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The blockade was announced shortly after Trump last month made Saudi Arabia the first stop on his first overseas trip. But if the diplomatic crisis lasts another three or four months, and Saudi Arabian and United Arab Emirates banks pull their deposits out of Qatar, local banks might need official help, the banker said .
  • Pakistan progress to sixth position in ICC Rankings after Champions Trophy success

    Pakistan progress to sixth position in ICC Rankings after Champions Trophy success

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    The South Asians arrived in Britain for the eight-team, one-day worldwide tournament as the lowest-ranked side, packed with players still trying to find their feet at the highest level and given little hope of emerging victorious. Hasan Ali drew inspiration from his fellow fast bowler to take three wickets and, supported by tigerish fielding which has not always been a feature of Pakistan cricket teams, they bowled out India for 158 to win the trophy for the first time .
  • Macron says door still open for Britain to remain in EU

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    Brexit talks remain on course to start next week, Theresa May has said following talks with French President Emmanuel Macron. Mr Macron threw out the olive branch as the prime minister travelled to Paris yesterday for talks ahead of next week's European Union exit talks.
  • Thousands join India's Modi, hit the mat for International Yoga Day

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    From the deck of an aircraft carrier to the sub-zero temperatures of a Himalayan military outpost, tens of thousands of Indians joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to celebrate the third International Yoga Day . She said over the last two years, Indian missions and posts all over the world have "channelised great enthusiasm and interest" for yoga in their host countries.
  • The night the lights went out in Georgia (for Democrats)

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    Handel's victory allowed Republicans to hold onto a closely contested seat and deny the Democratic Party a chance to chip away at the Republican majority in the House of Representatives. A Parnell loss in the low double digits, by contrast, would be consistent with a national shift big enough for Democrats to win the House. Pelosi has donated a large sum of money to Ossoff, along with the Democratic National Committee which has given more than $2 million to Ossoff's race.
  • MP mum demands autism apology from Hanson

    MP mum demands autism apology from Hanson

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    Disabled and autistic children should be taught in special classrooms where they can be looked after and given special attention, she said. If it were one of my children I would love all the time given to them to give them those opportunities.
  • Tory grammar school proposals dropped in Queen's Speech

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    This includes pushing through a bill to tackle unfair fees on tenants, a crackdown on the "rampant compensation culture" that pushes up insurance premiums and a domestic violence bill which aims to establish a victims' commissioner. Lord Mancroft, the chair of the Council of Hunting Associations, described the 8 June vote as "the chance we have been waiting for" to overturn the ban.
  • Qatar buys F-15 fighter planes in billion-dollar U.S. deal

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    The Pentagon said in a statement that the deal "will give Qatar a state-of-the-art capability and increase security cooperation and interoperability between the United States and Qatar ". Saudi Arabia, another key U.S. ally, has led moves to isolate the gas-rich emirate since earlier this month. "The nation of Qatar has unfortunately been a funder of terrorism, and at a very high level", Trump also declared later in a rose garden press conference.
  • UAE's Gargash says Qatar isolation could last for years

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    He said that matters which relate to the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council are subject to negotiation, referring to the body comprising Qatar, Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ), Bahrain , Kuwait , and Oman. While plausible, Turkey's one-sided support to Qatar could damage the chances of success of its mediation efforts, experts said. " Qatar will realize that this is a new state of affairs and isolation can last years ", Anwar Gargash told reporters in Paris , as ...