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Trump urges Qatar to resolve diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia

Qatar has repeatedly denied those charges. Turkey and Qatar have developed close ties over the years and reached an agreement in 2014 for the construction of a Turkish base there. Erdogan also sai...

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Comey's opening statement released ahead of testimony

Comey's opening statement released ahead of testimony

The Committee was also set to ask Comey about what Trump personally told him in the months leading up to his firing. Sen. Despite landing himself in other political controversies, including ...

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Tehran attackers were Iranians, committed terror attacks in Raqqa, Mosul

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Iranian Parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people in a twin assault. Police said five peo...

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Kabul blast: 11 USA citizens injured, death toll rises to 90

Scores of people waited Thursday in hospitals to learn the status of family members and friends wounded in Wednesday's attack. The attack underscores spiralling insecurity in Afghanistan, where a mi...

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'Willing to talk' to end crisis: FM

QATAR is talking to Iran and Turkey about securing food and water supplies to stave off possible shortages two days after its biggest suppliers, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, cut t...

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Trump suggests Iran shares some blame for terror attacks

Trump suggests Iran shares some blame for terror attacks

The attacks drew condemnation from Iran's allies — and also from the United States. The attack Wednesday as lawmakers held a session in parliament and at the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ...

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Macron criticizes Russian media for

Macron criticizes Russian media for "attempted meddling" in French election

France's newly elected president, Emmanuel Macron , came out of his first meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation on Monday with a message of stark challenge, on issues includ...

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'Gulf crisis not to affect Qatar's LNG and oil exports'

US officials told CNN they believe Russian Federation was trying to "cause rifts among the USA and its allies". Qatar is an important U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf, and serves as headquarters of t...

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Jeers for May but polls show her still ahead

The main problem for pollsters has been factoring in whether people who state a preference will actually end up voting. The exit polls from the United Kingdom media will give a strong indication...

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Police announce new arrest linked to London Bridge attack

Police announce new arrest linked to London Bridge attack

They identified a second attacker who had not aroused suspicion prior to Saturday's rampage that killed seven people. They were shot dead in a hail of police gunfire. Seated cross-legged on cushio...

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Senegal recalls Qatar ambassador, backs Saudi in Gulf row

Meanwhile, Kuwait is taking the lead mediating a way out of the diplomatic crisis. This, the sources reportedly said, was possibly done to create a rift between the USA and its Gulf allies. He a...

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Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah "expressed his wish" that Qatari ruler "work on easing tensions and refrain from taking any decision that might cause escalation", the Kuwait state news agenc...

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Law Professor: Trump Comments Were Not Criminal

Law Professor: Trump Comments Were Not Criminal

But senators are still anxious to hear directly from Comey and to question him about details of his conversations with Trump and why he kept those details quiet for months. But on Thursday, the now ...

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Venezuelan opposition criticizes Goldman Sachs' $2.8B bond buy

In Washington , the Organization of American States so far has received two draft resolutions for discussion Wednesday. The country's well for repaying debt is drying up. "The intermediaries are ...

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Trump Signs Waiver Delaying Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Trump signed a waiver on Thursday to keep the embassy in place in Tel Aviv for at least another six months "in order to protect the national security interests of the United States ". And Trump wo...

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Petrol bomb thrown at BJP office; hartal in T'puram tomorrow

Petrol bomb thrown at BJP office; hartal in T'puram tomorrow

The assailants had entered the AKG Centre in the garb of journalists, and suddenly raised slogans against CPI (M) and Yechury as the latter was entering the hall. A hartal in CPM Olavanna panchayat is...

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WRAPUP 4-UAE turns screw on Qatar, threatens sympathisers with jail

The countries also said they would eject Qatar's diplomats. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan immediately held talks via telephone with regional leaders on lowering the tensions, according to ...

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Sturgeon's character is on the ballot paper in Scotland today

The SNP owed much of its success in the 2015 general election to Labour-Yes voters switching to the Nationalists in the wake of the independence referendum , boosting the SNP's vote share to 50 per...

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Trump, Christie center stage in race they're not part of

The two primary victors will face off in the general election in November to succeed Christie, a once-rising Republican star whose popularity has plunged in recent years. Guadagno's close ties to Chri...

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Death toll rises to eight in London Bridge attack

Police said three men drove a van into a crowd of pedestrians on the bridge before leaving the vehicle to enter Borough Market , where they stabbed multiple people. Others posted messages of defiance...

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US condemns attacks in Iran; Senate moves ahead on sanctions

US condemns attacks in Iran; Senate moves ahead on sanctions

Qatar has forged regional alliances independently of its fellow Gulf Cooperation Council states, drawing accusation by Saudi Arabia and its allies of serving Iranian interests. CNN reported la...

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Kellyanne Conway's Husband Rips Into Trump's Travel Ban On Twitter

Nauert echoed that message Tuesday, saying Qatar has made "great progress" in cutting terrorism financing, but warned, "They still have work to do". "If it finds one, puts it in a official presidentia...

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Trump Nominates Christopher Wray as New FBI Chief

A day before former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee , President Donald Trump , who fired Comey in May, nominated his successor. Wray ...

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Italy 'failed to warn United Kingdom security services of Youssef Zaghba's terror threat'

Reports said Zaghba, who was born in Fez in 1995, attempted to fly to Turkey and travel onwards to Syria previous year but was stopped at Bologna airport. May said she wants to take a tougher line w...

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Israeli fire kills Palestinian near Gaza border: hospital, residents

Top Hamas commander Saleh al-Arouri is believed to be in Malaysia, after being expelled from Qatar, amid the kingdom's fallout with Saudi Arabia and four other Arab states, according to reports fr...

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Korea test-fires multiple ground-to-ship missiles: Seoul

THAAD's deployment has been highly controversial - it's meant to protect the country from North Korean missiles, but some South Koreans are anxious it will provoke China . President Moon ordered an ...

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Saudi foreign minister says Gulf states alone can solve Qatar row

The crisis has implications for the U.S.; Qatar hosts almost 11,000 American military personnel at an air base. US officials have already alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential elect...

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Kremlin denies new claims that Russian Federation hacked USA election commission

Kremlin denies new claims that Russian Federation hacked USA election commission

The NSA report also doesn't say whether the cyberattack had an overall impact on the 2016 presidential vote, which saw Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton in several closely contested states. "We defi...

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Philippine military says it regained most of Marawi from militants

President Duterte declared martial law in the south through mid-July, but lawmakers on Tuesday asked for a public session of Congress to determine whether it is still necessary. The Maute group's ab...

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Myanmar Military Plane Missing: Debris Of Transport Aircraft Found In Andaman Sea

Myanmar Military Plane Missing: Debris Of Transport Aircraft Found In Andaman Sea

The army officials said that they lost communication with the flight Wednesday, shortly after the flight was half an hour into the regular short trip while flying at 5,485 meters over the Andaman Sea,...

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Third suspect identified in London attack

The police say Butt was one of the three men, who rammed a van into pedestrians on the London Bridge before launching a stabbing spree in bars and restaurants at nearby Borough Market on Saturday ...

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Qatari ambassador: 'Stories about Qatar financing terrorism are

The worst crisis in decades among the Gulf's Arab monarchies intensified on Wednesday, with a Saudi-led alliance imposing more punitive sanctions against Qatar and a senior UAE official playing do...

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Suspected bomb kills 7 outside historic mosque in Herat

Suspected bomb kills 7 outside historic mosque in Herat

It hit outside a diplomat's home not far from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters and the U.S. Embassy, but no casualties were reported . He said Afghanistan's neighbors, such as Iran...

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Things to know ahead of James Comey's Thursday morning testimony

The FBI has been investigating Flynn as it looks into allegations of links between Russia and the Trump campaign.Comey's statement, posted on the Senate Intelligence Committee's website, said Trum...

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London attack: Pakistan-origin man among three attackers

London attack: Pakistan-origin man among three attackers

The latest opinion poll, by Survation for ITV, showed the Conservatives' lead narrowing to just one point from six points in the same poll a week earlier. British authorities on Monday identified two ...

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