• Qatar Petroleum says business as usual despite diplomatic rift
Qatar Petroleum says business as usual despite diplomatic rift

The land border with Saudi Arabia, through which 40% of Qatar's food comes, has been closed. Turkey and Qatar moreover both support the Muslim Brotherhood, rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and Islamist groups in divided Libya.

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  • Qatar's foreign minister thanks Russian Federation for offered assistance
Qatar's foreign minister thanks Russian Federation for offered assistance

The UAE has welcomed Trump's statements about Qatar. Qatar's neighbors have also criticized Qatar for allegedly supporting groups like the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas. He said he hoped it would be the beginning of the end of funding terrorism. Qatar has denied it backs terrorists and accuses the Saudis of seeking to dominate their smaller nei...

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  • European Union tells May 'no time to lose' on Brexit talks
European Union tells May 'no time to lose' on Brexit talks

These considerations are reflected in our current negative outlook on the long-term ratings". On June 23 it will be a full year since Britain voted to leave the EU. Now, all remains unclear. Theresa May repeatedly urged voters to hand her a large majority so that she could go into talks in Brussels with the firm backing of the country and the H...

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  • Prince Harry starts countdown to 2018 Sydney Invictus Games
Prince Harry starts countdown to 2018 Sydney Invictus Games

The 32-year-old royal greeted crowds in the Sydney Harbour, including one elderly woman who gave him a sweet hug and a group of women who brought the prince a very special treat. "It gets you back in to the spirit of comradeship and it's about supporting fellow soldiers who are like minded", he said. The Royal encourages an athlete who will compl...

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  • Conservatives begin talks with DUP over alliance
Conservatives begin talks with DUP over alliance

Speculation had been mounting during the campaign about the future of some cabinet members. "It was a disaster", he said. The surprising outcome, which sent the pound tumbling, forced May to form a minority government, leaving her reliant on a small group of Northern Irish parliamentarians, just nine days before Britain is due to begin negotiat...

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  • London Attack: Images Of Fake Explosive Belts Released
London Attack: Images Of Fake Explosive Belts Released

He said Redouane's home, an apartment in Barking, east London , was the men's safe house where they put their plot together and prepared the attack. In a rare glimpse into the weeklong investigation, police released details on Saturday that showed Khuram Butt originally tried to rent a 7.5-ton truck.

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  • Saudi Arabia, Bahrain May Loosen Curbs on Some Qatari Families
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain May Loosen Curbs on Some Qatari Families

The three Gulf nations cut ties to Qatar on June 5 over its alleged support of militants and ties to Iran and ordered all Qataris out within 14 days, while calling their own citizens back. Trump's account that he was consulted before the Saudi-led move against Qatar contradicted the narrative offered by the State Department earlier in the week.

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  • Trump's tweets complicate White House efforts to manage message
Trump's tweets complicate White House efforts to manage message

Trump's administration has allowed his comments to go through without vetting - and fact-checking - and its reaction is too late. Jackson says President Trump's use of social media makes it hard to get things done in Washington , and internationally.

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  • The Prime Minister's statement announcing the new Government
The Prime Minister's statement announcing the new Government

May expected to increase the number of her Conservative Party's seats in the parliament in order to avoid additional problems during the talks. All of a sudden, the Democratic Unionist Party are in government. But British media is reporting that senior members of the Conservative party are pushing for May to leave her post. "The prime m...

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  • Theresa May forms a government with DUP support after trip to Palace
Theresa May forms a government with DUP support after trip to Palace

However, she struggled to gain positive traction in the polls after performing poorly in interviews and refusing to participate in televised debates with the other party's leaders. Davidson is an increasingly important voice in the Conservative Party . The party have actually wanted this to happen since the last election.

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  • Mastermind of Tehran Attack Has Been Killed: Iran
Mastermind of Tehran Attack Has Been Killed: Iran

In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addresses a group of students in Tehran , Iran, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. President Hassan Rouhani said "terrorism is a global problem, and unity to fight extremism, violence and terrorism with regional and worldwid...

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  • Comey raises concerns about Loretta Lynch's independence
Comey raises concerns about Loretta Lynch's independence

Later asked to clarify his directions from Lynch, Comey said , "She wanted to know was she going to authorize us to confirm that we had an investigation". Comey announced at a news conference last July that the Federal Bureau of Investigation would not be recommending charges against Clinton, who ran against President Donald Trump in the 2016 el...

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  • Macron says long Trump handshake 'not innocent'
Macron says long Trump handshake 'not innocent'

Trump, whose own election previous year shocked the pollsters, said Macron "ran an incredible campaign and had a tremendous victory". Oh and someone in the past totally blocked Trump's offer to shake hands! Nearly like an arm wrestling match , theirs lasted 5.2 seconds with Trump, surprisingly wanting to pull out first.

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  • For Labour's Corbyn, strong result turns defeat into victory
For Labour's Corbyn, strong result turns defeat into victory

Theresa May's bid to do a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to save her Premiership has been plunged into uncertainty. "I think she's got stronger policies", said a 50-year-old woman. As she was resoundingly re-elected to her Maidenhead seat in southern England, May looked tense and did not spell out what she planned to do. It is a tes...

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  • UK Election: Shock in Britain as Conservatives lose majority
UK Election: Shock in Britain as Conservatives lose majority

With the party in a position to hold the balance of power at Westminster, senior MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said his party would be "serious players" in a hung parliament, telling the BBC: "This is flawless territory for the DUP because obviously if the Conservatives are just short of an overall majority it puts us in a very strong negotiating positi...

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  • Anti-DUP protesters gather in London to pressure Conservative leader Theresa May
Anti-DUP protesters gather in London to pressure Conservative leader Theresa May

But two of her top aides - joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill - quit their posts on June 10 after becoming a focus of blame for the Conservatives' election disaster. The Conservatives secured 318 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons - just short of the 326 seats needed to control a majority. Northern Ireland is the only part of t...

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  • Iran arrests nearly 50 after deadly Tehran attacks
Iran arrests nearly 50 after deadly Tehran attacks

The minister said the terrorist had fled the country after the attacks claimed by the Islamic State (IS) but did not reveal his identity or the country where he was killed. "We still can not judge that Saudi Arabia has had a role in this terrorist incident", he added. He noted that the terrorist had fled the country following the ensuing ...

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  • France joins mediation efforts between Qatar, Gulf countries
France joins mediation efforts between Qatar, Gulf countries

In a statement, the External Affairs Ministry said India was closely following the situation in the region in the wake of the recent decision by Saudi Arabia and some other countries to break diplomatic relations with Qatar. Over the next two months, said daily Turkish newspaper Hürriyet , 200 to 250 Turkish soldiers will be posted to Qatar, wit...

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  • London Bridge terrorists may have had siege plans
London Bridge terrorists may have had siege plans

Instead he resorted to "plan B" and rented a white van which ploughed into pedestrians as the perpetrators launched their rampage last Saturday night, killing eight and injuring dozens more. Haydon said police had also received reports of Butt being involved in violent behavior on several occasions, as well as attempting to recruit children for t...

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  • US forces assist Philippines in battle to end city siege
US forces assist Philippines in battle to end city siege

A U.S. P3 Orion surveillance plane flies over Marawi city, southern Philippines as Philippine Air Force helicopters and bombers continue air strikes on Friday, June 9, 2017. "One Love One Mindanao Help Marawi City Concert for a cause is organized by the different Davao-based non-profit and civic organizations and volunteers".

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