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Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

This was not quite the "Maybot" which had defined the first weeks of the Tory campaign but it was still a montonous performance from the prime minister who retains the awkward habit of a hybrid grin-grimace when she is under pressure. There were laughs from the audience when Mr Corbyn was asked why there was nothing in the Labour manifesto about abolishing the monarchy. When asked whether it was fair that winter fuel allowance should be means-tested in England but not in Scotland , Mrs May ...


Turkish Embassy Bodyguards Beat up Americans in Washington, Video Shows

Turkish Embassy Bodyguards Beat up Americans in Washington, Video Shows

Shortly after his meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's convoy drove across town to their country's embassy on Massachusetts Avenue. At their meeting Tuesday, Trump said the US would re-establish its military and economic partnership with Turkey, committing to backing Turkey's defense against both Islamic State and the PKK .



President Faure sends message of condolence to Sri Lanka following devastating floods

Sri Lanka has sought assistance from the global community, following the worst rains since 2003. All schools in flood-hit areas, including the capital Colombo , will be closed for a week, it said. "Several countries have responded so far to Sri Lanka's request", Karunanayake told CNN, including Russian Federation and China. China will donate relief items worth $2.2 million.



Convoy hit by coalition likely Iran-directed

The attack , which was condemned by Syria and Russian Federation and which threatens to inflame the war, came as President Trump set off on his first global trip to the Middle East. Syrian government negotiator Bashar al-Ja'afari said on Friday he had raised the incident with United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura at peace talks in Geneva.


UK says threat remains critical as police hunt Manchester attacker's network

UK says threat remains critical as police hunt Manchester attacker's network

Top intelligence and security officials in Britain's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) on Tuesday raised the threat level to "critical" - meaning an attack is expected imminently - the day after the attack. She said the military personnel will help armed police officers in guarding key sites. "They have made excellent progress with this investigation and, on behalf of the people of Greater Manchester, I would like to thank them for the incredible service they have given".