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German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit

If she seeks influence over another (and nationalist) devolved administration on the issue, it is reasonable to assume she will seek influence in a Government her party is effectively propping up. The Liberal Democrat northern isles MP asked: "If the government cannot even secure a deal with the DUP, how on earth can they get a deal with the European Union? ". [Full Article...]

Trump slams Ossoff, praises Handel in tweets

Through the campaign, Ossoff was hesitant to even say Trump's name. And where Clinton graciously expressed her appreciation for a society in which young women could make their own political choices, even if that meant supporting Sanders, Handel and her surrogates also seem pretty determined to convince voters to support the more "experienced" candidate, whom Handel identifies as. [Full Article...]

US shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

Russian Federation on Monday said that it was closing the communication line after a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet downed a Syrian government SU-22 fighter-bomber on Sunday. Tensions escalated on Sunday as the U.S. military brought down a Syrian military jet near Raqqa for bombing near US-allied forces on the ground, the first time Washington had carried out such an action in the multi-pronged civi... [Full Article...]

A look at Syria's conflict, as mutual enemies close in on IS

The drone, a Shaheed-129, was hit by an F-15E Strike Eagle after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces", the USA military said in a statement . Three days ago, an US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian Su-22 aircraft, marking a deadly escalation of the conflict. Relations between Paris and Moscow were increasingly strained under former President Francois Hol... [Full Article...]

Video footage helps identify London mosque attacker

Video footage helps identify London mosque attacker The UK Muslim Council tweeted "we have been informed that a van has run over worshippers as they left Finsbury Park Mosque ". Apart from 11 people injured , police were still looking into a possible link between the incident and one death at the scene. [Full Article...]

Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over

Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over After following Tuesday's incident, the USA military has destroyed the pro-Syrian forces fifth time in the southern Syria since late May. The drone, downed near a combat outpost in the town of At-Tanf, was the second one shot down by USA forces in 12 days; the downing comes as Pentagon officials are working to defuse heightened tensions in southeastern Syria. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia and allies release Qatar 'terror list'

Saudi Arabia and allies release Qatar 'terror list' U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Middle Eastern leaders complained about Qatar when he demanded an end to support for radical ideology that encourages terrorism. "I want to call on all other nations to immediately stop supporting terrorism". Trump said Saudi Arabia and other nations had talked to him about confronting Qatar in the wake of his recent visit to Riyadh. [Full Article...]

Narayanan to Kovind, a tale of two dalit presidents

However, the opposition , now a depleted force sans BSP's Mayawathi and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar , hesitated to question Kovind's credentials and made a decision to meet on 22 June to chalk out a strategy. The Congress refused to comment on Kovind but criticised the lack of efforts on the BJP's part to build consensus on its presidential candidate. The decision, however, was welcomed ... [Full Article...]

ISIS Massacring Civilians Fleeing Battle for Iraq's Mosul, UN Says

ISIS Massacring Civilians Fleeing Battle for Iraq's Mosul, UN Says Large numbers of civilians are being killed and injured in western Mosul because Iraqi and US -backed coalition forces are relying on the use of heavy weapons as they struggle to push Islamic State group militants from the city, human rights organizations warned . [Full Article...]

US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

Spicer said the U.S. is continuing to work with China to apply pressure on North Korea and said the USA has seen "positive movement" with China. The death comes as the USA is grappling for a coherent policy toward North Korea , amid differences with South Korea over the issue. [Full Article...]

Adidas, NHL unveil Wild new look

This new deal with Adidas will span seven years. The new home jersey for the Vancouver Canucks is still a sleek blue. "I like the warning symbols on it". The team's uniform features steel gray, black, gold and red with the knight's helmet logo - with clever negative space V - as the crest and the star and crossed swords secondary logo on the shoulders. [Full Article...]

Saudi King Deposes Crown Prince Nayef, Appoints his Own Son

King Salman has called for a public pledging of loyalty to Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday evening in Mecca. The newly announced Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman already oversees a vast portfolio as defense minister and head of an economic council tasked with overhauling the country's economy. [Full Article...]

"Probably not that many tourists" to stop from visiting North Korea

Spicer said the USA is continuing to work with China to apply pressure on North Korea and said the U.S. has seen "positive movement" with China. Former U.S. Three Americans remain held in North Korea . 13 June 2017 - He is released from North Korea and medically evacuated to the US. George Hunziker said his brother was young like Warmbier and did not realize the seriousness of his ac... [Full Article...]

Gonski 2.0: Government secures Senate crossbench backing for schools legislation

Gonski 2.0: Government secures Senate crossbench backing for schools legislation The Greens said they would not allow any sector-specific carve out for the Catholics or anyone else. The amendments include an extra $5bn to schools on top of the $18.6bn pledged by the Federal Government, reducing the roll-out from 10 years to six and a $50m package to help Catholic schools transition to the new model. [Full Article...]

Trump has 'good discussions' with Ukraine president

Trump has 'good discussions' with Ukraine president Trump's meeting with Poroshenko was officially called a "drop-by" visit after the Ukrainian leader's separate session with Vice President Mike Pence . Poroshenko believes Trump can help bring peace to the Russia-Ukraine conflict without violence, much like Reagan was able to peacefully bring an end to the Cold War. [Full Article...]

Russian jet conducts 'unsafe' intercept of United States plane

Since then, Russian planes have been encroaching on US airspace regularly, and it seems like they're having a good time flexing their muscles. The Russian Su-27 also intercepted the US #Air Force B-52 bomber and the long-range B-1 bomber. The report came just days after Russian Federation threatened to target US-allied aircraft after American forces shot down a Syrian plane on Sunday. [Full Article...]

PORTUGAL Forest fire kills at least 62; more bodies sought

PORTUGAL Forest fire kills at least 62; more bodies sought Jorge Gomes , the secretary of state for internal administration in Portugal , told reporters that of the 60-plus deaths, roughly half of the casualties were a result of people being trapped within a wall of flames, burned alive in their own cars. [Full Article...]

Iraqi premier on anti-terror outreach to Saudi Arabia, Iran

Boeing is in the midst of contract negotiations with Qatar after signing a letter of authorisation last week, a potential contract that could stretch F-15 production for Qatar out to 2022, Boeing's executive vice-president said this week. [Full Article...]

Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning

Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning With myriad competing forces quickly converging in Syria , and new powers delegated to Trump's commanders, the risk of additional confrontation is real. The prime minister made his remarks during a visit to the Ziv Medical Center in Safed, where more than 2,000 Syrians wounded in the civil war have received treatment. [Full Article...]

Rebels among UK's ruling Conservatives to scupper 'no-deal' Brexit

The Labour Party hopes to benefit from a rise in the youth vote, leader Andrew Little says. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his close ally was back in the shadow cabinet after suffering "a great deal". The pro-European, who has strongly criticised his party's Brexit policies, also warned Conservatives that Labour poses a real threat. Throughout the campaign we had hundreds of activists goin... [Full Article...]


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