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What a hung Parliament means for Britain

What a hung Parliament means for Britain

Mrs May's shock policy on social care upset the elderly voters the Conservatives rely on and derailed her bid for election. Now, the plan has backfired, and May's party is weaker in Parliament , needing the votes of a small Northern Irish party to push through its agenda, and the government will be weaker in the Brexit negotiations.



United Kingdom power deal talks still ongoing: PM Theresa May's office

On Brexit , Mr Corbyn said he wants a "jobs-first Brexit" negotiated as quickly as possible along with guaranteeing the post-Brexit rights of European Union nationals living in the UK. He said: "I am backing Theresa May". The DUP is a socially conservative pro-British Protestant group that opposes abortion and same-sex marriage and once appointed an environment minister who believes human-driven climate change is a myth.


Qatar denies that charities fund terrorism

Qatar denies that charities fund terrorism

With backing from U.S. President Donald Trump , they accuse Qatar of supporting their regional arch-rival Iran as well as Islamist militants. U.S. President Donald Trump has offered strong criticism of Qatar as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called for "no further escalation" in the crisis.


Chinese President Calls for Solidarity, Cooperation with SCO Members

Chinese President Calls for Solidarity, Cooperation with SCO Members

Prime Minister Modi and Xi are here in the Kazakh capital to attend the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). Modi said unless coordinated efforts were made to contain radicalisation, recruitment of terrorists, their training and financing, it is impossible to find a solution.


Macron draws 'red line' over Syria after meeting Putin

Macron draws 'red line' over Syria after meeting Putin

The newly elected French leader said he favoured "a democratic transition" in Syria that would "preserve the Syrian state". "It is disappointing that what started as a rather productive conversation between the leaders of the two countries turned into another opportunity for President Macron to levy baseless accusations against RT", RT's editor in chief, Margarita Simonyan, told The Hollywood Reporter .



Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks - ministry

The attackers were armed with rifles and pistols and at least two blew themselves up with suicide vests, Iranian media reported. "The mastermind and main commander of terrorist attacks on the parliament and Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini was killed today by the security forces", intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency.