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Pound dives as United Kingdom enters new period of uncertainty

Pound dives as United Kingdom enters new period of uncertainty

The DUP is similar to the "religious right" in the United States and takes a hardline stance on social issues, such as same-sex marriage and abortion. Meanwhile, as Mrs May sought to win backing for her Government, Mr Williamson was sent to Northern Ireland. But Minister Varadkar says both governments must be co-guarantors of the Good Friday Agreement.



Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny 'arrested on way to protest'

Navalny called the rally after tens of thousands turned out across Russian Federation on March 26 for an "anti-corruption" protest in the wake of his allegations that Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has amassed vineyards, luxury yachts and lavish mansions worth more than $1 billion.


United Kingdom ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

United Kingdom ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

Michael Gove, who was sacked as Justice Secretary by Theresa May a year ago after he ran in the Conservative leadership contest after David Cameron resigned, has been appointed as Environment Secretary. "Mr Kenny has some cheek in opposing a role for the DUP, when the DUP has shared government with Sinn Fein and is prepared to continue to do so", said Lord Kilclooney.



Macron on track for parliamentary majority

Prime Minister Philippe urged French voters to improve on Sunday's turnout, stressing the importance of going out to vote. France's newly-elected President looks set to cement his grip on power as first-round parliamentary election results suggested that his fledgling political party is set to win a stunning majority.



Angela Merkel says EU ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution

Some Tories, including the party's Scottish leader Ruth Davidson, are unhappy about a deal with the DUP because of the party's opposition to gay marriage and abortion and other policy clashes with the Conservatives. The party, which returned 10 MPs to Westminster, has garnered a reputation for its strong, sometimes controversial views. Foster said Friday it would be "difficult" for May to continue in her role.



Netanyahu: Israel Must Keep Military Control of Jordan Valley

On the other hand, 65 percent of Jewish Israelis said that Israel's control of the region contributes to Israel's security, as opposed to 29.7 percent who disagreed. Guterres made no mention of their own choices in the matter, the numerous rejections of peace proposals rejected by the Palestinian Authority leadership and the refusal by those living in camps who chose not to move out and make a better life for themselves elsewhere, including in the PA.