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Qatar Hires Ex-US Attorney General Amid Accusations of Supporting Terror

In a separate statement issued on Friday, the United Arab Emirates praised Trump's "leadership in challenging Qatar's troubling support for extremism". Qatar's Al Udeid Air Base is home to more than 11,000 U.S. and coalition forces and an important base for the fight against IS. Many Barcelona fans opposed the club's ties with Qatar Airways with more than 60,000 people signing a petition previous year for the club to cut links with the Gulf nation. Read More »

Ten killed as car falls into canal on Mathura-Bharatpur road

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Ten people including five women were killed when the Innova auto they were travelling in plunged into Fatehpur Sikri canal in Mathura around 4 am on Sunday. The dead include two children. The accident happened near Mathura-Bharatpur road when the Innova vehicle lost control and fell into a canal. Those who died in the unfortunate incident were residents of Rajeev colony, Subhash Nagar, in Bareilly. Read More »

London Bridge attackers tried to rent larger truck

Dick became London's first female police chief in April, taking over the sprawling agency also known as Scotland Yard several weeks after a terrorist attack on Parliament. After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller van that they used to plow into crowds before they leapt from the vehicle and went on a stabbing rampage in an attack that left eight people dead and almost 50 injured. Read More »

UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides

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May's bet that she could strengthen her hand by crushing what she believed to be a weak opposition Labour Party backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped her Conservative Party of a parliamentary majority. A party spokesman confirmed the resignation of Hill, a combative character who one former colleague said had helped create a "toxic" atmosphere at the heart of the government. Read More »

US urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar: Tillerson

Only Kuwait hosts a stronger USA military presence in the Middle East. The United Arab Emirates welcomed "President Trump's leadership in challenging Qatar's troubling support for extremism". "No more funding", the president said. Secretary Tillerson told reporters at the State Department shortly before Trump's remarks that this blockade is hindering the US -led military campaign against ISIS, creating hardships for the people of Qatar and "impairing USA and other global business ... Read More »

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

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In a hint at the approach she wanted, she said: "It is about making sure that we put free trade at the heart of what it is we seek to achieve as we leave". The party is seeking support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to stay in power. The talks with Conservative Party representatives have been positive and will continue next week to work on the details, and to reach agreement on arrangements for the new parliament, the DUP said in a statement. Read More »

Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay amid diplomatic rift

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The three Gulf nations said early Sunday that officials would consider "humanitarian cases" as a deadline looms for Qataris to return home. A statement carried on state media said Doha would "not take any measures against residents of Qatar who hold the nationalities of countries that severed diplomatic ties or lowered diplomatic representations with the state of Qatar, on the back of hostile and tendentious campaigns against the country". Read More »

George Osborne Says Theresa May Is A "Dead Woman Walking"

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Now editor of the Evening Standard newspaper, Osborne was blunt about May's prospects following a calamitous election campaign that left her with no majority in the House of Commons and forced to seek a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to stay in power. Read More »

Five Tehran attackers had fought for Islamic State, says Iran

The attacks on Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini also wounded more than 50 people and were the first claimed by IS in Iran. Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard indirectly blamed Saudi Arabia for the attacks. Iranians will likely "view this as an attempt to test and weaken Iran, to show that they are vulnerable inside their borders", Handjani said. Read More »

NJ voters pick Christie's deputy, ex-Goldman Sachs exec

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New Jersey voters were heading to the primary polls Tuesday to select nominees for governor of a state dogged by high property taxes, a looming public-pension crisis and increasingly unreliable transit infrastructure. Christie did not criticize the president but instead simply said that he's told Trump " Twitter is a great tool when used the right way" and there are times he hasn't necessarily done that. Read More »

James Comey accuses White House of lying in wounding testimony

His testimony does not implicate the Trump presidency, but it nonetheless questions the billionaire Republican president's personality. Astonished and deeply disturbed, he carefully memorialized the president's words in a contemporaneous memo, discussed them with equally astonished senior officials in the intelligence and law enforcement community, and tried to shield his underlings from them - lest they exercise a chilling effect on the ongoing investigation of possible criminal wrongdoing on ... Read More »

Egypt's El-Sissi praises Trump's stance on Qatar

But Trump undercut those remarks, saying at a press conference on Friday that Qatar is a "funder of terrorism at a very high level". He says that funding has to end. " Moscow is against any escalation, and we in Qatar agree", al-Thani told RT Arabic after his meeting with Lavrov. They had already earlier in the week blocked direct flights between their countries and Qatar. Read More »

Theresa May, weakened after elections, remains as Britain's prime minister

The strong showing by the Labour Party , which has advocated for closer ties with the European Union single market, is an indication the British are wary of breaking away sharply from the bloc. May, jolted by the electoral setback, however, remained defiant to calls for her resignation and vowed to form a minority government with the informal backing of the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). Read More »

United Kingdom government agrees outline deal with DUP for support

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But the party still won the largest number of seats and votes - with 318 seats and 12,667,213 votes (42.8% of the overall vote). Earlier today, May's joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resigned amid intense Tory criticism in the wake of the snap election which backfired spectacularly. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India vs South Africa last five ODI clashes

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To me, every game is the same; you win some, you lose some. Sri Lanka team manager Asanka Gurusinha stated, "We got bad news last night that his hamstring injury worse than everyone thought so Kusal is out of the tournament". "Yeah, as I said there are all kind of possibilities". "We'll look to stop not only him but all their batsmen". "So I wouldn't be too anxious; there are also a few guys in our ranks who haven't performed as well as they would have liked and will be keen to get going ... Read More »

Trump breaks silence, calls Comey a 'leaker'

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Is Trump , who ran for President as a non-politician who means what he says and says what he means, actually man enough to testify under penalty of perjury? "I hardly know the man", Trump said on Friday. Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff has raised $23 million for his campaign in what's the most expensive House race in history. Comey said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them , and accused the administration ... Read More »

208 women MPs, a proud record for UK Parliament

While the Northern Irish party will support the Conservative on key votes in parliament without an official deal of coalition , they are reportedly hoping for increased funding for the province as well as concessions for former British soldiers in return. Read More »

Dnevnik says UK election humiliating pyrrhic victory for May

The DUP is strongly opposed to gay marriage and has fought hard against making abortion more accessible in Northern Ireland . She is now forming a minority government with the DUP . Beleaguered May is appointing new members of her government after several of them lost their seats in Parliament in this week's general election that proved disastrous for her Conservative Party. Read More »

Theresa May finalises cabinet amid minority government talks

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The Prime Minister has promised the Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson that any deal between their party and the Democratic Unionist Party will not damage gay rights in the UK. The arrangement with the DUP will make governing easier, but it makes some Conservatives uneasy. The son of the party's founder Ian Paisley previously called homosexuality "immoral, offensive and obnoxious" and said he was "repulsed" by gays and lesbians. Read More »

Who are the DUP and what will they want from the Tories?

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It's safe to say when UK Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election in April, she wasn't envisioning this outcome. "It's all moving - lots of chat behind the scenes from Conservatives furious with her for calling this election in the first place". Read More »

Attacker's mother says he was radicalized in Britain

Italian authorities said Zaghba was stopped at the Bologna airport in March 2016 and questioned, but never charged with a crime. An Italian intelligence source said that Zaghba had since been acquitted of trying to go to Syria but was on a "persons at risk" list. Read More »