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Qatar begins shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

Qatar begins shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift The Gulf states expelled Qatari nationals from their territory, cut trade links to the emirate and banned Qatar's national airline from their airspace. The Doha-based airline said net profit lifted nearly 22% to 1.97bn Qatari riyals ($541m, £426m) for the year to the end of March compared to 12 months ago, as the state-owned carrier boosted passenger numbers 20% to 30 million. [Full Article...]

Shivraj Singh Chouhan Begins Indefinite Fast in Bhopal for 'Peace'

He also said the government was in the process of setting up a Rs. 1,000-crore Price Stabilisation Fund to purchase farm produce at the MSP. "Now he stands exposed, he, instead of hypocrisy, should work for farmers who are in deep distress and ensure that they get satisfactory price for their produce and loan waiver ", Mr Agrawal said. [Full Article...]

Pound dives as UK enters new period of uncertainty

The political chaos resulting from the General Election adds a "new level of uncertainty" and raises the likelihood of a softer Brexit approach in negotiations that start in less than two weeks, an analyst at Nomura said. European Union figures are also looking on with scepticism as May struggles to stitch together an alliance with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists to prop up her governm... [Full Article...]

'Dead woman walking': UK's Theresa May clings to power

'Dead woman walking': UK's Theresa May clings to power We want a partnership with Europe, we want an agreement that maximises our access to the single market, comes to an arrangement on immigration, continues the security cooperation we already have with Europe", he told BBC television. Former chancellor George Osborne predicted that Mrs May could be forced out of No 10 within a matter of days, saying she was "dead woman walking". [Full Article...]

DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached

DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached Corbyn called yesterday morning for May to resign. "Everybody is positioning themselves", said Anand Menon , professor of European politics and foreign affairs at Kings College London . Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) agreed in principle to a "confidence and supply" deal with the Conservative Party, a Downing Street statement said Saturday. [Full Article...]

IS threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

IS threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia The statement came after the Law Enforcement forces in the western province of Kermanshah arrested two people in Ravansar who are said to be involved in the two terrorist attacks in Tehran . Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad-Zarif called it " repugnant " on Twitter and said the Iranian people "reject" the statement. The Revolutionary Guard Corps vowed to take revenge for the attacks... [Full Article...]

England beat Venezuela to become FIFA U-20 World Cup champions

England beat Venezuela to become FIFA U-20 World Cup champions Dominic Calvert-Lewin, the match-winner, is, along with Sir Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters , one of only three England players to score in a World Cup final. They've competed in each age division since they were little and made their way up in the clubs. With Jack Wilshere heading back to Arsenal after a loan spell, Cook is likely to play more first team football next season. [Full Article...]

Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants The cooperation between the longtime allies in the battle is significant because Duterte, who came to power a year ago, has taken a hostile stance towards Washington and has vowed to eject U.S. Edgard Arevalo. We believe that having the United States intervening, especially in times of martial law, will pave the way to allow more foreign troops in the country and undermine our sovereignty just a... [Full Article...]

Director: 'Wonder Woman' a 'hero' for all

Wonder Woman's opening weekend topped Fifty Shades of Grey's $85 million bow to become the largest first frame ever for a female-directed pic . Initial reports indicated that Wonder Woman destroyed the box office over its opening weekend, but you can now officially tip your hat to Patty Jenkins: her film had a total global opening weekend of $223 million, the highest USA opening week... [Full Article...]

Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives A spokesman for May's office had earlier declined to comment on the timing of any talks between the two parties. That calculation backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped the Conservatives of their parliamentary majority. After an initial round of discussions, Downing Street had said on Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP . [Full Article...]

Theresa May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party

Theresa May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party A fresh election is the only alternative available to British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives other than agreeing a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to remain in government, a senior Conservative lawmaker said on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China

It said until the us and its followers make the right choices, the North's "ultra-precision and diversified Juche Rocket" will continue to thunder and skyrocket in full blast in numbers and in succession. Mattis sought to ease concerns for allies in the Asia-Pacific, saying the region was a priority and the primary effort was alliance building. The analyst argued that the United States is try... [Full Article...]

UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next PARKER: It's a really unusual one because it wasn't just the opinion polls. "I could not care less what people get up to in terms of their sexuality, that's not a matter for me, when it becomes a matter for me is when people try to redefine marriage". [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump surprised by 'level of viciousness'

Ivanka Trump surprised by 'level of viciousness' President Trump's tenure has been marred with several controversies since the inauguration. "There's a level of viciousness that I was not expecting", Ivanka Trump said , when asked about her move to D.C. Through his personal attorney, Trump last week held up Comey's testimony as confirmation that he was not personally under investigation in the Russian Federation probe-while at the very... [Full Article...]

Sandeep Dikshit's Comment Against Army Chief Was Wrong: Rahul Gandhi

Sandeep Dikshit's Comment Against Army Chief Was Wrong: Rahul Gandhi He later put out a tweet on his official-but-unverified page, saying: "I have reservations on a comment of the Army Chief, but I should have chosen appropriate words. Sitharaman also referred to Rahul Gandhi's "khoon ki dalali" barb at Prime Minister Narendra Modi a year ago. The Congress leader said that Pakistan has violated ceasefire agreement more than 1400 times since Narendra Modi led... [Full Article...]

Hundreds arrested in Russian corruption protests

Hundreds arrested in Russian corruption protests Alexei Borsenko, a Vladivostok demonstrator who eluded a police attempt to detain him, cited Iceland's prime minister stepping down in the fallout from the "Panama Papers" scandal, while "our prime minister is caught on such big corruption cases and he doesn't go anywhere". [Full Article...]

Police Announce New Arrest Linked To London Bridge Attack

As the fallout from the atrocity continued, all eight people killed in the massacre were identified, while a further 10 victims remain critical. Thomas' girlfriend was seriously injured after being hit by the attackers' van. One of the attackers, Khuram Shazad Butt , had appeared in a documentary " The Jihadis Next Door " and was known to investigators but police said he was not believed to be ... [Full Article...]

Philippine police say casino attacker was indebted gambler

Philippine police say casino attacker was indebted gambler He was later found dead on the fifth floor of a hotel connected to the complex, the 38th fatality of the night. "We have finally established the identity of the attacker", Oscar Albayalde, chief of the capital's police office, told a media briefing on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Inventor of Hawaiian pizza dies at 83

Inventor of Hawaiian pizza dies at 83 The Hawaiian name is said to have come from the can of pineapples used the first time the iconic pizza was created. But while pineapple on pizza has its supporters, it has picked up some notable detractors. Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada, however has said that he is a fan, tweeting about being on #teampineapple this year. "He was a protector and his candid sense of humour, laughter... [Full Article...]

McCain says his confusing questions to Comey resulted from tiredness

Tim Kaine said Thursday's revelations that former FBI Director James Comey was asked to alter his language when discussing an investigation involving former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should be consigned to the past. One netizen stated plainly that McCain's performance was "sad", as he "can't distinguish between the Clinton email investigation and Trump/Russia investigation". [Full Article...]


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