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UK’s Johnson to challenge PM May

UK’s Johnson to challenge PM May

🕔10:59, 11.Jun 2017

British foreign minister Boris Johnson has been asked by five other ministers to launch a bid to replace Theresa May as the country’s prime minister after she failed to win a parliamentary majority in an election last week, the Sunday

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French elect parliament as polls forecast Macron landslide

French elect parliament as polls forecast Macron landslide

🕔10:57, 11.Jun 2017

French voters head to the polls on Sunday for the first of two rounds of a parliamentary election expected to give new President Emmanuel Macron a solid majority that should allow him to carry out far-reaching reforms. Just a month

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UK leader seen fighting for survival after polls

UK leader seen fighting for survival after polls

🕔12:08, 10.Jun 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a slew of criticism after a failed election campaign left her short of a parliamentary majority and fighting for survival as the clock ticks down to the start of Brexit talks. May’s gamble that

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Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism blacklist

Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism blacklist

🕔12:00, 10.Jun 2017

Qatar dismissed allegations of support for Islamist militancy on Friday after four Arab states, which cut ties with Qatar this week, blacklisted as terrorists dozens of people with alleged links to Qatar. The announcement by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab

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Suicide bomber kills at least 31 in crowded Iraqi market

Suicide bomber kills at least 31 in crowded Iraqi market

🕔11:58, 10.Jun 2017

A woman suicide bomber killed at least 31 people and wounded 35 in a crowded market in the town of Musayab, 80 km (50 miles) south of Baghdad, on Friday, security sources said. Islamic State claimed the attack, as well

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Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis

Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis

🕔07:46, 9.Jun 2017

Qatar vowed on Thursday to ride out the isolation imposed on it by fellow Arab states over its alleged support for terrorism and said it would not compromise its sovereignty over foreign policy to resolve the region’s biggest diplomatic crisis

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UK election heads for stalemate

UK election heads for stalemate

🕔07:42, 9.Jun 2017

British voters punished Theresa May for her electoral gamble by denying her the resounding mandate she wanted to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks, casting doubt over her premiership and raising the prospect of a deadlocked parliament. An exit poll

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Australian counter-terrorism police conduct raids

Australian counter-terrorism police conduct raids

🕔07:00, 9.Jun 2017

Australian counter-terrorism police conducted pre-dawn raids in the southern city of Melbourne on Friday and were questioning three men they said were suspected of providing weapons used in a deadly siege this week claimed by the Islamic State group. The

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Qatar finds state news agency hacked

Qatar finds state news agency hacked

🕔09:51, 8.Jun 2017

A preliminary investigation has confirmed that Qatar’s state news agency was hacked, and false statements attributed to the country’s ruler were posted that helped ignite a rift with other Gulf states, the Qatari foreign ministry said on Wednesday. Saudi Arabia,

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North Korea fires suspected land-to-ship missiles

North Korea fires suspected land-to-ship missiles

🕔09:47, 8.Jun 2017

North Korea fired what appeared to be several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, the latest in a fast-paced series of missile tests defying world pressure to rein in its weapons program. The launches

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Bodies, debris found in search for missing Myanmar aircraft

Bodies, debris found in search for missing Myanmar aircraft

🕔09:43, 8.Jun 2017

Bodies and aircraft debris were found in the sea off the southern coast of Myanmar on Thursday by a navy ship searching for a military plane which went missing with 122 soldiers, family members and crew on board. Three bodies,

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Macron set for biggest majority since De Gaulle

Macron set for biggest majority since De Gaulle

🕔09:21, 7.Jun 2017

Emmanuel Macron’s party is set to win the biggest parliamentary majority for a French president since Charles de Gaulle’s 1968 landslide, a survey of voter intentions for the coming legislative elections showed on Tuesday. Such a majority would give Macron’s

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Trump takes sides in Arab rift

Trump takes sides in Arab rift

🕔09:15, 7.Jun 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump took sides in a deep rift in the Arab world on Tuesday, praising Middle East countries’ actions against American ally Qatar over Islamist militants even though the tiny Gulf state hosts the largest U.S. air base

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Man arrested after Australian flight evacuated

Man arrested after Australian flight evacuated

🕔10:11, 6.Jun 2017

Passengers on a Virgin Australia flight from Sydney to Albury jumped 1.2 metres from the plane onto the tarmac after being told to “get out and run, run, run” as soon as the plane landed, News.com.au reported. A passenger on

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US does not want rift between Qatar, Gulf countries

US does not want rift between Qatar, Gulf countries

🕔10:07, 6.Jun 2017

The United States does not want to see a “permanent rift” between Gulf countries, a senior U.S. administration official said on Monday, after some Gulf and Arab countries cut ties with Qatar over alleged support for Islamists and Iran. Still,

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100,000 children in extreme danger in Mosul

100,000 children in extreme danger in Mosul

🕔10:06, 6.Jun 2017

About 100,000 children are trapped in extremely dangerous conditions in the remaining Islamic State-held enclave in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the United Nations said on Monday. Children were being used as human shields by the insurgents or were

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Saudi, Egypt, UAE sever ties to Qatar

Saudi, Egypt, UAE sever ties to Qatar

🕔13:59, 5.Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism, opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world. The

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Maltese PM wins second term in snap polls

Maltese PM wins second term in snap polls

🕔07:33, 5.Jun 2017

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat won a second term in office after calling a snap parliamentary election last month to counter allegations of corruption against his wife and some of his political allies. Muscat’s Labour Party won 55 percent of

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Islamic State claims responsibility for London attack

Islamic State claims responsibility for London attack

🕔07:31, 5.Jun 2017

Islamic State claimed responsibility for Saturday night’s attack in London which killed seven people and wounded dozens, the militant group’s agency Amaq said on Sunday. “A detachment of Islamic State fighters executed yesterday’s London attack,” a statement posted on Amaq’s

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Thousands join Hong Kong vigil for Tiananmen anniversary

Thousands join Hong Kong vigil for Tiananmen anniversary

🕔07:29, 5.Jun 2017

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Sunday for a candlelight vigil to mark the 28th anniversary of China’s crackdown on pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing’s Tianamen Square, while Taiwan urged China to make a transition

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