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by | June 13, 2017 | 16:21

The White House has condemned the arrests of protesters at anti-corruption rallies in Russian Federation. A White House spokesman said the United States condemned the detentions. But the unsanctioned rallies were raided by riot police and more than 1000 people were rounded up by officers across the country. Mr Navalny angered officials in Moscow after he made a last-minute decision to change the main protest's location to one of the city's busiest thoroughfares.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:03

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. "We were waiting for the election in Britain , but in the next few days these talks will begin". That means the DUP would back the government on confidence motions and budget votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:51

The boss of Qatar Airways has accused the US of fanning the flames of a dispute between the country and its Gulf neighbors. However, if the situation becomes critical, the Qatari government can liquidate some of its overseas assets and provide the funds to its banking system, much as Saudi Arabia did previous year when its banks faced a funding squeeze due to low oil prices , he said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:33

After top Israeli cyber-operators had penetrated a small cell of ISIS bomb makers in Syria some months ago, US Intelligence realized that the terrorist group was working on explosives that could fool airport X-ray machines by imitating perfectly innocent objects such as laptop batteries.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:12

The country is now rudderless, just days before formal negotiations begin on June 19 to finalise Britain's divorce from the European Union . German Socialist party chief Martin Schulz, who used to serve as President of the European Parliament , tweeted a healthy dose of Schadenfreude on Friday: "Whoever makes politics a game, loses .

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:08

The top US official at the meeting, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt , left the meeting after only few hours of one-on-one talks held with his counterparts from Germany, Japan , and Britain. I think the American people have spoken and along with 175 other nations agree that joining the accord was the right thing to do. All of these countries opposed Trump's plan to withdraw from the Paris accord and spent the weeks leading up to the decision lobbying the administration ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:12

Scott Pruitt , a friend of the oil industry who is sceptical about man-made climate change and was Trump's controversial choice to head the US Environmental Protection Agency, attended the meeting but was due to fly home after the first day.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:30

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 face down the so-called euroskeptics in her parliamentary ranks.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:17

Mr Lankford said Mr Sessions's testimony on Tuesday will help flesh out the truth of Mr Comey's allegations, including Mr Sessions's presence at the White House in February when Mr Trump asked to speak to Mr Comey alone. Comey nevertheless did not make any major new revelations about alleged links between Trump or his associates and Russian Federation, an issue that has dogged the president's first months in office and distracted from his policy goals such as overhauling the USA ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:54

Michael Gove is now back on the front bench, joining Theresa May's Cabinet as Environment Secretary. Gavin Williamson will remain in the position he has held for one year. Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom becomes the new Leader of the Commons while Karen Bradley continues as Culture Secretary. Former Chancellor George Osborne , who Theresa May sacked past year, described Ms May as a "dead woman walking" and said she was certain to be ousted as Conservative leader.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:28

Petersburg regional administration. At least four people were detained on June 12 in the city of Blagoveshchensk, including the organizer of the unauthorized protests there, according to OVD-Info, a site that tracks protests and police actions in Russian Federation.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:11

The attorney general "believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him and looks forward to answering the committee's questions tomorrow", Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said in a statement Monday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:26

On the morning of the women's French Open semi-finals, seven-time champion Chris Evert said the moment had arrived for a player to step up and seize an opportunity that may not come around again for a while. Jelena Ostapenko hit a double-fault on set point as Timea Bacsinszky leveled at 1-set apiece in the French Open semifinals. "My game is stronger, and it's different".

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:00

At the beginning of the match, also due to wind, rain and tough conditions overall, Mladenovic started playing bad, while Bacsinszky was straightaway very fast, and on 4-4 after 18 points played Timea managed to break her opponent and won the set 6-4.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:48

Paul Nuttall has resigned as UKIP leader after his party's vote share was decimated in yesterday's General Election . "We will be speaking the language of ordinary working people, we're going to move into the areas the Labour Party has neglected", he said after being elected Ukip leader in November, dismissing Mr Corbyn, John McDonnell and Diane Abbott as part of "a North London Islington set".

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:34

Have you read Trendiee Today? Landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 42 people in Bangladesh, authorities said on Tuesday. "The recovery work is still going on". Rangamati district reported 29 deaths, Chittagong 16 and Bandarbad six, Director General of Bangladesh Disaster Management Department (DMD) Reaz Ahmed told Efe news.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:32

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, an intelligence committee member, said senators were still deciding whether Sessions would be asked to testify in a classified briefing after the public hearing. "There's a real question of the propriety of the attorney general participating in that in any way, shape or form", Reed said on " Fox News Sunday ".

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:02

The diplomatic war on Qatar has been spearheaded by Saudi Arabia , which is itself known as the main sponsor of violent Wahhabi terrorists. The sudden move to hire Ashcroft's firm shows Qatar "certainly dropped the ball" in recognizing that government opinion in Washington had swung away from it, said Christopher Davidson, a professor of Middle East politics at Durham University in Britain.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:17

Other big prices to pay for the party's support in Westminster could be the reinstatement of any European Union subsidies that farmers lose after Brexit (worth about £350 million a year) as well as around £400 million of Brussels funding for community development and cross-border projects as part of a dividend for the peace process.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:41

We hope that the new Secretary of State is able to get a grip of this problem. If he can persuade his old foe Boris Johnson at the Foreign Office to become a global ambassador for United Kingdom farmers, not only will it show that this Government can make a difference - but that humble pie is off the menu.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:11

Taliban leaders are still said to be in Doha , however. "I would not expect any overnight resolutions", he said. The president joined Saudi King Salman in pledging a united front against extremist groups and against Iranian influence in the Middle East, a move widely seen as endorsing Saudi leadership in the region.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:50

BSF Inspector General, Punjab Frontier, Mukul Goyal ordered a probe after the porn clip was played at the meeting where eight women personnel were also present. In a statement, the BSF said it is investigating the incident to find out where the lapse was and the officer responsible for it. He condemned the entire scenario and stated that no officer should have such objectionable content on an official computer.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:09

A classic: thank you for the support so far, this is what you'll get in the future. The video game publisher will be in the E3 spotlight on Monday, June 12 at 4 p.m. If you played Far Cry: Primal , it's similar to that. Ubisoft is putting some money behind a brand new VR experience called Transference , due out in the Spring of 2018.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:26

Sunday papers reported that Boris Johnson was being encouraged to make a leadership bid in an effort to oust Mrs May , claims strongly disputed by the Foreign Secretary. Surely, the 2017 snap polls have sent signals that the British population would no longer blindly support the right-wing capitalism and if the next elections take place any time during the next five years, the Labour Party would be a potential threat to May's Conservatives .

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:26

Comey added, "Something about the way I was conducting it, the president felt created pressure on him that he wanted to relieve". "I think he abused power", said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. Comey suggested that Trump take the matter to his superiors. Bharara says he's not accusing Trump of pressing him on any particular case. 'James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:58

Patty Jenkins: "It will certainly have an impact and I'm so honored to be a part of that". Wonder Woman is finally here. Some fans are buying tickets for opening night not just to see the film but as a show of support for Jenkins. She wanted the character to have many traits, so she isn't one-dimensional. The long road to this role proves that there is a lack of opportunity for women in Hollywood.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:15

The oil rich Qatar, the paper said , is a small country with most of its land being a desert unsuitable for any type of plantation. An Iranian diplomat in Doha said three cargo planes from Iran were landing in Qatar each day, bringing mostly fruit and vegetables.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:25

On Wednesday, written testimony by Comey about his alleged interactions with President Donald Trump was released in which the ex-director noted that he asked Sessions "prevent any future direct communication" between Trump and himself after the two shared a private dinner on January 27 and a one-on-one Oval Office meeting on February 14 that Comey found to be "inappropriate".

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:26

Sessions said in a letter on Saturday that he will appear before the committee to address matters that Comey brought up last week in testimony to the same panel. The White House has already acknowledged that Sessions will not hesitate to invoke executive privilege, which may limit knowledge-sharing quite a bit.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:59

However, their highly-charged sectarian rhetoric and associations must also be a major consideration, particularly given the threats already facing the Good Friday Agreement after Brexit. So as I've said in recent posts, I believe the now likely "softer" Brexit deal to be GBP-positive but with such uncertainty still prevailing over the United Kingdom political landscape we should expect pound gains to be limited.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:55

Comey's testimony last week. Comey wrote that Sessions did not reply to his request. The attorney general "believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him and looks forward to answering the committee's questions tomorrow", Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said in a statement Monday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:00

District Court in Miami. -Dec. 11, 2011: Sent back to Panama and immediately imprisoned. Noriega was a Cold War ally of the United States in a region where Soviet-backed insurgencies threatened American hegemony in the Western Hemisphere.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:39

Theresa May , the prime minister, has therefore sought to form a minority government, relying on support from the DUP . Against this uncertain backdrop, Brexit negotiations are scheduled to start on June 19. However, the DUP's nascent deal with the Conservatives has prompted concerns over how the central United Kingdom government will be able to act as an honest broker in an administration propped up by 10 unionist lawmakers.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:21

Duterte on Sunday said he "never approached America" for help. "This is dedicated to soldiers who offered their lives to implement our mission in Marawi city ", said Colonel Jose Maria Cuerpo, commander of a Philippine Army brigade fighting in Marawi .

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:46

On Friday, the President declared he was "100 per cent" willing to testify under oath that Mr Comey was lying about their conversations, but refused to confirm the existence of the tapes . "Well, I didn't say that", Trump said. On Friday, the leaders of the House of Representatives intelligence committee's investigation said they had asked Mr Comey for his notes and memos about his discussions with Mr Trump, and also asked the White House for its notes and memos on the same.