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Global Media Qatar fights back, suspends all flights to Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Qatar fights back, suspends all flights to Saudi Arabia

Saudi also expelled Qatar troops from Saudi-led fighting in Yemen. "Airspace will be impacted ‎by flights being re-routed, especially for Qatar Airways who will no longer be allowed to use the expansive airspace of Saudi Arabia on flights to Europe and North America ", he said .

Author: 0 In shadow of deadly attacks, British election campaign resumes

Mimbo said he saw armed police swoop on the flat on Sunday in the hours after the attack. British media were on Monday declining, in response to police requests, to name the men believed to have attacked central London on Saturday, but were nevertheless reporting details about some of the suspects.

Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron says Donald Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

While Macron reportedly sought to convey strength with the handshake , he spoke fondly of Trump on Saturday after a Group of Seven summit in Italy, praising the US president's "capacity to listen". "Each president gripped the other's hand with considerable intensity, their knuckles turning white and their jaws clenching and faces tightening", said Washington Post's pool reporter Philip Rucker.

Global Media Syrian government had no role in Idlib chemical attack: Putin
Author: 0 Syrian government had no role in Idlib chemical attack: Putin

The claim has been denied by Russia Today editor Margarita Simonyan, who said that Mr Macron's denouncing of news he did not agree with would set a "dangerous precedent that threatens both freedom of speech and journalism at large". The Versailles exhibition commemorates a visit to France 300 years ago by Peter the Great, known for his European tastes. Syria agreed in September 2013 to destroy its chemical weapons programme under a deal negotiated with the United States and Russian ...

Author: 0 Diplomatic crisis escalates as Qatar expresses regret

The Qatar Stock Exchange fell more than 7 percent. The countries also said they would eject Qatar's diplomats from their territories. Qatar National Bank has been planning to apply for an investment banking licence for its Saudi unit. It also accused Doha of supporting terrorist organizations, including the Muslim Brotherhood. Trump and other USA officials participated in a ceremonial sword dance in a trip to Saudi Arabia last month.

Author: 0 Vanity Fair's 'The Last Jedi' photoshoot is full of fascinating new details

However, this might disappoint fans who are hoping to see some development between John Boyega's Finn and Daisy Ridley's Rey, or Finn and Oscar Isaac's Poe Dameron. It's a shame we won't get to find out what that film would have looked like, but Fisher and her iconic character will no doubt be given a proper send off in The Last Jedi this December.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn agrees to turn over some documents to Senate Intelligence Committee

There is disagreement about whether those three subpoenas were issued without the knowledge of committee Democrats. Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has rejected a request to produce documents to Congress. The House Intelligence Committee and the Senate Intelligence Committee are the dominant committees leading the congressional probes. Associates have said Comey wrote memos describing certain interactions with Trump that gave him pause in the months after the election, including ...

Global Media Breitbart writer out after inflammatory tweets following London attack
Author: 0 Breitbart writer out after inflammatory tweets following London attack

McHugh wrote in a tweet still pinned to the top of her timeline. A third Breitbart employee described the comments as "dumb". Katie McHugh , a Breitbart reporter, demonstrated exactly why her publication has been branded with terms such as "racist", "fascist" and "hate site" in the past by people, after she posted an anti-Muslim remark on Twitter, in the aftermath of the terrorist attack in London on Saturday.

Author: 0 Goldman Sachs caught up in anti-Maduro protests

Protests against President Nicolas Maduro's government have left dozens dead in the last two months. His opponents say the purchase has given him a financial lifeline. Goldman's bond purchase is part of a strategy to increase positions in Venezuelan holdings, The Journal's sources said. Goldman Sachs paid $ 865 million to purchase $2.8 billion in bonds that mature in 2022.

Author: 0 London Fortifies Bridges to Protect Pedestrians From Attack

Saturday night's rampage at a popular nightlife hub around London Bridge by men wearing fake suicide vests was the third deadly terror attack in Britain in less than three months and came only days before a general election. May said on Sunday the three attacks in Britain were bound by an "evil ideology " that says Western values are incompatible with Islam, and demanded action from internet firms.

Global Media China rejects 'irresponsible' US remarks on S China Sea
Author: 0 China rejects 'irresponsible' US remarks on S China Sea

It said Wee did so because the South Korean and US militaries decided not to publicize the launchers' arrivals. The North's foreign ministry "condemns and outrightly rejects the sanctions racket put forth by the United States and the UN Security Council to prevent the strengthening of our nuclear deterrence", a ministry spokesman said.

Author: 0 Two more Australians, one seriously injured, caught in London terror attack

Bangs and gunshots have been reported as two more addresses in east London were searched by police in connection with Saturday's deadly terror attack in the capital. They "tried everything but were unable to save her", Mark Ferguson added in a Facebook post. Although she said no direct link can be drawn between the three terrorist attacks that have struck the United Kingdom in the past three months, she warned "terrorism breeds terrorism".

Global Media Theresa May campaigning after working-class voters
Author: 0 Theresa May campaigning after working-class voters "abandoned by Labour"

While the Tories might think foreign policy is a problem for Corbyn, the Labour leader clearly believes Theresa May's coziness to Donald Trump is a problem for them both. Tommy Sheppard, a lawmaker for the Scottish National Party, said in a statement, "The very fact that this draft manifesto has been leaked shows how divided and chaotic the Labour Party are".

Global Media TPP trade deal members seek to move ahead without US
Author: 0 TPP trade deal members seek to move ahead without US

Instead, the US wanted to include references to "unfair trade practices" and the removal of "barriers that distort trade to ensure that it is both free and fair", Reuters reported. Spearheaded by former U.S. president Barack Obama, the far-reaching TPP - which notably excludes China - would have rewritten the rules of 21st century trade and was seen as a way to counter Beijing's regional economic dominance.

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at Germany over trade, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation; promises change

Merkel asked as Trump sat stoically. "As far as wiretapping, I guess, by - you know - [the Obama] administration, at least we have something in common, perhaps", Trump said in March during a press conference with Merkel. But after Merkel and other senior German officials, who are campaigning ahead of September national elections in their own country, spent the weekend attacking Trump, the USA leader returned to the theme.

Author: 0 Uber slammed for surge pricing during London attacks

London's mayor swiftly shot down the USA president's remarks, made in a series of overnight tweets, as critics accused Trump of exploiting a terror attack for political gain - and not for the first time. British Prime Minister Theresa May blamed "evil" Islamist ideology and vowed to crackdown on extremist content online worldwide, as police detained 11 people following two raids in east London .

Global Media Greece to represent Egypt in Qatar after diplomatic break
Author: 0 Greece to represent Egypt in Qatar after diplomatic break

A third rival government is also based in Tripoli. "That being said, gas-exporting Qatar still has huge fiscal buffers and mainly trades outside the sub-region, meaning its overall economic stability is not under direct threat from the cooling of GCC ties", the note said.

Author: 0 Putin plays down ties with President Trump's ex-adviser Flynn

Kelly pressed Putin on whether he has any dossier or embarrassing dirt on President Trump that could be used to blackmail the commander-in-chief. Kelly, who was a prime-time star on Fox News Channel, moved to NBC at the start of this year.

Author: 0 After London attack, May faces election heat over police cuts

We have had to close police stations, sell police buildings, and we've lost thousands of police staff", he said. Saturday night's London Bridge terror attack , which claimed the lives of seven people, including the three attackers involved, and left 48 others injured from bullet and knife wounds, has once again shifted focus to Pakistan , as one of the attackers gunned down, it turns out, was a jihadist of Pakistani origin.

Global Media UK police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody
Author: 0 UK police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody

Bomb disposal experts were in Rusholme, and a 100-metre cordon was put in place after Greater Manchester police described the vehicle as "potentially significant" to its investigation. The cordon was lifted at about 7.30pm last night after a lorry believed to be carrying the vehicle drove away. They are continuing to track the movements of bomber Salman Abedi between May 18 and 22.

Global Media France and India to work together to combat climate change
Author: 0 France and India to work together to combat climate change

France committed to fighting climate change and will continue, not only within framework of Paris accord also in actions we are implementing. PM Modi said today that go "above and beyond" the Paris Accord to combat climate change. "Within a lot of uncertainty and instability where we don't know in which direction the world's great powers are going, it's important to show that the relationship between France and India is stable", said the diplomat.

Global Media Trump 'to do everything' for Middle East peace
Author: 0 Trump 'to do everything' for Middle East peace

Israel Hayom reported Thursday that Trump told Abbas during their private meeting in Bethlehem on Tuesday that his peace initiative will be based on the Saudi plan for a normalization of ties between Israel and Arab countries in the region, which would then lead to negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.

Author: 0 Tillerson urges Gulf states to address differences, stay united

In response, Qatar regretted the decision to cut relations with Doha, saying the move was "unjustified" and was based on " claims and groundless allegations". "The government had already taken the necessary measures and precautions to ensure that normal life continues", a statement from the Qatari Cabinet said.

Author: 0 Australia Look To Make Amends Against Bangladesh

Bangladesh on the other hand, would expect batsmen other than Tamim Iqbal and Rahim to step up. Australia endured frustration in their opening encounter after their match against New Zealand was washed out while Bangladesh's defeat to England means they need a win here to keep any hopes of qualification alive.

Author: 0 Nations Cut Diplomatic Ties to Qatar as Gulf Rift Deepens

It took a major gamble on the Muslim Brotherhood, supporting its brief stint in power in Egypt as well as the group's Islamist offshoots in the region, including Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the move was rooted in longstanding differences and urged the parties to resolve them. They would need to win all three of those to have any hope of reaching a play-off that may see them play Saudi Arabia or UAE for a place in Russian Federation.

Global Media US Supreme Court throws out North Carolina redistricting ruling
Author: 0 US Supreme Court throws out North Carolina redistricting ruling

The court later ordered the state General Assembly to come up with new state legislative maps and to hold a special election in 2017, with anyone elected before and after that election to serve a one-year term. "While special elections have costs", they "pale in comparison to the costs to voters of a racial gerrymander", a federal panel of judges in North Carolina wrote in November.

Global Media Police name 2 of 3 London attackers
Author: 0 Police name 2 of 3 London attackers

The man who went on to wage a horrific attack on people at London Bridge previously appeared in a programme called The Jihadis Next Door on Channel 4 . May, under fire because of three major attacks in Britain in the last three months, said Corbyn wasn't fit to safeguard Britain's security at a time of heightened threat.

Author: 0 Saudi shuts Al-Jazeera office in Qatar row: ministry

There were reports of long lines at supermarkets in Qatar on Monday as people stocked up on food following news that Saudi Arabia was closing the country's only land border. Cavusoglu said problems could only be resolved through dialogue. The Emir's alleged comments appeared on Qatar's official news agency, but Qatar claimed that the website was "hacked", the report fabricated by the culprits.

Global Media Corbyn demands May resign over police cuts in wake of terror attacks
Author: 0 Corbyn demands May resign over police cuts in wake of terror attacks

In Saturday night's attack three men rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge then stabbed others enjoying a night out in a popular food and drink market, before being shot dead by armed police. She sought to turn attention back to Brexit with a personal attack on the Labour leader's fitness to represent the country at the forthcoming negotiations with Brussels.

Author: 0 Trump renews feud with London mayor over terror attack

Trump said the attack showed it was time to "stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people", after tweeting the night before that it underscored the need for his contested "travel ban" on several Muslim-majority nations.

Author: 0 May faces calls to resign over cuts to police numbers

Jeremy Corbyn has joined calls for Theresa May to resign in the wake of recent terror attacks. Steve Hilton , who left Downing Street in 2012, posted reports relating to an alleged suspect of Saturday's attack , before adding: "Theresa May responsible for security failures of London Bridge, Manchester, Westminster Bridge".

Author: 0 Trump vows to do whatever is necessary to protect US

Officials in the United Kingdom say that after the van hit pedestrians on the bridge, three men armed with large knives then fled the scene and started attacking people at bars and restaurants in the nearby Borough Market. Trump also pushed his stalled travel ban, took on gun control supporters and pledged that the United States will be there to help London . Khan has used those words in a television interview, but it was to reassure Londoners about a stepped up police presence they might ...

Author: 0 Kabul blames Pakistan, Haqqani network for bombing

He also vowed that the attack would not shake Germany's determination to "support the Afghan regime with the stabilisation of their country". The stricken neighbourhood was considered Kabul's safest, with the embassies protected by dozens of 10-foot-high blast walls and government offices guarded by security forces.

Global Media President Trump Honors Fallen Service Members
Author: 0 President Trump Honors Fallen Service Members

Trump paid the nation's respects to those lost in war during Memorial Day ceremonies here today. And Fergie, a member of the American Legion, who says she remembers the fallen everyday, but Memorial Day is a special time to pay tribute.

Global Media US Reports Successful Anti-ICBM Missile Test
Author: 0 US Reports Successful Anti-ICBM Missile Test

Syring said the test showed that the USA was "ahead of where we think the threat will go" from North Korea for the next several years. Vice Admiral Jim Syring, the director of the Missile Defense Agency, said the test proves the US has the capability to defend itself from any missile threats posed by potential adversaries.

Author: 0 Trump slams 'watered down travel ban'

The high court also is being asked to uphold the constitutionality of the Trump travel policy, which lower courts have blocked because it shows anti-Muslim prejudice. With the confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court pick earlier this year, the court retains a 5-4 conservative majority, while the lower courts that have ruled thus far have been more liberal-leaning.

Author: 0 Iraq starts new assault on Islamic State group in Mosul

The fall of the city would, in effect, mark the end of the Iraqi half of the "caliphate" declared almost three years ago by Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, which also covers parts of Syria. Zimmerman, who helps advise a brigade from the Iraqi Ninth division, said forces had made some gains. Yet with such a small amount of the city still held by the militants and so many Iraqi forces attacking at once, Zimmerman said it will hard to marshal and coordinate USA -led aircraft in the ...

Global Media North Korea says rejects new sanctions, to continue nuclear program
Author: 0 North Korea says rejects new sanctions, to continue nuclear program

The statement said the latest resolution was said to have been put together by the United States and China in the "back room". "China is a significant economic and trading power". "And we urge all nations to resolve their disputes peacefully and in accordance with the worldwide rules-based order". North Korea on Sunday denounced the new sanctions imposed two days earlier by the U.N.

Global Media China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea
Author: 0 China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea

China and other nations must strengthen efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday (June 5), while also calling out Beijing over its South China Sea activities. "The U.S.is ceaselessly trying to form tension" on the Korean Peninsula, Pyongyang said. The siren "rang all of a sudden while we were picking grass, so that scared me", said Taison Ito, a 10-year-old fifth grader.

Global Media Five countries cut ties with Qatar over 'terrorism' support
Author: 0 Five countries cut ties with Qatar over 'terrorism' support

Qatar, which will host the 2022 football World Cup, is a member of the US-led coalition to defeat the Islamic State group. The conflict between Qatar and its neighbors began late last month, following the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh May 20-21, when the Qatar News Agency posted a speech on behalf of the country's emir supporting improved relations with Iran .

Global Media PM To Attend UN Oceans Conference In NY, USA
Author: 0 PM To Attend UN Oceans Conference In NY, USA

The Call takes note of the Paris Agreement on climate change . This event is critical because it will, for perhaps the first time, focus the worldwide community on how critical our oceans to our life and livelihoods. "The Conference will explore how to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 14, which seeks to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development", said Wu Hongbo, Conference Secretary-General and Under-Secretary-General of the UN ...

Author: 0 British PM May says she does not predict election results

Corbyn's comments prompted surprise among some in Labour - with some seeing them as a demand for May to quit today - and soon after he clarified them by saying: "We've got an election this Thursday and that's perhaps the best opportunity to deal with it".

Global Media Breaking ties with Qatar
Author: 0 Breaking ties with Qatar

Six countries, including Saudi Arabia and Egypt , had all coordinated on Monday to accuse the wealthy Gulf state of supporting terrorism, which Qatar has denied. Egypt is halfway through its annual LNG cargo delivery program for the year, with 50 shipments left to arrive, of which at least 10 are of Qatari origin, a Cairo-based energy source said.

Author: 0 Raids and arrests after London Bridge attack

Here is what we know about the attack, which came 12 days after a suicide bombing in Manchester and just days ahead of Britain's general election on Thursday. London's police chief has said the attackers have been identified, but the names have not been officially released. She said five credible plots have been disrupted since March.

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