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I am also concerned by some of the strong actions which Saudi Arabia, UAE , Egypt and Bahrain have taken against an important partner, and urge them to ease the blockade on Qatar. Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met ambassadors of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain's charge d'affaires in Ankara on Monday to discuss the ongoing Qatar row.
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    Comey said "the attorney general looked at the document then looked up with a steely silence that lasted for some time, then asked him if he had any other business with her and if not that he should leave her office", said one source who was briefed.
  • British PM Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet

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    Other Cabinet appointments include ex-Chief Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke being moved to replace Mr Green as work and pensions secretary. Gove, who campaigned for Leave in last summer's European Referendum, replaces Andrea Leadsom in the role, following her move to the position of leader of the House of Commons .
  • Comey says he does not know what 'that thing' was

    Comey says he does not know what 'that thing' was

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    He said he decided he had to "protect the credibility of the investigation". McCain asked Comey why he was willing to come to a conclusion in the case of Hillary Clinton's emails, but not the Russian Federation investigation. Comey said he didn't push back. In the transcript, based on his now-famous memos, Comey described - among other things - how Trump asked him to "let this go", apparently referring to the investigation into former Defense Secretary Michael Flynn's ...
  • Republican senator says Trump should turn over Comey tapes

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    On Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey testified for three hours publicly before the Senate Intelligence Committee . But Mr Trump insisted during a press conference with Romania's President Klaus Werner Iohannis that Mr Comey lied in some parts of the testimony he gave to the Senate intelligence committee, and asserted that nothing in his testimony showed collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice .
  • May's fate as Prime Minister hangs in the balance

    May's fate as Prime Minister hangs in the balance

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    Johnson, one of the Conservatives' most popular politicians, tweeted that an article in the Mail on Sunday newspaper headlined "Boris set to launch bid to be PM as May clings on" was "tripe". Downing Street said it hopes to finalize the deal next week, after Parliament resumes sitting. Any such arrangement would be fraught with political risk for May, fuelling uncertainty among businesses over what the final terms of Britain's departure from the European Union would look like, and ...
  • Trump's travel ban remains blocked, circuit court rules

    Trump's travel ban remains blocked, circuit court rules

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    The ruling from a unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals deals the administration another legal defeat as the Supreme Court considers a separate case on the issue. The Trump administration on June 1 asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block the Hawaii and Richmond rulings and revive the ban. "The president must make a sufficient finding that the entry of these classes of people would be 'detrimental to the interests of the United States, '" Monday's ruling states.
  • Mix of pride, fear at LGBT marches

    Mix of pride, fear at LGBT marches

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    The activists also complain that Trump, although he campaigned as a potential ally of gays and lesbians, has appointed numerous foes of LGBT-rights advances to high-level positions. Equality March for Unity and Pride participants march past the White House in Washington , Sunday , June 11, 2017. For the first time in years , the USA president did not acknowledge the month publicly, and the lack of action by President Trump did not go unnoticed by the LGBT community and their allies.
  • UK election: Theresa May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

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    Johnson, one of the Conservatives' most popular politicians, tweeted that an article in the Mail on Sunday newspaper headlined "Boris set to launch bid to be PM as May clings on" was "tripe". The party's opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage places it at odds with modernizing Conservatives. May also promised that her government will "keep our nation safe and secure", after recent attacks in London and Manchester , by "cracking down on the ideology of Islamist extremism and all ...
  • Britain's Brexit Minister says May not a 'dead woman walking'

    Britain's Brexit Minister says May not a 'dead woman walking'

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    A stream of senior lawmakers entered May's No. 10 Downing St. office Sunday afternoon to learn what roles they had been given in the government. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson brushed off claims he was plotting a fresh leadership bid, insisting that he fully supported the Prime Minister.
  • Qatar launches new shipping routes to Oman amid food shortage fears

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    And one of the things that we will discuss is the purchase of lots of attractive military equipment because nobody makes it like the United States. Speaking amid a tour of European capitals to gauge support among Doha's traditional allies, Sheikh Mohammed said there was "no proof" to accusations that his country financed terrorist groups, supported the Muslim Brotherhood and the Palestinian group Hamas and had close ties with Iran .