• Malaysia Airlines jet makes emergency landing after attempted cockpit breach

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    According to witnesses, the man was holding an "electronic frequency device" when he said to the flight attendant and others, "I'm going to blow up the plane". Malaysian deputy transport minister Abdul Aziz Kaprawi said the Sri Lankan national was overpowered by the plane's crew and later arrested. Following the incident, police had to record statements from all passengers, reported The Star Online yesterday.
  • Trader his wife and son shot dead in UP

    Trader his wife and son shot dead in UP

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    Hrithik , their lone son, opened the door and was shot at also. Summary: Unidentified motorcycle-borne men killed a couple and their teenage son outside their house in City Kotwali area in Sitapur on Tuesday. According to the police, the crime was committed in an apparent robbery attempt. "The people appeared to be opposing a burglary attempt", Additional Director General of Police, Abhay Kumar Prasad said.
  • May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party

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    Mrs May gave no details of the pact with the pro-Brexit DUP , whose 10 seats, when combined with the Conservatives' 318, will give the party the majority it needs to form a government . The current leader of the DUP is Arlene Foster . The Prime Minister said that , despite losing a dozen MPs, she meant to carry on, take the United Kingdom out of the European Union and forge a new trade deal with its former partners.
  • Post-election stability vital for businesses, says FSB

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    The opposite happened as she lost her majority and undermined her own authority as prime minister. May then called a snap election hoping for a big majority to strengthen her negotiating hand. We know when they must end. "I thought surrealism was a Belgian invention", quipped Verhofstadt, a former Belgian prime minister. Speaking in Mexico City, Germany's Chancellor said she wanted to get to work quickly on talks over Britain's separation from the European Union and was ready for the ...
  • May clings to power with DUP deal

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    Liam Kennedy, 64, a history professor at Queen's University, said the result had "crystallised the reality of politics in Northern Ireland ". The loss of Conservative seats that forced the party to turn to Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) has focused attention on a right-wing party typically given little attention nationally.
  • Trump Suggests Iran Shares In Blame For Tehran Attacks

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    However, the family names of the terrorists were not revealed due to social and security considerations. The ministry issued a statement on its website with bloody pictures of the men's corpses. Last year, Iranian authorities said they foiled a plot by Sunni militants to bomb targets in Tehran and other cities during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
  • Tillerson Urges Nations To End Blockade Against Qatar

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    The UAE , Saudi Arabia , Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday and gave its citizens 14 days to leave, accusing Doha of supporting extremism. "We ask Qatar and other nations in the region to do more and do it faster", the US President said. The UAE also cut postal ties with Qatar. The current situation in the Gulf is " troubling " to the United States, its allies in the region, and the people directly affected, Tillerson said.
  • Saudi FM: Qatar is 'brother state' but 'doing the wrong thing'

    Saudi FM: Qatar is 'brother state' but 'doing the wrong thing'

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    The statement from Saudi Arabia and its allies said: "This list is connected to Qatar and serves suspicious agendas in an indication of the duality of Qatar policies". Trump waded into the dispute on Tuesday, but seemed to only muddy the waters. "If you want to know how Qatar funds jihadis, look no further than the hostage deal", said a Syrian opposition figure who had previously negotiated with al-Qaeda affiliated groups on behalf of hostages.
  • N.Korea says leader Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missiles

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    North Korea also lacks the ability to support these missiles with accurate guidance. He also warned that North Korea could only face further worldwide isolation and more economic difficulties. North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un , presided over the launch of a new anti-ship cruise missile system on Thursday in Wonsan, on North Korea's east coast.
  • Iran rejects US statements on attacks in Tehran

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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said that as the Iran legislation moves forward, lawmakers will have an opportunity to offer amendments that would authorize new sanctions on Russian Federation. In the wake of the attacks, Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard also released a statement implying that the USA and Saudi Arabia were to blame .