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Global Media PM arrives in Pakistan after participating in SCO summit
Author: 0 PM arrives in Pakistan after participating in SCO summit

The Prime Minister also called for efforts by the SCO to tackle climate change. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday said Pakistan , as full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), would strive further to achieve the collective objectives of the organization for regional cooperation, connectivity and economic prosperity.

Global Media Cargo vessel hits fishing boat off Kerala, 2 killed
Author: 0 Cargo vessel hits fishing boat off Kerala, 2 killed

At least two others who were on the boat have been admitted to the Fort Kochi hospital for injuries. "The ship is berthed around eight nautical miles away from the port", said Kochi police commissioner MB Dinesh. The rest 11 were rescued by occupants of another fishing boat, averting a major tragedy. "Orders have been given to bring the ship to the coast here".

Author: 0 Donald Trump slams James Comey after accusations on lying

Comey recorded details of his meetings with Trump in personal, unclassified memos, and he said he asked a friend to provide the contents to an unnamed reporter with the New York Times . On the "Today" show, former campaign aide Corey Lewandowski stated that Comey was part of the intelligence "deep state" out to undermine Trump. Comey's testimony neither exonerated nor convicted the president, instead laying out a road map of questions for Mueller to follow about Trump's conduct, a path it ...

Global Media UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides
Author: 0 UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides

The Observer newspaper said the deal with the DUP fell short of a full coalition agreement because of concerns among some Conservative lawmakers about the socially conservative DUP's position on gay rights, abortion and climate change. A party spokesman confirmed the resignation of Hill, a combative character who one ex-colleague said had helped create a "toxic" atmosphere at the heart of government.

Author: 0 Trump says James Comey's testimony showed 'no collusion, no obstruction'

Comey, a veteran career official at the FBI who was well respected by both Democrats, Republicans, and nearly every public servant he has worked with, put his name, his credibility, his honor and perhaps even his freedom on the line, when he told the committee that Trump had been lying, and that he was asked by the president to drop the Flynn investigation.

Author: 0 Gulf countries to consider humanitarian aspects of mixed Qatari families

Gulf monarchies and Egypt's government also view Islamist groups as a threat to their rule. Saudi Arabia also sealed Qatar's only land border, a key passageway for food imports. president based on the opinions of the heads of states taking special positions in relation to the state of Qatar", Al Thani said during his visit to Moscow on Saturday.

Author: 0 'Mastermind' of Tehran terrorist attacks killed by Iranian security forces

Fifty people were wounded in the attacks. The terrorist acts which led to the "martyrdom and injury" of the Iranians is "a clear sign of enmity" of the mercenaries of global arrogance against the Iranian nation, Khamenei said in a condolence message to the nation over Wednesday's twin deadly attacks by the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iran.

Author: 0 Deputy Minister at Afghan Peace Conference

The forum took exception to the unwarranted accusations and threats against Pakistan in the aftermath of Kabul blast. "The forum also concluded that instead of blaming Pakistan, Afghanistan needs to look inward and identify the real issues", read the ISPR statement.

Global Media Indian Military Academy gives colourful passing out parade to cadets
Author: 0 Indian Military Academy gives colourful passing out parade to cadets

Last week, General Rawat had announced that Indian Army is all set to induct women in combat roles where they will fight enemies alongside with men. The Arm " s mission was to "restore" peace in Kashmir, and the youth there must "put down their arms" and help the Army attain its mission, he said, adding that the Army "is not deployed in Kashmir to perform killings".

Global Media Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

Protesters hold placards as they march against the Conservative party alliance with the DUP on Whitehall on Saturday in London . "I can still be prime minister", Corbyn said. "The Government is apparently brokering a return to Stormont, but how can it if it has some of the politicians in its own camp?" "As and when details are finalised both parties will put them forward", it said, referring to May's Conservative Party and the DUP .

Global Media Theresa May: Calling election shows I have 'balls'
Author: 0 Theresa May: Calling election shows I have 'balls'

According to another poll released on Thursday, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is London's favorite candidate for the British prime minister as his party has opened a 17-point lead over the Conservatives in the capital. She had also backed the Remain camp in the June 23 referendum. Jeremy Corbyn was seen to have performed well in a series of television debates. The Labour Party's chances, much to everyone's disbelief, are greater than they have been in years when it comes to ...

Author: 0 Qatar crisis: Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families

For its part, Qatar issued an overnight statement saying residents living in the country from those nations that severed ties would have "complete freedom" to stay despite the "hostile and tendentious campaigns" now targeting it. On June 5, the countries cut diplomatic ties to Qatar and ordered all Qataris out within 14 days. Turkey has maintained good relations with Qatar as well as several of its Gulf Arab neighbors.

Global Media Theresa May's co-chiefs of staff quit after election
Author: 0 Theresa May's co-chiefs of staff quit after election

British Prime Minister Theresa May's closest advisers Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have resigned following the Conservatives' loss in the snap general elections held on 10 June. In a short statement, Ms Hill said it had been "a pleasure to work with such an excellent Prime Minister". Mrs May, who was working on putting her Cabinet together, sent Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast for talks with DUP counterpart Sir Jeffrey Donaldson.

Author: 0 Trump heading to OH to talk infrastructure

Trump said he wants to send developmental projects back to the privatized industry and condemned government involvement for costly, timely, and shoddy production. Roger Stone, a longtime Trump political ally, acknowledged in a phone interview that recent events appear to show that the president increasingly is doing his own thing while his White House staff is executing what seems like a different plan.

Author: 0 Bush AG: Lynch 'Betrayal' Made DOJ 'An Arm Of The Clinton Campaign'

And I wanted to know, was she going to authorize us to confirm we had an investigation? She said, 'Yes, but don't call it that. "That was one of the bricks in the load that I needed to step away from the department", Comey said. Comey's blunt remarks about Lynch aren't surprising, considering his reputation for not picking sides . "We have to be concerned with foreign intelligence services that are launching cyberattacks at us", he said, adding that "while we are looking back at this ...

Author: 0 London attack: Police find body in Thames, death toll raised to eight

The body recovered from the River Thames on Wednesday is believed to be that of missing Frenchman Xavier Thomas , 45. After that incident, Italian authorities entered his information in SIS - the Schengen Information System - a network that allows Schengen countries to enter and consult intelligence about people wanted or missing, the papers said.

Global Media Farmer protest: CM Chouhan begins fast to restore peace
Author: 0 Farmer protest: CM Chouhan begins fast to restore peace

In retaliation, the police opened fire at the farmers' mob, leaving five dead, according to official count. Most of these farmers were tenants who did not own the farmland, and therefore did not qualify for benefits such as subsidised loans or crop insurance, said Raghu Pillai, head of the land and livelihood hub at advocacy group ActionAid India.

Author: 0 Britain's May still in talks with DUP on power deal

The DUP's role in supporting a Conservative-led government is likely to increase the pressure on Theresa May to secure a comprehensive free trade agreement with the European Union rather than opting for a Brexit on World Trade Organisation (WTO) terms.

Global Media Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan: Your labour won't go waste
Author: 0 Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan: Your labour won't go waste

Chouhan's move comes in the wake of unrest in the state following farmers staged a protest demanding better prices for their produce as also a waiver on loan repayments. "All problems can be resolved peacefully", Chouhan said . He said that representatives of seven organisations - the Aam Kisan Union, Bharatiya Kisan Union, the Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangh, the Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Mahasangh, Kisan Seva Sangathan, Kisan Sena (Vidisha) and the Kisan Jagriti Manch - were participating in ...

Author: 0 Iran Arrests 7 Accused of Aiding Deadly Tehran Attacks

Alavi also added that the safe house used by the five terrorists who carried out the attacks in Tehran was discovered by security forces and the brother of one the terrorists, who according to the minister was even more unsafe, was caught by the intelligence forces.

Global Media Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May
Author: 0 Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

Some senior Tories had made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister. The Tories are eight short of a majority on 318, with Mrs May hoping to thrash out a "confidence and supply" pact with Northern Ireland's socially hardline Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and its 10 MPs.

Global Media John McCain Responds After Getting Roasted on Twitter Over Comey Statements
Author: 0 John McCain Responds After Getting Roasted on Twitter Over Comey Statements

When asked if he would have made a different decision if he could go back, Comey said , "Honestly, no". "With respect to Secretary Clinton, we investigated a criminal investigation in connection with her use of a personal email server". Reaction on Twitter was swift, with one commenter saying somebody should take McCain's auto keys away. The former FBI director called Russian involvement in the campaign "very serious" but said that there was no investigation as to whether they had ...

Author: 0 After 6-Day War, An American Became A West Bank Settler

Lieberman added says number of settler homes approved for construction within the the first half 2017 are at their highest since 1992. He noted that last week alone, 3,651 new housing units were approved. Last week, the premier told settlers he would keep building across the West Bank. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanded that Israeli settlers be allowed to remain in the West Bank under Palestinian jurisdiction with the emergence of a future Palestinian state, Haaretz ...

Author: 0 Turkey urges Gulf states to end Qatar crisis before end of Ramadan

Last week, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and severed diplomatic ties with the Gulf nation. "We have to stop the funding of terrorism. "The Kingdom of Bahrain stressed the necessity of Qatar's commitment to correct its policies and to engage in a transparent manner in counter-terrorism efforts, allowing the countries of the region to confront all terrorist entities and eliminate all those who support them".

Author: 0 Britain falls silent to honour terror victims ahead of vote

In a separate investigation, counter-terror police made a series of arrests in Ilford, east London , on Wednesday night in connection with the London Bridge atrocity. Australia's foreign minister said Hedge was among three Australians injured in the attacks. May said she has protected police budgets and increased the number of armed officers and matched Corbyn's finger-pointing with some of her own, saying her opponent wasn't fit to safeguard Britain at a time of heightened threat.

Global Media Shia Muslim awarded first death sentence for 'blasphemy on social media'
Author: 0 Shia Muslim awarded first death sentence for 'blasphemy on social media'

Raza was arrested in April a year ago for allegedly posting derogatory content about prominent Sunni religious figures and the wives of Prophet Muhammad on Facebook, the Nation reports. He added that Raza had previously posted other blasphemous material on Facebook. The accused was past year taken into custody by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD).

Global Media May to form government with DUP backing
Author: 0 May to form government with DUP backing

May said Friday she would be meeting with Queen Elizabeth II to form a government. She said despite losing a dozen MPs in the June 8 poll, she meant to press ahead with her plans to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union and forge a new trade deal with its former partners.

Author: 0 Iran makes more arrests in connection with deadly Tehran attacks

On Friday, the Intelligence Ministry announced that it had detained 41 suspects in Tehran and the western Kurdish provinces. Before noon on Wednesday, two gangs of terrorist attacked Iran's Parliament and the Mausoleum of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini simultaneously.

Global Media Alvaro Morata closing in on Manchester United
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata closing in on Manchester United

Manchester United are preparing a £60m bid for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata after having an initial £52m offer rejected, reports the Guardian . Morata's agent, Juanma Lopez, confirmed his client's wishes, saying, "He doesn't want to go through another season like that". Robson feels United already have a strong foundation to grind out results but feels the addition of flair players could help them to claim more victories and challenge for the Premier League title.

Global Media U.S. special forces assist Philippine troops in fight against militants
Author: 0 U.S. special forces assist Philippine troops in fight against militants

The U.S. Embassy in Manila said Saturday that as a result of the request, "U.S. special operations forces are assisting the [Philippine military] with ongoing operations in Marawi". A U.S. P-3 Orion surveillance plane was seen over the town on Friday. Lorenzana explained that US P3 Orion can operate anywhere in the country but that the Philippines recently asked U.S.

Global Media Arab states in row with Qatar laud Trump's supportive stance
Author: 0 Arab states in row with Qatar laud Trump's supportive stance

Qatar denies it backs extremist groups and says the allegations are politically motivated and meant to tarnish the country's image. "We have observed with concern the news of this escalation", Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in opening remarks of his meeting with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani in Moscow.

Author: 0 Turkey says Qatar deployment aims to ensure security

The Arab world's biggest powers, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates , severed diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of support for Islamist militants and Iran. Noushabadi tells the AP the flights "will be continued based on demand". Turkey has also stepped in to help Qatar, supplying the desert country with dairy products.

Author: 0 Niger recalls ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab states

Qatar denies that it supports militants and says it is helping to reduce the threat of terrorism by backing groups that fight poverty and seek political reform. Turkey will send warplanes and warships to Qatar after an initial deployment of troops, the mass-circulation Hurriyet newspaper said on its website.

Author: 0 Theresa May Heads to Buckingham Palace in Bid to Form Government

She called this election to secure a mandate for her negotiating position, and the electorate snubbed her. A very personalized, nearly presidential style of campaigning has contributed to the Conservative Party's loss of support, said Mark Goodwin, lecturer at the department of political science and global studies at the University of Birmingham in England.

Author: 0 Britain's May seeks deal with Northern Ireland party to cling to power

The Prime Minister lost her majority and Ukip lost its leader in a disastrous General Election for both parties. In another sign of the dangers facing Mrs May, Sunday papers reported that Boris Johnson was either being encouraged to make a leadership bid in an effort to oust her, or actually preparing one - a claim dismissed as "tripe" by the Foreign Secretary.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcome Donald Trump's scolding of Qatar

Trump's comments came as Washington joins intensifying worldwide efforts to heal the worsening rift between the key Western Gulf allies , which has escalated into the region's worst diplomatic crisis in years. Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia , the UAE , Bahrain and Egypt to "ease the blockade" against Qatar. Erdogan nearly immediately voiced support for Doha , saying on Tuesday that "we don't find sanctions against Qatar right", as quoted by Bloomberg .

Author: 0 The Handshake Wars Part Deux: Macron explains his vice grip on Trump

Trump met the newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron right before the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit on Thursday and the meeting offered a sneak peek into how the US-French relations may pan out in future. As he welcomed Macron to the U.S. embassy in Brussels , he added: "We have a lot to discuss, including terrorism and other things". The two newly-minted leaders met in Brussels on May 25 on the sidelines for the NATO Summit and shook hands in full view of the press.

Global Media Politics expert Matthew Goodwin eats his book live on Sky News
Author: 0 Politics expert Matthew Goodwin eats his book live on Sky News

Mr Goodwin appeared to consume the unusual meal after posting a tweet in May in which he said he would "happily eat my new Brexit book" if Jeremy Corbyn's party secured 38 percent of the vote. After the results came in, Goodwin was trolled by Labour supporters for his tweet. He then gave the camera a thumbs up as he ate a second section of the tome.

Global Media British prime minister names new chief of staff
Author: 0 British prime minister names new chief of staff

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's two chiefs of staff have resigned in the wake of the election that resulted in the Conservative Party losing its majority in Parliament. "I will now form a government", May said Friday after meeting with the queen. However it is understood that Mr Williamson, appointed Chief Whip last July, has been asked to negotiate a formal coalition with DUP , similar to the one brokered by the Tories and Liberal Democrats in 2010.

Author: 0 Turkish president approves troops to Qatar

Erdogan also approved another accord between Turkey and Qatar on military training cooperation late on Thursday. The blacklist is the latest chapter in an ongoing dispute between Qatar and several Arab countries that began earlier this week when a group led by Saudi Arabia abruptly cut diplomatic ties with Doha , alleging that it supports terrorism.

Global Media Aadhaar must for IT returns, new PAN from July 1
Author: 0 Aadhaar must for IT returns, new PAN from July 1

The CBDT statement said that from July 1, 2017, every person who has an Aadhaar or is eligible for one must quote their Aadhaar number or their Aadhaar enrolment ID number for filing of I-T returns as well as for linking PAN with Aadhaar.

Global Media High Drama As Deepa Jayakumar Stopped From Entering Aunt Jayalalithaa's Home
Author: 0 High Drama As Deepa Jayakumar Stopped From Entering Aunt Jayalalithaa's Home

Deepa leveled the allegation after high drama at the Poes Garden bungalow, where she reached this morning claiming that after Jayalalithaa's passing away, the house belonged to her. "We also pointed to her that the house was locked and asked her to leave the premises". "But she created the problem". "Anything as brother and sister we wanted to enter the house together.

Author: 0 Thousands in Iran mourn victims of Tehran attacks

The men were part of a network that entered Iran in July-August 2016 under the leadership of "high-ranking Daesh [Islamic State] commander" Abu Aisha and "intended to carry out terrorist operations in religious cities", a statement said.

Author: 0 Iran's Zarif Says Trump Comments on Deadly Attacks Are 'Repugnant'

Iran denounced Donald Trump's reaction to deadly Islamic State group attacks in Tehran as "repugnant" on Thursday after the US president warned the nation is reaping what it sows. He was responding to a statement released by Trump's press secretary's office , which took the opportunity of an attack to make a point that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote ".

Global Media Terror cops swoop on east London address in London Bridge investigation
Author: 0 Terror cops swoop on east London address in London Bridge investigation

Charisse O'Leary, the former partner of attacker Rachid Redouane , said she had "shed many tears" for those caught up in the attack . The latest United Kingdom terrorist attack shocked me and terrified me. There also were two blowtorches. "They were still fairly close to the van". The furtive meeting came just five days before they ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge in a hired van and then rampaged through Borough Market attacking and stabbing a number of people.

Global Media 16th GST Council meeting begins in New Delhi
Author: 0 16th GST Council meeting begins in New Delhi

The automakers in their demand to the GST Council had asked it to reduce the tax rate on hybrid vehicles to 18 %, arguing that they are much more efficient and eco- friendly but require scale and volume to become economically viable. GST, the landmark single tax reform, will come into force from July 1. "I have also added a caveat (in the Council meeting) that July 1 looks extremely hard".

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