• 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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  • Fears that DUP deal with May will result in concessions to unionism
Fears that DUP deal with May will result in concessions to unionism

The DUP and the Conservatives have been close political friends for a long time, but the reality of a civil partnership, and not a marriage between the two parties means May will now find herself beholden to a group of ten lawmakers in Northern Ireland , as she attempts to lead the country and commence Brexit negotiations without a parliament...

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  • Northern Ireland's DUP surge, could help Britain's May reach majority
Northern Ireland's DUP surge, could help Britain's May reach majority

Pinsent Masons financial services expert Alexis Roberts said: "The result might mean that the prospects of a soft Brexit increases, particularly if the new government decides it has to build more consensus in parliament to get its agenda through".

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  • Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister
Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister

Its foreign minister has struck a defiant tone in interviews, even after anxious residents emptied grocery stores in its capital of Doha as Saudi Arabia has blocked trucks carrying food from entering the country. Officials in Doha said they were surprised by the recent turn of events. Leaders in Doha also have supported al-Qaeda's Syria affil...

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  • Jelena Ostapenko, an Unseeded Power Hitter, Rallies to Win the French Open
Jelena Ostapenko, an Unseeded Power Hitter, Rallies to Win the French Open

Maiden grand slam finals are meant to be suffocating experiences but Jelena Ostapenko laid waste to that theory as she blasted past Simona Halep to win the French Open in audacious fashion on Saturday. Alexei Popyrin of Australia won the boys' title by defeating Nicola Kuhn of Spain 7-6 (5), 6-3. A year before that, she lost in the first round ...

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  • Theresa May promises a
Theresa May promises a "government of certainty" with DUP backing

May had called Thursday's early election to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks but instead lost the Conservatives' overall majority in Parliament. "As we do, we continue to work with our allies in the Democratic Unionist party in particular".

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  • DC Officer Critically Injured When Pickup Truck Strikes 2 Officers; City Worker
DC Officer Critically Injured When Pickup Truck Strikes 2 Officers; City Worker

After the truck struck the officers, the vehicle proceeded through the intersection and ended up crashing into an unoccupied truck. The driver of the pickup truck and it passegner were taken into custody, according to the police chief. She and others quickly ran out onto 18th Street. The truck, police said, "didn't appear to slow down". Police ...

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  • Shock UK exit poll suggests Britain's May fails to win majority
Shock UK exit poll suggests Britain's May fails to win majority

Cramer spoke after May's Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in the United Kingdom general election , according to results Friday. "Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations", Donald Tusk, leader of the EU's ruling council, wrote in a tweet . Of course, given the very small majority that we will have, th...

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  • Trump's hard-line approach clashes with Tillerson on Qatar
Trump's hard-line approach clashes with Tillerson on Qatar

The group said the list shows Qatar " announces fighting terrorism on one hand and finances and supports and hosts different terrorist organisations on the other hand". He had harsher words for Qatar than his secretary of state, just about an hour earlier. "It's long standing. We are committed to it". "Now, there are ones who are bothered be...

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  • UK PM To Seek Queen's Permission To Form Govt
UK PM To Seek Queen's Permission To Form Govt

Confident of securing a sweeping victory, Mrs May had called the snap election to strengthen her hand in the European Union divorce talks, due to begin this month. This is the first time since 1964 that there will be no nationalist representation in the Commons. Catholic Irish republicans Sinn Fein won seven, with a sitting independent unio...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan Approves Troop Deployment to Qatar
Turkey's Erdogan Approves Troop Deployment to Qatar

Mr. Erdogan has said isolating Qatar would not resolve any problems. The CHP parliamentary group deputy chairman, Levent Gok, stated that his party was ready to support the government in every way its policies benefit the people. In 2011, during the Arab Spring , Qatar backed the group and the people protesting against then-President Hosni Mubarak...

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  • Tehran terrorists had fought for IS in Raqqa and Mosul
Tehran terrorists had fought for IS in Raqqa and Mosul

The authorities has said five Iranians, who had joined ISIS and traveled to its Iraq and Syria bastions, carried out the attack. Parliament speaker Ali Larijani also attacked the United States and Saudi Arabia , which he called "a tribal state very far from anything like a democracy".

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  • UAE Chides Qatar for Seeking 'Non-Arab' Help
UAE Chides Qatar for Seeking 'Non-Arab' Help

The Qatari Central Bank asked banks in Qatar for daily data on cash withdrawals and remittances, amid predictions of withdrawing foreign investment funds from Qatari banks for fear of the worsening of the crisis with other Gulf countries.

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  • Saudis, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list
Saudis, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

On Friday Saudi Arabia, the UAE , Egypt and Bahrain designated as terrorists five Libyans including Tripoli Grand Mufti Sadiq al-Ghariani, an influential figure for anti-Haftar militias in western Libya. Schaefer told reporters German diplomats were in touch with the state department and security council officials to clarify the USA stance. ...

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