• Rahul Gandhi detained in Mandsaur
Rahul Gandhi detained in Mandsaur

The Neemuch-Mhow Highway has been barricaded by police which has stepped up security in the state and the areas bordering Rajasthan from where the Congress vice president is set to enter Madhya Pradesh . Meanwhile, contingents of Rapid Action Force (RAF) were deployed in Mandsaur district where the situation remained tense. The violence-hit ...

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"Americans actively interfere with electoral campaigns of other countries" - Putin

Putin told NBC interviewer Megyn Kelly that the dinner where the two met was routine. "Well, this is just another load of nonsense", Putin said on NBC News' "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly ", when asked whether he had any damaging information on the Republican president.

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  • French leader Macron urges Gulf heads to defuse crisis
French leader Macron urges Gulf heads to defuse crisis

Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and several other states earlier this week moved to sever diplomatic ties with Doha over its alleged support for extremist groups. Qatari investigators have said that a cyber attack which saw the publication of explosive fake news last month that helped trigger a crisis with Gulf neighbours was prepared in Apri...

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  • Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing
Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing

The hearing was often contentious, particularly when Democratic senators questioned the intelligence officials. Rogers and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats refused to answer multiple questions Wednesday from senators on the intelligence committee about conversations with Trump regarding the ongoing Russian investigation.

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  • Hezbollah threatens to strike US in Syria over 'red lines'
Hezbollah threatens to strike US in Syria over 'red lines'

US -backed fighters gained ground against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ( ISIL ) in the streets of Raqqa on June 7, a day after their months-long offensive finally broke into the jihadists' Syrian bastion. The city was one of the first seized by the extremists in 2014 and is said to hold some of the most prominent leaders of the ...

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  • Trump's Tweets on Qatar-Gulf Nations Split Raise Questions
Trump's Tweets on Qatar-Gulf Nations Split Raise Questions

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello said the ban took effect Tuesday, but there is no plan yet to repatriate the more than 200,000 Filipino workers in Qatar. For Trump, the rift has emerged as a key test of his goal to unite the region around destroying IS and other extremist groups, and containing Iranian influence.

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  • Qatar releases initial report into alleged hack
Qatar releases initial report into alleged hack

Countries including Saudi Arabia also banned Qatari planes from their airspace and Riyadh on Tuesday revoked Qatar Airways' operating licence in the kingdom. The Turkish parliament was also set to bring forward approval of a draft accord between the two countries on military training cooperation, the officials said.

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  • Modi seeks to repair Russia ties on Europe tour
Modi seeks to repair Russia ties on Europe tour

The agreements were signed after Prime Minister Modi held wide-ranging talks with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy at the Moncloa Palace in the Spanish capital. "Prime Minister then interacted with 14 CEO's of Spain, who are captains of globally leading Spanish companies in very diverse areas; they are from aviation like Airbus , to IT tunne...

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  • Trump suggests Iran bears some blame for attacks
Trump suggests Iran bears some blame for attacks

Jihadi groups have also clashed with Iranian forces along the borders with Iraq and Afghanistan, but never in urban centres. Iran's powerful Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have already accused Saudi Arabia and the U.S. Middle East analyst Dina Esfandiary says one possible effect will be increased calls by hardliners for tougher action...

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  • Intel chiefs grilled in Senate one day before Comey testifies
Intel chiefs grilled in Senate one day before Comey testifies

Valentines Day in the Oval Office: Don't leave me alone with Trump! "I hope you can let this go", Trump said, according to Comey's testimony . Comey will appear before the Senate intelligence committee at 10 a.m. Comey told Trump he was not under investigation during a briefing with the then-president-elect on January 6 at Trump Tower. "I h...

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  • President Trump Says Isolating Qatar Could End Terrorism. He's Wrong
President Trump Says Isolating Qatar Could End Terrorism. He's Wrong

Saudi Arabia , the powerhouse among those cutting ties to Qatar, said it did so due to the country's "embrace of various terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at destabilizing the region", including the Muslim Brotherhood , al-Qaida, the Islamic State group and militants supported by Iran in the kingdom's restive Eastern Province.

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  • Brits say terror, European Union exit are keys to election today
Brits say terror, European Union exit are keys to election today

Before the election , the Prime Minister laid out plans for a so-called "hard Brexit " which would see Britain leave the European single market and sever nearly all ties with the EU. "Get those negotiations wrong and the consequences will be dire". "Despite the Conservative Party's pledge to deliver one million new homes by 2020 (or 1.5 mil...

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  • North Korea fires several land-to-ship missiles
North Korea fires several land-to-ship missiles

North Korea fired several suspected short-range anti-ship missiles in a continuation of defiant launches as it seeks to build a nuclear missile capable of reaching the continental United States. China - the South's biggest trading partner - has in recent months taken a series of measures against South Korean businesses seen as economic retaliation...

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  • Trump eases Qatar critique, offers to mediate Gulf spat
Trump eases Qatar critique, offers to mediate Gulf spat

A State Department official says the USA believes it is most effective for countries in the region to resolve the conflict among themselves. Turkey brought forward troop deployment to Qatar on Wednesday and pledged to provide crucial food and water supplies to the Gulf Arab country facing a worsening rift with its powerful Middle Eastern neig...

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  • Rahul detained by police on his way to Mandsaur
Rahul detained by police on his way to Mandsaur

While talking with the mediapersons, he stated that the police have not given any reason for his arrest and the same was done in Uttar Pradesh as well. The minister had earlier told news channel NDTV that the police did not fire at the agitating farmers in Mandsaur and had said that some anti-social element could be behind the move.

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  • On eve of election, May putting focus back on Brexit
On eve of election, May putting focus back on Brexit

The polls were conducted after a deadly attack by Islamist militants in London on Saturday. None of the polls have predicted this outcome, so it is seen as highly unlikely. After a nurse told the prime minister about the struggles of going eight years without a raise on BBC's "Question Time ", May didn't bother to empathize and instead shot ...

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  • No offensive weapons in Lankan waters : Foreign Minister Karunanayake
No offensive weapons in Lankan waters : Foreign Minister Karunanayake

Modi conveyed condolences on the loss of lives and destruction caused by the recent floods and landslides in Sri Lanka and reaffirmed India's readiness to continue assisting Sri Lanka in this regard. "The project has been opened up for bidding", Sri Lankan foreign minister Ravi Karunanayake who is on his maiden trip overseas in his current role t...

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  • Exxon Mobil Not Worried About Impact of Middle East Tensions on LNG
Exxon Mobil Not Worried About Impact of Middle East Tensions on LNG

That supposedstory released via a Qatari site is being blamed as a catalyst behind the regional tensions, which have been long-simmering but recently spiked in the wake of Mr. This puts Qatar in a very tricky spot, since much of its food comes overland from Saudi Arabia , and its airlines have been forced to fly around through Iran.

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  • London attackers were chef, clerk and 'suspicious' Italian
London attackers were chef, clerk and 'suspicious' Italian

A 22-year-old Italian national of Moroccan descent was living in east London and reportedly worked in a restaurant in the capital. TRT World's Francis Collings reports from London . The second attacker was identified as Rachid Redouane , 30. The father of two young children was a keen gym-goer and weightlifter, neighbours said.

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  • Putin Denies Ever Meeting With Trump
Putin Denies Ever Meeting With Trump

The former Fox News anchor recently joined NBC . Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday rejected allegations that his country influenced last year's USA presidential election, saying such an act "wouldn't make sense" and that he hadn't seen "any direct proof of Russian interference" that would have aided the election of Donald Trump .

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  • James Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee
James Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Blunt honed in on comments last month by Comey's temporary replacement, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe , that the White House hadn't pressured him to pull back the FBI's Russian investigation. Is Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, under investigation? Comey briefed Trump one-on-one at Trump Towers on Jan 6 "to minimise poten...

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  • United Kingdom election: the final polls
United Kingdom election: the final polls

Britons have until 2100 GMT to vote, and there will be an exit poll as soon as voting ends. But the Conservatives, who had been in a coalition government with the smaller Liberal Democrat Party, secured a majority in the 650-seat House of Commons.

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  • Lieberman: Trump never demanded loyalty during talks for Federal Bureau of Investigation job
Lieberman: Trump never demanded loyalty during talks for Federal Bureau of Investigation job

The president made the announcement early Wednesday morning via Twitter. At first the then-Director recalled , "I didn't move, speak, or change my facial expression in any way during the awkward silence that followed". Utah Senator Mike Lee (R) thinks his colleagues on the Senate Intelligence Committee will ask former FBI Director James Comey...

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  • Two times Comey's testimony directly contradicts White House statements
Two times Comey's testimony directly contradicts White House statements

But going beyond those previous accounts , the testimony, describing nine one-on-one conversations between Comey and Trump paints a picture of a president intensely focused on having the FBI publicly say that he, personally, was not under investigation.

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  • Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk
Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk

Government Agency") and unlawfully retained it". The 25-year-old's parents say they haven't talked with her much, but they know if she did released classified materials, she's ready to pay the price. The Intercept said it agreed to withhold material that clearly wasn't in the public interest. Davis said she received a commendation for aiding...

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  • Beware! Sympathy with Qatar in UAE can land you in jail
Beware! Sympathy with Qatar in UAE can land you in jail

Blockaded by its neighbors by land and sea, Qatar is eager for Trump's help. "Whatever has been thrown as an accusation is all based on misinformation and we think that the entire crisis is being based on misinformation", he told CNN. The Qatari riyal fell to an 11-year low against the US dollar in the spot market. U.S. intelligence has always ...

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  • Comey Opening Statement Released
Comey Opening Statement Released

Now he is not. The statement in itself did not reveal anything that may decisively affect the President; it confirms what multiple media reports have said about Mr Comey's uneasy relationship with Mr Trump . Bruce Green, a professor at Fordham University School of Law, said it would be hard to show Trump meant to impede the Flynn investi...

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  • IS claims Iran parliament attack
IS claims Iran parliament attack

They said Iranian forces killed six of the attackers. Authorities also claim to have foiled a third attack. Proxies attack what their masters despise most: "the seat of democracy". What kind of presence does IS have in Iran? Some analysts fear Wednesday's terror attack in Tehran could prompt a harsh response by Iran, at home and perhaps even...

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  • Kabul blames Pakistan, Haqqani network for bombing
Kabul blames Pakistan, Haqqani network for bombing

The powerful blast, which was heard in several parts of the city, happened amid the holy month of Ramadan and during rush hour when people were going to their work places. Afghan Municipality workers sweep a road in front of the German Embassy after a suicide attack in Kabul , Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Gen.

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  • White House Will No Longer Take Questions About Trump And Russia
White House Will No Longer Take Questions About Trump And Russia

A top communications aide to President Donald Trump has resigned, in what many inside and outside the White House see as the first shoe to drop before a wider overhaul. Kushner's contacts revived talk about the Logan Act, which prohibits U.S. citizens from trying to influence a foreign government in disputes with the U.S.

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  • Saudi Arabian Government Shuts Down Qatar's Al-Jazeera Office
Saudi Arabian Government Shuts Down Qatar's Al-Jazeera Office

The Gulf countries aren't just recalling diplomats; they're also closing airspace to Qatar and restricting access by sea. Mauritius also joined the boycott on Monday morning. A number of Gulf airlines, including Dubai-based Emirates Air, announced they were suspending all flights to Doha in Qatar - a move that effectively seals Qatar'...

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  • Trump condemns terrors attack in Iran
Trump condemns terrors attack in Iran

Suicide bombers attacked parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder Ayatollah Khomeini on Wednesday. For years, the Iran kept a close watch on visitors and migrants, particularly those from neighbouring war-ravaged Afghanistan and Iraq to deter the possibility of infiltration by the Isis or the Taliban.

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  • Nets Whine Trump Lectured to NATO 'Instead of Making Nice'
Nets Whine Trump Lectured to NATO 'Instead of Making Nice'

G-7 leaders are expected to press Trump on the U.S.'s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions as part of the 2015 Paris Accord on climate change signed by his predecessor, Barack Obama . Though he ran a campaign of "American First" with suggestions of disentangling from global deals, Trump has taken a less combative tone since taking offic...

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  • France's Macron decries Russian media's 'fake news' while hosting Putin
France's Macron decries Russian media's 'fake news' while hosting Putin

But when the two men finally did emerge to speak with members of the media, Macron and Putin expressed optimism that their two countries could work together on the daunting list of issues. As the French election neared, Putin expressly backed Macron's opponent, Marine Le Pen , the leader of the staunchly anti-immigrant National Front.

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  • Arab states to 'accept nothing but deep changes' in Qatar
Arab states to 'accept nothing but deep changes' in Qatar

The dispute between Qatar and the Arab countries escalated after a recent hack of Qatar's state-run news agency. Despite the tough rhetoric, US military officials said that planes continued to take off from Al Udeid in support of USA military operations in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.

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