• Merkel in Argentina to talk Trump, trade and climate change

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    Both the ruling Conservative Party and the opposition Labour Party fell short of an overall majority, setting leadership adrift. "If there is a will to sign such an agreement.then we must also make compromises", she added. "At this moment I don't see any obstacle for us carrying out the negotiations as they have been planned", she later added. She said the PM's hopes of keeping key benefits of European Union membership after Britain leaves, such as single market access, would be dashed.
  • Iran rejects Donald Trump's comments on Tehran attacks

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    Iranian authorities arrested another seven persons linked to the two deadly terror attacks in the capital Tehran earlier this week which killed 17 people, police said on Saturday. The comments sparked anger from Iranians on social media, who recalled the vigils in Tehran that followed the September 11 attacks. That was condemned by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif , who tweeted: "Repugnant WH (White House) statement.as Iranians counter terror backed by USA clients".
  • UAE closes its airspace to planes from Doha, blocks Qatari websites

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    Tillerson said the blockade was "impairing U.S. and other worldwide business activities in the region", and had also caused inadvertent humanitarian consequences. Other U.S. officials have said Qatar has already taken some steps to reduce terror funding but that the steps are insufficient. A spokesman said that, while military operations against Islamic State from Qatar had not been interrupted, the "evolving situation is hindering our ability to plan for longer-term military operations".
  • Photos show gunmen storming Iran's parliament during attacks in Tehran

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    On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavai , said the country was investigating whether Saudi Arabia had a role Wednesday's attacks. President Donald Trump is suggesting that Iran shares some of the blame for twin terrorist attacks on its parliament and a shrine, insisting that those who sponsor terrorism "risk falling victim to the evil they promote".
  • Paris' Notre-Dame's assailant reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

    Paris' Notre-Dame's assailant reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

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    A woman interviewed from inside Notre Dame by Britain's Sky News told of hearing shots and screams, then seeing a human wave of fearful sightseers pour into the cathedral for shelter. Hundreds of tourists were inside the cathedral when the attacker struck. As they neared the cathedral, they could hear police sirens and saw officers rushing toward the famed landmark.
  • UK PM To Seek Queen's Permission To Form Govt

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    She said: "The government I lead will put fairness and opportunity at the heart of everything we do so that we will fulfil the promise of Brexit together and over the next five years build a country in which no one and no community is left behind, a country in which prosperity and opportunity are shared across this United Kingdom ".
  • Putin denies knowledge of Trump son-in-law back channel proposal

    Putin denies knowledge of Trump son-in-law back channel proposal

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he has no knowledge of a reported pre-inauguration proposal by President Donald Trump's son in law and top aide Jared Kushner to set up a secret, bug-proof communications channel with the Kremlin. And I got up and left. That ridiculous moment came after Kelly asked him about the U.S. Justice Department's investigation into Russian influence on the election .
  • Britain: May to form government with DUP

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    Within hours of it becoming clear that the DUP is to sustain the Conservatives in government, senior Tories were facing hostile questions from Westminster journalists about the DUP's positions on abortion, gay marriage and climate change. "One of them is country, one of the others is LGBTI rights". She added that the DUP's right-wing, Christian conservative ideology means their views are more extreme than most Northern Irish people, yet may find their views given undue prominence in policy ...
  • Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

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    However, if the Conservative Party had won just 287 more votes needed to secure five knife-edge Labour seats, they would have commanded a majority alone. It is also not known if the other parties will be determined to obstruct her path, and come together to let Mr Corbyn - known to be on the left wing of Labour - lead a new government .
  • Led Forces Working With Islamic State Group in Raqqa: Russia

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    Elsewhere, he said that Iran's policy is based on "independence" and "non-reliance to the global powers". The United Nation's children agency warned Friday that the fight for the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa in northern Syria is threatening the lives of more than 40,000 children, as overnight airstrikes on the city claimed the lives of more than a dozen people.