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DUP and Sinn Fein make gains as SDLP and Alliance falter

Two women are poised to rescue British Prime Minister Theresa May after her disastrous election performance last week. However, their highly-charged sectarian rhetoric and associations must also be a major consideration, particularly given the threats already facing the Good Friday Agreement after Brexit.


Significant dates in life of ex-Panamanian dictator Noriega

Significant dates in life of ex-Panamanian dictator Noriega

The family of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has cremated his remains and held a private funeral for him. December 11, 2011: France extradites Noriega to Panama , where he was sentenced in absentia to three 20-year prison sentences for the murder of opponent Hugo Spadafora and military commander Moises Giroldi, and for killing rebellious soldiers trying to overthrow him in what became known as the Albrook massacre.



Author eats his book on live TV after wrong UK poll prediction

Theresa May made the stupidest decision of her political career, called elections, led a disastrous campaign, and Labor got 40.3% of the votes on June 9. "So, all I'm going to do is sit here and eat my book while you guys carry on", he told the news presenter. "I was surprised that Jeremy Corbyn got two percentage points more than I had expected".



Philippines says militants control 20 percent of besieged city

But previous statements form the US Embassy in Manila said Saturday that US Special Operations Forces are assisting the Philippine military at the request of the Philippine government. In recent years, it has faced a new threat as the rise of the Islamic State group in the Middle East has breathed new life into local militant networks and raised concerns about the risk of Indonesian fighters returning home.



'100 Percent' Would Testify Under Oath About Comey

Trump flatly denied Comey's testimony that the president asked him to let go of an investigation into Flynn - "I didn't say that" - and denied the former director's claim that Trump asked him for a pledge of personal loyalty. In his Friday remarks, Trump, who is known to have recorded conversations as a businessman, did not deny their existence. Mr Trump tweeted earlier on Friday he felt "complete vindication" after the hearing .



Qatar foreign minister denounces 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions

Qatar Airways offices were closed in Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia discussed the Qatar crisis as these countries' ambassadors met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara, Turkish media outlets reported on June 12.