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by | June 12, 2017 | 11:26

Thursday's launches came after two US aircraft carriers deployed to waters off the Korean Peninsula as a show of force, recently left the Sea of Japan after holding joint exercises with Self-Defense Forces ships and fighter jets. The UN Security Council imposed fresh sanctions against North Korea last week for its ongoing missile tests, which are a flagrant breach of sanctions imposed on the country.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:23

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon submitted a letter of protest to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the UN Security Council, urging them to label Hamas a terrorist organization and " safeguard " the UNRWA, as well as other agencies " from abuse by terrorist organizations ".

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:09

It was in this context that May thought she could increase her majority in Parliament and thus enter Brexit (Britain's recent decision to leave the European Union) negotiations with a convincing mandate from the British people. "Let's get on with the job", he tweeted. The British pound tumbled against the USA dollar and the euro after the result. The prime minister spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday and confirmed she was ready to start Brexit talks "as planned in the next ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:36

It has underperformed by 5.32% the S&P500. AstraZeneca plc ( LON AZN ) opened at 5317.00 on Tuesday. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Among 7 analysts covering PayPoint PLC ( LON:PAY ), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Hanson Mcclain has invested 0% in Ambarella Inc (NASDAQ:AMBA). Blackrock Invest Management Lc, New Jersey-based fund reported 103,911 shares. 267.66 million shares or 0.08% less from 267.88 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:18

However, there was better news for the party as Sir Vince Cable, a former business minister in the coalition government, won back his Twickenham seat from the Conservatives with a majority of 9,762. This means more peope who don't usually vote are having their say, and because they don't usually get out there on election day, pre-election polling wasn't able to include predictions about how they would vote.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:37

May suffered a humiliating blow as the " snap election " Thursday spectacularly backfired , stripping her Conservative Party of its commanding majority in Parliament. The BBC reported that May had been warned that she would have faced a leadership challenge on Monday unless she sacked the pair. He said the Conservatives' failure to win was down to an "unexpected surge" of support for Labour and he conceded his party had failed to communicate a sufficiently "positive" message to voters ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:57

They are particularly keen to hear about places they may have frequented and their movements in the days and hours before the attacks. All 12 people arrested on Sunday after the attack have now been released without charge, but the Metropolitan Police said a 27-year-old man has been arrested in Barking on Tuesday in connection with the incident.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:20

When May called the election in April, she did so with the Conservatives riding high in the polls, and the pound had surged on expectations that a big majority for the Conservatives would allow her to quell the so-called euroskeptics in her parliamentary ranks.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:42

Despite what is generally considered a humiliation, European Union President Donald Tusk took time to write British Prime Minister Theresa May to congratulate her in the wake of the elections . That means the DUP will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. The results raise major questions about whether May can remain prime minister and lead the country into vital negotiations on the country's exit from the European Union, due to start ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:36

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved legislation for increased military cooperation with Qatar, including a deal for the deployment of Turkish troops there. The new flights have increased Iranian air traffic by 17 percent, the official state news agency has reported. Libya made a similar decision. He also heaped praise on U.S.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:01

Chennai: A group of farmers, who resumed their protest after ending their month-long stir in New Delhi , yesterday temporarily called off the protest following assurance from the chief minister that their demands would be met. The Chief Minister had appealed to farmers to discuss their problems with him. He said agricultural land would now be acquired only with the consent of farmers concerned.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:26

They had discussions earlier in the week about the possibility of some in the group going to face the anti-Sharia protesters, and forming a "wall of sound" to drown out those they perceive as anti-Muslim. "We support our Muslim neighbors, we believe they a right to be here and that they can they should be able to live here", said Ken Dinder; a supporter of Islamic law.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:56

The third, Zaghba, was not on the list of 23,000 either, even though he had been stopped at Bologna airport past year bound for Syria via Turkey and told officials: "I am going to be a terrorist". The three knifemen ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge with a van and went on to stab people in Borough Market with 12in (30cm) knives. Twelve people arrested by police on Sunday have all been released without charge .

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:26

AFP | Fired FBI director James Comey confirmed Wednesday that US President Donald Trump urged him to drop a probe into his former national security advisor Michael Flynn - a bombshell revelation ahead of his hotly-anticipated appearance on Capitol Hill.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:19

Saturday's blast came at a time when the city of Kabul was under a lockdown in a bid to prevent protesters from coming on the streets to prevent a repeat of Friday's bloody confrontation between antigovernment protesters and the Afghan police.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:38

The list was published jointly by Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain - which accuse Qatar of supporting extremist groups and have cut ties with Doha . "Our president has also stressed the need to resolve this upsetting issue before the end of Ramadan, as it is against our religion, beliefs, and traditions, especially during the month of Ramadan", Cavusoglu said.Sheikh Khaled, in comments translated from Arabic to Turkish, said he had told Erdogan about the ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:52

Afghan officials said Saturday two US soldiers appeared to have been killed with an additional two wounded. One US serviceman was injured and evacuated from Afghanistan and was taken for medical care. In Milwaukee, Pence commented on the shooting: "When heroes fall, Americans grieve". The Achin District is home to a US army base that is tasked with ant-terrorism operations.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:35

In the follow-up to Merkel's statement, federal refugee coordinator Peter Altmaier pledged to deport more than 80,000 failed asylum seekers, a record number that was reached in 2016. Afghan and foreign troops who rushed to the devastated zone were greeted by ghastly scenes. His head wound had been bandaged but blood still soaked his white dress shirt.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:23

Bradley put the us ahead in the sixth minute when he deflected a poor backpass by Mexican star Javier Hernandez and created his own breakaway. Mexican midfielder Hector Herrera smacked a free kick off the bar from 30 yards after 70 minutes before Bradley hammered a volley off the post from a similar distance four minutes later but neither side could find the victor.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:29

Most shops, businesses, schools and colleges will stay open, though some have declared holidays for precautionary reasons. "Unlike last time, we will not be able to support the cause of the bandh this year as we weren't given prior information", he told the media.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:05

Several newspapers said British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was being urged by supporters to launch a challenge, but he dismissed the reports as "tripe". She confirmed this to German leader Angela Merkel in a phone call on Saturday. The goal of the British prime minister to call a snap general election was to hopefully have her hand strengthened for the Brexit negotiations.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:40

In the British Parliament elections , with the results of 649 of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives have won 318 seats (42 per cent vote share) while the Labour Party has won 261 seats (40 per cent vote share), the media reported. She didn't specify how her Conservative Party would " work together" with the Northern-Ireland-based party. The Prime Minister called what she thought would be a Brexit-focused election, but the issue was quickly overshadowed by security as two deadly ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:50

The political turmoil comes a week before Britain is due to start negotiating the terms of its exit from the European Union in talks of unprecedented complexity that are supposed to wrap up by the end of March 2019, when Britain actually leaves.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:54

Clinton's scathing tweet was clearly a reference to the now-infamous " covfefe " tweet Trump sent out earlier in the week. She also pointed to the length of Russian involvement in the Presidential elections the intelligence assessment that said Russia helped Trump to defeat Clinton.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:11

The moves against Qatar by the other Arab countries escalated in a dispute over Qatar's alleged support for Islamist groups in the region. The United States, France and Russian Federation have called for dialogue while Turkey has defended Qatar and said it would further "develop" ties with Doha .

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:24

Trump was referring this: Comey said he asked a friend to leak his personal memo about his conversations with the president. "I'd like to invite the president to testify before the Senate". "He said he would testify". Schuner said: "If there aren't tapes, he should let that be known. No more game playing", Schumer argued. "Some of the things he said just weren't true", Trump said, adding he is "100 percent" willing to "speak under oath" to give his version of those events.

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:28

Xi proposed that the SCO draw up a five-year outline for implementation of the Treaty on Long-term Good Neighborliness, Friendship and Cooperation and formulate a three-year program of cooperation to fight the "three evil forces" of terrorism , extremism and separatism.

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:57

Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports . May's political career is over, her authority as prime minister destroyed and everyone in Westminster knows it is only a matter of time before she steps down. ANAND MENON , King's College London: Firstly, the availability of someone else who can command support in the party, secondly, the scale of opposition in the party to her, and, thirdly, whether or not the members of the parliamentary party think it's better to try and get rid of her ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:21

Two leading Democrats, Senator Dianne Feinstein of California and Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont, called on Sessions to appear before the Judiciary Committee, which has oversight responsibility for the Department of Justice. But whether the American people will actually have a chance to hear what he says is still uncertain - it's not yet clear whether Sessions will appear in an open session or a closed session before only members of the committee.

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:25

Meanwhile, Labour , which had been written off by critics as all but unelectable, surged to 262 seats, up 29 from its tally in the 2015 election. Earlier however, senior DUP figures made clear they were looking at a "confidence and supply" arrangement - in which they would back the Government on the budget and in any vote of confidence - rather than a more formal pact or coalition.

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".