• Qatar Airways offers refund to Malaysian passengers
Qatar Airways offers refund to Malaysian passengers

He noted in this regard that the number of airline companies that would stop their flights to Qatar would reach 20 by the end of the week, while 16 companies have suspended flights to Doha by Wednesday. "The ministry will work closely with Mavcom, especially on how Qatar Airlines would deal with Malaysians travelling with them", she said. About 80 ...

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  • United Kingdom government agrees outline deal with DUP for support
United Kingdom government agrees outline deal with DUP for support

Her hasty reappointment of some of the big guns in Cabinet should buy her some time , but Mr Johnson and Ms Rudd were strangely absent from the media in the hours after the election result became clear. Brexit , he said, would amount to a "new partnership with Europe". She confirmed this to German leader Angela Merkel in a phone call on Saturday. ...

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  • Gulf crisis rumbles on, Qatar diplomat defiant
Gulf crisis rumbles on, Qatar diplomat defiant

Saudi Arabia has blocked sea trade with Qatar , in addition to land transport against a shared border. General Muhammed Abbas told Sputnik Arabic that the reason of Qatar's "witch hunt" is the fact that Doha doesn't want fo finance U.S.

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  • Why James Comey leaked information to press
Why James Comey leaked information to press

How did the investigations begin? He outraged Democrats previous year with his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email practices, including the decision to publicly disclose the potential of new information 10 days before the election.

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  • United Kingdom police warn use of fake explosive belts is 'new tactic'
United Kingdom police warn use of fake explosive belts is 'new tactic'

The attackers, identified as Khuram Butt , Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba, were fatally shot by police. The fake belts make the bravery of the police officers and regular citizens who took on the attackers even more remarkable, the investigators said.

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  • Trump denies 'loyalty' pledge, says Comey testimony proved no collusion
Trump denies 'loyalty' pledge, says Comey testimony proved no collusion

Late Friday afternoon, the head of the committee's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Rep. Mike Conaway, and ranking Democrat, Rep. The House Intelligence Committee asked the White House to turn over any tape recordings or memos documenting Trump's dinner conversation with Comey in February at which Trump allegedly ...

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  • United Kingdom election disaster sees PM fight to stay
United Kingdom election disaster sees PM fight to stay

Some senior Tories had made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister despite the Conservatives losing their overall majority in Parliament. "I don't think Theresa May and this government have any credibility". "The success of the Labour Party winning more seats than expected...

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  • Kuwait calls for dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis
Kuwait calls for dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis

The head of the industries, business and trade organisation in the Fars province was also quoted by the Tasnim news agency as saying on Sunday the first planes carrying food to Qatar had flown from the southern city of Shiraz. Turkey also has chose to send troops to a base it maintains in Qatar in a sign of support. He said 90 tons of vegetables al...

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  • Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government
Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government

Her weakened position in the party rules out big changes, and May's office has said that the most senior Cabinet members - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their jobs, but she is expected to shuffle the lower ranks of ministers.

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  • USA soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan, according to the Pentagon
USA soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan, according to the Pentagon

The Afghan soldier was killed by return fire. The Taliban is claiming responsibility for the deaths, by using one of their members to infiltrate the Afghan Army. In March, one of the soldiers of the Afghani army was killed after he opened fire on foreign forces at a base in Helmand province , three USA soldiers were wounded.

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  • Former Detroit FBI Official Reacts to Comey Testimony
Former Detroit FBI Official Reacts to Comey Testimony

Susan Collins said Friday that President Trump made a "truly outrageous" request in asking former FBI Director James B. Comey to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . "He's a leaker", Trump said . Some senators pushed Comey about his lack of a response when Trump asked him to back off the investigatio...

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  • Top aides to Theresa May resign after British election losses
Top aides to Theresa May resign after British election losses

Theresa May's chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , resigned following the Conservative Party's disappointing results in the United Kingdom general elections . This week's election left the Conservatives several seats short of a majority in Parliament, so they are seeking a deal with the Northern Ireland-based DUP, which won 10 seats.

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  • Confusion as Downing St says no deal has been reached with DUP
Confusion as Downing St says no deal has been reached with DUP

Damian Green, a lawmaker in the pro-EU wing of the party, was promoted to first secretary of state - effectively deputy prime minister. "I think her position is, in the long term, untenable", Conservative lawmaker Anna Soubry told Sky News.

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  • 1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M
1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

This year started out tough for Alberre and his father because the father is suffering from pulmonary fibrosis lung disease. A person who has yet to be identified will likely be pocketing the tenth-largest lottery prize in USA history, after lottery officials confirmed a winning Powerball ticket worth $448 million was sold in California Saturda...

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  • Tapwrit rallies to win Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit rallies to win Belmont Stakes

His brother, Irad, won the race previous year with Creator. It was a home win for Pletcher, who is based at Belmont Park in NY, and with his third victor of the race he became the first trainer to claim the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes with two different horses since D Wayne Lukas in 1996.

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  • Coetzee praises 'brotherhood' among rejuvenated Boks
Coetzee praises 'brotherhood' among rejuvenated Boks

With the nightmare of 2016's four wins from 12 matches not forgotten by South African fans, Coetzee appealed for 2016 to be banished to history, but knowing one defeat could set the cat among the pigeons. Coetzee had been criticised for selecting the Lions players, but all seven came through for him. Halfback pairing Cronjé and Elton Jantjies con...

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  • No pressure from Trump administration on Russian Federation probe — Intelligence chiefs
No pressure from Trump administration on Russian Federation probe — Intelligence chiefs

At a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee , Virginia Democrat Mark Warner asked Coats and Rogers about media reports that Trump has pressured them to downplay the Russian Federation investigation. Comey repeatedly refused to say in the Senate hearing Thursday whether he thought Trump had obstructed justice. "I know that there a...

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  • Iran has sent five planes of food to Qatar: airline
Iran has sent five planes of food to Qatar: airline

Sheikh Sabah aims resolving a diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations. He told reporters on Thursday that Qatar had never experienced this type of hostility, even from an enemy country. The feud has raised fears of wider instability in an already volatile region that is a crucial global energy supplier and home to several Weste...

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  • We are not ready to surrender: Qatar Foreign Minister
We are not ready to surrender: Qatar Foreign Minister

The quarrel is the latest chapter in the battle of wills between political Islamists and traditional Arab autocrats which has buffeted Muslim societies for decades. He said Qatar as an independent nation also had the right to support groups like the Muslim Brotherhood, despite its neighbors outlawing the Sunni Islamist group.

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  • 'Dead woman walking': UK's Theresa May clings to power
'Dead woman walking': UK's Theresa May clings to power

But Mr Johnson has denied any plot to take over Ms May's position as prime minister, labelling any such rumours as "tripe". But Johnson reacted to media speculation on Twitter by dismissing any rebellion: "I am backing Theresa May . After the PM sent her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast to negotiate a deal to keep the Conservatives in powe...

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  • United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party
United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

Gavin Barwell, the Conservative lawmaker who lost his seat on Thursday and has experience working as a party enforcer in the parliament, was named the new chief of staff. As the Conservative Party loses its overall majority in the general election , the outcome has prompted many questions to be asked about the vote itself and what happens next.

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  • Theresa May's best hope, DUP opposes abortion, same-sex marriage
Theresa May's best hope, DUP opposes abortion, same-sex marriage

DUP's specific regional concerns, its sometimes-strident social conservatism and its bitter rivalry with the republican Sinn Feinn party are bound rather to complicate matters for May. "When they looked at her manifesto, they saw 'if I'm a pensioner I've lost my winter fuel payments, if I'm in my fifties, I'm losing my inheritance.

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  • London attack: Who were the attackers?
London attack: Who were the attackers?

UK Police sources have confirmed the third Islamist militant who carried out an attack in London that killed seven people was a Moroccan-Italian called Youssef Zaghba . They are particularly keen to hear about places they may have frequented and their movements in the days and hours before the attacks. "This is a passing time for us".

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  • Macron's Republic on the Move leading in French parliamentary vote
Macron's Republic on the Move leading in French parliamentary vote

If polls are to be believed, it will be a lot. Macron has enjoyed a smooth start in the five weeks since he beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen to become France's youngest-ever president, naming a cabinet that crosses left-right lines and making a big impression at worldwide summits.

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  • Thousands may have been killed in Philippines: ICRC
Thousands may have been killed in Philippines: ICRC

The Maute have pledged allegiance to ISIS which seeks to establish a caliphate in the Philippines , although the ISIS has yet to officially acknowledge them. "I'm telling you now, you can kill all those you're holding now, but I won't talk to you", Duterte said in a speech before peace talks advocates at an air base in the central city of Lapu-Lap...

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  • In a credibility contest with Trump, James Comey is the obvious victor
In a credibility contest with Trump, James Comey is the obvious victor

In the most eagerly anticipated US congressional hearing in years, Comey told lawmakers the Trump administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the president dismissed him on May 9. So far there is no evidence that tapes of Comey and Trump's conversations actually exist outside of the White House, creatin...

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  • Ilford arrest in London Bridge attack investigation
Ilford arrest in London Bridge attack investigation

A new search was underway Tuesday in a neighborhood near the home of two of the London Bridge attackers, hours after police said they had freed everyone detained in the wake of the rampage that left seven dead and dozens wounded. Ilford has seen intense police activity since the atrocity, with numerous suspects arrested at various locations aroun...

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  • British PM Theresa May's top aides resign following disastrous election results
British PM Theresa May's top aides resign following disastrous election results

Owen Paterson, a senior Conservative lawmaker, said "let's see how it pans out", when asked about May's future. May had called the vote three years early in the hope that a sweeping win would strengthen her hand in the challenging Brexit talks, which are due to start in nine days' time.

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  • Anti-DUP protesters gather in London to pressure Conservative leader Theresa May
Anti-DUP protesters gather in London to pressure Conservative leader Theresa May

The DUP has fought to maintain tight restrictions on abortion and opposes gay marriage. Beleaguered May is appointing new members of her government after several. The humiliating result has heaped pressure on May to resign, but she says she will stay and lead Britain during exit talks with the European Union.

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  • London Bridge terror attack could have been much worse
London Bridge terror attack could have been much worse

The non-metallic nature of the knives suggests the killers may have been concerned about metal detectors. "There is a possibility that they could have come back", Haydon said. "It's a place where the vast majority of time it's incredibly integrated and that diversity gives us strength". There were blow torches for lighting these "Molotov cocktails"...

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  • Calls for Trump state visit to be cancelled after London attack tweets
Calls for Trump state visit to be cancelled after London attack tweets

Trump criticized Khan on Twitter Monday for his handling of the attack, calling his efforts to calm the public a " pathetic excuse". Khan said the United Kingdom should retract the state visit, scheduled for October, during which Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth II.

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  • Brexit talks can not be delayed, Jean-Claude Juncker tells Theresa May
Brexit talks can not be delayed, Jean-Claude Juncker tells Theresa May

On the one hand, a weakened Conservative prime minister might not have the power to resist calls from some within the party who want that clean break, even if that means losing privileged access to the European Union single market. "The irony of this is that Theresa May is calling this a certainty government and talking about how it's deliver...

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  • Iran has sent five planes of food to Qatar
Iran has sent five planes of food to Qatar

Almost a week after Saudi Arabia and several of its allies severed ties with Qatar in an unprecedented Gulf diplomatic crisis, there were no signs of the bitter dispute being resolved. An Iranian diplomat in Doha said three cargo planes from Iran were landing in Qatar each day, bringing mostly fruit and vegetables. The Turkish president Rece...

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  • Bahrain says it will jail Qatar supporters for up to five years
Bahrain says it will jail Qatar supporters for up to five years

Qatar has been in talks with Iran and Turkey to secure food and water supplies after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut links, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism . Meanwhile, Turkey's parliament approved sending troops to an existing Turkish base in Qatar as a sign of support. Still, the Pentagon has been ...

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  • May Still in Search of Deal to Form a Government
May Still in Search of Deal to Form a Government

Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) agreed in principle to a " confidence and supply " deal with the Conservative Party , a Downing Street statement said Saturday. They were replaced by Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister who lost his seat in the election. One is for us to get on, in what I think is the responsible way, and try...

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