the region to do more and do it...

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  • Indian army says it has killed 6 insurgents in Kashmir
Indian army says it has killed 6 insurgents in Kashmir

Following the army statement, Pakistan resorted to heavy firing at India's forward military posts and civilian areas in Poonch district of J-K, media reports said . The number of purported militants killed along the LoC in north Kashmir in the past four days has now gone up to 13. The firing from by the Pakistan army began at 9:45 am.

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  • Top Tories plot revolt, party tells May her days are numbered
Top Tories plot revolt, party tells May her days are numbered

He aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, quit on Saturday following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. "The reason for the disappointing result was not the absence of support for Theresa May and the Conservatives but an unexpected surge in support for Labour", Timothy wrote.

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  • U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan
U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Early media reports suggested the assailant was an elite Afghan commando, although that is not confirmed. The terrorist group # Taliban claimed the responsibility for the attack.Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said that the loyalist of their group had infiltrated the Afgan army to kill the foreign army.

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  • British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet
British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet

In a statement on the website Conservative Home, Timothy said he took "full responsibility" for his role in the defeat, but blasted "bizarre media reports" about his role in the election campaign. "The prime minister has tonight spoken with the DUP to discuss finalizing a "confidence-and-supply" deal when Parliament returns next week", a spokes...

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  • Intelligence Chiefs Say They Weren't 'Pressured' to Intervene in FBI Investigation
Intelligence Chiefs Say They Weren't 'Pressured' to Intervene in FBI Investigation

It was previously reported that Trump asked Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers to publicly deny evidence of cooperation between his campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election . Rogers replied: "I have never been directed to do anything I believe to be illegal , immoral, unethical or inappropriate"....

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  • Majority Of Conservatives Want May To Resign As Prime Minister
Majority Of Conservatives Want May To Resign As Prime Minister

However, he admitted responsibility for the Party's manifesto overall, "which I continue to believe is an honest and strong programme for government", he insisted. Outspoken journalist and presenter Piers Morgan tweeted: "Stop chucking everyone else under a bus, Prime Minister Theresa May and resign". Last December, Hill also told senior Conser...

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  • Qatar blockade: USA urges Gulf states to ease restrictions
Qatar blockade: USA urges Gulf states to ease restrictions

They also warned that anyone who expresses support for Qatar online faces imprisonment and hefty fines. Captain Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said: "While current operations from Al Udeid Air Base have not been interrupted or curtailed, the evolving situation is hindering our ability to plan for longer-term military operations".

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  • Lewis Hamilton snatches pole position in Montreal with stunning lap time
Lewis Hamilton snatches pole position in Montreal with stunning lap time

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel , who leads the championship by 25 points, had to settle for second while Valtteri Bottas was third. "I am shaking. I am speechless", said Hamilton. The Senna family took possession of the helmet in 1994, and since then it has been used in special events and exhibitions organised by the Ayrton Senna Institute.

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  • Distrust of Trump marks Comey's testimony about his firing
Distrust of Trump marks Comey's testimony about his firing

Standing with the president of Romania, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner, Trump at last confirmed his commitment to the alliance's mutual defence pact, Article 5, uttering words he deliberately did not say when he spoke at NATO's gathering in Belgium last month.

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  • Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives
Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. The coalition between Conservatives and the DUP is facing backlash, as many don't agree with the Northern Irish party's hard-right views . "I don't think that's in the hearts and minds of Londoners at the minute, (not) almost as much as security is", said Sheard, 22. "Let's g...

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  • United Kingdom gov't agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA
United Kingdom gov't agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA

It continued: "The talks so far have been positive". The DUP is a socially conservative party that opposes abortion and gay marriage, and many of its members also are sceptical about man-made climate change and reject the theory of evolution.

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  • UK Political Chaos Intensifies as No DUP Deal Reached Yet
UK Political Chaos Intensifies as No DUP Deal Reached Yet

May was expected to name the rest of her cabinet overnight, just days before Brexit talks begin, while also finalising the details of her alliance with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists Party ( DUP ), which she will need in order to govern after the Conservatives lost their majority.

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  • Trump to Reporters: Comey Statements Under Oath Weren't True
Trump to Reporters: Comey Statements Under Oath Weren't True

I'm not going to say 'I want you to pledge allegiance, '" he said . "Who would do that?" Speaking to reporters a day after Mr Comey testified to the Senate intelligence panel, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said it was "beyond the pale" that Mr Trump had asked Mr Comey, then head of the independent law enforcement agency, for his loy...

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  • Iran Sends Five Planes of Food to Embargo-Stricken Qatar
Iran Sends Five Planes of Food to Embargo-Stricken Qatar

Saudi Arabia also sealed Qatar's only land border, a key passageway for food imports. In April, Qatar Petroleum's President and CEO Saad Sherida al-Kaabi told The Associated Press that Qatar and Iran "have an excellent political relationship" as well as an "excellent technical relationship".

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  • Ben Affleck Remembers Fellow Batman Adam West: He 'Exemplified Heroism'
Ben Affleck Remembers Fellow Batman Adam West: He 'Exemplified Heroism'

He initially chaffed at being typecast when " Batman " went off the air after three seasons, but in later years he admitted he was pleased to have had a role in kicking off a big-budget film franchise by showing the character's wide appeal.

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  • Angela Merkel says European Union ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution
Angela Merkel says European Union ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution

Council leader Tusk expressed his worries about the consequences the election result will have on the Brexit talks, which should normally have started on 19 June. Since 24 June 2016 (the date of European Union referendum) Unfortunate". Czech prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka said he was "delighted" that Jeremy Corbyn had strengthened his party's po...

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  • Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families
Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families

Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have ordered all Qatari nationals to leave their countries within 14 days. Qatar has been in talks with Iran and Turkey to secure food and water supplies after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut links, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism .

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  • Britain PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
Britain PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

The details of the agreement "will be put forward for discussion and agreement" at a cabinet meeting on Monday, a day before the new parliament meets, the spokesman said. Ex-cabinet minister Owen Paterson warned his party against the "chaos" of a leadership contest as it could further delay resolving Brexit matters. After confirming on Friday tha...

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  • This is how Britain's election result impacts Indian foreign affairs
This is how Britain's election result impacts Indian foreign affairs

May campaigned to get a larger majority, but now Britain has a hung Parliament, meaning that no party has enough seats to form a government. "She's staying, for now", one Conservative Party source told Reuters. The DUP's social conservatism - it is opposed to same-sex marriage and abortion - has also alarmed some in May's party, particularly Sc...

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