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Michel Temer: Court rules in favour of Brazil leader

SAO PAULO Brazil's Supreme Federal Court urged a thorough investigation into reports that the country's secret security service spied on Justice Edson Fachin, in the latest clash involving President Michel Temer's embattled administration.Court president Carmen LĂșcia said in a statement on Saturday that, if proved accurate, such reports show an inadmissible meddling into the court and an attack against democratic liberties in Latin America's biggest country.


Trump's environment official skipping much of G7 summit

Trump's environment official skipping much of G7 summit

Catherine McKenna met with Scott Pruitt , the Administrator of the EPA , and the environment ministers of the other developed nations in the G7 in Bologna , Italy, over the weekend where, according to Ms. The remainder of the US delegation were largely quiet, she said. A major demonstration against Trump's decision is planned for Sunday afternoon in Bologna , an ancient university city and bastion of progressive activism.


Iran flies food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Iran flies food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said Monday that Qatar is in contact with worldwide aviation authorities and legal organizations as it tries to fight back against moves by Saudi Arabia and its allies to cut off its land, air and sea access.



North Korea conducts fifth missile test in a month

KCNA said launched cruise missile detected and hit a lay boat floating on the East Sea after making the "precise circuitous flights". The three previous tests were of ballistic missiles, with North Korea appearing determined to develop a missile capable of carrying a nuclear weapon and reaching the USA mainland.



Brexit brick wall awaits 'clueless' Theresa May

The British election results are definitely a setback for Prime Minister Theresa May, who hoped to win a bigger mandate in the snap vote and improve her position in negotiations with the European Union on Britain's exit from the 28-nation bloc .


Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

Iranian authorities on Sunday stated they had arrested six people involved in the attacks in Tehran last week, which killed at least 17 and injured 52 people. This is the first time the Sunni extremist group carried out attacks in Shia-majority Iran. Iranian Police Chief Hossein Ashtari on Saturday also mentioned they had arrested around 60 suspects near Tehran , accused of having links to the deadly shootings and bombing.