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Qatar rebuffs terrorism list as Gulf crisis grows

Qatar rebuffs terrorism list as Gulf crisis grows

The developments intensified a confrontation between tiny-but-wealthy Qatar and a group of Arab nations led by Saudi Arabia and Egypt that accuse it of fomenting instability. Qatar has backed Islamist movements but vehemently denies supporting terrorism. But a diplomat in Kuwait briefed by foreign ministry officials said the emir's diplomacy had been about damage control and had yet to produce tangible results, with personality clashes playing a big role in the impasse.


Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing

Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing

Costa Rica goalkeeper Navas was criticised at several points last season for unconvincing displays which cost Real points leading to reports in the Spanish media that the club would make another move for De Gea . But I need to talk to Zidane. Ronaldo , a player United are naturally interested in, has a prohibitively high one billion euros (£880million) buyout clause in the new and improved deal he signed in November which ties him to the Bernabeu until 2021.


UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises

UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises

Two British ministers said Sunday that the new exterior cladding used in a renovation on Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations. He said that authorities were continuing to investigate whether any crimes had been committed in the inferno. Mr Khan said the images of the 24-storey building being ravaged by fire "should be forever seared into our nation's collective memory".


Paul Pisasale in court, facing extortion charges

Paul Pisasale in court, facing extortion charges

The CCC said Mr Pisasale was formally charged with one count of extortion and two other assault-related offences following an investigation by their officers. The assault charges reportedly relate to a woman in her 20s and conduct at Ipswich City Council's offices. Mr Tully said he would announce later on Wednesday whether he meant to run for mayor at a by-election in August.



Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman elevated to Crown Prince: SPA

He was appointed on 29 April 2015, as heir apparent by King Salman. Saudi King Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince , completing a gradual removal of powers from the previous prince Mohammed bin Nayef , 57, who has been fired.


Trump Attorney Insists President Is Not Under Investigation

Trump Attorney Insists President Is Not Under Investigation

He also commended Trump's use of social media -that he could barely defend -as being effective. But White House officials worry that Trump may fire Rosenstein and Mueller, a move that aides are actively against as it could be unconstitutional.