• MP CM Chouhan sits on fast in Bhopal 'for restoration of peace'
MP CM Chouhan sits on fast in Bhopal 'for restoration of peace'

Slamming Madhya Pradesh's BJP-led government, the AAP demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan or his sacking by the president. Angry farmers want action against police officers who shot at the farmers and added that the "Rs. 1 crore compensation promised by the government won't bring back their loved ones".

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  • Ireland's prime minister warns Theresa May over making deal with DUP
Ireland's prime minister warns Theresa May over making deal with DUP

Mr Kenny has recently announced he will give way to a successor. "They confirmed their joint commitment to restoring a Northern Ireland Executive as soon as possible and agreed that both countries would continue to engage closely to bring about political stability in Northern Ireland".

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  • Netanyahu: Israel will not relinquish security control over Judea and Samaria
Netanyahu: Israel will not relinquish security control over Judea and Samaria

The top United Nations human rights official called on Tuesday for Israel to pull out of territories captured in a 1967 war that Palestinians now seek for a state, saying it would benefit both sides after 50 years of enmity. Sixty-two percent of Jewish Israelis object to the term " occupation " to describe Israel's presence in Judea and Samar...

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  • California winner of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday
California winner of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday

Marietta Liquor and Deli, the Sun City liquor store where a winning Powerball ticket was recently sold. Saturday's drawing was the largest since July 2016, and the 10th largest US lottery drawing in history. This big score will come in handy for Alberee's family, after his was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis earlier this year. A SOLE winning ...

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  • London Bridge attack: Man, 27, arrested as police raid address in Barking
London Bridge attack: Man, 27, arrested as police raid address in Barking

They killed eight people and caused dozens of injuries before being shot dead by police. A third man, aged 29, was arrested at a home in the same area on "suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts". Police yesterday arrested 12 people, among them seven women - all of them in Barking and other parts of east London . At any one time there...

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  • Tories preparing to 'prune' manifesto after failing to win majority
Tories preparing to 'prune' manifesto after failing to win majority

The 10 DUP MPs could prove crucial in supporting the Conservatives on key votes after Thursday's election saw Mrs May lose control of the Commons. Labour gained 30 seats to win 262, with 40 percent of the vote compared to 42.4 percent for May. The DUP won 10. "He has been inundated with messages of support", one ally told the paper.

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  • Theresa May to form minority United Kingdom government
Theresa May to form minority United Kingdom government

Given that the elections led to a hung parliament , failing to form a majority government as the Conservatives secured 318 seats and the Labour Party secured 261, the United Kingdom is now left with the minority government option. It drew strong support from young people , who appeared to have turned out to vote in bigger-than-expected numbers....

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  • Hawaii will stick with Paris climate accord, ignore President Trump's exit
Hawaii will stick with Paris climate accord, ignore President Trump's exit

The governor, as well as the state's county mayors and state representatives gathered in Honolulu to sign two bills and a mayor's agreement in support of the Paris agreement , according to a press release. Any climate changes that disrupt North Korea's agricultural industry could increase the country's already massive food deficit. A commission w...

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  • Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling
Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling

The Senate Committee pulled no punches in its line of questioning, asking Comey if the president obstructed justice, but Comey declined to comment. Mr Trump wouldn't rule out a previous claim that there may be tapes of his conversations with Comey.

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  • FMR between India-Myanmar being misused by terrorists: Rajnath Singh
FMR between India-Myanmar being misused by terrorists: Rajnath Singh

The BJP government at the Centre was committed to fast-tracking of development in the Northeastern region, especially in the border areas, and the on-going expansion of road and railway network in the region would be extended to areas along the global borders, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said in Aizawl .

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  • Manchester Police release man arrested after concert blast
Manchester Police release man arrested after concert blast

The Manchester Evening News said the arrest took place at a petrol station not far from the Manchester Arena, where Salman Abedi carried out the suicide bombing on May 22. The bomb was detonated by 22-year-old Salman Abedi, a Briton of Libyan descent who died in the blast. A police spokesman said: 'As it stands 18 people have been arrested in c...

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  • Stormont collapse: Talks due to reconvene later
Stormont collapse: Talks due to reconvene later

Sinn Fein won seven seats but the party refuses to sit in the House of Commons, which requires swearing allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II. Mrs May will depend on the DUP to maintain a parliamentary majority following last week's disastrous election for the Tories.

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  • USA urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar
USA urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

The United States has called on Arab states to ease their blockade on Qatar and demanded all sides move to calm tensions that intensified with a Turkish offer to send troops, warships and planes to aid its Qatari ally. He said families were being separated, children removed from school and Qataris forced to deal with food shortages. In a prelimin...

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  • Theresa May Strikes a Deal Following General Election Shock
Theresa May Strikes a Deal Following General Election Shock

To stay in power, the Conservatives are seeking support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party. Little did anyone expect that less than two months later, Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party - previously condemned as unelectable - would have wiped out her parliamentary majority, leaving her scrambling for support to form a government.

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  • Arab League denies plans to discuss Gulf crisis
Arab League denies plans to discuss Gulf crisis

But the results cover a period prior to the recent decision by neighbouring countries Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt to cut ties with Qatar , over alleged support for Islamist terrorist groups. "I have relatives in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates ". Almost a week after Saudi Arabia and several of its allies severe...

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  • Tamil Nadu: O Panneerselvam dissolve panel for holding merger talks
Tamil Nadu: O Panneerselvam dissolve panel for holding merger talks

Chennai: Rebel AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam on Sunday announced dissolving a seven-member panel formed in April to hold merger talks with the rival AIADMK ( Amma ) faction headed by chief minister K.

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  • Explained: How Jeremy Corbyn can still be Prime Minister
Explained: How Jeremy Corbyn can still be Prime Minister

Some say her failure means the government must now take a more flexible approach to the divorce. Ratings agency Moody's and Ireland's prime minister designate Leo Varadkar also said the election made the opportunity of a "soft Brexit " more likely, but Davis downplayed the chances of Britain staying in the single market.

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  • Scottish Conservatives want emphasis off immigration and on economy
Scottish Conservatives want emphasis off immigration and on economy

But she has hinted that she wants Mrs May to change course on her Brexit objectives. Ms Davidson, who has been widely praised for her leadership, suggested the party should concentrate more on the economy and free trade in Brexit negotiations, rather than curbing immigration levels.

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  • Comey's release of Trump memo to newspaper draws criticism
Comey's release of Trump memo to newspaper draws criticism

Though Republicans worked to discredit Mr Comey and to blunt the impact of his testimony, the ex-director's statement deepened questions about the basis for his May 9 dismissal and about whether Mr Trump's actions constituted obstruction of justice.

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  • Qatar blasts 'baseless' Saudi, allies terrorism list
Qatar blasts 'baseless' Saudi, allies terrorism list

The spat has led to one of the worst Gulf crises in decades, with suspended flights and regional ports closed to Qatari ships. "We're seeing shortages of food, families are being forcibly separated, and children pulled out of school". "We have issued a blank NOC to any of the former Army chiefs who might be interested, but we are yet to finalise ...

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