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by | June 14, 2017 | 15:14

UAE Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash said in a recent interview that "there is nothing to negotiate" with Qatar . Amid the blockade by Gulf Arab neighbours, Qatar is slowly entering into a crisis situation. During the visit, he is expected to meet his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani and the country's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Anadolu Agency reported.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:04

May and DUP leader Arlene Foster held more than an hour of talks on Tuesday, after which Foster said an agreement, which is expected to be more informal than a coalition, could be done "sooner rather than later". He also said the government would "walk away" with no deal if talks broke down on ending Britain's four-decade membership of the European bloc. David Davis , the cabinet member in charge of Brexit, said talks with the European Union may not start on Monday as planned because it ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:36

The EU has steadily increased its sanctions against Kim Jong Un's North Korea , particularly in the last few months. North Korea's weapons tests intend to build a nuclear and missile program that can resist what it sees as hostility from the U.S.and South Korea.

by | June 14, 2017 | 16:30

North Korea has conducted 10 known missile tests so far in 2017. South Korea's military said they were fired from the town of Wonsan and flew about 200 kilometers (125 miles) before splashing down between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:04

Salman features in the movie with Sohail . In statements that might trigger another controversy when India's relations with Pakistan are at a new low, superstar Salman Khan today called for peace since both sides lose lives in a war, which therefore can not be a sensible move.

by | June 14, 2017 | 16:52

Some British media had reported scenes of residents desperately shouting for help from windows on upper floors as the fire spread, though those reports could not be independently confirmed. It was fire up, up, up. "They couldn't stop the fire". Some said the speed of the fire made them nervous about the state of their own buildings. "There were no fire alarms", said Daffarn, who was warned by a neighbor to flee.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:43

The president and aides noted that Comey testified that he told Trump three times he was not personally under investigation over Russian contacts. Sessions wasn't having any of that. "I think your silence, like the silence of Director Coats, like the silence of Admiral Rogers, speaks volumes", said Sen.

by | June 14, 2017 | 16:35

Police, fire and ambulance crews raced to Grenfell Tower , part of the Lancaster West housing estate about a mile northwest of Kensington Palace, said the report. Thirty others have been taken to five hospitals. Others searched for information at makeshift centers set up at churches and recreation centers. Officials did not have any information to give her.

by | June 14, 2017 | 16:19

Iran said its security forces on Saturday killed the mastermind of the attacks, and arrested seven people suspected of helping the militants. On Saturday, intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi said the alleged mastermind behind the attacks had been tracked down and killed outside the country.

by | June 14, 2017 | 16:32

Mr. Comey testified that he made a decision to memorialize all of his meetings and conversations with President Trump because he was "uncomfortable" with those one-on-one conversations from the start. Comey's hearing reinforced Dershowitz' sentiment that Democrats are out to get Trump. Comey responded by providing memos of his meetings with Trump to a friend at Columbia Law School.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:09

Paris . The French president, Emmanuel Macron , has claimed the door to the European Union will remain open to Britain during Brexit negotiations that get underway next week, writes The Guardian . French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that the door to the European Union remains open to the United Kingdom as long as exit negotiations are not concluded, but it would be hard to walk back once negotiations start.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:46

But: When Comey brought it up the next day, Sessions said he agreed it wasn't a good idea to be alone with the president. His spokeswoman has denied that any such private encounter occurred. Joe Manchin , D-W.V., a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, told NBC News last week. Sessions has recused himself from that investigation, even though he took a personal hand in Comey's firing, which Trump said was directly related to the Russian Federation investigation.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:21

CNN previously reported that congressional investigators are examining whether Sessions had an additional private meeting with the Russian ambassador in April 2016 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington. "I'm not sure what was in his mind specifically". Cooper asked Wyden point blank if he believed Sessions was involved in collusion or wrongdoing and Wyden would only say that he meant to follow up on his previous questions from the hearing.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:55

Mattis noted that last week the Pentagon conducted what it called a successful test of its missile defense system, which is being developed mainly with North Korea in mind. In a warning to China, the defense secretary expressed his intention to maintain the "freedom of navigation" operation - maritime patrols by US military vessels and other ships - in South China Sea waterways.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:35

Mattis noted that last week the Pentagon conducted what it called a successful test of its missile defense system, which is being developed mainly with North Korea in mind. In a warning to China, the defense secretary expressed his intention to maintain the "freedom of navigation" operation - maritime patrols by US military vessels and other ships - in South China Sea waterways.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:18

In the wake of the most recent flurry of missiles dropping, the calls for action by Japanese Prime Minister Abe have become louder. "However, South Korea and Japan should not be in a situation where developments in other areas are hampered after being tied up only by this problem", Park quoted Moon as saying.

by | June 14, 2017 | 16:13

A South Korean Defense Ministry official, who spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity, said that the drone was found in a South Korean Border town and that it taken 10 photos of a U.S. Seoul's former conservative government closed the industrial zone in February 2016 after North Korea tested a long-range rocket in defiance of global sanctions.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:34

The Scottish Tories had their best election result since 1983 last week, returning 13 MPs , after the party's Scottish leader, Ruth Davidson , ran an autonomous campaign which sidelined May. She declined to comment further on Monday. But one lawmaker said May recognised that a broader consensus needs to be built during Monday's meeting with Conservative members of parliament.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:29

In a statement released Tuesday by public treasury officials, Ronaldo is accused of "four crimes against the public treasury between 2011-2014... which involves tax fraud of 14,768,897 euros (USD $65.5 million/GBP 12.9 million)". Ronaldo is not the first Spanish football player to be hit with tax fraud accusations. Mendes's company, Gestifute , denied that his clients had avoided paying tax.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:57

The first lady and her son had been living at their Manhattan apartment in Trump Tower since President Donald Trump's inauguration so Barron could finish up his year of school there. The first family is together again under the same roof: the White House. Ivanka Trump has taken a White House job as an adviser to her father. Donald Trump became president in January this year.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:01

And on Friday his lieutenant and shadow chancellor John McDonnell said: "In the interests of the country we are willing to form a government - a minority government - to put forward a programme, a Queen's speech , as well as an alternative budget and an alternative programme for the Brexit negotiations".

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:03

Police have turned a church near the scene of a massive west London high-rise fire into a makeshift center for evacuees. Many people at St. He says it was frightening but people are being cared for well. The London Fire Brigade said on Twitter they were responding to a fire on the Lancaster West Estate after multiple calls. It's also not clear whether people are trapped.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:53

May had been misled by polls indicating that the Conservative Party would be able to decimate the Labour Party, which appeared to be in disarray under the leadership of socialist Jeremy Corbyn. With the Lib Dems picking up just 12 out of parliament's 650 seats, Smith was convinced his stance against the two dominating parties would not block Britain's European Union departure.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:28

Since 9/11, war has accelerated wear and tear on equipment and troops, Dunford explained. "But, most of all, that the Taliban no longer has the freedom of movement that we're seeing right now that has been rolled back", he said . More than 2,200 USA troops have died, and more than 20,000 more have been wounded. To date, more than 2,300 Americans have been killed and over 17,000 wounded.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:54

May called the election called in a bid to strengthen her mandate ahead of European Union exit talks. Those 10 MPs, plus the 318 Conservative MPs that were elected on Thurdsay, are enough for a majority in Parliament. The British pound tumbled on Friday against the US dollar and the euro before stabilising, down 1.7 and 1.4 percent against the two currencies respectively.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:19

Asked about Trump's own contention that the president fired Comey with the Russian Federation probe in mind, and regardless of any recommendation from anyone else, Sessions said: "I guess I'll just have to let his words speak for themselves".

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:50

Secretary Mattis equated "winning" in Afghanistan with the Afghan government's ability to handle the enemy's level of violence, which he said will require a "residual force" of US and allied forces to train Afghan troops and maintain high-end capabilities.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:17

Corbyn's newly energized Labour Party officially backs Brexit - since voters endorsed it in a referendum previous year - but many important figures in the party advocate a much "softer" approach, and their views now may now carry sway. "Britain is a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, so we have a lot of shared challenges to deal with, and that's the spirit we want to carry out these negotiations in".

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:12

PRESIDENT Donald Trump's plan to withdraw the United States of America from the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change is a setback for the efforts of responsible countries trying to reduce carbon emissions. "That the U.S.is now left as a footnote to climate action ... is very sad". Building on the leadership the Government of Canada has shown at home and overseas since the Paris climate talks, Minister McKenna promoted Canada's climate plan and indicated that the collaboration ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:07

May had unexpectedly called the snap election seven weeks ago, three years early, polls predicting she would massively increase the slim majority she had inherited from Cameron. To retain her role as Prime Minister, May moved quickly announcing her intention to pursue a partnership with the DUP, a small party from Northern Ireland known for pursuing a more socially conservative agenda than the Tories.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:19

I just hope He stands a better chance of scoring a comeback than Nick Clegg. Afterwards Mrs Foster repeated her assertion that the negotiations would focus on UK-wide interests. The performance of the British economy could also influence perceptions of Brexit . The ritual gave an opportunity for brief speeches from party leaders.

by | June 14, 2017 | 13:57

The talks with the DUP follow May's apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting Monday which signaled she would be more open to consultation, particularly with business leaders demanding answers about the details on Britain's departure from the European Union.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:21

Flumes of black and gray smoke were rising high into the air over London hours after the blaze was sparked. Firefighters in the English capital have been battling the spectacular fire in a 27-storey apartment building for several hours.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:23

It's one thing that US President Donald Trump abused his power and fired FBI Director #James Comey for investigating his ties to Russian Federation, which is technically obstruction of justice and might just get him impeached , but now the President's friend Christopher Ruddy says he's thinking of firing #Robert Mueller , too.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:55

Korea suffered a 3-2 loss to Qatar in Doha on Tuesday in the final round of the Asian qualifier for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, casting doubts on Korea's hope to qualify for the quadrennial event for the ninth straight time. The show of support for Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani came after several Gulf nations and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and imposed economic sanctions on Doha for allegedly supporting "extremism".