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UAE seeking 'change of policy, not regime' in Qatar: Minister

Those nations have also objected to Qatari support for Islamist groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, whose political ideology challenges the system of hereditary rule in Saudi Arabia, the...

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UAE ruling family member: Qatar now questioning its leaders

The US President also said that it was "so good to see" that his trip to Riyadh is "already paying off". The U.S. news broadcaster says that the Qatari government reportedly said that a report by it...

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Hotel in Pakistan searched after London terror

The third attacker was identified on Tuesday. Giuseppe Amato told the Guardian he'd kept close tabs and overseen a counterterrorism official's report sent to London on Youssef Zaghba - who...

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Police arrest east London man in connection with bridge attacks

Police arrest east London man in connection with bridge attacks

Boats from the police marine unit and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution have been searching the river since the attack. Newspaper Corriere Della Sera reports that Zaghba was stopped in Ital...

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Mauritania Breaks Off Diplomatic Relations with Qatar

United States and European authorities have complained for years about funding for extremists from Saudi Arabia and other nations in the Gulf region. It's a change in tone for a president who had se...

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Korean official suspended over US missile defence report

Korean official suspended over US missile defence report

But its budding hopes ran into a hurdle again. While tourists are free to visit the secretive state as part of strictly controlled tour groups, they are told to never take photos of soldiers by thei...

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London's Mayor Wants To Cancel Trump's State Visit To The UK

London's Mayor Wants To Cancel Trump's State Visit To The UK

And making us a laughing stock around the world", he said, "at a moment in time when American leadership is particularly critical. Even when asked whether she would welcome "a period of silence" f...

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Attorney General Sessions offered to resign

The White House has defended tweets by US President Donald Trump that have raised concern among opponents and allies alike. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the opening session of...

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Putin denies relationship with former NSA Michael Kelly

Putin denies relationship with former NSA Michael Kelly

The remarks were the latest in a series of denials from Moscow that have had little impact so far on a political crisis in the United States over potential links between Russian Federation and Trump's...

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Two Australians killed in London terror attack

The other victim has not been named. Paying tribute in a statement , the Bodens said she was "loved and adored by her family, friends and boyfriend". Xavier Thomas and his girlfriend, Christine D...

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Gulf crisis: UAE to punish Qatar sympathisers with 15 year jail term

Gulf crisis: UAE to punish Qatar sympathisers with 15 year jail term

They accuse Qatar of funding terror groups and having a worryingly close relationship with Iran, a nation with which it shares its vast offshore natural gas field. More worryingly, food imports are ge...

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As Merkel seeks allies elsewhere, Modi visits Berlin bursting with friendliness

As the president considers wider staff changes amid growing political fallout over probes into Russian Federation and his presidential campaign, the White House said a senior aide to Trump is leavin...

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Putin on election probe: 'Have you all lost your senses over there?'

Putin was. Not. Here. For. It. "You created a sensation out of nothing and out of this sensation, you turned it into a weapon of war against the current president". Petersburg that aired Sunday. "Wha...

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Pelosi: Nunes violating recusal in Russian Federation probe

Nunes's subpoenas were not endorsed by Democrats on the Intelligence Committee, and Rep. On a day when the committee issued subpoenas seeking documents related to the Trump-Russia investigation,...

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Trump wishes sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director luck ahead of testimony

Coats at the time was on the job for less than a week. Another source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Comey does not consider it his responsibility to press charges against the presid...

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UAE threatens jail for sympathy towards Qatar

US President Donald Trump - pictured during the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 21 May. "On this scale, it's unprecedented", said Hatoon al-Fassi, a Saudi historian of Gulf ...

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Sean Spicer Refuses To Say Whether Trump Has Confidence In Attorney General

Sean Spicer Refuses To Say Whether Trump Has Confidence In Attorney General

Spicer said that Trump's use of social media was a "very, very effective tool" for communication for his millions of followers across social media platforms. Trump himself signed that second version o...

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Trump's message to Comey before Senate hearing: 'I wish him luck'

Comey's unwillingness to be alone with the president reflected how deeply Comey distrusted Trump, who Comey believed was trying to undermine the FBI's independence as it conducted a highly sensitive i...

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IOS 11 unveiled: New features coming to the iPhone this fall

IOS 11 unveiled: New features coming to the iPhone this fall

It was previously claimed that 200,000 apps will also be made redundant in the switchover to iOS 11. Tim Cook and his team at Apple have been pushing AR heavily over the previous year, so expect S...

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Two London Bridge attackers named by police

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said questions would need to be asked about what the police knew about Butt. Redouane's age was not immediately known because he gave two different dates of birth. 'JTAC, th...

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Does Jared Kushner yearn for return to his old, cushier life?

Does Jared Kushner yearn for return to his old, cushier life?

Without directly addressing the Post report , Trump defended Kushner in a statement to The New York Times published Sunday, saying he has "total confidence in him". On Tuesday, Trump shared a ...

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Trump takes to Twitter to defend earlier tweets

His tweet took Khan's comment that Londoners had "no reason to be alarmed" about the increased police presence out of context. "What Donald Trump did in response to the British tragedy was, again,...

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Tillerson tells China to 'step up' on North Korea

The Rodong Sinmun , North Korea's state-run newspaper and official mouthpiece, blamed the conservative Park Geun-hye administration for molding the relationship into its "worst-ever" condition, lamen...

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Comey asked Sessions not to leave him alone with Trump

Eric Trump told ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday that the story was "the greatest hoax of all time ". Senators plan to use the opportunity to grill Rosenstein to answer questions in public fo...

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Spicer on Trump's Tweets: 'They're Considered Official Statements By the President'

Asked repeated questions by reporters about Trump's tweets , White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday , "They matter in the sense that it gives him a communications tool, again...

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WWDC 2017: From iOS 11 to iMac Pro, Apple's Announcements So Far

WWDC 2017: From iOS 11 to iMac Pro, Apple's Announcements So Far

To be "smart", the latest product in Apple's portfolio, known as HomePod, comes with a A8 microprocessor chip, the same power engine in the company's flagship iPhone smartphone and iPad tablet com...

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Army Major, 4 militants killed in Nagaland

Army Major, 4 militants killed in Nagaland

The report further added that one AK 56, 2 Chinese AK, 2 grenades, 3 IEDs, 270 AK rounds were recovered from the three killed terrorist. He added: "The encounter continued for several hours". On Jun...

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Still Swinging for the Fences — Trump Travel Ban

The Justice Department has called on the Supreme Court to reinstate a temporary travel ban from six predominately Muslim countries - Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria , and Yemen . First , Tru...

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Day after Kabul attack, Afghanistan cancels all proposed cricket fixtures with Pakistan

Still, the German, French, Turkish and Chinese embassies were among those damaged, as the blast shattered windows more than a kilometer away. Afghan Ambassador to the UK, Said Tayeb Jawad, told CNN'...

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NC governor backing Paris deal despite Trump

Rank has made a personal decision. "We appreciate his years of dedicated service to the State Department", US embassy spokeswoman Mary Beth Polley told Agence France-Presse. Trump has faced a strong ...

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20 killed in Fresh Kabul bombing, 87 wounded

The protest followed a massive truck-bomb explosion on May 31 that killed at least 90 people and wounded 460 - one of the deadliest attacks seen in the Afghan capital since the US -led campaign that...

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump's State Visit to the UK

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump's State Visit to the UK

In the wake of the weekend's terror attacks in London U.S. President Donald Trump stumbled into yet another controversy when he criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan . Khan told broadcas...

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Comey 'Cleared for Takeoff' in Public Testimony Next Week

Comey 'Cleared for Takeoff' in Public Testimony Next Week

The House intelligence committee said May 31, it is issuing subpoenas for President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser and his personal lawyer, Cohen, as well as their businesses as par...

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Myanmar military plane with 104 aboard goes missing

Myat Min Oo . But when the aircraft reached a height of 18,000 feet (5,400 meters) at about 01:35 p.m.local time, it lost contact with the ground at a location 32 km west of Dawei and went missing. ...

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Exxon says Qatar LNG not affected by Arab states tension

The post Trump backs Saudi-led efforts to isolate Qatar appeared first on The Independent Uganda: . The dispute comes less than a month after Trump visited Saudi Arabia and called for a united Mu...

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White House, Trump allies prepare for fallout from Comey testimoney

After all, Comey testified to Congress a week before his termination that he had never been pressured to end an investigation for political purposes, nearly three months after the Trump meeting took p...

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UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

Earlier on Monday, Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Yemen cut links with Qatar, in the worst rift in years among major states in the Arab world. But financial markets wer...

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Trump 'does believe in climate change', as U.S. ambassador to UN

Trump 'does believe in climate change', as U.S. ambassador to UN

Other advocates of the Paris climate deal, including many leading voices in the USA business community, have also offered rather unsatisfactory arguments for the United States to stay in the ag...

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Cancel Donald Trump's state visit, says Sadiq Khan

Cancel Donald Trump's state visit, says Sadiq Khan

Trump launched an astonishing attack on Mr Khan just hours after three terrorists killed seven people in London on Saturday night. "The invitation has been issued and accepted and I see no reason ...

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Almost half of Republicans doubt Trump's word on Russian Federation

Almost half of Republicans doubt Trump's word on Russian Federation

According to officials, Comey was anxious Trump would try to undermine the FBI's investigation into possible collusion between the president's 2016 campaign and Russian operatives trying to influenc...

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