• Turkey urges Gulf states to end Qatar crisis before end of Ramadan
Turkey urges Gulf states to end Qatar crisis before end of Ramadan

The Saudi-led coalition has also announced that Qatar's participation in its joint military operation in Yemen has been canceled. A ban could now follow in countries that sided with Saudi Arabia in the worldwide row including the United Arab Emirates , Egypt, Yemen and Bahrain .

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  • Pakistan to Play Sri Lanka for place in semi finals
Pakistan to Play Sri Lanka for place in semi finals

Sri Lanka may have been traditionally late to the party - but the party has now officially started. Most of their batsmen came to the party and though a couple of their key bowlers had off-days, the others rallied pretty well. They may even remember a majority of today's Bangladesh players. Throughout the second half of the match, as the unthinka...

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  • London Bridge attackers tried to get bigger truck
London Bridge attackers tried to get bigger truck

Also inside the van were of office chairs and a suitcase which police say had been stacked inside the vehicle as a cover story to their families to explain why they had hired the van. Two blow torches were also found. "I know people will be concerned about what's happened in the United Kingdom over the past 12 weeks including the two ghastly atta...

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  • Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations
Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker meanwhile merely urged Britain to form a government "as soon as possible". Asked whether he expected to negotiate with Mrs May, he said it was purely a domestic matter, adding: "We want to start, the time is running, and instability, losing time, is not in your or our interest".

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  • Pressure builds on Theresa May to quit
Pressure builds on Theresa May to quit

Before the election, she had been widely expected to sack finance minister Philip Hammond following a reported clash over her Brexit strategy. BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith said the prime minister was facing calls from MPs to remove close advisers who have been blamed for the failure to win the election and adopt a "very different...

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  • Ex-Trump campaign manager open to returning
Ex-Trump campaign manager open to returning

Kushner reportedly talked with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in September about establishing a private communications channel between Moscow and Trump's transition team. Spicer took the podium on Monday praising Trump's "incredible, historic trip" overseas and hammering "fake news" from news reporters . President Donald Trump is meeti...

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  • London Bridge attackers tried to rent bigger van to kill more people
London Bridge attackers tried to rent bigger van to kill more people

Speaking in quiet, measured tones, the 56-year-old points out that London has been hit by terrorist attacks throughout her life. 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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  • In 'Crisis' Mode, Qatar Hires Bush Attorney General To Lead Lobbying Effort
In 'Crisis' Mode, Qatar Hires Bush Attorney General To Lead Lobbying Effort

Qatar hired Ashcroft Law Firm for 90 days, agreeing to pay it $2.5 million to help the Persian Gulf nation comply with US money laundering and counterterrorism financing regulations, and to stress its efforts to combat global terrorism, according to disclosures filed under the Foreign Agents Registration Act.

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  • Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government
Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government

The author of the 'Stop the DUP & TORIES forming a Minority Government!' petition , writing under the pen name Winston Churchill, called the proposed alliance " a disgusting, desperate attempt to stay in power ". "At such a critical time, the Prime Minister must be clear with the people about the deal she has stitched up with the DUP behind closed...

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  • Manchester Police release man with no charge in bomb inquiry
Manchester Police release man with no charge in bomb inquiry

The attack on a packed concert hall in the northern English city on May 22 killed 22 children and adults, and injured 116 others. On Monday, Greater Manchester Police released a photograph of Abedi with a blue suitcase in the days before the May 22 attack.

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  • US Congress may issue subpoenas as Trump dodges questions about Comey 'tapes'
US Congress may issue subpoenas as Trump dodges questions about Comey 'tapes'

Trump , who said he's "100 percent" willing to testify under oath if Senate investigators ask, also rejected Comey's claim that he demanded loyalty from the Federal Bureau of Investigation director. "I'll tell you about it over a very short period of time", the president said, and, added when pressed, "Oh, you're going to be very disappointed w...

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  • Qatar, accused of supporting terrorism, hires ex-US attorney general
Qatar, accused of supporting terrorism, hires ex-US attorney general

He denied that Qatar supported Egypt's outlawed Islamist movement, the Muslim Brotherhood, and Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip. Human rights group Amnesty International has condemned the blockade taken by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain against Qatar, saying the countries are toying with the lives of thousands o...

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  • Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem
Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem

The belts, worn by attackers Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba on their rampage that killed eight people, and injured dozens more, were designed to create "maximum fear", Scotland Yard said. "They were still fairly close to the van". 'Where have they come from? A 27-year-old man was detained at a house in Ilford and a 28-year-old ...

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  • Death toll rises to eight in London Bridge attack
Death toll rises to eight in London Bridge attack

The latest arrest comes as the city works to recover from the brutal attack in which the three armed men rammed a van into a crowd of pedestrians on London Bridge and fatally stabbed seven people at nearby Borough Market. She said she tried to keep him away from radical friends, but "he had the internet and from there he got everything". The mi...

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  • Trump on Comey accusation: 'I didn't say that'
Trump on Comey accusation: 'I didn't say that'

USA president Donald Trump on Friday accused James Comey , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director , of lying under oath to Congress in testimony that the president dismissed as a politically motivated proceeding. When asked by a reporter if Trump asked Comey to drop the investigation into Flynn, he said: "I didn't say that"...

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  • 'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath
'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath

Mr Comey testified under oath . President Donald Trump on Friday accused former FBI Director James Comey of making "false statements and lies" in his congressional testimony. Such an offence potentially could lead to Trump being impeached by Congress , although his fellow Republicans who control the Senate and House of Representatives...

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  • Three US troops 'killed by Afghan soldier in insider attack'
Three US troops 'killed by Afghan soldier in insider attack'

The incident took place in the Loy Bagh area of Nad Ali district on Friday, said Razia Baluch, a provincial council member from the southern province. The details of this attack will be forthcoming. "Our hopes and prayers are with their families". But suffice it to say, when heroes fall, Americans grieve.

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  • After British vote, Brexit negotiations could be delayed
After British vote, Brexit negotiations could be delayed

British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip stand on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, London , after addressing the press Friday, June 9, 2017 following an audience with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham. Timothy said he took responsibility for the Conservative manifesto, including a plan for elderly social care that cau...

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  • President Trump And His Secretary Of State, On Qatar
President Trump And His Secretary Of State, On Qatar

But Tillerson on Friday said the blockade was causing food shortages, the forced separation of families and children being pulled out of school. He added that it hurts USA business activities and the US effort to fight the terror group ISIS .

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  • Tory-DUP deal 'would be bad news for women'
Tory-DUP deal 'would be bad news for women'

May's bet that she could strengthen her hand by crushing what she believed to be a weak opposition Labour Party backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped her Conservative Party of a parliamentary majority. May's office has already said that the senior Cabinet members - Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and ...

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