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by | Июня 11, 2017 | 15:14

It was a stunning accusation, suggesting that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director had lied to Congress, while under oath. Trump wrote earlier on Friday on Twitter that the former FBI head had vindicated him by telling the Senate Intelligence Committee that the president had not been personally under investigation in the Russian Federation probe.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:02

Joining forces with the hardline unionist Protestant party also threatens London's neutrality in Northern Ireland , which is key to the delicate balance of power in a province once plagued by violence. Cutting a deal with the DUP , which won 10 seats, may not be straightforward. Ex-minister Lord Barker said there was little appetite for a Tory leadership contest but told BBC's Newsnight the Prime Minister was a "terrible campaigner" and "there's clearly not going to be another ...

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:09

He said the Afghan soldier was killed in the incident on Saturday. Khogyani said the Afghan soldier was a commando and was killed after the attack. Although once relatively common, "green-on-blue" attacks have decreased following stricter security measures and the sharp decline in foreign troops in the country.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:43

US forces were providing the Philippines with technical assistance, but they had no "boots on the ground", the Philippines military said on Saturday. Around 30 to 40 militants used civilians as human shields and positioned themselves in the city's mosques, army spokesman Edgard Arevalo said.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:59

The Italian mother of Youseff Zaghba, the last of the three terrorists to be named, said her son had done "a disgusting thing" and vowed to educate young people about the true meaning of Islam. The Italian mother of one of the London Bridge attackers says what her son did was "horrible" and that she will work to educate young people about the true meaning of Islam.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 15:40

U.S. officials insisted the two men were sending the same message with different emphases, aimed at encouraging their Arab allies to put aside grievances and focus on fighting terrorism. "The blockade is hindering USA military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS", Tillerson said , though he declined to say how, even as he contradicted the Pentagon.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:04

Col. Jo-ar Herrera, spokesman for the Philippine Army's 1st Infantry Division, AP reported. She was allegedly on a mission to procure firearms as they prepare to escape the fighting. The military said it is directing its air strikes at the central business district of the city where the insurgents are dug in, but it is proceeding carefully so as not to destroy mosques where some of the militants had taken up positions.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:01

Norman Smith said he understood that senior Conservatives had warned the PM they would instigate a leadership contest at a meeting of backbenchers early next week if the pair did not leave, and were confident they could get the required 48 signatures to trigger a contest.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:21

Syrian government troops and allied forces reached the Iraqi border for the first time since 2015 on Friday, a monitor said, risking fresh tensions with US-led forces nearby. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights had earlier said dozens of pro-government forces had arrived at the point on the Syria-Iraq border around 70 km north of Al-Tanf.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:10

An worldwide peace conference began in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday with a minute-long silence in remembrance of terror victims as the death toll in last week's truck bombing rose sharply to 150. "I am pleased to see the will and determination of the Afghan government to hold the Kabul Initiative for Peace and Security Cooperation conference at a time when a dark week in the history of Afghanistan has just passed".

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:56

Mrs May says she will form a government with the Democratic Unionist Party from Northern Ireland , which won 10 seats. For Chancellor Merkel the ineivitibale Brexit questions cropped up again following Theresa May's woeful electoral showing with the divorce talks due to get underway on June 19th.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 15:15

On Friday, Tillerson urged Qatar's neighbors to ease their blockade and called for "calm and thoughtful dialogue". " An information campaign to demonize Qatar has started all of a sudden ", al-Thani said, claiming that all accusations against Doha have so far been " groundless, improvised " and lacking specifics.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:06

Media commentators agreed she had been badly damaged, and some predicted she and her strategy for Brexit could struggle to survive. The Times wrote: "May stares into the abyss". "We're in another mess again, and probably we're going to have to have another election, and it's all such a waste of time at the end of the day", said 85-year-old Londoner Patricia Nastri.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 13:39

Burials were held in the provinces for the two others killed when gunmen and suicide bombers stormed Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. In a video that appeared to have been recorded before the attack on Tehran , five masked fighters were shown threatening Shi'ites in Iran as well as the Saudi Arabian government saying their turn " will come ".

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 15:12

Burials were held in the provinces for the two others killed when gunmen and suicide bombers stormed Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. In a video that appeared to have been recorded before the attack on Tehran , five masked fighters were shown threatening Shi'ites in Iran as well as the Saudi Arabian government saying their turn " will come ".

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 13:28

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has denied that there was an intelligence failure leading up to last Saturday's London Bridge attack. Armed officers fired nearly 50 rounds, killing three attackers who had plowed a rented van into pedestrians on the bridge, killing three, then jumped out and stabbed Saturday night revelers in Borough Market , an area packed with bars and restaurants.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:37

In the Sunday Mirror, opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who scored hefty gains in the election, said there was still a chance for him to be prime minister if May failed to form a government. We have got a mandate to deal with issues of poverty, justice and inequality in Britain . Mr Corbyn believes that without an outright majority Mrs May's position is vulnerable and he intends to oppose the Queen's Speech in an attempt to bring down her administration.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 13:34

After a historically low score in the first round of the presidential election (6.3% for Benoit Hamon), the stakes could hardly be higher. French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during a ceremony in Haute-Vienne, France, June 10, 2017.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 15:03

If that's true, Democrats on the committee are probably salivating at the prospect of grilling him on that topic, especially if they can find a way to do so in open session (looking at you, Kamala). Sessions and other administration officials had been in the Oval Office when Trump asked everyone but Comey to leave. Lawmakers and critics have expressed concern about any possible role by Sessions in either sacking Comey , or in subverting the ongoing investigation by the FBI.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 13:19

Senior party figures have cautioned against any immediate leadership challenge, saying it would only cause further disruption as Britain prepares to start Brexit negotiations as early as June 19. "When the manifesto landed, many were suddenly caught off guard by the revelation that she was a Tory (Conservative), and not a very nice one or a good one".

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:39

Trump said he helped plan the move against Qatar, although a senior administration official told Reuters earlier this week that the USA had no indication from the Saudis or Emiratis during the visit that they would sever ties with Qatar.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 13:20

Mr Trump first attacked the London mayor just hours after three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before going on a knife rampage through Borough Market, killing seven and injuring 48. "The relationship with America is our deepest and most important defence and security relationship", she said. Khan took issue with the tweet because he said that Trump took his comments out of context.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 12:56

They said he was not seeking to take action to topple Mrs May but was preparing his campaign for when it could be needed. May called an election in April in an attempt to increase her slim majority, put the plan backfired spectacularly and she now faces the prospect of a minority government backed by a "confidence and supply" arrangement with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 14:34

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. The European Union , meanwhile, is showing little sympathy for May's plight to hold her government together and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said there was no reason to give the country a grace period to begin negotiations.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 13:25

In a contradictory approach, Trump had used social media site Twitter on Tuesday to praise Saudi Arabia's decision to sever ties with Qatar. "With over eight million Indian expatriates living and working in these countries, we have vital stakes in the regional peace and stability", the ministry said in a release.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 12:29

London [U.K.], June 11 (ANI): The Democratic Unionists Party (DUP) has agreed to support the Conservatives on the basis of an agreement known as "confidence and supply". The Warwick & Leamington constituency is known as the "bellwether seat", as it often changes hands between Labour and the Conservative Party, usually swinging towards whichever party forms the new government.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 12:30

May has signalled she will use her right as incumbent to make the first attempt to form a government , but it is unclear whether she will have the necessary support to do so. At the time of writing, 647 of the 650 seats have been declared and Conservative leader Theresa May has failed to win the 326 seats needed to form a bill to have its programme of proposed new laws passed in the Queen's Speech.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 12:52

The deal with the DUP is on a " confidence and supply " basis, which means the party would lend its support to block no confidence votes and pass budgets. May's office had no immediate comment on the PA report. They were replaced by Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister who lost his seat in the election.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 13:00

Another neighbor, Michael Mimbo, said he saw the van used in the attack near his home on Saturday, but didn't see who was behind the wheel. A London police spokesman said: "We haven't released anything at the moment, nor are we confirming anything but as soon as we are ready to name him, it will be on our website".

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 12:18

Qatar hosts roughly 10,000 USA troops and serves as a major staging base for the US military's Mideast operations. Trump's demand that there be "no more funding" by Qatar for extremists groups contradicted the message delivered Friday by Tillerson, who had urged Qatar's neighbors to ease their blockade while calling for "calm and thoughtful dialogue".

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 13:49

In past attacks , Egypt had usually identified local jihadists as the perpetrators. The ISIS terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack the Coptic Christians , the second major attack on Egypt's minority community in almost two months.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 12:17

Writing on the Conservative Home website, Timothy said: "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign , which was the oversight of our policy programme". Mrs May lost her Commons majority after her decision to call a snap General Election backfired, but hopes to receive support from the 10 DUP MPs.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 13:45

Trump , in his first press conference since Comey's congressional testimony on Thursday, also reiterated that he felt vindicated by what was said. The former FBI director testified that he was confused by Lynch's instructions in 2015 to call the Hillary Clinton email inquiry a " matter " not an "investigation".

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 12:57

The group organizing the rallies , ACT for America , claims Shariah "is incompatible with Western democracy and the freedoms it affords". Scholars and others say the protesters are stoking unfounded fears and promoting a distorted and prejudiced view of the religion.

by | Июня 11, 2017 | 13:24

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. Ruth Davidson, out-lesbian leader of the Scottish Conservative Party warned May to keep the DUP in line. He said the Conservative election manifesto - which Hill and Timothy were key in drafting - was "a full assault on the core Tory voters, who are senior citizens".