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United Kingdom prime minister makes Cabinet appointments

Corbyn said another national election might be needed to break the deadlock. "I just can't see how she can continue in any long-term way". Yet, other than continuing vetoes over same-sex marriage and abortion legalisation, the DUP leadership will not be interested in reinforcing the party's religious outlook.



Russia touts dialogue in addressing Qatar crisis

While Tillerson and others have called for an easing of tensions, Trump on Friday said Qatar had "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level". Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and other nations in the region moved to cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar this week. "Turkish troops are coming to Qatar for the sake of the security of the entire region", Thani said at a briefing in Doha, as quoted by the Hurriyet newspaper.



UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

Qatar Airways, which serves 150 destinations, launched 10 routes over the past financial year, including Adelaide, Atlanta and Helsinki. Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi tells reporters in a weekly news conference: "These countries should try to settle their differences at the negotiating table in a positive and comprehensive process".



Trump Still Hasn't Decided Whether To 'Let' Comey Testify, Conway Says

As FBI director, Comey was leading the agency's probe into Russian interference in last year's presidential election and into whether Trump campaign aides illegally colluded with Russia before Trump fired Comey last month. Nearly as soon as the executive-privilege trial balloon went up yesterday, the White House shot it down. In an interview with CBS News' " Face the Nation ", Warner, D-Virginia, also said that "no matter what you thought about Jim Comey, the fact that the president ...


Northern Irish unionists to open talks with UK's May about support

Northern Irish unionists to open talks with UK's May about support

New elections will be called. Among Tory MPs there was fury at the way a 20-point opinion poll lead at the start of the campaign had been thrown away in an election which she did not need to call for another three years. Over the weekend, the DUP and the Conservatives are likely to discuss the government's legislative agenda to agree how the informal coalition will work in practice.



England defeats Venezuela to win U20 World Cup

The raucous crowd roared their approval when Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored what would be the game's only goal on 35 minutes to hand England their first U20 world title. "I am a Newcastle player and my goal is to play for Newcastle one day". But the former Crawley Town and Kilmarnock loanee, who also made his England Under-21s debut this season, says the award is about more than the goalkeeper as he paid tribute to his team-mates and his father Andy, a goalkeeping coach ...