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by | June 26, 2017 | 14:53

The diplomatic tiff, which some observers believe President Donald Trump might have encouraged through his full-throated support for Saudi Arabia during a recent visit, could threaten the future of a huge United States air base in Qatar. The four countries have reportedly given Qatar a 10-day deadline in which to meet their demands. On June 5, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain cut off diplomatic ties and imposed a blockade on Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism and ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 14:52

The State Opening of Parliament, delayed by two days because of confusion caused by the inconclusive result of the June 8 election, took place without some of the traditional ceremony, with the Queen arriving by auto rather than carriage and wearing a blue dress and hat rather than her robes and state crown.

by | June 26, 2017 | 14:41

The first blast occurred during rush hour in Turi Market, where a bus terminal is also located. The United States has "strongly" condemned the June 23 terrorist attacks in Pakistan's cities of Parachinar and Quetta that left at least 85 dead.

by | June 26, 2017 | 14:37

The suspect first attempted to detonate his bag, setting off a "partial explosion" as he ran toward a group of people in the mezzanine level of the station that descends to the tracks, Van der Sypt said. Brussels central station remained shut overnight, re-opening at around 8 a.m. local time (0600 UTC) on Wednesday. Station employee Nicolas Van Herrewegen said people within ten feet of the explosion were unhurt.

by | June 26, 2017 | 14:35

Ecologists fear that the raging fire could completely wipe out some of the nature reserves' prized species and terrain. It is also an important stop for migratory birds traveling between Africa and Europe. "We are managing it, but a change in the direction of the wind could alter the situation". The cause of the latest fire was also not clear and regional president Susana Diaz , who rushed to the area affected, indicated "the human factor can not be excluded".

by | June 26, 2017 | 14:04

But only for a couple minutes. The cut for the top 60 and ties was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S. Open record set in 1990 at Medinah. BUSY BADGER No break for Steve Stricker after the U.S. His best finish was fourth in 2014 at Pinehurst. Make it a six-way tie atop the U.S. Open leaderboard. Fleetwood, who had made just one cut in his previous seven majors, birdied the last to add a 70 to his opening 67 and finish seven under par alongside compatriot Paul Casey , Brooks Koepka and Brian ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 14:03

In over a decade leading House Democrats , into the majority and out again, Pelosi has beaten back all comers, including last fall when Democratic Rep. But Pelosi is so deeply entrenched in this narrative; she's been so demonized by Republicans, for so many years, that her presence could likely make it hard to win over new blood.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:57

May is negotiating with the DUP , in an effort to ensure the Northern Ireland party backs her Conservatives in the House of Commons, where she does not have a majority, having failed to win an overall majority following the snap election she called, June 8.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:55

The four countries accuse Qatar of fomenting instability in the Middle East, funding terrorism and cozying up to Shiite power Iran , accusations that Qatar denies. He said a list of grievances Arab nations had with Qatar would be completed in the next few days. The statement came after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly said he had offered to build a military base in the Muslim kingdom shortly after work began on Turkey's facility in Qatar.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:52

It marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan , which is a month-long period during which Muslims all over the world fast. Eid-ul-Fitr literally translates into the 'festival of breaking the fast' . Muslims came together at Canberra's Exhibition Park, the Canberra Mosque in Yarralumla and the Canberra Islamic Centre in Monash on Sunday morning to pray before spending the rest of the day with friends and family exchanging the holiday greeting, 'Eid Mubarak!' .

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:38

The former Tropical Storm Cindy will continue to interact and eventually be absorbed by a cold front moving in from the northwest, so as today and Saturday progress, it will continue to lose its structure and effects as a separate weather entity.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:35

Warmbier was immediately driven to University of Cincinnati Medical Center . But they could not definitively say what could have caused such an event, saying they had found no signs of a botulism infection - the explanation given by the North Korean regime for how the young man fell into a coma.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:14

To win a seat in the first round of voting, candidates need to win more than half of the votes which must account for at least a quarter of the registered voters. Such an outcome would transform into a landslide majority in the second round, the opinion polls show. He is said to believe it would be better to end up with a "hard Brexit" than to let Britain walk away with an advantageous deal, even if it harmed France's trade.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:08

People gathered in Fresno to remember the innocent lives lost in Orlando, Florida a year ago when a gunman went on a killing spree inside Pulse Nightclub . "What a terrorist tries to do is divide us", said U.S. Sen. Eventually the site where the Pulse Nightclub once stood will become a memorial park, celebrating the lives of the victims.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:08

US President Donald Trump has condemned the "brutality" of the North Korean regime and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson vowed to hold Pyongyang accountable for the death. Former NBA star Dennis Rodman says he and his representatives begged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un three times to release American college student Otto Warmbier - who died just days after being released from captivity in the country - but is still friends with the controversial figure.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:05

During the visit Moon gave a speech that focused the inclusion of the North Korean, International Taekwondo Federation demonstration team. South Korea's military plans to deploy the Hyunmoo-2, which is created to hit targets as far as 800 kilometers (497 miles), after conducting two more test firings.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:06

This is in response to the tragic demise of Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old student who was returned to the U.S. in a coma last week after being imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months. Rodman said the country has changed over the course of his visits, saying "we've seen a lot of changes", including "the fact that it is so modernized now".

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:02

Foreign Affairs Minister Allan Peter Cayetano said in a speech in the capital Manila that the militants had planned to take over at least two or three cities in Mindanao , but were foiled by a preemptive raid on Marawi to capture Isnilon Hapilon, leader of the Abu Sayyaf group and 'IS's "emir" of Southeast Asia.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:00

At least seven people including three from Kashmir were killed after a tree hit a cable vehicle in Gulmarg on Sunday. Around 150 people were stranded in other cable cars on the mountain in high winds, but were later rescued. "All the tourists have been rescued and the cable is being restored to get the cars running again", the SSP said. Built by French firm Pomagalski, the 5-km ropeway is divided into two sections, and this is the first accident on the ropeway since its commissioning in ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:00

She used the portal to sell her products. He said if Arulmozhi had not written to him, he would not have realised that due to E-GEM, a housewife living far away and running a small business can have the items on her inventory purchased directly by the Prime Minister's Office.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:57

The Terminator star has a high profile new friend in his fight against climate change. Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (L) speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron as he leaves after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris , France, June 23, 2017.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:54

De Villiers was speaking in Cardiff after the third T20 global against England , which South Africa lost to lose the series 2-1, after having crashed out of the Champions Trophy in the group stage, and lost the ODI series against England 2-1 as well.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:52

It brokered a peace deal between the Khartoum government and rebels in the Red Sea coast region of Sudan, which borders Eritrea. Eritrean forces moved in after the troops departed, Ali said . The agreement comes at a time when US President Donald Trump has spoken out against Qatar in its showdown with a Saudi-led group of Middle East nations who have accused it of financing terrorist activities.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:48

The event is scheduled for Sunday afternoon at the high-end Tysons Corner Ritz-Carlton hotel in Northern Virginia . This will be the first dinner for a foreign dignitary at the White House under this administration. A deal that will see America selling unarmed Predator naval drones worth about $2 billion could be announced in the joint statement, said sources.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:42

Senate's health care bill unveiled this week: devastating. As The New York Times' Margot Sanger-Katz wrote: "Many middle-income Americans would be expected to pay a larger share of their income to purchase health insurance that covers a smaller share of their care".

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:43

Fracking will continue to reduce American emissions during Trump's presidency, just as it did during his predecessor's, and now that we've abandoned the predominant worldwide climate strategy, grassroots alternatives will benefit from more time, money, and attention from greens.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:37

The proposal would impose long-term federal spending cuts on the program. "It's so devastating to the middle class", he said on ABC, putting the Republicans' chances of passing the current bill at "50-50". "And now the Senate doubling down on that I think means , it's extra mean". The bill, which was written behind closed doors , is facing its fair share of criticism from Democrats who say that it negatively mimics the House's plan.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:25

Xinhua said there were "risks of a secondary landslide". Saturday's landslide carried an estimated 636 million cubic feet (1 8 million cubic meters) of earth and rock - equivalent to more than 7,200 Olympic-sized swimming pools - when it slid down from steep mountains.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:24

But the missiles sent a message to more than just the extremists in Iraq and Syria , Gen. Ramazan Sharif of the Guard told state television in a telephone interview. The twin attacks were claimed by the IS group. The ministry said strikes in neighboring Iraq , also part of the US -led coalition campaign, will go on.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:20

Remy's win brings her total list of BET Awards to 4, including last year's wins for Best Track of The Year and Best Hip Hop Collaboration, for her hit single "All The Way Up". I love my fans so much. Other winners included Beyonce , for the Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award, Bruno Mars for Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, and Migos for Best Group.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:19

They were reported missing by Catherine Lindsay - who was teaching them English - but the family has now been found. Mr Cundy said the search and recovery operation was still being carried out in the burnt-out tower. Residents had many times raised the alarm that the building was not safe and was liable to be heavily affected by a fire, however, local authorities did not act on the complaints.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:18

He also signalled that last-minute changes were coming to win enough support for passage. "But people have other things they want to see in the bill , and that's what we're working through". Susan Collins (R-ME ) feel the bill is too harsh. That's the basic equation in both the House and Senate bills: Medicaid for tax cuts. Speaking on Fox News , Price said: "Our goal is, if you're not eligible for Medicaid in this new construct, that you're eligible for the kind of coverage and ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:15

There is angst in New Delhi that Trump has not paid adequate attention to India, especially in contrast to his repeated praise for China and its leader, Xi Jinping. Modi has gone further than any previous Indian leader in publicly siding with the United States on critical issues in East Asia. MARTIN: Interesting.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:15

Breaking a tradition that stretches back to President Bill Clinton and continued through George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Donald Trump declined to host a dinner at the White House in honor of Ramadan . The Prayers marked the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan and the beginning of the Month of Shawwal, leading up to the solemn months of piety and prayer.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:14

The US-India Business Council (USIBC) president Mukesh Aghi said the CEOs praised the reforms being undertaken by the Prime Minister and underscore his efforts to make India a business-friendly destination. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made his first visit to the USA in the presidency of Donald Trump and spent the first day by meeting top businessmen and the Indian community in America.