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PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

As Tory ministers attempt a damage limitation exercise, the buoyant Labour leader appeared on the Andrew Marr show to say his party is "ready and able to form" a government. But Elmar Brok, a German conservative and the European Parliament's top Brexit expert, told the Ruhr Nachrichten newspaper that the talks would now be more complicated.


'We Are Still In': US Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Paris Agreement

'We Are Still In': US Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Paris Agreement

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said United States withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement had come as a shock for India and he believes America will rethink its decision on the climate change agreement. The United States had set a target for reducing emissions by 2025 at 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels - or about 1.6 billion tons of annual emissions.


Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum

Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum

And corporate sponsors including JetBlue, Goya and AT&T said they'd stick with their decision to drop out. If Puerto Rico becomes a state, Spanish would automatically become the second language of the U.S. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello campaigned a year ago on holding a referendum. The 2000 Puerto Rican Day parade was dedicated to Pedro Albizu Campos, leader of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, who urged islanders to start an armed struggle for independence, and who in 1950 was ...


Iran sends planes of food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Iran sends planes of food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan also insisted on the need to find a diplomatic solution to the problem, adding that Turkey would stand by Qatar. Since taking office, Trump has aligned himself closely with Saudi Arabia and an allied bloc of Arab countries.


Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis

Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis

On June 8, Arab states led by Saudi Arabia issued a list of Qatar-linked people and organizations it said were "terrorists" as they ratcheted up their boycott of the peninsular state. "We, as Turkey, will pursue our constructive efforts to resolve this crisis because we see the stability and security in Gulf region as our own". The tough USA line was a rebuff for Qatar's efforts to reach out for support from overseas.


Qatar Airways profits hit $540 million before Gulf crisis

Qatar Airways profits hit $540 million before Gulf crisis

Qatar strongly rejects the allegations and says it is open to talks on ending the dispute, which also saw the three Gulf states order all Qataris out of their countries within 14 days. He said that right now Pakistan is importing 2.75 million tons of LNG from Qatar per year and in comings months Pakistan's second LNG terminal would be operational.