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Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar

Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar

Qatar denies it supports terrorist groups in Syria or elsewhere, despite aggressive efforts to back Sunni rebel groups fighting to oust the Syrian government. It is the flag carrier of the United Ara...

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Arab nations cut ties with Qatar, saying it backs terror

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar, saying it backs terror

Before Monday, Qatar had appeared unperturbed by the growing tensions. Qatar has for years presented itself as a mediator and power broker for the region's many disputes, but Egypt and the Gulf Ar...

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North Korea says it will continue to develop nuclear weapons

North Korea says it will continue to develop nuclear weapons

It also said the country "will not flinch from the road to build up nuclear forces" and vowed to continue to carry out ballistic missile launches "until the moment when the USA and its followers are b...

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May's lead widens ahead of June 8 election - ORB poll

According to the poll, carried out online between May 31 and June 2 among 2,038 people, the Tories are now up one point on 47 percent and Labour, also up one point, on 35 percent. "When people come to...

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China upset at Mattis's 'irresponsible remarks' on S.China Sea

China upset at Mattis's 'irresponsible remarks' on S.China Sea

In the Asia-Pacific region, the United States has spent recent weeks trying to reassure allies it can maintain a tough line against China's "militarisation" of the South China Sea while at the sam...

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US hikes 'combat power' in Syria, with eye on Iran-backed militia

US hikes 'combat power' in Syria, with eye on Iran-backed militia

Those forces have tanks, artillery and modified pickup trucks with mounted heavy weapons, Dillon said. Tehran-backed paramilitary groups began mobilizing around a us training camp for anti-ISIS re...

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Putin says he 'didn't really talk' to Flynn at Moscow dinner

Putin says he 'didn't really talk' to Flynn at Moscow dinner

U.S. intelligence has accused Russian Federation of interfering in the election by hacking the Democratic Committee's computers and leaking information - a claim that Moscow has repeatedly denied....

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Scandal in the White House? Clinton Aides Know What That's Like

Kelly, the homeland security secretary, carried the same message on Sunday. Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, said in a press conference Saturday that the United States had backchann...

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Kellyanne Conway's husband weighs in on Trump

Kellyanne Conway's husband weighs in on Trump

In a tweet posted to George's account, he responded to Trump's Monday morning defense of his original travel ban executive order , which was revised after it faced crippling legal headwinds. She said...

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Scandinavian leaders condemn Egypt Copts attack

Scandinavian leaders condemn Egypt Copts attack

The bus was travelling to the Monastery of St Samuel the Confessor, 135km (85 miles) south of Cairo , from Minya province when it came under fire. Military sources said airstrikes took place in the...

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West Africa bloc agrees "in principle" on Morocco membership

But political pundits said the Moroccan King, who was the only important guest to decline is an important sign of Israel's ever growing non-isolation. This trip comes almost a year after Mr Netanyahu ...

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Mideast airlines halt Qatar flights as Gulf crisis escalates

Mideast airlines halt Qatar flights as Gulf crisis escalates

Qatar National Bank has been planning to apply for an investment banking license for its Saudi unit. "Customers could be seen piling their carts high with supplies of milk, water, rice and eggs at s...

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Trump shouldn't have withdrawn from Paris Climate Accord: Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron was damning, saying in a late-night TV address that the United States had "turned its back on the world". Reports suggest Tillerson was one of the advisors who c...

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Qatari stocks plunge 8% after Arab states cut ties

Qatari stocks plunge 8% after Arab states cut ties

Tillerson said despite the impasse, he did not expect it to have "any significant impact, if any impact at all, on the unified fight against terrorism in the region or globally". Yemen's government of...

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Muguruza, Venus out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

Muguruza, Venus out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

The 23-year-old momentarily walked out on her press conference in tears, before later returning. As the 11th seed, on her least-effective surface, anything more would have been a bonus. "If you had be...

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Thurrock Muslim community in prayers for victims of 'barbaric' London Bridge attacks

One woman had her throat cut, and a witness reported one of the attackers, described as looking Mediterranean, shouted: "This is for Allah". "The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK unequivocally condemns...

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US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

The non-partisan organization is made up of all 1,408 mayors of American cities with populations greater than 30,000. 7 District Congressman Billy Long was an early supporter of President Trump's...

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Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar

Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar

The economic fallout loomed immediately, as Abu Dhabi's state-owned Ethihad Airways, Dubai's Emirates Airline and budget carrier Flydubai said they would suspend all flights to and from Doha from ...

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Five dead as cyclone batters Bangladesh

At least six persons were killed in Bangladesh after Cyclone Mora wreaked havoc in the country's south-eastern coast on Tuesday leaving behind a trail of damaged houses and trees. She says 350,000...

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Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti Robbed at Gunpoint at Indianapolis Taco Bell

Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti Robbed at Gunpoint at Indianapolis Taco Bell

American Alexander Rossi is on the outside of the front row with a qualifying speed of 231.487, and the reigning champion looked like he had an excellent chance of winning the pole until Dixon took ...

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