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Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday slammed United States president Donald Trump's remarks on the Tehran terror attacks that killed 13 people. Iran has indirectly suggested that Saudi Arabia, its major regional rival and a USA ally, played a role in the attack. The jihadi group has increased its propaganda output aimed at Iranians and Persian speakers this year, including a video in March that called on Iran's Sunnis to take up arms against Iran's Shiite elite.
  • US House passes bill gutting crisis-era banking regulations

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    But Republicans believe its responsibilities should be given to a new insurance advocate with the power to vote in the Financial Stability Oversight Council, an inter-agency group of federal and state regulators and other financial regulatory experts charged with identifying risks to financial stability under Dodd-Frank.
  • Russian Federation calls for dialogue in Qatar crisis

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    The UAE's national postal group suspended services to Qatar and the UAE aviation authority said it had closed air space for traffic to and from Doha. "The nation of Qatar, unfortunately, has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level", Trump told reporters in the White House Rose Garden, as Tillerson looked on.
  • London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say

    London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say

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    Among the outlets taking part are restaurants around Borough Market, where attackers stabbed five people to death after mowing down pedestrians on London Bridge, killing three. Police released further details today that showed Butt originally tried to rent a 7.5 tonne truck. The group's Aamaq news agency quoted a "security source", saying, "A Unit of Islamic State Fighters carried out London attacks yesterday".
  • Captors release Moammar Gadhafi's son after 5 years

    Captors release Moammar Gadhafi's son after 5 years

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    The 44-year-old - who was controversially granted a PhD by the London School of Economics in 2008 - was captured in November 2011 after three months on the run following the end of Gaddafi's decades-long rule. In July 2016, his lawyers claimed that their client had been released under an amnesty issued by the unrecognised authorities in the east of the country.
  • UK Stock Futures Slide As Election Points To Hung Parliament

    UK Stock Futures Slide As Election Points To Hung Parliament

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    In commodity markets , spot gold was 0.3 percent lower at $1,274.30 an ounce. However, the US Dollar struggled to hold onto its gains against the Pound for long as markets absorbed the implications of a hung parliament . Political deadlock in London could derail Brexit negotiations with the other 27 European Union countries before they even get started in earnest - due to begin on 19 June.
  • Gurgaon widow raped , accused arrested

    Gurgaon widow raped , accused arrested

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    TEN DAYS after a Bass Kusla resident was gangraped and her nine month old infant killed, Gurgaon Police have apprehended all three men responsible for the crime. He came several times in the past few weeks. "The next day, Ashish visited her residence in the evening when her children were playing outside and raped her", the victim said in her complaint.
  • A hung Parliament - 5 things to know

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    May had called Thursday's early election to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks but instead lost the Conservatives' overall majority in Parliament. Asked if she thought May would be able to stay in her job, the DUP leader told the BBC: "I don't know", adding: "I think it will be hard for her to survive".
  • Deadly protests in India highlight despair of poor landless farmers

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    Farmers' organisations , which have been agitating for better support prices for farm produce, loan waiver and other demands, have already said that the stir would end on the tenth day today. At least 56 people have been arrested and over 100 detained in connection with violence during the farmers agitation here. The SP said police is trying to identify the culprits by going through the video clips of the incidents of violence.
  • Trump calls Comey a liar

    Trump calls Comey a liar

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    President Donald Trump speaks June at the Infrastructure Summit with governors and mayors at the White House in Washington , D.C. President Donald Trump on Friday accused James Comey of lying to Congress and said he was "100 percent" willing to testify under oath about their conversations.
  • Unraveling the Qatar crisis

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    A blockade against Qatar by Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states was not affecting current operations against Islamic State, but was "hindering" the ability to plan for long-term operations, the Pentagon said on Friday. Late Tuesday, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said on Qatar-based Al Jazeera television that his country was ready for global mediation, adding that the emir had postponed a national speech on the crisis to leave Kuwait more room to "proceed and ...