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by | June 12, 2017 | 10:35

The attacks have been claimed by Islamic State but Iranian hardliners believe that Saudi Arabia was behind the attacks, Omid Nouripour, the foreign affairs spokesman for the German Green Party, told German broadcaster RBB. Both sites are revered symbols for Iran, one of its founder and the other because it represents what the country describes as its participatory government - in sharp contrast to the hereditary monarchies of its main regional rivals across the Persian Gulf.

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:10

The agriculture department is not at all effective in bringing up any co-ordination. Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Ajay Singh said: "While the farmers in the state are on the roads with their demands, the Chief Minister has got down to this " nautanki " (drama)".

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:34

The outcome leaves May on Saturday battling to unite different factions in her party and reliant on the 10 seats of socially-conservative Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party parliamentarians just nine days before the United Kingdom begins negotiating its departure from the EU.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:15

The separatist Scottish National Party (SNP) nevertheless remains Scotland's biggest party despite some punishing losses, including former first minister Alex Salmond as well as the party's current deputy leader Angus Robertson . It follows a bruising night for the SNP on Thursday as both the Conservatives and Labour outperformed expectations north of the border. The result saw 35 seats secured by the SNP, 13 for the Tories, seven for Labour and four for the Liberal Democrats, which ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:31

Despite Costa scoring 22 goals in all competitions for Chelsea as they won the Premier League , Conte reportedly grew tired of working with the striker. Lurking near the back post, Costa tucked home Isco's drilled pass across the face of the goal just before the half-hour mark. "It will be complicated for me to stay without playing for 5 months but I do love Atletico and love the city of Madrid".

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:38

The toll rose to six after an injured farmer died on Friday. "I have always tried doing a lot for farmers, and their problem is ours". The CM, reaching out to cultivators, also met 15 delegations of small farmers and 236 panels of big farmers yesterday.

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:19

On Wednesday, Turkey's parliament passed legislation allowing Turkish troops to be deployed to the Turkish military base in Qatar. "(Kuwait) affirms the readiness of the brothers in Qatar to understand the reality of the qualms and concerns of their brothers and to heed the noble endeavors to enhance security and stability", Kuwait's state news agency KUNA quoted Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah as saying.

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:11

On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said investigators were working to determine whether Saudi Arabia had a role Wednesday's attacks but said it was too soon to say if that was the case. Other members of the public accused Saudi Arabia and Iran's long-time foe, the United States, of backing the attacks. Trump said the USA would "grieve and pray" for the victims, but added: "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote".

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:49

May is preparing to name the rest of her cabinet, after revealing Friday that her five most senior ministers would stay in their posts. With the Tories falling a handful of seats short of an overall majority, speculation is growing the DUP could hold an influential position at Westminster.

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:47

Malacañang also acknowledged that the United States is helping the Philippine military but the assistance is limited to intelligence gathering and technical support. No further information was available. President Rodrigo Duterte has said the militant attack was part of a wider plot by IS to establish a base in the southern region of Mindanao, and declared martial law there to quell the threat.

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:38

And, Gunther Krichbaum, chairman of the European Committee in the German government, said that with the vote "the British people have clearly expressed their opposition to Theresa May's confrontational approach to the European Union". The Prime Minister was doing her utmost to signal that it was business as usual, announcing that she would be heading off to Paris on Tuesday for talks with French president Emmanuel Macron.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:34

The Warriors will look to close the series out in five back home at the Oracle Arena in Oakland , CA. With the chance go 16-0 in the playoffs and become the first National Basketball Association club with a ideal post-season run, Warriors guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson struggled.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:43

He also rejected "a military solution as an option" to resolving the crisis, and said Qatar could survive "forever" despite the measures taken against it. The crisis began in part over what the Qataris described as a false news report planted during a hack of its state-run news agency. To challenge that image, Ashcroft promised to enlist former government leaders who held senior positions in the departments of Treasury and Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:21

Iran - the main regional rival of Saudi Arabia - sent four cargo planes of food to Qatar and plans to provide 100 tonnes of fruit and vegetables every day, Iranian officials said on Sunday, amid concerns of shortages. While Tillerson and others have called for an easing of tensions, Trump said on Friday that Qatar had "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level".

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:12

Despite tension, for the most part, people expressed their very different views here in peace. You told us earlier that Act for America denies that. While people came and went from both groups, at noontime dozens of anti-Shariah protesters faced scores of counter-demonstrators across the street.

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:21

Mueller is ready to depose or ask the president to speak under oath, there will be a myriad of questions", Reed said. However, Sekulow emphasized he thought it "completely conjecture and speculative, and I can't imagine that the issue would arise".

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:13

By even the most objective standards, Crosby came roaring into the game and launched the Penguins toward a 6-0 win and a 3-2 series lead. Pittsburgh hasn't lost four consecutive road games since going 0-2-2 from January 12 to February 5, 2016.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:50

The countries accuse Qatar , which hosts a large United States air base crucial for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, of funding terrorist groups throughout the region. "Their authorities have assured us continued support for welfare and well-being of the resident Indian communities", said Baglay. "Qatar being made an example out of ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:41

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum in Tehran on Wednesday. Iranian authorities said five of the attackers were Iranian nationals recruited by IS, while Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards Corps blamed the assault on regional rival Saudi Arabia and has threatened revenge.

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:26

The Conservatives have eight seats short of the figure needed for simple majority. What started out as a sure thing turned into a cliff-hanger and ultimately resulted in a "hung Parliament," where no party was able to achieve a parliamentary majority.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:05

It seems some people may have grown exhausted of her way of operating as several people told Politico she was overheard making fun of her colleagues at a party at the British Embassy in Washington on Thursday . 'He should just be honest: "I'm upset because there's someone working on a story who pronounces it RAYNSE instead of REINCE".'Reince Priebus was allegedly one of Kellyanne Conway's objects of mockery as she spoke to reporters at a Washington, D.C.

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:30

Later, Fadnavis tweeted that details of farm loan waiver would be worked out by the joint committee of government and farmers' representatives. It may be recalled that RBI governor Urjit Patel had warned states about loan waivers, as it could ruin the finances of respective states.

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:01

The SNP won just under 37% of the vote in the election, ending the night with 35 MPs - a result substantially down on the 50% of the vote they secured in 2015 which gave them 56 MPs. "She called an election clearly very arrogantly thinking she was going to crush the opposition, sweep everybody aside and cruise to a landslide majority".

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:00

Cavusoglu also said no country in the Gulf region should regard the deal concerning Turkey's setting up a base in Qatar as against itself. State-run Qatar Petroleum sought to reassure the public yesterday, saying its production of oil and gas has not been affected by tensions in the Gulf that saw several Arab states block their airspace, ports and shipping lanes to Qatar.

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:57

May failed to win a majority in the British parliament in an election on Thursday. Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to reach an agreement with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to form a minority government.

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:51

Chouhan was greeted by the ex-Chief Minister of the state Kailash Joshi , who wished him well. There has been let-up in violence and peace is returning fast, " he said . Continuing the serial protest, villages in Karauli, Dausa, Pali, Chhittorgarh and Pratapgarh districts will observe the "bandh" on Monday, he said adding that various other bodies representing farmers are also joining hands to collectively raise their voice.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:36

But the confusion reinforced a sense of chaos at the heart of government just days before Britain starts the complex and fraught negotiations on leaving the European Union. The future of the proposed alliance had already been thrown into confusion late Saturday after May's office announced that an outline agreement had been struck, only to backtrack and say that talks were still ongoing.

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:56

Alavi said the planner of the deadly attacks was stationed in the border areas and left the country after the terror attacks were carried out. On Wednesday morning, terrorists launched simultaneous attacks on Iran's parliament building in downtown Tehran and on the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, south of the city.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:42

Tillerson urged Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states Friday to "no further escalate" the crisis and ease their blockade of Qatar, which he said was causing unintended humanitarian consequences and affecting the USA -led fight against Islamic State.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:20

While reports after Comey's testimony [VIDEO ] on Thursday said it divided the nation into pro-Comey and pro-Trump groups, Sekulow insisted that Trump is a unitary executive . Trumps offer to testify under oath would pit his word against Comeys before federal investigators. We know for a fact those exist, though. "That's a decision that the president will make in consultation with his chief lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, and that the president said he'll address next week", he said.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:43

Amnesty International on June 9 criticised the measures against Qatar as sweeping and arbitrary and said they had split up families and destroyed peoples' livelihoods and education. "Every day we will export 100 tonnes of fruits and vegetables to Qatar", Ali Hemmati said. Kuwait, which has retained ties with Qatar and has often acted as a mediator in regional disputes, said it wanted to resolve the dispute "within the unified Gulf house".

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:10

In a statement on the website Conservative Home, Timothy said he took "full responsibility" for his role in the defeat, but blasted "bizarre media reports" about his role in the election campaign. Asked if she was pushed out, Ms Perrior said: "No, I was probably only ever going to do two years". He said he regretted not including a pledge to cap total social care costs.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:41

Ireland, a conservative country, decriminalised homosexuality in 1993 and allowed gay marriage only in 2015. Varadkar said that he was "honored" and "humbled" and would accept the " enormous challenge " ahead of him, the BBC reported.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:19

Last Tuesday, during an interview with CNN, Qatar's foreign minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, stated his country is "willing to sit and talk", insisting that Qatar is a "progressive and modern" country. While Tillerson and others have called for an easing of tensions, Trump said on Friday that Qatar had "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level".

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:17

Iranian authorities said on Sunday they have arrested six people involved in a twin attack on Tehran in which 17 people were killed last week. Women are seen inside the Parliament during a terrorist attack in central Tehran, Iran, on June 7, 2017.