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Russian hackers 'planted false story' behind Mideast crisis

While the US military has said it wouldn't change its posture at Qatar's Al-Udeid Air Base, Trump made a series of tweets calling into question his commitment to the peninsular nation. U.S. officials were blindsided by Saudi Arabia's decision to sever ties with Qatar, current and former United States officials told Reuters . It was unclear how Trump's broadside against Qatar might affect the US -led coalition fighting IS.


Conservatives Have 7-point Edge In YouGov's Final UK Election Projection

Conservatives Have 7-point Edge In YouGov's Final UK Election Projection

While the Conservatives undoubtedly wanted Brexit to be focus of the election , it hasn't been the only issue in the last month or so of campaigning. Flanked by members of her cabinet at a rally in Birmingham, the prime minister said Brexit was the basis for Britain's future success. Taking the stage, he was met with chants of "oh Jeremy Corbyn " and a roaring ovation that lasted more than a minute despite shadow foreign secretary and local MP Emily Thornberry's insistence the ...


North Korea launches four surface-to-ship missiles

North Korea launches four surface-to-ship missiles

The improved range indicates North Korea is pursuing weapons capable of reaching US aircraft carriers that operate from deeper positions, he said . The launch comes one day after Moon's government suspended the deployment of a controversial U.S. missile defense system which had strained relations with China and angered North Korea .


Shots fired at protest kill 5 farmers in central India

Shots fired at protest kill 5 farmers in central India

Mr Singh said an investigation had been ordered to find out who opened fire at the protest site. Earlier, the Madhya Pradesh government denied permission to Gandhi to visit Mandsaur . Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the family members of those killed in the protests will be given an exgratia compensation of Rs 1 crore.



Qatar open to talks to resolve crisis: Foreign Minister

Qatar is home to global airline Qatar Airways and many airports in the Gulf region are major hubs for worldwide connecting flights. The Arab countries have blocked Qatari vessels from entering their airspace, as well as using their seaports, and Saudi Arabia has closed off its land border.



Police name two London bridge attackers

The Jabir Bin Zayid Islamic Centre, where Butt occasionally worshipped, said he was once asked to leave "after interrupting a Friday sermon". It is thought that Choudary played a key role in Butt's radicalization, according to a British government official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk about the ongoing investigation.