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Jun 08 2017

UAE ruling family member: Qatar now questioning its leaders

Jubeir also said efforts would be made to resolve the conflict within the Gulf Cooperation Council. But the Pentagon has also thanked Qatar for hosting the larges...

Jun 08 2017

Militants had planned bigger attack on Marawi

The military had said he was wounded in a January airstrike; in the video , however, there are no indications that he is injured. "Our priority is in Marawi", Salamat ...

Jun 08 2017

Kuwait's ruler to meet Saudi King over Qatar row

On Monday, five Arab states - Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the UAE, Bahrain and Yemen - abruptly cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism. Sheikh...

Jun 08 2017

U.S. coalition begins 'long and difficult' battle for Islamic State's Raqqa stronghold

Lt. Gen Steve Townsend, the top US commander in Iraq , said in a statement that the double offensive is hurting the groups prestige and ability to attract new recruits...

Jun 08 2017

Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot

Police have confirmed they are treating the Brighton siege as "an act of terrorism ". A police auto is pictured outside the Buckingham Serviced Apartments in Bay Str...

Jun 08 2017

Turkey will retaliate if Syria's Raqqa operation presents threat - PM

The jihadists captured the city in 2014 and has used it as a base to plan attacks in the West. But US officials estimate that at least 3,000 Islamic State fighters ar...

Jun 08 2017

Twitter Users, Blocked by Trump, Cry Censorship

The Knight Institute's executive director Jameel Jaffer argued that Trump blocking Twitter users was unconstitutional. When I opened my computer later that evening, the...

Jun 08 2017

Cleveland Cop Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Has Been Fired

But his dismissal had nothing to do with Rice's death. Rice had been playing with what looked like a gun in a park near his home when someone called 911 to report him...

Jun 08 2017

Rock am Ring goes ahead

The festival was evacuated on its opening night on Friday after Koblenz police said they were in possession of "concrete elements, in the light of which a possible terror...

Jun 08 2017

Toll in Sri Lanka floods increases to 100

Indian High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu handed over the relief items brought by INS Kirch to Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake. Search and rescue operations are...

Jun 08 2017

Attackers named in London terror probe as PM under pressure

Terror on and near the London Bridge left at least seven people dead and wounded nearly 50 others on Saturday. "We grieve with the families and friends of those who h...

Jun 08 2017

While in Montreal, Obama has dinner with Trudeau

Both the Obama Foundation and Justin Trudeau's official Twitter accounts tweeted out pictures of the reunion. "Thanks @BarackObama for your visit & insights tonight ...

Jun 08 2017

Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia investigation

With an empty war room and an incompetent communications team, President Donald Trump has determined that he alone will be able to challenge former FBI Director Ja...

Jun 08 2017

China missiles can send nukes to Western Pacific, US says

Such bases would probably be meant to send forces quickly to help Chinese nationals during humanitarian crises rather than wage war, Char said. Other major Asia-Pacific...

Jun 08 2017

Oliver Stone: Megyn Kelly didn't know her stuff with Putin

Stone, who is producing his own documentary of the Russian leader, complimented Kelly's appearance and questioning, but trashed the "machine-gun like" pace of the intervi...

Jun 08 2017

Sher Bahadur Deuba takes oath as Nepal PM

Nepal's newly elected prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba , center, waves to the media at the Parliament House in Kathmandu , Nepal, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. With this Deo...

Jun 08 2017

Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar

Qatar is home to the biggest USA military air base in West Asia, with about 8,000 personnel based at al-Udeid. Jordan joined the pressure on Qatar, downgrading its dipl...

Jun 08 2017

Nicola Sturgeon: Kezia Dugdale told me Labour should stop opposing indyref2

Kezia Dugdale has spent this campaign claiming she opposes a second independence referendum. Her mother Joan - herself an SNP politician - once joked about her daughte...

Jun 08 2017

France Says Notre Dame Attack "Isolated Act"

According to French media reports, police investigating the incident found a video in which the 40-year-old man, Farid Ikken , pronounced himself a follower of the Islam...

Jun 08 2017

Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from N. Korea

The statement said the latest resolution was said to have been put together by the USA and China in the "back room". Tensions between North Korea and the US have ratc...