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After Navalny arrest, over 200 detained in Russian anti-corruption protests: NGO

After Navalny arrest, over 200 detained in Russian anti-corruption protests: NGO MOSCOW | Some arrests occurred Monday as thousands of anti-government activists challenging President Vladimir Putin's rule were protesting across Russian Federation, with police arresting main opposition leader Alexei Navalny outside his Moscow home before he could reach the main demonstration and scores of others. [Full Article...]

Britain's May to form new government with Northern Irish party

The outcome was a significant political embarrassment for May, who called for an early election in April based on polls that showed the Conservatives would increase their majority and give her more clout in hard talks with the European Union on terms for exiting the political and economic alliance. [Full Article...]

Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

In the D.C. area, both the District and Maryland will cite ways they have been adversely affected by the opening of the Trump International Hotel past year near the White House . President Donald Trump waves as he walks with first lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron Trump , from Marine One across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington , Sunday, June 11, 2017, as they re... [Full Article...]

World Day against Child Labour 2017 observed

World Day against Child Labour 2017 observed The theme of this year's World Day Against Child Labour is titled as " In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour ". WDACL is celebrated every year in the month of June. Do you something awesome to share with the world? "He further called upon all to work together to prevent and end child labour in the society". There is still a long way to go to eliminate exploitive child ... [Full Article...]

Tick-tock: European Union says time pressing hard to start Brexit talks

Meanwhile, European Council President Donald Tusk warned of the risk that Britain might end up with no deal on its withdrawal arrangements or future trade because it does not open negotiations in time. Barnier had previously set a timetable of talks starting in the week beginning June 19, with agreement on initial issues by autumn of this year and a provisional Brexit deal in October 2018. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text - ITV

She said they had had "very good discussions" in Belfast on Saturday with Conservative chief whip Gavin Williamson, but declined to be drawn on the details. "As we do, we will continue to work with our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party in particular", she said outside her residence in Downing Street". [Full Article...]

Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco The party's entrenched opposition to equal marriage has prevented the LGBT population in Northern Ireland from benefitting for the same rights as LGBT people in the rest of the United Kingdom and this is unacceptable. "I think its quite possible there'll be an election later this year or early next year, and that might be a good thing, because we can not go on with a period of great instability", ... [Full Article...]

Pound drops on uncertain United Kingdom election outcome

Pound drops on uncertain United Kingdom election outcome But in one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, a resurgent Labour Party denied her an outright win, throwing the country into political turmoil as no clear victor emerged. "The British need to negotiate their exit but with a weak negotiating partner, there is a danger that the talks are bad for both parties", he told German radio. [Full Article...]

Britain's May reaches power deal in battle to cling on

And the party that everyone is talking about now is the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) who Theresa May says will work with the Conservatives to help form a government for the UK. Chancellor Philip Hammond is said to be positioning himself as the grandfather of a softer Brexit . "It is very, very important that we are careful about the existing trade we do with Europe, about access to t... [Full Article...]

Scottish Conservatives want emphasis off immigration and on economy

Scottish Conservatives want emphasis off immigration and on economy And that's exactly what the cabinet feel was: "that we will go forward together", Davidson said, after the meeting ended. Following the election junior Scotland Office minister Lord Dunlop resigned following the elction of multiple Scottish Conservative MPs. [Full Article...]

Backed Syrian fighters seize parts of IS 'capital' Raqqa

Backed Syrian fighters seize parts of IS 'capital' Raqqa After its capture by the extremist group in 2014, the city of Raqqa emerged as a key hub for ISIL's operations in Syria, neighbouring Iraq, and beyond. The Britain-based group reported 23 civilians killed in the overnight strikes, including 15 who were in an internet cafe in the western suburb of Jazra, just outside the city. [Full Article...]

European Union chief calls on May to press ahead with Brexit talks

I hope the result of the election will have no major impact on the negotiations we are desperately waiting for. Britain's Press Association says May, who was greeted with around 25 seconds of table banging and a brief cheer, told lawmakers at the closed-door meeting that she planned to sort out the problems facing her party. [Full Article...]

UK prime minister insists she is staying put

Gove, who was expected to back Boris in his bid to become prime minister, declared that he would also seek to become Tory leader after publicly claiming that Bojo "cannot provide the leadership or build the team for the task ahead". May says it's "a Cabinet that reflects the wealth of talent and experience across the Conservative Party " and "a government that is going to be governing for everyon... [Full Article...]

Britain's PM May to face party lawmakers after election disaster

Britain's PM May to face party lawmakers after election disaster Ms Soubry, who campaigned for Britain to stay in the EU ahead of last year's referendum, said in light of the election result, Ms May did not have a majority in parliament for taking Britain out of the European single market. The Conservatives' ability to adhere to such a commitment if they are wedded to a parliamentary alliance with the DUP has been questioned. Conservative lawmaker Nicky Mor... [Full Article...]

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends fast

Punia also highlighted how there has been no change in the problem faced by the farmers and proceeded to question Chouhan's intention to observe the fast. On the same day (on June 4), a police assistant sub inspector sustained severe injuries in his one eye during the stone pelting at Ratlam. He told Mirror , "The Chief Minister's emotional outreach and announcement of remunerative prices for far... [Full Article...]

Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks - ministry

Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks - ministry That second sentence, suggesting Iran bears responsibility for an attack against its civilians, was not well-received, NPR's Peter Kenyon reports. An official said previously that those who attacked the parliament complex had been dressed as women. [Full Article...]

Young Lions win England's first world title in 51 years

Both of them played at West Ham. "I am just waiting for them to tell me when I am back in pre-season". It may not erase 51 years of hurt, but England have a new golden generation. But looking at the Korean U-20 national football team, more than half the players were college athletes. The likes of Marcus Rashford, Ross Barkley and Raheem Sterling have all went through this process to a certain ... [Full Article...]

United Nations extends North Korea sanctions in 'clear message' to Pyongyang

Although President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate change agreement has "heavy consequences", Goulard said that there was "no reason to have doubts" over its regional leadership role. The analyst highlights the timing of Pyongyang's latest missile tests, saying those launches coincided with the joint military drills between the United States and South Korea. [Full Article...]

Patty Jenkins Still Not Signed On For Wonder Woman Sequel

Her domestic cume now stands at $115M. "I mean, " Wonder Woman ", #1 movie in the whole world", she marvels. As with any movie, Wonder Woman has more than a few plot holes or elements that aren't fully explained - and we want answers. [Full Article...]

N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories

N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories The timing is challenging, with Britain due to start negotiating the terms of its exit from the European Union with the bloc's 27 other members on June 19. Britain's typically right-wing press savaged May over the election outcome, questioning whether she will be able to remain in power after a result that leaves her reliant on uniting rival factions within her party to deliver Brexit. [Full Article...]


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