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Jeremy Corbyn has said he is "ready to serve" following Theresa May's electoral humiliation and Britain's vote for a hung parliament . With 629 results in out of the total 650, the latest party figures are: Conservatives: 42 per cent (up 5); Labour Party 40 per cent (up 10); Liberal Democrats 7 per cent (down 1); Scottish National Party (SNP) 3 per cent (down 2); UK Independent Party 2 per cent (down 11); and Greens Party 2 per cent (down 2), reports the Guardian .
  • Turkey lawmakers back sending troops to Qatar base

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    Turkey is building a base in Qatar that will eventually host up to 10,000 troops under an accord in which Turkey pledged to defend the Gulf state. It also comes as Saudi Arabia and other neighbors cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, alleging it funded terror groups and has developed a close relationship with Iran, a nation with which it shares its vast offshore natural gas field.
  • No. 1 seed Angelique Kerber falls at French Open

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    German world number one Kerber, the reigning US Open champion, dropped serve six times on her way to a 6-2, 6-2 defeat to Russia's Ekaterina Makarova . The 31st-seeded Vinci, who became a household name when she ended Williams' hopes of a calendar year Grand Slam by beating her in the semifinals at the U.S.
  • UK election: A look at what a hung Parliament means for Britain

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    Many Labour and Lib Dem voters will be frustrated that they're less socially liberal than the Conservative Party . The Conservative party was hoping to gain some ground in Parliament but in fact lost some seats. Juncker said he hoped there would be no further delays, and that the result of the United Kingdom general election would not have a "major impact on the negotiations we are desperately waiting for".
  • Now, Punjab farmers to protest

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    BKU activists protested in Hisar, Sirsa and Kurukshetra districts and demanded arrest of those responsible for the deaths of the farmers and adequate compensation for the injured. "The Centre has a strong government and under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi , India has emerged as a strong nation", he said. With farmers' protest seemingly spreading across the nation, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that the nation can not be prosperous unless the farmers of ...
  • What does the British election result mean for the environment?

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    May will now have to rely on another party to create a government. Standing in front of 10 Downing Street, May said her Conservatives and the DUP will work together to “fulfil the promise of Brexit .”. "We don't know when Brexit talks start", Tusk tweeted . The Conservatives , however, emerged as the single largest party in the election for Britain's 650-seat parliament.
  • Qatar must 'end support for terror' to stop Gulf tensions

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    The developments intensified a confrontation between Qatar and a group of Arab nations led by Saudi Arabia and Egypt that accuse it of fomenting instability. " Qatar insisted on interfering in the domestic affairs of Egypt, Bahrain , and other Arab countries in a way that threatens their safety and security and harms Arab national security and unity", it added.
  • Who might replace Theresa May?

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    The journalist believes the reason why the election campaign didn't focus on Brexit is because "Theresa May was desperate not to be defined as the Brexit Prime Minister, she had a domestic vision". DUP leader Arlene Foster said her party would be entering talks with the Conservatives to explore "how it may it be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge".
  • Arab states to 'accept nothing but deep changes' in Qatar

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    The latter hosts the largest US military base in the Middle East , which is involved in anti-IS operations. Nonetheless, Trump has been unafraid to deliver unusually sharp rebukes of Qatar . "The Qataris will go by the official statements of the State and Defense departments, as they are actually representing official US policy". We call for calm and thoughtful dialogue with clear expectations and accountability among the parties in order to strengthen relationships.
  • Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) A Check on Stock Valuation

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    The company now has a Return on Equity of 2% and a Return on Investment of 2.7%. The stock rose 0.37% or $0.07 reaching $18.82 per share. About 46 shares traded. raised its position in shares of Kinder Morgan by 20.6% in the first quarter. Zacks Investment Research cut Kinder Morgan from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Wednesday.
  • After disastrous election gamble, Theresa May not

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    Party leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Mrs May to resign and allow him to form a minority administration, declaring: "We are ready to serve this country". May spent the campaign denouncing Corbyn as the weak leader of a spendthrift party that would crash Britain's economy and flounder in Brexit talks, while she would provide "strong and stable leadership" to clinch a good deal for Britain.