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Theresa May's co-chiefs of staff quit after election

Theresa May's co-chiefs of staff quit after election

Mr Timothy said he took responsibility for his part in the campaign, including his role in the so-called " dementia tax ", which would have seen more people pay for the cost of their social care. The atmosphere in the Conservative Campaign HQ was said to have turned toxic. Katie Perrior said 10 Downing Street operated in a "pretty dysfunctional" manner during the 10 months in which she acted as Mrs May's director of communications.



Turkish president approves troops to Qatar

But he also warned that the response - Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates cut diplomatic ties on Monday and are trying to blockade Qatar by air and sea - could be counterproductive. The State Department had said the US learned only at the last minute about the Arab nations' plan to cut ties . "Our position on countering terrorism is stronger than numerous signatories of the joint statement - a fact that has been conveniently ignored by the authors", the ...


Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

At least 20 civilians and around 138 militants have also been killed, the government said. It was among the heaviest fighting seen in mainly Muslim Marawi as the air force battered parts of the city with strikes to support ground troops. "That's why we have community standards that explain what you can and cannot do on our service", a Facebook statement said. USA involvement follows several months of strained relations between the two long-time allies.


No Aadhaar, no sops: Centre to SC

No Aadhaar, no sops: Centre to SC

A bench of Justice AK Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan said that those who already possess an Aadhaar number will have to link it with PAN, but it can not be insisted upon in case of people not possessing an Aadhaar card. The court further suggested to Parliament to consider whether there is a need to "tone down the effect" of the proviso to Section 139AA (2) by limiting the consequences.


Deepa Jayakumar tries to enter Jayalalithaa's bungalow

Deepa Jayakumar tries to enter Jayalalithaa's bungalow

Deepa, who reached Jayalalitha Poes Garden residence earlier in the day, was barred from entering the house by the security forces. Incidentally, Deepa's brother Deepak was present in the house when she arrived.Deepa's supporters then staged a protest alleging that she was blocked by supporters of AIADMK Amma deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran when she tried to enter the house.



Seven suspects arrested for helping militants carry out Tehran attacks

The Sunni Muslim militants of Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks on the Shi'ite Muslim state. "An attack like this could provoke disproportionate counter-terror response in Iran ". Iranians from all walks of life held a massive funeral ceremony for the victims of the terrorist incidents on Friday. Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said the man, who remained unidentified, was killed by intelligence forces earlier in the day.