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UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June

UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June

This is disappointing for Prime Minister Theresa May , who chose to call an early election to try to strengthen her hand in talks with the European Union on Brexit . She won the leadership with a massive majority with MPs. Britain's largely pro-Conservative press questioned whether she could remain in power with the clock ticking on the two-year European Union divorce process.



US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

Tillerson , speaking at the State Department , said the US would help support efforts to mediate the crisis, along with Kuwait - another Gulf country that has stepped up to try to broker a resolution. sanctions. "This list is connected to Qatar and serves suspicious agendas in an indication of the duality of Qatar policies", said the statement early Friday from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain.


Maharashtra farmers warn of intensified stir, including rail/road blockades

Maharashtra farmers warn of intensified stir, including rail/road blockades

What is raising eyebrows is the fact that the farmer just had Rs 60,000 debt and a few loans from private lenders. The Karmala police said Jadhav's suicide note was addressed to his friends and relatives. The terms of reference of the committee is to initiate talks with farmers and all political parties who have supporting the farmers protest in the state and also finalise the eligibility criterion for giving the loan waiver.



Police increase patrols in Tehran after Iran attacks

In a statement on Thursday, Cairo called on the worldwide community to increase efforts to fight terrorism and weaken its sources of support. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the Tehran attacks , which would mark the group's first major strikes in Iran .



Trump Contradicts Tillerson Line On Blockade Of Qatar Within Hours

Shortly after Tillerson's remarks, the Pentagon said that while the Qatar blockade was not affecting current operations against Islamic State , it was "hindering" the ability to plan for long-term operations. Home to some 10,000 troops, Al Udeid is central to the US-led fight against the Daesh terror group in Iraq and Syria. But Tillerson on Friday said the blockade was causing food shortages, the forced separation of families and children being pulled out of school.