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Merkel says European Union ready to start Brexit negotiations

Now that it made a decision to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. Prime Minister Theresa May had lost her majority in a snap election she called hoping to strengthen ...

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Iran's Parliament Speaker calls US international version of ISIS

Iran's Parliament Speaker calls US international version of ISIS

The country's Supreme Leader said the attacks will add to the hatred that Iranians harbor toward the USA and Saudi Arabia . Twelve people were killed and around 40 others injured in separate at...

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Qatar diplomatic crisis: Recep Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Gulf nation

Doha is the largest exporter of natural liquefied gas in the world. Trump says he consulted with Saudi Arabia and others on a recent trip to Riyadh , and chose to call out Qatar for its "very high le...

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We can't stop watching Jeremy Corbyn's incredibly awkward high-five

The figure represents the biggest share of the vote delivered by a Labour leader since Mr Blair brought back 40.7 per cent in 2001. In the midst of all of this, Corbyn was in a celebratory mood, hav...

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General election 2017: chastened Theresa May to name her team

To be clear, the Labour party does not currently possess a majority itself ― it still trails the Tories by 57 seats as of this writing ― but the Tories have now dipped below the 50 percent threshold...

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Will Northern Ireland's DUP help May get another term?

She said she would crack down on Islamist ideology, and "put fairness and opportunity" at heart of everything her government would do over the next five years to build a better country. Unionists ...

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Northern Ireland's DUP says could help Britain's Theresa May reach majority

The Conservative party may end up in short of 10 or odd seats and may seek support from other parties to form the Government. Middle East Eye has contacted the DUP for comment. But I'm pretty sure...

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UN Security Council and UN chief condemn attack

UN Security Council and UN chief condemn attack

However, accusations abounded on social media against the Afghan government for incompetence and impotence. Gen. John Nicholson, commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and USA forces in...

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Thousands mourn Tehran attack victims, chant 'Death to Saudi'

Iran said yesterday that the five Iranians who killed 17 people in twin attacks in Teheran were members of the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) who had been to the group's str...

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UAE says Gulf rivals not seeking Qatar regime change

Trump had asked Tillerson to help mediate the crisis, and the secretary has been calling his counterparts in the region to "de-escalate" the situation and resolve their grievances. He credited Qatar's...

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Iran arrests seven people over Tehran attacks

Iran arrests seven people over Tehran attacks

Tehran police said the auto the attackers used for both attacks was discovered on Saturday in the city center. The semi-official ISNA news agency on Thursday quotes Intelligence Minister Mahm...

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Iran makes more arrests in connection with deadly Tehran attacks

Iran makes more arrests in connection with deadly Tehran attacks

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , said on Friday that terrorist attacks would only increase Tehran's hatred against the USA and its " stooges " such as Saudi Arabia . The Inter...

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Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue

Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue

They were struck by a storm with winds of 60 nots (110 km/h) and waves as high as 15 metres. All of the people on board four sailboats that were caught in a major Atlantic storm earlier this week ar...

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DUP agrees 'confidence' deal with Conservatives in UK

DUP agrees 'confidence' deal with Conservatives in UK

An agreement of confidence and supply means the supporting party will back the Government in motions of confidence by either voting in favour of abstaining, while retaining the right to vote otherwise...

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UK government agrees outline deal with DUP for support

May's two top aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, announced they had quit on Saturday, following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. "I'm not going to support any legislation that I ...

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Trump On Comey Hearing: "No Collusions, No Obstruction, He's A Leaker"

When asked if he would testify under oath with special counsel Robert Mueller , Trump confirmed he would. I hardly know the man. Trump also denied asking Comey to pledge his loyalty. KA...

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UK election: Theresa May clings on, appoints new ministers

The two have been blamed for the Conservatives' disastrous result in Thursday's parliamentary elections, which left them eight seats short of an outright majority. That might be the European Union try...

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Spaniard died of stab wounds in London attack

Mr Haydon, head of the Metropolitan Police's Counter-Terrorism Command, said: "We've been working round the clock to understand what these men did in the lead-up to the attack but we need to know ...

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Trump won't say if conversations with Comey were taped

Trump won't say if conversations with Comey were taped

In his testimony before senators on Thursday, a must-watch event that seemingly had half the nation riveted to TV screens from the edge of their barstools, Comey hatched a number of linguistic golde...

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May finalises cabinet amid minority govt talks with DUP

But as the largest party in Northern Ireland with a large working-class support it is hard to pigeon-hole the DUP in the left versus right terms of Westminster politics. The resignations came as M...

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Protests against Sharia law across the country; Milwaukee Muslims offer alternative

Several people were arrested after fights broke out at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, although nobody was injured, according to local reports . The demonstrations were held in more than two...

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US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

Qatar's neighbours accuse it of destabilising the region by supporting proxies of Shiite Muslim Iran and the Sunni militants of al-Qaeda and Islamic State , charges the sheikhdom has repeatedly denie...

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Iran Arrests Terrorist Cell in Tehran Suburb

Iran is also involved in the anti-IS battles in neighbouring Iraq and Syria, where it is helping the regime of Bashar al-Assad take back territory held by IS militants. On Friday, however, he turned ...

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Tentative deal struck between Theresa May and DUP to secure coalition

And the Brexit talks are due to start in 10 days time . May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, announced on Saturday that they had quit following sustained criticism of the campaign within the...

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Germany's Merkel says digital world needs global rules

However, tension over trade has surfaced under U.S. President Trump and his " America First " policy. President Enrique Peña Nieto stressed that Merkel's visit is at a crucial moment for the wor...

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Top two aides to British PM Theresa May quit

This is the first time since the 1990s that Britain has a minority government, in which the governing party can not get measures though Parliament without outside support. John Redwood, a senior Con...

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USA soldiers killed and 1 wounded by Afghan commando in Achin

USA soldiers killed and 1 wounded by Afghan commando in Achin

A spokesperson for Nangarhar province, Attaullah Khogyani, told Al Jazeera that an Afghan "army commando" opened fire on four U.S. soldiers. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says in a statemen...

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Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be UK election key

Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be UK election key

I know that this election result was surprising for all of us, and there is no clear or easy solution without an outright majority for any one party, but I am shocked and appalled that the Conservati...

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Iran Arrests Seven New Suspects In Tehran Attacks Probe

The IRNA news agency quoted Ahmad Fazelian , chief justice of Alborz Province west of Tehran as saying the seven are suspected of "providing support for the terrorist team". Two guards, 10 govern...

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Trump asks Qatar to stop funding terrorism

The president said during the press conference that "nations came together and spoke to me about confronting Qatar over its behavior". In a strong-worded opening remarks, Trump alleged that Qatar ...

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Cops: Worker blocked exits before store shooting

He fired 59 shots before killing himself, they said . "What's going to happen in the future after this to prevent this from happening again?" he asks at the end of the recording, where he displays ...

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Russian Federation probe: Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee

Russian Federation probe: Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions had been scheduled to discuss the justice department budget before a Senate panel chaired by Shelby on Tuesday but the attorney general said it was clear from reports that the Russian inv...

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SDF enter east Raqqa in 'Great Battle' for ISIS stronghold

The city has been the scene of some of IS' worst atrocities, including gruesome executions, public displays of bodies and the trafficking of women. "Regime forces entered Raqa province for the first...

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Sessions to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions' role in the ongoing probe into Trump campaign's alleged communications with Russian Federation has come under increased scrutiny since the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey th...

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'I Thought It Was Very Damaging to the President'

Trump's advisers and allies - some of whom consider the president's Twitter presence self-destructive - celebrated the restraint he displayed during the day and kept their fingers crossed as the sun...

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DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives

The political U-turn, created to shore up an increased majority ahead of impending Brexit negotiations, spectacularly backfired on the Prime Minister and her party, who lost 13 seats against their ...

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Senior UK Conservative lawmaker in Belfast for talks with DUP - PA

There's plenty of overlap between the DUP and May's Conservative Party. The current leader of the DUP is Arlene Foster. That was not the result we secured. Its key slogan during the campaign turne...

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UK election: Theresa May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

In a resignation statement on the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and missed signs of surging support ...

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United Kingdom election: How a fringe party with few votes became kingmaker

Although no party has an overall majority, the Conservatives remain the largest party with 318 seats so far while Labour now have 261 - with 326 required for a majority and just one seat left to b...

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NBA is reviewing several 'incidents' from Game 4 of NBA Finals

But talk from the Warriors about popping champagne corks and celebrating an National Basketball Association title on Cleveland's home court for the second time in three seasons inspired Kyrie I...

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