• Iran Sends Five Planes of Food to Embargo-Stricken Qatar
Iran Sends Five Planes of Food to Embargo-Stricken Qatar

Saudi Arabia also sealed Qatar's only land border, a key passageway for food imports. In April, Qatar Petroleum's President and CEO Saad Sherida al-Kaabi told The Associated Press that Qatar and Iran "have an excellent political relationship" as well as an "excellent technical relationship".

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  • Ben Affleck Remembers Fellow Batman Adam West: He 'Exemplified Heroism'
Ben Affleck Remembers Fellow Batman Adam West: He 'Exemplified Heroism'

He initially chaffed at being typecast when " Batman " went off the air after three seasons, but in later years he admitted he was pleased to have had a role in kicking off a big-budget film franchise by showing the character's wide appeal.

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  • Angela Merkel says European Union ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution
Angela Merkel says European Union ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution

Council leader Tusk expressed his worries about the consequences the election result will have on the Brexit talks, which should normally have started on 19 June. Since 24 June 2016 (the date of European Union referendum) Unfortunate". Czech prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka said he was "delighted" that Jeremy Corbyn had strengthened his party's po...

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  • Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families
Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families

Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have ordered all Qatari nationals to leave their countries within 14 days. Qatar has been in talks with Iran and Turkey to secure food and water supplies after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut links, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism .

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  • Britain PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
Britain PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

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. Ex-cabinet minister Owen Paterson warned his party against the "chaos" of a leadership contest as it could further delay resolving Brexit matters. After confirming on Friday tha...

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  • This is how Britain's election result impacts Indian foreign affairs
This is how Britain's election result impacts Indian foreign affairs

May campaigned to get a larger majority, but now Britain has a hung Parliament, meaning that no party has enough seats to form a government. "She's staying, for now", one Conservative Party source told Reuters. The DUP's social conservatism - it is opposed to same-sex marriage and abortion - has also alarmed some in May's party, particularly Sc...

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  • Sessions to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee
Sessions to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee

But on Saturday, after senators made clear they would zero in on Sessions's connections to Russia , Sessions shifted his plan, opting to address the Senate Intelligence Committee . At the time he was dismissed, Mr Comey was also leading a probe into whether Trump campaign advisers colluded with the Russian government to influence the 2016 USA e...

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  • London Bridge Bombers Had a
London Bridge Bombers Had a "Stockpile of Petrol Bombs" in Van

At about 1730 GMT, the men drove to pick up the van before heading to Zaghba's home in east London . After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller van. Armed officers arrived and shot the suspected attackers dead. "From what I'm seeing, there is nothing that suggests at the moment that we got that wrong", Haydon s...

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  • Merkel talks Brexit in Mexico
Merkel talks Brexit in Mexico

British voters failed to deliver a widely expected parliamentary majority for the Conservative party in Thursday's general election, dealing a major blow to Prime Minister Theresa May just days ahead of hard Brexit talks with the EU. snap vote results could delay the Brexit negotiations, which were set to begin on June 19, if reformulating the next...

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  • Theresa May's top advisers quit over election results
Theresa May's top advisers quit over election results

In an indication of the unease within the party about the link-up with the DUP, Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson said she had demanded a "categoric assurance" from the Prime Minister that gay rights would not be affected by a deal. "I would like to make clear that the weird media reports about my own role in the policy's inclusion are wrong: it...

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  • May confirms she will form government with help of Northern Ireland party
May confirms she will form government with help of Northern Ireland party

Andrew Gimson, contributing editor to the grassroots ConservativeHome website, said Mrs May had "lost the trust of the Tory party" and they would not want to fight another election under her. Mr Farage said he did not believe Ukip "has been seen to be relevant" in the election, adding on Sky News: "The party itself in terms of any campaigning...

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  • Merkel Ready for Brexit Talks with Britain
Merkel Ready for Brexit Talks with Britain

The comment suggests Mr Barnier is ready to delay the opening of official negotiations, which were expected to begin on June 19 in Brussels. Asked whether he believed the election result indicated that the British were "turning their backs on Brexit", he said: "We will have to wait and see".

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  • May under fresh pressure as top aides quit
May under fresh pressure as top aides quit

The result has demolished May's political authority, and she has also lost her two top aides, sacrificed in a bid to save their leader from being toppled by a furious Conservative Party. resignations came as May worked to fill jobs in her minority government and replace ministers who lost their seats on Thursday. Many senior DUP figures admire no...

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  • Ireland's DUP not commenting on reports of deal with UK's May
Ireland's DUP not commenting on reports of deal with UK's May

But Britain's Saturday newspapers agreed she is just clinging on. It appeared Ms May had decided she needed the strength of coalition to bolster her chances of keeping her Government alive, amid growing pressure from angry Tory MPs and members.

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  • 'London Bridge attackers plan to hire lorry to kill more'
'London Bridge attackers plan to hire lorry to kill more'

It's been a terrible week since the London Bridge attack, but Dick takes some pleasure in the way the city's buzzy street life has returned full force. Three French people, two Australians, one Canadian, a Spanish man and a Briton were killed in the attack, and nearly 50 wounded. A woman views floral tributes to the victims of the terrorist a...

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  • United Kingdom police search Manchester property as part of bombing probe
United Kingdom police search Manchester property as part of bombing probe

Greater Manchester police said Abedi left the United Kingdom on 15 April and arrived back on 18 May, four days before he detonated a backpack bomb at the Manchester Arena, killing 22 people. Jackson said police will "take considerable time before we fully understand what has happened". But police were yet to rule out whether he was part of a...

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  • At Least 3 US Soldiers Killed In 'Insider Attack' In Afghanistan
At Least 3 US Soldiers Killed In 'Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

The incident took place in the Loy Bagh area of Nad Ali district on Friday, said Razia Baluch, a provincial council member from the southern province. USA casualties in Afghanistan have been decreasing lately, but Achin has emerged as a particularly deadly point for US troops this year. Achin District is the primary base of operations for ISIS in...

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  • Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle
Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle

The PM made a defiant statement outside Downing Street before giving an interview hours later in which expressed regret for the Conservative candidates who had lost and promised to "reflect" on the result. After recalling one such moment over how to campaign during the Copeland by-election, she wrote: "Normally we would all sit there while Fion...

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  • Snap polls fallout: Theresa May's closest advisers resign
Snap polls fallout: Theresa May's closest advisers resign

With Brexit negotiations set to commence soon, the result will also raise fundamental questions about Britain's Brexit strategy, though perhaps not in the way some had foreseen. "And eventually Harold Wilson managed to form a government". But the achievement of Corbyn and his team is remarkable nevertheless, not least when one sees the vitrioli...

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  • What does the election result mean for the markets?
What does the election result mean for the markets?

But with the pound at its lowest level since since Theresa May called the snap election on 18 April, the FTSE 100 was pulled higher as the worldwide companies that dominate the blue chip index stand to benefit from weakness in sterling.

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