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by | June 21, 2017 | 01:36

Two US warships arrived at Hamad port in Qatar on Wednesday as part of a planned joint military exercise involving marine forces, Qatar's state news agency said. "Saudi Arabia is important and the Saudi King is respected by everyone". The decision to isolate Qatar had led to fears that thousands of families in the Gulf would be split apart.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:38

So, now what we are saying is if they (government) do not tell us the name of their Presidential candidate by June 20, then we will appeal to other opposition parties that we should all meet on June 21 and declare our candidate. Though Shah did not disclose the names of any candidate for the post of President, he sought Thackeray's support for the NDA nominee which might be announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi later on Tuesday.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:35

This act was so appreciated by the Bengaluru police that they made a decision to reward him for letting the ambulance move on. "Sh Nijlingappa, PSI-8, Ulsoor Tr PS, allowed the ambulance before President of India's convoy at Trinity junction and he took reward for deftly allowing the ambulance before the 1st citizen of India", Bengaluru Traffic Police posted on its Face book page.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:34

Some strengthening is possible, due to the slow-moving nature of the storm, should disruptive winds aloft ease for a time. It encountered an upper-level trough, and degraded. In coastal Louisiana's Terrebonne Parish, Kim Chauvin said the shrimp processing businesses she and her husband run helped put out the word Monday that shrimpers should return to port and unload their catch before flood control structures closed.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:29

The Prime Minister also strongly pitched for enhancing connectivity without impinging on sovereignty and territorial integrity. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif thanked President Vladimir Putin, and the Russian Federation for supporting Pakistan's full membership in the SCO.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:27

It's the second time this year that police have been targeted on Paris' most famous thoroughfare. Dzaziri was killed during the incident, although it was not immediately clear how he died. "We were better off inside than outside", Chrystel said, but both agreed as the mother said, "Unfortunately, we now are used to this". The man set off a fiery blast when he drove his auto packed with arms and explosives into police.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:23

The remarks came after warnings by the nationalist Sinn Fein and SDLP and the cross-community Alliance Party that a deal with the DUP would undermine the Government's attempts to restore the powersharing executive at Stormont . Politicians from all sides have warned the prime minister that striking a deal with Arlene Foster's party could put the fragile peace in Northern Ireland at risk.

by | June 20, 2017 | 10:47

A passerby had informed the police after spotting her on the road on Tuesday morning in Kasna, Greater Noida , India Today reported. They drove around on the streets of Sohna for several hours while repeatedly raping the woman. An investigation is going on but no FIR is lodged yet. No arrest has been made so far. The incidents underscore that women continue to vulnerable in the region, more than four years after the Dec 16, 2012 gangrape and murder of physiotherapy intern Jyoti Pandey.

by | June 20, 2017 | 10:40

They said a few hours after the dinghy set off from Libyan shores Thursday night, the crew removed the engine and left in another vessel, leaving their boat to founder. The coast guard ship brought a total of almost 1,100 rescued migrants - saved in various separate operations in the central Mediterranean in the past few days - to Sicily, where they will have medical checks and be interviewed as part of the process to eventually seek asylum.

by | June 20, 2017 | 10:31

Varadkar also said the two prime ministers had discussed Brexit "in some detail". "We want to get back to an executive that has all the parties around the table to collectively take decisions". THE DUP are living in a "fool's paradise" if they believe there can be a return to the power-sharing institutions without committing to a rights-based approach to government, Sinn Féin's Declan Kearney told the annual Wolfe Tone Commemoration in Bodenstown on Sunday.

by | June 20, 2017 | 10:23

Foster said the talks would not cover social issues. Before the election, May proposed a clean break from the European Union: leaving its single market, which enshrines free movement of people, goods, services and capital, and proposing limits on immigration and a bespoke customs deal with the EU .

by | June 20, 2017 | 10:21

Davis , who unlike May has long campaigned to leave the EU, will meet chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier , a former French minister, at the European Commission's Berlaymont headquarters at 11am (0900 GMT). In Berlin , German Chancellor Angela Merkel emphasised the unity of the remaining 27 European Union countries, who have been alarmed in recent weeks by May's threats to walk out of the talks.

by | June 20, 2017 | 10:16

At least one person was killed and 10 were injured in the latest terror attack to hit the United Kingdom this year. Police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack. British security officials, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with official policy, said hate crimes directed at Muslims have increased almost five-fold in the wake of several attacks in Britain.

by | June 20, 2017 | 10:13

Daniel Kahle, a Navy veteran who served with Rehm while deployed to the Persian Gulf during the Iraq War, told the newspaper he hadn't spoken to his former colleague in years but will remember him as "a great guy" who always seemed to be smiling.

by | June 20, 2017 | 10:11

Fakhar capitalised on a lucky escape to strike a superb 114 and lift Pakistan to a commanding total of 338 for four and fast bowler Amir ripped out India's top three batsmen before the defending champions subsided to 158 all out. Hasan Ali has been a revelation, just as much as Zaman, ending the tournament with 13 wickets, four more than the second-placed Josh Hazlewood. The night ended on a sombre mood for Indian sports fans with majority of the people disheartened after the cricket ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 10:11

Uddhav on his part urged Shah to include the Sena in the selection process. Uddhav said that while the BJP was considering mid-term polls in Maharashtra , he was more anxious about rising agrarian distress and farmers' suicides. Clearing the air on cricketing ties between the two neighbours, he said it was all right for them to play in global tourneys, but not on each others' soil.

by | June 20, 2017 | 10:08

In a statement , her family said: "Kirsty was loved and adored by her family, friends and boyfriend". The names of the victims will not be released until the government has received official confirmation of the identities and the families have been notified.

by | June 20, 2017 | 10:06

He added that "a number of weapons, explosives to blow up this car" were discovered at the scene. France's anti-terrorism prosecutor opened an investigation. Gerard Collomb told reporters that the man's motives were not immediately clear. Under this bill, the state of emergency would be extended from July 15, its current expiration date, until November 1.

by | June 20, 2017 | 10:06

Otto's doctors at University of Cincinnati Medical Center described his condition as a state of " unresponsive wakefulness " and stated he suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause while in North Korean custody, a report published Monday by the New York Times said.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:59

He reiterated tweets from Thursday morning about the investigation. The obstruction of justice investigation into Mr Trump began days after Mr Comey was sacked, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said. President Donald Trump confirmed on Friday for the first time that he's being investigated for his role in firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , calling the probe a "witch hunt".

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:55

Here are four points that stood out from the review. Canada will increase annual defence spending by $13.9 billion over the next decade, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Wednesday as he unveiled the Liberal government's long-awaited vision for expanding the Canadian Armed Forces.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:46

Addressing the Communist Party of Britain's executive committee, he declared that the DUP priority would be to gain more public money and reduce corporation tax on business profits to serve its own narrow interests in northern Ireland .

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:46

Davis and Barnier have one key issue over the first weeks of talks: building trust after months of haggling over leaks and figures over the final bill that Britain would have to pay for leaving. He added: "We see no reason why devolution and the executive can't be up and running now". The EU wants to deal with the first phase of divorce talks before moving on next year to discuss trade, though EU officials acknowledge that the agreements to be reached before Britain leaves can only be ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:43

USA airstrikes have killed several commanders of the group over the past two years, including Abu Omar al-Shishani, a top military commander, chief propagandist Abu Mohammed al-Adani, and Abu Ali al-Anbari, the former top civilian administrator.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:25

The FBI has contacted the congressmen to inform them of their inclusion on the list. One source told CBS News the note is not considered an "assassination list", but it is clear Hodgkinson had a group of people he was focused on recently.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:22

Georgia's 6th district encompasses much of suburban Atlanta and until recently was considered a shoe-in for Republicans. Handel faces Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old Democrat and former congressional aide who does not even live in the district.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:20

It claimed the attack killed a "big number of terrorists" and damaged their equipment and weapons. Most of the missiles missed their mark, and only one landed on its intended target despite claims by Iran's military that it struck an Islamic State command center and suicide vehicle bomb operation.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:20

The First Minister will campaign in Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintoilloch East, Argyll and Bute, North Ayrshire, Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock, Dumfries and Galloway and Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale. Mr Robertson said the election campaign had "completely exposed" Conservative Party plans to hit family incomes and the incomes of older people. Nicola Sturgeon told the Border Telegraph: "This election is important for the Borders, but it's important for Scotland as a whole".

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:17

Ramazan Sharif of the Guard told state television in a telephone interview. To "honor the blood spilled by innocent people on June 7 in Tehran", the IRGC fired six medium-range ground-to-ground missiles from their bases in Kurdistan and Kermanshah provinces in western Iran.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:09

The forest industry, especially the production of paper pulp, accounts for around 3 percent of the country's GDP. The association rebuked authorities for allowing the planting of huge swathes of eucalyptus, the country's most common and most profitable species - but one that's often blamed for stoking blazes.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:07

The Iraqi army, federal police and counter-terrorism troops launched the offensive on the Old City, said Brigadier Yahya Rasool spokesman for the Joint Operation Command. Iraqi forces launched a vast operation to retake Mosul in October, seizing the city's eastern side in January and starting an assault on its western part in February.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:04

The four accuse the small Gulf nation of supporting Sunni extremist groups and Iranian-backed Shia militants to destabilize the region. But he also said measures taken against Qatar this week by Saudi Arabia , the UAE and other Arab nations were not aimed at seeking new leadership in Doha .

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:03

Kovind was BJP Scheduled Caste Morcha chief and president of the All-India Koli Samaj. The Opposition had said they would announce their candidates only after the ruling party had picked theirs. Both of the parties have differences with the latter on the issue of imposition of Hindi and cattle slaughter. He was a member of the 13th Lok Sabha.

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:06

The BBC reports it understands the man in 47-year-old Darren Osborne from Cardiff. Sunderland City Council leader Paul Watson, said: "Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those caught up in the attack near Finsbury Park mosque".

by | June 20, 2017 | 09:03

Mexico , the 1999 winners, struggled to match Fernando Santos' side as Portugal hit their stride halfway through the first half and Ronaldo provided Quaresma with a simple finish after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) had ruled out a goal for Nani .