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Arab nations cut ties with Qatar, saying it backs terror

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar, saying it backs terror Both carriers said the measure will stay in place "until further notice". Bahrain's Gulf Air said it will also suspend flights to and from Doha from Monday night, according to a statement. "Any rivalries among the nations in Middle East will definitely affect business, and will definitely affect the large number of our OFWs [overseas Filipino workers] there", Cayetano said. [Full Article...]

Emirates, Etihad & Fly Dubai suspending flights to and from Qatar effective tomorrow

Emirates, Etihad & Fly Dubai suspending flights to and from Qatar effective tomorrow Saudi Arabia accuses Qatar of supporting "Iranian-backed terrorist groups" in its Qatif province and in neighboring Bahrain - and of backing the Yemeni rebels its coalition is fighting. The crisis comes after U.S. President Donald Trump's recent visit to Saudi Arabia for a summit with Arab leaders. Qatar has "spread chaos in Bahrain in flagrant violation of all agreements and covenants and pri... [Full Article...]

South Korea's Moon struggles to form a cabinet meeting his ethics standards

Richard Durbin of IL, the second-ranking Senate Democrat, hint at potential friction between. On Tuesday, senior presidential adviser Yoon Young-chan said Moon has discovered that four additional launchers for the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD , system have arrived in South Korea since the original two launchers were installed in April. [Full Article...]

Former Nigerian Health Minister, Head Of UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin Is Dead

Former Nigerian Health Minister, Head Of UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin Is Dead His last official appointment was as the executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA ). The agency said he died Sunday evening. His deaths has been confirmed by family and UNFPA sources. Former Minister of Health, Babatunde Osotimehin has died at the age of 68. During his lifetime, Osotimehin was dedicated to gender, youth and maternal health issues. [Full Article...]

United States recognises India as a major defence partner: Defence Secretary James Mattis

United States recognises India as a major defence partner: Defence Secretary James Mattis Mattis said the U.S. will maintain its close cooperation with Japan and South Korea to ensure its security, adding that Washington is working with allies and the United Nations partners to increase diplomatic pressure on the North Korean regime, Efe news reported. [Full Article...]

Japan conducts evacuation drills amidst fears of missile attack from North Korea

China has slammed the "irresponsible remarks" made by top U.S. and Japanese officials on the South China Sea and Taiwan issues during the Shangri-La Dialogue. The United States would continue "to fly, sail and operate wherever worldwide law allows, and demonstrate resolve through operational presence in the South China Sea and beyond", Mattis said. [Full Article...]

N. Korea showing 'great disrespect' to China

North Korea on Monday fired an appare. A day earlier, North also had a successful test of a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon system. This past weekend, the leaders of the G-7 (Group of Seven) member nations - including the United States - agreed North Korea "increasingly poses new levels of threat of a grave nature to worldwide peace and stability". [Full Article...]

Theresa May blames 'fake claims' as she denies dementia tax U-turn

Theresa May blames 'fake claims' as she denies dementia tax U-turn May said opponents such as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had tried to scare the elderly by spreading "fake claims" about her plan to transfer more of the cost from taxpayers to recipients who can afford to fund care themselves. That picture has changed following a week in which both the Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party set out their election pitches to voters. [Full Article...]

BAI announces cash reward for shuttler Sai Praneeth

BAI announces cash reward for shuttler Sai Praneeth He had reached the final of Syed Modi International in January at Hyderabad, where he lost to Sameer Verma. In the last and final set, the Indonesian started off briskly to take a lead at 8-3, but the Indian shuttler slowly and steady made comeback with five consecutive points to reduce the the points gap to 7 -8. [Full Article...]

WED: PM Modi calls on people to protect environment

The day also challenges us to leave a cleaner world for our children and grandchildren. "It reminds us of what a treasure nature is and encourages us all to protect and appreciate our environment ". Nevertheless, it is not too late to understand the message of nature comprehensively, as well as to live in harmony with nature. The Prime Minister in his message has saluted the will and determinat... [Full Article...]

Summerhays takes three-shot Memorial lead as Dufner falters

Jason Dufner showed more about his game Sunday in winning the Memorial Tournament than he had in any of his previous victories, including his PGA Championship triumph five years ago. "The tournament is not over", Dufner said. The final day proved to be a torrid one for Summerhays, whose overnight three-shot lead vanished when he scrapped his way to a double-bogey six at the third and then bog... [Full Article...]

Texas A&M tops Iowa 3-2, reaches final in Houston Regional

Texas A&M tops Iowa 3-2, reaches final in Houston Regional Iowa outhit Houston 13-6 in the game as the Hawkeyes notched their 39th win of the season, and they will face #3 seed Texas A&M Saturday night at 7PM. Iowa's Matt Hoeg (3) dives back safely to first in the second inning against Texas A&M during an NCAA college baseball tournament regional game Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Houston. [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca's PARP drug Lynparza easily outscores chemo in PhIII breast cancer study

AstraZeneca's PARP drug Lynparza easily outscores chemo in PhIII breast cancer study Mark E. Robson, Clinic Director of the Clinical Genetics Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center , New York and Principal Investigator of OlympiAD said, "The OlympiAD data presented today demonstrate the benefit of olaparib in delaying the progression of advanced BRCA-mutated breast cancer". [Full Article...]

May Avoids Debate As Labour Cuts Tory Lead

The Conservatives were on 42 percent, down a point from last week , with Labour up three points, the YouGov survey said. Labour are on 39 per cent from 36 per cent, which is the narrowest gap YouGov polling has had in the race to date. [Full Article...]

He was trying to drown his twin babies, police say

He was trying to drown his twin babies, police say Freeman grabbed a revolver and went to the house, where he reportedly saw Foster trying to drown the twins. According to Ada Public Information Officer Lisa Bratcher, 27-year-old Leland Foster was attempting to drown two small children - a boy and a girl both 3 months old - in the bathtub when a 12-year-old girl ran out of the home and told a neighbor. [Full Article...]

Louisville holds off Xavier 8-7 to win regional championship

Louisville holds off Xavier 8-7 to win regional championship Xavier third baseman Rylan Bannon had a ideal day at the plate, going four-for-four and adding a walk. His performances earned him a spot on the NCAA Louisville Regional All-Tournament Team. Josh Stowers hit a three-run homer before delivering a game-tying RBI double in the seventh inning, and Logan Taylor knocked in the go-ahead run as Louisville edged Xavier 8-7 Sunday night to clinch the ... [Full Article...]

Reporting Symptoms Online to Docs Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer

Both studies reported side effects in abiraterone similar to those already found in patients taking the FDA-approved drug, researchers said. James also said he hopes these results can change clinical practice. Grothey and colleagues pooled data from six studies conducted in North America, Europe and Asia to determine whether 3 months of chemotherapy demonstrated comparable efficacy to 6 months... [Full Article...]

Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist attack in London

Londoners responded to the shocking scenes with generosity and compassion by opening their homes and offering up food and shelter to those caught up in the attack. Two other incidents also were reported, stabbings at nearby Borough Market and another incident in the Vauxhall area of the city. "We shall endeavour to extend all possible assistance to all affected and to their families and friends ... [Full Article...]

Indian skipper Kohli denies reports of rift with coach

Our change room is completely calm. It's unbelievable. It's just on the outside that there is noise. There was an amusing moment in Mickey Arthur's pre-match news conference on Saturday as Pakistan's coach was inadvertently reminded of a painful moment in his career. [Full Article...]

London Terror Attacks: 10 Things We Know So Far

Police tweeted that Londoners should "remain calm but be alert and vigilant". "We were eventually led out of the bar and some kind people working in a hotel let us come in to use the bathroom and to give us water". The spokesman says the prime minister is in contact with officials and is being regularly updated . President Donald Trump has also been briefed. [Full Article...]


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