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Author: 0 Turkish president approves troops to Qatar

Qatar's foreign minister on Friday described Arab powers' "blockade" of his country as a violation of worldwide law and said there was an attempt to mobilise global opinion against the Gulf emirate. Trump said "Nations came together and spoke to me about confronting Qatar over its behavior". He did urge Qatar to be "responsive to the concerns of its neighbours" and immediately crack down on extremist funding.

Global News Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants
Author: 0 Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

According to her, this is their second effort to gather aids after they delivered the first batch of donations and relief goods direct to Marawi City last June 3 in cooperation of the Civil Military Office of the 10th Infantry Division (ID) of the Philippine Army .

Global News Rajiv Gandhi's famous 15p remark finds mention in SC verdict
Author: 0 Rajiv Gandhi's famous 15p remark finds mention in SC verdict

The I-T Department also urged taxpayers to link the two numbers - PAN and Aadhaar - as soon as possible saying it will be useful for E-Verification of Income Tax returns using Aadhaar OTP (One-Time Password). # Fill in the essential details like PAN, Aadhaar No. and name in the respective fields and hit "Submit". This is the stipulation of sub-section (1) of Section 139AA, which we have already upheld.

Global News Final UK election results emerge, Tories fail with 318 seats
Author: 0 Final UK election results emerge, Tories fail with 318 seats

But May soldiered on Friday, re-appointing senior ministers to her Cabinet and holding talks with a small Northern Irish party about shoring up her minority government . Sources add that the meeting of the European Council on 22 June is the EU's new deadline for wanting to know May's plan now that she no longer holds a working majority.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande drops new song to benefit Manchester victims

Grande also returned to Manchester to visit victims at the hospital. Grande introduced Imogen Heap during her set, who sat at the piano to sing "Whatcha Say" before a video message from David Beckham was played. About 450,000 people donated money during the concert, which took place at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester and was streamed in 50 countries over YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.

Global News Deepa stakes claim to Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence, denied entry
Author: 0 Deepa stakes claim to Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence, denied entry

Deepa was allowed to garland the portrait initially, but stopped when she tried to enter the house. Deepa, who founded the MGR Amma Deepa Peravai political front, claimed that her brother had called her to the property. Now that court is yet to decide on Jayalalitha's descendant, all her assets including Poes Garden are under the maintenance of state government. "But they hit me and pushed us outside", she said, as she coughed vigorously.

Author: 0 Tehran attackers fought for ISIS, Iran says

If the IS claim is true, the bomb and gun attack would be the group's first successful attack in Iran , which is predominantly Shiite Muslim and regarded by Sunni militants as a nation of heretics. Summary⎙ Print Iranian authorities linked the Islamic State attackers to a larger cell whose leader was killed by security forces previous year. The intelligence ministry said an investigation was still under way.

Author: 0 Islamic State threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

President Donald Trump issued his condolences to the Iranian people for the atrocity that befell them on Wednesday, saying , "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran , and for the Iranian people, who are going through such challenging times".

Global News Theresa May to form government with DUP backing
Author: 0 Theresa May to form government with DUP backing

The deal is said to be one on a "confidence and supply" basis. The influence which Britain's smallest province may have after the election was reinforced by the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party's pledge to maintain its policy of not taking its seats, a position that will cut the numbers needed to win a majority .

Global News LONDON TERROR ATTACK: Men planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry
Author: 0 LONDON TERROR ATTACK: Men planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry

The fanatics, who may have been inspired by the attack in Nice in which a heavy lorry drove into crowds and killed 86 people in July a year ago, weighted the white van with gravel to worsen the "battering ram effect". He said: "There were three identical knives - each attacker had one of those in their hand, wrapped with some kind of leather binding". Mr Haydon said the belts were tested by explosives officers who found they were not viable.

Global News Trump crosses swords with Merkel on trade, defence
Author: 0 Trump crosses swords with Merkel on trade, defence

The remarks came soon after G7 and NATO summits , where news reports suggested that not all was well between her and Trump, who is leading the United States towards a more protectionist stance on economic issues and has called for NATO to pay for their share of expenditure of the Atlantic military alliance.

Author: 0 I would speak under oath on Comey

Mr Trump has branded his former FBI director a "leaker", a day after Mr Comey gave testimony in which he accused Mr Trump of trying to quash an investigation and lying about him and the FBI . He continued to insist that the allegation was a political ploy by his opponents, even as Comey said the Russians definitely intervened in the 2016 election on behalf of Trump.

Author: 0 May confirms she will form government with help of Northern Ireland party

The arrangement will be discussed by the cabinet Monday. The DUP's stated goal is as the unionist party, meaning they do not support the idea of Northern Irish independence from the UK. In calling for early elections, May said she wanted a strong mandate as her government confronts what are likely to be hard negotiations with the European Union on the terms of Brexit.

Global News Two suspects arrested for Tehran terror attack
Author: 0 Two suspects arrested for Tehran terror attack

ISIS terror attacks in Tehran were reportedly realised by Iranian Kurds, their IS group has claimed responsibility for the atrocities resulted in 17 deaths of innocent people . That clip is the so-called message from the Tehran attackers, the video shows three masked men sitting on a floor holding automatic rifles who speaks sorani dialect.

Global News Defence minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed
Author: 0 Defence minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

May announced later that Gavin Barwell - a former housing minister who lost his seat in Thursday's election - would be her new chief of staff. She had called the vote three years earlier than required by law, with the aim of sweeping an even greater majority for her party before Brexit talks in nine days to take the country out of the European Union .

Author: 0 Iran arrests two suspects linked to attacks in Tehran

He also accused Washington of exchanging democracy for money, referencing a massive arms deal recently agreed between the USA and Saudi Arabia. On Thursday, U.S. IRGC Brigadier General Hossein Salami also vowed that Iran would " take revenge " for the attacks. Terrorism has been created by the global arrogance and as Imam Khomeini has said, the United States is "terrorist in nature", the cleric noted.

Author: 0 Theresa May promises a "government of certainty" with DUP backing

She has also said she can not work with or support the Labour Party's Jeremy Corbyn . She said: 'I told her (May) there there was a number of things that count to me more than party. Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives will fail to win a parliamentary majority in the election, according to an exit poll. PROPPING DUP THE TORIES Who are the Democratic Unionist Party and what's in the 2017 DUP manifesto? The DUP is a unionist political party in Northern Ireland and ...

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

Ms Davidson clearly plans to use her new-found influence to try to affect the Brexit negotiations as well, suggesting that she believes the United Kingdom should try to remain in the European Union single market. Northern Ireland is the only part of the U.K.in which same-sex marriage is illegal. The recently concluded election in Britain has resulted in a hung parliament with Prime Minister Theresa May failing to achieve an absolute majority.

Global News Kin rush to funeral homes to see Manila dead
Author: 0 Kin rush to funeral homes to see Manila dead

It says 54 were injured and brought to various hospitals. Police believe Carlos, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, acted alone. The gunman set fire to the hotel killing himself and at least 35 guests and staff members. The suspect may have escaped because smoke had obscured footage for CCTV cameras, he added. But he said the assailant did not fire at people he met. "But he did not hurt anyone".

Author: 0 Hungover: Britain definitely heading for hung parliament

The Democratic Unionist Party , which won 10 seats in Thursday's voting, is entering talks with the Conservatives to discuss how to work together in a new government. Green Party deputy leader Amelia Womack said the DUP's stance on abortion has left women in Northern Ireland in "dire circumstances" and described the potential tie-up with the Tories as a "coalition of cruelty".

Global News SNP on course to win 50 seats at general election
Author: 0 SNP on course to win 50 seats at general election

Away from the SNP manifesto launch, The Times reports that the Conservative Party could be in line to lose 20 seats and Labour gain almost 30 in next week's general election, as the paper quotes data from pollsters YouGov. Sturgeon pointed to other times May has changed her mind. The findings emerged just a day after Ms Sturgeon denied at the SNP manifesto launch that she had become a "divisive" figure on the doorstep.

Global News UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable
Author: 0 UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

Many are now thinking along similar lines to former cabinet secretary Lord Turnbull, who said this morning: "I don't think she has the skill set". But May, facing scorn for running a lackluster campaign, was determined to hang on. The pound hit an eight-week low against the dollar and its lowest levels in seven months versus the euro. The drop in the pound could push up inflation further in Britain, eroding people's living standards.

Global News UK election deals May a crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks
Author: 0 UK election deals May a crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks

It said the campaign failed to get "Theresa's positive plan for the future across" or "notice the surge in Labour support, because modern campaigning techniques require ever-narrower targeting of specific voters, and we were not talking to the people who chose to vote for Labour".

Global News Congressional Investigators Seek Tapes, Notes On Trump-Comey Conversations
Author: 0 Congressional Investigators Seek Tapes, Notes On Trump-Comey Conversations

Trump said he was the victim of the "fake news" media. Trump has been warned by lawyers to watch what he tweets because his comments could be used against him. We know for a fact those exist, though. His dry quip at a riveting Senate hearing that he was "between opportunities" vastly understates the career prospects now available to him - not to mention potential benefits from the public's fascination with a man who has commanded respect while drawing outrage from both political parties.

Author: 0 Clinton and Trump trade barbs on Twitter

Hillary Clinton is quickly establishing herself as a legitimate challenge to Donald Trump for her total inability to move past November's presidential election. The deputy chairman of the Democratic Party did say his group is looking forward toward 2018 and is trying to focus more on the state and local levels where they have lost tremendous ground since former President Barack Obama was first elected.

Global News 50 years today since the start of the 1967 Middle East War
Author: 0 50 years today since the start of the 1967 Middle East War

This post has been viewed 502 times. He made it clear, however, he had deferred taking a decision on shifting the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, an election campaign pledge, arguing this could have a negative impact on peace talks as the status of Jerusalem is meant to be negotiated.

Author: 0 Tick-tock: EU says time pressing hard to start Brexit talks

May, who had campaigned against Brexit past year but took over the Conservative party after David Cameron lost last June's Brexit referendum, delivered her terms for withdrawal in March. Elected EU officials and members of the European Parliament aimed their fire squarely at Theresa May - who called the snap election in an attempt to strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks - and the wider Conservative Party.

Global News Impoverishment of agri sector, loan waiver triggered protests
Author: 0 Impoverishment of agri sector, loan waiver triggered protests

The leaders had a meeting on Thursday in which they chose to give the government two days to take a decision on their demands, pending which farmers will resort to street protests and rail traffic disruptions from June 12. The agreement also says that police cases filed against farmers will be withdrawn. Some conditions relating to the complete loan waiver will be decided by the disciplinary committee which will comprise of farmers and ministers.

Author: 0 Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay amid diplomatic rift

The three countries have allocated hotlines to receive such cases, in order to take the right decision about each case. Those countries along with others cited the reason to cut ties with Qatar to the later continuation of supporting terrorist groups and interference in the internal affairs of other states.

Global News Theresa May to finalise top team after election upset
Author: 0 Theresa May to finalise top team after election upset

Sturgeon says she has lost all "authority and credibility". Labour appears to have benefited from the collapse in support for the UK Independence Party (Ukip), whose leader Paul Nuttall has now resigned, picking up nearly as many votes from its former voters as the Conservatives.

Author: 0 Cink, Cabrera Bello among 3 leaders at St. Jude

Stewart Cink is just a shot behind the trio on eight-under after a birdie at the last while fellow American Ben Crane is a shot further back with a collection of five players, including Ireland's Seamus Power, who are tied for sixth on six-under.

Global News United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure
Author: 0 United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

It was a humiliating outcome after an election that May had planned to strengthen herself ahead of the Brexit push. Instead, voters stripped the Conservatives of their parliamentary majority. He appeared to concede that the Conservatives failed to engage enough young people, saying: "Because modern campaigning techniques require ever-narrower targeting of specific voters, and we were not talking to the people who made a decision to vote for Labour".

Author: 0 Special Gulf treatment for mixed Qatari families

That's created chaos across the Sunni Gulf nations, whose citizens regularly intermarry and conduct business across countries sharing long historic and cultural bonds. The AFP news agency reported that at least five Iranian cargo planes with food arrived in Doha, the capital of Qatar. Yemen, the Maldives, Mauritius, Mauritania and the eastern-based government in divided Libya also announced a break in relations with Doha, while Jordan and Djibouti said they would lower the level of ...