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Sturgeon urges voters to help keep Tories in check

In a speech in Perth today (Tuesday 30 May) the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon outlined her party's position in contrast to the ideology of the UK Tory party and its Scottish party, which she claimed was "representing the hardest of Brexit , damaging Scotland and its economy".



Flight turns back after passenger threatens to blow it up

A man who threatened to blow up a plane carrying more than 330 passengers out of Melbourne had been released from psychiatric care the same day. Victoria Police Senior Constable Adam West said police responded to Malaysia Airlines request for help and arrived at Tullamarine Airport at 11:40 p.m.



Kabul blast: Multiple explosions rock protest victim's funeral, 15 feared dead

Abdullah Abdullah, who attended the funeral and tweeted that he was not harmed in the attack. They were there to pay homage to Salim Ezidyar, the slain son of Mohammad Elim Ezidyar - deputy speaker of the parliament's upper house- who died on Friday when people protesting against Wednesday's truck bombing clashed with police.


Kuwait's ruler to meet Saudi King over Qatar row

Kuwait's ruler to meet Saudi King over Qatar row

He later tweeted: "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" A Qatari central bank official, declining to be named under briefing rules, told Reuters the riyal's dip was due to speculation and that Qatar had huge foreign exchange reserves which it could use if necessary to support its currency.


All 12 arrested after London Bridge attack released without charge

All 12 arrested after London Bridge attack released without charge

In Britain's third Islamist attack in as many months, three men rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before running into the Borough Market nightlife area, where they slit throats and stabbed people indiscriminately. "When you have a special relationship it is no different from when you have got a close mate". U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at London's mayor on Twitter for a second day in the wake of a deadly terror attack in the city.


Turkey's Erdogan speaks to leaders in Qatar-Gulf dispute

Turkey's Erdogan speaks to leaders in Qatar-Gulf dispute

Bahrain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen and the Maldives also severed ties with gas-rich Qatar, which Riyadh accused of supporting groups, including some backed by Iran, "that aim to destabilize the region". "It's a cycle of panic and I needed to get pasta", said Ernest, a Lebanese national pushing two trollies. Leading Arab powers including Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of support for Islamist militants and Iran.