• Tentative deal struck between Theresa May and DUP to secure coalition

    Tentative deal struck between Theresa May and DUP to secure coalition

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    Downing St. has already said that the most senior ministers - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their jobs. "The DUP today (Saturday) held discussions with representatives of the Conservative Party in line with Arlene Foster's commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge", the party said.
  • Afghan soldier kills 3 US service members

    Afghan soldier kills 3 US service members

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    Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP the Afghan commando had opened fire on US troops during an operation in the volatile Achin district . Two Afghan border policemen were also recently killed by USA aircraft friendly fire during a joint operation in the southern province of Helmand. When heroes fall, Americans grieve.
  • Fuglsang outshines Porte and Froome to win Dauphine

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    Froome's team mate Kennaugh was part of the day's breakaway and he dropped compatriot Ben Swift (United Arab Emirates) on the final climb to claim his second stage win in the Dauphine. It looked like being enough despite the gradients on the final stage but Fuglsang threw a spanner in the works, cementing his place as a contender for the Tour de France.
  • Haley's Remarks on UN Human Rights Body Offer Hopeful Alternative

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    Jamil Dakwar, director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Human Rights Program, said in a statement he was not impressed with Haley's admonitions. Danon will accompany Haley throughout most of the trip, except during her meetings with the Palestinians and while she takes a private tour of Jerusalem's holy sites.
  • Merkel says EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

    Merkel says EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

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    The party won 318 seats, eight less than the total 326 required, which forced her to join hands with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party. "We know when they must end", tweeted Mr Donald Tusk, the European Union summit chair overseeing the negotiations the European Union had planned to start on June 19.
  • United States joins battle against Daesh-linked group in southern Philippines

    United States joins battle against Daesh-linked group in southern Philippines

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    Documents, video and other materials obtained by the military showed Abu Sayyaf and the Maute group joining forces to take control of Marawi. At least 20 civilians and around 138 militants have also been killed, the government said. When asked about US support to fight the pro-Islamic State militants in Marawi City on the island of Mindanao, Duterte said he was "not aware of that until they arrived".
  • Unionists, Tories come to terms on United Kingdom government

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    That means the DUP will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. "The details will be put forward for discussion and agreement at a Cabinet meeting on Monday". May's departure from Downing St.is remorseless". It was another humiliation for May, and a sign that the socially conservative DUP , with its strong focus on Northern Ireland's specific political complexities, will not necessarily be a compliant partner for her minority government.
  • London police make three arrests over terror attack

    London police make three arrests over terror attack

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    Met Police said: 'All three were arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism offences under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000. The latest arrests come on the eve of Britain's general election today, after a political campaign marred by the London attack and a suicide bombing in Manchester last month which left 22 people dead.
  • Russia Calls for Dialogue in Qatar crisis

    Russia Calls for Dialogue in Qatar crisis

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    The government of Qatar said that in the report which was published on May 23, remarks which questioned whether Donald Trump's stay as United States president would last and which were friendly to Israel and Iran were falsely attributed to the country's ruler.
  • DUP to support minority government after deal reached

    DUP to support minority government after deal reached

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    Numerous party members are also uncomfortable with the kind of deal that will have to be struck with the DUP, a socially conservative party that takes an opposing stance on issues such as abortion and same sex marriages. But she seems secure for the immediate future, because senior Conservatives don't want to plunge the party into a damaging leadership contest. "I think its quite possible there'll be an election later this year or early next year, and that might be a good thing, because we ...
  • What we know - and don't know - about Jared Kushner's Russia contacts

    What we know - and don't know - about Jared Kushner's Russia contacts

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    Kushner, Trump added, is "respected by virtually everyone" and "is a very good person". Reports about Jared Kushner allegedly discussing setting up a secret communication channel with Russian Federation have left Arizona Sen. Still, unnamed administration officials close to the president reportedly are pushing Kushner to step aside during the investigation. "I don't see any big issue here", he said in a TV interview on Sunday.