• Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed
Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

Meanwhile, Iran police chief General Hossein Ashtari said several people with connections to the attackers were arrested around the capital area. Smoke is seen during an attack on the Iranian parliament in central Tehran , Iran. The University College said it sympathised with the good people of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the attack by the t...

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  • Israel plans most settlement homes since 1992: Minister
Israel plans most settlement homes since 1992: Minister

Today, the Palestinian people are not only facing the repercussions of the Nakba and the longest occupation in modern history, but what turned out to be the worst form of racial discrimination (apartheid) in human history. Much has changed about the shape and methods used by the Palestinian resistance, but the spirit of Palestine has not been dam...

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  • German Ambassador: 'No, No, No' Feud Between Trump, Merkel
German Ambassador: 'No, No, No' Feud Between Trump, Merkel

Trump's recent run of criticism aimed at Germany began last week at a G7 meeting, in which the President blasted traditional U.S. allies over North Atlantic Treaty Organisation obligations and made clear that he was more than willing to go it alone on climate change and trade.

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  • May heads for crunch meeting with party lawmakers
May heads for crunch meeting with party lawmakers

It was he who managed to gather the crowds, and they liked what they heard: more police on the streets; the abolition of college fees; and nationalisation of the country's vital services, such as energy providers and train operators. The aides, appointed to the roles by Mrs May when she succeeded David Cameron, were earning a salary of £140,000 as ...

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  • Britain's May to Face Her Party amid Post-Election Tumult
Britain's May to Face Her Party amid Post-Election Tumult

She reportedly told staff that she was grateful for all their hard work and that they would try form a government, despite falling short of the required number of seats for a majority. At one of its most important moments in its history, the country is rudderless and facing a constitutional crisis. Over the weekend, May's top two aides stepped ...

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  • Theresa May apologises to party MPs for election 'mess'
Theresa May apologises to party MPs for election 'mess'

A contrite May took responsibility for losing her party's majority; 'I've got us into the mess and I will get us out of it.' She also promised to help those who had lost their seats and said sorry a few times. "Going overseas and being seen to be the prime minister and talking to the president of France... is a classic move to shore up authority ...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions says travel ban needed for security
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says travel ban needed for security

The ruling largely upholds a lower court's decision. He says the president was within his lawful authority to enact the temporary ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority nations. Critics, though, have said the effort is merely an attempt to follow through on a campaign promise for a "Muslim ban". In initiating the legal challenge against the...

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  • Shipping routes via Oman opened to give Qatar food lifeline
Shipping routes via Oman opened to give Qatar food lifeline

The minister ruled out any attempt of interference in his country's affairs, saying no one could dictate his country's "foreign policy". Qatar has however rejected the accusations that it supports extremism, and the country's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has said Doha would not "surrender" under political pres...

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  • Pilot diverts EasyJet flight to London over suspicious talk
Pilot diverts EasyJet flight to London over suspicious talk

Three British citizens were held and questioned by German police after the flight to London was diverted to Cologne on Saturday evening. A suspicious backpack that belonged to the men was examined and destroyed in a controlled explosion by authorities but no risky contents were found, a police spokesman said on Sunday.

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  • Sessions to appear before Senate panel
Sessions to appear before Senate panel

Sessions also was expected to get questions about his involvement in the firing of Comey and the news that he offered his resignation to President Trump at one point recently. "The Department of Justice appointed special counsel to assume responsibility for this matter", said department spokesperson Sarah Isgur Flores, referring to the appointmen...

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  • Qatar says no one can dictate its foreign policy
Qatar says no one can dictate its foreign policy

Almost a week after Saudi Arabia and several of its allies severed ties with Qatar in an unprecedented Gulf diplomatic crisis , there were no signs of the bitter dispute being resolved. In any case, Trump has inserted himself into a regional rivalry, or may have been manipulated into it by Saudi Arabia. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian...

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  • Trump advocates turn on Mueller
Trump advocates turn on Mueller

According to Neal Katyal, the former acting US solicitor general, Trump could direct Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller, to fire the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. "There's some real conflicts", Ruddy said. Ruddy also said he thought "Mueller should not have taken the position [of special counsel] if h...

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  • Jury begins deliberating sex charges against Bill Cosby
Jury begins deliberating sex charges against Bill Cosby

Authorities had declined to charge Cosby when she first came forward in 2005. After the prosecution took five days to outline its side, the defense case consisted of just one witness - a detective - and six minutes of testimony Monday. "This ain't right!" bellowed Cosby attorney Brian McMonagle in his closing argument. Last week, Kelly Johnso...

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  • ICCI asks govt to resolve Qatar and Gulf countries standoff
ICCI asks govt to resolve Qatar and Gulf countries standoff

The government of Qatar has hired former US Attorney General John Ashcroft to help the country challenge accusations from its Arab neighbors and US President Donald Trump that it supports terrorism. "We have open borders with Qatar, we have open lines of communication with Qatar and we are prepared to continue to allow normal business, normal trade...

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  • Restore devolution or accept direct rule, Foster tells SF
Restore devolution or accept direct rule, Foster tells SF

Mr Adams expressed worry that a deal could "undercut" the process of restoring the government in Northern Ireland and would put the Good Friday Agreement at risk. Theresa May told Tory MPs "I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who will get us out of it", at a crunch Conservative Party meeting in Parliament, two people pres...

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  • Michael Bradley scores stunning early goal against Mexico on a long-range chip
Michael Bradley scores stunning early goal against Mexico on a long-range chip

Costa Rica , however, is ahead of the usa on goal difference and has played one less game. USA's and Mexico's fans should enjoy viewing the standings as their teams break from World Cup qualifying until September. In fact, days after Trump was elected last November, Mexico and the United States went head-to-head for a match in O...

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  • Weakened Theresa May could be forced into seeking a softer Brexit
Weakened Theresa May could be forced into seeking a softer Brexit

May sidestepped direct questioning on whether she intends to serve a full term at Prime Minister, following calls for her to resign in the wake of the election debacle. Mr Davis described leadership gossip centred on Boris Johnson as a possible replacement as "unbelievably self-indulgent". "I can still be prime minister".

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions Requested Public Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Requested Public Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing

Sessions was initially invited to talk budget details, but his previously scheduled testimony gained new relevance last week after James Comey reportedly told the committee behind closed doors that he was aware of at least one other, previously undisclosed meeting between Sessions and Kislyak.

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  • Nawaz returns home after daylong Saudi visit
Nawaz returns home after daylong Saudi visit

After the meeting, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa left for home from Jeddah . The premier reaffirmed the strong commitment of the people and government of Pakistan to territorial integrity and sovereignty of Saudi Arabia and safety of Harmain al Sharifain.

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  • Passengers tie man threatening to blow Malaysia Airlines plane
Passengers tie man threatening to blow Malaysia Airlines plane

The " disruptive passenger has been apprehended by airport security" and other passengers were screened by authorities. The man was tackled by passengers who overpowered him and tied him up with belts. MH128 was forced to turn back to Melbourne due to a disruptive passenger who claimed to have a bomb just minutes after take-off. Former ...

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