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UAE citizens showing sympathy toward Qatar to receive jail time

UAE citizens showing sympathy toward Qatar to receive jail time However, when asked in a rare interview what Emiratis would be willing to concede, Gargash offered nothing. What is more, the three GCC members allege Qatar is attempting to destabilise their governments, also citing its relations with regional rival Iran. [Full Article...]

Trump offers 'support' to May after polls setback

Trump offers 'support' to May after polls setback The DUP has proved hugely controversial in the past over the homophobic and sectarian views of some of its representatives. European Union leaders expressed fears that May's shock loss of her majority would delay the Brexit talks, due to begin on June 19 , and so raise the risk of negotiations failing. [Full Article...]

Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates

Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates He says that funding has to end. In the aftermath of Arab nations cut diplomatic ties with the State of Qatar, the Ministry of External Affairs of India on Saturday said it is closely monitoring the situation. A picture on Facebook showed a supermarket displaying food from Turkey including milk, eggs and chicken. Tillerson, speaking at the State Department, said the US would help support effor... [Full Article...]

Forza Motorsport 7 is coming to PC

During Microsoft's E3 2017 press briefing , Xbox and Turn 10 Studios revealed the upcoming instalment in the massively successful racing franchise, Forza Motorsport . They also took time to debut a flagship supercar from Porsche , who Microsoft made a six year deal with. The vehicle had never been revealed to the public before the press briefing and its exclusive reveal was part of a brand ne... [Full Article...]

UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. The Conservatives fell short of a majority in the general election , losing 13 seats, and have now been forced to try to broker a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). [Full Article...]

Trump crosses swords with Merkel on trade, defence

Trump crosses swords with Merkel on trade, defence Speaking at a joint news conference with Modi, Merkel reiterated her view that "we need to take our fate in Europe into our own hands". "The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over", Merkel said at a beer hall rally to support her campaign. [Full Article...]

Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result It is not known if the Tory Party in Parliament will be united on Ms May's leadership. She insisted that she would stick to the Brexit timetable. Some experts are calling the Conservatives' unexpected loss of seats a rejection of the "hard Brexit" May has advocated, which would take Britain out of the single market and the customs union and which could see tariffs slapped on British exports to... [Full Article...]

Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government

The pair quit after warnings that Mrs May faced a leadership challenge from within the Conservative Party as early as Monday if she didn't sack them. Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister, replaces joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill. [Full Article...]

Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement

Just days before North Korea fired land-to-ship missiles off its east coast, Pyongyang slammed President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement , calling Trump's move a "shortsighted and silly decision". "But, we are happy that India has declared its commitment to the Paris agreement", he said. "Hawaii is committed to environmental stewardship", Ige said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Xbox One X price UK: Microsoft confirm new console and game plans

It will run games in true 4K resolution - that's 8 million pixels, with HDR and wide colour gamut support - and it will also support Dolby Atmos and 4K Blu-ray playback. Ori and the Will of the Wisps: If you want to sell a console on beauty, this was the game to show. Spencer has said he's not a fan of that marketing model, and past year, both Microsoft and Sony released modified versions of ... [Full Article...]

PM Nawaz meets Afghan president on sidelines of SCO summit

The Prime Minister further said that India appreciates China's support for its accession to the SCO and wishes to strengthen cooperation with China under the SCO framework. The Declaration on the Establishment of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization was singed in China's Shanghai in June 2001 by six founding states - Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. [Full Article...]

Goodwill Gesture: India to release 11 Pakistani civil prisoners via Wagah Border

Goodwill Gesture: India to release 11 Pakistani civil prisoners via Wagah Border Reports said that Sharif had met Presidents of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and Russian Federation in Astana. In the days following the attack, India claimed to have conducted a cross-border "surgical strike" against "launch pads of terror" in Azad Jammu and Kashmir - a claim Pakistan strongly rejected. [Full Article...]

Prime Minister to try forming minority government

The Conservative Party has depended on Irish politicians before: Prime Minister John Major relied on support from the Ulster Unionist Party to shore up his tiny majority in 1992-1997. But it is also deeply anxious that splitting from the European Union will mean a return to a hard border across Ireland that could create economic and even political problems. [Full Article...]

May to form minority government after election debacle

It's a great result for anyone who wants to see more gender equality in politics, and it's happened on the 104th anniversary of the death of suffragette Emily Wilding Davison, who spent her life fighting for the right of British women to vote. [Full Article...]

Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

Questioned if he is in it for the long-term, Mr Corbyn replied: "Look at me, I've got youth on my side". May's office announced on Saturday that the DUP had agreed to support her government on the basis of a " confidence and supply " arrangement in parliament, a development that is due to be discussed in her cabinet on Monday. [Full Article...]

Police searching for man missing since London attack recover body from river

However, BBC reports that two people in Barking , East London , had raised concerns about Butt. British police hunting for a Frenchman missing since Saturday's attack said earlier that they had found a body in the River Thames. Detectives previously appealed for the public's help to locate Thomas, who had not been seen since the attack on Saturday. A panel of speakers at the East London... [Full Article...]

Lavrov: Russia makes efforts to resolve Qatar dispute

Governments across the region routinely cite terrorism as justification to clamp down on political opposition and rights activists. State-backed Qatar Airways, for example, has lost more than 50 flights a day from the blockade. Six of the organizations are already considered militant groups in Bahrain. The group, which rules the Gaza Strip, has fought three wars with Israel and is seen by some in ... [Full Article...]

Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny Capitol in Washington , D.C., on May 15. Sessions said in a letter on Saturday that he would appear before the committee to address matters that Comey brought up last week in testimony to the same panel. Comey's dramatic testimony drew invective from his former boss on Twitter , with Trump dismissing him as a leaker on Friday and a coward on Sunday. [Full Article...]

British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet

British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has been told by the prime minister that any Conservative deal with the DUP will not affect LGBTI rights. The new Parliamentary arithmetic means the Conservatives will need other parties' backing to get any new laws passed - and Graham Brady, chairman of the influential 1922 Committee of backbench Tory MPs, predicted this would change their party's poli... [Full Article...]

President did right thing in withdrawing from agreement

Well, each individual country, each individual plan is voluntary. As Dale Marshall of Environmental Defence puts it, the developed countries filled up more than their fair share of the planet's atmospheric space. It would have been a very hard and expensive goal to achieve and a portion of these costs would have been passed along to consumers. The other nations of the world are on board. [Full Article...]


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