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Saudi Arabia and allies hail Donald Trump warning to Qatar

Previously, the USA had insisted the Qatar crisis wouldn't affect US military efforts in the Middle East. It said hackers installed a file and then published a fake news item attributed to Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, just after midnight May 24. Read More »

Get Abusive Regimes Off UN Rights Council, Says US Envoy


She also did not mention USA allies Saudi Arabia and Egypt, also council members with long records of human rights abuses. " Nikki Haley , the President Donald Trump's United Nations ambassador, delivered the ultimatum in an address in Geneva to the 47-member body". Read More »

May's fate as Prime Minister hangs in the balance

It is also not known if the other parties will be determined to obstruct her path, and come together to let Mr Corbyn - known to be on the left wing of Labour - lead a new government . Predictions of Conservative success became more modest as the party's campaign faltered following a series of missteps. Sen. Bernie Sanders congratulated Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party he leads for what's being called one of the most stunning upsets in United Kingdom political history. Read More »

May, three key members of her cabinet reelected to United Kingdom parliament


A petition against British prime minister Theresa May's deal with the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) garnered almost 6,00,000 signatures on Saturday as concern grew over her plan to govern with their support. London's neutrality in Northern Ireland is key to the delicate balance of power in the province once plagued by decades of unrest. Speaking to Sky News, Foster said her party had "very good" negotiations with the Conservatives and said the DUP would seek to ... Read More »

Rhode Island Man Leads Police on Pursuit Through New Hampshire, Mass.


The driver, later identified as 32-year-old Gregory Coffey of Providence, didn't stop and fled onto I-93, heading South. Troopers said they believed he was armed and possibly intoxicated. It couldn't be determined Sunday if Coffey has an attorney. Coffey was transported to a Boston hospital to be treated for serious injuries. Coffey is under guard and will be held for treatment and arraignment. Read More »

Controversial Calcutta HC judge Justice CS Karnan retires


Because of the Supreme Court's order, Justice Karnan will not receive a formal farewell and will not get a chance to give his farewell speech at the court, becoming the first high court judge to miss out on his farewell. Justice Karnan came to spotlight after he wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jan this year alleging 20 sitting and retired SC and HC judges demanding agencies to investigate the people he named. Read More »

In pics: How Indian bowlers Bumrah, Jadeja, Ashwin decimated South Africa


The Proteas have won only one global one-day title, the inaugural Champions Trophy in 1998, and the world's top-ranked team crumbled under pressure at The Oval in a straight shootout for a semi-final place. "You either settle and get through the pressure and absorb it or you don't‚ and we didn't". You have to sometimes say things that hurt. " India dominated us in all aspects and that shouldn't happen". Read More »

London bridge attackers: Here's everything we know so far


He was stopped at Bologna airport in 2016 apparently trying to travel to Syria and Italian authorities had tipped off Britain about his movements, Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera reports. Youssef Zaghba was born in Fez, Morocco to a Moroccan father and Italian mother, according to Italian media. Asked if that had been a poor decision, Mr Rowley said he had seen nothing yet to suggest it, according to the BBC's home affairs correspondent, Danny Shaw. Read More »

Ireland's European Union commissioner sees softer Brexit after United Kingdom poll: newspaper


May, who became prime minister after Britain's June 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union, called the election three years early in a bid to strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiations. On a night of high drama, Mrs May - who went into the election with a majority of 17 - fell eight seats short of an overall majority. The resignations of Timothy and Hill, on whom May had been heavily reliant since her previous job at the interior ministry, will be a personal blow. Read More »

Fellow Republicans press Donald Trump about Comey tapes

Trump complains often about leaks. President Donald Trump's private lawyer denied bombshell allegations made by the sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey on Thursday, suggesting the ousted lawman should be prosecuted for leaking "privileged information". Read More »

Boris Johnson could be our next Prime Minister, claim reports

With media asking whether May could remain in Downing Street after her electoral humiliation, ministers said now was not the time for the further uncertainty a party leadership contest would bring. Will there be a joint press conference by Theresa May and the DUP leader Arlene Foster? The DUP retweeted a Sky News tweet which read that Sky sources said Downing Street had issued the wrong statement in error. Read More »

Morocco Offers Helping Hand in Mediating Qatar Crisis

Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates broke off relations with Qatar and suspended all land, air and sea traffic with the tiny monarchy. "We will continue deliveries as long as there is demand", Noushabadi added, without saying if these were commercial exports or aid. While Tillerson and others have called for an easing of tensions, Trump on Friday said Qatar had "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level". Read More »

James Comey's testimony leaves an unanswered question about Jeff Sessions


Trump suggested on Twitter last month that the conversation was taped, but has been evasive about it since then. At a White House press conference today, President Trump accused former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey of perjuring himself before the US Senate-a very serious charge-and further advanced the ridiculous charade that he can prove it all with secret "tapes" which nearly certainly do not exist. Read More »

'He could be Labour's salvation': Corbyn supporters on the election result

Britain's typically right-wing press savaged May over the election outcome, questioning whether she will be able to remain in power after a result that leaves her reliant on uniting rival factions within her party to deliver Brexit . European Union leaders expressed fears the shock poll would delay Brexit talks, due to begin on June 19. Tusk spelt out the problem on Twitter: "We don't know when Brexit talks start". Read More »

Ways the British Election Results Will Affect Brexit

Buoyed by the gains his party received, leader Jeremy Corbyn yesterday said Labour was "ready to serve this country". "As a result, it will now be hard for the government - whatever shape that government will be - to start talking to the European Union in nine days time as planned without rethinking its strategy ". Read More »

Qatar Airways profits up $540 million before mass cancellations amid Gulf crisis

The tensions between Saudi Arabia and Qatar continue to escalate following the former and its allies severing ties with the Gulf state. Before the crisis, citizens of the six Gulf states (Kuwait, Oman, Qatar , Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE) enjoyed a great deal of freedom of movement which meant that over the generations, several intermarriages have taken place between Qatar and other GCC countries. Read More »

Notorious kidnapper Evans keeps victims until they pay last penny


He was declared wanted in August 2013 for allegedly masterminding the attempted kidnap of the owner of Young Shall Grow Motors, Vincent Obianudo, in FESTAC, Lagos. Mr. Moshood said the suspect had allegedly deviced a unique method of extracting ransom from victims. Paid ransom of N5M and was later released along Badagry road, Lagos. Read More »

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over cease-fire violations


Indian army has been since then retaliating to these attacks. "On Saturday, the Indian Army announced that 13 armed intruders were killed in the 96 hours". "Since the first of June this is the ninth ceasefire violation done by the Pakistan Army.our troops are hitting them hard and it will hit them hardest". Read More »

Britain's May agrees outline deal with DUP for support


To begin with, it was understandable that ##theresa May stayed on because stability is vital, however, as days have passed her leadership looks more desperate than stable. "It just won effectively votes that no one predicted that we would so I don't want to break up that winning team". As talks to restore devolution resumed at Stormont today, nationalist politicians claimed that a likely deal between the DUP and the Tories compromised Mr Brokenshire's role as an independent chair of the ... Read More »

Merkel assumes United Kingdom to stick with its Brexit talks plan after election

Yet with the result from Thursday's United Kingdom election, which left no single party with a majority, it is anyone's guess when and how the country will be ready to start the talks. Speaking during a visit to Mexico City, Merkel said Germany was ready for the Brexit talks, which May said would begin on June 19 as scheduled - although she now risks more opposition to her European Union departure plans from inside and outside her party. Read More »

United Kingdom rating not immediately affected by election - S&P


While the Conservatives gained seats in Scotland, they failed to capitalise as much as they had hoped for from the collapse of support for the U.K. Independence Party (UKIP). The Conservative party need the backing of DUP's 10 MPs in order to get a Commons majority. The DUP is strongly opposed to single-sex marriage and abortion, at odds with Conservative policies. Read More »

Who are the DUP MPs who now hold the balance of power

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip leave after attending Holy Jonathan Brady/ The Associated PressCommunion at St Andrew's Church in Sonning, Berkshire, England, Sunday, June 11, 2017. They quit Saturday after becoming a focus of blame for the Conservatives' election disaster. "This may be good practice for the complex negotiations with the European Union whose politicians are generally more used to working in coalition and don't see the absence of an outright ... Read More »