• North Korea Says It's 'Not Far Away' From Test-Firing an ICBM
North Korea Says It's 'Not Far Away' From Test-Firing an ICBM

Recently, the USA said it tested an ICBM interceptor missile. Chung Eui-yong, head of South Korea's national security office, said four missiles were fired Thursday. The Joint Chiefs of Staff said a thorough investigation will be made of the object found south of the Demilitarized Zone that bisects the Koreas. The ministry is reportedly wor...

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  • Kuwait: Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns
Kuwait: Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns

Earlier in the day, UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Bin Saud both directed that lenience should be shown for Qatari-Emirati and Qatari-Saudi families on humanitarian grounds. Qatar's port authority published video Monday showing a ship arriving at Doha's Hamad Port from Oman's port of Sohar. "S...

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  • Crisis-Hit Puerto Rico Set to Vote on Statehood
Crisis-Hit Puerto Rico Set to Vote on Statehood

The voter turnout was a fourth of what it normally averages, and The New York Times reported that many opposition parties sat out of the vote on the referendum due to the level of bias the referendum supposedly had towards becoming a state.

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  • DUP agrees deal to support Conservative government
DUP agrees deal to support Conservative government

A spokesman for Mr Johnson said: "The foreign secretary is 100 per cent supporting the PM and working with her to get the best deal for Britain". She again challenged her leader when she refused to say that Britain should pull out of the European Union single market, as May wants.

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  • Sky sources: Downing Street made statement on DUP deal in error
Sky sources: Downing Street made statement on DUP deal in error

The details of the agreement "will be put forward for discussion and agreement" at a cabinet meeting on Monday, a day before the new parliament meets, the spokesman said. "My view is we need her to stay as Prime Minister and stay as Prime Minister for the foreseeable future". The DUP may well enjoy their moment in the sun but it is hard to predic...

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  • Irish PM expresses concern over May's proposed DUP deal
Irish PM expresses concern over May's proposed DUP deal

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson , who is gay, said she had received assurances from the prime minister over gay rights should the Tories and DUP strike a deal, ITV reported . Foreign secretary Boris Johnson yesterday dismissed newspaper reports that he was preparing a bid for the Conservative leadership amid speculation that Ms Ma...

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  • India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners today
India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners today

The move came after Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif convened a meeting with President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani and Secretary General of United Nations Organisation (UNO), António Guterres, and shook hands with Indian counterpart Narendra Modi under auspices of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

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  • Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders
Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders

President Trump , however, refused to say whether his private conversations with Comey were taped . He says that he felt pressured but that he did not give in to the pressure. The House Intelligence Committee asked the White House to turn over any tape recordings or memos documenting Trump's dinner conversation with Comey in February at which ...

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  • Director Of National Intelligence Jabs Washington Post Over Trump-Russia Story
Director Of National Intelligence Jabs Washington Post Over Trump-Russia Story

She said the White House had not yet received any follow-up requests regarding the testimony of Coats or Rogers. While the intended focus of Wednesday's hearing is the foreign intelligence surveillance law, other senators have said they plan to question Coats, Rogers, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein ...

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  • It Kind of Sounds Like Donald Trump Jr. Confirmed James Comey's Testimony
It Kind of Sounds Like Donald Trump Jr. Confirmed James Comey's Testimony

Comey, in his appearance before the Senate panel Thursday, said he chose to write memos for the Federal Bureau of Investigation after his meetings and phone calls with Trump because he didn't trust the president to tell the truth. "I take the president at his word, that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", he said, ref...

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  • Israel PM Calls for Dismantling UNRWA
Israel PM Calls for Dismantling UNRWA

This is UNRWA; it has its own institutions and considerable incitement against Israel . It protects some 5 million registered Palestinian refugees. He also said the agency's very existence "perpetuates and does not solve the Palestinian refugee problem".

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  • Ireland's DUP may spell more trouble for British PM
Ireland's DUP may spell more trouble for British PM

But Johnson said he backed May. She'd called that election to increase her majority and strengthen her hand in talks to leave the European Union, but her Conservative Party won just 318 seats. But one issue is that the Brexit talks are due to start on the 19th of this month. So this election has actually left not only her but the United Kingdom...

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  • Macron Secures Another Landslide Win In Parliamentary Elections
Macron Secures Another Landslide Win In Parliamentary Elections

Socialist Party leader Jean-Christophe Cambadelis warned that Macron's party could end up "almost without any real opposition". Cambadelis called on voters to favor more political pluralism in the second round. She came top in the northern Hénin-Beaumont district with 45 per of the vote, and will face a duel with a Macron candidate in round two i...

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  • British PM Theresa May seeks deal to cling to power
British PM Theresa May seeks deal to cling to power

Johnson denied the reports as "tripe" and said: "I am backing Theresa May". Barwell was one of the Conservative lawmakers who lost his seat in Thursday's election, which saw the party lose its parliamentary majority. An ally of Mr Johnson told the newspaper: "We are facing a populist and they have realised we need someone who can talk to the peop...

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  • CM Shivraj ends his fast — Madhya Pradesh
CM Shivraj ends his fast — Madhya Pradesh

He was on indefinite fast since Saturday to restore peace in the state. "While any pain to farmers is unacceptable, those who have engaged in incendiary activities will be severely dealt with.", the Chief Minister said. Farmer shot dead in Mandsaur had four cases against him: police: POLICE have claimed that Kanhaiya Lal Patidar, one of the five fa...

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  • Madhya Pradesh: Curfew lifted from remaining areas of Mandsaur
Madhya Pradesh: Curfew lifted from remaining areas of Mandsaur

Mr Chouhan was on indefinite fast since Saturday to restore peace in the state. Breaking his fast after 28 hours, CM Chouhan assured the farmers that their demands will be taken into consideration and acted upon, although he did not give any statements regarding farmers' loan waivers.

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  • GJM-sponsored shutdown of govt offices begin in Darjeeling
GJM-sponsored shutdown of govt offices begin in Darjeeling

However, schools and colleges, transport and tourism - hotels, eateries, shops - will be outside the purview of the shutdown. The state government in its notification had categorically said that any absence will be considered as a break in service and no salary will be admissible unless covered by reasonable grounds.

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  • Election result could see Tories lose mandate for hard Brexit - David Davis
Election result could see Tories lose mandate for hard Brexit - David Davis

The election threw into question the form of Brexit voters want. One of the most delicate parts of the Brexit negotiations will be the place of Northern Ireland within the United Kingdom, and relations with the Republic of Ireland, which will be the kingdom´s only land border with the EU.

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  • New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP
New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP

He acknowledged that the government would now be unable to get numerous measures promised in its election platform through Parliament. U.K. Independence Party said " Theresa May has put Brexit in jeopardy". "Honestly, it feels nearly like she is nearly not aware of what has happened in the last 24 hours", Conservative lawmaker Heidi Allen to...

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  • European Union leaders fear Brexit delay, uncertainty after United Kingdom vote
European Union leaders fear Brexit delay, uncertainty after United Kingdom vote

But Brussels officials have indicated that the date is not set in stone, meaning it could be delayed to take account of any change in the UK Government. Among Tory MPs there was fury at the way a 20-point opinion poll lead at the start of the campaign had been thrown away in an election which she did not need to call for another three years.

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