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Theresa May will be the next Prime Minister, Tony Blair predicts

Theresa May will be the next Prime Minister, Tony Blair predicts

It comes after Mr Blair said earlier this week that Labour risked losing the election if it failed to make Brexit the most prominent issue of the six-week campaign. A new Parliament that reflected current polling would not. He has spared no effort to discredit Corbyn, who is believed to still have a strong following among voters.


Turkey opposition heads to European court to challenge referendum

Turkey opposition heads to European court to challenge referendum

The move by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) marks an unprecedented step back for Turkey, which becomes the first of the group's 47 member states to be reinstated on monitoring due to worries over its governance. Turkey's government initial reaction to the decision was angry. The report also proposed for monitoring to be reopened as a measure to improve cooperation between the Strasbourg institution and the Turkish authorities.


Korean ballistic missile test fails

Korean ballistic missile test fails

Tillerson's goals Friday were two-fold: Stricter global enforcement of existing sanctions on North Korea and strengthening the worldwide resolve on North Korea so it eventually disarms. "We must have full and complete compliance by every country", Tillerson said. Wang didn't answer a reporter's question Friday about Tillerson's assertion.


Pope Francis Leads Holy Mass at Stadium in Cairo

Pope Francis Leads Holy Mass at Stadium in Cairo

The smiling pontiff was then greeted by a group of children wearing pharaonic head dresses. Egypt's Armed Force organized celebrations that included documentaries displaying the history of the Vatican and the Pope. "Peace alone... is holy and no act of violence can be perpetrated in the name of God, for it would profane his name", Francis said. The Pope also criticised the rise of "demagogic forms of populism", in an apparent sideswipe at US President Donald Trump and right-wing ...



N.Korean missile test fails for fourth straight time

The latest launch came just hours after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned the UN Security Council of "catastrophic consequences" if the global community - most notably China - failed to pressure the North into abandoning its weapons program.


Congress to avert shutdown hours before deadline

Congress to avert shutdown hours before deadline

The House and Senate were widely expected to pass the measure on strong bipartisan votes to give negotiators more time to work out their differences and avoid an ignominious shutdown on Trump's 100th day in office Saturday. "As soon as we have the votes, we'll vote on it", he said after leaving a House GOP leadership meeting that lasted almost two hours. Both houses of Congress passed the weeklong measure with hours to spare before Friday's midnight deadline for some government operations ...