• May clings to power despite election fail
May clings to power despite election fail

The Conservative leader had called the election in a bid to extend her majority and strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiations , but her gamble backfired spectacularly. Steven Fielding, a professor of politics at the University of Nottingham, said Britain had seen an election "in which the personal authority of a party leader h...

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  • May to head minority govt with DUP support
May to head minority govt with DUP support

The Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party are set to agree a written "programme for government", it has emerged, as the party's two most senior Westminster leaders flew to London to hammer out a deal. "I think it depends very much on how those conversations will go, but certainly I don't see any more than six months", she told LBC r...

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  • EU's Tusk warns Britain Brexit time tight, risk of no deal
EU's Tusk warns Britain Brexit time tight, risk of no deal

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has delivered a similar warning about the threats. "What we need to avoid is any hasty decisions", he said. The EU is eyeing 19 June, 11 days after tomorrow's election, for the formal start of two years of tough talks, with informal contacts "soon" after the election result.

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  • Nigeria vs South Africa: Bafana Bafana coach name very strong starting XI
Nigeria vs South Africa: Bafana Bafana coach name very strong starting XI

We won our last two games here so I hope this will be a third victory. I have read so many comments by the South Africans since they arrived for this match. Rohr has improved the form of the Super Eagles since he took up the job last August. But the South Africans boast of one win against the Nigerians, 2-1 triumph in a friendly tie in 2004.

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  • NYC Lights Up Green in Support of Paris Climate Accord
NYC Lights Up Green in Support of Paris Climate Accord

India is a responsible nation with regard to climate change .We can milk the nature. "I've indicated the same". The relevant MIT researchers believe that the Paris Agreement is an unprecedented and vital effort by almost 200 countries to respond to the urgent threat of global climate change.

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  • Theresa May Vows Brexit Will Go On
Theresa May Vows Brexit Will Go On

The BBC reports that the Tories lost 12, while Labour-the party of Corbyn-gained 29. Another record: 201 MPs are women. A surge in youth turnout fuelled by last year's shock Brexit vote played a pivotal role in stripping British Prime Minister Theresa May of her parliamentary majority, observers said yesterday.

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  • Conservatives forge government with DUP help
Conservatives forge government with DUP help

That alliance would be enough to give the Tories room to pass legislation, provided there were no rebellions within her own ranks, with the DUP reported to be prepared form a minority government coalition on a "confidence and supply" basis, which is essentially a vote-to-vote deal in the House of Commons.

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  • Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism designations by four Arab states
Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism designations by four Arab states

Following the crisis, Iranian officials accused the USA of setting the scene for the escalating Gulf diplomatic crisis during President Donald Trump's recent trip to the Saudi Arabia. The countries that have cut ties with Qatar include Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen, Libya, Maldives, Mauritius and Mauritania.

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

Trump said he spoke with regional leaders in the wake of a recent meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and he had decided it was time to call on Qatar to end its support of terrorist groups. Russian Federation has also denied it was behind the hacking of Qatar's state news agency last month. Trump says he consulted with Saudi Arabia and others on...

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  • Sanders congratulates UK's Corbyn on election results
Sanders congratulates UK's Corbyn on election results

The U.K. Independence Party, which won 12.6 percent in the last election, saw its vote share collapse : It earned just 2 percent of the vote and lost its only seat in Westminster. Brexit offers the promise of a revitalized Britain, one that is far better able to stand alongside the United States in the defense of the free world.

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  • Trump says British election results 'surprising'
Trump says British election results 'surprising'

At the time, they had 330 out of 650 seats in the House of Commons. While the parties are closely aligned on some issues, they differ on matters as pensions and the details of Britain's exit from the European Union . In terms of the Brexit negotiations , it was the worst possible election result. Her real reason was likely that she wanted to st...

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  • Police arrest east London man in connection with bridge attacks
Police arrest east London man in connection with bridge attacks

The source said Zaghba's Italian mother lives in the northern Italian city of Bologna , confirming a report on the website of newspaper Corriere della Sera . In preparation for Thursday's general election , London police said they had put in place a "specialist and highly flexible operation" ready for deployment at a moment's notice.

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  • Morgan Stanley Reaffirms Buy Rating for AstraZeneca plc (AZN)
Morgan Stanley Reaffirms Buy Rating for AstraZeneca plc (AZN)

On Monday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with "Neutral". As per Wednesday, January 25, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. On the other hand, a reading of -100 would imply that the stock is oversold and possibly set for a rally. CULLEN THOMAS A sold 120,000 shares worth $7.06M.

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  • How Trump will retaliate against Comey
How Trump will retaliate against Comey

While delivered in calm, deliberate and unemotional terms, Comey's testimony on Thursday was nearly certainly the most damning j'accuse moment by a senior law enforcement official against a president in a generation. Barrett, a law professor at St. John's University in NY and an associate independent counsel during the Iran-Contra investigati...

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  • Saudi Arabia's GACA cancels licences of Qatar Airways
Saudi Arabia's GACA cancels licences of Qatar Airways

But in Germany, Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer pointed out that Trump's words differed substantially from those of State Department and Pentagon officials. Turkey , which works closely with Qatar in the energy sector, has walked a fine line between defending Qatar and abstaining from openly antagonising Saudi Arabia.

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  • One civilian injured in cross-fire between militants, ITBP at Kashmir's Qazigund
One civilian injured in cross-fire between militants, ITBP at Kashmir's Qazigund

Whereas in a separate incident today, a group of militants opened fire at two security forces' vehicles in Anantnag's Qazigund town. A police spokesman said that Meenu Arif, 45, a resident of Bakshiabad area of Anantnag, who works with a construction company in Banihal, got injured after shots fired at Government forces missed the target and hi...

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  • Australia police raid homes 4 days after deadly siege
Australia police raid homes 4 days after deadly siege

Victoria Police and their partners within the Joint Counter Terrorism Team are conducting a police operation in the northern suburbs this morning. "We believe these persons are maybe involved in the provision of firearms in respect to this matter that were used by the offender", Patton said.

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"We are not ready to surrender", Qatar's foreign minister says

Though Trump again said countries must eliminate funding streams for terror groups, the White House said he focused on the need for the region’s various US allies to stick together. Turkey's parliament, on the other hand, has approved sending troops to an existing Turkish base in Qatar as a sign of support. They alleged Qatar funds terror groups ...

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  • Roy Keane encourages players to put 'bodies on the line'
Roy Keane encourages players to put 'bodies on the line'

Fringe players Andy Boyle, John Egan and Alan Browne have left the camp with Martin O'Neill content with his options. "It's nice to see Seamus around the place", Ireland assistant boss said after today's training session. Every game is tough for us and we know that we have to be at our very, very best with and without the ball, and hopefully - wh...

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  • 'Infrastructure week,' created to challenge Democrats, finds no takers
'Infrastructure week,' created to challenge Democrats, finds no takers

Just moments before the president began his speech, the Senate Intelligence Committee in Washington was hearing testimony from Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, National Security Agency Adm. Business owners Dan and Mindy Withrow, parents of four children, said they have confidence that the president is going to accomplish his goal. ...

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