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May keeping key Cabinet members in place

In a message to her supporters, Mrs May said: 'As I said many times during the campaign, I wanted to achieve a large majority but that was not the result that we secured. Chancellor Philip Hammond , Home Secretary Amber Rudd , Brexit Secretary Davis Davis and Defense Secretary Michael Fallon are also staying. The move was denounced by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who called on her to stand aside and allow him to form an administration, declaring: "We are ready to serve".



Toyota dockside in Bermuda: Artemis give Team NZ their best chance

SoftBankTeam Japan open up a 3-1 lead by winning both races on day 2 (June 6) in the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Challenger Playoffs semi-finals. "We will get the boat back to 100 per cent at some stage and get back out there, but right now we are assessing the damage".


General Election: Seven challenges facing PM in next 10 days

General Election: Seven challenges facing PM in next 10 days

The Tories have 318 seats, the DUP 10, giving them a slim notional majority of six in the 650-seat legislature. Theresa May has said she will form a government with the support of the Democratic Unionists (DUP ) after her snap election call spectacularly backfired .



Trump offers to broker resolution to Gulf diplomatic crisis

Urging all sides to avoid further escalation of the conflict, Tillerson said the elements were available to resolve it. He said "it's important for France to remain in partnership with all these countries", especially with diplomatic, financial and economic interests at stake.


Turkey approves bill allowing troop deployment in Qatar

Turkey approves bill allowing troop deployment in Qatar

The blockings of sea, land and air connection imposed by several Arab countries on Qatar has stopped food shipments and led to the cancellation of flights. Al-Jubeir claimed that Qatar was undermining the Palestinian Authority and Egypt with its support of Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, which is classified as a terrorist group by the Egyptian authorities.



Pakistan condemns Iran terror attacks

Mohammad Javad Zarif in a tweet on Thursday called the comments on the attack in Tehran a day earlier "repugnant" and accused the USA of supporting terror. Earlier, US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said that "the depravity of terrorism has no place in a peaceful, civilized world". Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , the country's supreme leader, used the attacks to defend Tehran's involvement in wars overseas.