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Sturgeon: SNP majority will help secure Indyref2

However the Prime Minister has ruled out that timescale, saying " Now is not the time ". The Labour leader killed off early the idea of any coalition with the SNP, which Ed Miliband failed to do during the 2015 general election campaign. [Full Article...]

Trump says United States committed to NATO's Article 5 on common defense

WASHINGTON (AP ) - President Donald Trump says he's willing to testify under oath about his conversations with the man he fired as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Trump expressed incredulity at the allegations and went on to say that he "hardly know (s) that man; I'm not gonna say I want [Comey] to pledge allegiance", adding that "it doesn't make sense". [Full Article...]

Theresa May form Conservative government despite hung parliament

Theresa May form Conservative government despite hung parliament Britons have signed a petition against Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to form a coalition government with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in Northern Ireland following her party's disastrous loss in the general elections, calling on her to step down. [Full Article...]

Trump's stunning response to the Middle East diplomatic crisis

Trump's stunning response to the Middle East diplomatic crisis Merkel, who was speaking in Mexico City alongside Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, said it would be impossible to sort out the situation unless all regional actors were involved, citing Iran , Turkey and Qatar. Jeff Davis said in a statement. Where to start? Trump's intervention aligned the United States against a country that is now hosting at least 10,000 US military personnel at a b... [Full Article...]

Kremlin says no preparations are underway yet for Putin-Trump meeting

Kremlin says no preparations are underway yet for Putin-Trump meeting Qatar has denied the allegations. Russian President Vladimir Putin last week said that hackers can come from any country since they are "free people like artists" and conceded it was theoretically possible that a "patriotically minded" hacker could decide to act against those critical of Russia . [Full Article...]

Senate Intelligence Committee plans to interview Jared Kushner

Kushner reportedly inquired about using Russian diplomatic facilities for the communications to shield the talks, US officials briefed on intelligence reports told The Post . Mark Warner of Virginia, according to committee staff. Both the Senate and House Intelligences committees are investigating Russia's attempt to manipulate the outcome of the 2016 U.S. [Full Article...]

Vaiko barred entry into Malaysia

Vaiko barred entry into Malaysia Speaking to his partymen over telephone from Kuala Lumpur , Vaiko said he was asked by the immigration officials about LTTE and some cases against him pending in Sri Lanka . "I told the USA officials that I am not a member of that organisation but a supporter". He was interrogated by officials for his alleged links with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). [Full Article...]

Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block James Comey testimony

Why, did we have some special relationship with him? Russia has repeatedly denied any effort to interfere in the USA election, but Putin said on Thursday some Russians might have acted on their own without their government's involvement. [Full Article...]

People, groups with Qatar links labelled terrorists

Qatar's investments in Turkey total about $18 billion. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Friday for several countries to ease a blockade against Qatar. "The President offered to help the parties resolve their differences, including through a meeting at the White House if necessary", a White House statement said. [Full Article...]

CCTV footage of police shootout with London Bridge attackers emerges

CCTV footage of police shootout with London Bridge attackers emerges The vehicle and knife attack launched by three men in the London Bridge area Saturday night that killed seven people and injured dozens is shaping the final days of an election campaign, focusing attention on May before Thursday's vote. Three men suspected to be involved in terror activities were arrested in London on Wednesday. But an announcement - made before the Manchester and London Br... [Full Article...]

Trump Breaks Silence On Comey: 'WOW, Comey Is A Leaker!'

Comey said a decision was made not report to Sessions a February 14 White House meeting where Trump pressed the director to drop the FBI's inquiry into Flynn, whom Trump fired for withholding information about his contacts with foreign governments. [Full Article...]

Japan Parliament Allows Emperor to Abdicate Throne For Son

Japan Parliament Allows Emperor to Abdicate Throne For Son It also highlights a pressing issue of the shrinking royal population and male successors. Women, but not men, are forced to renounce their royal status if they marry a commoner. Others advocate for the succession to take place April 1, 2019, arguing that it would be hard to handle both these ceremonies and the emperor's traditional New Year's duties at the same time. [Full Article...]

Police raid sees 20th arrest made in London Bridge attack probe

All three of the assailants, including Zaghba, were shot dead. Police had already named Butt and Redouane, a 30-year-old who claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. Police said the men tied 30cm pink ceramic knives to their wrists and had petrol bombs in the van. Two people believed to have documents linked to Redouane were arrested in Ireland, though only one remained in custody Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

That's another reason Trump's Article 5 statement today is so jarring: He chose to commit to America's most important alliance in an answer to a question that hadn't even explicitly asked about it, not in his prepared statement. Trump insists that Comey lied in some parts of the testimony he gave Thursday to the Senate Intelligence Committee. Comey testified he had nine one-on-one conversations ... [Full Article...]

Emirati diplomat to AP: Qatar rides 'tiger of extremism'

Emirati diplomat to AP: Qatar rides 'tiger of extremism' Emirati officials also shut down the airline's offices in the UAE on Wednesday. He said Qatar needed to shut down or limit its Al-Jazeera news network, as well as stop funding extremist groups and others. The Bahraini information ministry Thursday announced the Government will take legal action against any media outlet that will express sympathy towards Qatar, a day after United Arab Emirates (UAE... [Full Article...]

Led Forces Working With Islamic State Group in Raqqa: Russia

USA - and Iran-backed forces are locked in a race to take Islamic State strongholds in southeastern Syria and seize a stretch of land that will either cement Tehran's regional ambitions or stifle them. The Pentagon announced Monday that the US backed push on ISIS's capital of Raqqa is officially on. Surovkin added that Islamic State group attempts to flee south from Raqqa have met a punishin... [Full Article...]

PM returns to Pakistan after attending SCO summit

Chaturvedi asked whether the prime minister thought it fit enough to ask his Pakistani counterpart about why Pakistan continues to violate the Line of Control."Why is it that our Army jawans are dying nearly on a daily basis". Tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir would pose the largest challenge to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and its anti-terrorism mechanisms, a Chinese... [Full Article...]

North Korea fires what appears to be a ballistic missile towards Japan

North Korea fires what appears to be a ballistic missile towards Japan The North has a strong arsenal of short- and medium-range missiles that target Japan and South Korea and U.S. forces in the region, and it is working to ideal its longer-range missiles. The suspected Scud-type missile is not thought to have caused any damage. State-run KCNA news service said Kim a May 21 test launch from an observation post and "expressed his great satisfaction" with the res... [Full Article...]

Iran slams Trump's condolences for terror attacks as 'repugnant'

Iranian leaders sought to play down the attacks, with supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei saying: "These firecrackers that happened today will not have the slightest effect on the will of the people". The distrust of Iran was evident on Wednesday when shortly after the condemnation, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate acted in a procedural vote to move forward on a new set of sanctions on T... [Full Article...]

Trump wishes Comey 'luck'; tensions with Sessions

Trump and Sessions were together at the White House on May 17, when Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein surprised them both by appointing former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to head the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]


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