• Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza
Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza

The tunnel was found on June 1 under the Maghazi Elementary Boys A&B School and the Maghazi Preparatory Boys School during construction work, according to UNWRA. "We demand they desist from any activities or conduct that put beneficiaries and staff at risk and undermine the ability of United Nations staff to provide assistance to Palestine refugees...

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  • Scotland must have a choice, says Sturgeon
Scotland must have a choice, says Sturgeon

And she said:"We have formulated a partnership agreement which combines the manifesto commitments and priorities on which each party stood". And viewers were left to read between the lines. " I'll obviously open discussions with the Government in Scotland and listen very carefully to what the Scottish Parliament says ", Corbyn said during an in...

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  • Will Trump Testify? Comey's Senate Hearing May Have Started A Chain Reaction
Will Trump Testify? Comey's Senate Hearing May Have Started A Chain Reaction

If either Trump's testimony or memos written by Comey about his conversations with the president turn out to be untrue, either man could be charged with lying to federal investigators. Trump said he is "100 per cent" willing to testify under oath on Comey meetings and tell the FBI Special Consul Robert Muller that he never asked FBI to s...

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  • May in shock after advisers quit
May in shock after advisers quit

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. May had called for the early election in April in an attempt to strengthen her position as Britain prepares to leav...

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  • Allies close to Trump warn the president: It's time to stop tweeting
Allies close to Trump warn the president: It's time to stop tweeting

On Sunday, Trump had taken one of Kahn's remarks out of context while criticizing him. It said that in addition to showing America's support of Poland, the trip will also emphasize the president's commitment to strengthening NATO's "collective defense".

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  • Gulf leaders trade barbs as Qatar dispute shows no let-up
Gulf leaders trade barbs as Qatar dispute shows no let-up

Making his official reaction for the first time since the crisis in Gulf began, External affairs ministry here in New Delhi said India is closely following the emerging situation in the region in the wake of the recent decision by Saudi Arabia and some other countries to break diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar .

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  • Activist Denies RSS Role in Fazal Murder; Confession Due to Police Torture
Activist Denies RSS Role in Fazal Murder; Confession Due to Police Torture

The CBI pointed out contradictions in the statement made by Subeesh and the investigation findings. A pungent liquid was poured on my head. The police tortured me physically and mentally and did not give me water or food. RSS activist Subeesh had earlier made a confession to the police that NDF worker Fazal was murdered by RSS activists and not by ...

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  • Shekau's Boko Haram Claims Responsibility for Maiduguri Attack
Shekau's Boko Haram Claims Responsibility for Maiduguri Attack

NAIJ.com had earlier reported that the Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri on Wednesday, June 7, killed at least 17 people and injured 34 others on that bloody night. Insurgent group, Boko Haram , have reportedly slit the throats of four Nigerian villagers in revenge for the arrest of a senior member of the group, Vanguard reports.

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  • Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue
Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue

It comes as a North Atlantic storm - 60-knot winds and 15-metre seas - hit competitors of the single-handed transatlantic race and two-handed transatlantic race which left Plymouth at the end of last month. "A commercial tug pulled two people off the sailing vessel Happy this morning, the Queen Mary II, the cruise ship, pulled the stranded gentle...

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  • Iran's Khamenei says attacks to increase hatred toward US, Saudi TV
Iran's Khamenei says attacks to increase hatred toward US, Saudi TV

Only a month ago, the Saudi crown prince, while ruling out any possible dialogue with Tehran , stated that the struggle for regional influence will "take place inside Iran", implying that regime change and support for armed resistance inside Iran were cards on the table.

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  • French investigate justice minister's party spending
French investigate justice minister's party spending

Pollsters predict Macron's movement to secure between 350 and 400 out of 577 seats up for grabs. "A wave or a tsunami?" asked the front page of the leftwing daily Liberation on Saturday. Justice Minister Francois Bayrou is head of the party. Fillon denies the accusations. His victory in May was a political natural disaster for France, and his Rep...

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  • Cabinet meeting provides first post-election test for embattled UK PM
Cabinet meeting provides first post-election test for embattled UK PM

In an indication of the unease within the party about the link-up with the DUP, Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson said she had demanded a "categoric assurance" from the Prime Minister that gay rights would not be affected by a deal. May said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day the British parliament is due to reconvene. ...

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  • Tories and DUP to agree 'confidence and supply' deal
Tories and DUP to agree 'confidence and supply' deal

Ahead of the talks with Conservatives, a senior DUP member said any deal will not extend beyond a confidence and supply arrangement. The Queen's Speech setting out the Government's programme is due on June 19, with a highly significant vote on its content expected after a few days' debate.

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  • Trump praises House vote to dismantle Dodd-Frank
Trump praises House vote to dismantle Dodd-Frank

Leaping over its biggest hurdle yet, the Financial CHOICE Act earned a majority vote in the House of Representatives on June 8. "Every promise of Dodd-Frank has been broken", said Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas).

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  • Sessions says he will appear before Senate Intelligence Committee
Sessions says he will appear before Senate Intelligence Committee

He had told lawmakers at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. Sessions had planned to appear before the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees, but the deputy attorney general will take his place, the letter said .

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  • Islamic State claims responsibility for Melbourne seige
Islamic State claims responsibility for Melbourne seige

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack online, but Mr Ashton downplayed their statement. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack early Tuesday morning, Melbourne time (Monday afternoon Eastern time), calling the assailant a "soldier" of the terrorist group.

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  • Trump denies 'loyalty' pledge, says Comey testimony proved no collusion
Trump denies 'loyalty' pledge, says Comey testimony proved no collusion

Trump appeared with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, who he met with on Friday after his appearance at the U.S. Department of Transportation . During his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mr Comey said that he believed the President had directed him to drop an FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael F...

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  • Islamic State group releases footage of Iran Parliament attack
Islamic State group releases footage of Iran Parliament attack

President Hassan Rouhani, a pragmatist more open to contacts with the West, attended the funeral alongside other clerics and officials. The contest between Iran and Saudi Arabia, the region's main Sunni power, has helped fuel wars in Syria and Yemen.

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  • Theresa May's advisers quit after election disaster
Theresa May's advisers quit after election disaster

Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , the Downing Street aides who were infamous for running nearly every aspect of the prime minister's political operation, announced their resignations on Saturday afternoon. "I was fairly straightforward with her and I told her that there were a number of things that count to me more than the party", Davidson told the...

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  • What leaving the Paris climate deal means for business
What leaving the Paris climate deal means for business

Ige signed SB 559 (Act 032), which expands strategies and mechanisms to reduce greenhouse gas emissions statewide in alignment with the principles and goals adopted in the Paris agreement . While Perry's meeting with Zhang could be interpreted as a diplomatic snub to the United States official, analysts said it may also mean that China has not...

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