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by | June 08, 2017 | 17:06

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced on Monday they would cut diplomatic ties over the state's alleged support of terrorist groups including Isalmic State and Al-Qaeda. "Qatar Airways, as a business, relies on carrying all this connecting traffic from Doha onward and a lot if it is going to disappear", Sumers said.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:55

The council includes Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait . Trump said he'd told the kings, presidents and prime ministers that funding " Radical Ideology " can't be tolerated, and "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" Russian officials on Wednesday denied allegations that Russian hackers breached Qatar's state news agency and planted a fake news story that led to a split between Qatar and the other Arab nations .

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:26

Lieberman is a senior counsel at the law firm that President Trump has retained to represent him in the Russian Federation investigation, which Lieberman cited as the reason for withdrawing from the FBI director search. "Wray ... seems to fit the bill for an independent prosecutor career professional type", Ryan said. By the end of it, King said they would have to provide a legal answer why they couldn't answer the questions.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:32

At least 65 militants and 20 Philippine troops and police have been killed, the military said . Ano said the group plotted to set Marawi ablaze and kill as many Christians in nearby Iligan city on Ramadan to mimic the violence seen by the world in Syria and Iraq.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:27

The two world leaders discussed how to get young people active in their communities, according to Trudeau's tweet following their dinner. Thanks @ BarackObama for your visit & insights tonight in my hometown. Quebec Premier Phillippe Couillard, Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre, former USA ambassador Bruce Heyman, federal Heritage Minister Melanie Joly and Minister of Transport Marc Garneau were among the attendees of the event organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:54

Incredibly, Djokovic completely fell apart in the third set, lacking the fight and penetration that have defined a career that has yielded 12 Grand Slam titles. Yet to drop a set this year, Nadal will seek revenge against Thiem on Friday after losing to him in the Rome quarters. When he was asked if he had his eyes on the ATP Finals in London at the end of the year, now that he's in the top-eight in the Race, he Gijon-native said: "London (smiling)".

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:38

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain on Tuesday revoked the licences of Qatar Airways and ordered its offices to close within 48 hours, state media reported, as a diplomatic crisis deepened. Corker said: "We know that our Arab friends have differences, right?" All reference was pointing to Qatar. The Pentagon, however, renewed praise of Qatar on Tuesday for hosting U.S.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:18

Oil markets were subdued on Monday, with Brent struggling to maintain $50 per barrel as efforts led by OPEC to tighten the market were undermined by persistently rising US production. Global oil prices pushed lower Wednesday, amid deepening oversupply concerns after the USA energy department again raised oil production estimates.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:48

If political events were holidays, for the liberals, former FBI Director James Comey's highly anticipated Thursday testimony would be Christmas and Comey would be Santa Claus. In parallel, the Senate and House Intelligence Committees are leading their own probes, and a number of key former Trump aides as well as his son-in-law Jared Kushner have been asked for, or subpoenaed to provide, information and testimony.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:47

In written testimony released by the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, Mr Comey quoted Mr Trump as telling him the Russian Federation investigation was a "cloud" impairing his ability to operate as president. 'They elected an outsider president, ' said Christie, who was a Trump surrogate during the campaign and briefly chaired his transition organization after the November election.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:26

Winner-Davis said that despite the allegations she remains "a proud mom". Winner, 25, was arrested by the FBI Saturday, hours after The Intercept published a secret NSA report alleging Russian interference in USA voting machine software.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:13

Guadagno is a former federal prosecutor and served as Monmouth County sheriff from 2008 until 2010. Raymond Lesniak , activist Bill Brennan and Tenafly Councilman Mark Zinna. Phil Murphy, right, poses for a selfie with a supporter after speaking during a Democratic primary election watch party at the Robert Treat Hotel, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at in Newark, N.J.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:35

On Monday, several countries withdrew their ambassadors from Doha , Qatar's capital, while some cut transport links and gave Qatari nationals two weeks to leave their territory. Although Qatar hosts the largest American military air base in the Middle East, Trump threw his weight behind the Saudi-led effort to isolate the emirate in a surprise move on Tuesday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:18

Greater Manchester Police confirmed the search in Banff Road was linked to the bombing but did not release any findings or announce new arrests. Mr Jackson added: "It is vital that we make sure that he is not part of a wider network and we can not rule this out yet".

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:34

Imperial College London bucked the trend by rising from ninth place past year to eighth, ahead of the University of Chicago and Switzerland's Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. The Government's failure to address the underfunding of the sector meant the only way for the university to increase its staff numbers was through using private income, such as fees from non-EU students, Prof Deeks added.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:50

Christine Archibald , a Canadian woman who was among the several people killed in the London attacks on Saturday. "We all know someone who could have been innocently wandering through London last weekend", he said. Media identified her as Sara Zelenak , 21, who grew up in Brisbane . Mr Turnbull said that as a father himself, the conversation with both Kirsty Boden's and Sara Zelenak's families had been heartrending.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:34

But it was Comey's recollection of Trump's remarks about former national security adviser Mike Flynn - and Trump's request to drop the FBI's investigation into Flynn's ties to the Russian government - that is perhaps the most damning part of what the fired law enforcement official is expected to be asked about during his testimony on Thursday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:20

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is en route Mandsaur riding pillion on a motorcycle in view of heavy police presence to prevent his entry into the violence-hit district. Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi was expected to visit Mandsaur on Wednesday. This unfortunately took an ugly turn on Tuesday when five farmers were killed and eight others were injured in police firing.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:25

And May was forced to backtrack dramatically on a social care policy pledge, in a move pundits said was unprecedented in British election campaign history. The manifestos of both major parties have both been given significant attention while the terror attacks in Manchester and London have also brought security to the forefront.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:37

The refrain was: if the BJP can do it in UP, why is it not doing it for us in Maharashtra (and in Madhya Pradesh). "BJP is killing the farmers in Madhya Pradesh for performing peaceful protests". On the other hand, union minister Venkaiah Naidu , while dismissing demands for CM Shivraj Chouhan's resignation, said that Congress was using the entire incident as a "photo-op".

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:42

I have conceded this earlier, various channels have also ran it.? Singh told ANI, ?Death of the five farmers was due to police firing . Terming the Mandsaur incident as the?brutal attack on peaceful farmers', the CPI (M) leader asserted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and their governments have made it clear that they stand against the farmers of the country.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:26

But that's not all, as the FBI has also expanded its probe to include a grand jury investigation into Flynn's contacts with Russian officials during the presidential election and into his paid work as a lobbyist for Turkish interests. Mr Putin told Mr Kelly that the dinner where the two met was routine. Trump's known to change his mind on major issues . Lawmakers in both parties have urged Trump to allow Comey to testify publicly.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:47

He also said Mr Trump's policy "is a completely false policy, and certainly not Germany's policy". Berlin insisted all parties involved in the sanctions should be able to talk to each other in a bid to diffuse the situation. Jubeir said that "for many years Qatar has taken steps to support certain organisations". "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" He said there have been multiple reports issued by official agencies in the U.S.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:25

Rogers said he would not address any specific discussions he might have had with Trump. Unraveling the web of ties between Donald Trump and his closest associates to Russian officials is a complicated task, but the leading Democrat on the Senate Intelligence committee has once again lucidly described the gravity of the probe, and urged those at the center of it to put their country first.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:55

On Tuesday, the Kurdish-Arab Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance announced that the battle for Raqqa had officially begun. Raqqa is the most important stronghold for the militant group in Syria and fell under its control in 2014 . North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey considers the Kurdish fighters within the. For the second time in less than a month, USA warplanes have carried out an attack on pro-government forces in Syria, attacking Shi'ite militia forces in the ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:00

France is calling on Qatar to answer its Gulf neighbors' questions in order to find a solution to the current diplomatic crisis . "We can say with confidence that we are able to meet 100% of the food demand in Qatar", he said. On top of a possible jail term, offenders would also be hit with a fine of at least 500,000 dirhams, the newspaper said, citing a statement to Arabic-language media.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:28

He said Qatar needed to shut down or limit its Al-Jazeera news network, as well as stop funding extremist groups and others. Referring to his trip to the Gulf State, the U.S. On Monday, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the UAE gave Qatari nationals two weeks to leave, banned their own citizens from travelling to Qatar, and cut all transport links.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:09

At that point the Conservative ruling government was polling as much as 22 points clear of the main opposition Labour party led by Jeremy Corbyn . Opponents pointed out that May was in charge of police and the domestic security service when the Manchester and London attackers, all known to the authorities, slipped through the net.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:37

Several senators had sought a delay in the vote until next week after the twin deadly attacks against Iran's parliament and the shrine of Iran's revolutionary leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini that killed at least 12 people . president's words repugnant. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack. In a statement after the attacks, the Guards said they "will never allow the blood of innocents to be spilt without revenge".

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:05

But he said in a statement that Trump felt "vindicated" by Comey's confirmation he was not under investigation in any Russian Federation probe. Mr Comey doesn't say exactly what triggered it, but after their first meeting on January 6 , he left Trump Tower and upon reaching his vehicle decided he would make detailed notes of all interactions with Mr Trump - something he had not done with president Barack Obama.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:14

But Trump, wading into the worst split between powerful Arab states in decades, said on Tuesday his trip to the Middle East was "already paying off" with leaders there taking a hard new line in accusing Qatar of funding of militant groups. Only 10 per cent of its gas exports go to Middle East states, including the UAE and Egypt. The chartered flights will take passengers from Jeddah to Muscat, Oman, where Qatar Airways aircraft will then connect them to Doha.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:36

The last day of the election campaign was enlivened with the publication, in the Paris magazine Charlie Hebdo, of a cover drawing of a decapitated Theresa May , holding her head, over the caption: "Too much is too much". A technical win for the Prime Minister's party but a major personal setback, because at least one Conservative MP will have lost a seat in an election campaign that did not need to happen for three years.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:26

The latest missile test came 10 days after North Korea's previous launch, when it fired a short-range Scud missile from Wonsan on May 29, which traveled 450 kilometers after peaking at an altitude of 120 kilometers, according to local military officials.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:04

Rex Tillerson, secretary of state, offered USA help to bring the sides together. The Qatari Interior Ministry said late Wednesday that the website of the Qatar News Agency was initially hacked in April with "high techniques and innovative methods".

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:32

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. Surging crowds of Congress supporters followed him, shouting slogans like "Jai Jawaan, Jai Kisaan" and " Rahul Gandhi zindabad". In a desperate bid to bring the situation under control, authorities imposed curfew late on Tuesday in parts of Mandsaur district.