• EU negotiator says sides agree Brexit must be orderly
EU negotiator says sides agree Brexit must be orderly

An attempt to strengthen her hand by calling an election backfired and she's run into further domestic strife since, while the 27 other European Union members started out with more leverage anyway. But the United Kingdom gave ground by agreeing that talks on the country's future trading relationship with its largest export market would only tak...

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  • Qatar Says in Talks with Iran to Provide Food Supplies
Qatar Says in Talks with Iran to Provide Food Supplies

Qatar Airways flies to Nairobi and was planning to launch direct flights to Mombasa. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved legislation for increased military cooperation with Qatar, including a deal for the deployment of Turkish troops there.

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  • Davis calls for special partnership with Brussels as Brexit talks begin
Davis calls for special partnership with Brussels as Brexit talks begin

The Conservatives" "hard Brexit' policy, which would involve leaving the single market and slamming to door on free movement, has been softened in days, as a result of losing their parliamentary majority in the June 8 election. He said he hoped that during their single day of talks, he and Mr Davis would be able to identify priorities and a timet...

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  • Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after U.S. student's death
Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after U.S. student's death

Otto Warmbier's death as a result of his treatment in North Korea could increase calls for the United States to take a tougher line on China, as the two nations prepare to meet in Washington on Wednesday. It's one that's been welcomed by the Warmbier family, who have accused the previous administration of not doing enough to bring home ...

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  • Business bodies come together in call for softer Brexit
Business bodies come together in call for softer Brexit

It highlights deep divisions between the United Kingdom and the EU's approach to talks, especially on the sequencing of the negotiations, with the United Kingdom wanting to sort out the financial settlement in parallel with an agreement on future relations.

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  • Australia to restrict gas exports due to domestic shortage
Australia to restrict gas exports due to domestic shortage

Santos has said the proposal is unfair and could lead to higher gas prices. Having lobbied for consideration of the reverse auction scheme, the Minerals Council of Australia welcomed Turnbull's announcement on Tuesday. The prime minister rejected concerns the gas regulations could case sovereign risk for energy companies. Limited merits review ...

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  • EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'
EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'

Brexit minister David Davis will travel to Brussels to meet Michel Barnier , the EU's chief negotiator, to kick off hugely complex withdrawal negotiations that are expected to last less than two years. A spokesman for the Department for Exiting the European said: "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future ...

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  • UK, EU Officials Begin Brexit Talks
UK, EU Officials Begin Brexit Talks

European Union negotiators told the Times that they fear without some early compromise in the talks, a newly weakened May might not survive the duration of Brexit talks this summer, but believe the Prime Minister might use a private Brussels dinner on Thursday to ease off on some of her previous demands.

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  • British media name suspect in mosque attack
British media name suspect in mosque attack

The attack comes amid fears of retaliation against Muslims following two recent, deadly attacks in the United Kingdom , at Manchester Arena and London Bridge . She was speaking after a van ploughed into worshippers outside a London mosque after Ramadan prayers on Monday (19 June). "The situation is still unfolding and I urge all Londoners...

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  • White House remembers US sailors killed; investigation underway
White House remembers US sailors killed; investigation underway

However, the collision flooded sleeping compartments with seawater, trapping the seven sailors. "Right now we are focused on two things: the safety of the ship and the well-being of the sailors", said Adm. Numerous ship's 300 sailors went up to the guns thinking the ship was under attack, she said. A plane carrying the bodies of the seven sailo...

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  • Amit Shah Likely To Meet Shiv Sena Supremo Uddhav Thackeray
Amit Shah Likely To Meet Shiv Sena Supremo Uddhav Thackeray

He said would call a meeting of party leaders and then decide on Shiv Sena's strategy for the presidential election. It is not clear whether the board will announce its candidate on Monday as a party leader said it may authorise Shah to take a call.

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  • Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit
Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

The chief Brexit negotiators of the European Union and Britain began talks on Monday by stressing the need to quickly tackle uncertainties in the process and underlining their constructive attitude to reach a deal that is good for all. warn against trade being hurt. "We believe it is necessary to agree the terms of our future partnership alo...

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  • Britain begins Brexit talks with the EU in Brussels
Britain begins Brexit talks with the EU in Brussels

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani and Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt stressed the need to protect citizens in reaction to the start of negotiations on the UK's withdrawal from the EU. The association represents 3,200 businesses with a million employees in Germany making industrial machinery. Such is the collapse of May's autho...

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  • Car rams into police van in Paris, driver dies: minister
Car rams into police van in Paris, driver dies: minister

The driver of the auto has died, France's interior minister said, according to Agence France-Presse. The national police Twitter account for France tweeted earlier that there was an: "Ongoing police operation" and warning people to respect the police and the security operation.

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  • U.S. student dies after release from N Korea
U.S. student dies after release from N Korea

His father, Fred Warmbier, said last week that he believed Otto had been fighting for months to stay alive to return to his family. His family said in a statement that "the very bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans" meant that "no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced today"....

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  • Former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier dies at 22
Former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier dies at 22

He says the US holds North Korea accountable for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment" and demands the release of three other "illegally detained" Americans . It's not clear how long he had been in a coma or what triggered it, though doctors said they did not find signs of physical trauma. This Act would force Americans traveling to North Korea to ...

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  • Handel, Ossoff make last appeals in Georgia US House race
Handel, Ossoff make last appeals in Georgia US House race

More than 140,000 voters cast their ballots early - an astounding number for a special election, and one that almost matches presidential contests. But he is also just 30 years old and does not have long-lasting political connections through the district.

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  • Brexit talks begin with hopes of constructive deal
Brexit talks begin with hopes of constructive deal

TRT World's Simon McGregor-Wood reports. Mr Davis denied suggestions the agreed timetable showed Britain's "weakness" and insisted it is "completely consistent" with the Government's aim of parallel trade and exit talks. The Irish issue, long described as a priority for both, will be treated somewhat differently; avoiding a "hard border" will ne...

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  • United Kingdom police warn use of fake explosive belts is 'new tactic'
United Kingdom police warn use of fake explosive belts is 'new tactic'

The belts were still being worn by them when they were shot dead by armed officers. Dick, who left the police to work in the Foreign Office in 2015 before taking up her new role, said the militant threat was largely domestic. Haydon described the pink knives as "pretty unusual" and appealed for anyone with information about where they came from t...

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  • Russian Federation condemns USA downing of Syrian warplane
Russian Federation condemns USA downing of Syrian warplane

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it was extended 24 hours. The agreement covers four zones in Syria where the rebels are fighting pro-government forces. "The coalition does not seek to fight Syrian regime, Russian, or pro-regime forces partnered with them, but will not hesitate to defend coalition or partner forces from an...

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