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Qatar diplomatic crisis: Recep Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Gulf nation

Qatar diplomatic crisis: Recep Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Gulf nation

Speaking in a rare interview, Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told The Associated Press that Qatar has "chosen to ride the tiger of extremism and terrorism " and now needed to pay the price. While Trump continued to side with the Saudis in their standoff with Qatar, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on June 9 called for an easing of the Arab blockade - a split that Erdogan picked up on.


Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: 'Burn down police station,' Says Congress Lawmaker

Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: 'Burn down police station,' Says Congress Lawmaker

We strongly feel that the farmers are on the war path and they are genuinely raising their voices. Accusing BJP's state and central governments of being "insensitive" towards farmers and their plight, she said this is the reason why farmers were agitating in states like Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.


Shiv Sena, Congress slam Chouhan over his indefinite fast

Shiv Sena, Congress slam Chouhan over his indefinite fast

He also said that the chief minister met farmers' leaders on June 4 and assured that their problems will be resolved. "I totally stand by Shivraj Chouhan's fast for peace and support him in this initiative". Expressing grief over the escalating farmers' agitation, the Chief Minister said that he is open to discussions with them and is sitting on the ground as he understands their pain.



After decade of Hamas, Gaza short on freedom, jobs, electricity

Judeir's comments come as tension heightens between Qatar and Arab states, including Bahrain, Egypt , Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Yemen. You might have to pinch yourself to believe a Saudi Arabian newspaper's criticism of Gaza-based terrorist organization Hamas. Hamas, the ruling faction of the Gaza Strip, is considered a terrorist organization by the US, Israel and the European Union .


Islamic state claims responsibility for Australia attack -Amaq

Islamic state claims responsibility for Australia attack -Amaq

The incident began Monday afternoon when 29-year-old Yacub Khayre called a sex worker to a serviced apartment building in the affluent Melbourne suburb, Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton told reporters. Three police officers were also injured during the standoff. The police identified the gunman as Yacqub Khayre , an Australian citizen with a long criminal record who came to the country from Somalia as a child refugee.


Amit Shah calls Mahatma Gandhi a 'chatur baniya', Congress demands apology

Amit Shah calls Mahatma Gandhi a 'chatur baniya', Congress demands apology

Addressing a select audience of "prominent citizens" in Raipur on Friday evening, Shah also said the Congress was not rooted in any ideology or principles and was sort of a "special goal vehicle" to secure freedom. Addressing a group of "eminent persons" in Chattisgarh, he also said the Congress party was "merely an instrument of gaining independence". "After Sonia Gandhi, Rahul will be president of the Congress party, but no one can predict the next president of BJP", he added.